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Ollie Mullins of Craughwell AC has taken top honours in this year's County Galway AAI Championship half marathon.
I remember about a decade or more ago sticking my notebook under the nose of the then Health Minister Michael Noonan, when he was in Castlebar opening the hospital or something and asking him a question about something health related for the Galway area. And in the way he had about him back then, in the days before he was canonised, he cocked an eye and said to me “Right sonny, you're here from a Goll-way paper. This is not a day for Goll-way. Today is Mayo's day, not Goll-way's day.”
Seven Mayo AC masters athletes competed in the National Masters Indoors Track and Field Championships last Sunday in the arena at Athlone IT. It was the second big event in the club's 2015 National calendar, having had a good contingent competing in Tuam last month in the Masters Cross Country. The first events went off at 11am and continued until 7pm - a hectic schedule due to record entries.
NUI Galway took the blue riband event at the Galway Head of the River 2015 on Saturday, in a successful day for local clubs.
Sean Breathnach of GCH produced a fantastic result at Sunday’s AAI Indoor Games in Athlone in the shot put, throwing a lifetime best of 17.14m.
Gary Thornton of Galway Cit Harriers won the Galway senior men’s cross country title at Loughrea AC's complex at Bushfield.
Galway student David Nevin has been selected as winner of the 2014 Headline Award for Student Journalism Related to Mental Health and Suicide for his radio documentary From Darkness Into Light.
All roads lead to Moycullen this weekend for the annual Galway football festival for clubs from Gaeltacht regions.
With just days to go, the first big club race of the year could surpass all previous attendance records.
Gary Thornton, Galway’s top distance runner, took a convincing victory in the first race in Galway in 2014.