Footballers will fancy their chances against Kerry

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

So after much talk, speculation, and weeks of anticipation the Super Eights are finally here and ready to rock. And the tie of the weekend pits Kevin Walsh's Galway squad against Eamon Fitzmaurice's Kerry outfit this Sunday (4pm) in Croke Park.

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Championship debutants under Kevin Walsh

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

2018: Sean Kelly, Seán Andy Ó Ceallaigh, Ciarán Duggan, Barry McHugh

2017: Ian Burke, Ruairí Lavelle, Michael Daly, Cillian McDaid, David Walsh, Mike Farragher

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Hurlers produce the goods in rip-roaring Leinster final

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

The Galway senior hurlers brought their fans on a rollercoaster ride in Semple Stadium when they defeated Kilkenny by 1-28 to 3-15 and won the Bob O'Keefe Cup to be crowned Leinster champions for a third time.

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Galway will be Kerry's toughest test, says Fitzmaurice

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

Nearly two years of discussion and intrigue come to an end this weekend with the beginning of the Super 8s and the revamped All-Ireland quarter-final stage. Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice spoke of his excitement and anticipation about how it might all pan out when he met the media last Friday ahead of the trip to Croke Park to face Galway in their first encounter of the three game round robin series.

“I think the games will be very even and the fact there is three different venues for the games will make it all the more exciting and a bit romantic,"he says. "I think the championship needed freshening up, and for us July was always a difficult month after winning a Munster Championship when we had no games and didn’t know who we would be playing.”

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Minor ladies look to avenge Cork in All-Ireland final

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

Following their thrilling 6-12 to 4-13 win over Cavan (after extra-time) in the All-Ireland semi-final, the Galway minor ladies footballers take on Cork in the final at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick this Sunday (2pm).

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Minor hurlers now face Kilkenny

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

The Galway minor hurlers face Kilkenny in Semple Stadium in the second round of their round robin quarter-finals this Sunday at noon.

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Provincial title at stake for minor footballers

Thu, Jul 12, 2018

The Galway minor footballers (U17) will take on Roscommon in tomorrow's Connacht final at Hyde Park (7.30pm).

Donal O’Faharta’s side went unbeaten in the round robin phase with recent victories over Leitrim and Mayo. They beat Roscommon comfortably in round one in Tuam Stadium, but that was a good few weeks ago and Roscommon are a different prospect in the Hyde.

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Hurlers must improve in Thurles to be crowned champions

Thu, Jul 05, 2018

The Galway hurlers will have to step up their collective intensity, work rate, first touch and efficiency in front of goal if they are going to regain the Bob O'Moore Cup for 2018 in Sunday's Leinster final replay against Kilkenny at Semple Stadium (3pm).

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Galway too strong for Limerick in camogie championship

Thu, Jul 05, 2018

The Galway senior camogie team enjoyed a comfortable 3-14 to 1-11 win over Limerick in Bruff at the weekend in their third round championship group game.

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Galway junior footballers in All-Ireland semi-final

Thu, Jul 05, 2018

In a novel and unusual fixture, the Galway Junior footballers face Kilkenny in Nowlan Park this Saturday (4pm) in the Junior All-Ireland semi-final.

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Galway hurlers must take down the Cats again to reclaim their Leinster title

Thu, Jun 28, 2018

This Sunday in Croke Park current All-Ireland and Leinster champions Galway will put their provincial title on the line when they face Brian Cody's Kilkenny in the 2018 Leinster hurling final (4pm).

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Galway ladies successfully defend their Connacht crown

Thu, Jun 28, 2018

The Galway senior ladies, under the management of Stephen Glennon, were narrow winners over Mayo in the Connacht football final at McHale Park on Sunday.

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Galway golfer wins PGA trophy

Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Brian O’Reilly has claimed the highly-contested Irish PGA Assistants’ Championship trophy played at Nuremore Hotel and Country Club.

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Galway see off Roscommon with second-half revival

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

The Galway footballers won their second Connacht senior title in three years when they saw off a stout Roscommon challenge at Hyde Park on Sunday.

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Digging deep will stand to Galway in Super Eights

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

The nature of sport is that after a victory there is invariably another mountain to climb, another team to assess and analyse, and another plan of action to deliver.

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All hail the champions - Fantasy Football WINNER 2017/18

Tue, Jun 19, 2018

The FIFA World Cup is up and running with Russia securing a thumping 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the tournament.

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Galway need a big performance to take down Roscommon

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

As I researched for this article ahead of Sunday's Connacht football final in Hyde Park, I went back to the headlines that previewed the 2017 final featuring the same two teams.

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Galway camp is buzzing ahead of third successive final, says Comer

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

Galway team captain Damien Comer, who has been in tremendous form over the past few months, hopes to have learned lessons from last year's final defeat to Roscommon.

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Hurlers can use final round as a useful training exercise

Thu, Jun 07, 2018

Former Dublin All-Ireland winning football manager Pat Gilroy will have the Dublin hurling squad in Salthill on Saturday evening to take on Galway in the final round of the Leinster Senior Hurling championship round robin series (7pm).

The game is a dead rubber. Galway have already qualified for the Leinster final on July 1 – their fourth in a row - by virtue of their 1-23 to 0-17 win over Wexford last weekend, and Dublin are safe from relegation to the Joe McDonagh Cup for 2019 having defeated Offaly by 2-24 to 0-13 at Parnell Park.

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Rossies will be tougher to crack than Sligo

Thu, Jun 07, 2018

The Galway senior footballers will be heading to Hyde Park on Sunday week to take on Kevin McStay’s Roscommon in the 2018 Connacht football final (4pm) after hammering a disappointing Sligo by 21 points (4-24 to 1-12) at Pearse Stadium on Sunday.

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