Monthly Archive

March 2017

Croke Park to Killimor Cycle for Pieta House on Sunday

Killimor GAA Club in association with Pieta House are undertaking a sponsored cycle from Croke Park to Killimor next Saturday April 1st. The purpose of the cycle; to raise awareness of the ‘Mind your Men’ Pieta House campaign and help with club facility development costs is a mammoth undertaking which the club members have embraced with great enthusiasm. Leaving Croke Park at approxi read more..

Footballers a step closer to promotion after visit to Newry

Galway enhanced their prospects of a return to Division One of the Allianz Football League for the first time since 2011 with three second-half goals in Pairc Esler. Despite playing the final 25 minutes with 14 men following the straight red card dismissal of defender Declan Kyne, Galway dominated the second half and left Down needing a victory away to Cork next week to avoid relegation. Two goa... read more..

David Burke inspires Galway to victory at Gaelic Grounds

All-Star midfielder David Burke produced a stunning display for Galway as they ended Division 1B campaign with a fourth win at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Limerick led by 1-13 to 0-15 at the end of an exciting opening half which saw Cian Lynch strike for the only goal of the game just before the break. But David Burke was a colossus at the start of the second-half, and he reeled off five p read more..

Stylish Under 21 Footballers advance to Connacht Final

Second half goals from Dessie Conneely and susbtitute Eoin Finnerty sealed a hugely satisfying Galway win at Tuam Stadium. The 2016 All Ireland champions Mayo were well beaten by Gerry Fahy's stylish Galway outfit, who eventually pulled clear in the closing stages. Holders Mayo were resilient throughout, but Galway, inspired by Peter Cooke and Michael Daly, closed out the deal effectively to set... read more..

AIB Bank Home Insurance - Club Funding

Continuing a long-standing tradition of supporting the GAA, AIB Bank has come up with a great new way to help local clubs raise much needed funding. Every time a new AIB Home Insurance Policy is taken out €50 will be sent to the customers nominated club. In attendance at an event for South Galway Clubs were representatives from St. Thomas, Gort, Kinvara & Beagh hurling clubs, AIB Gort S read more..

Derek Savage was honoured recently by his club Cortoon Shamrocks

Former Galway football star Derek Savage was honoured recently by his club Cortoon Shamrocks at an appreciation evening - photographed with him at the event is his wife Cathriona. read more..

Galway supporters Joel and Shay Cole at Tuam Stadium

Galway supporters Shay Cole, age 6, right, with his younger brother Joel, age 3, from Galway watch on during the Allianz Football League Division 2 Round 5 match between Galway and Derry at St. Jarlath’s Park in Tuam, Co Galway. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile read more..

Juvenile Football sponsors Wers Waste presentation

WERS WASTE PRESENTATIONWers Waste are great supporters of juvenile football in Galway.Paul Gleeson is pictured here (second from left ) making thepresentation of the WERS sponsorship for 2017. Also in the photograph are from left: Padraic Neenan Coiste Peil na nOg Secretary,Peter Bane Coiste Peil na nOg Chairman and Noel Finnegan read more..

Galway go to top of Division 1 in Lidl Ladies Football League

Ace forward Tracey Leonard made a welcome late return from cruciate knee ligament damage as Galway joined holders Cork at the head of affairs in Division 1 of the Lidl Ladies National Football League.Two Róisín Leonard goals, and another from Ailbhe Davoren, helped the Tribeswomen to see off Kerry by 3-06 to 1-10 on Sunday afternoon.Dublin could have made it a three-way tie at the to... read more..

Supermac's Inter-firm Hurling Presentation

John McDonagh (captain of Supermacs) receiving the All-Ireland Junior Hurling Cup from John Gray (Registrar of Interfirms GAA) read more..

All-Ireland success for Supermac's Hurling Team

Supermacs All-Ireland Interfirms Junior Hurling Champions.Back Row: (left to right) Padraig Daly, Daniel Lally, David Concannon, Paul Kennedy, Dara Cooney, Clement Earls, Keith Hardiman, Evan Curley, Tomas Hoban, Oisin Coyle, Fintan Burke, Daniel McManus, Conor Quinlan. Front Row: (left to right) Oisin Quinlan, Padraig Earls, Conor Gardiner, Cathal Keane, Eanna Ryan, John McDonagh, Iomar Creaven read more..

Galway Football Captain raises League Cup

Galway captain Gary O'Donnell lifts the Division 2 cup following their victory in the Allianz Football League Division 2 Final between Kildare and Galway at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile read more..

Coiste Péil na nÓg Committee 2017

Coiste Peil na nÓg Committee 2017Front Row: (left to right) Lawrence Cunningham, Mary Flaherty, Peter Bane (Chairman), Padraic Neenan (Secretary), Larry Lohan (PRO) Back Row: (left to right) Noel Finnegan, Joe Flaherty, Frank Walsh, P J Rabbitte, Bert Curran, Tommy Kelly (President) and John Hegarty. read more..

Galway coast past Kingdom at Austin Stack Park to take League points

In the end class usually tells and so it was in Tralee this afternoon as Galway claimed an expected third Division 1B win in this fourth round contest against a courageous but limited Kerry team. The return of Joe Canning after suffering a hamstring injury in last year's All-Ireland semi-final was the main talking point in the build-up, and the Portumna man finished his day's work with nine point... read more..

New President of the GPA is Galway's David Collins (Liam Mellows)

Former Galway Hurler David Collins is the new President of the Gaelic Players Association after being elected by the organisations National Executive Committee. He replaces Dermot Earley who stepped down as GPA President after 3 years following his appointment as Chief Executive of the players’ body in February. David has been heavily involved in the work of the GPA for the last number of y... read more..

Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael Aogán Ó Fearghail conducted the GAA National Club Draw in Croke Park (2)

The winners were confirmed of the 2017 GAA National Club Draw after the event took place in Croke Park. In the region of €1.5 million was raised through the draw with all funds retained by clubs who took part in the draw. The tickets were drawn by Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Aogán Ó Fearghail who said: "The club draw is the GAA's way of helping clubs. ... read more..

Sarsfields Mini-Games Camogie Team

Sarsfields Team that played Slaughtneill in the Mini-Games match played at half-time of the Camogie Senior Club Final at Croke Park. read more..

GAA Summer School 2017

Industry experts will discuss ‘Sport and Politics’ at the 2017 GAA Museum Summer School,including internationally renowned activist and sociologist Dr.Harry Edwards Who said that politics and sport should not mix? The GAA Museum is hosting a fascinating series of talks at Croke Park this summer from Thursday 29th June to Saturday 1st July examining the theme of ‘Sport and Pol read more..

Battling Sarsfields denied by Derry's Slaughtneil in Club Camogie Final

A RECORD attendance witnessed an Ulster team winning the AIB All-Ireland Camogie Senior Club Championship for only the second time as Slaughtneil proved strongest on the home straight after a ding-dong battle with a resolute Sarsfields. It is a first success for a Derry side but just further torment for Galway, as it represented a fifth consecutive final defeat for the county’s representati... read more..

Too easy for Galway at Pearse Stadium against Laois

Cathal Mannion’s 1-5 haul ensured Galway cruised to an emphatic Allianz Hurling League Division 1B success over Laois in Salthill. There was never any sign of a surprise in Salthill as Galway delivered a polished first half display quickly seizing the initiative. Following a disappointing loss to Wexford Galway were primed for this game reeling off nine points without reply in the opening ... read more..

Meath get the spoils with late goal against Galway at Navan

Donal Lenihan's 66th minute goal and 1-5 haul proved decisive at Pairc Tailteann where Meath came from behind to secure a significant win in the Division 2 promotion race. Connacht champions Galway led by three points with 60 minutes on the clock, but it was the hosts that finished stronger with Lenihan's goal putting them into a lead they would hold onto. The result is a real boost to Meath who... read more..

Get involved with GAA Rounders

John West Feile na nGael – GAA Rounders - June the 10th 2017 - Venues – Carlow, Kilkenny, and Wexford. Event – Under 14 Boys & Under 14 Girls. Panel of 12 players aged between 11 years and 14 years of age. Entry fee - €50.00. Closing date for entries -  Wednesday the 5th April.  Please email the secretary at secretary.rounde read more..

Galway dressing room before Allianz Football League

Cathal Walsh, son of Galway manager Kevin Walsh sets up the Galway dressing room before the Allianz Football League Division 2 Round 2 game between Fermanagh and Galway at Brewster Park in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile read more..

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