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An Cheathrú Rua advance as Renvyle are sunk by soft goals

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An Cheathrú Rua 4-10, Renvyle 0-11  A proud and historic night for the juvenile footballing fraternity of Renvyle GAA ultimately turned out to be one of acute disappointment after the club’s highly-regarded under-16s bowed out meekly to their Gaeltacht opponents in the opening round of the County A Championship. In truth, the Renvyle lads seemed…

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Gaelforce – Have you got what it takes?

in Athletics/Sport

From a modest beginning in 2005, Gaelforce West has grown to become the largest one-day adventure race in the world   Gaelforce West is the largest one-day adventure race of its kind in the world and is the brainchild of Jamie Young, co-owner of Killary Adventure Centre, in Leenane. Not one to stand still –…

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Renvyle deliver in league thriller

in GAA/Sport

The perfect start and a storming finish laid the platform for yet another historic milestone in the evolution of boys’ gaelic football in the parishes of Letterfrack-Ballinakill and Kilbride at Pearse Stadium last Monday night. Renvyle captured its first-ever Under 16 County League title at B level and, by extension, a place at the top…

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Naomh Feichin triumph

in GAA/Sport

Naomh Feichin Under-14s were celebrating this week as they won the West Shield in their division this week, beating St Michael’s of Galway. The lads were thrilled with the victory, and everyone at the club sends them their heartiest congratulations.

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Gráinne Mhaols left to rue missed chances

in LGFA/Sport

It was an historic day for Caltra LGFA in the form of a first ever championship victory at the highest level, writes Paul Gannon. This was always going to be an intriguing clash, the 2011 Connacht Intermediate Championship winners locking horns with the 2010 Connacht Intermediate championship runners up, and it certainly lived up to its…

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Renvyle clinch unlikey late victory

in GAA/Sport

The first West Board Junior A Championship West Connemara derby in twenty-six years had a dramatic finale which captivated the large audience and left the green and yellow contingent purring contentedly afterwards, as their players secured the bragging rights – for the time being at least. Every match usually has a turning point but this…

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Renvyle minors bow out to ‘formidable’ Moycullen

in GAA/Sport

Renvyle’s first foray into the West Board Under 18 A Championship in thirty-seven years ended in a comprehensive defeat to a formidable Moycullen outfit in Páirc an Phiaraigh, Rosmuc recently. In 1970, Renvyle recorded a famous victory over the Corrib-siders in the same competition, and hopes were high that history would repeat itself but it…

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