Monthly Archive

December 2015

An Spidéal win County Junior Hurling Title

Christmas came early to An Spidéal this year after their Junior A hurlers were crowned county champions for the first time in a low scoring decider at Kenny Park.The Connemara men thoroughly deserved their five point victory avenging their defeat in last year’s final in the process.Unsurprisingly for a game played five days before Christmas, conditions were hardly ideal for hurling wi... read more..

Barna Launch Club History to mark Anniversary

Galway football legend Bosco McDermott spoke of his love of Gaelic football as he officially launched Barna GAA’s 50th anniversary book.A crowd of around 60 people attended Donnelly’s bar in the village on Sunday night for the launch of the book, which was produced by Barna GAA to mark its founding in 1965.Mr McDermott, a former Galway player on the famous threein-a-row All-Ireland win... read more..

Juvenile Hurling Club Awards presented to Ballinasloe and Athenry.

Michael Hehir, Chairman Coiste Iomána na nÓg, presents the ‘Club of the Year Award’ to Gerry Seale who accepts the award on behalf of Ballinasloe. On the right Robert Ruane, on behalf of Athenry, accepts the 'Club of the Year Runners-up Trophy' from Michael.... read more..

New Galway Senior Hurling Manager named

Clarinbridge’s Micheál Donoghue it to be the new Galway Senior Hurling Manager for 2016. Micheál was involved with former Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea’s backroom team for the past 2 years, guided his club Clarinbridge to win the All-Ireland Club Hurling title in March, 2011 and part of this year's Clarinbridge minor backroom team that won the County Title. (Photo ... read more..

Corofin add two League Cups to their total

Corofin have won two League Titles,  they defeated Williamstown in the Div 4 replay by 1-10 to 0-10 and collected the Div 1 Title for the second year in row beating city side St. James' by four points 0-11 to 0-7 with Gary Sice giving a 'Man of the Match' display scoring seven points.              ... read more..

Noel Treacy elected County Chairman for fifth term

Noel Treacy will remain in charge of Galway GAA for a fifth and final year after holding off the challenge of three other candidates at the Galway County Convention in Loughrea. Michael Regan from Loughrea was the first to bow out of the race when he received just 20 of the 237 votes with former football board chairman John Joe Holleran next to go when he ended 54 votes after transfers. That left ... read more..

Killimor take County Camogie Cup at Loughrea

The scene was set for the 2015 Loughrea Hotel and Spa county camogie final 2015. It was a cold, wet and windy day in St Brendan’s Park in Loughrea. Conditions were not ideal but the ladies of Ardrahan and Killimor battled the elements to give us an exciting encounter. Susan Keane’s two goals were the difference between the two sides for a finish and these goals helped secure Killimor&r... read more..

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