As the top flights of English football are on hiatus and Ireland’s World Cup qualifiers get underway in Belgrade this Wednesday evening, the Boys in Green and their vociferous supporters will be awaiting kick-off vs Serbia with trepidation. Stephen Kenny is currently facing something of a selection dilemma, with a myriad of players carrying injuries and forcing him to … [Read more...] about Galway men abroad: Pressure cranks up as internationals loom
The All-Ireland Ladies Semi-Final last December was the scene of a bizarre chain of events which saw Galway ladies gaelic football team arrive onto the pitch to warm up seven minutes before the throw-in in Croke Park. Ultimately, on the day the women in maroon fell to a 2-17 to 0-13 defeat at the hands of a strong Cork side at HQ, but the events of the game have had a huge … [Read more...] about OPINION: While our gaelic games organisations stay separate, problems like Galway’s will never end.
Whilst the youthful Kate Slevin converted a penalty late in the day to add a bit of drama to proceedings, it was a case of too little, too late for Galway WFC as this pre-season clash ended in defeat at the hands of Peamount United. It was a game in which Billy Clery and co would’ve learned a lot about themselves as they went up against the best in the country, and their … [Read more...] about Peamount pip Galway in Patrick’s Day pre-season clash
By Oisín Bradley Sports Editor It’s been change aplenty in the management structure at Galway WFC as they gear up for an exciting 2021 campaign, with Dave Bell joining Billy Clery’s coaching staff for the upcoming SSE Airtricity Women’s National League season. Bell is a man with plenty of experience in women’s football, and will be looking his guile and know-how around … [Read more...] about Galway WFC shake up their coaching set up ahead of new season
By Oisín Bradley Sports Editor The Gaelic Athletic Association have confirmed the cancellation of all third level Gaelic Games competitions for the 2020/21 Academic Year The move to cancel all university competition, which encompasses the Sigerson and Fitzgibbon cups, as well as all Fresher gaelic football and hurling competitions for the season, will likely come as a … [Read more...] about Despair for fans as Sigerson and Fitzgibbon fall foul of Covid-19