Purcell Cup 2019 Round One: NUI Galway 5–12 IT Carlow 2–5 By Michael O Connor Reigning Purcell Cup champions NUI Galway enjoyed a winning start against a determined IT Carlow in round one, played in perfect conditions in Dangan on the afternoon of 4 December. Fielding five of last year’s winning side, NUI Galway were tipped by many to secure the league two points. … [Read more...] about Hannify and Donohue secure opening win for reigning champs NUI Galway
By Martha Brennan Following the news that the IRFU would provide mandatory consent classes to all professional players, Cliona Sadlier of the Rape Crisis Network told The Irish Independent; “You need a whole hierarchy to take responsibility, it has to go all the way up and down; you can’t just land it on the players because they are just products of that system.” Sadlier … [Read more...] about Should Irish universities follow the IRFU’s lead and provide consent classes for college athletes?
Division 3 fresher football final: NUI Galway 4–10 DCU Dóchas Éireann 2–6 By Michael O’Connor Success comes to all who wait and persevere. 24 hours after suffering a five – point division 1 league defeat, NUI Galway were in Tubberclair aiming to close out term 1 with a trophy. Ultimately it was achieved with less effort than expected against DCU Dóchas Éireann’s well … [Read more...] about McGuinness saves builds platform for NUI Galway success
Fresher Division 1 football league final: UU Jordanstown 1-11 NUI Galway 1-6 By Michael O Connor Pace and movement off the ball ensured the Division 1 league title for Freshers football was brought up the M50 to Jordanstown on Tuesday evening, as NUI Galway fell short despite a competitive effort. Should one use statistics to portray the story of a game it can … [Read more...] about Stronger UUJ claim Division 1 league crown
By Mark Lynch NUI Galway became the first team this season to take points off leaders UL in the Electric Ireland Senior Hurling League Division 1 Group A on Tuesday 6 November, after a thrilling 0–25 all draw in Dangan. While they’ll be glad to put their run of losses to bed, Jeff Lynskey’s men will be slightly disheartened that they couldn’t seal the win in the … [Read more...] about NUI Galway end Senior Hurling League campaign with captivating draw against UL