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January 2015

Galway players playing for Kilburn Gaels

Kilburn Gaels player Stephen Lambert from Kilbeacanty and who now lives in London, pictured with his parents Patricia and Galway Hurling stalwart Tom and sister Lisa, after his team defeated Cappataggle in the All-Ireland Intermediate Club hurling semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick last Sunday.Indeed South Galway emigrants were to the fore in the victory of Kilburn Gaels at the Gael... read more..

Kilburn Gaels get the better of Cappatagle in All-Ireland Intermediate Semi-Final

Kilburn Gaels (London) 0-11 Cappatagle 0-10Cappataggle's bid to become the first Galway team to win the All-Ireland Intermediate Club title fell short at the Gaelic Grounds Limerick.Despite the one-point margin of defeat at the finish, the Galway Champions never rarely looked like claiming victory in a lowscoring semi-final.Over the hour, the London outfit, backboned by four South Galway players, ... read more..

Football Championship Draws 2015

The draws for the 2015 Senior and Intermediate Football Championships (Sponsors Claregalway Hotel and Bons Secours Hospital Galway) are as follows:   ... read more..

Galway All-Stars Presentation

The top club players in the 2014 Galway senior and intermediate championships will be feted at a presentation night at McCarthy's in Kilbeacanty on Saturday evening (7:30pm).In all, four players from county champions Gort feature on the 2014 Senior Club All-Stars Hurling Team of the Year namely defenders Michael Cummins, Aidan Harte and Greg Lally and prolific forward Richie Cummins.County finalis... read more..

Under 21 & Minor Hurling Draws

County Under 21 (A) Hurling Championship Round 11 Athenry v Oranmore/Maree2 Liam Mellows v Tommy Larkins3 Loughrea v Kilnadeema/Leitrim4 Ardrahan v St. Thomas'5 Ahascragh/Fohenagh v Castlegar6 Cappataggle v Tynagh/Abbey/Duniry7 Clarinbridge v Gort8 Craughwell v Turloughmore Round 2Winners v Winners and Losers v Losers(1 v 2)(3 v 4)(5 v 6)(7 v 8) County Under 21 (B) Hurling Championship Group A... read more..

Congress Annual GAA Report

Páraic Duffy, Ard Stiúrthóir of the GAA, released his Annual Report for 2014 in Croke Park.Click here to read the full reportAmong the headline topics discussed and analysed by the Ard Stiúrthóir in his report are the successful introduction of the black card in 2014 as well as other proposals of the Football Review Committee, with a particular focus on the area of player welfare, especially with ... read more..

Ladies ready for 'big guns' in Div1

2015 promises to be another exciting year for Ladies Football in Galway and it all starts off on Sunday next 1st Feb in Tuam Stadium when the Supermac's sponsored Senior Ladies under the management of Kevin Reidy, play Laois at 2pm in Div 1 of the Tesco Home Grown NFL. Galway will have 5 very exciting home league games this season and are delighted that they will all be played in Tuam Stadium. Nor read more..

Ladies ready for 'big guns' in Div1

2015 promises to be another exciting year for Ladies Football in Galway and it all starts off on Sunday next 1st Feb in Tuam Stadium when the Supermac's sponsored Senior Ladies under the management of Kevin Reidy, play Laois at 2pm in Div 1 of the Tesco Home Grown NFL. Galway will have 5 very exciting home league games this season and are delighted that they will all be played in Tuam Stadium. Nor read more..

Go ahead for Pearse Stadium lights

Plans for flood lighting at Pearse Stadium in Salthill have been given the go-ahead. The application from Galway GAA provides for the erection of five floodlit columns, and was subject of an appeal.Galway City Council had approved planning permission for the project last August subject to 11 conditions. However this decision was later appealed to An Bord Pleanal who has now given the go ahead with... read more..

No FBD Final joy for Galway

Galway 1-12 Roscommon 4-8The old saying that goals win games was once again prover right today as Roscommon found the net four times in the second half to cruise past visitors Galway in the FBD final played in Kiltoom.The hosts had the benefit of the wind and rain in the opening half but only had a slender one point lead to show on the scoreboard 0-6 to 0-5 at the break but the opening twelve minu... read more..

Hurlers on top at Tullamore

Galway 2-22 Offaly 1-13Galway were always on top in their twelve point win over Offaly in their Walsh Cup game at O'Connor Park, Tullamore. In the opening half the winners scored some great points and after a superb bock-down by Jonathan Glynn, the Ardrahan man set up Jason Flynn for the games first goal.Galway led by 1-17 to 0-5 at the break and took control again early in the second period ... read more..

Club Hurling Teams of the Year

The 2014 Galway Senior & Intermediate Hurling Club All-Stars 'Teams of the Year' have been announced and a presentation and Buffet Evening sponsored by McCarthy's of Kilbecanty is on in McCarthy's on Saturday 31st January 2015 commencing at 8.00pm.Tickets costing €15 for the event are available from: Michael Larkin (087-8119309), Malachy Hanley (087-2505120) and Pat Kearney (086-8308886)&nbs read more..

Galway Club teams in action

Annaghdown and Cappataggle are making final preparations this week for their respective All-Ireland semi-finals on Sunday.Annaghdown face Kilkenny side Bennetsbridge at 2.00pm in the Junior Hurling semi-final at 2.00pm at Nenagh.In the Intermediate Championship Cappataggle face London side Kilburn Gaels at 1.00pm in the Gaelic Grounds Limerick.... read more..

Galway v Leitrim in Hasting Cup Semi

Galway 0-10 Tipperary 1-6Galway defeated Tipperary last night in the refixed U-21 football Hastings Cup Group game. The game was played in Portumna in very difficult weather conditions. Galway led 5 points to 3 at the break after dominating possession in the first half.They found themselves 3 points in arrears midway through the second half; however they finished strongly and despit... read more..

Galway MacNamee Award winners

At the MacNamee Awards night in Croke Park with Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael Liam Ó Néill , who presented the Awards are Jarlath Cloonan (Best Programme Award) Micheál Mac Donnchadh (Hall of Fame Award) and Noel Treacy, Chairman of Galway County Board. (Photo: Sportsfile)... read more..

Galway in FBD Final

Galway 1-13 GMIT 0-5At Moycullen Galway continued their winning run in the FBD League with an easy win over GMIT, and will now meet Roscommon in the final next Sunday. Galway lead at the break by seven points 0-8 to 0-1 with scores from Michael Martin 0-3, Shane Walsh 0-2 and one each from Keith Kelly, Oisin O’Brien and Cathal Sweeney while Alan Meeneghan replied for the students in added time. P... read more..

Major GAA changes proposed

Press ReleaseIt was agreed at today's Ard Chomhairle meeting to allow motions from the Hurling 2020 and Minor Review Report that need rule changes to proceed to Congress and leave other non-rule changing amendments to Ard Chomhairle.At their August 2014 Meeting, Central Council agreed in Principle to Proposal number 3 from the Football Review Committee's 2nd Report that the All Ireland Club Champi... read more..

MacNamee Award for best Programme

The winners of the 2014 MacNamee Awards have been confirmed by the GAA with Galway winning the - Best Programme Award for their County Hurling Final Programme "The winning entry was a comprehensive publication that offered a wide range of content to meet every taste and interest. There was a special historical backdrop provided in addition to player pen pics complete with headshots.
In addit... read more..

Best Programme Award for Galway

The winners of the 2014 MacNamee Awards have been confirmed by the GAA with Galway winning the - Best Programme Award for their County Hurling Final Programme "The winning entry was a comprehensive publication that offered a wide range of content to meet every taste and interest. There was a special historical backdrop provided in addition to player pen pics complete with headshots.
In addit... read more..

Corofin & Gort Club Fixtures

Saturday, February 7AIB GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Semi-FinalsKilmallock (Limerick) v Portaferry (Down), Semple Stadium, Thurles, 2pm (Live on TG4)Gort (Galway) v Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny), Semple Stadium, Thurles, 3.45pm (Live on TG4)Saturday, February 14AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Semi-FinalCorofin (Galway) v St Vincent's (Dublin), O'Connor P... read more..

Galway beat Leitrim in FBD Rd 2

Galway 0-13 Leitrim 1-9 Galway ended Leitrim’s 11th game unbeaten run in the FBD league Rd 2 at Philly McGuinness Memorial Park in Mohill today, the slender one point win was hard earned for the visitors, who lead by five points at the break with the aid of the strong breeze. Alan McLoughlin gave the hosts an early lead when he pointed from play after five minutes but a brace of points from Killa... read more..

Football Awards Presentation

Presentation of the Pa Grealish Award at the 2014 Galway Football Awards function in the Claregalway Hotel. Standing, from left : Noel Treacy, Seamus O'Grady, Tadhg O Conghaile, John Connolly, Frank Walsh. Seated: Geraldine Quealey, Mairtin O Curraoin, Phil Grealish, Pat Quealey, (Pa Grealish Award recipient), Sarah Quealey, Hubert Grealish. Nuala O'Hare, Noel Carney, Jim Carney, (Pa Burke Awar... read more..

Sports Star Award for Nicola

2014 was truly a year to remember for Kilkerrin/Clonberne's Nicola Ward with everything she seemed to touch turning to gold.In April, the energetic defender inspired Glenamaddy CS to the All-Ireland 'B' Post Primary senior title before playing her part in Galway ladies' National Leaguefinal win over Westmeath – so securing Division 1 fare in 2015 – the following month.As the year progressed, Ward read more..

Colwood N.S. Annual Run

Coldwood School is holding its 3rd annual 4 mile run on the 25th of January at 12pm. The run is held to help with developing a playing area for our pupils at the back of the school. Currently the area has been cleared, but we need to move to next stage of the development in levelling and seeding the area. This area will give more space and allow the students to fully take part in outdoor activiti... read more..

Galway loose two key stalwarts

Galway GAA lost two of its sons over the Christmas period following the deaths of 1956 All-Ireland football winner Billy O'Neill and former Galway Football Board Chairman Pat Egan, who had served as the county's Central Council delegate up until recently.Both men in their own way had played key roles in shaping Galway GAA over many decades, with Egan, as Football Board Chairman, overseeing Galway'... read more..

Galway win opening FBD game

Galway 0-14 Sligo 0-5 On the edge of Killala Bay in Enniscrone would be a beautiful setting for a game on a summer day but on a bitterly cold day in January it was a day for die hard supports and they turned up to see Galway get revenge for their one point defeat two years ago, with both sides having new managers this year Kevin Walsh in charge of the men in Maroon and White while Niall Carew was... read more..

Galway Sports Stars 2014

Hurling: Conor Cooney (St. Thomas' Club) It may have been a difficult year for Galway hurlers, but that didn't hinder Conor Cooney from emerging as a forward of genuine quality. The St. Thomas' clubman proved his big day temperament during the Leinster semi-final drawn and replay clashes with Kilkenny in Tullamore, while his scoring feats during the course of the year were of an exceptional l... read more..

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