Weakened Galway side face a right Royal challenge

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Galway's Sean Denvir and Roscommon's Ian Kilbride in action from the Connacht FBD League Final at Kiltoom on Sunday. Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy

The Galway senior footballers 2015 National Football League campaign gets under way this Sunday with a home tie against Meath at Pearse Stadium (2pm).

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Galway ladies prepare to take on top teams in division one

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

A new season begins for Galway Ladies footballers on Sunday in their first campaign in the National Football League division one.

Winners of division two last season and semi-finalists in the All Ireland championship, the Galway Ladies will be hoping to build on that success in the top division this season.

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Galway WFC face Peamount on the double

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Galway WFC return to Eamonn Deacy Park where they will host Peamount United on Sunday (2pm) in the National League.

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Burke takes gold at All Ireland

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Veronica Burke of Ballinasloe and District AC took pride of place at the All Ireland Junior and u23 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Athlone on Sunday.

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GAA FIXTURES

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Football Fixtures: Friday 30 January, U21 C North Football Championship At Ballygar, St Brendan's v Milltown, 8pm Ref: M Gavin; Sunday 1 February, U21 C North Football Championship; At Williamstown, Williamstown v Cortoon Shamrocks, 11am Ref: C Ward.

Hurling Fixtures: Sunday 1 February, Senior Hurling Shield: At Raheen, Athenry v Tynagh/Abbey-Duniry, 2pm Ref: A Kelly.

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Moycullen celebrate u-20 National Cup victory

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

National U-20 Basketball Cup champions Moycullen:  Back row, coach Silva Campo, Conor Egan, Sean Candon,  Joseph Tummon, Stephen O'Brien, Daragh O'Sullivan, Kyle Cunningham,  coach Nollaig Cunningham. Front row, Daragh Mulkerrins, Rory Gilson, Conor Curran, Eoin Kelly, Sean Kelly, Rory Heffernan, and  Jack Costelloe . Missing from photo team manager Annie Costelloe.

Moycullen celebrated success in Basketball Ireland’s u-20 National Cup, overcoming favourites Belfast Star by 70-60.

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Late free throws deny Moycullen the President’s Cup

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

SSE Airtricity Moycullen could not make it a double victory for the club at the National Basketball Stadium on Sunday, edged out by C&S Blue Demons on a scoreline of 62-59.

After Moycullen’s u-20s had secured their National Cup on Saturday, hopes were high Moycullen could add the President’s National Cup to their growing trophy cabinet, but two late free throws ensured the decider went Cork’s way.

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Connacht produce a stunning finish to set up rematch with Gloucester

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Connacht's Tiernan O'Halloran in action from Connacht Eagles versus The German National side at the Sportsground on Saturday afternoon. 
Photo:-Mike Shaughnessy

ller instinct achieved their European Challenge Cup qualification goal in France, and now a date beckons with top seeds Gloucester in April.

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Four Buccaneers players in Ireland squads

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Four Buccaneers players have been named in Ireland squads for the forthcoming RBS Six Nations championships. Robbie Henshaw is, of course, already a key component of Joe Schimdt’s senior squad, while a trio of even younger Buccs - Rory Moloney, Stephen McVeigh, and Cian Romaine - have been included in the Ireland u20 squad by coach Nigel Carolan. Their first outing is an away game against Italy on February 6, and they tackle champions France in an Electric Ireland fixture at Dubarry Park, Athlone on Friday February 13.

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Muliaina commends Connacht’s character

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Former All Black centurion Mils Muliaina, who captained Connacht for the first time at the weekend, has applauded the attitude of his new teammates.

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Only a bonus-point win could ensure a cup quarter-final for Connacht

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Try scorer Danie Poolman is one of four players who could be playing in the centre.

Connacht head coach Pat Lam has signed a new three-years deal ashis squad heads to France for the final European Challenge Cup pool fixture with qualification hopes still alive.

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Lam instils belief, says Ruane

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Connacht Rugby CEO Willie Ruane says Pat Lam has instilled a culture of belief which has real effect on the province

"When I started as CEO, it was very clear the impact Pat has had on the squad of players, and also the organisation. Pat came in and immediately picked up where Eric [Elwood] left, building on the good work that had been done. He has instilled a real culture of belief amongst the senior team and that has had a big effect on the rest of the organisation as well.  

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Connacht players named in Ireland squads

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Three Connacht players have been selected on the Irish women’s squad for the upcoming Six Nations.

In addition to the experienced Alison Miller and Claire Molloy, newcomer Sene Naoupu has also been named on the squad. Sene Naoupu, married to Connacht Rugby’s No 8 George Naoupu, is one of seven players who have been involved in the Ireland Sevens set-up.

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Moycullen contest two national basketball titles

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

The SSE Airtricity Moycullen basketball squad which heads to Dublin for the President’s Cup final on Sunday.

Moycullen basketball fans head to Dublin this weekend in the hopes of claiming two national titles.

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Mystics move up with back-to-back wins

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

St Mary's College Galway captain Sean Kelly is lifted by his teammates in celebration of their win in the All-Ireland Schools Cup u19B Boys final. 
Picture: David Maher

Basketball league plaudits go to NUIG Mystics who have surged into contention in the women’s first division with two wins in 24 hours.

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Unlucky Galway WFC suffer injury-time draw

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Pictured right: Galway WFC captain Ruth Fahy battles with Castlebar Celtic's Sarah Baynes in the Continental Tyres WNL on Saturday.

Galway WFC are back on the road again this weekend when they travel to the capital to take on UCD Waves.

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Delaney to visit Cappagh Park

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

FAI boss John Delaney is heading to the home of Knocknacarra Football Club on Sunday February 1 to view its ‘football for all’ programme.

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New body to support women’s Gaelic players launched

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

The Women’s Gaelic Players Association has been formally launched this week.

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Athenry Golf Club look for more success

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Athenry Golf Club is gearing up for a new year of activity, hoping for more success after last year’s honours.

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Fallon in fine fettle for Ireland

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Jamie Fallon of Craughwell AC continues to make a name for himself, coming in second at the Celtic International Cross Country.

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