Connacht Women face stern opening test against Munster

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Connacht Women open their interprovincial rugby campaign with a visit from Munster to the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (2.30pm).

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Galway United underage trials

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Galway United will hold U17 trials for players born in 2001 and 2002 on Sunday at East United, Castle Park, starting at 2pm.

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Corofin are Connacht champions for the eighth time

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Corofin went to the top of the roll of honour for Connacht club triumphs with their eighth title since 1991. Last weekend's win over Castlebar Mitchels saw them pass out Roscommon’s Clann na nGael who have seven gongs from the 1980s.

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Galway athletes make national breakthrough

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Harriers coach Matt Lockett has been appointed Irish U20 team coach for the European Cross Country Championships in Slovakia on December 10.

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Moycullen's late effort not enough

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Maigh Cuilinn were forced to bow out of the All-Ireland ladies' club intermediate semi-final, losing 0-18 to 2-11, despite an heroic late effort.

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Galway athletes shine

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Galway athletes will compete across the 10-race programme of this season National Cross Country Championships in Abbottstown, Dublin.

GCH junior men’s squad will be challenging for honours, with Eanna Folan, James Frizzell, Joe Tannian and Michael Healy on the team, backed by U18s Thomas McStay and Aaron Brennan, who all have the potential to make the podium.

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Challenges mount for Super League sides

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Moycullen face one of their biggest challenges of the season when they travel to Dublin for a clash with Super League leaders UCD Marian on Saturday (8pm).

After two defeats on the trot after a super start to the season, Moycullen will be looking to regain that winning form to keep alive their hopes of a league semi-final.

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Connacht girls claim historic first interpro crown

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

The Connacht Schools U15 girls soccer team captured the interprovincial title for the first time, and they did so with a clean sweep over their fellow rivals.

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Western boys are best

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

The Western Regional Boys Basketball team won the Basketball Ireland Post Primary Schools U17 Tom Collins Inter Regional in Sligo.

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Gaming Champions: Irish Pros are Making a Splash in eSports!

Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Football Teams Venture into eSports

It was revealed last year that West Ham signed an Irish eSports player to represent them in the video game FIFA, a well-known virtual version of the real-life Federation Internationale de Football Association, which oversees official football matches on an international level. With increasing signings of eSports players by football teams across the globe, the aim is to take football efforts into the virtual world of competitive video gaming, with a wish to cater more to the fans, with whom research has revealed that "the digital game [FIFA] is incredibly popular".

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Fantasy Football round 12 preview

Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Praise the Lord the Premier League is back. Tuesday night was arguably one of the biggest disappointments Irish football has ever seen and many of the team's supporters need club action to distract them from the awful thought of missing out on football's big jamboree next summer and painting Red Square green.

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Cregmore girls advance to national cup semi-final

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Cregmore Claregalway FC have succesfully made it into the last four of this year's FAI Women’s U18 National Cup.

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Home win is vital for Moycullen's Super League hopes

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Moycullen return to NUIG Kingfisher on Saturday (8pm) for an important fixture in their hopes of making this year's Super League basketball play-offs.

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Breakthrough for Maree in Super League

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Maree basketballers have given themselves a huge confidence boost after winning their first men’s Super League fixture since promotion from division one.

Maree finally made the breakthrough with a 102-100 win over DCU Saints in Oranmore last weekend, with Irish international star Eoin Rockall grabbing 36 points. And with solid performances from Enda Walsh, Kenneth Hansberry (17), and American Jamelle Tolliver (16), the home side sealed a deserved victory.

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Galway ladies blitz Mayo in U21 All Ireland final

Thu, Nov 16, 2017

A superb performance from Emma Reaney helped Galway romp to victory over Mayo in the Aisling McGing All-Ireland U21 ladies' football final.

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Moycullen in confident form after four Super League wins on the trot

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

With a pep in their step, Moycullen head up the motorway to face title holders Templeogue on Saturday (6pm) after last weekend's superb victory over Thunder.

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Pride and points at stake in local derby

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

It is a local derby on Friday night in the Ulster Bank division 2a when Galwegians entertain city rivals Corinthians at Crowley park (7.30pm).

Both sides have struggled for early season form, with just two wins each from six outings. Having won two from their first three games, Wegians, who lost a significant portion of last year's squad for various reasons, have struggled in their last few games.

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Medal haul for kickboxers

Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Galway kickboxers enjoyed success at the recent world championships despite being caught in a suspected terror attack.

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Fantasy Football review

Tue, Nov 07, 2017

And so round 11 of the Premier League came to an end with Jose Mourinho experiencing the Blues at Stamford Bridge and Everton completing a remarkable come back against Watford to win 3-2.

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The Claregalway Hotel senior ladies dream teams for 2017

Thu, Nov 02, 2017

The Claregalway Hotel senior ladies dream team for 2017 was announced earlier this week.

Understandably county champions Kilkerrin/Clonberne have the biggest representation on the team with five players selected, while Corofin have four players of the 15 listed, and Claregalway have three.

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