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...
Micheal Breathnach's Peadar Og O Griofa, who got some vital scores in their first round county championship victory over An Cheathrú Rua at Pearse Stadium on Sunday.

Denvir and Ó Griofa produce the goods in Connemara championship clash

Micheál Breathnach 1-10 An Cheathrú Rua  0-10 BILLED as the battle of the Connemara Gaeltacht, CLG Micheál Breathnach deservedly took the spoils, beating An Cheathrú Rua by a goal in the first round of the Galway...
Salthill Knocknacarra's Evan Wynne breaking away from Ronan Caldwell of Killannin during the clubs' county football championship encounter in Moycullen. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

New recruit Lavelle to the rescue for Salthill in dogfight

Salthill-Knocknacarra 1-10 Killannin 0-13 ONE of the biggest talking points ahead of this year’s senior football championship was the acquisition of county goalkeeper Ruairi Lavelle by Salthill-Knocknacarra and, by the end of the first round of...

Galway rally from poor first half to reclaim Connacht title

GALWAY 0-16 ROSCOMMON 2-6 IT wasn’t easy for Galway on Sunday and it probably never was going to be a voyage of comfort against a county of Roscommon’s competitiveness, but in their hour of greatest need,...
Corofin players celebrate following their All-Ireland Club triumph over Nemo Rangers at Croke Park last March. The Galway champions will be bidding to win a sixth county title on the trot in 2018.

Champions Corofin aim to complete remarkable six-in-a-row

REIGNING All-Ireland, Connacht and Galway club champions Corofin begin the defence of the Frank Fox Cup with a first round fixture against 2017 intermediate holders Claregalway as the new look championship format gets underway...
Connacht's Tom Farrell whose introduction helped to spark something of a late revival in their weekend PRO14 loss to Glasgow.

Connacht show some resilience in avoiding Scottish humiliation

Glasgow Warriors 35 Connacht 22 The closer to the end of the season we get, the more confusing the picture becomes. Connacht were somewhere on a scale between spectacularly bad and reasonably resilient on Friday night....


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