Monthly Archive

April 2016

Handball Report - 40x20 Adult All-Ireland Doubles Finals

Last weekend saw the conclusion of the 40x20 Adult All-Ireland Doubles Finals which took centre stage across Leinster venues. Galway had four pairs representing their county. They were Brendan McNeela and Denis Phelan from Moycullen in Golden Master B, Jimmy Connaughton from Williamstown and Martin Ward from Derrymullen in Emerald Masters B, Morgan Darcy and John Keleghan from Moycullen in the Rub... read more..

Conclusion of National Junior Handball season

Last weekend saw the conclusion to the GAA Handball Junior 40×20 season at National level as the annual Irish Junior 40×20 Nationals took centre stage at venues throughout our County on Saturday and Sunday. We hosted 350+ competitors at A and B levels from 22 counties ranging in age from 9 years up to 19. These numbers once again highlight the growing popularity in underage handball an... read more..

Caltra's Meehans on Laochra Gael

The final episode in the current series of Laochra Gael, this Sunday will profile one of the country's great GAA families - the Meehans from Caltra. Two of the brothers, Tomas and Declan, won All-Ireland football medals in 1998 and 2001. Three years after that All-Ireland inter-county title would come one with their club Caltra. On St. Patrick's Day 2004, Caltra beat An Gaeltacht to win the All-... read more..

National Junior Handball Championships in Galway

CLG Liathróid Láimhe na Gaillimhe hosted the National Junior Handball Championships last weekend with games played across nine venues (Abbeyknockmoy, Mícheál Breathnach, Williamstown, Claregalway, St. Mary's, Annaghdown, Moycullen, Arús Bothár Na Trá & Salthill) and all twelve Galway handball clubs put in huge work to run the weekend and make it... read more..

Galway Minors miss out on League Win

Galway 0-8     Sligo 1-12 Sligo ended Galway’s chance of winning the Connacht Minor League at Tuam Stadium today with a well deserved seven point win, coming into the game the hosts had six points on the table and a win would have guaranteed winning the league while the visitors were rooted at the bottom of the table with just one point from four games. Galway started t... read more..

Galway Minor Footballers bid to win League

Minor Footballers Galway beat Roscommon last week-end in the Connacht League and this Saturday play Sligo in Tuam Stadium at 12.00 and a home win will be required to win the League as Galway are on top of the table with six points followed by Mayo, Roscommon and Leitrim with five each while Longford  on have two and Sligo are on one. The Galway team that won last week was: C Haslem, E Deeley... read more..

Cavan keep Galway in Division 2 football

Cavan will return to Division 1 in 2017 for the first time in 15 years after they ground out a deserved 1-16 to 1-12 win over Galway in a pulsating winner-takes-all clash at Kingspan Breffni Park. Before one of the largest crowds for a NFL match in over a decade, Cavan started sluggishly but turned on the style in the second quarter to go in at the break 1-08 to 1-05 in front. With David Givney ... read more..

Galway let Cork retain Division 1 status

There was victory and Division 1A status for Cork in the relegation play-off against Galway at Pearse Stadium Galway. After 10 minutes of very loose play Cork were 0-9 to 0-4 ahead, Conor Lehane and Cormac Murphy prominent for the visitors. Both sides had had goal chances, Jason Flynn for Galway and Patrick Horgan for the visitors, but both 'keepers reacted smartly and saved. Ten minutes later C... read more..

Galway fail to get promoted in Breffni Park

Galway went to Kingspan Breffni Park hoping to get promoted to Div 1 but came up against a Cavan side that had more strength where it mattered in this do or die clash and as a result they will play in the top flight next season for the first time since 2002. Galway will remain in division two for the sixth year in a row. Before a large attendance in very poor conditions it a was a ding dong bat read more..

Supporting Galway Footballers at Breffni Park, Cavan

Galway supporter John Tobin, from Williamstown, with his caretaker Clive Guthrie on the pitch ahead of the Allianz Football League, Division 2, Round 7, Cavan v Galway game at Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan. Picture credit: Cody Glenn / SPORTSFILE read more..

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