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Ocean Hygiene U16 Hurling update

Thursday 04th October, 2012



Here are the latest fixtures for the 2012 Ocean Hygiene U 16 Hurling Championships.......... Ocean Hygiene U16 D Hurling Final 2012Saturday 6th of October Annaghdown V Sylane Venue: Kenny Park, AthenryTime: 12.30Referee: Sean Moran______________________________________________________ Ocean Hygiene U 16 A Hurling Final 2012Saturday 6th of October Gort V TurloughmoreVenue: Kenny Park, Athenry Time: 2.00pmReferee: Leonard Fay_____________________________________________________________ Ocean...

Gullanes Hotel Junior C quarter-final time!

Thursday 04th October, 2012



It is an exciting weekend ahead in this years GULLANES HOTEL Junior C Hurling Championship with all four quarter-finals fixed to be played. QUARTER-FINALSBallindereen v Athenry, Sat 6th Oct in Kinvara 4:30pmClarinbridge v Tynagh-Abbey-Duniry, Sat 6th Oct in Kilbeacanty 4:30pmMeelick-Eyrecourt v Loughrea, Sat 6th Oct in Killimor 4:30pmAhascragh-Fohenagh v Mullagh, Sun 7th Oct in Clonfert 12:00noonThe impressive Meelick-Eyrecourt face the lakesiders of Loughrea in their quarter-final. Meelick have been strong...

Kibeacanty GAA draw results

Thursday 04th October, 2012



Kilbeacanty GAA Club Draw Results - SeptemberWinners of cash prizes in new monthly draw for September are as follows:1st Sean Grealish Gort €5002nd Francis O Donnell Kilbeacanty €1503rd Tom Walsh Dublin €100Octobers draw is on Saturday 27th in McCarthys of Kilbeacanty.

14 All-Star nominations for Galway

Thursday 04th October, 2012


The 2012 GAA GPA All-Star Hurling Nominees have been announced.Goalkeepers: Anthony Nash (Cork), Nickie Quaid (Limerick), James Skehill (Galway).Full Backs: Paul Murphy (Kilkenny), JJ Delaney (Kilkenny), Johnny Coen (Galway), Fergal Moore (Galway), Jackie Tyrell (Kilkenny), Richie McCarthy (Limerick), Michael Cahill (Tipperary), Kevin Hynes (Galway), Shane O'Neill (Cork).Half backs: Brian Hogan (Kilkenny), Brendan Bugler (Clare), Padraic Maher (Tipperary), David Collins (Galway), Michael Walsh (Waterford),...

Knockout stages in GULLANES Junior B

Wednesday 03rd October, 2012



After a competitive group stage, the battle intensifies from here on in for this year's GULLANES HOTEL Junior B Hurling Championship. We started with 22 teams and 12 of them qualfied for the knockout rounds. The 4 group winners go to the quarter-finals, with the second and third placed sides going to the preliminary quarters, giving us 4 winners to go into the hat for the quarters.Through to the quarters straight are group winners Beagh, Sarsfields, Salthill-Knocknacarra and Tynagh-Abbey-Duniry.Joining them already are...

Rousing welcome home for Galway hurlers

Tuesday 02nd October, 2012


Thousands turn out at Pearse Stadium for return of the squad A crowd of more than 6,000 people turned out in Pearse Stadium last night to welcome home the Galway Senior Hurling team after Sunday's All-Ireland Final replay against Kilkenny in Croke Park, giving them a rousing reception to try help offset some of the disappointment of the defeat. The team bus carrying the Galway players and management was due to arrive at the Salthill venue by 7pm, but a couple of unscheduled stops along the way meant it was closer to 9pm before the bus...

Ocean Hygiene Supplies & Packaging U16A Semi FinalsGort 0-24 Castlegar 2-7When Gort met Castlegar in the group stages of the Ocean Hygiene Supplies & Packaging U16 A Championship Castlegar came out on top on a score line of 2-12 to 0-14 but in the semi final Gort began well with two quick points from Jack Cummins and Aidan Helebert. Jack Coyne replied with two points leaving it all square after three minutes. Coyne’s well taken free gave Castlegar a slim lead but almost immediately Cummins evened it and Helebert put Gort...

Cunningham: We'll be back

Monday 01st October, 2012


Galway boss Anthony Cunningham praised his side's efforts after their defeat to Kilkenny on Sunday in the GAA Hurling All-Ireland final replay, and while he admitted his side didn't get the breaks they needed, he also hailed Kilkenny as a 'super team'. "We fought tremendously hard and we're extremely proud of our players for the effort today," he said. "Even though we were four points down at half-time we thought we were well in it and had played very well in the first half. You know, you need to get the breaks to beat Kilkenny, to beat...

Welcome home Galway hurlers this evening

Monday 01st October, 2012


Calling all supporters of Galway hurling!The Galway team bus is planned to arrive back in Pearse Stadium this evening for 6:30pm. The best way to thank the team for a great year is to turn up - bring the kids, bring the colour and bring your voices and life the spirits of the county again. Although yesterday didnt go our way in Croke Park, the team though have given us much enjoyment and excitement all summer and have no doubt brought back the pride into Galway hurling.Tune into Galway Bay FM from 5pm this evening to get live updates of the team...

AI Final: Kilkenny 3-22, Galway 3-11

Monday 01st October, 2012


PEERLESS KILKENNY WIN THEIR 34TH TITLEGAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final: Kilkenny 3-22 Galway 3-11 Kilkenny are the 2012 GAA Hurling All-Ireland champions after beating Galway in a remarkable final replay at Croke Park on Sunday. On a day of history at Headquarters, Kilkenny defeated Galway by eleven points, meaning Henry Shefflin picked up his ninth All-Ireland medal on the field of play, becoming the first man to do so. Noel Hickey has also been a part of all Kilkenny's All-Ireland triumphs since 2000,...

SUN 30TH SEPTEMBER.....BE THERE!!!

Sunday 30th September, 2012


The GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship final replay between Kilkenny and Galway will take place on Sunday, September 30 at Croke Park. The game will begin at 3.30pm, with the replay of the Electric Ireland GAA Hurling All-Ireland Minor Championship final between Dublin and Tipperary taking place beforehand, at 1.15pm.

Galway remained unchanged

Friday 28th September, 2012


The Galway senior hurling management have kept faith in the same starting 15 to line out in this Sunday's All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final Replay against Kilkenny.The team is as follows:1. James Skehill (Cappataggle)2. Johnny Coen (Loughrea)3. Kevin Hynes (Sarsfields)4. Fergal Moore (Turloughmore) Captain5. Niall Donoghue (Kilbeacanty)6. Tony Og Regan (Rahoon-Newcastle)7. David Collins (Liam Mellows)8. Iarlaith Tannian (Ardrahan)9. Andy Smith (Portumna)10. David Burke (St. Thomas)11. Niall Burke...

Preview AI Replay: Galway v Kilkenny

Friday 28th September, 2012


From the official www.gaa.ie websiteAfter all the excitement of three weeks ago, it's time for the replays of the minor and senior GAA Hurling All-Ireland Championship finals to light up Croke Park once more. The country will come to a standstill at 3.30pm when Galway take on Kilkenny in the senior final replay, with the pair having fought out a thrilling draw back on September 9. Joe Canning's late free secured the replay for Galway that day, with the Tribesmen having looked set for defeat minutes earlier when Henry Shefflin...


This year's GULLANE's HOTEL Junior A Championship is reaching the serious side of things with the first of the quarter-finals being played this weekend. Tomorrow, Saturday 29th Sept, sees Skehana face Loughrea as both sides aim to be the first name in the hat for the semi-finals.JHC A Quarter-finalsSkehana v Loughrea........Sat 29th Sept in Turloughmore 4:00pmBallygar v Mullagh.......tbcPortumna v Castlegar.......tbcSylane v Barna-Furbo / Craughwell......tbcNote: Championship format was 4 groups (1 x 4 sides, 3 x 5...

Galway Bay FM this weekend

Friday 28th September, 2012



Tune in! Galway Bay FM's All Ireland Hurling Final Replay Weekend ScheduleFriday 6pm to 8pmLive preview in Fagan's Sports Bar Eyre SquareSaturday 8pm to 10pm "Up for the Match" with Ollie Turner, live from the Harcourt Hotel in DublinSunday 9am to 12amGerry Murphy live from Supermacs in O'Connell Street, Dublin Sunday from 3pm Live commentary of the big game with Sean Walsh, Conor Hayes, Frannie Forde and Niall Canavan.

Club action this Saturday weekend

Thursday 27th September, 2012


Although all focus is firmly set on Croke Park on Sunday there is the matter of 5 big club games to be decided tomorrow, Saturday 29th September.In the Minor B semi-final, Portumna face Mountbellew-Moylough in a repeat of an earlier group match in which the north side won. The winners will face St. Thomas in the final.In Minor B1, the two semi-finals take centre stage with all 4 sides aiming to go the extra step.Also in action are Skehana and Loughrea in a Junior A Championship quarter-final, while Junior B see's a championship...

U14 Connolly / Cunniffe Squad update

Thursday 27th September, 2012


For this Saturdays Connolly / Cunniffe Connacht U14 Hurling Blitz, all players are requested to be at Pearses, Roscommon at 9.30am.

Att. Students - Higher Education Bursary Scheme

Wednesday 26th September, 2012



Connacht GAA Bursary Awards 2012/13 Connacht GAA, in support of the National Student Bursary Scheme, will award bursaries of €750 to students attending Higher Education colleges as part of its ongoing commitment to Player Welfare.The scheme, which is now in its sixth year, will be open to members of the Association who are attending a full-time Higher Education course and who are active participants in their Higher Education club. Students who hold other GAA-related or a college scholarship/bursary will not be eligible...


Connolly / Cunniffe Connacht U14 Hurling Blitz Date: Sat Sept 29th .Venue: Pearses, Roscommon.Co-Ord: Damien Coleman (Connacht Hurling Director) and Willie Hegarty (Games Manager, Roscommon)CONNACHT CONNOLLY / CUNNIFFE CUP4 Teams: Galway, Sligo 1, Mayo 1, Roscommon 1Cordinator: Damien ColemanPitch 110:00am......Galway v Roscommon 110.45am......Mayo 1 v Sligo 111.30am......Galway v Mayo 112.45pm......Sligo 1 v Roscommon 11.30pm......Galway v Sligo 1 2.15pm......Roscommon 1 v Mayo 1CONNACHT CONNOLLY /...

Galway's Maroon and White Day!!!

Wednesday 26th September, 2012


County Colours Day! ALL-IRELAND HURLING FINAL REPLAY Galway Hurling Board would like to invite school children, students and employees in their workplace to take part in a "Maroon & White Fun Day" on Friday 28th September. How it works On Friday 28th of September all school children, students and employees are encouraged to wear maroon & white to school and work on that day. Prizes will be awarded to the school, college or workplace which submits a photograph best capturing 'The Spirit' of the "Maroon and White Fun...

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