Galway footballers off the mark

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Barry McHugh was the chief scorer and free taker for Galway in their 0-13 to 0-10 win over Sligo in the opening round of the FBD League.

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Outgoing chairman slams betting culture in GAA

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Gambling is a crisis issue within the GAA and Galway, according to outgoing Galway county chairman Noel Treacy.

Treacy, who has served his five years in the chair, told delegates last Monday night at convention that betting goes against everything the GAA stands for.

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Pat Kearney ready to push changes

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Pat Kearney will succeed Noel Treacy as Galway county board chairman for 2017 after emerging victorious by one vote - 127 to 126 - in a nail-biting contest with Oughterard's Kevin Clancy last Monday night at the county board convention.

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No joy for Medtronic in interfirms Connacht final

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Medtronic failed in their quest for four-in-a-row Connacht titles when they were defeated by Mayo Teachers 2-12 to 2-10 in the final played in the Connacht Centre Of Excellence during the week.

An understrength Medtronic side were outplayed for large portions of the match, but with a bit more accuracy they may have forced extra time with their late rally.

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Annaghdown ladies crowned All-Ireland football champions

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

The Annaghdown ladies did themselves, their families, and their club proud on Sunday afternoon in Parnell Park when they won the All-Ireland Intermediate club football title in style.

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Varley’s accuracy helps Valeo to Connacht final

Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Valeo from Tuam are through to the Connacht interfirms Junior Football final after a hard-fought 2-8 to 1-9 victory over Vistamid from Leitrim.

In a cracking contest between two well-matched sides in the Connacht Centre of Excellence, two first-half goals laid the foundations for this victory with Valeo avenging defeat at the same stage last season. Although Vistamid were on top for most of the second half, the accuracy of Paul Varley led Valeo to victory.

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Ruthless Corofin blow St Brigid's away to claim seventh title

Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Heading out from Dunmore on the way to Carrick-On-Shannon early on Sunday afternoon we recognised the car in front of us going at a good auld pelt.

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Annaghdown ladies look to crown breakthrough season with All-Ireland title

Thu, Dec 01, 2016

This Sunday the Annaghdown ladies Gaelic football club will have one of the biggest outings in the club’s history when they head to Parnell Park in Dublin to take on Shane O’Neill’s (Armagh) in the LGFA Intermediate All Ireland Club final (1pm).

Tom Murphy’s side booked their place in the final with a well-deserved 1-8 to 0-6 victory over Abbeyside (Waterford) two weeks ago.

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Corofin off to Carrick-on-Shannon in search of a seventh title

Thu, Nov 24, 2016

Corofin senior footballers head up the road to Carrick-on-Shannon in Leitrim on Sunday in the hope of equalling the famous Clan Na nGael club side's haul of seven Connacht senior titles.

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Galway hurlers entitled to equal status wherever they play

Thu, Nov 24, 2016

The ongoing and totally unacceptable impasse between Galway county board and the Leinster council in hurling took a new twist this week with the news that city club Liam Mellows has tabled a motion to the county convention on December 12 to move to Munster in 2018, if the county’s minor and U21 hurling teams are not admitted into Leinster.

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Corofin come good in extra-time to seal final berth

Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Corofin’s 0-17 to 0-14 triumph over Castlebar Mitchels after extra-time on Sunday in McHale Park sees the club into its seventh Connacht club final in 11 years and searching for a fourth title since 2008.

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Title for Ahascragh/Fohenagh

Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Ahascragh/Fohenagh were far too strong for Ballyhaunis in the Connacht intermediate hurling final replay, winning by 2-20 to 0-13 at Athleague.

In a tremendous display, Galway senior star Cathal Mannion shot a personal tally of 2-11 for the Galway champions, while Cathal's brother Padraig played a fine game in a sweeper role in defence, while midfielder Laurence Tully was also to the fore throughout.

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Galway Football season tickets available for 2017

Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Season tickets are now available for the Galway footballers campaign next year.

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Young Mulkerrins claims All Ireland

Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Moycullen handballer Diarmuid Mulkerrins ((pictured with GAA Handball president, Willie Roche) was crowned All-Ireland U17 Wall Ball champion on Saturday in Ballygar.

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Moycullen head to Cork in confident form

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

SSE Airtricity Moycullen head to Cork on Sunday expecting a battle royal with UCC Demons, regarded as one of Ireland's Superleague powerhouses.

Interestingly, both sides are sitting on the same points on the league table, although the Cork side has a game in hand, but on this occasion Moycullen head to Parochial Hall (3pm) on the back of a fine run of form.

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Corofin prepared for a tough Castlebar challenge

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Corofin senior footballers have been practically untouchable over the last four years in the Galway club championship, and some of their players have never tasted defeat, even once, in the county championship in the four seasons they have played senior football.

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Castlebar Mitchels march into Connacht club championship

Thu, Nov 03, 2016

Beaten All-Ireland finalists last March and current Connacht club senior champions Castlebar Mitchels easily recaptured the Mayo senior county title last weekend on a score-line of 3-13 to 0-10 over an outclassed Knockmore at McHale Park.

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County finalists dominate Galway football dream teams 2016

Thu, Nov 03, 2016

This year’s Claregalway Hotel Galway Senior and Intermediate Football dream teams were announced this week.

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Corofin’s four-in-a-row history makers

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

This current panel of Corofin players and their respective management teams over the past few years deserve immense credit for having the commitment, desire, energy and ability to annex four consecutive senior county titles. To have done so, is a tremendous feat.

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Corofin aiming for a fourth consecutive senior title

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

The Galway senior football championship final this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (3.30pm) sees hot favourites Corofin take on 2012 champions Salthill-Knocknacarra.

The north board men are aiming for four-in-a-row of county senior titles having been in ascendancy in the county since 2013.

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