Galway hurlers are likely to be boosted by the return of Daithí and David Burke in time for their NHL clash with All-Ireland champions Tipperary next week, but Shane O’Neill is planning without the services of Joseph Cooney and John Hanbury for the foreseeable future.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2020
When I was walking out of Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening, I noticed some action on the 4G pitch. I knew it couldn’t be some club training so soon after the match so I went over to investigate; it was 13 Tipperary substitutes going hard at it.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
There has been plenty of uncertainty and upheaval in Galway GAA in recent months, but when it comes to Corofin some things never change. They needed a replay for the second year in a row, but for the first time in their history Corofin won their seventh county senior title in a row.
Sun, 03 Nov, 2019
St Thomas have won all three county finals they have played in — having only made it to their first decider in 2012 — and they will go into a repeat of last year’s Galway SHC showdown against Liam Mellows as favourites in two weeks’time to retain the title for the first time.
Sun, 27 Oct, 2019
There has been no wielding of the axe by the Clare management in the wake of last weekend’s 13-point hammering at the hands of Tipperary, with the team named for tomorrow’s game against Limerick showing just one change in personnel.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
Readers know how the NFL draft works: In an effort to maintain competitive balance, teams which perform poorly this season get to choose better prospects coming out of college for next season.opens a similar draft for hurling counties.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
At the end of the match yesterday, I shook hands with Michael Lyster. It may be my last time doing a live TV game with Michael, who retires from RTÉ at the end of this year, and I wanted to acknowledge his help to me, and his absolute professionalism, over the years.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
Corner-back on Clare’s all-conquering teams in 1995 and 1997, but now resident across the border in Oranmore, home of Galway centre-back Gearóid McInerney, Frank Lohan is well-placed to tackle the main questions heading into tomorrow’s All-Ireland semi-final replay between the two counties.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2018
It’s getting on for three weeks since Wexford let a second straight Leinster final appearance slip through their fingers and Rory O’Connor still can’t shake the sense of annoyance that came with their defeat to Kilkenny.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018