Best sports documentaries to watch

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

“It is always difficult to explain the point of sport to those who do not like it. Non-aficionados will never be persuaded to take pleasure from ball skill or pace. But the level at which sport can be understood by anyone is as a story: as a narrative which must build to a decisive climax and in which character is revealed through actions.”

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Plenty on the line when Galway host Mayo in league clash

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

There is much at stake for Sunday’s protagonists Galway and Mayo who clash in Pearse Stadium (2pm) in round six of the Allianz Football League.

A win for Galway will see them almost guaranteed a league final berth, should results in other games go in their favour. Meanwhile, Mayo’s division one status hangs in the balance following a worrying run of form which sees them with only three points from their opening five fixtures.

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Hurlers secure quarter-final meeting with Wexford after strong second half

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Fourth-quarter goals by Conor Whelan and Cathal Mannion helped a resurgent Galway overturn an eight-point first half deficit to end Tipperary’s involvement in the National League in front of a crowd of 5,750 enthralled spectators on yet another horrible afternoon weather-wise for sport in the west.

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United under pressure to deliver a home win

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

It might be early in the SSE Airtricity League First Division season, but there is no disguising the importance of tomorrow evening’s tussle when Alan Murphy’s Galway United host Cabinteely at Eamonn Deacy Park (7.45pm).

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Leonard goal put Rabbitt's ladies top

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Galway Ladies have gone top of the division one table thanks to a facile 1-12 to 0-4 win over Tipperary, and Cork’s surprise loss to Donegal at the weekend.

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Galway U20 footballers to face Cork after destroying the Rossies

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

The Galway U20 footballers, under the guidance of An Spideál native Dónál Ó Fatharta, retained their Connacht U20 championship title last Saturday in Tuam Stadium with a resounding defeat of an extremely disappointing Roscommon side.

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Heartbreak for Pres Athenry girls

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

There was heartbreak for the girls from Presentation Athenry when an injury-time goal ensured Loreto College Kilkenny snatched victory in the Tesco All-Ireland Post Primary Schools’ Junior A Camogie final at St Rynagh’s in Banagher.

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Corinthians maintain push for promotion

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Corinthians gained a valuable 24-8 win over Connacht rivals Sligo to keep their promotion hopes alive in this year's AIB League division 2B.

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Galway athletes produce podium finishes

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Galway City Harriers women claimed the winner's podium at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Senior Championships in Athlone Indoor Arena the weekend.

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Teenager McDonnell takes bronze at senior championships

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

It was a weekend of great success for many of Galway’s top track and field athletes, with three individual and one team medal at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Senior Championships in the National Indoor Arena in Dublin.

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Moycullen look to maintain momentum as season nears end

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Moycullen head to Templeogue for Saturday's next Super League basketball outing with a renewed spring in their step.

Having pulled off an important 107 to 85 victory away to Neptune, Moycullen need to maintain that momentum to avoid relegation as the season draws to a close.

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Bish continue to add to school’s basketball pedigree

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

St Joseph's College, The Bish, boasts a strong tradition in basketball success, and the latest addition to the school's fine record is this year's U16 A boys who won the All Ireland Schools League.

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Connacht not getting carried away with big win as they head to Edinburgh

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Connacht's recent winning form will be tested to the hilt when they face PRO14 in-conference leaders Edinburgh tomorrow evening in Murrayfield (7.35pm).

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Moycullen battle gamely, but league leaders Tralee always in control

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

A second successive home win against the league leaders proved beyond Moycullen on Saturday night when a gallant effort came up short against a well-balanced Tralee side.

A promising start saw Moycullen go score for score with Tralee in the first quarter, but a 15-0 run for the visitors in the second quarter broke the game open for the visiting side. Turning over a 15-point deficit at the half never looked likely as Tralee eased to a 79-61 win.

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Kickboxing champions ready for first clash of the season

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

The Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing Club hosts the first of its yearly events with an international Ireland versus Belgium and France kickboxing and K-1 fight night in The Ardilaun Hotel, Galway.

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Mud fest in Glenina produces a deserved draw

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Galwegians ended their losing streak when sharing the spoils with Dungannon in Saturday's Energia AIL Division 2B League game played in torrid conditions at Crowley Park.

Having suffered heavy defeats in their previous three games, Wegians needed to halt their slide down the table. Although the Blues won comfortably away to the same opposition 19-0 in November, Dungannon came into this match in good form with six points from their last two outings.

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Athletes set new NUI Galway records

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

NUI Galway athletes enjoyed their best outing at the Irish Universities Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Athlone, claiming several individual medals and team podium finishes.

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O'Neill can afford to experiment as hurlers head to Waterford

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

For the third successive year the postponement of one of Galway’s National League fixtures could lead to the extension of the competition as Storm Dennis put paid to any hopes of last Sunday’s tie against Tipperary taking place in Pearse Stadium, due to health and safety concerns.

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Galway welcome challenge of Red Hand to Tuam Stadium on Sunday

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

A huge crowd is expected in Tuam Stadium on Sunday when Galway footballers will host Tyrone in round four of the Allianz League (2pm).

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Double success for Maree basketball

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Maree enjoyed double success at the weekend in both the men's and women's Super League basketball action.

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