Camogie title for Salthill Knocknacarra

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

Salthill Knocknacarra junior camogie team defeated Liam Mellows in the Junior B County Final on Sunday by 3-08 to 0-07.

Back row: Kevin Lynch (selector), Willie Madden (manager), Shannon Keady, Hannah Hernon, Doireann Ní Mhuirí, Meadhbh O'Hara, Fiona Kelly, Jessica Patten, Aoibhe McGinley, Ciara Burke, Megan Keane, Sarah Keane, Emma Clancy, Ailbhe Farrell, Sorcha Marnell, Fr Terry O'Brien (selector), Richie Marnell (selector).

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Salthill footballers advance to minor final

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

The Salthill/Knocknacarra minor footballers, under the guidance of team manager Anthony Finnerty and selectors Seán Murphy and Brendan Keane, proved too strong for Barna when they won the West Board minor title easily on a score-line of 4-14 to 3-11 in Pearse Stadium on Saturday.

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Tipperary athlete wins this year's Streets of Galway 8k in sprint finish

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Yet another huge field turned out for the 32nd Galway Clinic sponsored Streets of Galway 8k Road race, hosted by Galway City Harriers, which took place in summer sunshine on Saturday.

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Tricky cup tie for United at Killester

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Galway United face a tricky FAI Cup First Round tie away to Killester United on Sunday at Haddon Park, kick off 2pm.

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Galway athletes claim medals at national champs

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

National Senior Track and Field Championships

Two Galway athletes were on the podium at the National Senior Track and Field Championships, held in Santry at the weekend.

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Galway Athletics Report

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

European U23 Championships

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Still time to enter for Loughrea Triathlon Festival

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

With more than 60 per cent of entries already snapped up, time and space is running out for athletes to sign up for this year’s Loughrea Triathlon Festival.

Taking place on Sunday August 6, and hosted by east Galway based Predator Triathlon Club, the race hopes to attract almost 800 triathletes to the Co Galway town for the day long activities.

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Great start for Galway women in national league

Thu, Jun 29, 2017

Galway Ladies team are top of the premier division after a superb team performance at round one of the National Track and Field League in Athlone IT.

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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 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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