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By: Tuam Herald  05/12/2011

By JIM CARNEY A BUZZ in Galway G.A.A. circles this week with the news that long-serving Football Board boss John Joe Holleran is under pressure to stay at the helm. At the Board’s A.G.M. tomorrow (Thursday) night in Loughgeorge, the Clonbur man who has rarely been out of the spotlight as Galway went from All-Ireland [..]

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Kiltoom — the Connacht Council meet tonight   THE Connacht GAA Council are set to look into whether or not it will allow provincial club football finals to be held at the home ground of either team in future. *****You need to be logged in to see this part of the post. Login using the [..]

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THE death last weekend of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s mother, at the age of 93, reminds us that she was predeceased as far back as 1975 by her husband Henry, one of the outstanding Gaelic footballers of his time. A powerful, skilful player and also renowned for his leadership qualities on the field, Henry Kenny of [..]

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      By JIM CARNEY   Milltown  - 2-5 Tuam Stars  - 0-10 THE FORMBOOK was no bible here. Tuam Stars, County Championship finalists and a missed penalty away from punching Corofin onto the ropes, were playing Milltown who had given their worst display o *****You need to be logged in to see this part [..]

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By BILLY COSS St. Brigid’s  - 0-11 Corofin  - .0-10 THIS WAS a Connacht Senior Club Championship final that promised so much. Two heavyweight clubs with ambitions at provincial level and beyond. St Brigid’s in their fifth final in seven years, Corofins fourth in six, yet their paths crossed just once in that period when [..]

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JIM CARNEY, RAY RYAN at The Stoop, Twickenham   Harlequins  - 25 Connacht  - 17 IN the 17th year of what the former great French rugby international centre Jean-Pierre Lux called “the world’s most competitive club rugby tournament,” Connacht have proudly taken their place in the Heineken Cup — they played their historic first match [..]

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Moycullen – 3-14 Four Roads – 0-16 THE final score flattered newly crowned Galway Intermediate hurling champions Moycullen at Athleague on Sunday as the Roscommon standard-bearers from near the Galway border at Ballyforan were two points down midway through the second half and it wasn’t until the final quarter that they clinched the Connacht Club [..]

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By BILLY COSS Corofin  - 4-17 Claregalway  - 0-3 WHILE all eyes may be fixed on their Senior’s trip to Kiltoom and a Connacht Club final meeting with St. Brigid’s next Sunday, Corofin’s U21s produced a devastating display in Tuam Stadium on Saturday afternoon to win the North Board A Football title against a vastly outclassed Claregalway. *****You [..]

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By NOEL CARNEY Caltra – 2-13 Renvyle  - 1-6 CALTRA ended their football season in style by adding the Super Valu City and County U-21 B Championship title to their North GPC crown when they easily defeated brave but limited West representatives Renvyle at Pearse Stadium on Sunday. *****You need to be logged in to see [..]

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By BILLY COSS Claregalway – 0-8 Salthill-Knocknacarra  - 0-7 CLAREGALWAY have enjoyed many under-age successes in recent years and on Saturday morning in Pearse Stadium the club’s U-16 footballers created their own little piece of history by winning a first-ever WERS Waste-sponsored County A Championship title after holding off a spirited rally from a fast-finishing [..]

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