Game of high stakes for both sides at Terryland

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

Rarely has a defeat at the penultimate stage of a cup competition been received with such contentment, but on a pleasant Monday night in front of a moderate but passionate audience Galway United demonstrated that top flight status can be retained by delivering a smashing performance against League Cup specialists Derry City.

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Connacht’s new recruits to star in Leeds challenge

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

John Muldoon will lead Connacht out on Saturday evening for the first time as captain when the province opens its new season against English outfit Leeds at the Galway Sportsground (6.30pm).

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Two thousands runners ready for the 2008 Streets of Galway

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

The 2008 FUTURE Streets of Galway 8k Road Race - one of the biggest road races in Ireland - takes place this Saturday evening.

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Galway ladies host Dundalk in WFAI Cup

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

Fresh from their exploits in England, the Galway & District League Ladies team now face a strong domestic challenge when they host Dundalk LFC in the last 16 of the Senior WFAI cup at Terryland Park this Sunday (3pm).

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Clarke jumps into third with victory at Dun Laoghaire Show

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

A capacity crowd watched Galway's Olive Clarke snatch the Grand Prix title at the Dun Laoghaire Show on Monday, riding John Melia's Butler's Pantry Spitfield.

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Galway sailors successful in the Crosbie Cup

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

Six young Galway sailors proved their mettle against the best in the Crosbie Cup at Ree Yacht Club, the second oldest yacht club in the world.

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golf results

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

•Galway Golf Club: Men’s Tuesday raceweek competition 18 holes single stableford, Sean McMahon (18, Dromoland) 37; Dara Coyne (14) 35; Gross, Damien Coyne (1) 34; Kieran Daly (9) 35; Sean O’Donoghue (6,Portarlington) 35; Stephan Delaney (13) 35; Oliver McDonagh (3)(Tuam)35. Ladies’ Brown Thomas Cup 18 Hole Stroke, Carolyn Foster (27) 61; Imelda Brennan (19)72; Gross, Sheelagh Kearney (10) 84; Raymonde Standun (21) 73; Class A, Patricia Comer (16) 74; Ronnie Keenan (16) 74; Josephine McCann (18)75; Class B, Bridie Kenny (24) 74; Marilyn Kelly (26)75; Olive Breen (20) 81; Class C, Yvonne Gibbs (30)79; Valerie Egan (36) 82; Terese Mongan (32) 84.

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Mayo should stick with O’Mahony

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

Despite another sickening one-point defeat last weekend to Tyrone in round three of the qualifiers, there is not much point in Mayo changing the current management team.

What purpose would it serve?

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Ireland off to a flyer in Umbro Galway Cup

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

The Umbro Galway Cup opened in Drom Soccer Park on Tuesday with four of the elite teams in the first day’s action.

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Galway face a huge task to reach All Ireland semi-final

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

When the dealer threw the cards on the table last Sunday evening, it was Galway who got the joker in the pack - drawn to play against Kerry on Saturday in Croke Park at 4pm.

There is no doubt Kerry were the toughest team to pull from the round three winners. The other three teams - Kildare, Wexford, and even Tyrone, are not operating in the rarefied atmosphere that Kerry have inhabited in the past few seasons.

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A winner all right

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

The highlight of the Galway Races, the Galway Plate, proved a winner of No 3 Oslot, the Paul Nicholls-trained horse ridden by Ruby Walsh and owned by stockbroking millionaire Andy Stewart.

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High-stakes tussle for United in Ballybofey

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

Every season a defining fixture arrives, and tomorrow evening in Ballybofey Galway United will sit an exacting exam. If relegation is to be avoided, United cannot afford to lose so delivering a substantial performance is the remit.

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Galway up with the best of British ladies soccer

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

The Galway & Distict League Ladies team were given a huge boost ahead of their EUFA Cup qualifying in September at the prestigious Manchester Umbro Cup.

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Caherlistrane and Corofin look impressive

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

The Queally men are on a good run of form and look very organised and highly motivated. They will be hard beaten.

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Galway footballers will know who they face on Sunday

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

Anyone who has been up at Ballybrit during the week will know how difficult it can be to predict a winner. Likewise in the All-Ireland football championship there is no real consensus on who will be first past the finishing post on September 21.

Galway and the other provincial final winners are back in action the weekend after next, and Liam Sammon will find out his opponents this Sunday evening.

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Pressure on O’Mahony and Mayo to deliver

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

Inter-county management is a tough station. The facts speak for themselves this season.

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Dramatic final showdown for showjumpers

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

The Fahey Sales Showjumping League is poised for a most dramatic final next weekend in Claregalway.

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