Mullagh's Kevin Briscoe is challenged by Stephen Forde and Mark Kennedy of Clarinbridge during the first round of the Galway senior hurling championshis. Both teams return to action in the title race this weekend.

Turloughmore and Liam Mellows to square up in match of the weekend

SENIOR championship hurling is back – well, until Sunday evening that is when action concludes until August and the intercounty game takes centre stage once again. The opening round of action whetted the appetite for...
Galway full-back Sarah Lynch who be eager to help put the shackles on the Dionegal forwards in Saturday's National Ladies Football League semi-final in Longford.

Tribeswomen primed to overcome Donegal for second time in a fortnight

IT’S a competition Galway have never won, but the Tribeswomen will be hoping to take an important step forward in their quest for a first ever Division 1 league title at Pearse Park, Longford...
Galway United's Mark Hannon lines up his options against Limerick in Friday night's First Division tie at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

United still firing blanks in latest First Division defeat

Galway United 0 Limerick 1 Patrick Flaherty  at Eamon Deacy Park WHEN a respected member of the Galway media is seriously asking a 37-year-old manager if it’s time for him to lace up the boots again, you...
St Thomas' Shane Cooney tries to escape the clutches of Liam Mellows' Adrian Morrissey at Kenny Park.

It’s revenge of sorts as Liam Mellows down the champions

LIAM MELLOWS 1-17 St. THOMAS’ 0-14 THE extent of Conor Cooney’s ankle injury became the main talking point from Sunday’s televised match in Group 1, as Liam Mellows ran out comfortable winners over a St. Thomas’...
Connacht captain Jared Butler who produced a strong finish in their narrow PRO14 win over Zebre last Saturday,

Disjointed Connacht survive poor performance in Parma

Zebre   5 Connacht 6 Rob Murphy at Stadio Lanfranchi EVERYONE take a deep breath. Connacht are still on track. This was almost a major low point but somehow the men in green survived in Parma on Saturday...
Cathal Mannion of Ahascragh/Fohenagh prepares to strike against Cyril Donnellan of Padraig Pearses during Sunday's senior hurling tie at Kenny Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Only a few count

THERE’S nothing like jumping to conclusions after the opening round of the Galway senior hurling championship which swung into action last weekend. Already, we are feeling brave enough to predict that the county champions will...


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