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'At the end of the day, it's only trying to get a ball between two posts... but it's more than that'

Galway WFC captain Keara Cormican on a big 2020 season, her own football journey and teaching through the Covid-19 crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers Into The West

Go west? Government set to appoint 17 junior ministers

The government has faced significant anger over the lack of geographical diversity among senior ministers.

From The42 'A bit surreal,' as four Sarsfields sisters and their dad finally taste All-Ireland success Teenage Dream This post contains videos

'A bit surreal,' as four Sarsfields sisters and their dad finally taste All-Ireland success

19-year-old Siobhán McGrath clinched their first title and ended Slaughtneil’s four-in-a-row bid.

Irish internationals return to boost Connacht for crunch clash with Toulouse

Jack Carty and Bundee Aki are both back for Andy Friend’s side.

Corofin survive Ballintubber test and will face Padraig Pearses in the Connacht final

Roscommon champions Padraig Pearses enjoyed a successful trip to London today.

'If it's not (sorted), it's going to set us back years' - Canning frustrated as Galway manager hunt goes on

Galway are still looking for a replacement for Micheal Donoghue.

Two-time All-Ireland winner Joyce set to take over Galway senior footballers

Padraic Joyce is to be recommended as the Tribesmen’s new boss.

All-Ireland champs Corofin are closing in on 7-in-a-row in Galway after defeating Salthill

Tuam Stars or Moycullen now await in the Galway county senior final.

Padraig Joyce is now a Connacht winning manager after Galway defeat Mayo

A six-point success for the home side in Tuam this evening.

Clare finish strong to see off Cork and claim first McGrath Cup title in 11 years

Three points separated the sides in Miltown Malbay this afternoon.

From The42 2017 Galway U21 hurling final to be played on Saturday - a year behind schedule Tribes Tale

2017 Galway U21 hurling final to be played on Saturday - a year behind schedule

Turloughmore and Liam Mellows face off.

'Before coming to South Africa, we said that if we lose both games, we are dead'

Connacht’s South African double leaves them in a strong position to challenge for the Pro14 play-offs.

O'Connor brothers hit all of Ballintubber's points in win and Shine shoots 0-9 as Clann na nGael march on

There were Connacht quarter-final ties in Enniscrone and Dr Hyde Park this afternoon.

From The42 'It's a huge thing for everyone in Sligo seeing them in Connacht jerseys' AIL

'It's a huge thing for everyone in Sligo seeing them in Connacht jerseys'

Sligo RFC continue to produce promising players to drive their AIL team and rise even further.

'I've got a great love for this place. I don't think I can do it justice, but I love it, absolutely f**king love it'

Johnny O’Connor is in his third spell with Connacht and ahead of today’s Pro14 season-opener, explains why he has always been drawn back to Galway.

'The euphoria and the amount of joy that people were getting when you handed them the cup, they couldn't believe it'

Johnny Coen experienced that winning feeling in 2017 and wants to capitalise again this season.

Cora Staunton starts for Mayo but Galway win out to lift Connacht title

Captain Tracey Leonard inspired her side to victory in today’s provincial final at MacHale Park.

3 goals for Galway and they hold off late Kilkenny revival to book Leinster U21 hurling final spot

A two-point victory for the Tribesmen in Tullamore.

4 debutants and big names return as Mayo and Galway name teams for Connacht showdown

Stephen Rochford and Kevin Walsh have unveiled their starting sides.

Stephen Rochford: 'I don't see them being a particularly dirty team to be honest'

The Mayo manager is full of praise for their opponents Galway.

'Definitely in the last couple of years there is a bit of an edge and a bit of a bite' - the Galway Mayo rivalry

The clash of Galway and Mayo on 13 May is eagerly awaited.

Late scoring spree saves All-Ireland champs Galway from league loss to Antrim

Tough test for the Liam MacCarthy Cup holders in Pearse Stadium.

From The42 Durcan goal helps holders Castlebar into semi while upset sees O'Shea's Breaffy exit Mayo SFC

Durcan goal helps holders Castlebar into semi while upset sees O'Shea's Breaffy exit

Elsewhere in the Mayo SFC quarter-finals, Ballintubber and Hollymount-Carramore have to do it all again.

Massive win for Galway as they take derby honours and give survival hopes a huge boost

Kyle Callan-McFadden gave Sligo Rovers the lead but Marc Ludden, Kevin Devaney and Gavin Holohan found the net for the Tribesmen.

New Connacht 10 eager for a taste of a packed Sportsground

Australian Andrew Deegan has found his feet already on Irish soil, as Connacht clash with Cardiff Blues tomorrow

'I fell into a bit of a comfort zone, we were going through the motions'

Tiernan O’Halloran says there is a new energy around Connacht as they prepare to begin life under Kieran Keane.

Connacht set to sign promising Australian out-half Deegan

The Randwick product will battle Jack Carty and Steve Crosbie for the number 10 shirt.

Draw sees Sligo move out of bottom three though it could've been better but for a familiar face

Galway’s Stephen Folan – formerly with the Bit O’Red – grabbed a leveller after Jonah Ayunga put the hosts in front.

Spurs humble Rockets as Harden's MVP-worthy season ends in a whimper

It was a historically bad night for the Houston side.

Joe Canning: League over-reactions, Galway home hurling and a love for more games

The Portumna man is getting set for a 10th senior championship season.

From The42 'It's kind of odd getting a Chinese goalkeeper in Donegal': GMIT's All-Ireland star Ladies Football This post contains videos

'It's kind of odd getting a Chinese goalkeeper in Donegal': GMIT's All-Ireland star

Donegal’s Rosa Kelly helped her side to Lagan Cup glory at the O’Connor Cup weekend.

From TheJournal.ie When Syria comes to Roscommon: 'We can't run to Mass, then say 'you're not welcome'' Into The West

When Syria comes to Roscommon: 'We can't run to Mass, then say 'you're not welcome''

A disused four-star hotel in the Co Roscommon town is to be turned into an integration centre for (mostly Syrian) refugees.

The tiny island of Inishbofin had two Galway senior football debutants on Sunday

Ruairi Lavelle and Michael Day made history in the game against Sligo.

Mayo manager on All-Ireland glory, Twitter use and his brother's Arsenal experience

Michael Solan guided Mayo to All-Ireland U21 football glory in 2016 – and he’s not the only high achiever in the family.

11 reasons why Into The West is beloved by Irish 90s kids

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'We can't play on the Munster name any more, the fear factor isn't there' - Stander

The back-rower admits that revenge will be on his team-mates’ minds when they tackle Connacht at the Sportsground on Saturday night.

Huge Nacewa hit on MacGinty couldn't stop Connacht scoring the opening try

Scrum-half Kieran Marmion opened the scoring for Pat Lam’s side.

Delaney backs Mayo plans to have League of Ireland team

The county is also hoping to host at least two international fixtures in the next four years.

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