Stand your ground and fight: Thoughts on Haye Bellew, Canelo’s tainted legacy, Chisora, college boxing and Khabib Ferguson

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Kieran Molloy (Photo credit: Oughterard Boxing Club on Facebook) It is with some ironic amusement to see Dillian Whyte receive excess praise for knocking out a sub-standard Lucas Browne on the same card that Derek Chisora was fed an opponent who looked like he had wandered into the ring by mistake. There wasn’t much of […]

Galway United sitting pretty in Division One table

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Life in Division One is going well so far for Galway United. At time of writing, they sit in third place on eight points after four games behind UCD and high-scoring Drogheda United. Galway United have drawn with both teams and will be disappointed with mistakes that allowed Drogheda to come back from a two-goal […]

Galway United season preview: Stephen Walsh speaks ahead of the new campaign

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It’s been a topsy-turvy period for Galway United Football Club in recent years. From stadium redevelopment to actual non-existence to amalgamation and reinstatement, life at Eamonn Deacy Park has had more drama and plot-twists than back to back episodes of EastEnders. One man who has experienced the highs and lows of life at Galway is […]

“Mentally I just went from mile to mile”: Galway teacher wins seven marathons in seven days

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Galway teacher Gary Thornton has won the World Marathon Challenge, which involves running seven marathons in seven straight days. Not only did Thornton win the challenge outright but he also won each of the seven individual marathons. These races were held across each of the seven continents throughout the world, starting in Antarctica on 30 […]

Galway girl Niamh Fahey aims to help Irish Ladies reach first ever World Cup In 2018

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Irish International Niamh Fahey from Killannin is hopeful Ireland can continue their good run of form in the World Cup Qualifiers. The side are unbeaten thus far having recorded consecutive 2-0 victories over Slovakia and Northern Ireland as well as holding group leaders Holland to a goalless draw. Fahey’s defensive attributes have contributed to three […]

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.

Galway United F.C step up to top flight

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After a fairy-tale first year for the newly formed club, Galway United F.C are ready to begin life as a top flight side, when they make their Airtricity League bow against Derry City in Eamonn Deacy Park on 6 March.

Galway Rally 2015 Review

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After a hard-fought beginning to the 2015 Colm Quinn BMW Galway International Rally, Donagh Kelly and Ken Flanagan took an emphatic victory aboard their Ford Focus WRC

Professionalism is nigh

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It seems that GAA people talk about change every spring without fail. Player welfare, fixture congestion and the club vs county debate always seem to crop up.

Galway make impressive start to league campaign

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While it is never wise to make predictions based off a league campaign, much less one game in that league, it appears based off Galway’s opening National Football League division 2 game as if they are to drastically change the way they play football.