Connacht out half Jack Carty who will be a key figure for the province in their upcoming PRO 14 and European Challenge Cup campaigns.

Carty is eager to put best foot forward against Glasgow Warriors

AFTER a pre-season that has generated no small measure of expectation, Connacht duo Jack Carty and Tom Farrell said they are both looking forward to their Guinness Pro14 opener against Glasgow Warriors at the...
Galway United's Eoin McCormack tries to break free from Keith Buckley of Bohemians during Friday night's FAI Cup tie at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Ryan’s heroics save Galway Utd from FAI Cup trimming

Galway United 0 Bohemians 2 THE straw-clutchers had a field day after the final whistle on Friday night, but the reality is that Galway United’s season is over in everything but name before the primary schools...
Connacht's new Head Coach Andy Friend who wants the team to build on their good pre-season form in friendlies.

New Connacht Head Coach Friend kicks off new season with home PRO 14 tie

A new era begins in Connacht as head coach Andy Friend takes charge of his first competitive fixture when Glasgow Warriors visit the Sportsground in the opening game of the New Guinness Pro14 Rugby...
Galway jockey Graham Lee steering Alpha Delphini (right) to a shock win in the Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes at York last Friday.

Galway jockey achieves second Group One win on the flat in dramatic finish

THE races are literally miles apart. One is the longest steeplechase over four miles and 514 yards in Great Britain and the other is over the shortest distance on the flat – a five-furlong...
Galway centre forward Aidan Halloran breaking past the challenge of Meath's James O'Hare during last month's All-Ireland minor football semi-final at Croke Park.

Outsiders Galway primed for mighty tilt at the champions

THEY’VE faced – and overcome – adversity throughout this season, but the greatest challenge of all awaits the Galway minor footballers at Croke Park on Sunday (1pm) when they take on reigning champions Kerry...
Colm Mannion of Mountbellew-Moylough moving forward is chased by Stephen Lawless of Caherlistrane during Sunday's senior football championship tie at Tuam Stadium. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Disappointing stuff as Daly’s frees see Mountbellew home

Mountbellew-Moylough 0-10 Caherlistrane 0-8 AS the scoreline might suggest, and the fact that just six of the 18 scores came from play, this third round championship match was certainly nothing to write home about as Mountbellew-Moylough...


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