Image by Uni of Galway Volleyball Club on Instagram Friday October 27 signals the start of this year’s volleyball intervarsity. I decided to go down and visit their training last Wednesday. Upon entering the Kingfisher Hall, I was greeted with a raucous atmosphere. It was clear they were already in complete prep for this weekend. This year, the University of … [Read more...] about University of Galway volleyball intervarsity preview
By Oisín Bradley Sports Editor A star-studded NUI Galway side produced a crowning performance as they swept to a three-point win over UCD to claim their 22nd Sigerson Cup crown and end their eleven-year drought. It was a game which will be remembered for the imperious performance of Caltra man Michael Meehan. On the day, he made Pairc Ui Rinn his stage from corner … [Read more...] about Reeling SIN the Years; Remembering NUIG’s stunning 2003 Sigerson success
By Oisín Bradley Sports Editor There have been many NUI Galway students, both past and present, listed among the 2020 GAA Gaelic Football and Hurling All-Star nominees. In all, seven NUIG men were nominated for the hurling All-Stars, with two current students also being nominated for young footballer of the year by the judiciary committee. Both Tommy Conroy and Oisín … [Read more...] about NUI Galway feature heavily in All Stars nomination list.
FRESH off her Irish 100m Hurdle success, final year student Sarah Quinn talks Tokyo, balancing college and sport and forging friendships in the college athletics club. By Oisín Bradley (Twitter @OisinBradley) NUIG Commerce student Sarah Quinn completed a remarkable feat in late August, as she secured gold in some fashion at the Irish Life Health National Senior … [Read more...] about “I’ll just have to take it in my stride!” – Irish Hurdles Champion Sarah Quinn.
Electric Ireland Fresher Division 1 football final NUI Galway 2-13 DCU 1-15 By Michael O Connor Champions, but only just, as a skilful fast paced NUI Galway side were made work for the title against a DCU Dochas Eireann in the All Ireland Fresher football final in a well-appointed Tubberclair on Thursday 14 March. DCU arrived at the Westmeath venue chasing their fourth … [Read more...] about Heneghan and Conroy combine to end 13-year NUI Galway fresher wait