Monthly Archive

October 2016

Kiltormer 1991 Hurling Champions Honoured

Heroes of the past... the victorious Kiltormer Hurling Team of 1991, honoured at the 2016 Galway County Senior Hurling Final in Pearse Stadium. Front Row: (left to right) Tony Hough, Sean McKeigue, Brian McManus, Damien Curley, Tony Kilkenny, Tony Furey, Kevin Tierney, Kieran Lynch, Michael Callagey (selector), Dermot Cox, Fionan Curley and Stevie Cormican (representing Sean Cormican). Back Row: read more..

Two in row Minor A Hurling Titles for the 'Bridge

Clarinbridge won the County Minor A Hurling Final at Kenny Park in Athenry with a 2-20 to 0-9 win over Kilnadeema/Leitrim. Photo: Hurling Committee Chairman Michael Larkin presenting Clarinbridge minor captain Evan Nyland with the Fr. Griffin Cup. Minor Hurling Championship Sponsorship Michael Burke presenting the Pier Head player of the match award to Clarinbridge's Ian O'Brien.... read more..

1972 &1983 Galway All-Ireland Winning Sides Honoured

1983 Galway Minor All-Ireland Winning HurlingSide Honoured The 1972 Galway U-21 hurling team which won the All-Ireland title in that year was honoured at Báireoirí na Gaillimhe's first annual social in the Lough Rea Hotel. Back row, from left: Michael Donoghue, Luke Glynn, Frank Donoghue, Tony Brehony, Tom Donoghue, Mixie Donoghue Frank Burke, Peter Larkin, Iggy Clarke, Gerry Ho read more..

1978 Killererin Football Team honoured at County Final

REELING IN THE YEARS. The Killererin team who brought honour and glory to their parish in 1976 when they won the first of the club’s six Galway Senior Football Championship titles and were victorious again in 1978, along with two Connacht Club Championship titles and the 1978 County League. To mark the 40th anniversary of the 1976 Galway SFC victory, Killererin were honoured by the County read more..

11th County Senior Football Championship Medal for Kieran

For most of the past two decades Kieran Fitzgerald has been a central figure in Corofin's stunning success story.This year he captured his 11th Galway Senior Football Championship medal with Corofin, who were able to fend off the challenge of a youthful Salthill-Knocknacarra outfit at Pearse Stadium.Kieran, an All Ireland winner with Galway in 2001, continues to provide leadership and guile for Co... read more..

11th County Senior Football Championship Medal for Kieran

For most of the past two decades Kieran Fitzgerald has been a central figure in Corofin's stunning success story.This year he captured his 11th Galway Senior Football Championship medal with Corofin, who were able to fend off the challenge of a youthful Salthill-Knocknacarra outfit at Pearse Stadium.Kieran, an All Ireland winner with Galway in 2001, continues to provide leadership and guile for Co... read more..

Meelick/Eyrecourt capture Minor B Hurling Title

The sun was far from shining down on Pearse Stadium, but for supporters of East Galway club Meelick/Eyrecourt, the day was a glorious one to be savoured all the same.The swirl from the nearby Atlantic brought with it a deluge minutes prior to throw-in of the County Minor B Final. Once theheavens had shut again, Meelick/Eyrecourt and Craughwell treated the relatively modest crowd to an exciting spe... read more..

County Intermediate Hurling Title for Ahascragh/Fohenagh

Ahascragh/Fohenagh made history on Sunday when they defeated Ballindereen by 2-15 to 0-8 to win the County Intermediate Hurling Title and gain Senior Hurling status for the first time. Founded in 2002 they were defeated in the 2012 and 2014 finals and the 2013 and 2015 semi finals but on this ocassion they were comfortable and deserving winners of the Mick Sylver Cup. Second half goals by Cathal ... read more..

County Football Final Corofin v Salthill/Knocknacarra

Corofin's Alan Burke, left, and Ciaran McGrath of Corofin lift the cup following their victory in the Galway County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Corofin and Salthill-Knocknacarra at Pearse Stadium in Galway. read more..

Meelick/Eyrecourt celebrating Minor B Hurling Final win

Meelick/Eyrecourt Minor B Hurling Team celebrate their County Final victory at Pearse Stadium. read more..

Second Couty Cup win for St. Thomas'

Sean Skehill’s goal 14 minutes from time wrapped up a second Galway SHC title for St Thomas following a county final spoiled by the horrible conditions in Salthill. Just before the key score, Gort had a goal of their own ruled out for square ball as the 2013 All-Ireland club champions claimed the title for just the second time in their history. Both teams had players sent off in added-time... read more..

St. Thomas' singing in the rain at Pearse Stadium

Singing in the rain at Pearse Stadium St. Thomas players celebrate at the end of the Galway County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final.... read more..

Under 21 Awards for Galway's Brian Molloy and Dan Nevin. (2)

Galway’s Brian Molloy is presented with his Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland hurling Under-21 Team of the Year Award by Ger Cunningham, Bord Gáis Energy Judge, at the Bord Gáis Energy Team of the Year Awards in the Mansion House, Dublin. Galway’s Dan Nevin (Cappataggle GAA Club) is presented with his Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland hurling Under-21 Team of the read more..

County Intermediate Football Title for Monivea/Abbeyknockmoy’s

Football Committee Secretary Seamus O’Grady presents the County Intermediate Football Cup to Monivea/Abbeyknockmoy’s Brian Flaherty following his side’s 0-9 to 0-8 victory over Kilkerrin/Clonberne in the final at Pearse Stadium. Football Committee Chairman Tadhg Ó Conghaile presents the man-of-the-match-award the Monivea/Abbeyknockmoy’s Craig Kennedy following t read more..


Minor Hurling Semi-Final goes to Replay

Clarinbridge qualified for the 2016 County Minor Final with an impressive win over Liam Mellows while in the other semi-final Castlegar and Kilnadeema/Leitrim must meet again this weekend following their 3-11 to 1-17 draw at Duggan Park, Ballinasloe. The County Minor Final is fixed for Pearse Stadium on Sunday 16th October with the County Senior Hurling Final.... read more..

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