Monthly Archive

November 2016

Sportsfile - 'A Season of Sundays'

A new function is found for the Galway kit van as members of the backroom team avail of the vantage point for a home game against DCU. Picture by David Maher in SPORTSFILE'S "A Season of Sundays 2016" which is now on sale and is an ideal Christmas gift. read more..

Award for the Fr. Liam Kitt

Jodie O'Keeffe and Francis Coleman daughters of the late Bertie Coleman presenting the Bertie Coleman Coíste na nÓg Special Achievement Award to Michael Kitt who accepted on behalf of his uncle Fr. Liam Kitt. read more..

Junior A Football Champions 2016

Louise Sweeney presenting the Paddy Sweeney Memorial Cup to Tomas Brennan and Cathal Moran, joint-captains of the Kilkerrin-Clonberne team county Junior A Football champions.... read more..

All-Ireland Handball Winners 2016

All-Ireland Handball Winners: Boys 15U - Jason Ó Tuathail (Inis Mór), Girls 15U - Niamh Heffernan (Claregalway), Ladies B - Eimear Ní Bhiadha (Micheál Breathnach) and  Boys 17U - Diarmuid Mulkerrins (Moycullen)   read more..


Ahascragh/Fohenagh crowned Connacht Champions after replay

Cathal Mannion shot a personal tally of 2-11 for the Galway Intermediate Hurling Champions, Ahascragh/Fohenagh, who won the Connacht Final Replay at Athleague. The winners led by 0-9 to 0-7 at the break after playing into the breeze.Cathal's brother Padraig excelled in defence in a sweeper role and with midfielder Laurence Tully also to the fore throughout, the Galway representatives got a grip on... read more..

Tommy Larkins celebrating Under 21 hurling win

County Under 21 B Champions Tommy Larkins celebrating their victory in the County Final at Kenny Park. read more..

Corofin v Castlebar Mitchels

Michael Farragher of Corofin, the winners, is tackled by Shane Hopkins of Castlebar Mitchels during the AIB Connacht GAA Football Senior Club Championship semi-final match between Castlebar Mitchels and Corofin at Elverys MacHale Park in Castlebar... read more..

Corofin will play St. Bridget's in Connacht Club Final

Corofin set up a Connacht SFC club final meeting with St Brigid’s of Roscommon after defeating the reigning provincial champions in their own backyard at McHale Park in Castlebar.It will be a repeat of the 2011 Connacht final in two weeks when Corofin will be bidding for their seventh provincial title against a Brigid's side going for their fifth.Corofin, backed by the wind, made the most of... read more..

Corofin will play St. Bridget's in Connacht Club Final

Corofin set up a Connacht SFC club final meeting with St Brigid’s of Roscommon after defeating the reigning provincial champions in their own backyard at McHale Park in Castlebar.It will be a repeat of the 2011 Connacht final in two weeks when Corofin will be bidding for their seventh provincial title against a Brigid's side going for their fifth.Corofin, backed by the wind, made the most of... read more..

Galway's first Under 21 Hurling Team in 1964

Members of first ever Galway Under 21 Hurling team in 1964 that played Waterford in Limerick were honoured at a recent function of the Bareoirí. Back Row: (left to right) Tommy O'Rourke. Mossy Walsh, Ted Duffy, Thomas Duffy, Vincent Connaire, John Noone. Front Row: (left to rigth) Tony Fahy, Padraic Niland, Michael Duignan (Guest), J J Kelly and Lar Forde, read more..

All-Star Award Winners

Galway hurlers Daithí Burke, left, and David Burke with their awards at the 2016 GAA/GPA Opel All-Stars Awards in the Convention Centre in Dublin. Dave Sheeran, Managing Director, Opel Ireland, Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael Aogán Ó Fearghail, Dermot Earley, GPA President, with the 2016 All-Star Hurling team, back row, from left, Cathal Barrett, Tipperary read more..

Masters Football Team are pipped by Cavan in Semi-Final

Galway Gaelic Masters Football Team fell short in their attempt to make their 5th final in 5 years, halted by a very good Cavan team performance in Ballymote Co. Sligo. Galway started the brightest with a well taken point from Ballygar’s Thomas Finneran. Cavan then replied with 2 points from Rapheal Rodgers and Michael Clinch before Glenamaddy’s Shay Walsh scored a trademark long range... read more..

Claregalway Hotel Football Dream Teams 2016

This years Galway Senior and Intermediate Football Dream Teams have been announced and are sponsoed again by the Claregalway Hotel - the teams are as follows: Senior Team1 Bernie Power – Corofin2 Cathal Silke – Corofin3 Finian Hanley – Salthill/Knocknacarra4 Gavin Duffy – Salthill/Knocknacarra5 Kieran Molloy – Corofin6 Kieran Fitzgerald – Corofin7 Conor Hollora... read more..

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