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Fooling ourselves if we think our regional stadia are international standard

For the 1982 World Cup, Adidas introduced a ball named the Tango. It was the first major design change of a football in a decade. With its circular panels and adidas livery, it was thing of beauty. Myself and my teammates in our small team in Ballinrobe never got to kick one, but a trip to Galway to some place like the Great Outdoors meant we could see it in all its glory and we salivated over it.

A triple win for Bocquet

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Craughwell wheelchair athlete Shauna Bocquet enjoyed brilliant success at the England Age Group Championships in Bedford recently.

Galway gymnasts heading to the European Youth Olympics

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Galway gymnasts Jane Heffernan and Emma Slevin are set to travel on Saturday to the European Youth Olympics Festival as part of a 40 strong Team Ireland.

5K series gets off to searing start

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The first two races in the Mayo AC Vodafone C&C Cellular 5km Summer Series took place over the past few days with races in Foxford and Ballyhaunis. In the first race in the series in Foxford there were 160 competitors taking part. 

Galway Clinic announced as main sponsor of Streets of Galway

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Galway City Harriers Athletic Club (GCH) are delighted to announce the Galway Clinic as its main sponsor for the 32nd Streets of Galway 8k road race which will be held in August this year.

AIT International Grand Prix coverage

The recent AIT International Grand Prix athletics meeting in Athlone will air on TG4 this coming Friday night at 7.30pm.

Galway masters compete in Korea

Two Galway athletes have been named in the Irish squad that will compete at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

Local cyclist signs for Irish athletic team

 

More than six-hundred athletes to contest county championships

Galway athletes are facing into a busy weekend of both local and national events, kicking off National Indoor League in Athlone.

Claremorris sports coaches join Mayo Goal to Work network

A group of jobseekers mainly from the Claremorris area have just completed a 10 week specialised sports coaching course which is hoped will provide them with the tools to coach in the local community, or gain some part time employment. The Goal to Work Sports Coach Training Programme, which ran for three days each week in Claremorris GAA Centre and Claremorris Family Resource Centre, allowed trainees to become qualified GAA, soccer, rugby, and athletics coaches, with additional sports modules in child protection, first aid, disability awareness, and walking leadership completed.

 

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