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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Galway overcome by Cats in camogie semi-final

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

It was a case of third time unlucky for Galway who exited the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship for a third season on the trot at the semi-final stage.

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All-Ireland champions Dublin too good for Walsh's men

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Travelling up the motorway on Saturday afternoon to Croke Park for the All-Ireland semi-final, we listened to Padraic Joyce (Galway), Dick Clerkin (Monaghan) and Liam Kearns (Tipperary manager) on Off the Ball on Newstalk to pass an hour of the journey, and all three pointed out that Galway would have to produce an exceptional performance to keep the Dubs at bay.

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Three super goals power Galway minor footballers into All-Ireland final

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

At half time in the All-Ireland minor semi-final at Croke Park it was looking a bit bleak for Galway, behind by 2-04 to 0-6 against Meath.

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A chance for revenge for Tribeswomen

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Galway's Ladies footballers will have a chance to avenge their one point semi-final defeat to Dublin in the Lidl NFL semi-finals after they secured a safe passage to the last four of the TG4 All-Ireland senior championship with a resounding 11 point victory over Connacht rivals Mayo in Dr Hyde Park.

Róisín Leonard and captain Tracey Leonard were Galway's stand out players with score of 2-2 and 0-4 respectively, as Galway finished comfortable winners by 5-11 to 0-12.

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Galway hurlers can see off Limerick to win sixth senior title

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Watching the third episode of the documentary The Game on RTÉ One it was lovely to look back at Joe Connolly's rousing speech in 1980 after that team won the All-Ireland final and broke into the top tier of hurling again.

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‘We are the stronger in the collective’ - Donoghue

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

"You are the prisoners of circumstance, of coincidence, and chance […] if you believe in such thing,"15-year-old twins Sophie and Josh are told, as they are caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life in Michael Scott's fantasy novel The Alchemyst: the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel.

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Just another game for Burke and Galway

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

As one of the country's finest hurlers for the best part of a decade, David Burke has seen, done, and won it all.

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Path to the final

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

In what has been described by many observers as the greatest hurling championship in living memory, the Galway Advertiser takes a look back on how Micheál Donoghue secured their place in this Sunday's decider.

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Management reaching new levels with players

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Whenever a team finally makes it to the top of the pile, the inevitable questions will be asked of players the following season of how much hunger do they have to win a second title? How will their winning experiences stand to them? Have they taken their game to the next level?

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Pádraic Mannion - a player who let his hurling do the talking

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Pádraic Mannion won his first All-Star last year after a terrific season and, more importantly, he collected his first county senior All-Ireland medal in the victory over Waterford.

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Minors aim to clinch third title in four years

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

First up and into the fray next Sunday on All Ireland hurling final day at Croke Park are the Galway minors who take on Kilkenny (1pm).

Jeffrey Lynskey is the bainisteoir at this level, and he has been a very successful manager in his four year tenure to date.

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Lynskey looks at the big picture ahead of All-Ireland minor final

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Jeffrey Lynskey has been a successful manager with the Galway minor hurlers over the past few seasons, guiding the county to titles in 2015 and 2017 and to another final this Sunday when his charges take on Kilkenny on Sunday in Croke Park (1pm).

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Galway on the double as titanic tussle awaits

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

When the shrill of the final whistle echoes around the cauldron that will be Croke Park on Sunday afternoon, will it be back-to-back All Ireland senior hurling titles for the first time in three decades for Galway, or will Limerick have bridged a 45-year gap since last annexing the Liam McCarthy Cup?

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Neary and minors ready to make it number thirteen for Galway

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

For many 17-year-olds around the country the summer before heading into the final year of school is spent chilling with friends and relaxing before the landslide of work that accompanies the Leaving Cert. However, that has not been the case for Galway minor hurling captain, Sean Neary, as he looks to emulate his predecessor's exploits, Darren Morrissey, in lifting the Irish Press Cup in Croke Park this Sunday.

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Annaghdown’s Diarmuid Kilcommins optimistic about minors’ chances for Sunday

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

It is unusual to see so many clubs represented on a county minor hurling panel as there are this year.

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Path to the minor final

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

The restructuring of the Minor Championship in 2018 meant that Galway would be given extra game time out on the field as they pursued a second minor title in as many seasons. This is how they made it to the this Sunday's decider.

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‘It gives the county an energy and a strength’

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

There have been many changes to the way of life in County Galway over the past three decades but one constant that has remained is the steadfast, loyal, support of Pat McDonagh and Supermac's to the promotion and development of Gaelic games in the county. The CEO of the family fast food restaurant sat down with the Galway Advertiser to chat about Supermac's long standing relationship with Galway GAA, the similarities between a successful sports team and a successful business, and of course, the big game.

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Galway footballers will need massive performance to topple Dublin

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

The Galway senior footballers under Kevin Walsh have thus far enjoyed a productive season.

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