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Minor footballers take on Tipperary in Tullamore

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The Galway minor footballers, under the guidance of Clonbur's Stephen Joyce, take on defeated Munster finalists Tipperary in the All-Ireland quarter-final this Monday afternoon in O' Connor Park, Tullamore.

Johnny Duane not expecting anything easy in Carrick on Shannon

Inter-county seasons at senior level have a habit of flying by. Especially when you do not have too many wins.

Player of the Year is latest to sign for Galway

Galway United manager Tommy Dunne has secured the signature of current Player of the Year Ryan Connolly, who occupied a central role in Galway's promotion winning campaign and will act as vice captain in 2015.

22,000 turn out for successful Baboró

Just over 22,500 attended the 18th Baboró International Arts Festival for Children over the course of the nine-day festival which ended last Sunday. True to form, this year’s festival really did have something for everyone with parents, children, toddlers and babies enjoying beautifully imaginative and inspiring shows from as far away as Australia and the USA, as well as a wonderful Irish showcase.

Horan shakes up Mayo attack for Roscommon showdown

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James Horan sprang a surprise with the team he announced for Sunday’s Connacht semi-final against Roscommon this week when he opted to hand Conor O’Shea his first championship start at centre-half-forward alongside teenager Diarmuid O’Connor who will be making his second championship start after making his debut against New York at the start of last month.

Portumna hot favourites, but Loughrea can deliver

The Galway senior county hurling final takes place this Sunday in Pearse Stadium (2.45pm) with perennial favourites Portumna taking on one of the most consistent sides in the county over the past decade, Loughrea.

Training, team-mates and the future

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They battled together for Mayo during the 1990s and tasted defeat in All Ireland finals together, Kevin Cahill and John Casey were two of the major men in John Maughan’s first great Mayo team that reached two All Ireland finals in a row in 1996 and 1997, with Kevin missing out on the second final through injury. Earlier this week they met up with this writer to shoot the breeze about their own memories from those days, some fit to print, plenty of others that we were probably better off not printing, and to cast their eye over this year’s Mayo team and their former team-mate whose now the man in the manager’s T-shirt and what they hope to see in the final

Captain Ryan has faith in Galway camogie

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Galway senior Camogie team captain Lorraine Ryan is in a positive frame of mind ahead of Sunday's All-Ireland final and the former All-Star is looking forward to their clash with Kilkenny.

Tuam Stars and Salthill-Knocknacarra a game to savour

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A repeat of last year's county senior football final between Salthill-Knocknacarra and Tuam Stars, which the city side won by 0-12 to 0-7, is the stand-out tie in this weekend's senior football championship games.

Top two clash in Saturday showdown

The Elverys Sports Super League will hit its penultimate game ahead of the midway mark on Saturday evening and there is only one place any soccer fan should be tomorrow evening, that is Belleek Park in Ballina where the league leaders Ballina Town will host second placed Ballyheane. The home side picked up their fifth win from five league games last weekend when they scored two goals in the final half hour to see off Manulla in Carramore. Ballina were made to work hard for the win, with Manulla succeeding in stifling their attempts until the 63rd minute when Ben McGarry struck and Eugene Gorman made the points safe with their second goal 12 minutes later. Ballyheane, like their opponents, have yet to taste defeat in the league this season, and picked up their second win so far to go with their three draws already in the bank with a five-goal destruction of Claremorris in Ballyheane last Sunday. Ballyheane were three goals to the good by the break with Arek Tobiaz putting the ball in the back of the Claremorris net three times inside the opening 35 minutes. Ballyheane rounded off their win with two goals in the final 20 minutes from substitutes Terry Maughan and Nobert Karo to round off another impressive performance for Ballyheane.


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