Head coach Andy Friend gets ready to put Covid behind Connacht and deliver new vision.

Rugby

Friend to deliver Connacht's new vision post-Covid

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

As a new-look Connacht takes shape for the coming season, head coach And Friend has had plenty of time to think about how to achieve on-field success. Day 11 of a 14 day quarantine in a hotel in Australia, Connacht Rugby coach Andy Friend is counting down the hours before being released. It is the first time he has been 'home' in three years - Covid having stymied any plans to visit family and friends. So when he signed a new contract to stay on at the Galway Sportsground for another two seasons, it was a stipulation that he be able to head home this summer.

Galway Ladies Football manager Gerry Fahy.

GAA

Ladies Football Championship clash on Monday

Thu, Jul 29, 2021

An interesting TG4 All Ireland Ladies Football Championship continues with Monday’s Bank Holiday meeting at McHale Park (1.45pm) involving Mayo and Galway set to provide further drama.

Shane Doherty scored for Galway United.

Soccer

United triumph in Wexford

Fri, Jul 30, 2021

WEXFORD FC 1 GALWAY UNITED 3
This is unfolding into an exciting SSE Airtricity League first division campaign for Galway United, who did what was required to carve out a win over Wexford FC at Ferrycarrig Park.

Other

QuinnBet’s Gerry Shannon previews the Galway Hurdle

Thu, Jul 29, 2021

Thursday of the Galway races plays host to the famous ladies’ day where fashion enthusiasts will be vying for the top prizes on offer. Obviously, this time around the judges will have an easier time of picking the best dressed due to the reduced attendance, but no doubt competition will still be fierce.

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