By Ethne Tierney Galway gymnast Emma Slevin was a part of history in Basel, as she finished 19th in the European Championships all-around finals, making her the first female athlete to take part in a final for an Olympic qualifier event. 17-year-old Slevin, from Renmore Gymnastics Club in Galway, performed admirably on the continental stage to achieve an All-Around total of … [Read more...] about Galway athlete makes history at the European Gymnastics All-around finals
By Aaron Deering The European Super League fiasco has shown many football fans around the world that the game of football is no longer about sport or the fans, but instead is about the product and consumers. According to Florentino Perez, one of the ESL’s founding members and Real Madrid President, the European Super League was supposed to ‘save football’. The idea is almost … [Read more...] about Super League farce proves football is no longer the beautiful game
By Oisín Bradley As the regular hallmarks of summer come into clearer effect and plans for a return to normal life post Covid-19 pandemic seem all the clearer, the sense of optimism in gaelic games circles has been sharpened in recent weeks by the prospect of a return to competitive action. The GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association have begun to release their plans for the … [Read more...] about Fresh scope for optimism as gaelic games dates revealed
By Michael Bolton After long consideration and many changes to the format of the competition, the PRO14 Rainbow Cup gets underway this weekend. This competition was originally planned to be a first glimpse for fans to see South African opposition against European sides ahead of the Lions tour in the summer and the PRO16 next season. However, due to safety concerns, … [Read more...] about What can we expect from the Rainbow Cup?
Galway WFC 4-1 Treaty United By Oisín Bradley at Eamonn Deacy Park The sun may have been beating down on Eamonn Deacy Park, but a ruthless Galway WFC barely broke sweat in a sweeping win over a toothless Treaty United. Any side coming into a game off the back of a 7-1 defeat last week would always be short on confidence, and that was the case for the women from … [Read more...] about Fantastic Galway WFC sweep Treaty aside