Friday 26 August 2016
Dublin v Kerry
A few weeks ago I said the hurling had yet to produce any great games and hey presto we were served three fine spectacles. On the football side it was hard to believe last Sunday’s match was an All Ireland semi final such was the lack of excitement in the crowd but even more so the RTE commentary box where Marty Morrissey and Tommy Carr had about as much enthusiasm and passion for the game as you’d hear for a lawn bowls encounter on BBC2. Let’s...read more...
Minors make Final
Galway are into the GAA Football All-Ireland Minor Championship Final for the first time in nine years, after confidently beating Donegal at Croke Park on Sunday. Robert Finnerty (1-5) and Desmond Conneely (1-2) were among the Galway Minors delivering strongly on the day, with Finnerty answering Donegal’s early pointing and scoring Galway’s first goal on the five minute mark. From there, Galway powered ahead, with Evan Murphy and Eoin McGettigan...read more...
Disappointing loss at home for United
Galway United slumped to a frustrating 2-0 loss against Bray Wanderers at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday. Goals at the end of both halves from Dylan Connolly and Chris Lyons secured the points for the Seagulls, who went unbeaten in eight games after leaving Galway with the three points. A scrappy first half contained little chances of note. Six minutes had elapsed when Marc Ludden crashed a header off the post after Colm Horgan set him up. Debutant Sam...read more...
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