Galway head to Tolka Park in ‘positive’ form

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Galway FC take a two-goal lead to Tolka Park for tomorrow evening's SSE Airtricity League promotion-play off second leg, but manager Tommy Dunne insists the Tribesmen will not adopt a defensive approach at the Drumcondra venue.

Last Friday at Eamonn Deacy Park, Galway produced a polished performance, admirably dealing with Shelbourne's challenge as a Ryan Connolly penalty and a fine Gary Shanahan strike sealed a hugely encouraging success. Dunne arranged his team thoughtfully, with Paul Sinnott and Alex Byrne supplying plenty of midfield bite, allowing Connolly to influence the match impressively further up the park.

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Connacht prepare for tough six days as they head to Exeter

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Robbie Henshaw, who Brian O’Driscoll has tipped to replace him as the No 13 on the Ireland team, scored two tries against La Rochelle. He and four teammates have been named on the Ireland squad this week.

Connacht, leading pool two, travel to Exeter for Saturday’s second European Challenge Cup fixture to face the top seeds and pool favourites - a much different challenge than that posed by La Rochelle last weekend.

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Five named on Irelaland squad

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Pat Lam says it’s “fantastic” to have five of our Connacht men named in the Ireland squad for November. “Their inclusion is thoroughly deserved and we’re all very proud of them. When you consider this time last year we only had one player in the camp with Robbie [Henshaw] and now we have five, it is a huge testament to the playersm, their teammates, the backroom staff, and what we’re all trying to do here at Connacht Rugby.

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Galway women in good form as they prepare for derby clash

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Galway Women's FC host Castlebar Celtic on Sunday at Eamonn Deacy Park (2pm), buoyed by their draw with current champions Raheny United.

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World champion young basketballers in Galway

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

The u-12 Titans International Tournament takes place this weekend, opening tomorrow (Friday) and continuing throughout the day on Saturday.

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Ryan returns to form

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Craughwell AC's Gerry Ryan won this year's Martin Egan Memorial 10k, which took place in Beagh/Shanaglish on Sunday.

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GAA Fixtures

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Football Fixtures

Thursday 23 Oct

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Rampant Corofin sashay to another senior title

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

County Champions Corofin celebrate victory over St Michael's in the Galway Senior Football championship final at Tuam Stadium on Sunday. 							Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy

Looking from the stand at the two respective sets of players on Sunday in Tuam stadium before the county final, there was an obvious difference in physique and power between the sides.

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Mountbellew/Moylough win first minor title since 1968

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Mountbellew/Moylough were too good for Salthill/Knocknacarra in the county minor final played on Sunday at Tuam Stadium. The black and amber men cruised home by 1-9 to 0-6.

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Joyce named new minor manager

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Stephen Joyce (Clonbur) is the new Galway minor football manager for 2015.

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Progressive 25 returns in Rahoon

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

The Progressive 25 Cards nights held at Rahoon Newcastle Hurling Clubhouse will return on Friday. The card night begins at 8.30pm. Now in its third year, the winter card night will run up until Christmas and everyone is welcome to attend.

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Connacht in a good place as European challenge begins

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

After a successful start to their season, Connacht take a break from Guinness Pro 12 action to open their European campaign in the Sportsground on Saturday (5pm).

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Galway ready for Shels in promotion play-off

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

The goalscoring prowess of Jake Keegan,  in action against Wexford Youths on Sunday, could be crucial against Shelbourne in tomorrow evening’s first leg play-off.  Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy

The decision by Galway FC's board of directors to rename the club Galway United for next season’s SSE Airtricity League has been greeted positively by football followers ahead of tomorrow's promotion play-off first leg against Shelbourne (7.45pm).

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Galway WFC must get back to basics ahead of Raheny clash

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Galway WFC are away for the fourth weekend in a row when they travel to Morton Stadium in Dublin to take on Raheny United on Sunday at 2pm.

In another tough encounter, Galway will face the current Continental Tyres Women’s National League champions who will be anxious to get back to winning ways after their defeat to Bristol Academy in the first leg of their UEFA Women’s Champions League.

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Moycullen off to a great start in basketball league

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

SS Renewables Moycullen men’s basketball secured their second win on the trot in this year’s National League division one.

It is the perfect start for Salva Camps’ young side after the club’s decision to move from the premier league to division 1 for this season.

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Craughwell athletes in top form at cross country championships

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Richard Farnan wins the Conamara 10km on Saturday.

There were notable performances by Craughwell AC athletes at the second day of the Galway cross country championships, which included the juvenile uneven age groups, at the Palace Grounds in Tuam.

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Win for Claregalway

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Claregalway girls won the county u-12 D final overcoming Milltown by 5-6 to 3-3. Milltown opened the scoring, but once Claregalway, captained by Niamh O’Connor, found their scoring touch, they took the lead and never relinquished it.

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Semi-final for Kilkerrin Clonberne

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Galway minor football champions Kilkerrin Clonberne will face their Rosocmmon counterparts Clann na nGael in the Connacht semi-final on Saturday.

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GAA Fixtures

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

FOOTBALL FIXTURES

Friday 17 Oct: Division 4, At Glenamaddy, Glenamaddy/Glinsk v Clifden, 8:30pm Ref: G Daly

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St Michael’s reach first senior county final

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

St Michael's captain and star forward Eddie Hoare and Bearna's Domhnaill Ó Fheinne in action from the county senior football championship semi-final at Moycullen on Sunday. 
Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy

Sometimes in life you just have to enjoy the moment, and not think of what lies ahead. It is the right thing to do.

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