Monday 27 June 2016
Jigsaw Galway get tee’d up for golf fundraiser
The second annual Jigsaw Galway Am Am golf fundraiser is taking place in Loughrea Golf Club from Monday 18 to Saturday 23 July. This four ball stableford competition is organised by Galway hurler and Jigsaw Ambassador David Collins and sponsored by MJ Conroy Ltd. Speaking at the launch in Jigsaw Galway, David Collins said, “Our Jigsaw Am Am last year was a fantastic event and over €10,000 was raised to support young people’s mental health in...read more...
Galway send Mayo out of Connacht Championship
At a wet McHale Park on a dull summer evening, Galway created the shock of the season when defeating Mayo in the Connacht semi-final to book a final slot against Roscommon in Pearse Stadium on Sunday 10 July. The turning point of the game came with a Tom Flynn goal with 15 minutes remaining to put the visitors in the driving seat thus ending Mayo’s dream of six in a row Connacht titles. Mayo went in at the break with a two point advantage after...read more...
There were a fair few sheepish Mayo heads as they crept back into their offices across Galway on Monday morning. The final team to line out in this year’s championship were Galway and talk about saving the best to last. Saturday night’s victory was simply sensational and so precious, not only in stopping Mayo’s bid for six in a row but putting Galway football back in the conscience of the mass public. With Connacht’s title win, the hurlers...read more...
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