Galway set to carry too much firepower for Wexford

THE biggest crowd to attend a Leinster hurling final in modern times is predicted for Croke Park on Sunday. Estimates of 50,000 are not being dismissed as high-flying Galway take on rejuvenated Wexford for...

Struggling United facing the drop after two more defeats

Galway United 1 Bray Wanderers 2 IT’S not that long ago since any game against Bray Wanderers was perceived as arguably the best opportunity to secure the easiest three points of the season, United having convincing...

Connacht line up pre-season friendlies against English rivals

Connacht have learned from the mistakes of last year with pre-season games against heavy-spending English opposition Bristol and Wasps scheduled for the end of August. Having departed for pastures new just over a month ago,...

Galway dog chases English Derby glory

SUCCESSFUL Glenamaddy owner and breeder PJ Fahy will look to land the top prize in one of the richest greyhound races in the world when his charge Tyrur Shay competes in the English Derby...
Galway manager Micheál Donoghue pointing the way forward against Offaly in Sunday's Leinster semi-final in Portlaoise.

Mannion’s injury mars Galway’s landslide win in one-sided Leinster semi-final

BEFORE throw-in of the Leinster senior hurling championship semi-final, and just prior to Amhrán na bhFiann, Offaly legend Brian Whelahan was introduced to the crowd of 6,292 at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. The two-times senior All-Ireland...
Galway attacker Conor Whelan is about to pick off one of his seven points despite the best efforts of Offaly's Ben Conneely during Sunday's Leinster semi-final in Portlaoise. Photos: Seb Daly/Sportsfile.

Tribesmen’s huge points haul buries hapless Offaly in mis-match

Galway 0-33 Offaly  1-11 SO, what did we learn from Galway’s 19-points win over Offaly in the Leinster senior hurling championship semi-final in O’Moore Park last Sunday? Not a whole pile, if truth be known. Galway were...


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