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.

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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.

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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.

“I thought right to the end they worked extremely hard, right to the end where we saw some great tracking back by the forwards,” O’Neill says. “We were very rusty in the first quarter and probably lacked a bit of composure, but we came into it then and started making some good decisions.”

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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.

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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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More gold medals for Galway athletes at national champs

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Galway athletes secured a double gold in the 400m hurdles event on the final day of the National Junior Track and Field Championships in Santry, Dublin.

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More gold medals for Galway athletes at national championships

Thu, Sep 03, 2020

There was yet more success for Galway athletes at the second weekend of action at the National Senior Track and Field Championships in Morton Stadium.

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Edris continues top form

Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Local athlete Abas Edris of Castlegar continued his top form, winning both the 800m and the mile on the third day of the Castlegar AC organised grass track and field competition at Doughiska on Friday.

The event, which continues to attracted good numbers, also produced wins for Holly O'Boyle of Craughwell on the women's mile, while Siobhan Geaney of South Galway took the honours in the 800m, and Aisling Finn, also of South Galway AC, won over 60m.

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Bohan takes gold as athletic action returns to Galway

Thu, Aug 06, 2020

Athletics returned to competitive action last weekend with two events on the calendar featuring Galway athletes.

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McDonnell makes a swift return to the track

Thu, Jul 30, 2020

Galway athlete Robert McDonnell produced a winning start in a return to competitive action at the weekend.

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Grant Thornton 5K Run goes virtual and open to all

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Athletes are gearing up for this year's Grant Thornton’s 5K, Ireland's longest running corporate event, which is going virtual for the first time.

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Galway’s elite gymnasts return to training

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Galway's quartet of high performance gymnasts, Emma Slevin, Jane Heffernan, Kate Molloy and Blaithnid Higgins, have returned to training in Dublin.

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Cong-Galway sailing race given class flag

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

It has been confirmed that this year's Cong-Galway sailing race will go ahead on Saturday August 22.

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OLIVE LOUGHNANE WORLD CHAMPION AND FOUR-TIME OLYMPIAN

Thu, Jun 11, 2020

At what age did you start running? I started training in athletics when I was 13 and moved to race walking when I was 19. I have been a member of the Loughrea Athletic Club for about 30 years- it's a great club and had a hugely positive influence. I am very proud to have been a member.

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