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Players’ belief in themselves shines through

Connacht's win over the most decorated Heineken Cup side ranks as one of the best in the European competition, says Gavin Duffy.

We might need two keepers says local chief ahead of Deacy testimonial game against Villa’s stars

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When the Aston Villa Legends face West United - the club at which the late Eamonn Chick Deacy began and ended his soccer career, they can expect “hard tackling” and “tough and fearless” opposition, warns its manager William Grant.

Packie Bonner to take part in Eamonn Deacy testimonial

Packie Bonner, one of the legendary Republic Of Ireland players, whose ‘hand of God’ moment at Italia 90 earned him Irish football immortality, will play at this weekend’s testimonial match for Eamonn ‘Chick’ Deacy.

Hindsight is a wonderful thing

I noticed in a post match interview that Sligo’s wing back, Charlie Harrison is credited with saying that they (Sligo) had no doubt whatsoever that they were going to win last weekends game in Salthill. I didn’t believe they would. In fact few did. I did, however, chat in the press room prior to the game with a few former Sligo players and they really did believe they were in with a great chance of pulling off a coup! It was quite remarkable because after the opening 20 minutes Galway were so much in control all over the field that I had a feeling then that they would stroll into a Connacht final largely untested after two games. Ha, how foolish of me! I completely underestimated the mindset of Charlie Harrison and the rest of his team mates. And consequently I had greatly overestimated the mindset of the Galway team after their first round victory over Roscommon.

Learn a language over five weekends

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The Granary Learning Centre in Galway is offering a convenient way to complete a beginner course in Spanish, German, or Italian over five weekend days in March, or April and May. By the end of the course the student will achieve the A1 level in language competence according to the European ranking scheme.

Football icon to be mourned by thousands

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Sporting personalities from Ireland and England will gather in Galway today to bid farewell to one of the city’s best loved legends, Eamon Deacy.

Chelsea legend Charlie Cooke is coming to Galway

Charlie Cooke, a member of the legendary Chelsea side of the late 1960s and 1970s, is coming to Galway to lead the Coerver Coaching course which takes place at the end of this month.

Language courses recommence at the Granary Learning Centre

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Spanish, German, Italian, and Chinese classes are all recommencing this month at the Language Institute in the Granary Learning Centre. Arabic is also back while Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Czech, Slovak, and Japanese are also on offer. For those learning English the centre will also offer its successful Cambridge exam preparation classes for the FCE and CAE exams in March.

Forty years on.... Galway Advertiser motoring better than ever

It is 40 years since Ronnie O'Gorman returned home from London to Galway with a plan to publish Ireland's first free newspaper. But not even he could have imagined the massive success it has become today.

Gowran have novice champions

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Gowran athletes were very much to he fore at the Kilkenny novice championships in Kilmacow on Sunday. In the ladies 3K race it was sisters, Maria and Gretta who were first and second respectively. They set a steady pace from the start and there was never really a doubt but that they would share the first two places. With Lisa Kennedy in fifth place the Gowran club captured the Novice Shield. Sarah Dollard, St Senan’s was third, Elaine O’Reilly, Thomastown was fourth and Tracey Malone, St Joseph’s was sixth.

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