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A combination of factors see GAA fans go missing in their thousands

Inside Track with John McIntyre WHERE have the GAA crowds gone? A triple header at Croke Park on Sunday which included two National Camogie League...

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Kilkenny fall in another national final but Cats still have Galway’s number

Inside Track with John McIntyre GIVEN their unprecedented dominance of hurling for the first 15 years of this century, we thought we’d never see...

11.04.2024 10

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Gaelic football shows its better side in a spectacular Division One final

Inside Track with John McIntyre The GAA’s split season is run on an extremely tight schedule but persistent appeals about dispatching with the...

04.04.2024 10

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Galway’s resources tested to the limit but Joyce’s soldiers are still standing

Inside Track with John McIntyre IF Padraic Joyce wanted to, he could hide behind a crippling injury list to some star players as Galway footballers...

07.03.2024 10

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A lot conspired against them but Galway didn’t do half badly at all

Inside Track with John McIntyre WHEN you consider all the players Galway were missing and a tendency to press the self-destruct button during the...

29.02.2024 10

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Injury-hit Galway show no shortage of bottle in overcoming Tyrone men

Inside Track with John McIntyre WE assume the gun was put to the heads of the Galway footballers at half-time in Omagh last Sunday. Well, how else...

22.02.2024 20

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The jury remains out on summer prospects of inconsistent Galway

Inside Track with John McIntyre Where are Galway hurlers at? We presumed Sunday’s National League encounter against Tipperary would enlighten us a...

15.02.2024 10

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Galway step up intensity to earn deserved draw with the Rossies

Inside Track with John McIntyre THEY didn’t win the game; only scored nine points; and just managed three scores from play, but Galway football...

08.02.2024 20

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Tough day for Galway teams but no need to press the panic buttons yet

Inside Track with John McIntyre PADRAIC Joyce must be sick of the sight of Mayo footballers by now. Since taking over as Galway manager in the winter...

01.02.2024 5

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New All-Ireland champs St Thomas’ have never been more appreciated

Inside Track with John McIntyre FOR all their hurling and achievements over nearly a dozen seasons, St Thomas’ hadn’t really permeated the wider...

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Lucky O’Loughlin Gaels pose big threat to St Thomas’ title dreams

Inside Track with John McIntyre OVER 12 years later, eight of the players who were involved in St Thomas’ first ever Galway senior hurling triumph...

18.01.2024 8

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Magnificent St Thomas’ rise to the occasion in flooring title hot-pots!

Inside Track with John McIntyre SOME observers didn’t think St Thomas’ had that kind of performance in them. The Galway champions have been...

21.12.2023 10

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Graveyard shift hardly does justice to prestige of club hurling semi-final

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT’S time to put my cards on the table. I hate night-time (floodlit) hurling. And the prospect of heading off to...

14.12.2023 10

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Corofin’s unexpected loss darkens local football mood ahead of 2024

Inside Track with John McIntyre JUST when we were starting to wonder if another era of dominance was dawning for the Corofin footballers, the rug was...

07.12.2023 10

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Fingers crossed that ‘happy days’ return for top jockey Graham Lee

Inside Track with John McIntyre It is with a heavy heart that I am writing this week’s column. For one of Galway’s greatest sportspeople ever...

30.11.2023 10

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Corofin’s return to the top is a bad omen for all other title challengers

Inside Track with John McIntyre WHAT unfolded at Pearse Stadium on Sunday will have put the fear of God into all Corofin’s senior football...

09.11.2023 7

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St Thomas’ pull off something that we thought was nearly impossible

Inside Track with John McIntyre YOU have got to hand it to St Thomas’; they always find a way. Eight county finals – nine if you include last...

02.11.2023 10

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If Turloughmore can’t stop Cooney they won’t be toppling St Thomas’

Inside Track with John McIntyre AHEAD of Sunday’s eagerly anticipated Senior A hurling final, both champions St Thomas’ and challengers...

26.10.2023 4

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Scene set for Galway hurling final humdinger with so much at stake

Inside Track with John McIntyre The only time St Thomas’ and Turloughmore previously met in a county final – at Kenny Park in early October of...

19.10.2023 6

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Brilliant Ireland stay on track to pull off something special in World Cup

Inside Track with John McIntyre NOTHING seems to spook the greatest Irish rugby team of all time which is just as well given what’s coming down the...

12.10.2023 6

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Senior hurling quarter-finals fail to serve up much fire and brimstone

Inside Track with John McIntyre SO much for the hope of competitive Galway senior hurling quarter-finals last weekend. One of them turned into a...

05.10.2023 30

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O’Shea coming on board raises the stakes for both Shefflin and Galway

Inside Track with John McIntyre Galway have finally got their man. After some significant courting over the years, Eamon O’Shea is throwing in his...

28.09.2023 20

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The way Ireland are going World Cup triumph is no longer fantasy

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT’S finally beginning to dawn on us that Ireland possesses the armoury to capture the rugby World Cup. Well, this...

21.09.2023 10

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Kenny is sadly on borrowed time as Irish continue to flounder in Europe

Inside Track with John McIntyre It’s sad to be even saying it, but Stephen Kenny is probably a dead manager walking. His tenure as Republic of...

14.09.2023 10

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Killimor and Kilconieron count the cost of new scoring difference rule

Inside Track with John McIntyre GALWAY County Board officials will be keeping their fingers crossed over the next few days that senior hurling clubs...

07.09.2023 10

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