NUI Galway Men reign supreme in All-Ireland Basketball final

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It was jubilation for the NUI Galway Men’s Basketball team on 14 March as they emerged victorious in their All-Ireland final clash with Ulster University Jordanstown to win the NBCC Men’s Division One League. The Corribside team clinched the title by 79 points to 62. Captain Patrick Lyons was named MVP on the day. NUI […]

NUI Galway athlete photo-call shows “diversity in our university”, says athletic director

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A small sea of green covered the quadrangle here in NUI Galway last Thursday. They were of various backgrounds and genders, the only students on campus wearing shorts on a cold February day. Floating around in small groups chatting, they impatiently waited for their call from the university’s Athletic Director Mike Heskin. Many were kitted […]

First year student Aislinn Meaney making her mark in the Irish national squad

Since the start of the college year Aislinn Meaney has made two major step ups in her life.   First she moved away from home and into NUI Galway to start her college degree, something that nearly everyone reading this has probably experienced.  Her second step up was altogether much rarer.   On January 18 of this year, the Clare woman […]

The bell for Round Two rings as charity boxing returns despite Maynooth withdrawal

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After last November’s grudge fight night against GMIT, the Students’ Union and the NUI Galway Cancer society have lined up another night of white collar boxing in the Galmont Hotel set to take place on March 16.   24 students will put on the gloves and step into the ring on a night which will raise money for the charities Amach LGBT Galway, Draíocht, Domestic Violence Response […]

Are the GAA disregarding the pressure faced by their University players?

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“You wouldn’t do it to a greyhound” After Kerry footballer David Clifford limped off the pitch in Castlebar with a hamstring injury last week, debates have been sparked over whether or not student GAA players with county profiles are exerting themselves by trying to keep up with January’s hectic GAA calendar. Over the past week […]

8km to a better you

At the launch of the NUI Galway 8k (l-r): Brian King, Kingfisher Club; Dr Pat Morgan, VP for the Student Experience, NUI Galway; Justin McDermott, Jigsaw Galway; and Emer Kavanagh, Aerogen.

NUI Galway and Kingfisher Fitness Club announce details of annual 8km race in aid of Jigsaw

Is there too many demands on sports people and a lack of outlets for them when they retire?

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The life of an athlete is a tough one. Hours of training, multiple sacrifices and utmost dedication are needed to reach the top of your game.

NUIG Prevail in League Decider

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Sligo 5 – NUIG 14

Cork Con down NUIG-Corinthians

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NUIG-Corinthians Dazzle at Dangan

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