Monthly Archive

May 2015

Galway force a draw agianst Dublin with spirited display

Aidan Harte nailed the 70th-minute leveller to ensure that Galway and Dublin will do it all over again after they played out a 0-20 to 1-17 draw in their Leinster SHC quarter-final clash at Croke Park.The Tribesmen were behind for most of the second-half but Dublin simply couldn't put them away, drilling seven wides and 12 in the entire game.And with just a point in it approaching full-time, Galwa... read more..

Football Championship Rd 2 Draws

Senior Football Championship  -  Round 2  Draw Winners Group                                              Losers Group Carna/Caiseal     &... read more..

Galway Under 14 Girls capture Connacht Crown

The Ward and Burke sponsored Galway Under 14 Girls captured the Connacht Crown after a hard fought battle with Roscommon in Ballinlough on Sunday winning by 4-11 to 0-11. The Rossies matched Galway for the 10 mins and were 3 points to 1 ahead before Galway started to play football. 3 points from Ailish Morrissey and one each from Molly Hynes and Kate Geraghty had the Galway girls firmly in control... read more..

Senior Football Club Championship Preview

Senior Football Club Championship COROFIN Titles:     16 Manager:    Stephen Rochford Last Year:  Winners Odds:       1/4 First up:   Salthill-Knocknacarra No side came close in Galway last year. Recharging batteries, maintaining hunger after All-Ireland run appears biggest challenge. Start championship without ... read more..

All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling Championship Guide

This year, Clare are bidding for a fourth All-Ireland U21 hurling title in a row, something achieved just once before in the history of the competition - when Cork won four in a row from 1968-1971. 2015 BORD GÁIS ENERGY ALL-IRELAND U21 HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES LEINSTER Quarter-Finals May 27: (2) Laois v Carlow May 27: (3) Offaly v Westmeath May 27: (4) Wexford v Kildare June 2: (1)... read more..

Henry Shefflin to open Kilbeacanty's new grounds

Henry Shefflin is to officially open Kilbeacanty’s new pitch as Ballyhale Shamrocks are set to compete in the 2015 Kilbeacanty Hurling 7s. The 2015 Kilbeacanty 7-Aside Hurling Tournament takes place this June Bank Holiday Monday (June 1st). This year the tournament coincides with the clubs 130th year anniversary celebrations and the official opening of the recently re-developed pitch in Kil... read more..

Unlucky Galway denied League glory again

Cork retained their Tesco Ladies National Football League Division 1 title in Portlaoise as dual star Rena Buckley’s late point sealed victory in a thrilling replay against Galway.Buckley struck from distance with two minutes remaining on the clock to secure a third successive league title for the Rebelettes, who consistently find a way to dig out a result.Remarkably, this is Cork’s ni... read more..

Galway into Semi-Final clash with Mayo

Galway justified favouritism and set up a mouth-watering Connacht semi-final with Mayo on 14 June after they breezed past Leitrim at Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada.The Tribesmen had already accounted for New York in the preliminary round and captain Paul Conroy hit six points in a 1-13 to 0-8 victoryLeitrim hadn’t beaten Galway in the championship since 1994 and didn’t look like altering that... read more..

Ticket information for Connacht Championship games on Sunday

Ticket Details for this Sunday's Connacht GAA Championship fixtures in Pairc Sean are as follows and important for patrons to purchase in advanc. CONNACHT GAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP  Sunday 17th May 2015 Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada Quarter-Final: Connacht GAA Senior Football Championship 3.30pm: Leitrim v Galway Final: Connacht GAA Junior Football Championship 1.30pm: Mayo v G... read more..

Sarsfields GAA Golf AM AM

Sarsfields are hosting their annual Golf AM-AM at Loughrea Golf Club from Thursday 21st May to Saturday 23rd May. Prizes to the value of €3000 GUI and ILGU Handicaps, Maximums - Men 26, Ladies 36. Teams of 4: Entry €100 Re-Entry €15 per person 1st Prize: Golf in Adare Manor plus B&B in the Castletroy Hotel. Lots of other prizes to be won. For a place on the time... read more..

Galway almost there in thrilling League Final

Lorna Joyce’s late point salvaged a replay for Galway in an enthralling Tesco Ladies National Football League Division 1 final at Parnell Park.Galway, runners-up in 2010, 2007, 2005 and 1979, had holders Cork rattled at the Donnycarney venue but couldn’t deliver the knockout punch.Galway led by four points in the second half when they were awarded a penalty after Cork goalkeeper Martin... read more..

Connacht Football Championship Launch

The Connacht Senior Football Championship was launched at the Connacht GAA Centre in Bekan. The six captains from the remaining teams in the competition were all in attendance and they were joined by team managers, Shane Warde (Leitrim), Paul Coggins (London), Noel Connelly (Mayo) and Niall Carew (Sligo) and Selectors Brian Silke (Galway) and Gay Sheerin (Roscommon). The President of Comhairle Cho... read more..

West Under 21 B Football Title for Leitir Móir

Naomh Anna Leitir Móir were crowned West Board Under-21 B football champions when they defeated Clifden by 4-10 to 2-11 in the final at Rosmuc. A stunning individual display by Iarla Ó Curraoín, who scored 2-7 for Leitir Móir overturned a halftime four point deficit. Photo: Leitir Móir captain Evan Ó Flatharta is presented with the Under 21 B Cup by M&aac... read more..

Galway Junior's in Connacht Football Final

Galway Junior Footballers advanced to the Connacht Final where they will meet Mayo as a result of beating Leitrim in the semi-final played at Pairic Mac Diarmada by 1-11 to 0-7. Both sides took time to settle but as the game went on the standard improved and the visitors lead at the break by 1-5 to 0-3 with scores from Matthew Reddington 1-1, Peter Cooke 0-2 and a point each from Patrick Sweeney a... read more..

Official opening of Gort's new grounds

Former GAA President Joe McDonagh officially opened Gort's new grounds on Sunday May 3rd with Galway and Clare playing an entertaining challenge game to mark the ocasion before a large crowd. Aidan Harte captained the Galway side who were winners by 3-20 to 0-18. Davy Glennon got two goals to give his side an advantage and Pardaic Breheny adding a third. Photo by Colm Grealish: Joe McDonagh with ... read more..

Three in a row for Galway Minor Ladies

The EMP Sponsored Galway Minor Ladies captured their third Connacht Title in a row after a hard fought battle with Mayo in Ballyhaunis. The scoreline of, 3-15 to 2-6, might suggest different but for three quarters of the game there was nothing between the teams. Galway were 3 points to 2 ahead with points from Eimear O Kane(2) and one from Caoimhe Boyle when Shauna Howley scored Mayo's first goal ... read more..

Galway coast past New York at Gaelic Park

Galway overcame a tricky start to claim a comprehensive 2-18 to 0-8 victory over New York in their Connacht SFC preminlinary round encounter at Gaelic Park.It's been five years since New York gave Galway a major scare in the same venue and with 18 minutes gone there were fears that the visitors were in for another uncomfortable afternoon as they trailed 0-2 to 0-3 with two points from PJ Banville ... read more..

Galway win Camogie League Title at Semple Stadium

Galway made a serious statement of intent at Semple Stadium, as they followed up an easy semi-final victory over champions Kilkenny, by beating All-Ireland victors Cork to claim their first Irish Daily Star Camogie League Division 1 title in 10 years winning by 2-15 to 2-12.Cork had conceded just 41 points in five games to date in the competition but their packed defensive system was ripped to shr... read more..

Carnmore get new gear from sponsors

At the presentation of the new Carnmore senior jersey's sponsored by Hughe’s SuperValu Claregalway are - Jimmy Hughes with Chairman Patrick Killilea, Secretary Sheila Fox, Treasurer Kevin Shaughnessy with Senior players Sean Nugent and Ciaran Fahy.... read more..

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