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Paralympic bronze for Galway cyclist

Galwegians celebrated sporting success on the international stage with cyclist Eoghan Clifford claiming bronze at the Rio Paralympic Games this week.

The Senior football quarter-final championship draw and relegation draw was made on Sunday evening and it throws ups some exciting games with Corofin and Tuam Stars a game to look forward to. Senior

Keith Fallon of GCH and Damien O'Boyle of Craughwell AC are commencing athletics scholarships in the USA this month.

The Olympics doesn’t fire the imagination anymore

We tend to look at Olympic Games through the glass prism of the rose-tinted glasses. I remember seeing my first colour TV while watching the athletics at the Munich Olympics. It was the era of the flares, the locks. It was a rare look at events that happened somewhere else across the world and we were watching it. Remember these were days not long after the wonderment of the moon landings. Our brains were sponges for saturation of colour, of exoticism. The only live events on television were All-Ireland semis and finals, the FA cup finals, the European Cup finals and the Eurovision.

Thousands get ready to run the streets this weekend

Radisson Blu Streets of Galway 8K 2016 - race preview

Matthew brings home the medals

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There was triple medal glory for Knock's Matthew McNeive at the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships in Vantaa, Finland, recently. McNeive, who was the youngest member of an 28 strong team which took part in the games and finished in fifth position on the medals table, took home three bronze medals.

Bish wins All Ireland relay after 40 years

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Forty years after St Joseph's ‘The Bish’ won the Lonergan Cup, the Galway school produced a storming finish to claim the title at this year's All Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships.

Athenry AC hosts evening with Irish athletic legends

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With the Olympics Games in Rio only months away, Galway sports fans will have the chance to spend an entertaining evening in the company of two of the legendary figures of Irish athletics.

It heartens me to see so many people out running

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Sonia O'Sullivan will headline an event in the Salthill Hotel next Wednesday as part of the celebrations to mark 100 years of Irish Schools Athletics.

It heartens me to see to many people out running, says legend Sonia ahead of Galway visit

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Sonia O’Sullivan will headline an event in the Salthill Hotel next Wednesday as part of the celebrations to mark 100 years of Irish Schools Athletics.

Mayo athletes bring back medals from Masters Cross Country

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Six Mayo AC athletes travelled to Dundalk on Sunday to compete in the National Masters Cross Country Championships in the grounds of the institute of technology. They lined up in a competitive field of 220 from clubs nationwide. The 4k race was for all women athletes and was run over a testing two lap course in tough conditions.

 

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