Galway's Eoghan Tinney takes on Cathal Hickey of Meath during the All-Ireland minor football semi-final at Croke Park on Saturday. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile.

Galway’s goal blitz helps to turns tables on Meath boys

Galway 3-13 Meath 2-9 THE Galway minor footballers did it again! Seven points down in the first-half against Clare in late July, they bounced back to win the All-Ireland quarter-final by seven points. And it was...
Galway's Seán Andy Ó Ceallaigh and Eamonn Brannigan try to halt the progres of Dublin's Dean Rock during Sunday's All-Ireland senior football semi-final at Croke Park. Photos: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Tribesmen sent packing by ruthless Dublin men in mis-match

DUBLIN 1-24 GALWAY 2-12 THERE can be no quibble about the honesty or integrity of the Galway effort in this showdown with Dublin at Croke Park on Saturday evening, but equally there can be no doubt...
Galway's Róisín Leonard scoring her team's third goal despite the efforts of Rebecca O'Malley of Mayo during the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football quarter-final at Dr. Hyde Park on Sunday. Photo: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile.

Leonard leads the goal blitz as Galway crush arch rivals

Galway 5-11 Mayo 0-12 GALWAY’S senior ladies football team are in the All-Ireland semi-finals for the first time since 2014 after they inflicted another defeat over Connacht rivals Mayo last Sunday. Two Roisin Leonard strikes along with...

Galway must throw caution to the wind in defining match of the year

THE Galway footballers are probably feeling a little unloved this week . . . a strange phenomenon for a group of players who have become the first team from the county to reach a...

Sammon remains a believer despite setback

GALWAY great Liam Sammon may be a football purist who is largely abhorred by the modern, ultra-defensive game but even he concedes he would sacrifice his ideals for another All-Ireland senior football championship medal. As...

Galway need to hit top gear to topple champs

THE Galway senior footballers didn’t become a bad team overnight. They played badly last Saturday evening at Pearse Stadium. Really badly. But surely there’s a kick in them now, as they face the might of...


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