Sharpshooter Tierney on the mark as Ramblers advance in Cup

2013-04-09Soccer Round Up with Mike Rafferty PLYING their trade in the lower leagues, Ramblers don’t get too many days in the limelight but a weekend cup semi final victory is a big cause for...

Galway keeper Forde proving worth at international level

THE joy of keeping a clean sheet in Sweden in his first competitive game as Republic of Ireland goalkeeper gave way to the despair of conceding a last-gasp equaliser to Austria in Dublin during...

Great servant O’Connor to hang up his rugby boots

Rugby Round Up with Rob Murphy ONE of Connacht’s most prominent rugby players has announced his retirement this week. Johnny O’Connor was a household name in the west and throughout Ireland over the past...

Sice’s goal sparks storming finish by footballers

FRANCIS FARRAGHER AT PEARSE STADIUM Galway 1-16Wexford 0-11 SPORT at times can be a curiously mysterious affair . . . for threequarters of this tie, Galway stared full eyed at the spectre of relegation...

Record-breaker Lally leads big medal haul for Galway athletes

ALANNA Lally, Galway City Harriers, stole the show with two outstanding performances and two gold medals at the Woodies DIY All-Ireland Juvenile Indoor championships held in the Athlone IT Arena. Competing in the U18...

Mervue United go top after routing hapless Waterford

Waterford United 0 Mervue United 4 Brendan White at the RSC MERVUE United moved to the top of the Airtricity League First Division with a thumping 4-0 win against Waterford United at the RSC...


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