Monthly Archive

August 2014

Hurling Club All-Stars for 2013

Galway Senior Club Hurling All-Stars 2013FrontRow: (left to right) Colm Callanan (Kinvara), Ronan Burke (Turloughmore), Pat Holland (Ardrahan), Martin Dolphin (Portumna) Rory Gantley (Beagh), Brian Mahony (Loughrea), Sean Sweeney (Loughrea) Back Row: (left to right) Padraig Landers (Beagh), Damien Hayes (Portumna), Maurice Callanan (Ardrahan), Johnny Coen (Loughrea), Conor Cooney (St. Thomas') read more..

Galway Football Dream Teams 2014

The Claregalway Hotel - sponsored Galway Senior Football "Deam Team" for 2014 received their from special guest Killian Young, one of the heroes of Kerry's All-Ireland SFC victory this year. Pictured here are the senior 'All-Stars.' Front Row: (from right to left) Thomas Healy (Corofin), Darren Mullahy (Milltown), Kieran Fitzgerald (Corofin) , Alan Glynn (St Michael's), Killian Young; Alan Burke read more..

Dublin too good for Galway

Dublin ladies senior footballers are through to a first TG4 All-Ireland final since 2010  and within touching distance of Brendan Martin Cup glory again.For Galway, however, this was a third successive semi-final defeat, as goals from Lindsay Peat and Carla Rowe proved their undoing in the second half.Dublin led by 0-10 to 0-8 at half-time and in the second half at Cusack Park in Mulling... read more..

Watch the London Finals Live

The 2014 London GAA football and hurling finals will be broadcast live on television for the first time ever this coming weekend.Irish TV, a new local and international channel targeting the global Irish diaspora, will broadcast both games on Sky 191, Freeview 400, all free-to-air boxes, and online at irishtv.ieOn Saturday, August 30 the Irish TV cameras will be at The Emerald GAA Grounds in Ruisl... read more..

Championship resumes with 'Free' game

The Galway Senior Hurling Championship resumes on Friday evening the 28th August at Kenny Park, Athenry. Craughwell will play Beagh in a refixture of their Group game abandoned earlier due to weather conditions. Admission to this game, which starts at 6.15pm, is free.... read more..

Championship Game under lights

The first Football Championship game played under lights was the Moycullen v Headford Intermediate Football Championship game at Corofin.The Senior Championship is now at Quarter Final stage with the following pairings:   Salthill-Knocknacarra V Milltown Caherlistrane v BearnaCorofin v Mountbellew-MoyloughAnnaghdown v St Michaels The Intermediate championship, three teams are in the se... read more..

Mulkerrins captures Connacht Title

Martin Mulkerrins from Moycullen Handball Club captured the Connacht title over the weekend in Intermediate Singles 60x30. He overcame Mayo's Paul Flynn in the final 21-5 21-12.Martin marches on to the All-Ireland Semi-final next, along with Galway's William Corcoran (Emerald B Masters) and Janet Connaughton (Ladies Junior B). Next weekend are the doubles Connacht finals.Morgan Darcy from Moyculle... read more..

Revenge for Kilkenny in Camogie

Kilkenny 4-12 Galway 3-07Kilkenny earned some measure of revenge for their Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie final loss to Galway last year by overcoming the champions in this year's semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick.Niamh McGrath opened the scoring for Galway after five minutes but it was Kilkenny that got the bit between their teeth.Denise Gaule had the Noresiders level from ... read more..

Ladies into All-Ireland Semi-final

Galway 0-17 Monaghan 0-14Galway edged Monaghan in a cracker at St. Brendan's Park in Birr to reach the last four of the TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football championship.A spirited second half display was good enough for Connacht champions Galway as they knocked out last year's beaten All-Ireland finalists.Ten different Galway players were on the scoresheet but it was the Farney girls who starte... read more..

Under 21's fail to Wexford

Wexford 1-21 Galway 1-19Wexford are through to their first Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland Under-21 hurling final since 2001 after defeating Galway by two points at Semple Stadium.The Slaneysiders lost last year's semi-final in shock fashion against Antrim but banished the bitter memories of that defeat.The sides were level ten times in front of 6,853 spectators but late scores from Gary Moore and Gu... read more..

Galway face Wexford in Under 21

Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling All-Ireland U21 Semi-FinalGalway v Wexford, Thurles, 6pm (Live on TG4) Galway play an All-Ireland semi-final in the U21 grade, in their first outing of the year in the competition, at Thurles on Saturday. All-Ireland minor champions in 2011, beating Dublin by 1-21 to 1-12 in the final, the Galway side will hope for telling contributions from Pádraic Brehony, Jason Fl... read more..

Galway Underage Academys

The Galway U13 & U15 Academy GROUP AREA 1A big thank you to our County Players who attended the Academy yesterday evening.Namely: Galway All Ireland County U14 Capt. Marie Mitchell and the Galway All Ireland Minor Capt. Louise Ward and her team mates Nicola Ward, Meghan Heneghan, and Olivia Divilly.This Saturday the U13 girls from all 3 group areas will meet at St James pitch Mervue 10am-12noo... read more..

Press Release- Alan Mulholland

Alan Mulholland has decided not to exercise his option of another year as Galway Senior Football Manager for 2015. Alan has informed the County GAA Board that due to work and family commitments he will be unable to continue in his role as Senior Manager for the coming season. Alan’s contribution to Galway Football over the years has been both distinguished and significant. As a player, Alan had a ... read more..

Intermediate Quarter-Finals

The Intermediate football championship has reached the Quarter Final stage with four games on this week-end, starting on Saturday in Kenny Park Killannin meet Ballinasloe at 5.00, in the opening rounds Killannin beat Claregalway by 0-14 to 1-10 and Glenamaddy by 1-13 to 0-6 while Ballinasloe lost their opening game to Monivea-Abbey by 0-12 to 1-12 but bounced back with wins over Oughterard 1-11 to... read more..

Climb Croagh Patrick 'challenge'

Kilconieron GAA Club are currently organising a sponsored 'Climb of Croagh Patrick' in conjunction with Cystic Fibrosis Galway Hospital Project. The climb will take place on Saturday 30th August 2014. In an effort to make it a day to remember, we are reaching out to all the GAA clubs in Galway to seek their support for this venture. There are two targets, we hope to achieve: 1. We would like t... read more..

Extra time heartache for U16 Girls

GALWAY 4-13 DUBIN 6-12 The Galway U 16 girls had one leg in the All-Ireland final only to run out of steam in extra time after an epic battle with Dublin at Moate. The girls from the west were always chasing the game despite playing some good football especially in the 1st half but the 4 Dublin goals had them under pressure all the time. Dublin were a goal to 2 points up when Hannah O' Neill fou... read more..

Limerick too strong for Minors

LIMERICK 1-27 GALWAY 2-9Limerick avenged their defeat to Galway in last year's All-Ireland MHC semi-final with an east victory over the same opponents at Croke Park in the semi-final on Sunday. The Treaty County were by far the better side at Headquarters, and they were extremely impressive in everything they did, finishing up with a brilliant tally of 1-27. All six of the Limerick forwards scor... read more..

Ladies All-Ireland Title for Minors

GALWAY minor ladies footballers completed the notable achievement of back-to-back All-Ireland title wins when seeing off a determined Cork challenge in a thrill-a-minute decider in Birr. Following on from their success over Dublin in 2013, the young Tribeswomen continued their dominance at this grade with another superb victory – but they had it all to do to shackle a Cork side that put them to th... read more..

Football Championship Draws

Senior Premlininary Quarter-Finals A-NUIG v Bearna B- Tuam Star's v Caherlistrane C-Salthill-Knocknacarra v Ml Breathnach Quarter-Finals C winners v Milltown B winners V A winners Corofin v Mountbellew-Moylough St Michaels v Annaghdown Senior Relegation Premliniary Round A-Cortoon-Shamrocks v St James B-Caltra v Killererin Relegation B losers v Kilkerrin-Clonberne Menlough v Kilcon read more..

Headford win Cahill Cup

Headford 3-10 Athenry 0-12In the Cahill Cup Intermediate Football Final at Pearse Stadium the winners Headford got off to a perfect start and were 1-1 ahead after five minutes. But Athenry battled back and were on level terms at the break 1-5 to 0-8. Headford regained the lead early in the second half and goals by Reece O'Toole and Sean Meeneghan ended Athenry's challenge. Niall Meeneghan present... read more..

Galway win Ted Webb U16

Galway 1-18 Roscommon 1-7Galway (County) under 16 football team won the annual competition for the Ted Web Memorial Cup defeating Roscommon in the final at the Connacht GAA Centre. They had already defeated Leitrim ans Sligo and this team was managed by Killererin's Tommy Joyce. President of the Connacht GAA Council Frank Burke presents the Ted Webb Cup to Galway captain Ryan Forde The Gal... read more..

Galway U16's claim Title

GALWAY 2-10 ROSCOMMON 1-08 Galway Under 16 girls football team claimed the Connacht title in Charlestown but were made fight all the way by a determined Roscommon side. The Rossie's with the wind in the 1st half but it was Galway that started the better and were 2 points up inside 3 mins with points from Riona Ni Fhlatharta and Leane Coen. Galway lost Bronagh Quinn thru injury in the 9th minute ... read more..

Galway U16's claim Title

GALWAY 2-10 ROSCOMMON 1-08 Galway Under 16 girls football team claimed the Connacht title in Charlestown but were made fight all the way by a determined Roscommon side. The Rossie's with the wind in the 1st half but it was Galway that started the better and were 2 points up inside 3 mins with points from Riona Ni Fhlatharta and Leane Coen. Galway lost Bronagh Quinn thru injury in the 9th minute ... read more..

CLGFC Gaeltach 7’s ar siúl

Bhí lá iontach peile agus spraoi ag Spórtlann Bhaile Chláir na Gaillimhe Dé Domhnaigh seo caite, áit a raibh CLGFC Gaeltach 7's ar siúl Ba mhaith linn buíochas a ghlacadh le TG4 as ocht na duaiseanna a thug said dúinn, Comhairle Chonnacht faoi é a eagrú agus Cumann Bhaile Chláir na Gaillimhe a chur an áit a... read more..

Minors to play Limerick in Semi

Galway 2-20 Antrim 0-9At Kingspan Breffni Park, Galway took their time to get going but eventually coasted to a 17-point win over Antrim.Mattie Murphy's charges hit 1-2, including a Jarlath Mannion goal in the 28th minute, just before the break to lead by 1-9 to 0-6 at half-time and they eased to a big win in a one-sided second half, Jack Grealish grabbing their second major 11 minutes from the en... read more..

Early wides cost Galway

Kerry 1-20 Galway 2-10Kerry overcame Galway in an open, entertaining and high-scoring All-Ireland Football Championship quarter-final at Croke Park.James O'Donoghue's brilliant goal helped Kerry to a 1-05 to 0-00 lead, but a spectacular solo goal by Thomas Flynn dragged Galway back, and they trailed by 1-08 to 1-03 at the break.Michael Lundy netted Galway's second goal on 42 minutes, but Kerry wer... read more..

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