Connacht Rugby renew partnership

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

Long time sponsor The Connacht Hospitality Group and Connacht Rugby will continue their partnership into next season.

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Jack Carty call up at last

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

Connacht’s Jack Carty has received a long awaited call up to the Irish Rugby squad this week after Johnny Sexton was forced to pull out with knee injury following Ireland’s sublime win over New Zealand at the weekend.

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The benefits of Hyperbaric oxygenation

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

Concussion guidelines need to change, according to Brian Lynch, a Galway based solicitor with first-hand experience who is promoting the benefits of hyperbaric oxygenation.

He used 57 sessions in Dublin following surgery and became an avid supporter. He is also a solicitor practicing law, and a stakeholder of OxyGeneration, a company providing non-emergency hyperbaric oxygenation.

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McStay chases Irish U23 call up

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

Some of Galway’s top distance runners will be competing in what is traditionally the blue riband event of the athletics season, the National Cross Country Championships.

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Casserly takes gold with late burst

Thu, Nov 11, 2021

Kathryn Casserly of GCH produced a dramatic finish to win the senior women’s race on the third and final day of the Connacht cross country season in Bushfield, Loughrea, on Sunday.

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Galway Masters shine at national track championships

Thu, Sep 09, 2021

Galway athletes secured multiple medals at the National Masters Track and Field Championships in Dublin's Santry Stadium on Sunday.

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Galway youngsters excel on the national stage

Thu, Aug 26, 2021

There were a host of impressive Galway performances over the course of a busy weekend at the Irish Life Health Children’s Team Games, U12-U13 Championships and Juvenile Combined Events.

Craughwell AC had another superb championship day, winning five medals overall. In the children’s paired games, there was a fantastic double national title win for Craughwell duo Conor Mannion and Jack Hibbitt, who first sprinted to gold in the U9 60m and followed up within the hour to take a second title in the U9 300m.

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Medals galore for Galway athletes on national stage

Thu, Aug 19, 2021

Galway's senior athletes took centre stage at the National Premier League Final on Sunday.

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West is awake on the international sporting stage

Thu, Aug 05, 2021

Galway is celebrating the success of several sporting stars on this summer's international stage

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Double delight as Greene and McDonnell head to Tokyo

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Two Galway athletes have been selected on the Ireland team heading to the Tokyo Olympics which takes place July 23 to August 8.

Cillin Greene and Robert McDonnell, both of Galway City Harriers, will represent Ireland in the mixed 4X400m relay team, competing with Chris O’Donnell, Phil Healy, Sophie Becker, and Cliodhna Manning for two of the four places

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McDonnell sets new standard to top Irish rankings

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Galway athletes were on the winners' podium at the National Junior and U23 Track and Field Championships which took place over two days at Morton Stadium, Santry.

There were a number of medal winning performances from the Galway clubs at the Irish Life Health sponsored championships with Galway City Harriers’ rising star Robert McDonnell taking pride of place.

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Galway women's bid for Olympics on the line in Lucerne

Thu, May 13, 2021

Galway rowers Aifric Keogh and Fiona Murtagh face one of their biggest rowing challenges when they aim to qualify for the Olympics as part of Ireland's women's four this weekend.

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Limerick hurlers will provide a different test after Galway's opening romp

Thu, May 13, 2021

A thirty-point winning margin for the Galway hurlers over Westmeath on Saturday afternoon ensured the relevant boxes were ticked for manager Shane O’Neill, who was pleased with his side’s application after an unsurprisingly sluggish start.

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O’Neill to use league campaign to build confidence

Thu, May 06, 2021

The 90th edition of the National Hurling League belatedly gets underway this coming weekend and will undoubtedly be a unique one, with the prospect of joint winners and no Division 1 final ever taking place a very real possibility.

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Connacht prepare for bullish response from wounded Leinster

Thu, May 06, 2021

Connacht desperately want a repeat performance over Leinster when they meet in Saturday's Rainbow Cup second-round fixture at the Sportsground (7.35pm).

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Tuam seeks planning for Olympic atheltic track

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

The planned development of an Olympic standard 100m track in Tuam has been welcomed by Galway athletes.

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Galway 5k Series becomes virtual and global this year

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

Covid restrictions will not deter this year's Galway 5k Series from proceeding, marking the event's 15th anniversary.

The Galway Athletics County Board, determined to ensure the series will proceed for this special anniversary after last year's event was cancelled, confirm it will take place in line with restrictions in May.

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Shaughnessy sets the pace at cross country champs

Thu, Oct 08, 2020

Laura Shaughnessy of GCH dominated the senior women's event at this year's opening day of the County Galway Cross Country Championships at Galway Racecourse in Ballybrit on Sunday.

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Fitzgerald set super time on the track

Thu, Oct 01, 2020

The men’s 5000m was the highlight of an exciting day's competition at the Galway Track and Field challenge on Saturday.

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Adam storms to another victory

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

Abas Edris Adam of Castlegar AC continued his good form at the weekend, winning the Galway Novice title at the Castlegar AC Cross Country in Merlin Woods City Park in Doughiska on Saturday.

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