St Thomas show why they are championship favourites

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

It was a lovely evening for hurling in Athenry on Sunday with a dry sod and warm autumnal sunshine for the double header in Kenny Park, and the senior tie of Liam Mellows and St Thomas’ was expected to be a highly exciting and competitive game.

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Ulster Bank edge Garda in Galway final

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

The Ulster Bank, in their first final, have won the Galway Interfirms Football final after an epic one-point victory (1-24 to 4-14) over the Galway Garda in a cracking final in Renmore on Monday.

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Superleague teams prepare at the Donie Greene Memorial Tournament

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Galway two men’s Superleague basketball sides continue their preparations for the new season when they compete in the second annual Donie Greene Memorial Tournament in Oranmore this weekend.

Maree are hosting the tournament in memory of their former player, Donie Greene, and they will open proceedings with a derby game against Moycullen in Calasanctius College at 10am in what will be a dress rehearsal for their meeting the following Saturday on the first weekend of the Basketball Ireland Superleague season.

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Milltown defeat Moycullen to reach the last eight

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

Milltown got the better of Moycullen in group four of this year's Galway Senior Football Championship to advance to the quarter-finals, winning on a score line of 3-13 to 1-9.

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Concannon fires St James into the championship quarter-finals

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

When we played with Corofin or Galway back in the 1990s, we would point out at team meetings that to win a championship game, a team needed nine or 10 players to beat their direct opponent in their individual duels. If that happened, you generally won the game.

Of course, if one of your teammates really went to town on the other team’s defence and had the proverbial blinder, then that totally changed the dynamics of the game. Of course, such a scenario could happen to your team too, and an opposition forward could have a superb display and then all bets were off.

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Galway minors battle hard, but fall short at the finish

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

The Galway U17 footballers battled to the bitter end in Sunday's All-Ireland final before falling short by four points to a history-making Kerry side by 0-21 to 1-14.

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Gort and St Thomas produce dominant displays after four-month break

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Gort, St Thomas and Loughrea were the standout performers on a busy weekend of club hurling action as the Galway Senior Hurling Championship made a welcome return following a four-month hiatus.

Last year’s beaten finalists Gort gave Sarsfields a 13-point trimming, 1-24 to 0-14, in a dominant display to overtake the Bullaun/New Inn side on top of Senior A Group 2 standings after the third round.

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‘Hats off to Kerry’

Thu, Sep 06, 2018

Galway minor football team manager Donal Ó Fátharta, was gracious in defeat despite the disappointment.

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Galway minor footballers will look to surprise favourites Kerry

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

The Galway minor footballers are strong outsiders in Sunday's All Ireland final in Croke Park (1pm) as they take on a Kerry minor team seeking an historic five-in-a-row of minor titles for the county.

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Dublin prove too strong for Galway Ladies in All Ireland semi-final

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

There was massive disappointment for the Galway senior ladies football squad when they were well beaten by a powerful and hard-running Dublin outfit by 4-08 to 1-10 in Hyde Park on Saturday.

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Galway camogie girls crush Cork to win 14th title

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

Galway U16s secured this year's All Ireland camogie crown, bringing their roll of honour to 14.

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Senior hurling championship resumes

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

The Galway senior and intermediate hurling championships resume this weeken d after a few months off with a host of exciting games down for decision.

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Corofin are still the team to beat in Galway

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

With three rounds of the newly-formed group stages of the Galway Senior Football Championship completed, there is still much to play for.

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Lynskey's minor hurlers do the business in style

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

Jeffrey Lynskey has performed a really super job as Galway minor manager over the past few years, and this year's charges reaffirmed that last weekend when they produced a superb second-half display to see off Kilkenny by 0-21 to 0-14. In doing so they clinched the county's 12th All-Ireland minor title, and the third under Lynskey's guidance in the past four years.

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Hard work the key in minor success says Lynskey

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

When captain Sean Neary raised the Irish Press Cup aloft in the Hogan Stand on Sunday afternoon, it was a case of mission accomplished for manager Jeffrey Lynskey and his staff as Galway's minor hurlers completed back-to-back Championship wins since 2005.

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Senior hurlers fought valiantly, but Limerick deserved win

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

Sunday was a tough day for Galway supporters who were fortunate enough to get a ticket to the 2018 All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final in Croke Park.

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Donoghue proud of players despite crushing All-Ireland final loss

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

Galway manager Micheál Donoghue paid testament to his players after they fell one point short in a thrilling finish to the 2018 All-Ireland final.

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'If we had ducks, they would have drowned'

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

Selector Francis Forde says the Galway hurling squad and management team have no qualms about the result of Sunday's All-Ireland final.

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Galway's captain disappointed but pragmatic

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

Galway's team captain David Burke was understandably disappointed after his team's defeat to Limerick last weekend in the All-Ireland hurling final.

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Big task ahead as Galway Ladies take on champions Dublin

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

The Galway Ladies are in action this Saturday when they are up against Dublin in the eagerly anticipated All-Ireland semi-final in Hyde Park (4.30pm).

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