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Congratulations to Brendan Noonan who won two gold medals at the recent European Open Stick Fighting championships that were held in NUI Galway last June. Brendan was the winner in the veterans’ heavyweight and super-heavyweight category. Competitive stick-fighting is the sport version of the ancient Philippine martial art of Escrima. Competitors wear helmets and body… Read more »

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Saturday the 28th of August was a special day for the Claregalway U15 badminton team, the beginning of a fantastic weekend in Mosney, Co. Meath for the Credit Union Community Games. We left Claregalway church on Saturday morning armed with plenty of luggage and supplies for the weekend ahead. We had only one thing on… Read more »

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This is our 2nd year Competing in County and City Camogie Competitions. We have teams at U10, U12 and U14 levels. Last year, it is fair to say we struggled in most competitions. This year, the girls are doing us proud with some stirring performances. So much so that all three teams qualified for the final… Read more »

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Congratulations to Kevin Kenny, Clogher, who was recently nominated Sportsman of the Year in Moneenageisha Community College. Kevin,who has excelled locally on the Badminton and Basketball scene for many years, has continued to do so throughout his years in Secondary School. Anyone who has watched Kevin compete, cannot fail to be impressed by his skill,… Read more »

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Our new sponsor for this year is Harry’s Cycles and Garden Machinery. We are indebted to them for their very generous sponsorship and look forward to a challenging year knowing that our finances are stable. Thanks to Greaney Glass who has sponsored the Club for so long. It is heartening to see new faces willing… Read more »

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Congratulations to our Community games team who were successful in the County finals last Saturday. They are now going into a very intensive period of training in preparation for the Connacht Finals which will be held in Claregalway on 24th July. Junior Badminton continues every Tuesday from 5.30–8.30pm. Adult Badminton on the same night from… Read more »

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There was a large entry from the local schools for the Community Games Art Competition. They would like to thank all the schools who took the time to allow for the competition and especially to the teachers who gave their time to the children. The organisers would like also to congratulate all who entered with… Read more »

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Junior Badminton The U11 and U17 County Championships took place on Sunday 20th March in the Galway Lawn Tennis Club. In the U11 Competition, Mark Loughlin was the star of the day. He played extremely well to win three gold medals. He won the boys singles, the boys doubles with Gregory Hehir and the mixed… Read more »

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The U14 hurling season began on the 23rd of January, with an excellent turnout of boys and girls for the indoor hurling coaching sessions in Claregalway and Carnmore. The purchase of the Nuri indoor hurleys have been very successful judging by the improvement in skill levels of both the boys and the girls. We are… Read more »

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On Saturday 20th February, Claregalway Basketball Club held a one day Tournament with Sligo All Stars Basketball club. All ages were involved and a total of 72 competitors travelled from Sligo for the day. The day began with the U9s competing, followed by the U11s, U13s and U15s. Overall, the standard of play in the… Read more »

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Junior Badminton  Junior Badminton Continues on Tuesdays from 5.30–8.30pm and on Saturdays from 3.30–6.30pm. The National Finals of the Community Games is being held in May this year, which means our U15 team will be selected shortly as training will have to commence very soon. Everyone sends best wishes to Mark Loughlin who is injured… Read more »

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The Carnmore Hurling Club held it’s Annual General Meeting recently. The outgoing Chairman Johnny Duggan welcomed everyone and thanked all officers, managers, trainers, selectors players and club members for all their work in 1998. General satisfaction was expressed with the club’s activities during the year. He complimented the Juvenile Club and the newly formed Camogie… Read more »

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