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Local Badminton star, Christopher Keane kindly agreed (with just a little pressure) to write an account for the Nuacht Chláir about his recent trip to South Africa. This was certainly an experience and achievement, that must stand out as something extra special. Not many local youngsters would have had such an opportunity, which resulted from… Read more »

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The playing year is now in full swing with most of the County Competitions completed, and with the City Leagues kicking into action. So far we have had a very active year with U16s, U14s, U12s and U10s teams all involved in those county competitions. Our U16s were in a tough group, and failed to… Read more »

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Intermediates overcame refereeing adversity at Renmore on Monday May 1st to run out narrow winners over St.James by 1–12 to 1–10. In a hard and closely contested encounter, an early goal by Adrian Moran got Claregalway off to a good start but thereafter we were never more than a couple of points ahead. This win… Read more »

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Congratulations to Maria Griffin, Catherine Fleming, Niall Farrell, Padraic Quinn, David Kenny, Gerard Kirrane, Mary Kelly and Aine Skelly who won the U15 Co. League B. Congratulations to Christopher Keane on reaching the Singles Final in Dublin in the Easter Tournament. Mark Loughlin and Ian Steven also played in the U13 Leinster Open tournament. Both… Read more »

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The Senior Hurlers have shed their winter cloaks and are in serious training for the forth-coming championship under the guidance of their Manager, Johnny Duggan, selectors Johnny Greaney and former senior player Sean Newell. This year, the trainer is no less than Joe Reilly who in 1992 and 1993 guided them to the two County… Read more »

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Sunday 8th May marked a major success for Claregalway Division 3 League Team. They represented Connacht at Division 4 Level (Connacht Teams go down a grade at National Level Competition) in the All Ireland League Finals, in the Galway Lawn Tennis Club. Claregalway played brilliantly to defeat Blackrock from Cork, but were overcome by an… Read more »

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Congratulations to our Division III and Division IV teams for reaching the County League Finals. Our Division III team were successful on the day and go on to contest the Connacht Finals on April 16th. Good luck to all. Team Members: Liam Hyland, Mairead Glynn, Paul Casserly, Fionnuala Glynn, Niall Hartigan, Caroline Mooney, Carmel Joyce. Our… Read more »

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Two local sporting heroes John Forde (Badminton) and John Paul O’Connell (Minor Hurling) were honoured on Friday 21st January at the 35th Co. Galway Sports Stars award banquet in the Ardilaun House Hotel, Galway. John Forde John Forde received the overall award for Racquet Sports and it is great to see John getting local recognition… Read more »

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A large attendance converged at the Carnmore Community Centre recently for the AGM of the Carnmore Hurling Club. Prior to the meeting, a Commemorative Stone erected at the pitch and grounds to honour deceased members was blessed by Canon Noel Mullin and was followed by Mass for all deceased members with special remembrance for the… Read more »

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Results of Fundraising Draw for the promotion of Underage Football 1st Prize £50 Robert Lawlor, Turloughmore 2nd Prize £30 Philip Raftery, Lakeview, Claregalway 3rd Prize £20 The Hennessy Family, Lydican, Oranmore   Football Winners (Sellers of full cards) William Morris, Cregboy Hubert Newell, Lakeview Justin Brennan, Rooaunmore Shane Starken, Gort Cathal Hanley, Carnmore.   Míle buíochas… Read more »

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Our U14 team finished the playing year in style by winning the City League. This gives us a double for 1999, with the U10s already victorious. After a long year (those girls started training 1st Feb. for County Competitions) the girls qualified for the semi-final with victories over Abbeyknockmoy, Salthill, Moycullen and Cois Fharraige. The… Read more »