Galway's Liam Silke tries to halt the progress of Roscommon's Cathal Cregg during Sunday's Connacht senior football final at Pearse Stadium. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Early promise gives way to despair as Galway collapse

HOW does a side that scores 0-10 from 11 shots at the target in one half of football and seemingly cruising to a second successive Connacht title, come out for the second period and...
Galway's Noren Coen gets the ball away against Kilkenny's Claire Phelan at Kenny Park.

Lucky goal for Cats is enough to end Galway winning streak

Kilkenny 1-13 Galway 0-14 Eanna O’Reilly at Kenny Park THE Galway senior camogie team suffered their first defeat of 2019 in their group 1 championship opener against a strong Kilkenny outfit on Saturday. The Cats arrived in...
Galway midfielder James McLaughlin getting the better of Roscommon's Cian Glennon in an earlier round of the Connacht minor football championship. He will be central to their hopes of overcoming Mayo on Friday evening.

Pressure on Galway minors to deliver in clash with Mayo

THE powers that be in the GAA, whether by design or by accident, may have diluted the status of the Connacht minor football championship, in this its second year as an U17s competition, but...
Galway United's Shane Doherty who was on target in their First Division defeat to Limerick at the Markets Field on Saturday.

Doherty goal not enough to save United from latest loss

Limerick 2 Galway United 1 AN abysmal second-half performance saw Galway United slump to an 11th defeat of the season on Saturday – and their ninth by just a single goal. Leading 1-0 at the break courtesy...
Galway's Jonathan Ryan, in action against Sligo's Stephen Barrett, will be a key figure in their bid to retain the Connacht Junior football title on Sunday.

Champions Galway lay provincial junior title on the line

DESPITE an impressive win over Sligo in the Connacht junior football championship semi-final, Galway manager Matt Duggan has upped the ante in his squad by making two changes for the Tribesmen’s provincial decider against...
Galway's Adrian Tuohey aims for the posts as Kilkenny's Paddy Deegan gives chase during Sunday's Leinster hurling championship tie at Nowlan Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Galway can get the better of Dublin to claim place in Leinster hurling final

THERE’S a multitude of permutations ahead of the Leinster hurling championship’s final series of round-robin games on Saturday evening, but just one of them – a Galway loss to Dublin and a draw in...


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