Connacht head coach Pete Wilkins before the EPCR Challenge Cup quarter-final match between Benetton and Connacht at Stadio Monigo in Treviso, Italy.

Rugby

URC focus for Connacht as top eight race intensifies

Thu, Apr 18, 2024

Connacht’s focus switches this week to securing a top eight spot in the United Rugby Championship. Last weekend, Pete Wilkins' side failed to qualify for a European Challenge Cup semi-final.

Galway hurler Conor Whelan at the launch of the eir GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship in Croke Park ahead of the 2024 season kick off.

GAA

Hurlers’ hunt for Liam begins in Leinster

Thu, Apr 18, 2024

By Alan Dooley
The Galway senior hurlers’ quest for Liam McCarthy gets underway this Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium at 2pm. Carlow will travel west for a low-key Leinster championship opening round contest.

Galway United’s Julie-Ann Russell celebrates scoring against Bohemians with Jenna Slattery in the SSE Airtricity League of Ireland Women’s Premier Division clash. 
Photo: Mike Shaughnessy

Soccer

NI Premiership champions travel to Terryland

Thu, Apr 18, 2024

Galway United Women host Glentoran on Saturday evening in Eamonn Deacy Park in the Avenir Sports All-Island Cup.

Connacht march on to a European quarter-final where they will face a familiar foe.

Athletics

Renewed self-belief for Connacht as quarter-final beckons

Thu, Apr 11, 2024

Familiar URC foes Connacht and Benetton meet again in European rugby on Sunday. A much sought-after semi-final spot in this year’s European Challenge Cup is the prize.

Aoife Raftery in action at the European Rally Championship in Hungary.

Other

Career best finish for Galway rally driver in Hungary

Thu, Apr 18, 2024

Aoife Raftery has achieved her best performance in an FIA European Rally Championship event by finishing fourth overall. This is three places better than previously, when she finished seventh in the Czech Republic last season.

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