Monthly Archive

April 2017

Galway Minors advance in Connacht

Galway cruise to Connacht Minor Semi-Final Galway began the quest for their three in a row Connacht Minor championship medals with a win over Mayo in the quarter-final in McHale Park Castlebar, leading at the break by 3-7 to 0-7 they went on to outscore the hosts by eight points to four in part two to qualify for a semi-final clash with Roscommon on Wednesday June 28th. Galway opened with &lsquo... read more..

Galway Under 21's find Dublin too strong in final at Tullamore

Aaron Byrne scored the decisive goal as Dublin became the last ever All-Ireland Under-21 football champions with a thrilling 2-13 to 2-07 victory over Galway at O'Connor Park in Tullamore.Dessie Farrell’s side were 0-05 to 0-04 up at the end of the first-half and the game took off after the interval.A Con O’Callaghan goal looked to have put them on their way, but a goal by Galway win read more..

Galway Girls winners of All-Ireland Minor Medals

Sarsfields Girls after Galway's win in the Minor All-Ireland Final: Sinead Cannon, Sarah Spellman, Siobhan McGrath, Erica Leslie, Yvonne Lyons and Rachel Murphy. Galway's Molly Mannion and Kate Screene with the All-Ireland Cup read more..

Clinical Galway take Allianz League Title with ease against All-Ireland Champions Tipp

Two goals from Jason Flynn and another from Cathal Mannion were among the highlights as Galway turned on the style to crush Tipperary by 16 points in this afternoon's Allianz HL Division 1 final at the Gaelic Grounds.Micheal Donoghue’s side have had a fierce rivalry with the reigning All-Ireland champions in recent years, and they have clashed in the last two All-Ireland semi-finals, with a ... read more..

All-Ireland Under 21 Football Final 2017

EirGrid Under 21 Football Ambassador Sean Cavanagh, Tyrone, with Dublin co-captain Cillian O Shea and Galway captain Michael Daly ahead of their All-Ireland Final clash at O'Connor Park Tullamore on Saturday 29th April. read more..

Allians Hurling League Final 2017

Galway supporters on the pitch during the cup presentation after the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Final Supermac's Pat McDonagh and his wife Una, Galway team sponsors, withcaptain David Burke after the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Final        read more..

Efficient Galway see off Limerick to reach Allianz Hurling League Final

Galway are into a first Allianz Hurling League final since 2010 after Conor Cooney’s second-half goal saw them past Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds.Galway dominated for the most part, other than a bright start to the second-half from Limerick that closed the gap to three points. But after Cooney’s goal and five unanswered points Galway cruised to the final on a scoreline if 1-21 to 1- read more..

Galway shock Kerry to reach All-Ireland Under 21 Football Final

Galway produced a superb display to stun favourites Kerry in an exciting All-Ireland U-21 football semi-final at Cusack Park, Ennis.The Tribesmen led from start to finish and never allowed the Kingdom take control, with Gerry Fahy’s men responding well when Kerry threatened a comeback in the second-half.Galway opened up a 1-07 to 0-01 lead after just ten minutes as they used the strong win read more..

Galway’s Michael Daly selected as the EirGrid GAA U21 Player of the Province for Connacht

After a super display in this year’s EirGrid GAA U21 Connacht Championship, Galway U21 captain, Michael Daly has been named as the EirGrid GAA U21 Player of the Province for Connacht.  Hailing from An Creagan/Mach Locha club, Michael landed this award for the role he played in securing Galway’s first U21 Connacht title since 2013. The Tribesmen disposed of both Leitrim (QF read more..

Galway’s Michael Daly selected as the EirGrid GAA U21 Player of the Province for Connacht

After a super display in this year’s EirGrid GAA U21 Connacht Championship, Galway U21 captain, Michael Daly has been named as the EirGrid GAA U21 Player of the Province for Connacht.  Hailing from An Creagan/Mach Locha club, Michael landed this award for the role he played in securing Galway’s first U21 Connacht title since 2013. The Tribesmen disposed of both Leitrim (QF) ... read more..

Victory over Kildare at Croke Park gives Galway League Title

The ignition provided by their bench was the key to Galway’s victory over Kildare in this afternoon’s Allianz Football League Division 2 Final as the Tribesmen won a match in Croke Park for the first time since 2001. Substitutes Michael Daly and Gareth Bradshaw in particular brought some extra horsepower to the their second-half drive, and in a contest of fine margins that proved de read more..

Galway add Connacht Minor Football League Title to their 2017 list

Galway added another Connacht title to their collection, having already won the FBD and Under 21, when the county minor footballers defeated Sligo in the Connacht Minor Football League Final at Tuam Stadium. Iin the opening half Darragh Silke was Galway's top marksman scoring four points and three coming from Padraic Costello as their side led at the break by seven points 0-8 to 0-1.  Fin read more..

Presenting the match ball to referee at Galway v Kildare

Amy Kemp, age13, from Kilkerrin/Clonberne Ladies football club and nine year old Darragh Brogan from Miltown presenting the match ball to referee Barry Cassidy with Galway captain Gary O Donnell and Kildare captain Fionn Dowling. The two were selected following a competition run by Galway GAA sponsor Supermac's.... read more..

Galway Connacht Under 21 Football Champions 2017

Galway Connacht Under 21 Football Champions 2017Front Row: (left to right) Robert Finnerty, Ruairi Greene, Dessie Conneely, Michael Daly, Antaine Ó Laoi, Colin Brady, Paul Mannion. Back Row: (left to right) Séan Andy Ó Ceallaigh, Kieran Molloy, Dylan McHugh, Ronán Ó Beoláin, Liam Kelly, Colm Brennan, Peter Cooke. ... read more..

The Game

THE GAME is a blue chip, world-class film produced by Crossing the Line - one of Ireland’s leading international documentary producers. THE GAME promises to be a celebration of a truly unique part of Irish culture, Hurling.With the revival of Hurling coinciding with the birth of both cinema and citizen filmmakers what gems lie hidden yet to be discovered? An exhaustivearchive search a read more..

Hurling League Final Management 2017

Galway manager Michéal Donoghue with selectors Noel Larkin and Francis Forde after the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Final between Galway and Tipperary. Photo by Joe Keane read more..

League Football Final Launch

In attendance at the Allianz Football League Finals Media Day in Dublin are, from left, Galway's Shane Walsh, Kildare's Eoin Doyle, Damien O'Neill, Head of Marketing, Allianz Ireland, Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael Aogán Ó Fearghail, Kerry's Shane Enright and Dublin's Philly McMahon. This year, Allianz celebrates 25 years of sponsoring the Allianz Leagues. Visit ww read more..

Camogie side top Division 1 of Littiewoods League and now play Kilkenny

Neither Tipperary nor Wexford managed to achieve the unlikely mathematical feats required to deny Kilkenny a place in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 semi-finals, and the champions will play Galway next Sunday, with Cork facing off against Limerick in the other semi. The Cats fell to their second defeat of the campaign as Katrina Mackey notched up eight points to give Cork the read more..

Footballers earn promotion and place in Division 2 Final at Croke Park

Galway realised their spring objective registering a win to earn a return to Division One of the Allianz Football League.An experimental Kildare outfit caused Galway problems in the west, but Kevin Walsh’s developing side did just enough to secure the spoils.The teams will collide again in the Division Two decider next Sunday which offers another competitive fixture ahead of the Championsh read more..

Hurlers claim victory over Waterford in a game of swaying fortunes

Two goals from Tom Devine in a minute during the second-half looked to have sealed Waterford’s progress into the Allianz Hurling League Semi-Final, but Joe Canning inspired the home side to a stunning late comeback at Pearse Stadium. Waterford didn’t score in the last 19 minutes as Canning hit a penalty and Galway fired an unanswered 1-7 to take the win. Galway now face Limerick, b read more..

Galway Under 21's win an epic Connacht Football Final in extra time

Ultimately a gripping Connacht Under 21 Football Final was decided by Galway’s dynamism and depth.Sligo contributed richly to a thrilling encounter, but Galway had sufficient stamina to pull clear in extra-time when the issue was delicately poised.The underdogs snapped into the contest accumulating an eight point advantage in the first half with Galway in severe distress.Alan McLoughlin&rs read more..

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