Tracey Leonard fired goals in each half as Galway claimed their third TG4 Connacht Ladies SFC title in a row, but they needed to fend off a strong Mayo comeback to claim the win in the first Connacht final staged in Munster.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2019
When it comes to concussion in sport, players lie because they do not want to come off, and team managers lie because they don’t want to take the player off — but the overriding message is “when in doubt, take them out”, an expert in sports medicine has warned.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
Galway football captain Damien Comer, who has not featured for the county this year because of an ankle injury, is hopeful of making his comeback in the Connacht final, should the Tribesmen reach a fourth successive provincial decider.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
Cork and Munster champions Mourneabbey have marched into a fourth All-Ireland Senior Ladies Club Football Final in five seasons. Meanwhile, substitute Roisin McGovern proved the match-winner for Foxrock-Cabinteely in the day's second semi-final.
Sun, 18 Nov, 2018
All-Ireland ladies champions Carnacon are waiting on official contact from Mayo LGFA officials before deciding whether or not to appeal the red cards shown to Fiona McHale and Doireann Hughes in Sunday’s SFC semi-final win over Moy Davitts.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2018
The ongoing Mayo ladies football row, which saw eight members of the Carnacon club withdraw from the Mayo panel, has brought claim and counter-claim from the players, manager Peter Leahy and the Mayo LGFA, which has backed the manager at all times.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2018
Hey, it’s actually got quite interesting the last few weeks, hasn’t it? In fact, it’s been rather decent, don’t you agree? You weren’t exactly expecting us or anyone else to be saying that about the 2016 football championship, were you?
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
Niall Carew has hit out at Joe Brolly for continuing what he says is a “vendetta” against Kieran McGeeney and dismissed the pundit’s contention that Kildare’s players were too afraid to make mistakes under McGeeney’s stewardship.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Alan Dillon admits that Mayo’s dismantling of Sligo in Sunday’s Connacht final may have done little to prepare them for the more taxing business of the All-Ireland series when opponents will surely show more defensive nous.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015