Monthly Archive

January 2016

Galway open their Allianz Football League with a win

Galway began the Allianz League by picking up two away points in Portlaois with a rare win over their hosts by 3-12 to 1-10. Adrian Varley had the visitors 1-1 ahead after five minutes and Eddie Hoare added point before Laois scored their only point of the half from a Donal Kingston free after thirteen minutes. David Wynne, Damien Comer and Hoare added points to give Galway a 1-4 to 0-1 lead wi read more..

Sylane miss out on trip to Croke Park

Sylane’s chance of All-Ireland glory fizzled out in disappointment when they lost by 0-10 to 0-4 to Eoghan Rua from Derry in the All-Ireland Junior Hurling Semi-final at Fr. Tierney Park, Ballyshannon.The North Galway club will not be getting their day of glory in Croke Park but they can have no complaints following this loss. Sylane gave it their best shot but they were outdone by a physica... read more..

Galway Sports Stars for 2015

The 51st annual presentation of the Galway Sports Stars awards took place in the Galway Bay Hotel. Photo shows the awards winners, back row, left to right: Michael Farragher, Corofin,Team of the Year; Leigh Roche, Horse Racing; James Cleary, Boxing; Michael Duffy, Showjumping; Andrew Moore, Swimming; Gary Sice, Gaelic Football; Cathal Nolan and Colm Hughes, GalwayGC, Special Achievement:. Middle r... read more..

Galway win the FBD League Final

At Tuam Stadium Galway revenged last year's defeat by beating Roscommon in the FBD Final, the winners got a tonic start when ‘Man of the Match’ Damien Comer raised the first green flag inside the opening minute and followed that with number two a few minutes later. Comers opening goal was followed by an exchange of points from Johnny Heaney and Senan Kilbride and when a Eamon Branni read more..

Under 21 West Football Draws 2016

Pictured at the West Football draws  are Seamus O'Grady, Mairtin Ó Curraoin, John Connolly and Tadhg Ó Conghaile read more..

Galway into FBD Football League Final

Galway and Roscommon are through to the FBD league final for a repeat of last years decided, with the Tribesmen having home advantage this time round and they will be hoping to reverse last years result, the students trailed at the break by two points 0-6 to 0-4 despite having the lions share of chances, in part two Galway were in complete control scoring a string of unanswered points. Eddie Hoar... read more..

Connacht GAA Bursary Scheme Awards 2015/16

A record number of third level students have been awarded by the Connacht GAA in their annual student bursary awards at a ceremony which took place in the Connacht GAA Centre this evening, (Wednesday 6th January).The bursary scheme has been in place for nine years and awards members of the association who are active members in their higher education club. A record number of 45 promising young Conn... read more..

Walsh Cup win for Galway against students

Galway senior hurlers have three matches this week, and had five of the All-Ireland starting side on duty when defeating DCU at Duggan Park, Ballinasloe by two points 1-16 to 0-17. Eanna Burke, who came on at the break and shot four points from play to secure a Galway win..By then his older brother David was on the sideline, having picked up a second yellow card in an opening half where five other... read more..

Galway record second FBD League win

Galway finished strong in Tuam Stadium to defeat Leitrim by three points in the second round of the FBD league thanks to Danny Cummins goal in the final quarter. Both sides were guilty of poor finishing in front of goal especially the visitors who had a point flagged and then disallowed in the final ten minutes as they lead by 1-5 to 0-7 at that stage and were then punished when a Adrian Varley read more..

Galway and Clare draw in Under-21 Tournament

Galway played Clare in the opening round of the Peter McNulty U-21 Tournament  in a game that the ‘Maroon and White’ dominated for most of the match but in the end had to settle for a draw as Clare finished strong scoring a late goal in injury to leave the score 1-11 each. Galway held a slender one point lead at the break 0-7 to 0-6 with first half scores from Colin Brady 0-1 and... read more..

Galway off to a flying start in FBD League

  At Tuam Stadium Galway got 2016 off to a winning start against Sligo in the F.B.D Connacht League, leading by five points at the break 1-7 to 0-5 with scores from Damien Comer 1-1, Shane Maughan 0-2 and one each from Adrian Varley, Danny Cummins, Eamon Brannigan and Paul Mannion. In the second half Sligo outscored the winners as the shot seven points to 1-2 for the Tribesmen with Enda Tie read more..

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