Connacht Women kick start campaign with first win over Munster

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Connacht Women head to Dublin on Saturday hoping to repeat their opening day success when they face Dublin at Donnybrook at 2pm.

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NUIG Mystics find timely form

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

NUIG Mystics have given themselves a huge Christmas bonus after booking a place in the Hula Hoops Women’s National Cup semi-finals in January.

Mystics grabbed a thrilling win over the Portlaoise Panthers on Sunday in Oranmore, edging the contest by 58-52 in overtime.

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Highfield hand Wegians a heavy defeat

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

More agony and frustration for Galwegians in the Ulster Bank League division 2A when they suffered another emphatic defeat, 40-18, this time at the hands of second-placed Highfield.

The home side was completely in command in Crowley Park, and full value for a 13-0 lead at half-time. However a collapse in the third quarter saw the game turned on its head as the Corkmen ran in five tries in 13 minutes.

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Shark Swimming Club wins award

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Galway's Shark Swimming Club has been named the Connacht Swim Club of the Year for 2017 for overall excellence, and also won the Clubmark Award for corporate governance.

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Injury-hit Corofin will take nothing for granted Ruislipgranted

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Recently-crowned Connacht football champions Corofin will travel to London this weekend to play Fulham Irish in the All-Ireland quarter-final in what is a novel pairing for both teams.

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Canney’s late strike seals Connacht success for Medtronic

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Medtronic regained the Connacht Senior Interfirms title when they defeated reigning champions Mayo Teachers in the Connacht final by 2-8 to 0-11 at the Connacht Centre Of Excellence recently.

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Marvellous Mellows crowned county senior hurling champions

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Christmas truly came early for Liam Mellows hurlers when they deservedly won their first county senior hurling championship in almost half a century, beating 2014 and 2011 champions Gort on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium.

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Fantasy Football round 16 preview

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

It is December which means the Premier League matches are coming thick and fast.

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Keane starts to crack the whip as Connacht head to Italy

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Kieran Keane returns to Italy for the first time in 38 years when he takes his Connacht squad to Parma for Saturday's PRO 14 joust with Michael Bradley's Zebre.

It is something of a nostalgic return for Keane who was a member of the 1979 All Blacks side that played a first international match against Italy in Rovigo at the end of a tour to England and Scotland.

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Connacht Women face stern opening test against Munster

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Connacht Women open their interprovincial rugby campaign with a visit from Munster to the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (2.30pm).

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Galway United underage trials

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Galway United will hold U17 trials for players born in 2001 and 2002 on Sunday at East United, Castle Park, starting at 2pm.

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Corofin are Connacht champions for the eighth time

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Corofin went to the top of the roll of honour for Connacht club triumphs with their eighth title since 1991. Last weekend's win over Castlebar Mitchels saw them pass out Roscommon’s Clann na nGael who have seven gongs from the 1980s.

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Galway athletes make national breakthrough

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Harriers coach Matt Lockett has been appointed Irish U20 team coach for the European Cross Country Championships in Slovakia on December 10.

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Moycullen's late effort not enough

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Maigh Cuilinn were forced to bow out of the All-Ireland ladies' club intermediate semi-final, losing 0-18 to 2-11, despite an heroic late effort.

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Galway athletes shine

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Galway athletes will compete across the 10-race programme of this season National Cross Country Championships in Abbottstown, Dublin.

GCH junior men’s squad will be challenging for honours, with Eanna Folan, James Frizzell, Joe Tannian and Michael Healy on the team, backed by U18s Thomas McStay and Aaron Brennan, who all have the potential to make the podium.

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Challenges mount for Super League sides

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Moycullen face one of their biggest challenges of the season when they travel to Dublin for a clash with Super League leaders UCD Marian on Saturday (8pm).

After two defeats on the trot after a super start to the season, Moycullen will be looking to regain that winning form to keep alive their hopes of a league semi-final.

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Connacht girls claim historic first interpro crown

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

The Connacht Schools U15 girls soccer team captured the interprovincial title for the first time, and they did so with a clean sweep over their fellow rivals.

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Western boys are best

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

The Western Regional Boys Basketball team won the Basketball Ireland Post Primary Schools U17 Tom Collins Inter Regional in Sligo.

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Gaming Champions: Irish Pros are Making a Splash in eSports!

Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Football Teams Venture into eSports

It was revealed last year that West Ham signed an Irish eSports player to represent them in the video game FIFA, a well-known virtual version of the real-life Federation Internationale de Football Association, which oversees official football matches on an international level. With increasing signings of eSports players by football teams across the globe, the aim is to take football efforts into the virtual world of competitive video gaming, with a wish to cater more to the fans, with whom research has revealed that "the digital game [FIFA] is incredibly popular".

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