Tribesmen win again in tough encounter

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

The Galway Tribesmen Rugby League team earned a hard fought victory against the Dublin City Exiles last Saturday at South Park, The Claddagh. The match was billed as a tough, thrilling, encounter and it did not disappoint.

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Tribesmen back to winning ways

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

The Tribesmen returned to winning ways with a comprehensive victory over new outfit Barracudas from Carlow.

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Connacht players rewarded

Thu, May 30, 2019

A successful season for Connacht Rugby continued with the selection of a number of players on Ireland teams.

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Tribesmen open new rugby league season with high hopes

Thu, May 23, 2019

Galway Tribesmen Rugby League team to take to the field this weekend for their first competitive match of the new season.

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Connacht sign off a season of success

Thu, May 09, 2019

"Disappointed men and some tears" was the natural response in the immediate aftermath of Connacht's 21-13 loss to Ulster in this season's Guinness PRO14 quarter-final, but the club can reflect on more positives, none more so than achieving its primary aim of qualifying for Champions Cup rugby for only the second time on merit.

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Ladies fall just short in football final

Thu, May 09, 2019

Having answered everything asked of them this season, Galway Ladies went into Sunday's Lidl NFL division one final against Cork full of confidence.

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O'Reilly takes opening honours in 5k series

Thu, May 09, 2019

A huge field of some 700 runners completed the opening race of the 2019 Galway 5km Series in Caltra.

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Connacht Rugby prepare for arm-wrestle against Ulster

Thu, May 02, 2019

Unashamedly and deservedly, the ‘Fields of Athenry’ was ringing loud and clear in Kingspan Stadium seven months ago. The hurt and frustration of failing to record a single win against Ulster in Belfast in 59 years ended - a ghost laid to rest at last.

When Connacht return to the venue for Saturday's PRO14 quarter-final, they have the opportunity to add to that occasion's heroics, to endorse that victory, and signal another significant turning-point since Connacht's trophy-winning day in 2016.

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Connacht must play for pride and momentum

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

Something of a strange game for Connacht at this time of the season. For the first time, they head into the last PRO14 Conference fixture, having achieved their primary seasonal ambition of playing Champions Cup, and face a Munster side in a similar position - bar their stated aim to finish top of Conference A.

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Connacht back in Champions Cup

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Champions Cup secured, it would be easy for Connacht Rugby to drift towards the end of the season, knowing their primary aim is secured.

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Connacht face early ‘cup final’ clash with Cardiff

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Connacht's impressive development this season will be put to the test on Saturday (3pm) when play-off rivals Cardiff hit the Sportsground for the penultimate PRO14 conference fixture.

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Connemara on the back foot

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Connacht Rugby junior club champions Connemara RFC face favourites Enniscorthy in this year's AIB League round robin qualifier at Monastery Field on Saturday (2.30pm).

The Leinster champions have won their two previous games against Ulster's Instonians and Munster's Clonmel, and will be expected to advance to the senior league next season.

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Disappointing European loss puts all Connacht's focus on the PRO14

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

Connacht's minds are now concentrated solely on Guinness PRO14 action, and the first of the final trio of conference games sees Andy Friend's side travel to Italy to take on Michael Bradley's Zebre on Saturday (6.30pm Irish time).

Having left a European semi-final behind them last weekend, and with it another path to Champions Cup rugby next season, Connacht's only means of qualifying under their own steam rests with the PRO14 championship - thus no slip-ups allowed.

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Connacht's European hopes move to Sale

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

The stakes are getting higher for Connacht as they head into tomorrow evening's European quarter-final against English premiership side Sale at the AJ Bell Stadium (7.45pm).

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Connacht return to action with all eyes on knock-out stages

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

The season hots up for Connacht tomorrow evening in the first of four remaining Pro14 Championship conference games that will determine the club's seasonal ambitions.

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Schools rugby

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

Garbally College, Ballinasloe 31

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Carty is now shining in rugby's arena

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Maybe not a meteoric rise, but something of a slow and determined slog, Jack Carty, now 26, seems to have been around Connacht Rugby for a long time.

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Galway's Greene competes for Ireland

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Cillin Greene of GCH travels to Scotland with the Irish team for the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow this weekend.

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Maree women mark league finish with grand slam

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Maree Basketball Club’s senior women’s side completed the perfect season on Saturday, winning their final league of the campaign to finish with 13 wins from 13.

They hosted Phoenix Rockets from Belfast in Calasanctius College, and despite a slow start, they showed their class to run out 73-56 winners on the day when they were presented with both the Southern Conference Shield and Division 1 Cup.

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Connacht kick off defining block of PRO14 fixtures against visiting Cheetahs

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

Fresh from a two-week break, Connacht return to league action in what will be a defining period in this season's campaign.

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