Connacht suffer Champions Cup loss

Sat, Jan 13, 2024

Lyon 34
Connacht 20

Connacht 20

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Record entry for Fields of Athenry 10k

Thu, Jan 11, 2024

The annual Fields of Athenry 10k attracted a record entry of almost 1900 athletes on takes place St Stephens Day at 11am in the town, The traditional post Christmas race organised by host club Athenry AC was once again a resounding success with a top-quality field in attendance.

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Review of the sporting year

Thu, Dec 28, 2023

The colourful look back on the year of sport in Galway by Ralph O'Gorman has become an iconic part of the New Year's reflection on the event on and off the field and tracks over the past twelve months. Enjoy.

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Maigh Cuilinn hope to shake off rust with victory in capital

Thu, Dec 07, 2023

Maigh Cuilinn enter this weekend’s Basketball Ireland Superleague matchup in the rare position of being favourites away from home when they travel to Dublin to face St. Vincent’s of Glasnevin.

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Craughwell steal the show at National Novice Cross Country

Thu, Dec 07, 2023

On a dramatic day in Navan last Sunday, at the National Novice and Unvene Ages Cross Country championships, Craughwell athletes stole the show with a fantastic team win in the hugely competitive Men’s race over 6km. William Fitzgerald of Craughwell made it a double celebration as he raced home to a superb silver medal after always being at the front of affairs in an enthralling race won by Michael Murphy of Tullamore.

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World champion Melling to showcase his skills at Tribes Pool Academy

Thu, Nov 30, 2023

Pool fans in Galway get a chance to pit their skills against world champion Chris Melling at the state of the art Tribes Pool Academy on Tuesday December 12.

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Rowing success continues for city club

Thu, May 25, 2023

Galway Rowing Club crews enjoyed success at the recent Nottingham City Regatta.

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Everard delivers commanding win at universities' championship

Thu, Apr 27, 2023

Galway athletes once again came away with a substantial medal haul at the weekend's Irish Universities Track and Field Championships at Dundrum South Dublin Athletics Track.

Among the highlights was Fiona Everard’s commanding win for University of Galway in the women's 5000 metres in a time of 17.11.

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Medal haul for young athletes at national indoor event

Thu, Apr 06, 2023

Galway athletes once again came away with a substantial medal haul at the National Juvenile Indoor Championships held at the weekend.

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UG's Everard delivers gold with dominant display

Thu, Mar 16, 2023

University of Galway's Fiona Everard won gold at the prestigious Irish Universities Cross Country Cross Country Championships in UL in Limerick.

Everard delivered a brilliant run, and was in dominant form after making her decisive move on the first lap of the 5k long women’s race.

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Medal haul for Galway athletes at Connacht indoor champs

Thu, Mar 02, 2023

Galway clubs enjoyed success the Connacht Indoor Athletic Championships held over two days in Athlone at the weekend.

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Craughwell women win bronze in national league

Thu, Feb 16, 2023

Craughwell AC had one of its best team achievements on Saturday when the senior women’s team won bronze medal in the National League final in Dublin.

Pitted against the top 16 clubs in Ireland over over days, the women excelled to take the medal in an event which went right down to the wire. And in the last race of the day, the 4x200m, the Craughwell quartet blitzed the field to secure medal winning points.

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Meehan storms home in first mini-marathon

Thu, Feb 09, 2023

More than 400 athletes took part in a hugely successful inaugural running of the Craughwell AC organised Women’s Mini Marathon held on Bank Holiday Monday.

Jane Ann Meehan of GCH was the overall winner, storming home in a time of 38.06 for a clear victory. Shauna Bocquet of Craughwell AC won the wheelchair category in a superb time of 28.16.

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Students scoop medals in intervarsities track and field

Thu, Feb 02, 2023

University of Galway athletes secured four medals at the Intervarsities Indoor Track and Field Championships held in the National Indoor Arena in Dublin on Saturday.

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Outstanding performances from Craughwell women

Thu, Jan 26, 2023

The Craughwell Senior Women’s team had another outstanding day at Round 2 of the National League held in Athlone Indoor Arena. Managed by Sarah Finnegan, the team put in some top-drawer performances across the range of events to qualify for the final in second place on the leader board, just one point off table toppers DSD AC.

The team comprising Sarah Finnegan, Siofra Davis, Caoimhe Kilkenny, Jade Moorhead, Leonore Church, Eva Kelleher, Grace McKermitt, Rachel Finnegan, Sinead Treacy, Aisling Keady, Laura Cunningham Sinead Gaffney and Holly Shaughnessy now go forward to the National final.

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Moran produces storming run in The Fields of Athenry 10k

Thu, Jan 12, 2023

In the 21st edition of the famous The Fields of Athenry 10k race, organised by local club Athenry AC on St Stephen's Day, Ellen Moran of GCH returned to action with a storming run to take victory in the women's event.

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Connacht will need greater accuracy to halt Leinster’s title march

Thu, Dec 29, 2022

New Year tests do not come much bigger for Connacht than Sunday’s URC fixture with eight-time champions Leinster.

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Runners, joggers and walkers get ready for annual GOAL Mile

Thu, Dec 22, 2022

On your marks! The traditional Goal Mile returns to the city and county

The GOAL Mile will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year, with some 25,000 participants running a mile to raise funds for the poorest and most vulnerable communities across the world.

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