Monthly Archive

September 2014

Galway Football & Hurling Managers

At it's monthly meeting on Monday 29th September the Galway County GAA Committee unanimously endorsed the following recommendations of the County Management Committee:Mr. Kevin Walsh is appointed as Galway Senior Football manager for three years with an annual review. Mr. Anthony Cunningham is reappointed as the Galway Senior Hurling manager for two years with an annual review... read more..

Senior Hurling semi-finals draw

  The draws for this year's Salthill Hotel County Senior Hurling Championship semi-finals are as follows: Craughwell v Portumna Gort v winners of Ardrahan v Turloughmore (replay) The semi-finals will be played on Sunday 12th October 2014 All-Ireland club champions Portumna scored an unanswered 1-1 in the dying minutes to run out 2-15 to 1-17 winners over Loughrea in their SHC quarter-f read more..

Barna & St. Michael's must meet again

St Michael's and Barna must do it all again after the sides finished level at 0-12 apiece in the county football championship semi-final on Sunday. Leading 0-8 to 0-5 at half-time at Tuam Stadium, St Michael's controlled the contest for long periods but a late Barna rally saw Pat Fallon's side dramatically take the lead through a DD Flaherty point seven minutes into stoppage time. However, St Mi... read more..

Press Release

The Galway Football and Hurling Managers Selection Committees have completed their interviews and have submitted their recommendations to the Galway GAA Management Committee.These recommendations were endorsed, unanimously, by the Galway GAA Management Committee last night, Thursday 25th September 2014.The names of the two Candidates and their Selectors will now be put before the Clubs of the Coun... read more..

Hurling Championship quarter-finals

Stephen Glennon's verdict on the Senior Hurling Championship quarter-finals in the Connacht Tribune SATURDAYArdrahan v Turloughmore (Kenny Park, Athenry 3.00pm)An extremely difficult one to call underlined by the bookmakers odds which have marked up both sides at 'evens'. Ardrahan, though, still feel they left it behind them at this very stage of the competition last year when leading Portumna he... read more..

Football Championship Semi-Finals

County Senior Football Champions Corofin will be the focus of most attention, at Tuam Stadium on Sunday, when they take on Miltown in the first county semi-final at 2.00pm. Firm favourites with the bookies to retain their title they will be on their guard and mindful of what happened to other hotly tipped football teams during 2014.In the second semi-final a local derby between neighbours Barna an... read more..

Minor Hurling title for Turloughmore

Turloughmore 2-17 Loughrea 2-7Defending champions Turloughmore retained their County Minor A Hurling Championship crown at Kenny Park when overcoming Loughrea by ten points in the final. Winning their club's seventh minor hurling title this group of players have an outstanging record winning all of the underage county titles including a national Feil na nGael title in 2010. (Photographs by: read more..

Clonbur are Intermediate Champions

Clonbur 5-13 Annaghdown 3-7Clonbur sealed the ladies intermediate football championship title and a return to senior football as hat-trick hero Sinead Nic Aodhagain fired them to victory over battling Annaghdown in Monivea on Saturday afternoon.Jackie Ní Mhorain and substitute Aisling Ní Dhochartaigh also struck goals for Clonbur as Mairead Seoighe starred too, kicking 0-5 from play, with Grainne ... read more..

Clonbur are Intermediate Champions

Clonbur 5-13 Annaghdown 3-7Clonbur sealed the ladies intermediate football championship title and a return to senior football as hat-trick hero Sinead Nic Aodhagain fired them to victory over battling Annaghdown in Monivea on Saturday afternoon.Jackie Ní Mhorain and substitute Aisling Ní Dhochartaigh also struck goals for Clonbur as Mairead Seoighe starred too, kicking 0-5 from play,... read more..

Galway Team Managers - Update

Pete Warren (CLG Tuam Stars), one of the two candidates nominated by Galway Clubs for the position of Galway Senior Football Team Manager, has confirmed today that he is withdrawing from the selection process, prior to interviews taking place.Following a meeting this evening the Galway Managers Selection Committee decided to continue with the selection process and it is expected that a candidate w... read more..

Clarinbridge win Under 16 Title

Clarinbridge defeated Kilnadeema/Leitrim 1-17 to 1-11 to win the County Under16 A Hurling Final at Duggan Park Ballinasloe. Captain Ronan Walsh receiving the trophy from Michael Hehir Chairman of Coiste Iomana na nOg with Mark Kennedy who was selected 'Player of the Match' receiving his award from Sponsor Tom Monaghan of Ocean Hygiene Supplies and Packaging. read more..

Camogie Finals and Games

Games coming up including three Championship Finals and the first  four Championship Games Under Lights Friday 19th September(Double Header UNDER LIGHTS in Ballinasloe)AHASCRAGH/CALTRA vs KILTULLA/KILLIMORDALY (Duanes Daybreak & Hardware Intermediate Quarter-Final - 7pm)KILLIMOR vs PEARSES (Lough Rea Hotel & Spa Senior Quarter-Final - 8.45pm) Saturday 20th September(Double Header in... read more..

Intermediate Football Championship

The Intermediate Football Championship semi-finals are on tomorow in Tuam Stadium with Athenry playing Maigh Cuillin in the opening game at 1.30 followed by Killannin and Monivea-Abbey at 3.15 ... read more..

Ladies Football County Final

Defending champions Kilkerrin Clonberne will renew rivalry with Corofin on Saturday at 4pm in Monivea in this year's Galway Senior Ladies Football Championship Final. Both sides came through their semi finals last weekend, with Kilkerrin Clonberne looking the side to beat after a big win over an up and coming Claregalway side, while Corofin edged out Dunmore MacHales 2-6 to 0-10.... read more..

Pearse Stadium Development

At present a major development is being completed in Pearse Stadium involving remedial drainage work and upgrade of the pitch. When completed this development will result in significant improvements of the playing surface.At this stage it is likely that Pearse Stadium will remain closed for games until the Spring of 2015. This is to ensure that the new playing surface has time to "bed-down" and se... read more..

Title for Ballinasloe Under 13 Team at Duggan Park

Ballinasloe Under13 hurling team overcame Ballygar (1-4 to 0-6) in the Under13 B Shield Final played under the new lights at Duggan Park. Photos: Shane Jennings, Ballinasloe U13 captain, receiving the Under 13B Shield from Michael Hehir, Chairman of Coiste Iomána na nÓg. On the right Craig Potter gets the man of the match award from Tom Monaghan with Michael Hehir.... read more..

All-Ireland weekend on TV

SATURDAY 6th SEPTEMBERArmagh v Cork - TG4 All-Ireland Ladies' SFC semi-final, Pearse Park, Longford.Live television coverage on TG4 from 3.15pm10.30am - Kilmacud Hurling Sevens' - clubs featured include Blackrock and Midleton (Cork); Ballyboden and Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin); Portroe (Tipperary); Mullagh (Galway) and Wolfe Tones Shannon (Clare)SUNDAY 7th SEPTEMBERKilkenny v Limerick - All-Ireland MH... read more..

Awards for Kileenadeema/Leitrim players

Kilnadeema/Leitrim's Kieran Kelly receiving the 'player of the match trophy' from Sponsor Tom Monaghan of Ocean Hygiene and Packaging and Michael Hehir Chairman of Coiste Iomána na nÓg presenting captain Conor Leahy with the Under 13 B1 Hurling Shield Trophy. (Photographs: Mike O'Hehir) read more..

Pádraig Pearse's Annual General Meeting

The A.G.M. of Pádraig Pearses G.A.A. Club took place on Sunday, 30th January in Ballymacward Hall. Club Secretary, Paul Bellew, opened the meeting and thanked all players, team managements (especially outgoing Senior Manager John Raftery), officers, pitch caretakers, sponsors and all who had helped in any way in the past year. He emphasised the success of the Club Lotto and '250 Club' and c... read more..

Championship win for Beagh

The final round of Group games in the County Senior and Intermediate Hurling Championships will be played on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th of September. Beagh had a 2-11 to 1-8 win over Craughwell in the outstanding Round 2 Group game played at Kenny Park, Athenry on Friday evening. The following are the Group 3 fixtures:On Saturday the 13th of September in Group A Sarsfields face Killimordaly at ... read more..

Ladies Football Development

The Galway U15 Academy held its last session on Saturday. A special word of thanks to Gemma Lohan, St James Club for organising the pitch and our new referees Gerard Devaney, Ide Nic Dhonncha and Eric Callanan for officiating. Without the help of our coaches, players and clubs who have supported this Academy it would not have been possible. Clubs will be notified soon of the final arrangement ... read more..

Ladies Football Development

The Galway U15 Academy held its last session on Saturday. A special word of thanks to Gemma Lohan, St James Club for organising the pitch and our new referees Gerard Devaney, Ide Nic Dhonncha and Eric Callanan for officiating. Without the help of our coaches, players and clubs who have supported this Academy it would not have been possible. Clubs will be notified soon of the final arrangement ... read more..

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