Monthly Archive

March 2016

No joy for Safety Direct in Junior Hurling Final

It was a disappointing day for the men from Safety Direct against a strong Suir Engineering team from Waterford in the All-Ireland Junior inter firms Hurling final held in O' Loughlin Gaels pitch, Kilkenny on March 26th.A strong Turloughmore contingent was involved with the Galway outfit namely Cian Morris, Philip Doyle, Sean Linnane, Sean Loftus, Conor Feeney, Conor Shaughnessy, Vincent Doyle and... read more..

Galway and Fermanagh finish all Square

Galway 0-15 Fermanagh 0-15 Galway go to Cavan next week knowing that a win will secure a league final slot and a place in Div 1 next year after a uneasy draw against Fermanagh in Tuam Stadium this afternoon, Declan McCusker earned his side a share of the spoils despite playing with fourteen men for over 20 minutes of second half. Galway held a one point lead at the break 0-7 to 0-6 after pl... read more..

Galwaydefeated in Connach Minor League Round 3

Galway 1-9 Mayo 2-12 Galway lost their first game in the Connacht minor league in Ballinrobe on Saturday evening, having beaten Leitrim and Longford in the earlier rounds they surrendered a seven point lead and lost by six at the finish. The visitors with the aid of strong breeze in the opening half lead by 1-6 to 0-2, with eight minutes remaining in part one, but Mayo shot a brace points and a l... read more..

Juvenile Hurling Fixtures Book Launch

The Galway Juvenile Hurling Fixtures Book for 2016 was launched at Cheevers, Craughwell and is now available to clubs throughout the county. Tom Monaghan of Ocean Hygene continues as sponsor of Galway Juvenile Hurling. Photo 1: Paraic Lohan (Chairman of the Galway Juvenile Hurling Committee), Tom Monaghan (Ocean Hygiene Sponsor) and David Earls (Secretary Juvenile Hurling Committee). Attending... read more..

Galway Camogie continue winning streak in League

Champions Galway retained their perfect record in this year’s Irish Daily Star Camogie League Division 1 thanks to a 1-13 to 1-8 defeat of Wexford in New Ross’s Kennedy Park.The westerners have begun well under new manager Ollie Bergin and this fourth consecutive win puts them into the semi-finals in good heart.The sides were level on 0-2 apiece after 10 minutes but if anything, Wexfor... read more..

Galway face Relegation battle with Cork

An injury-time point from half-back Gavin O’Brien earned Waterford a deserved 0-24 to 1-21 draw against Galway in the final round of Division 1A in the Allianz National Hurling League.With Tipperary accounting for Cork in Thurles, it means Michéal Donoghue’s Galway side will meet the Rebel County for a relegation decider.Waterford, by virtue of the point earned here in Walsh Par... read more..

West Under 21 Title for Micheál Breathnach’s

Micheál Breathnach’s footballers are the West Board Under 21 B champions for 2016 after they produced a strong second half performance to see off Naomh Fheichín of Clifden in the final. The eventual winners outscored their opponents 1-7 to 0-2 in that final 30 minutes as they turned a twopoint arrears at half time into a six point victory. Micheál Breathnach: R Ó... read more..

Croke Park announce Congress changes

At a meeting of Ard Chomhairle the following decisions were taken. 1. The introduction of the mark, as voted upon at Congress last month, will take take place on January 1, 2017. 2. It was agreed to introduce an U17 championship for 2017 to ensure players eligible for that age group will have a competition in that calendar year. It is envisaged that this competition will be played in July and A... read more..

Cumann Iománaíocht Mágh Cuilinn celebrates Fr Fitzgerald Cup 2016 50 blian ag fás

This St. Patrick's Day is a special occasion for Cumann Iománaíocht Mágh Cuilinn as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Fr Fitzgerald Cup (named after Fr Fitzgerald PP, who had managed the club to Intermediate glory in 1964). The competition has endured through that time with the odd interruption. It began as a competition between the five parish schools, which at that ti... read more..

Late goal earns Galway a draw against Armagh

Danny Cummins' fisted goal in the seventh minute of injury-time snatched a vital draw for Galway to keep their promotion hopes alive in Division II on Sunday. Armagh finished with 13 men but they led by eight points after 57 minutes in the Athletic Grounds and looked certain to boost their hopes of avoiding relegation with Stefan Campbell hitting an inspirational 1-9. However Kevin Walsh's side h... read more..

Galway share spoils in thriller at Pearse Stadium

Galway’s Joe Canning scored 1-11 but it wasn’t enough as a last minute point from John O’Dwyer earned Tipperary a draw in a pulsating match in Pearse Stadium.Canning looked to have won it with a brilliant point from a sideline but O’Dwyer had the final say to level it in this Allianz Division 1A hurling league encounter.The result means either Tipperary or Galway next Sunda... read more..

Galway out of Under 21 Football Championship after loss to Roscommon

Roscommon’s quest to win the Connacht U21 championship for the third year in a row remains on course after they held off the challenge of a Galway side who finished with 13 men at Kiltoom on Friday night.Roscommon have never won three U21 provincial titles in a row and will now play Sligo in the semi-finals next weekend.They led by double scores, 1-7 to 0-5, at the interval with senior playe... read more..

Galway Hurling Championship Draws 2016

The Draws for the Galway Hurling Championships have been made by the County Hurling Committee and are as follows: SENIOR ‘A’Group A:Sarsfields, St. Thomas’, Loughrea, Turloughmore, Castlegar,Gort.Group B:Cappataggle, Liam Mellows, Portumna, Craughwell, Padraig Pearses, Ardrahan.SENIOR ‘B’Group A:Abbeyknockmoy, Moycullen, Tommie Larkins, Beagh, Kiltormer, Killimordaly... read more..

Points Shared in Salthill

GALWAY 0-15 MEATH 1-12 A thrilling finish to a game in Pearse Stadium that looked at half time as if the visitors had bagged the points after leading by nine against a Galway team that looked out of sorts, but in the end the Meath were lucky to get a share of the spoils after a dramatic come back by the Tribesmen.Mick O’Dowd’s men were good value for their 1-8 to 0-2 lead at the break ... read more..

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