Monthly Archive

August 2016

Members Galway Under 21 Hurling Team with Sponsors ahead of All-Ireland Under 21 Final

Members Galway Under 21 Hurling Team with Sponsors ahead of All-Ireland Under 21 Final against Wateford on Saturday 10th September in Thurles Joe and Matthew Hession of Galway Irish Water with Galway Under 21 players Eanna Burke, Brian Molloy and Conor Whelan Mike Bermingham Arrabawn with Galway Under 21 Players Eanna Burke, Brian Molloy and Conor Whelan... read more..

Camogie Senior, Intermediate & Junior Fixtures for next weekend

Details of the coming weekend’s Lough Ree Hotel and Spa Senior and Duanes Daybreak Intermediate Camogie Championship fixtures have been announced. The Senior Quarter finals will be played on Saturday next in Tynagh as a double header with Killimor taking on Oranmore/Maree at 3.30 followed by Ardrahan and Eyrecourt at 5pm. The Intermediate Semi-Finals will be held on Sunday as a double header... read more..

Senior Hurling Championship Draws

Senior and Intermediate Hurling Championship Draws The Draws for the Quarter-Finals of the Salthill Hotel Galway Senior Hurling Championship are as follows:Loughrea v MullaghGort v SarsfieldsCraughwell v Tommy LarkinsPortumna v St. ThomasThe games will be played on the 17th and 18th of September.The Draws for the Quarter-Finals of the Intermediate Hurling Championship are as follows:Oranmore/Ma... read more..

The Draws for the championship Quarterfinals and Relegation for Senior and Intermediate Football

Football Quarter-Finals and Relegation Draws The Draws for the championship Quarter-Finals and Relegation for Senior and Intermediate Football Championships are as follows:Senior ChampionshipCaherlistrane v Salthill/Knocknacarra
Corofin v Tuam Stars
Michael Breathnach v Cortoon Shamrocks
Mountbellew/Moylough v MilltownSenior Relegation 
Annaghdown v Kilconly
Caltra v Naomh Anna Leitir Mor
Carna... read more..

Latest results County Senior Hurling Championship

Wins for Mullagh, Tommy Larkins, Thomas' and Sarsfields in the County Senior Hurling Championship Preliminary Quarter FinalsCappataggle 0-18 Mullagh 1-19Tommy Larkins 0-21 Padraig Pearses 1-14Sarsfields 4-21 Kilnadeema/Leitrim 2-23St. Thomas' 0-19 Beagh 0-17 Under 21 C Hurling Championship Final: Sylane 4-12 Ballygar 2-10... read more..

Programmes for Senior Championship & Under 21 C Final

Programmes for this weeked's Senior Hurling Championship games and the County Under 21 C Final Ballygar v Sylane read more..

Galway GAA Fundraising Draw 2016

Draw for a Volkswagon Golf will take place next Wednesday 31st August at the Galway Plaza. Everyone is welcome to attend and your support, by buying a ticket, for Galway Football and Hurling will be very much appreciated. Tickets are available from Clubs and County Committee Officials. Ticket sellers are asked to return by Monday next to Pearse Stadium or Seamus Finnerty. read more..

Ardrahan plaque commemorates winners from the 19th century

A plaque commemorating Ardrahan's three-in-a-row hurling heroes of the late 1800s will be unveiled on Fri­day 26th. August. Ardrahan GAA Club won the Gal­way Senior Hurling Championship 11 times, including in 1894, 1895 and 1896; and the teams' exploits will be remem­bered with the plaque, which will be unveiled by Cathaoirleach of Galway County Council, Cllr Michael Connolly.The unvei... read more..

Ardrahan plaque commemorates winners from the 19th century

A plaque commemorating Ardrahan's three-in-a-row hurling heroes of the late 1800s will be unveiled on Fri­day 26th. August. Ardrahan GAA Club won the Gal­way Senior Hurling Championship 11 times, including in 1894, 1895 and 1896; and the teams' exploits will be remem­bered with the plaque, which will be unveiled by Cathaoirleach of Galway County Council, Cllr Michael Connolly.The unvei... read more..

Latest round of Fixtures confirmed in Senior Camogie Championship

The latest round of fixtures in the Lough Ree Hotel and Spa Senior Camogie Championships has been released with one game on Saturday and five on Sunday. Saturday August 27thSarsfields V St. Thomas, Loughrea @ 16.30pm, ref James Lundon Sunday August 28thMullagh V Pearses, Craughwell @ 11am, ref James Lundon,Castlegar V Eyrecourt, Carnmore @ 11am, Conor QuinlanAthenry V Oranmore, Carnmore @ 12.30,... read more..

Back to Club Football & Hurling Champonships this weekend

The Galway Football and Hurling Boards have confirmed the fixtures for the remaining round three games and three of the preliminary quarter finals of the County Senior Football Championship, games in the intermediate football championship and Preliminary Quarter Finals in the County Senior Hurling Championship this weekend. In hurling, Duggan Park will host a double header on Saturday evening wit... read more..

Galway into All-Ireland Minor Football Final

Talented Galway corner forward Robert Finnerty scored 1-5 for the Tribesmen as they saw off Ulster champions Donegal at Croke Park.They will now play Kildare or holders Kerry in the September 18th Final again at GAA headquarters after producing an impressive display.Finnerty was aided and abetted by fellow inside man Desmond Conneely, who claimed the man-of-the-match award after scoring 1-2.That l... read more..

Desmond Conneely is presentd with the man of the match award

Galway's Desmond Conneely is presentd with the man of the match award by Pat O'Doherty, Chief Executive of ESB after the Electric Ireland Football All-Ireland Minor Championship Semi-Final game between Donegal and Galway at Croke Park. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile read more..

Man-of-the-Match Award for Brian Molloy

Brian Molloy of Galway is presented with the Bord Gáis Energy Man-of-the-Match award by Keira Magrane, age 7, from Naul, Co. Dublin, who won the honour to present the award through the Bord Gáis Energy Rewards club, following the Bord Gáis Energy Hurling Under 21 Championship Semi-Final. read more..

Galway Under 21 hurlers win epic semi-final after extra time

Galway captain Brian Molloy inspired his side to a narrow victory over Dublin at Semple Stadium in the Under 21 Semi-Final that took extra time to decide.The promising Kilnadeema-Leitrim man contributed 10 points for the Tribesmen, who eventually shrugged off Dublin’s challenge.Backed by the wind in the opening period Dublin began brightly scoring five points inside 10 minutes.Andrew Jamieso... read more..

Under 21 Hurlers hoping to reach All-Ireland Final at Thurles

Eoghan O’Donnell (Dublin) and Conor Whelan (Galway) came face to face ahead of the Bord Gáis Energy Under 21 Hurling Championship All-Ireland Semi Finals on Saturday, August 20th. Leinster champions Dublin play Galway in Saturday’s Semi Final at 6:00pm while Ulster champions Antrim and Munster champions Waterford go head-to-head in the other last four pairing at 4:00pm. Both gam... read more..

Hall of Fame for John Connolly

The GAA Museum at Croke Park has announced the induction of Galway great John Connolly into the Hall of Fame for 2016. Other former greats added are Wexford’s Tony Doran along with Kerry footballer John O’Keeffe and Roscommon’s Dermot Earley. Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael Aogán Ó Fearghail congratulated the players on being named on the prestigio... read more..


Galway Under 16 Camogie team - All-Ireland Champions

Congratulations to the Galway Under 16 Camogie team - All-Ireland Champions defeating Kilkenny by 3-14 to 1-11... read more..

Galway Minor hurlers are outclassed by goalscoring Tipperary

Revenge was sweet for Tipperary who responded to last year's final defeat to Galway, when they leaked four goals, with a remarkable seven-goal blast to set up a September 4th final clash with Limerick.That'll be a repeat of the Munster final which Tipperary won by 17 points so they will be hot favourites for a 20th title and a first since 2012.Mark Kehoe and Ger Browne were also on the goal trail ... read more..

Heartbreak for Senior Hurlers who come up short again in thriller

Tipperary are through to an All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final meeting with champions Kilkenny on September 4th. As it was 12 months ago, just a single point separated Tipperary and Galway at Croke Park, but this time the Premier County came out the right side of the result.Galway suffered two desperate blows approaching half-time when Joe Canning and Adrian Tuohy were injured – and both playe... read more..

No joy for Galway senior Camogie side in extra-time against Kilkenny

Galway's bid to reach the All-Ireland Camogie Final came up short at Semple Stadium against Kilkenny after extra time. With time almost up in normal time Galway crashed home a goal to force extra time. In a dramatic finish Kilkenny held on to win by 3-15 to 1-19 and will meet Cork in the final.... read more..

RTE viewers can choose between English and Irish audio

Commentary on Sunday’s All-Ireland senior hurling semi-final clash between Galway and Tipperary is available to viewers in Irish. The Croke Park showdown gets under way at 3.30pm on RTÉ1 and the RTÉ Player, and now Saorview and Sky viewers can choose between English and Irish audio. SAORVIEW Select Language- Irish- OK. SKY Press Help – Switch Audio Description OFF O... read more..

Hurling and Horse Racing stars play for Cancer Resarch

On Tuesday, August 9, Hurling for Cancer Research will take place at 6:30 in St. Conleth’s Park, Kildare.The event, which has been organised for the fifth year in a row by horseracing legend Jim Bolger and champion jockey Davy Russell, will see a host of Irish hurling and horse racing stars come together for what promises to be yet another fantastic evening for everyone involved.The particip... read more..

Supporting Galway - Members of the 1978 All-Ireland Under 21 Team

Enjoying the Báireoirí na Gaillimhe outing at the Galway Races were members of the county's 1978 All-Ireland U-21 hurling squad, from left: Michael Earls (Killimordaly), Seamus Coen (Mullagh), John Goode (kiltormer), Bernie Forde (Ardrahan)and Joe Greaney (Turloughmore). Galway All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling Champions 1978Front Row: (left to right) John Ryan, Michael Kilkenny, Micha... read more..

Camogie Semi-Finals will be shown live on RTÉ 1 on Saturday

In a major boost for Camogie this year’s Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Finals will be broadcast live on RTÉ One on Saturday August 13th.RTÉ’s Gaelic Games presenter Michael Lyster will anchor the full live coverage with expert analysis from former All-Ireland winning Cork captain Anna Geary and former Tipperary All-Star and All-Ireland winner Jill... read more..

Mullagh's Four Day Croker 2 Cluan Mhuire walk to raise funds

Twenty walkers from Mullagh aredoing a four day trek from Croke Park to raise funds for the addiction treatment centre Cuan Mhuire. Galway hurler Davy Glennon was in the centre himself last year, checking in four days after the Leinster hurling final to treat a gambling addiction. Cuan Mhuire in Athenry, provides rehabilitation for gambling, alcohol and drug addictions. TOP OIL have signed up a... read more..

GAA announce major football restructure proposal

The GAA has announced proposals for major changes to the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, proposals which include adding a group stage to a condensed competition which, Croke Park claim, will aide the club championships. It will also see the All-Ireland hurling final played in August. GAA Director General Páraic Duffy announced the changes today in a document which would leave the... read more..

Hell & Welbeing Theme Day

At the launch of the 2016 GAA Health & Wellbeing Theme Day, “Little Things can improve your game” were (l to r) Cavan footballer Alan O'Mara, Galway footballer Gary Sice, Uachtarán CLG Aogán Ó Fearghail, and Cork Camogie player Ashling Thompson. Log in to gaa.ie read more..

All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Finals ticket information

Ticketing details for the All-Ireland Semi-Finals, Galway v Tipperary, senior and minor on 14th August in Croke Park have been announced. GAA Hurling Semi-Final Minor: 1.30pm Galway v Tipperary Senior: 3.30pm Galway v Tipperary Prices as follows: Hogan Stand (No Concession) - €40Cusack Stand - €40 Terrace - €25 Family Tickets:-Family Tickets - Cusack and Davin Stands OnlyAdul... read more..

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