Thursday 27 April 2017
Titles for Tribesmen Titles for Tribesmen
There must be something in the water in Galway again and thankfully I don’t think it’s cryptosporidium this time. Both the hurlers and the footballers have lifted national league silverware in the space of a couple of weeks and now the U21 footballers enter Tullamore on Saturday evening as favourites to win their sixth and of course their last All Ireland U21 as this will be the final year of the U21 level. Let’s hope the Clarke Cup will find...read more...
United draw against Limerick
Galway United came away from the Markets Field with a point against fourth place Limerick, thanks to a wonder strike from David Cawley. Buoyed by the confidence of recent results in the league and EA Sports Cup, Shane Keegan’s side crossed the Shannon with hopes of a positive result. Early pressure from Limerick yielded a chance for the home side, Chiedoze Ogbene capitalised on a slip from Lee Grace and shot low after advancing into the box, but it...read more...
Galway outplay All-Ireland champions
Galway claimed their first league title since 2010 on Sunday, following an intense game against All-Ireland champions Tipperary in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Final at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. In front of a 16,089-strong crowd, Galway were the aggressors from the off and despite some early inaccuracies scored 10 points to Tipp’s four within the first 30 minutes. By half time, the Galway 0-11, Tipperary 0-5 scoreline reflected the...read more...
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