Monthly Archive

July 2017

Defensive Galway fail to trouble Kerry in poor football quarterfinal

Allianz League form held good at Croke Park where Kerry, the Division 1 champions, saw off Galway, the Division 2 winners, to claim a familiar All-Ireland football semi-final berth. The Munster champions and 2014 All-Ireland winners brought all their big game experience to bear on the contest with veteran Kieran Donaghy playing an important role. The big full-forward scored a crucial first-hal read more..

Handball success for Mulkerrins Brothers

Brothers Martin and Diarmaid Mulkerrins winners of 60x30 Minor and Intermediate Handball Connacht Titles in Roscommon. read more..

Under 16 Hurling Presentations

Padraic Lohan presents the County Under 16 A Hurling Cup to Athenry captain Donal Parr. Tom Monaghan presents Athenry's Patrick Rabbitte with the Ocean Hygiene player of the match trophy after the County Under 16A Hurling Final. Tom Monaghan presenting Castlegar's Sean Neary with the Ocean Hygiene player of the match trophy after the 16 A1 County Hurling Final. Padraig Lohan presenting read more..

The 'real' Galway show up - now for Croke Park & Kerry

Kevin Walsh’s Galway cruised to victory over Donegal to book an All Ireland Quarter-Final date against Kerry. Galway bounced back emphatically as Johnny Heaney kicked 2-2 and Liam Silke and Danny Cummins scored their other goals in a massive win at Markievicz Park in Sligo. They advance to face Kerry now after beating a poor Donegal side despite having Declan Kyne sent-off in the second- read more..

Galway Minor Hurlers into All-Ireland Semi-Final after Páirc Uí Chaoimh win

Jack Canning – nephew of Ollie and Joe – scored 1-3 as Galway dominated throughout in seeing off Clare in the All-Ireland MHC quarter-final in Páirc Uí Chaoimh . Canning’s goal in the 23rd minute came with the Tribesmen leading by 0-6 to 0-5, having been ahead all through, and their advantage was never less than three points thereafter. Galway had eight scorers read more..

Draws

North GPCMinor Championship Round 2 Draw “A” Championship:Winners Group:Mountbellew/Moylough v GlenamaddyCorofin v Claregalway Losers Group:St. Brendan’s v Monivea/AbbeyAnnaghdown v Kilkerrin/Clonberne/Williamstown “B” ChampionshipWinners Group:Tuam Stars v MenloughBallinasloe v MilltownAthenry v Oranmore/Maree Losers Group:Caherlistrane v HeadfordCaltra v S read more..

Galway tamely surrender Connacht Football Title to Roscommon

Goals from Cian Connolly and Brian Stack in each half saw Kevin McStay lead Roscommon to their first Connacht title in seven years as they avenged last year’s 11-point final defeat with a classy showing at Pearse Stadium.Roscommon dominated from the first minute and only allowed Galway brief moments of supremacy, while an ugly late brawl in injury-time saw Micheal Lundy and Damien Comer se read more..

Impressive Galway win second Leinster Title before 60,000 at Croke Park

A powerful second-half performance at Croke Park propelled Galway beyond a determined but ultimately outclassed Wexford side to their second Leinster Senior Hurling Championship title.Conor Cooney's eight-point haul lit up a provincial decider that will be remembered for the physical power and point scoring ability of Micheal Donoghue's Allianz league champions.Cooney went through three different ... read more..

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