NUI Galway outclass Trinty in lopsided Sigerson opener

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Sigerson Cup Preliminary round: NUI Galway 4-12 Trinity College Dublin 1-07 Victory for NUI Galway never looked in doubt as they comfortably dispatched Trinity College Dublin by a margin of 14 points on a stereotypically cold and windy Wednesday afternoon in Dangan on 25 January. This victory now sets up a tricky first round away trip […]

In conversation with The Tipster: Fitzgibbon Cup predictions

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I’ve enlisted the help of a parish tipster to call each Fitzgibbon Cup tie which takes place from 24 January. An outright NUI Galway hurling man, seen often in deep thought by the Clubhouse wall or by the stand in his home parish jotting down notes about training. Mysterious to most, yet knows all about […]

Manchester United’s success right around the corner

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Manchester United currently find themselves chasing the breakaway pack. Many of those who inhabit the Stretford End on a regular basis would say that two-and-a-half years of progress should be much more than it has been. However, as all fans of the red side of Manchester know, the intermittent 33 months have been far from […]

Students master Mayo

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NUI Galway 1-21 Mayo 2-16 Darragh Berry @ Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar It was a fantastic start to the new year for the NUI Galway lads as they were victorious against Mayo in the green and red’s home soil. NUI Galway were the only college team to win in the FBD League at the weekend. […]

Keegan a positive choice as new Galway United boss

Shane Keegan

There may have been some controversy in the manner of his arrival from the now relegated Wexford Youths, but it’s easy to see why Shane Keegan will quickly move past all that as he aims to get his Galway United troops geared up for the 2017 League of Ireland season. The 34-year-old arrives on Corribside […]

Paralympic Glory

Dr Eoghan Clifford and his Gold medal. Credit: Limerick Leader

NUI Galway lecturers return home as Paralympic heroes By Darragh Berry Dr Eoghan Clifford, a Civil Engineering lecturer at NUI Galway and Dr Patrick O’Leary, a lecturer above the bar in the School of Chemistry made headlines for their feats at the recent Paralympic Games in Rio, Dr Clifford securing Gold and Bronze medals with […]

United loses some of her zeal as suitors look elsewhere

We all know of someone for which the tide of time has not been kind.  It may have been a neighbour, a friend, that first girlfriend you fell hopelessly head-over-heels in love with.  The heart fluttered on eye-contact.

Corporation Clubs need to understand value of fans

The year is 1945 and people in London were just about getting back to normality after the brutality of the war years.

Time for Schmidt to turn on the style

Joe Schmidt

Over the last century, the Irish community have spread throughout the world like seeds from the emerald-tinted hopper. An anthology of stories have been collected and indeed fabricated during the course of their travels, many of which are still told upon high stools today.

Messi Wins his Fifth Ballon D’Or but Jimmy’s Hair is the Highlight

A penny for Wayne Rooney’s thoughts, as he watched (yet again) the Ballon D’Or ceremony from the comfort of his luxurious Cheshire home earlier last week.