Golds galore for Galway Masters

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

Fifty of Galway’s top athletes returned from Sunday's National Masters Indoors Championships in Athlone with a huge medal haul.

Top of the medal table was Mary Barrett of Loughrea AC who won four golds at Over 60 level. She claimed gold in both jumps, firstly the high jump with a clearance of 1.15n. before setting a championship best performance of 3.21m to win the long jump. She then went on to win both the shot putt and weight for distance throws.

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Friend tells Connacht players to take responsibility ahead of Ospreys’ visit

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Connacht Rugby's development under coach Andy Friend will be tested on Saturday (2.45pm) in a must-win PRO14 fixture to keep their seasonal ambitions alive.

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Medal haul for NUIG athletes at championships

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

NUIG Athletics Club enjoyed a successful Irish University Indoor Championships with a substantial medal haul, including three golds, two silvers and two bronze medals.

Gold came via the talented NUIG women's relay team in Athlone IT Arena on Friday when they raced home in the 4x200m event in a time of 101.69 seconds, an NUIG Record. The squad comprised Sarah Quinn, Ciara Barry, Ellie O'Toole and Nicole Walsh. International athlete Damien Landers won the 3000m with a great final lap, and Eoghan Rodgers secured victory in the weight for distance throw to claim the third gold of the day for NUIG.

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Mooney claims the honours in first race of the year

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Craughwell AC’s Kevin Mooney was the winner of the first race of 2019, finishing the Resolution Run in a superb time of 15:57.

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Galway's Greene breaks national athletic record

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

Many of Galway’s top track and field athletes competed at the AIT Baseline meet last Wednesday in the AIT Arena, but it was Cillin Greene who stole the show,

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Galway coach takes charge at European Cross Country Champs

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

GCH and Athletics Ireland coach Matt Lockett led the Irish Junior and U23 men's teams and the junior women’s squad at the European Cross Country Championships in Tilburg, Netherlands, at the weekend.

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Galway Athletics Report

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

European Cross Country Championships

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Galway Athletics report

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

National cross-country championships

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Galway Athletics report November 19

Thu, Nov 22, 2018

National Cross-Country championships

The blue riband event of the national cross country season takes place next Sunday, in the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown in Dublin, when the national senior, junior, and even age juvenile races from U12 to U18 will be down for decision.

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Galway women’s harriers claim another team medal at national championships

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

Galway City Harriers’ talented women's squad put in another superb performance to take a national team silver medal at the National Marathon championships held in conjunction with the 39th running of the Dublin Marathon at the weekend.

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Galway women aim for hat-trick

Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Some 20,000 runners from across the country take on the 26.2-mile challenge in the National Marathon Championships in Dublin on Sunday, held in conjunction with the 39th edition of the Dublin Marathon.

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Testing conditions for schools’ cross country finals

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

The Connacht Primary Schools Cross Country Finals were held on Saturday in Bushfield grounds, Bullaun, Loughrea. Nearly 500 students took part in what were torrential downpours and testing underfoot conditions.

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Athletes gear up for cross country championships

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

The first day of the Galway County Cross Country Championships will take place at the Palace Grounds in Tuam on Sunday (October 7), with a start time of 1pm.

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Craughwell sets the pace at Castlegar

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Craughwell youngsters were in fine form at Castlegar AC's annual open cross country meet on Saturday,

In perfect conditions for running on a testing course in Merlin Woods City Park, Craughwell's athletes took the top two places in the juvenile 2k race.

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Running like the wind in Oughterard

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

Galway City Harriers Naoise O Gibne and Niamh Hennell took the honours in the annual Run like the Wind 4k races on Saturday.

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Casey wins Claregalway 10k in fast time

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

Top Irish international Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock AC stormed home to win the 31st annual Claregalway 10k road-race on Saturday.

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Silver medals for Galway athletes

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

Galway athletes bagged silver team medals after superb all-round performances in the National Track and Field League final in Tullamore on Sunday.

Galway City Harriers men’s team, under the guidance of team manager Cliff Jennings and Brendan Glynn, placed a superb second in the premier division final with 98 points, behind winners Clonliffe Harriers of Dublin.

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Irish champion claims the thirty-third Streets of Galway

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

John Travers of Donore Harriers won the 33rd edition of the famous Streets of Galway 8k Road Race held on Saturday evening with a superb front running performance, befitting his national champion status.

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Top field takes to Streets of Galway

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

alway city comes alive with runners on Saturday evening for the 33rd edition of the famous Streets of Galway 8k Road Race.

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United set for Boyne battle as promotion race hots up

Thu, Aug 02, 2018

With only five SSE Airtricity League First Division games remaining Galway United travel to the banks of the Boyne to face Drogheda United in a crucial encounter tomorrow, 7.45pm kick off.

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