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Just another game for Burke and Galway

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

Connacht continue to be hit by injury crisis for New Year interpro with Munster

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Connacht, in need of some much-needed New Year cheer when they host Munster at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday, have a record number of players sidelined through injury.

Connacht continue to be hit by injury crisis for New Year interpro with Munster

Connacht, in need of some much-needed New Year cheer when they host Munster at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday, have a record number of players sidelined through injury.

Connacht continue to be hit by injury crisis for New Year interpro with Munster

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Connacht, in need of some much-needed New Year cheer when they host Munster at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday, have a record number of players sidelined through injury.

Galway scientist contributes to new children’s book series

A Galway researcher is hoping a new series of children’s books will encourage more young people to consider a career in science and technology.

Tommy Moroney and the Galway hurlers

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For many years the Galway hurling team qualified automatically for the All Ireland semi-finals as Connacht champions. The problem for them was the semi-final was always their first championship game, whereas the team they were playing always had a few good tough games under their belt. As a result, we only had the one championship game in the season and rarely got to the final.

Connacht Railway Cup team, 1947

In 1947 the Railway Cup crossed the Shannon for the first time. The team were all from Galway. They had beaten Leinster in the semi-final by a score of 2 – 6 to 2 – 5. The man of the match in that game was Paddy Gantley. He gave another memorable display on Easter Sunday when he lined out against Munster in the final. His name used to appear on match programmes as ‘P. Gardiner’ because he was a priest, and not supposed to play hurling.

 

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