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#GALvWAT

# galvwat - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'The emotion on show by Mícheál and his father seems to have really struck with people'
# Through The Lens
# Through The Lens

'The emotion on show by Mícheál and his father seems to have really struck with people'

Sep 5th 2017, 4:57 PM 37,802 Views 18 Comments

Morgan Treacy on the brilliant photo he snapped at Galway’s homecoming.

'I suppose they can't use that stick to beat me with anymore'
# Perspective
# Perspective

'I suppose they can't use that stick to beat me with anymore'

Sep 5th 2017, 8:56 AM 15,121 Views 2 Comments

Joe Canning says that winning an All-Ireland won’t define him but will take some of the pressure off.

'I think we had to earn the respect which we had lost' - Joe Connolly savours Galway's success
# The Joe Show
# The Joe Show

'I think we had to earn the respect which we had lost' - Joe Connolly savours Galway's success

Sep 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 4,637 Views 2 Comments

Joe Connolly was delighted to finally see another Galway man lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

# galvwat - Monday 4 September, 2017

Galway's defensive rock completed a novel set of All-Ireland medals in Croke Park yesterday
# Fab Four
# Fab Four

Galway's defensive rock completed a novel set of All-Ireland medals in Croke Park yesterday

Sep 4th 2017, 5:21 PM 18,969 Views 1 Comment

Full-back Daithí Burke was central to Galway’s day of glory.

David Burke knew he'd be the man to end the wait since '88
# The Top Six Inches
# The Top Six Inches

David Burke knew he'd be the man to end the wait since '88

Sep 4th 2017, 1:16 PM 8,845 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday, Burke became the first Galway captain to lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup in 29 years.

'He brought me everywhere, he was my idol' - Galway super sub honours his late brother
# Family Tribute
# Family Tribute

'He brought me everywhere, he was my idol' - Galway super sub honours his late brother

Sep 4th 2017, 11:59 AM 60,131 Views 6 Comments

Jason Flynn on the inspiration of his late brother Paul.

What do you think of Kilkenny star Richie Hogan's hurling team of the year?
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

What do you think of Kilkenny star Richie Hogan's hurling team of the year?

Sep 4th 2017, 9:48 AM 20,885 Views 8 Comments

The former player of the year went with a first choice – and an alternative selection.

'He’s the best team player that’s ever played for Waterford – simple as'
# Brilliant Brick
# Brilliant Brick

'He’s the best team player that’s ever played for Waterford – simple as'

Sep 4th 2017, 7:00 AM 15,434 Views 6 Comments

Derek McGrath lauded Michael Brick Walsh after yesterday’s final.

# galvwat - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away
# Comment
# Comment

Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away

Sep 3rd 2017, 9:30 PM 32,853 Views 24 Comments

5 talking points after Galway’s All-Ireland final victory over Waterford.

The best images from a thrilling All-Ireland senior hurling final
# Snapshots
# Snapshots

The best images from a thrilling All-Ireland senior hurling final

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:27 PM 19,291 Views 5 Comments

Galway and Waterford produced plenty of colour and excitement this afternoon at Croke Park.

Waterford boss McGrath 'overcome with pride' despite All-Ireland final heartbreak
# Reaction
# Reaction

Waterford boss McGrath 'overcome with pride' despite All-Ireland final heartbreak

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:21 PM 17,216 Views 15 Comments

“Moral victories are probably gone in Waterford. It’s so hard to get back here again.”

Watch: Joe Canning shares touching moment with young fans after Galway victory
# Classy Gesture
# Classy Gesture

Watch: Joe Canning shares touching moment with young fans after Galway victory

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:09 PM 15,974 Views 9 Comments

He also watched David Burke lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup in the company of Tony Keady’s grieving family.

'These boys have been kicked every time they lost, they got lacerated'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'These boys have been kicked every time they lost, they got lacerated'

Sep 3rd 2017, 6:49 PM 7,065 Views 5 Comments

Micheal Donoghue praised his side’s resilience and character after falling short of the title in 2012 and 2015.

Galway captain remembers absent heroes in passionate acceptance speech
# Tribute
# Tribute

Galway captain remembers absent heroes in passionate acceptance speech

Sep 3rd 2017, 6:42 PM 15,153 Views 7 Comments

Tony Keady and Niall Donohue were referenced as David Burke accepted the Liam MacCarthy Cup.

'I had such time for the man' - Michael Duignan pays emotional tribute to Tony Keady at final whistle
# Choked-up
# Choked-up

'I had such time for the man' - Michael Duignan pays emotional tribute to Tony Keady at final whistle

Sep 3rd 2017, 5:55 PM 12,841 Views 8 Comments

Keady was on everyone’s thoughts as Galway skipper David Burke lifted the Liam McCarthy Cup.

Galway end 29 years of hurt as they lift All-Ireland crown with win over Waterford
# Liam Is Heading West
# Liam Is Heading West

Galway end 29 years of hurt as they lift All-Ireland crown with win over Waterford

Sep 3rd 2017, 5:08 PM 38,895 Views 106 Comments

The Tribesmen can finally celebrate.

Poll: Who do you think will lift the senior and minor All-Ireland hurling titles today?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will lift the senior and minor All-Ireland hurling titles today?

Sep 3rd 2017, 9:45 AM 7,306 Views 4 Comments

Galway, Waterford and Cork are the counties involved today.

Our writers give their predictions for today's All-Ireland hurling final
# Crystal Ball
# Crystal Ball

Our writers give their predictions for today's All-Ireland hurling final

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:30 AM 10,856 Views 6 Comments

The42 team reveal how they expect things to pan out between Galway and Waterford

The incredible rise of Conor Whelan and the cousin's memory he carries on his skin
# A Cut Above
# A Cut Above

The incredible rise of Conor Whelan and the cousin's memory he carries on his skin

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:00 AM 23,493 Views 0 Comments

Conor Whelan has been a revelation for Galway this season.

# galvwat - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Galway's 29-year wait, local heroes Burke and Cooney, and Tony Keady memories
# Tribes Support
# Tribes Support

Galway's 29-year wait, local heroes Burke and Cooney, and Tony Keady memories

Sep 2nd 2017, 9:00 PM 5,739 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Cunningham has returned to join the Galway fans on All-Ireland final day.

The Austin Gleeson hurley and the craft behind the magic of an Irish sporting summer
# Peter's Basilica
# Peter's Basilica

The Austin Gleeson hurley and the craft behind the magic of an Irish sporting summer

Sep 2nd 2017, 8:00 AM 29,602 Views 13 Comments

“I never got to play in Croke Park… the next best thing for me is making the hurleys for the lads who do.”

Glynn to start for Galway for first time in two years as Waterford bring back de Búrca
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Glynn to start for Galway for first time in two years as Waterford bring back de Búrca

Sep 2nd 2017, 12:12 AM 9,950 Views 10 Comments

Both teams have made a single change before Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

# galvwat - Friday 1 September, 2017

Hurling may be the best thing we do as a nation but is something many never get to do at all
# Column
# Column

Hurling may be the best thing we do as a nation but is something many never get to do at all

Sep 1st 2017, 9:37 AM 12,275 Views 22 Comments

‘When it comes to hurling, we are prisoners of geography,’ writes Tommy Martin.

'At times he can do a few rash things...I was like that myself when I was playing'
# Clubmates
# Clubmates

'At times he can do a few rash things...I was like that myself when I was playing'

Sep 1st 2017, 7:00 AM 7,053 Views 0 Comments

Ken McGrath sees similarities between his temperament and that of Deise star Austin Gleeson.

'At the time I was kind of in a happy bubble. Then I got brought down to earth fairly quick'
# The Comeback Kid
# The Comeback Kid

'At the time I was kind of in a happy bubble. Then I got brought down to earth fairly quick'

Sep 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 7,783 Views 1 Comment

A starter at 18, Brian O’Halloran has had to be patient in returning with Waterford.

# galvwat - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Analysis: Waterford's 'Brick' Wall, Galway's physical edge, style wars - All-Ireland final preview
# A Closer Look
# A Closer Look

Analysis: Waterford's 'Brick' Wall, Galway's physical edge, style wars - All-Ireland final preview

Aug 31st 2017, 8:00 PM 16,601 Views 12 Comments

This should be a cracking decider between two teams with contrasting styles.

53 scores, a late winning goal and a club classic that binds the Galway and Waterford bosses
# Thurles Thriller
# Thurles Thriller

53 scores, a late winning goal and a club classic that binds the Galway and Waterford bosses

Aug 31st 2017, 4:15 PM 8,722 Views 0 Comments

Mícheal Donoghue and Derek McGrath were on opposite sides for the 2011 All-Ireland club semi-final.

Shanahan selection dilemma - Dan on Maurice's impact sub role for Waterford
# Brotherly Bond
# Brotherly Bond

Shanahan selection dilemma - Dan on Maurice's impact sub role for Waterford

Aug 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 4,796 Views 0 Comments

The Lismore man has impressed off the bench but should he start?

'This is our opportunity to win an All-Ireland, to end the famine that we've had in both counties for so long'
# Ending The Famine
# Ending The Famine

'This is our opportunity to win an All-Ireland, to end the famine that we've had in both counties for so long'

Aug 31st 2017, 12:05 AM 5,571 Views 1 Comment

Former Galway hurler Ollie Canning shares his thoughts ahead of the All-Ireland senior hurling final.

# galvwat - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Derek and Dan, the sideline combo guiding Waterford - 'He is a fine fella, a witty, funny fella'
# Deise Duo
# Deise Duo

Derek and Dan, the sideline combo guiding Waterford - 'He is a fine fella, a witty, funny fella'

Aug 30th 2017, 8:15 PM 16,800 Views 13 Comments

Their hurling relationship stretches back 23 years.

The 6 leading contenders to win Hurler of the Year
# Front Runners
# Front Runners

The 6 leading contenders to win Hurler of the Year

Aug 30th 2017, 6:15 PM 18,500 Views 32 Comments

Who do you think will win the big prize?

6 players to watch as Cork and Galway battle it out for All-Ireland minor hurling glory
# Rising Stars
# Rising Stars

6 players to watch as Cork and Galway battle it out for All-Ireland minor hurling glory

Aug 30th 2017, 5:30 PM 14,675 Views 4 Comments

The counties will compete for the Irish Press Cup.

Great footage of Derek McGrath and Micheál Donoghue in opposition in the 1992 minor final
# Flashback
# Flashback

Great footage of Derek McGrath and Micheál Donoghue in opposition in the 1992 minor final

Aug 30th 2017, 12:42 PM 15,913 Views 4 Comments

“How many fingers am I holding up?”

A meeting of the squad's leaders after February loss to Wexford turned Galway's year around
# Enlightenment
# Enlightenment

A meeting of the squad's leaders after February loss to Wexford turned Galway's year around

Aug 30th 2017, 7:00 AM 4,753 Views 1 Comment

The Tribesmen suffered the loss at Pearse Stadium back in February.

Joe in the senior and Jack in the minor evokes '05 All-Ireland final day memories
# Canning Clan
# Canning Clan

Joe in the senior and Jack in the minor evokes '05 All-Ireland final day memories

Aug 30th 2017, 6:45 AM 10,046 Views 3 Comments

Ollie Canning recalls how he lined out in the senior final and his brother Joe was in action in the minor final 12 years ago.

# galvwat - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

A selector role after a cup of tea, the 2008 final nightmare and a fractured skull in a club game
# Deise Duty
# Deise Duty

A selector role after a cup of tea, the 2008 final nightmare and a fractured skull in a club game

Aug 29th 2017, 4:10 PM 7,703 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Murphy’s Waterford hurling journey brings him to Sunday in Croke Park.

All-Ireland treble on the horizon for Patrick Curran but he'll stay level-headed
# Deise Drive
# Deise Drive

All-Ireland treble on the horizon for Patrick Curran but he'll stay level-headed

Aug 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 6,185 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford forward has won All-Ireland medals at minor and U21 level, but a senior title has always been the goal.

Galway's task at shutting down 'the engine room' and 'spiritual leader' of the Waterford team
# Two On Two
# Two On Two

Galway's task at shutting down 'the engine room' and 'spiritual leader' of the Waterford team

Aug 29th 2017, 7:30 AM 4,968 Views 3 Comments

Jamie Barron and Kevin Moran have starred for Galway this summer.