Monthly Archive

June 2015

Hurling Feile success for Ballygar Under 14's

Ballygar Under 14 Hurling team had a great Feile na nGael weekend as guests of St. Patrick's GAA Club in Limerick, capturing the All-Ireland Hurling Regional Feile title defeating Shinrone (Offaly) by 2-8 to 0-3 in the final. In their earlier games they defeated Buffers Alley of Wexford, Eire Og of Ennis and St Patrick's of Limerick. The scores were Ballygar 2-09 Buffers Alley (Wexford) 1-01, Ball... read more..


One of the largest facets of the GAA is schools hurling and football and it links all clubs and schools in the province of Connacht. For the last four years NUIGalway have been supporting Connacht post primary hurling and football in different ways. First off NUIGalway have sponsored man of the match in all Junior and Senior finals in both codes. Two years ago NUIGalway became the full sponsors of... read more..

Little thing emotional wellbeing campaign

Ahead of renewing rivalries on the pitch in the 2015 championship the five Connacht minor panels showed a united front today when they came out in support of the #littlethings emotional wellbeing campaign.For more information contact GAA Community & Health Manager Colin Regan on 087-2945705 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: Pictured are players left to right, Alan McTigue, Leitrim, Barry Duff... read more..

Galway senior football team open training session

As part of the Galway Football Managements initiative to bring the team to as many of the football areas in the County as possible the next leg of our journey, after 3 hugely successful ventures to Headford (photo below), Killkerrin/Clonberne and Ballinasloe, will be in Oughterard GAA on Thursday night the 2nd of July 2015. 
The Team will train in Oughterard GAA Grounds at 7pm and will be availabl... read more..

Under 10 Hurling Tournament 2015

The Kilnadeema Leitrim Under 10 team - Back row, left to right: Martin Murray, John Geargthy, Joan Whelan. Middle row, left to right, Shane Kelly, Captain, Danny O Shaughnessy, Eanna Kenny, Jack O Malley, Brian Leahy, Conor LIng, Matthew Whelan and Darragh McLoughlin. Front row, left to right, Evan Whelan, Evan Burke, Luke Skelly, Liam Murray, Sean Geragthy, Aaron Comar, Ciaran McDerrmott, Jacko read more..

Galway Ladies Development News 11 Year Academy, Group Area 1

Glinsk Ladies Football Club held their Group Area 1 Development Academy in Glinsk this evening Monday on a beautiful evening from 6-8pm. With hardly a cloud in the sky the sun was beaming down on plenty of stars on the pitch! Conditions were perfect for the 32 girls who took part on the evening and everyone from the Glinsk, Glenamaddy/Williamstown, Dunmore and Kilkerrin/Clonberne clubs enjoyed th... read more..

Galway defeat Champions Cork at Tullamore

League champions Galway were the big winners as the Liberty Insurance senior camogie championship got under way with two games in the ultra-competitive Group 1 and one tie from Group 2. Tony Ward’s crew repeated their victory over Cork last month but left it very late as they scored the last four points to snatch a 1-11 to 0-12 win at O’Connor Park. This was a completely different ty... read more..

Galway advance to Leinster Final with ease

Galway easily booked their place in the Leinster SHC final with a comprehensive 3-28 to 1-14 win over Laois at O'Connor Park in Tullamore.Joe Canning scored 1-15 and while 11 of those points came from frees and 65s, the Portumna powerhouse produced another stunning performance to follow his tour de force against Dublin in the replayed quarter-final.The same could be said of Galway as they put toge... read more..

Club Football Championship Round 2

18 Galway Senior and Intermediate Football Championship matches this weekend EVENTS at Pearse Stadium have been chewed over all week but it’s back to more local matters on Saturday and Sunday as the Galway Senior and Intermediate Football Championships take centre stage once more For clubs in the losers’ section, the pressure has been cranked up following an opening round defeat and read more..

Brave effort not enough for Galway at Pearse Stadium

Mayo remain on course for their fifth Connacht title in a row as the Green and Red defeated Galway by four points, 1-15 to 2-8, in Pearse Stadium.Galway produced the moment of the game a minute before half-time as Gary Sice scored an early contender for goal of the year, beating David Clarke with a fierce shot as the sides went in level at half-time.Mayo's 37th-minute goal was fortuitous as Galway... read more..

Skills Award for St. James' Player at Feile

Eoin Finnerty, St. James' GAA Club, finished in 3rd position in the All-Ireland Feile Skills Finals. Eoin completed all the tasks with a 100% score and time was the only factor that separated the first threePhoto: Eoin receiving his Award from Martin Skelly (Leinster GAA)... read more..

Player support for 'littlethings' Launch at Jigsaw

The footballers of Galway and Mayo will be bidding for glory in their Connacht semi-final this weekend – but they have also found time do their bit to help promote positive mental health.They have endorsed #Littlethings, the national mental health and wellbeing campaign spearheaded by the HSE's National Office for Suicide Prevention and a coalition of over 25 partner organisations.The #littl... read more..

Arrangements for Galway v Mayo game at Pearse Stadium

Galway GAA and the Pearse Stadium Committee welcome all Galway, Roscommon and Mayo Supporters and Patrons to Galway and Salthill on Sunday next, 14th June 2015 for the Connacht Senior Football Championship Semi-Final between Galway and Mayo and the Christy Ring Cup Promotion/Relegation Play-Off between Roscommon and MayoThe two games on Sunday will result in increased traffic in the Galway, Salthi... read more..

Galway impress in replay victory over Dublin

An 11-minute hat-trick from Cathal Mannion helped Galway to a convincing victory over Dublin after an enthralling Leinster SHC quarter-final replay at O'Connor Park, Tullamore.Joe Canning also rattled two quick goals after the restart as Galway piled on the misery an won by 5-19 to 1-18 – the Tribesmen’s full-forward line contributed 30 points between them – but a total of eight ... read more..

Under 14 hurling titles for Athenry, Kinvara and Tommy Larkins

Athenry added the Joe Salmon Cup to their 2015 honours list with a 2-2 to 1-3 victory over keenest rivals Salthill/Knocknacarra at Duggan Park Ballinasloe. In the A1 Final Kinvara defeated Killimordaly by 2-6 to 1-3 with Tommy Larkins Photographs by Joe Keane: Michael O’Hehir presents the Joe Salmon Cup to Athenry captain Shane Quirke, the A1 Cup to Kinvara captain Conor Iansey and Mich... read more..

Club Football Championship Rd 2 Draws

Club Football Championship Round 2 Draws Senior Winners Group Corofin v Ml Breathnach Tuam Stars v Carna Caiseal Mountbellew-Moylough v Killannin Caherlistrane v Kilkerrin-Clonberne Cortoon-Shamrocks v Leitir Mór  Senior Losers Group Caltra v Kilconly Salthill-Knocknacarra v Milltown St James v Killererin An Cheathru Rua v St Michaels Bearna v Annaghdown Intermediate Winne... read more..

Beagh win the Kilbeacanty 7's

This year the Kilbeacanty GAA Club celebrated the 130th anniversary since its foundation and also had the legendary Henry Shefflin present to perform the official opening of the recently redeveloped pitch. The hurling began with the Joe Gillane Juvenile Finals where the host's own Juvenile club Michael Cusacks came out on top in the shield final and Craughwell were victorious in the final itself.T... read more..

No home advantage this time for Galway -

Galway manager Anthony Cunningham says he’d love to take on Dublin at Pearse Stadium next weekend, but that Tullamore will have to do.Galway don’t have home games in Leinster - it’s part of their arrangement with the provincial council - so the replay is fixed for O’Connor Park.The Tribesmen boss knows that home advantage would be a huge boost for his side and in the future... read more..

Ticket information for Leinster Championship replay

The Leinster Council has confirmed the arrangements and ticket information for Saturday's Hurling Championship replay between Galway and Dublin. LEINSTER S.F.C. & S.H.C. REPLAY – 6TH JUNE 2015 – O'CONNOR PARK, TULLAMORELAOIS V KILDARE @ 7.00PMDUBLIN V GALWAY @ 4.45PM GENERAL
 Stand - €20 
Terrace - €10 FAMILY TICKETS:- 
1 Adult and 2 Juveniles etc.
Family Tickets are a... read more..

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