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.

Galway Ready to Rally

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The 2015 Colm Quinn BMW Galway International Rally, running from February 6-8, looks set to be a cracker of an event, with top-class entries and a fantastic route in South Galway writes Yvonne Clinton.

Chiefs Sclap the Westerners

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Connacht 24 Exeter Chiefs 33 Attendance 5,088

Galway United F.C Going Up

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In years to come, it is very likely that Galway United F.C fans will look back at 2014 as the most important season in their history.

A Year Of Change For Connacht

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Coming into 2014, Connacht were at an all too familiar point. They had just lost Mike McCarthy, their only Ireland international, before the new season began; an all too familiar scenario for Connacht fans, who had watched Sean Cronin, Fionn Carr and Ian Keatley leave to join their Irish rivals in recent years.

Edinburgh Blow Westerners Away

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Connacht 13 Edinburgh 16 Attendance 5267 Oíche Na Gaoithe Móire was an enormous storm that wreaked havoc and destruction on the island of Ireland on the 6th January 1839. Almost 176 years later, to the day, a terrible gale howled at the Sportsground and Edinburgh inflicted a defeat that might well cause as much damage […]