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This club is one of Galway’s treasures. It was founded in 1940 by Fr Leonard Shiel SJ at a time when there were no after-school recreational facilities for working class-area boys in the city. The Jesuit Community gave them the use of a clubhouse at the back of the Columban Hall and here the boys were involved in many activities that helped prepare them for life. They were taught loyalty, self-respect, how to help others, and the importance of team spirit. Much of this was through the medium of sport — soccer, swimming, boxing, Irish dancing, table tennis, snooker, etc.
The Mayo juniors will be contesting the Connacht Junior Football Championship Final for the fifth year in a row on Sunday when they take on Galway on the undercard of the senior decider between the Tribesmen and Roscommon.
It's not what we expected to happen and it's not ideal but we have no choice but to accept the challenge of trying to reach the super 8's via the qualifier route.
Former international says parents should use Women’s World Cup to create new role models for young girls
With the FIFA women’s World Cup kicking off in France tomorrow (Friday) afternoon, a former Irish international player who played in the UEFA Champions League for Galway in 2009 is calling on more Galway girls to tune in, get informed, and identify international stars who can be their role models.
Plying their trade in the Nicky Rackard Cup is not where the Mayo hurlers want to be come championship time, but that is where they find themselves this year, after being relegated from the Christy Ring Cup last season.
RTÉ RnaG and Galway United on the hunt for budding soccer commentators UniedUnitedUUnitedcommentators can shine with RTÉ RnaG and Galway United
Interested in soccer, a secondary school pupil, and speak Irish? RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta and Galway United have joined forces to promote a soccer commentary competition for secondary school pupils.
A recent competition to design a logo for the newly formed Athlone East Community Games area received a high number of entries all of very complimentary standard and it was a difficult task to pick an overall winner and a runner up from each school.
A big day in women's soccer takes place on Sunday when Corrib Celtic face Mervue United in the U18 Premier Cup final.
Maybe not a meteoric rise, but something of a slow and determined slog, Jack Carty, now 26, seems to have been around Connacht Rugby for a long time.
Sisters Niamh and Grace Kelly have scored 2-3 between them in Mayo’s opening two Lidl National Football League ties, but as the year progresses the potential is there for their influence to be even stronger.