Saturday 30 July 2016
Galway book place in semi-finals
Galway answered their critics with a resounding win over Clare at Semple Stadium on Sunday. The game started tight but a goal from Conor Cooney on the 14 minute mark and Joe Canning rattling off five points in the first 32 put Galway eight points ahead at half time, 1-10 to 0-06. Fears that a dressing room talk from Clare manager Davy Fitz, who underwent minor heart surgery on Wednesday, could bring the team back into the game were dismissed 22...read more...
Galway v Tipperary
Kevin Walsh set out his stall this year with one main target. Make Galway competitive in every match they play. Galway had unearthed a brilliant forward line and midfield over the last few seasons but finally the defence is starting to come together and that in turn has raised the standards up the field. Defence is the foundation though and in the off season, Galway should be able to better marry this newfound defence to attack. Dublin didn’t just...read more...
Galway takes gold in Kettlebell Lifting
Galway took gold last weekend in Latvia in the Snatch discipline at the International Union of Kettlebell Lifting (IUKL) Open Youth European Championships held in the Daugsvpils Olympic Centre. The three day event was attended by hundreds of competitors from all over Europe, with the youngest athlete aged 12 years. Sarah Smith, head coach at Galway Kettlebell Club and All Ireland Kettlebell Lifting Federation (AIKLF) Connaught representative, attended...read more...
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