# Galway GAA

Last month
February 2023
# Off the Mark
Second-half surges key as counties earn first league wins to ease relegation fears
Round 3 of the Allianz Football leagues concluded at the weekend.
# Hurling
Cork reaffirm credentials by notching up 4-24 to overpower Galway
The Rebels struck 2-3 without reply in six minutes after the break while defender Oisin Salmon was also sent off.
# Talking Points
Lyng v Cahill tactics, Limerick's returning stars, and Fitzgibbon Cup headaches
Three talking points ahead of the weekend’s Allianz Hurling League action.
# Preview
'There's not a hotel room available' - Wexford ready for Galway with silverware on the line
The two sides will meet in round one of the Allianz hurling league that will double up as the Walsh Cup final.
January 2023
# Division 1
O'Donoghue scores late equaliser to ensure Mayo share spoils with Galway
The Connacht rivals played out an absorbing clash in front 13,654 spectators at MacHale Park.
# big loss
Huge blow for Galway as All-Star defender Liam Silke opts out for 2023
The Corofin native is staying in New Zealand.
# Compromise
Walsh Cup final moved from Croke Park with backing of Wexford and Galway
Elsewhere, Tipperary footballer Robbie Kiely has announced his inter-county retirement.
# Up and Running
Niland grabs 0-17 as three-goal Galway make winning start to 2023
The Tribesmen had too much firepower in the end against a gutsy Westmeath.
# Off the Mark
Finnerty's 2-7 helps All-Ireland finalists Galway book semi-final spot with 14-point win
Galway had five of their All-Ireland final team starting this evening.
Last year
# Sharp
'Gives the rest of us space to do damage' - Crokes forwards benefiting from Walsh
Shane Horan has benefitted hugely from having a player of Walsh’s calibre in the Crokes’ forward line.
# part of the tribe
Shefflin feeling better prepared to push Galway to next level in second season
‘We’re all a year further on. The management team and I are more comfortable and hopefully the group are more comfortable.’
# Tribesmen
Galway star midfielder not ruling out 2023 comeback as Connacht club decider beckons
Peter Cooke says he may consider rejoining the fold after finishing up his club season with Moycullen.
# Memories
'Running up mountains' to end 65-year title wait and replay date with Galway's modern kingpins
Loughrea’s Brian Mahony remembers his side’s Galway SHC victory in 2006 and looks ahead to the replay against St Thomas’.
# Final pairing
Defending Galway champions dumped out as impressive Maigh Cuilinn book final spot
Sean Kelly came off to a standing ovation after powering his club past Mountbellew-Moylough.
# Galway GAA
John O'Mahony still working his magic as Salthill-Knocknacarra secure county final place
Damien Comer’s Annaghdown were unable to produce an upset at Pearse Stadium.
# hard fought win
O'Mahony's Salthill-Knocknacarra and Mountbellew-Moylough book final four spots
Tuam Stars and Galway kingpins Corofin were beaten in close encounters at Tuam Stadium.
# working wonders
Galway GAA forecast over €1m in gate receipts and major streaming increase
Galway GAA chairperson Paul Bellew says the split season has been a ‘godsend’ for clubs.
# staying on
Pádraic Joyce set to remain as Galway boss for next three seasons
Galway won a Connacht title and reached the All-Ireland football final in 2022.
# Galway GAA
County final rematch the stand-out tie in Galway football quarter-final draw
All the games will be played on the weekend of 8-9 October.
# On The Sidelines
Potential blow for Galway as Corofin star Molloy suffers possible cruciate injury
It’s believed that he suffered the injury while on club duty for Corofin.
# going east
Shane Walsh completes transfer to Kilmacud Crokes
It’s understood that Walsh’s home club in Galway, Kilkerrin-Clonberne, did not lodge an objection to the controversial transfer.
# Departures Lounge
Shane Walsh explains reasons behind Kilmacud Crokes club transfer request
‘I’m living and studying in Dublin now so it’s the right move for me at this point in my career,’ Galway star said.
# Big Switch
Galway star forward Shane Walsh in line for major switch to Dublin's Kilmacud Crokes - report
The Kilkerrin/Clonberne club is devastated by the news that they could be losing a key player.
# coming together
The dressing room speech that helped Galway recover from late chaos against Armagh
Galway selector John Concannon was full of praise for the squad’s leaders.
# life lessons
'It was a penalty shootout and I refused to take one. Never again'
Matthew Tierney scored the winning penalty in Galway’s dramatic victory against Armagh.
# same same
Barry John Keane on Galway: 'The closest team to Kerry on football that I've played against'
Barry John Keane says the two counties competing in this year’s All-Ireland final are kindred spirits.
# heroic
Gary Sice on Galway's leader: 'Pádraic is a very confident individual in his own ability'
Corofin player Sice recalls his memories of playing with the current Galway boss.
# for the fans
Kerry cancel open day ahead of All-Ireland final due to Covid-19 concerns
Meanwhile, Galway are holding tomorrow’s press event outside at Pearse Stadium for the same reason.
# AFL Pals
Derry's 'cool cat' bringing professional skills from Aussie Rules into All-Ireland semi-final
Conor Nash tells The42 about the strengths of his former Hawthorn teammate, and Derry’s star midfielder, Conor Glass.
# Team news
Emmett Bradley gets a recall for Derry while Galway stick to their guns for Croke Park clash
Tribesmen boss Pádraic Joyce has not tinkered with the XV who won that epic penalty shootout victory last time out, but Rory Gallagher has shuffled his pack somewhat.
Galway deliver against Mayo when it matters most to claim All Ireland minor title
After losing twice in the Connacht championship, the young Tribesmen had the last laugh over their near neighbours.
# ups and downs
From Galway All-Ireland win to life without hurling in Amsterdam
Galway All-Ireland winner John Hanbury reflects on his playing career and reasons for stepping away from the game.
# two for two
'It would be brilliant but we'd even take one' - Galway's All-Ireland double bid reaches last four stage
The Tribesmen are the only county left who could complete the clean sweep in hurling and football.
# Ready to Rock
Roscommon's Dr Hyde Park to host Friday night All-Ireland minor football final
Galway and Mayo will contest the decider in July.
# not having it
'It's a disgrace that Armagh are out of the championship based on five penalties'
Seán Cavanagh said it was ‘unacceptable’ to use penalty shootouts to determine a winner in an All-Ireland quarter-final.
# Galway GAA
'Scandalous,' 'shame on all involved' - Sunday Game panel slam ugly scenes in Armagh v Galway
Galway’s Seán Kelly and Aidan Nugent of Armagh have both been red-carded over the incident.
# A New Power
'They all seem to be playing for each other and for the manager' - The Armagh revolution
2002 All-Ireland winner Diarmaid Marsden talks about the influence of Stefan Campbell, and Armagh’s impressive 2022 form.
# Galway GAA
'Your goals change from wanting to get on the team to trying to put on your shoe by yourself'
Galway full-back Seán Mulkerrin was sidelined for the season after picking up a serious knee injury.
# Gaelic Football
Walsh's mantra: 'When you get a football in your hands it is a ball of magic'
Galway forward Shane Walsh chats about working with Bernard Dunne, returning to college and his love of football.
# Final Four
Galway to face Limerick and Clare take on Kilkenny as All-Ireland semi-final pairings confirmed
Two mouth-watering ties are on the way in July.