All Ireland intermediate win whets Oughterard's senior appetite

Thu, Jul 16, 2020

New boys Oughterard face the daunting challenge of squaring up to Corofin in this season's shortened senior football championship, but it is a task the Corrib club is relishing.

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Galway gives Royals a second-half roasting

Thu, Jul 09, 2020

This was a period of football success in Galway, contesting three All Ireland finals in four seasons. Meath, too, were confident - this their third All Ireland final in six years, and having beaten Cork in 1999 when they won their ninth title. However, John O'Mahony's Tribesmen prevailed to claim their 13th crown. Interestingly neither county has contested an All Ireland football final since with Kerry and Dublin dominating.

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Tough draw for intermediate champions Oughterard

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

All Ireland Intermediate football champions Oughterard have been handed a tough draw in their return to senior football.

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GAA takes first step in its return to play road map

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

With hurling and football restarting this week, the draw for the new-look Brooks Galway Senior A Hurling Championship has taken place.

The format of this year's event has been condensed from two groups of six teams to three of four teams in order to complete the championship ahead of the revised All Ireland series.

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Get ready for GAA action

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

The GAA is gearing up for a much-awaited return to action.

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Galway GAA coaches launch new online coach course

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

Leading Galway GAA Coaches, Kevin Walsh, Brian Silke and Sean Conlon have launched GrowCoach, a new online GAA coaching solution designed to empower GAA coaches from under age, club, and elite levels to improve and support coaching skills to build players to perform at the highest levels.

Founded in 2018, GrowCoach has delivered numerous workshops to GAA clubs and county teams throughout Ireland, and in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, GrowCoach is now bringing its exclusive coaching model online with a series of pre-recorded and live webinars aimed directly at coaches of all grades worldwide.

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Sporting memories

Thu, Jun 11, 2020

"Galway hit harder than Hurricane Flora" on Sunday when the Corrib County senior hurlers became the All Ireland champions after a wait of 57 years.

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Expansive coaching survey launches across all Gaelic game codes

Thu, May 28, 2020

All Gaelic football, hurling and camogie coaches throughout the city and county are being asked to help the GAA deliver improved coaching education and development throughout its clubs.

In what the GAA says is the biggest coaching survey conducted in Irish sport, the organisation, has joined forced with the Ladies Gaelic Football and the Camogie Association to "help shape the future development of Gaelic games".

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Oughterard mourns passing of a GAA legend

Thu, May 14, 2020

Oughterard residents lined the streets of the village on Friday to bid farewell to a well-loved local who was at the heart of the GAA.

Kieran O'Sullivan passed away at home after a long illness, and was buried following a private funeral in Kilcummin Cemetery last week.

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Sinéad Burke (30) All Star

Thu, May 07, 2020

At what age did you start playing? I think I was about 7 when I started with the club in Oughterard. I played with the underage boys team until I was about 12.

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Fitzgerald set the standard to help Corofin reap rich rewards

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Long-serving Corofin footballer Kieran Fitzgerald may have called time on his playing career, but there are hopes the 39-year-old will continue his involvement with his home club.

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Twin challenges for Nicola Ward

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Galway sports star and Kilkerrin/Clonberne footballer Nicola Ward has endured a challenging six months since suffering a knee injury in last year's All Ireland Senior Club final.

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Liam Silke (25) Corofin and Galway footballer

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

At what age did you start playing? I started playing underage for my club when I was six.

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GAA to hold special remote congress

Thu, Apr 16, 2020

The GAA is expecting no games will take place before July this year, but will hold a special congress to look at changing competition structures.

In line with the Government's announcement to extend the current restrictions until May 5, the GAA says all action remains suspended and the senior inter-county championships, due to start in May, will be postponed. However, the GAA says it is "highly unlikely" these will be rescheduled any time before the beginning of July "at the earliest".

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Galway’s best football scores of the past ten years

Thu, Apr 16, 2020

On a day when the all-conquering Dubs overpowered Galway despite a promising start by the Tribesmen, Damien Comer produced a moment of magic out on the sideline by the Cusack Stand.

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Who can break Corofin's stranglehold?

Thu, Apr 09, 2020

This week we take an in-depth look at group three of the Galway Senior Football Championship.

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Looking ahead to the club football championship 2020

Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Following the Galway Football Senior Club Championship draw, we take an in-depth look at group two this week.

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Sarfields' six named in team of the year

Wed, Apr 01, 2020

All Ireland club camogie champions Sarsfields feature strongly in this season's AIB Camogie Club Championship Team of the Year.

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Looking ahead to the club football championship 2020

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

The draw for the Claregalway Hotel Galway Senior football championship was made recently, and the challenge for everyone is to try to topple standard bearers Corofin.

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Disruption to sport impacts on communities

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

As all sports organisations are treading unchartered waters, Galway GAA and local hurling clubs are facing unprecedented disruption, not just to a games' schedule, but to the rural and cultural life of their communities.

Galway Hurling Board chairman Paul Bellew says although the current ban on any hurling or training in groups is "insignificant in the general scheme of things", it is the lifeblood of many communities.

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