Galway Football Committee chairman Kevin Clancy presenting Mountbellew/Moylough captain Eoin Finnerty with the County Under 21 Cup and on the right Eoin receiving the 'man of the match award' from Liam Challenor (Sponsor). Photos: Mike Hehir


Gort Community School Senior Team that defeatrd The Bish in the Semi-Final of the Connacht Post Primary Schools played at the Connacht Centre of Excellence Bekan Back Row (left to night) Tadhg Dean, Ivan Neilan, Cathal Hegarty, Evan Hunt, Peter Zsiga, Evan Duggan, Darach Fahy, Connell Keane, Enda Egan, Donal Moloney, Aidan Linnane, Oisin Reagan. Front Row: (left to right) Caoimhin Marren, Shane Mc Guane, Padraig Murphy, Tom Healy, Oisin Flannery, Jordan Nolan, Sean Gardiner, Jason O Donoghue, Conor Hennelly, Tom Nolan and Cian Ketelaar.


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The Galway Sports Stars banquet in the Galway Bay Hotel on Saturday night January 27th, will be dominated by the sport of hurling with the county’s glorious run to All-Ireland success celebrated with three different awards – Joe Canning, Player of the Year; Micheál Donoghue, Manager of the Year; and Galway receiving the Team of the Year honour. In the Special Achievement category county champions Liam Mellows’, winning their first county championship in 47, years are acknowledged while one of the county’s greatest ever exponents of the game, Athenry’s P J Molloy will be honoured with the Galway Sports Stars Hall of Fame award for 2017.
The selection panel com prised of: John McIntyre, Connacht Tribune; Billy Coss, Tuam Herald; Mártan Ó Ciadhra, Raidio na Gaeltachta; Frank Farragher, Connacht Tribune; Stephen Glennon, Connacht Tribune; Mark Walsh, Tuam Herald; Michael Glynn, Connacht Tribune; Seán Bán Breathnach, Raidio na Gaeltachta; Keith Kelly, Connacht Tribune; and Dara Bradley, Connacht Tribune.



The All-Ireland winning Galway Minor Hurling team were presented with their All-Ireland Medals at a presentation banquet in the Lough Rea Hotel. The ‘minor player of the year award’ went to captain Darren Morrissey while also honoured were former All-Ireland Minor winning captains and managers.


Back Row: (left to right) Dara Conneely, Simon Thomas, Eamon Hickey, David Jordan, Mark Gill, Calmin Killeen, Darach Fahy, Enda Fahy, Diarmuid O'Brien, Enda Egan. Middle Row: (left to right) Darren Morrissey, T J Brennan, Conor Elwood, Ronan Glennon, Martin McManus, Conor Lee, John Fleming, Conor Fahey, Sam MacArdle, Brendan Lynch. Front Row: Jack Canning, Dylan Shaughnessy, Conor Molloy, Donal Mannion, Evan Hunt, Sean Blehane, Shane Ryan, Mark Kennedy, Ben Moran and Conor Caulfield.


Galway’s All-Ireland minor winning captains: (from left) Darren Morrissey 2017, Sean Loftus 2015, Shane Moloney 2011, Greg Kennedy 1994, Anthony Cunningham 1983, John Culkin 1999 and Conor O'Donovan 1992.