Corofin need a big display to see off improving Mountbellew

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

The county senior football final this Sunday at 4pm in Tuam Stadium is a repeat of the 2015 final between Mountbellew-Moylough and current champions Corofin.

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Claregalway favourites to win minor crown

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

The curtain-raiser on county final Sunday sees Claregalway take on Salthill in the minor A final in Tuam Stadium (2pm).

It is good to see the minor final back on the same day as the senior final, and should be a great occasion for the young men involved.

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Portumna to face Castlegar

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

The senior hurling championship recommences this week following the DRA's ruling earlier in the week which ruled Turloughmore's appeal was out of order.

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Smooth-moving Mountbellew/Moylough look strong

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

The first semi-final at Tuam Stadium was a one-sided affair which Michael Donnellan's Mountbellew/Moylough won easily by 17 points on a scoreline of 3-15 to 1-04 against Monivea/Abbey.

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Annaghdown let jaded Corofin off the hook

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Annaghdown footballers had a glorious opportunity to reach the 2017 county final last Sunday when they led a lacklustre Corofin going into the last 10 minutes of their semi-final.

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Hurling championship hots up

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Two senior hurling championship games are down for decision this Sunday in Kenny Park to determine which of the teams that finished second and third in the senior B groups advance to the preliminary quarter-finals.

Clarinbridge take on Athenry at 3pm, and at 4.30pm Tynagh Abbey Duniry face off against Killimordaly to see which teams will be entering the last 12 teams left in championship 2017.

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County senior football semi-finals down for decision Sunday

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

All year people have been making Corofin the hottest of favourites to win an historic fifth county title in a row and their scoring returns of 2-15, 2-17, 1-18, and 4-13 in their win over Moycullen two weeks ago, show the attacking prowess they have in championship football.

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Monivea/Abbey shoot Stars down to reach semi-final

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Outsiders Monivea/Abbey pulled off what must be the shock of the football championship so far when knocking out Tuam Stars at the quarter-final stage by 3-09 to 1-10 in Corofin on Saturday.

Last year's intermediate champions are now just one game away from being in this year's senior final in two weeks' time when they will face Mountbellew/Moylough, who hammered St James by 21 points.

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Senior hurling set for final round

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

All 24 senior teams will be in action for the final round of group games in the senior hurling championships.

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Dubs can make it a three-in-a-row

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

There is huge excitement and anticipation ahead of next Sunday’s All-Ireland football final. The stakes are massive for both counties.

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Mulkerrins follows brother in winning coveted All Ireland title

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Moycullen native Diarmuid Mulkerrins added his name to the history books when he captured the All-Ireland minor singles softball title at the second time of asking.

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Football championship hots up with four quarter-finals

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

St James’ v Mountbellew/Moylough (Sat 6pm in Tuam Stadium)

In Tuam Stadium on Saturday evening (6pm) the Jimmies will be hopeful of reaching a county semi-final after coming through a stern test from a determined Michael Breathnachs squad two weeks ago.

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Corofin march into county quarter-finals

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Reigning county champions Corofin will play Moycullen this weekend in the quarter-final of the county championship after keeping their ‘drive for five’ alive when overcoming last year's finalists, Salthill/Knocknacarra by 1-18 to 2-12.

On a wet and windy day in Tuam Stadium, Kevin O'Brien’s squad was full value for the nine-point lead with 10 minutes remaining before a late surge from Salthill gave them 1-4 without reply to provide an exciting finish to what was otherwise a poor second half.

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Masterful Micheál makes Tribesmen’s dreams come true

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

It is the question Micheál Donoghue always dreamed of being asked, and not long after the full time whistle was blown in Croke Park last Sunday, he tried to put it into words what it felt like to be All Ireland champions.

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Famine ends as MacCarthy Cup comes west again

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Galway supporters lucky enough to have been in Croke Park on Sunday afternoon witnessed history being made with the county winning its fifth senior All-Ireland hurling title - their first since 1988 when Conor Hayes led the team to All-Ireland glory.

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A win that had family at its heart

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

It was something else, something raw tugging at so many heartstrings.

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Lynskey’s minors come good in second half to see off Cork

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

At the smoothly run and enjoyable homecoming for both minor and senior teams in Pearse Stadium on Monday, Galway minor hurling manager Jeffrey Lynskey quoted the old Meat Loaf classic “Two out of three ain’t bad” to describe Galway’s terrific 2-17 to 2-15 win over Cork in the All-Ireland minor final.

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Homecoming was reward for a generation who never knew success

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Out they came in their thousands, in a weekend that saw fifty thousand shades of maroon on every street in the city and county.

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Lynskey hails minors’ hard work and commitment

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

In the three years he has been in charge of the Galway minor hurlers, Jeffrey Lynskey has guided two different groups of young Tribesmen to the top of the game at their level.

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Tribesmen bring Liam home in style

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

At times it was sparkling, others nerve wracking, but at the end of the day it was just brilliant as Galway ended a 29-year wait to bring the Liam MacCarthy Cup west of the Shannon for the fifth time.

Three minutes in it looked like they might do it the easy way, hitting Waterford for three points in the opening 180 seconds, but once Kevin Moran got in behind the Galway defence and drove the ball low past Colm Callanan in the Galway goal to kick life into what looked like a startled Waterford, it was game on.

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