Tribesmen bring Liam home in style

Sun, Sep 03, 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 McCarthy Cup west of the Shannon for the fifth time. Three minutes in 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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Minor magic from young tribesmen

Sun, Sep 03, 2017

It might have been the undercard, but the minor final was entertaining and as brilliant for Galway as the latest crop of minors came up trumps against the odds, with a brilliant fearless display of hurling in Croke Park. It couldn’t have started worse for them with Brian Turnbull finishing the ball to the back of the net inside the opening 15 seconds of the game and the same man slotting over a pointed free two minutes later to leave Galway four points down and under serious pressure.

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Salthill and Corofin meet in repeat of 2016 county final

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

This Saturday’s preliminary championship quarter-final in Tuam Stadium at 3.45pm between Corofin and Salthill/Knocknacarra will be a repeat performance of last year’s county final.

In that clash, Corofin were put to the pin of their collar by the city side before emerging victors to record a historic four-in-a-row for the club.

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All-Ireland final Sunday 2017

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

This Sunday in Croke Park the Galway senior hurlers will line up at 3.30pm for their chance to add to the hurling annals, under the watchful eye of referee Fergal Horgan from Tipperary.

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Burke is ready for another shot at glory

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

He has an All Ireland club medal, U21 winner's medal, three All Stars, two league winner's medals, a Fitzgibbon Cup and a couple of Leinister titles in his back pocket, but the one he really wants is up for grabs on Sunday afternoon.

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A sequel twenty-five years in the making

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Galway manager Micheal Donoghue and his Waterford counterpart Derek McGrath will renew hurling rivalries on Sunday - some 25 years after their first meeting.

A quarter of a century has passed since Micheál Donoghue was an All Ireland minor winner with Galway, playing in the half-back line of a team that saw off Waterford by 1-13 to 2-4 - also part of that team was Galway coach Francis Forde.

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Conor Cooney coming of age this season

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Conor Cooney, not 25 years of age until October, is in his sixth season of playing senior hurling with Galway.

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Mannion takes inspiration from the late Tony Keady

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Galway’s talented right half-back Pádraig Mannion is genuinely looking forward to Sunday.

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Ten quick fire questions with David Burke

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

1. First memory of Galway hurling

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A winning tradition is key to success

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

In the past quarter of a century Galway has won nine minor All Ireland titles and five U21 All Irelands, but it is 29 years since they have brought the Liam McCarthy west of the Shannon. While winning national titles at underage level has become a relative norm, Galway has been unable to transfer that success to senior level.

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Up for the Match function

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Heading to Dublin for the match? The Galway Supporters Club is hosting a special function in the Harcourt Hotel on the eve of the hurling finals.

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New pairing whets the hurling appetite

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

There is nothing like a novel pairing to whet the appetite of all hurling fans in the county.

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Senior club football championship action back this weekend

Thu, Aug 24, 2017

The Galway senior football club championship recommences this weekend after a long break over the summer months.

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Galway senior camogie ready to upset the odds to qualify for final

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Cork may be the favourites, but Galway will be looking to upset the odds in Saturday's Liberty Insurance All Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds (7pm).

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Glennon hails his trio of leaders ahead of quarter-final with Cork

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The Galway senior ladies footballers are in action this Saturday in the All-Ireland quarter-final.

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Galway U21 hurlers have it all to do against highly-rated Limerick

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The Galway U21 hurlers travel to Semple Stadium on Saturday to take on a highly-rated Limerick in the All-Ireland semi-final. The throw-in is at 6pm and the game is live on TG4.

Galway team manager Tony Ward, aware that Limerick have some strong hurlers, many of whom have already played at senior level, remains quietly confident his panel can put it up to the Treaty men if they play to their full potential.

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Cometh the hour, cometh Joe to set up a date with destiny in September

Mon, Aug 07, 2017

Heroes wear capes for a reason, so that people will know who to go to in the event of an an emergency. There’d be no point in Superman or Spiderman having their own movies if they weren’t going to pop up in the end and save the day.

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Kerry game came a year too soon for Galway

Mon, Jul 31, 2017

The groan that echoed around the ground at the 70-minute mark was perhaps the most vocal reaction inspired by this lacklustre game before an audience of 65,000.

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Footballers will need to be at their very best to take down Kerry

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

It has often been said a week is a long time in politics - it also applies to sport.

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Minor hurlers set up semi-final clash

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

The Galway minor hurlers, under the guidance of Jeffrey Lynskey, will face Kilkenny in the All-Ireland semi-final on Sunday week (August 6) at Croke Park after a comprehensive 2-19 to 1-12 win over Clare at the redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Portumna's Jack Canning, who hit 1-3 in total, notched a 22nd-minute goal set up by a good run by Ben Moran that saw Galway lead 1-7 to 0-7 at the half-time.

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