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Former AIT student and noted footballer returns to alma mater

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A trailblazer in the world of women’s sport, professional footballer Cora Staunton made a welcome return to her alma mater, Athlone Institute of Techology, where she met with students and sporting aspirants as she discussed her recent autobiography and spoke of her off and on field achievements to date.

‘Winning can become a habit, as can losing’

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Connacht coach Andy Friend believes securing a win against Perpignan at the Sportsground (3pm) this weekend in the European Challenge Cup is important to continue the momentum the province has built up over their last three matches as they head into one of the busiest times of the season.

Ballintubber will need to dig deep on Sunday

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Ballintubber will have to produce the game of their lives - and some - to have a chance against standard bearers and All-Ireland champions, Corofin, in the Connaught final this Sunday at Elverys MacHale Park - with throw in at 2pm.

Galwegian takes home Ultimate Freestyle title

Galway man Conor Reynolds was crowned 2018 champion of Ultimate Freestyle Football at the International Centre in Telford.

Ballintubber stand tall as Balla and Belmullet falter

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Ballintubber booked their place in the Connacht Senior Club Football Championship final last weekend with a big win over Aughawillan in Carrick-on-Shannon.

So....about last week

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An urge to alter last week's article at the 11th hour spectacularly back fired on me as I somehow forwarded my piece from 12 months ago after making the alteration. The absence of sports editor Colm Gannon because of a family bereavement in the Advertiser office meant my mistake slipped through the net and the article from 2017 got published.

Coaching the coaches — new book highlights how good coaching produces good citizens

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Paul Kilgannon lives and breathes coaching. The Claregalway native has been donning the whistle, and running the drills all his adult life. He has been the man to inspire teams from kids to adults. As an active member of Carnmore hurling club for decades, he is driven by the desire to impart knowledge to people of all ages playing sport, so that they appreciate it, enjoy it, and learn invaluable lifeskills along the way.

Corofin get the job done for famous six-in-a-row

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Often in life how you get to your destination can be deemed irrelevant - once you complete the journey.

Canning makes it five All Star awards

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All-Ireland champions Limerick dominated this year's PwC All-Star hurling team, but Galway's Joe Canning claimed a fifth career All-Star.

Ballintubber go looking for provincial glory

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After claiming the Mayo senior title for the fourth time in eight years, Ballintubber look to be very well equipped for a serious crack at claiming the Shane McGettigan cup for the first time.

 

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