Category archive

Sport - page 2

The Bogman cometh

in Cycling

A firm favourite in the cycle race calendar, this year’s Bogman 2 Day Cycle takes place on August 27 and 28. Now in its seventh year, the weekend provides for two days of challenging racing in north west Connemara with cyclists from all over the country competing. Last year, Mark Reilly from Lucan Cycling Road club…

Keep Reading

Photo: Boyd Challenger

Jigsaw Giro to visit Clifden

in Cycling

The 2016 Giro D’Galway charity cycle tour, which was launched last month, will see the event visit Clifden on its 360km tour of county Galway. This cycle tour starts from Renville in Oranmore, and has four stage stops over the two days, in Clifden, Tuam, Portumna and Gort. The Giro raises funds to support Jigsaw Galway and their free,…

Keep Reading

ORFC first XV back to winning ways in league

in Rugby

Now that the weather has hopefully taken a slight turn for the better, sports clubs all over the country will be making up for lost time by training and playing matches before their seasons begin to draw to a close. Oughterard Rugby club are certainly no different, with all sections from the U7 minis up…

Keep Reading

Patrick’s Day kickoff for Naomh Feichin juveniles

in GAA

Naomh Feichin Juvenile GAA has its sign-up day on March 17, Lá Fhéile Pádraig. This is our huge kickoff day for all players intending to train, play, make friends and lose enemies for 2016 with our proactive club. Agility, healthy eating and respect-building are a huge part of our ethos, so visit our sign up…

Keep Reading

Duathlon double for Hurt Locker

in Sport

John Greaney of Galway’s Team Hurt Locker won the Conamara Duathlon for the second consecutive year in An Cheathrú Rua on Saturday, February 27. The race, organised by Connemara triathlon club TríSpórt was part of Triathlon Ireland’s National Race Series. Greaney took advantage of the beautiful conditions, scrubbing over two minutes from his the time…

Keep Reading

West Coast soccer academy

in Soccer

The official launch of the West Coast Utd Football Academy took place at the sports pitches in Letterfrack on January 30. Despite the cold winter weather it was a hugely successful day and the kids had a brilliant time. The Academy is now in its third year and attracts young players from all over north-west…

Keep Reading

Clifden GAA to grow hurling squads in 2016

in GAA

In the next few weeks, Clifden Youth GAA will be visiting schools and advertising its 2016 hurling program. This year we field at under 8, 10, 12 and 13 at least. We have recently ordered our new jerseys, and are delighted with the sponsorship from Noreen and John Joe Corbett of corbettstone.com. Following a continuous…

Keep Reading

Go to Top