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.

Walsh produced a good time of 16.36, ahead of Jack Miskella in second and Ben Ryan third, both of Craughwell AC. The first woman home was Athenry AC’s Deirdre Brophy in 19.32.

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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.

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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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Bidwell takes the win in final 5k series event

Thu, Jun 09, 2016

Matt Bidwell of GCH made a winning first appearance at the final event in the 2016 Galway 5km series in Athenry on Tuesday.

Bidwell outclassed the field of more than 600, taking a clear win on 15.32. Owen Byrne was second in 16.32 and Philip Niland was third.

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Galway cyclists complete against the big boys

Thu, May 26, 2016

Galway is fielding two riders in this year's An Post Rás, Ireland's biggest international cycle race which is under way this week.

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Casey takes third win

Thu, May 26, 2016

Gary Higgins of GCH took a comfortable victory in the fourth race of the 5km. Higgins clocked 16.32 in this race in Tuam, winning by a clear margin from Ruaidhri Geraghty, also GCH, who ran 16:54, and Damien Larkin of Craughwell AC who ran 16:59 for third.

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Monivea man wins gold

Thu, May 26, 2016

Monivea kick boxer Brendan Kenny has claimed gold at the prestigious Hungarian World Cup.

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Thornton still targeting Rio improvement

Thu, May 12, 2016

Galway athlete Gary Thornton suffered disappointment in the weekend's Prague marathon, failing to improve his Rio qualification time.

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Galway athletes on track

Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Galway had two winners at the universities track and field championships in Santry at the weekend.

Keith Fallon and Evan Mcguire, both of GCH and running for DCU, produced great performances to take victory in the 5000m and 400m hurdles respectively.

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Athenry AC hosts evening with Irish athletic legends

Thu, Apr 14, 2016

With the Olympics Games in Rio only months away, Galway sports fans will have the chance to spend an entertaining evening in the company of two of the legendary figures of Irish athletics.

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Connemarathon

Thu, Apr 07, 2016

The Connemara International Marathon, one of the world’s most scenic events and its 15th year, takes place on Sunday with some 3,000 entrants. The event comprises half, full and ultra (39.3 mile) marathons. Participants will enjoy some of Ireland’s most beautiful scenery including the Twelve Pins mountain range, Killary Lough, Leenane, the Maam Turk Mountains, Lough Inagh Valley, and Ma’am.

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Fallon fastest in Loughrea 5k

Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Many of Galway's top athletes were on show in the Loughrea AC hosted Easter Monday 5km.

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Breathnach throws another personal best

Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Sean Breathnach competed for Ireland at the European Throws Cup in Arad, Romania on Sunday.

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Jes win Connacht Schools Rugby Cup —

Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Colaiste Iognaid, the Jes, 16

St Joseph's Garbally College 15

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Breathnach breaks another record

Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Sean Breathnach of Galway City Harriers took pride of place at the National Senior Indoor Championships at the Athlone IT arena last weekend.

Winning the national shot putt title yet again, Breathnach also broke the national indoor record. He threw a massive 18.16 metres to break the 35-years-old national Indoor record of 18.03, and also threw 18.13 and 17.67 in a superb series of throws. Sean’s brother Micheal took bronze in the shot, making it a great day for the Breathnach family.

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Double delight for Galway's cross country athletes

Thu, Feb 18, 2016

Galway athletes claimed an historic double when both the senior men and women's teams won titles at the National Inter-County Cross Country Championships in Tuam on Sunday.

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National cross country title for Salthill's Hyland

Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Galway native Marie Hyland won this year's National Intermediate Cross Country Championship in Dundalk on Sunday.

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No rest for the runners over Christmas

Wed, Dec 23, 2015

Christmas athletics fixtures in Galway commence on Christmas Day with the annual Goal charity mile which takes place at 130 venues throughout the country.

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