Oughterard celebrates with over-40 match

Thu, Oct 02, 2008

The highlight of Oughterard GAA’s centenary year takes place this weekend with its Centenary Social on Saturday evening.

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St Michael’s and Glenamaddy advance

Thu, Oct 02, 2008

Last Sunday at Tuam Stadium city side St Michael’s were too strong for pre-match favourites Kilconly and progressed to the county intermediate final on a score-line of 1-11 to 1-07.

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Mervue continue hunt for top-four finish

Thu, Oct 02, 2008

Mervue United’s hunt for a top-four finish in the Eircom League A Championship continues on Saturday with a home fixture against Derry City (2pm).

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Portumna still on course

Thu, Oct 02, 2008

All-Ireland club champs Portumna have qualified, as expected, for the semi-finals of the Galway Senior Hurling Championship final with a hard-fought 2-11 to 0-15 victory over Clarinbridge.

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Walk a mile for a good cause

Thu, Oct 02, 2008

The inaugural Carnmore Mile will take place on Sunday at the Carnmore hurling pitch near Galway Airport. The event is a unique fundraiser in aid of Carnmore Camogie Club and Galway Hospice which is billed as a family fun event. The club is inviting people of all ages to participate in this one mile run walk.. or crawl. Anybody interested should arrive at Carmore pitch between 12 and 2pm. All participates, who will receive a commemorative Carnmore Mile cap and a certificate of completion, are requested to raise a minimum of €20 to be handed in at registration on the morning of the walk. Further details are available from any member of the Carnmore Camogie Club.

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Connacht’s chance to restore some pride against Leinster

Thu, Oct 02, 2008

Connacht have a chance to redeem themselves after last week’s mauling at the hands of Cardiff when they host the current Magners League champions Leinster on Sunday at the Galway Sportsground (6pm).

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AIB League kicks off with tricky assignments

Thu, Oct 02, 2008

A new All Ireland League season begins on Saturday for Ireland’s 48 senior clubs, and there is much to play for at the top.

Planned changes at the end of the season, which will see division one divided into an A & B section, will ensure a highly competitive season.

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Corofin can stop a happy ending to Cortoon’s fairytale

Thu, Oct 02, 2008

Giant-killers Cortoon Shamrocks are just one step from their first county title and a successful end to their fairytale championship when they face favourites Corofin in Sunday’s Claregalway Hotel Senior Football Championhip final at Pearse Stadium (1.30pm).

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Killanin will fancy their chances

Thu, Oct 02, 2008

The county minor final which throws in at 1.30 on Sunday brings together old rivals Killanin and Corofin. It should be a humdinger of a game and well worth the effort of getting to the stadium early.

Killanin will look to inspirational full-forward Patrick Sweeney to lead the way. The county minor player notched 2-12 out of 2-15 in the county semi-final against Oughterard, and if he is stopped, it will be interesting to see who else provides the fire-power for the Westboard champions, especially as his twin Cathal Sweeney is doubtful with injury.

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Clarenbridge can push Portumna all the way

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

The Galway Senior Hurling Championship hots up this weekend with four quarter-finals down for decision.

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Gort joins Athenry in opposing move to Leinster

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

Monday night’s special county convention to determine Galway’s acceptance of participating in the Leinster Hurling Championships is set to be a lengthy meeting.

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The best of intermediate talent on show this weekend

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

At 2pm St Michael’s take on Kilconly and at 3.30pm Glenamaddy take on Oughterard with the county u-21 final between Tuam Stars and St James’ also on the billing at 5.30pm.

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Where does your ticket money go?

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

Some of us often wonder where the €60 or €70 we pay for our All-Ireland ticket or semi-final ticket gets distributed. Well, last Sunday in the match programme a comprehensive breakdown of where the money from a single ticket gets spent was given.

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Portumna voted Ireland’s best hurling club

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

Portumna GAA Club has been crowned the “Best Club under the Sun”, and with it comes a trip of a lifetime to Abu Dhabi.

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Galway camogie fixtures

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

SATURDAY: Loughrea Hotel & Spa Senior Championship: Mullagh v Pearses (Killimordaly 11am); Athenry v Killimordaly (Ballymacward 11am). O’Rourke & Sons Construction Ltd Junior B 15 Aside Championship semi-final: Mullagh v Ballinalsoe (Kiltormer 3pm); Juvenile u-13 B final: Craughwell v St Thomas (Killimor 12noon).

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Oughterard celebrates centenary

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

Oughterard GAA, the second oldest club in Galway, is hosting a centenary social to commemorate the event on October 4.

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Connacht u-19s face Leinster for interpro title

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

There is much at stake for Connacht junior sides in this weekend’s interprovincial fixtures.

Top of the bill is the Connacht u-19 club side that is seeking this year’s interprovincial crown when facing Leinster on Sunday.

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Olympians gather in Loughrea for anniversary celebrations

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

This weekend Loughrea hosts a special athletic event as part of the athletic club's 40th anniversary celebrations.

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Loughrea’s second triathlon a huge success

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

Some 400 athletes from all over Ireland made Loughrea’s second triathlon a resounding success at the weekend.

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