Corofin come out on top in Connacht final

Sun, Nov 23, 2014

Michael Farragher, left, lifts the Shane McGettigan cup, as he celebrate's with team-mate's Michael Lundy, centre and Cathal Silke. Photo: Sportsfile

There were questions asked about Corofin and how good they really were going into Sunday's Connacht Club Senior Football Championship final, they had swatted aside with ease all that stood before them in Galway and the Leitrim champions Aughawillian hardly raised a glove against them. But make no mistake this current Corofin team are one serious outfit. The bookies had them odds on favorites before the game against a side who in their last two games had beaten the side who had lost in the All Ireland final, just six months earlier and the team who had claimed that same championship the year before.

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Centurion All Black Muliaina ready and excited for first Connacht cap

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Mils Muliaina might have 100 All Black caps, but the 34-year-old still has something to prove as he prepares for his Connacht debut.

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New Connacht additions are a real boost

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Connacht return to Guinness Pro 12 action against Zebre at the Sportsground tomorrow evening (7.35pm) with some key players expected to give the province a boost.

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Sunday's Connacht club final set to be a cracker in Castlebar

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

The eagerly anticipated AIB Connacht senior Football Club Championship final between Corofin and Mayo champions Ballintubber takes place this Sunday (2pm) at MacHale Park, Castlebar.

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Gallant Killanin go down with their boots on

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Galway intermediate champions Killanin met their Waterloo last weekend when they were well beaten by an mpressive St Croan's (Roscommon) at Tuam Stadium by 2-10 to 0-11.

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Hurling championship recommences

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Turloughmore’s appeal against their explusion from the Galway Senior Hurling Championship has been lost.

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Kilkerrin/Clonberne out, but Clonbur into All-Ireland final

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Killerrin / Clonberne captain Annette Clarke consoles Claire Dunleavy and Aibhe Mahony after their defeat to Termon in  the TESCO Homegrown All Ireland Club semi-final at Clonberne on Sunday. 
Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy

Kilkerrin/Clonberne were defeated by 3-11 to 2-12 in the Tesco Senior Ladies All-Ireland semi-final by Termon (Donegal) last weekend at their home pitch.

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Oileain Árainn are Connacht champions

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Oileáin Árainn celebrate after defeating Achill Island to win in the AIB Connacht Club Junior Football Championship final at Tuam Stadium on Sunday. 		Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy

Oileain Árainn played impressive football and hit some top-class scores over Achill Island in the Connacht Club Junior Football Championship final last Sunday at Tuam Stadium, winning by 0-16 to 0-8.

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Galwegians extend league lead in nine-try thriller

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Claiming the top spot, Galwegians' Brian McClearn wins line-out ball in the Ulster Bank League division 1b game against Malone at Crowley Park on Saturday. 		Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy

Galwegians remain in a command of the Ulster Bank League division 1b after a 34-25 victory over Malone in Crowley Park.

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Corinthians claim first bonus win

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

In a must-win game for both sides, Corinthians prevailed over visitors Belfast Harlequins by 26-15 to grab their third Ulster Bank League win and move up the table into sixth.

Harlequins, now bottom of division 1B, belied their lowly status at Cloonacauneen in the early stages, taking a lead when right winger Ewan Strang skated for an unconverted touchline try from a quick tap penalty.

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Galway clubs advance in basketball cup

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Three Galway basketball clubs are through to the quarter-finals of the Presidents’ National Cup after last weekend’s round one action.

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Try hurling with Rahoon Newcastle Hurling Club

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Rahoon/Newcastle Hurling Club will host come-and-try hurling sessions for boys and girls in Corrib Village on Friday nights. The sessions are for children from u-6 to u-10.

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Medronic cruise to All Ireland hurling final

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

After numerous delays in the competition, Medtronic senior hurlers have qualified for the 2013 All Ireland senior hurling final with a 5-8 to 2-11 victory over CJ Sherran from Laois in Camross at the weekend.

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GAA Fixtures

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Hurling Fixtures

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McKey’s brace earns a point for Galway WFC

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

 Lynsey McKey (right) , on song for Galway WFC, scored two goals to ensure a deserved draw with  Peamount United in Dublin.

Shannon native Lynsey McKey opened her tally for Galway WFC in this season’s Continental Tyres WNL by grabbing two goals in Sunday’s 2-2 draw with Dublin outfit Peamount United.

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Player of the Year is latest to sign for Galway

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Galway United manager Tommy Dunne has secured the signature of current Player of the Year Ryan Connolly, who occupied a central role in Galway's promotion winning campaign and will act as vice captain in 2015.

"Ryan performed exceptionally well throughout the season,” Dunne said. “We're delighted he has committed, and we hope he can perform at a higher level again next year. It's a step up and everybody involved in the club knows we need to push on again. We're all looking forward to it.”

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Galway teams for National Cross Country

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Galway is sending strong contingents across all categories to the first of the 2014 National Cross Country events this Sunday at Dundalk IT.

At senior level, Galway men’s team will travel with hopes of a high team placing. Individually, Gary Thornton and Keith Fallon of GCH, are Galway’s best prospects, with Thornton tipped for a top 10 finish, while Fallon, competing in the u-23 category, is expected to be in contention for a high placing.

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Galway WFC head to Dublin with ‘renewed confidence’

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Rob Fox Galway of WFC presents the €1,000 winning prize to Damien Fahy who was the "Last Man Standing" out of 920 participants who took part in the Last Man Standing Competition. Also in the photo is Sean Dunleavy (1st left) of the Arches Hotel, main sponsor for GWFC, and  Stephen Moran, chair of Galway WFC.

Boosted by an improved performance at the weekend, Galway WFC now head to Dublin in search of their first win of the season.

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Dunne quick to retain Galway’s young stars

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Galway United's preparations for the 2015 SSE Airtricity League premier division season are underway as manager Tommy Dunne has agreed new deals with four of his promotion-winning squad.

Ger Hanley, Alex Byrne, Stephen Walsh, and Jake Keegan have all opted to remain with Galway for the significant challenges which await.

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Renmore gynmasts head to world champs

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Pictured right: Daragh Moane, Hugo Kinahan and Dean Murrray of the Renmore Gymnastic Club will represent Ireland in the world tumbling championships in the USA this month.

Three gymnasts from Renmore Gymnastics Club have qualified to represent Ireland at the world tumbling championships this month.

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