Galway need a big performance to take down Roscommon

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

As I researched for this article ahead of Sunday's Connacht football final in Hyde Park, I went back to the headlines that previewed the 2017 final featuring the same two teams.

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Galway camp is buzzing ahead of third successive final, says Comer

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

Galway team captain Damien Comer, who has been in tremendous form over the past few months, hopes to have learned lessons from last year's final defeat to Roscommon.

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Hurlers can use final round as a useful training exercise

Thu, Jun 07, 2018

Former Dublin All-Ireland winning football manager Pat Gilroy will have the Dublin hurling squad in Salthill on Saturday evening to take on Galway in the final round of the Leinster Senior Hurling championship round robin series (7pm).

The game is a dead rubber. Galway have already qualified for the Leinster final on July 1 – their fourth in a row - by virtue of their 1-23 to 0-17 win over Wexford last weekend, and Dublin are safe from relegation to the Joe McDonagh Cup for 2019 having defeated Offaly by 2-24 to 0-13 at Parnell Park.

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Rossies will be tougher to crack than Sligo

Thu, Jun 07, 2018

The Galway senior footballers will be heading to Hyde Park on Sunday week to take on Kevin McStay’s Roscommon in the 2018 Connacht football final (4pm) after hammering a disappointing Sligo by 21 points (4-24 to 1-12) at Pearse Stadium on Sunday.

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Galway footballers expected to see off Sligo with ease

Thu, May 31, 2018

The Galway footballers are heavily fancied to win when they take on Sligo in the Connacht semi-final this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (3.30pm).

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Wexford away is the next challenge for Galway hurlers

Thu, May 31, 2018

Leinster championship games are coming thick and fast for the Galway hurlers now.

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Noonan hat-trick sinks Galway WFC

Thu, May 24, 2018

UCD Waves will be the visitors to Eamonn Deacy Park on Saturday evening with the earlier kick off time of 4.30pm.

Manager Billy Clery will be looking to get back to winning ways after a disappointing 3-1 defeat to Cork City.

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Lavelle’s late equaliser salvages a draw for Seasiders

Thu, May 24, 2018

Killannin and Salthill/Knocknacarra played out a high quality 0-13 to 1-10 draw on Saturday evening at Moycullen pitch in the first round of the senior club championship.

For long periods of this enjoyable encounter Killannin looked the more likely victors and they led at 0-8 to 0-3 at half-time.

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Championshp start produces easy wins for Annaghdown and Corofin championshp

Thu, May 24, 2018

In poor weather conditions in Tuam Stadium on Sunday Alan Flynn’s Annaghdown side made a big impression when defeating Tuam by 2-15 to 1-6.

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Tribesmen pushed all the way by Exiles

Thu, May 24, 2018

Galway Tribesmen were 62-42 victors in a high scoring contest against Dublin City Exiles in Saturday's Rugby League fixture.

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Heaney's goal seals the deal for Walsh's footballers

Thu, May 17, 2018

It was a tense and at times turgid Connacht quarter-final clash on Sunday afternoon - that was until Galway set McHale Park alive in injury time to seal victory by 0-12 to 1-12.

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Club football championships kick off this weekend

Thu, May 17, 2018

Following Galway’s first round win over Mayo, the senior and intermediate club football championships kick off this weekend.

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Galway footballers can expect a Mayo backlash on Sunday

Thu, May 10, 2018

The Galway footballers will be fully aware Stephen Rochford and his Mayo squad will have all their guns locked and fully loaded to try to knock them out of the Connacht championship this Sunday in McHale Park (4pm).

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Hurlers expected to make winning start

Thu, May 10, 2018

The Galway senior hurlers start their quest to retain the Leinster Hurling Championship crown when they take on Offaly in Bord Na Mona O' Connor Park, Tullamore, on Saturday (7pm).

This new round robin structure with Galway, Offaly, Dublin, Kilkenny and Wexford sees the top two teams contesting the Leinster final on the first Sunday in July.

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Clarinbridge Juvenile GAA launches initiative

Thu, May 10, 2018

The Clarinbridge Juvenile GAA Club began the season in style with the launch of a personalised training top for every juvenile player and coach.

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Revamped championship adds excitement with home fixtures

Thu, May 03, 2018

All-Ireland hurling champions Galway will kick off their 2018 championship next Saturday week in Tullamore (7pm on May 12) when they face Offaly in the first of their Leinster championship group games.

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Galway edged out by Cork

Thu, May 03, 2018

Cork got the better of Galway to win this year's All-Ireland Minor A Camogie title by 0-18 to 1-11 in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh.

Galway had kept in touch throughout this evenly matched contest until the Leesiders took control in the final quarter to claim victory.

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Learning curve continues for Comer and Galway

Thu, May 03, 2018

The month of April finally saw Damien Comer take some time to draw breath after a hectic three months on the field with county and college.

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Tommy Varden will be missed

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Tommy Varden was a massive supporter of Galway GAA for many decades and was a real gentleman in any dealings I ever had with him.

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