Monthly Archive

October 2014

Kilkerrin-Clonberne win Connacht

Kilkerrin-Clonberne 0-12 Carnacon 2-5A great day for Kilkerrin-Clonberne and Galway Ladies Football with victory in the Connacht Senior Club Championship at Ballyhaunis GAA grounds on Sunday 26th October. Silverware has arrived thick and fast for the North Galway side in recent years and they broke new ground winning their first ever Connacht Ladies Senior Club Title.The presentation of the cup wa... read more..

Kilkerrin-Clonberne win Connacht

Kilkerrin-Clonberne 0-12 Carnacon 2-5A great day for Kilkerrin-Clonberne and Galway Ladies Football with victory in the Connacht Senior Club Championship at Ballyhaunis GAA grounds on Sunday 26th October. Silverware has arrived thick and fast for the North Galway side in recent years and they broke new ground winning their first ever Connacht Ladies Senior Club Title.The presentation of the cup wa... read more..

Under 15 A Title for the 'Bridge

Clarinbridge 1-11 Turloughmore 3-3Clarinbridge had two point win over their keenest rivals Turloughmore in the County Under 15 A Hurling Championship final at Craughwell.Photo: Clarinbridge captain Sean Tynan receives the County Under 15 A Cup from Eamon Kelly Juvenile Hurling Committee official.... read more..

Title for Oranmore/Maree in Replay

Oranmore/Maree 0-11 Eyrecourt 0-8In another tight and dramatic game in the Duane's Hardware and Foodstore Intermediate Camogie Championship Final Replay the spoils went to Oranmore/Maree.Report to followPhoto: Oranmore/Maree joint captains Sorcha Hanniffy and Christine Brennan accept the Intermedaite Trophy from Gereldine McGrath Chairperson of Galway Camogie.... read more..

Mullagh are Camogie Champions

Mullagh 4-6 Ardrahan 1-8Report Frank Kearney Galway IndependentIn a repeat of last year's senior camogie final Mullagh made amends when they defeated reigning champions Ardrahan with a goal blitz in either half the difference between the sides at the end of a highly entertaining and physical encounter. In all seven yellow cards were issued by referee John McDonagh in a game that was competitive a... read more..

Paddy Sweeney Memorial Cup

The Paddy Sweeney Memorial Cup will be presented to day for the first time to the winners of the County Junior 'A' Championship final between Caherlistrane and Maigh Cuilinn, the final is on in the Prairie (Salthill) at 4.00. Picture shows Kathleen Sweeney presenting the cup to Tadgh Ó Conghaile Chairman of the football committe with from left the Sweeney family; Louise, Cathal, Patrick and Rachel... read more..

Minor Title for Mountbellew/Moylough

Mountbellew/Moylough 1-9 Salthill/Knocknacarra 0-6Patrick Keaveney, sidelined with a broken leg since February, came on as a substitute and bagged the game's only goal to secure Mountbellew/Moylough's first minor 'A' football championship title in 46 years.Keaveney scored 1-1 off the bench on his return to competitive action in the semi-final against Corofin, and the crafty forward struck again read more..

National Club Draw Launched

The GAA has announced the staging of the second national club draw which was launched in Croke Park. The draw, which was embraced by clubs earlier this year, will take place on February 27th, 2015 at Congress and has been organised with the intention of assisting clubs in their fundraising activities.While all of the prizes will be provided by the GAA at central level, the proceeds from the sale o... read more..

Corofin retain County Senior Title

Corofin 5-12 St Michael's 0-9Report: Galway IndependentThe bookies rarely get it wrong and the long odds they were offering on St Michael's creating an upset in their first ever appearance in a Galway SFC final were well justified at Tuam Stadium on Sunday.Two goals in the dying moments added further woe to the city side's big day out but there was no doubting the superiority of a Corofin side w read more..

Minor B Replay win for Annaghdown

Annaghdown 2-11 Oughterard 0-7Annaghdown defeated Oughterard in the replay of the County Minor 'B' Football Championship final by seven points, at Moycullen. Oughterard were the first to score when Eric Lee pointed in the opening minute but Pete Lynch had it all square two minutes later when he shot over the crossbar.James McMahon gave the Connemara side the lead again on seven minutes but when Ad... read more..

Killimor win Minor B Hurling Final

Killimor 2-8 Michael Cusack's 0-13Killimor claimed their first County Minor Hurling title in 31 years, at St. Brendan's Park Loughrea, but they were made to sweat at the finish. They were the better team for two thirds of the game, but in the closing stages Michael Cusack's had the chance to snatch the spoils from under their opponent's.They came storming back from a 2-8 to 0-9 deficit to trail by... read more..

Portumna back in County Final

Portumna 1-15 Craughwell 0-15All-Ireland Club Hurling Champions Portumna qualified for another county final with a three point victory over Craughwell at Kenny Park, Athenry.A goal and a point ahead after sixty seconds the winners were never led as Craughwell wasted several scoring opportunities.Five points up at half time the winners early scoring bust proved decisive and the 2013 champions hel read more..

Press Release

Following the decision of the DRA at a meeting in Mullingar today, the Galway GAA Management Committee will now establish a new Investigation Committee to reprocess the request from the Beagh GAA Club to investigate the composition of the Turloughmore Team that played in the Galway Senior Hurling Championship Game on 14th September 2014. Consequently the Galway Senior Hurling Championship Quarter... read more..

Connacht Championship 2015 Draws

Galway open the Connacht championship with a trip to the' Big Apple' in the Prel Round and Roscommon visit London in the Q/Final with the winners playing Sligo in the semi-final while Galway or New York will meet Leitrim with the winners playing Mayo in the semi-final. Pictured Galway manager Kevin Walsh in the Killannin colours last Sunday in Tuam Stadium  ... read more..

Press Release Jigsaw Cycle Challenge

Galway's top inter-county hurling stars are set to battle it out against each other at the Tribes 36k Cycle Challenge, to help raise funds for youth mental health service Jigsaw Galway. It's all kicking off at 7pm on Mon 13th September and each of the competitors will be cycling the 36k on a spinning bike separate locations across the county. The winner will be the first to reach 36 kilometres cyc... read more..

All-Star nomination for Conor Cooney

The GAA, GPA and Opel announced the nominees for the 2014 Hurling All-Stars.Recently crowned All-Ireland champions Kilkenny lead the count with no fewer than 13 players making the shortlist for awards. They are followed closely by beaten finalists Tipperary who receive 11.Conor Cooney is Galway's sole representative in the nominees and the St. Thomas' man was the county's most consistent performer... read more..

Shane nominated for All-Star Awards

The 2014 All-Star football nominations and the short lists for the Young Player & Player of the Year have been announced by the selection committee made up of GAA journalists.Galway's Shane Walsh is nominated for an All-Star Award and is one of three players shortlisted for Young Player of the Year along with Ryan McHugh (Donegal) and Paddy McBrearty (Donegal)The GPA membership will vote on th... read more..

Kit out your Club with Lucozade Sport

Get Kit for you & your club with the Lucozade Sport Kit Out Project Lucozade Sport have announced details of their new Lucozade Sport Kit Out Project. Sports clubs and sports enthusiasts around Ireland can get free kit for their sport by collecting promotional codes from bottles of Lucozade Sport and Lucozade Sport Lite. The Kit Out Project offers essential sports kit such as balls, cones, j... read more..

2014 TG4 All-Star Award Nominees

The All-Star nominations have been announced with players from 12 counties represented in the 45 strong shortlist. The 2014 TG4 Senior All Ireland Finalists dominate the list with 11 Dublin players nominated and Cork receiving 10 nominations. Mayo legend, Cora Staunton, is also nominated for an award which, if she is selected, would make her the joint record All Star Award winner with iconic Kerry... read more..

Bord Gáis Energy Team of the Year

Clare and Wexford contribute 12 players to the 2014 Bord Gáis Energy U21 Hurling Team of the Year which was announced today.Seven members of the Clare championship winning team were selected, while five Wexford men make the cut.Two Tipperary men and Galway's Padraig Brehony make up the final fifteen.The prestigious Player of the Year and Score of the Year awards will be presented at the Bord Gáis ... read more..

Thrilling win for Killanin in Final

Killanin 0-13 Moycullen 0-10Before a large crowd, at Tuam Stadium, neighbours Killanin and Moycullen played out a thrilling County Intermediate Football Final with Killanin emerging as winners. With the result in doubt right up to the final kick, the introduction of Galway's new senior manager and Killanin's 'most famous son' Kevin Walsh gave the winners a timely boost in the final minutes.Killani... read more..

Junior Football Title for Oileain Árainn

Oileain Arainn 0-16 Annaghdown 1-10The winners, Oileain Árainn, will play intermediate football in 2015 following their three point victory over Annaghdown in the County Junior Football Final at Tuam Stadium.Ciaran Ó Domhanaill is presented with the County Junior Cup by Football Committe Chairman Tadgh O'Conghaile and below Peadar Éinne Seoighe is presented with the man-of-the-match-award by Padra... read more..

Galway’s Participation in Leinster Hurling Championships

On the invitation of Leinster GAA Chairman, John Horan, Galway County Board Officers addressed the Leinster Council meeting held in Portlaoise on the 1st October.Lead by County Chairman Noel Treacy the Galway delegation, Bernie O'Connor (County Treasurer) and John Hynes (County Secretary), made presentations on the importance of developing a meaningful and sustainable structure for more competitiv... read more..

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