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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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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Warm up for festive runs begins with East Galway AC challenge

Thu, Dec 17, 2015

The fifth annual East Galway AC Four Mile Challenge will take place on Sunday over a challenging course.

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Broderick delivers with podium finish at nationals

Thu, Dec 10, 2015

Loughrea's Jason Broderick, tipped for a top placing at the All Ireland Cross Country in Dungarvan, delivered on his promise on Sunday.

The Craughwell AC athlete produced his best performances in the highly competitive novice men's 6km event to win a deserved national bronze medal.

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