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 After a busy Christmas period and a turbulent January in the top tiers of English football, league tables are well and truly starting to take shape in what has been a bizarre season with even stranger results across the footballing pyramid. Here, we’re going to be casting an eye over how some of our local talents have fared, including two men … [Read more...] about Galway English Men
Galway WFC 2-3 Wexford Youths By Oisín Bradley at Eamonn Deacy Park; 69TH-minute substitute Lauren Kelly’s strike ten minutes from time was the difference as Wexford Youths ended Galway WFC’s hopes of FAI Cup glory this evening. The ball fell to Kelly six yards from the goalmouth, and while her finish was simple, it proved vital as the girls in black ensured … [Read more...] about Kelly’s strike sinks Galway’s FAI Cup hopes.
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.
By Tomás Keating On St. Patrick’s Day, Corofin cemented themselves as one of the greatest club teams of all time. It is not only the fact they retained their title, but it is the fashion in which they did it. The North Galway club are the complete antithesis to most inter-county teams nowadays, in terms of style of play. Corofin became the third club to retain the Andy … [Read more...] about Dominant final display secures Corofin’s place amongst the greats