Meelick/Eyrecourt's James Downey tussling for possession with Ballinderreen's Kevin Lane during Saturday's Intermediate hurling final at Kenny Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Larkin’s strike proves critical as Ballinderreen get job done

Ballinderreen  1-14 Meelick/Eyrecourt  0-13 THEY may have had to delay their celebrations by 12 months but Ballinderreen were finally crowned county Intermediate champions last Saturday after a well-deserved victory over Meelick/Eyrecourt. The demons from last year’s final...
Galway United manager Shane Keegan follows the action against Dundalk at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday night.

Galway United boss Keegan uncertain of future after Westerners relegated

SHANE Keegan believes Galway United have every chance of making an immediate return to the Premier Division – and he wants to be the man to lead them back to the top-flight. He was handed...
Galway United's Kevin Devaney gets to the ball ahead of Dundalk's Jamie McGrath during Friday's Premier Division tie at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy

Relegation disaster for Galway Utd despite courageous last stand

Galway United  3 Dundalk  4 THE guts of 3,500 minutes of football was summed up in an hour and a half on Friday night as Galway United bid adieu to the Premier Division after a three-year...
Williamstown's Sean Smyth breaking away from Pádraig Ó Domhnaill of Oileáin Árann during the recent intermediate football semi-final replay. The match is now at the centre of an ongoing dispute.

Galway intermediate football final in doubt over possible appeal by Oileáin Árann

UNCERTAINTY continues to reign in the Galway Intermediate Football Championship as the weekend approaches with the county final fixture between Claregalway and Williamstown at 1pm on Saturday at Pearse Stadium still in doubt. If the...
Winning Galway trainer Pat Kelly and jockey Davy Russell after Presenting Percy's impressive chasing debut at Ballybrit.

Presenting Percy steals show in a flying debut over fences

OVER 150 horses were in action at the two-day Galway October Bank Holiday meeting, but fittingly the one to leave the biggest impression on Ballybrit punters was the locally-trained Presenting Percy. A smooth winner of...
Connacht's Tom Farrell tries to fend off Munster's Rory Scannell and Peter O'Mahony during Friday night's Guinness Pro14 encounter at the Sportsground. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Creative Connacht rock ‘red army’ with a rousing display

Connacht 20 Munster 16 THIS was clash of styles and a triumph of creativity and ingenuity over brute force and ignorance. Connacht offered more in almost every facet of the game making more yards with ball...


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