Athenry hosts the final race in the 5k series

Thu, Jun 01, 2017

A new winner entered 2017 Galway 5km Series when Kevin Bartholomew of Craughwell AC took victory in the penultimate leg in Claregalway on Tuesday last.

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Dolan continues his flying form

Thu, May 25, 2017

There is no stopping Conor Dolan in this year's Galway 5km Series. The GHC athlete strode to a fourth successive win in the recent Loughrea event, clocking 16.42 for the win, ahead of Timmie Glavey of Mayo AC and Kevin Bartholomew of Craughwell AC.

The first woman home was Carol Ryan of Craughwell AC in 18.29, with Jane Ann Meehan of Athenry AC, second, and Sinead Brody of GCH in third. Shauna Bocquet of Craughwell AC took the wheelchair race honours in 18.37, on what was a more testing course than the other series races.

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Moycullen can expect another tight challenge

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

SSE Airtricity Moycullen broke their recent losing spell in basketball's Superleague, but it was a close finish against Commercial.ie Eanna in Dublin on Friday night.

In this second match-up of the season with Eanna, it was one of Moycullen’s weaker performances of the season, but they will have been happy to get the win on the road, albeit with the last shot, 81-79.

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Triple track success for Galway women

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Galway athletes produced some super performances at the National Indoor Junior and U23 Championships in the AIT Arena.

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Maree on fire in women's final

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Maree are celebrating success on the courts with a comprehensive 71-42 victory in Hula Hoops Women’s National Intermediate Cup final.

The Galway women proved too strong for Limerick Celtics, driven by a super MVP performance from Dayna Finn, and 10 points and 20 rebounds from Michelle Fahy.

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Clohisey claims his fifth title to deny Bidwell

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

Rio Olympian Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrocks was the winner of the 15th annual edition of the Fields of Athenry10k.

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Joyce performs strongly on debut

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

NUI Galway athlete Aisling Joyce made her debut for Ireland at the European Cross Country Championships in Sardinia, Italy on Sunday.

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Galway ready to strike at cross country championships

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Galway senior county and city teams will compete in the fastest cross country race on the calendar, the National Novice championships.

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Joyce wins Ireland berth for Europe

Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Aisling Joyce of NUI Galway was the standout Galway performer at the National Cross Country Championships in Dublin on Sunday.

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High hopes for cross country runners

Thu, Nov 24, 2016

Galway teams will attempt to retain their national cross country team titles on Sunday at the national championships in Abbotstown, Co Dublin.

Galway men’s squad go over 10km, and are captained by Sean McDermott of Castlegar AC, and will look to John Moroney and Andrew O'Donnghaile of GCH, Brian Furey of Rathfarnham, and Vincent McGuinness of Crusaders AC to lead the charge in what is surely the most competitive race on the entire athletics calendar.

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Medals for masters

Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Galway athletes were in the medals at the 29th annual British & Irish Masters International Cross Country in Glasgow on Saturday.

Competing against masters from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland in three races were Martin Kearney, Martin McEvilly and Christine Kennedy of GCH, all competing for Ireland, Kearney and Kennedy both came home with team gold in their respective categories (O60), and McEvilly claimed a silver team medal at O65 level. Kennedy also picked up an individual silver medal at O60 in the ladies' masters race

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Cross country titles for Galway

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Galway City Harriers' Niamh Hennelly has claimed the senior ladies' crown of the Connacht Senior Cross Country League.

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Galway ladies’ team to challenge for marathon title

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Many of Galway’s top marathon runners will compete for national honours in Sunday's Dublin Marathon, which also incorporates the National Marathon Championships, and the GCH ladies squad will be challenging strongly for the senior ladies’ team prize.

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Craughwell youngsters claim Connacht title

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Craughwell NS senior boys made history on Saturday when winning the Connacht Primary Schools Cross Country title for the first time at Sligo IT.

The boys were led home by an outstanding performance from Ross McGuinness with an eighth place finish followed in with an incredible run by Robert Urquhart, who placed 18th, just ahead of Eoin Byrne who had the race of his life to take 19th place. Next home was Evan Hallinan 27th, Luke Flynn 33rd, and Evan Moran 40th for the victorious squad

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O'Connor prevails in cross country battle

Thu, Oct 06, 2016

Brian O'Connor of Galway City Harriers won the county senior cross country title for the first time in Tuam on Sunday.

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Fallon in top form

Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Jamie Fallon of Craughwell AC was the clear winner of the senior men’s 6k at Castlegar AC's open cross country races on Saturday.

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Walsh wins Craughwell 5k

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Fergal Walsh of Athenry AC was the winner of the Craughwell AC 5km in aid of the club's new facility development.

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Bidwell on track

Thu, Sep 08, 2016

Galway's Matt Bidwell continued his winning ways on the track, taking the Lust for Life 5k at Ballybrit Racecourse on Saturday.

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Irish international wins the annual Streets of Galway 8k roadrace

Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Some 3,000 participants took to the streets on Saturday for the 31st running of the Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8k.

Runners, joggers and walkers took part in the city’s largest annual road race - an event organised by local club Galway City Harriers which has become the jewel in the crown of athletic events in the west and one of the biggest in the country.

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Greene grabs gold to seal place at world champs

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

Galway sprinter Cillin Greene has been selected to complete at the World Junior Athletic Championships after grabbing the limelight at the nationals last weekend.

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