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#The West's awake

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 26 June, 2021

'He's an absolute master of the craft' - Why Clare's long-serving boss shows no signs of stopping
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'He's an absolute master of the craft' - Why Clare's long-serving boss shows no signs of stopping

Jun 26th 2021, 10:00 AM 17,918 Views 4 Comments

A masterful coach, Colm Collins has instilled belief and high standards in Clare’s footballers for years. This evening his eighth championship with the Banner throws in.

Joe McDonagh, the man of the people who helped modernise the GAA
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Joe McDonagh, the man of the people who helped modernise the GAA

Jun 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,808 Views 3 Comments

It is five years since former GAA president Joe McDonagh died. Today, the competition named in his honour — a fitting legacy — gets under way.

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 23 February, 2020

McShane stretchered off as Galway hand out Harte's heaviest defeat as Tyrone boss
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McShane stretchered off as Galway hand out Harte's heaviest defeat as Tyrone boss

Feb 23rd 2020, 4:13 PM 18,013 Views 20 Comments

Padraic Joyce’s side romped to a 19-point win over the 13 men of Tyrone.

# the-wests-awake - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Connacht captain Jarrad Butler commits to province with new deal
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Connacht captain Jarrad Butler commits to province with new deal

Nov 6th 2019, 10:56 AM 6,401 Views 10 Comments

It’s more positive news for the western province.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 11 October, 2019

Two-time All-Ireland winner Joyce set to take over Galway senior footballers
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Two-time All-Ireland winner Joyce set to take over Galway senior footballers

Oct 11th 2019, 6:20 PM 8,183 Views 6 Comments

Padraic Joyce is to be recommended as the Tribesmen’s new boss.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 27 May, 2019

Connacht trio named in Barbarians squad for England showdown at Twickenham
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Connacht trio named in Barbarians squad for England showdown at Twickenham

May 27th 2019, 1:38 PM 12,120 Views 15 Comments

Finlay Bealham, Niyi Adeolokun and David Heffernan have been selected for the historic double-header.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 27 August, 2018

'Winning becomes a habit': Friend feels growing confidence as Connacht go into new Pro14 season
# Gathering Steam
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# Gathering Steam

'Winning becomes a habit': Friend feels growing confidence as Connacht go into new Pro14 season

Aug 27th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,023 Views 3 Comments

Glasgow Warriors will be a tough opening fixture in Galway fro the new coach.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 22 January, 2018

'We'd love to get one over them': Connacht can't wait to welcome old foes Gloucester to Galway
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'We'd love to get one over them': Connacht can't wait to welcome old foes Gloucester to Galway

Jan 22nd 2018, 11:15 AM 5,743 Views 5 Comments

The western province had to tackle Gloucester in Kingsholm twice at the end of the 2014/15 season. Can they change their fortunes at the Sportsground?

# the-wests-awake - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

New hurling competition to be named after Galway All-Ireland winner and ex-GAA President
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# Joe McDonagh

New hurling competition to be named after Galway All-Ireland winner and ex-GAA President

Nov 28th 2017, 4:52 PM 8,422 Views 1 Comment

McDonagh passed away in May last year.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 30 September, 2017

A good day for Galway hurling as U21 side joins Leinster and new minor quarter-final system
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A good day for Galway hurling as U21 side joins Leinster and new minor quarter-final system

Sep 30th 2017, 3:12 PM 7,251 Views 8 Comments

The motions were passed at Special Congress in Croke Park today.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 25 August, 2017

Galway into their first FAI Cup quarter-final in seven years after taking Pat's at Inchicore
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Galway into their first FAI Cup quarter-final in seven years after taking Pat's at Inchicore

Aug 25th 2017, 10:44 PM 3,774 Views 3 Comments

The Tribesmen scored early and late as the Saints crumbled at home.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'I don’t think there’s anything worse than someone being patronising' - Galway skipper Cooney
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'I don’t think there’s anything worse than someone being patronising' - Galway skipper Cooney

Jun 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 11,816 Views 1 Comment

Heather Cooney, sister of Galway senior hurler Conor, is captain of the Tribeswomen as they begin their Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship campaign later today.

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Rochford's revenge mission, Aidan O'Shea factor, cold Tribesmen - Galway-Mayo talking points
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Rochford's revenge mission, Aidan O'Shea factor, cold Tribesmen - Galway-Mayo talking points

Jun 11th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,754 Views 15 Comments

Pearse Stadium is the venue as both counties chase a Connacht final spot on 9 July.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Lam says Connacht are looking for reinforcements as injury toll rises
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# IQ

Lam says Connacht are looking for reinforcements as injury toll rises

Dec 31st 2016, 9:33 PM 13,993 Views 42 Comments

The western province suffered a home defeat to Munster this evening.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 7 October, 2016

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster
# Talking Points
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# Talking Points

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster

Oct 7th 2016, 10:54 PM 12,433 Views 6 Comments

That and more points to ponder after Pat Lam defeated Ulster for the first time.

Connacht bridge 4-year wait to beat Ulster in inter-pro thriller
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# Rare And Wonderful

Connacht bridge 4-year wait to beat Ulster in inter-pro thriller

Oct 7th 2016, 9:33 PM 24,827 Views 58 Comments

Ulster went to Galway with five wins from five this season, but came well and truly unstuck.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 1 October, 2016

A win at last: Pat Lam proud to see Connacht do it their way
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# Born To Run

A win at last: Pat Lam proud to see Connacht do it their way

Oct 1st 2016, 12:39 PM 6,517 Views 4 Comments

The champions’ philosophy was on full display in last night’s bonus point win over Edinburgh.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 1 July, 2016

Connacht sign new 3-year sponsorship deal with Elverys
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Connacht sign new 3-year sponsorship deal with Elverys

Jul 1st 2016, 9:44 AM 6,557 Views 7 Comments

The champions will release their new kit later this month.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Former GAA president and Galway hurling star Joe McDonagh dies
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Former GAA president and Galway hurling star Joe McDonagh dies

May 21st 2016, 9:10 AM 31,153 Views 23 Comments

“Galway has lost a hero,” said An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Late Loftus point stuns Dublin as Mayo book first All-Ireland U21 final in a decade
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Late Loftus point stuns Dublin as Mayo book first All-Ireland U21 final in a decade

Apr 16th 2016, 4:25 PM 10,476 Views 40 Comments

There was a dramatic end to this afternoon’s EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football semi-final at O’Connor Park in Tullamore.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 1 April, 2016

One O'Connor in, the other out as Mayo look to avoid relegation against Down
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One O'Connor in, the other out as Mayo look to avoid relegation against Down

Apr 1st 2016, 9:35 PM 6,286 Views 4 Comments

A win against relegated Down at Elverys MacHale Park should be enough for Stephen Rochford’s men.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Connacht's five stars: 'We didn't say much at the end, just looked at each other and had a big smile'
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Connacht's five stars: 'We didn't say much at the end, just looked at each other and had a big smile'

Mar 12th 2016, 8:34 PM 14,930 Views 21 Comments

New cap Finlay Bealham made it a Connacht quintet helping Ireland to a 58 – 15 win over Italy.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Green giants! Connacht save their best for last in a historic win over Munster
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Green giants! Connacht save their best for last in a historic win over Munster

Nov 28th 2015, 7:31 PM 34,515 Views 112 Comments

It’s the first time in 29 years that Connacht have beaten Munster in Thomond Park.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 27 July, 2015

It was a family affair as the fun began at the Galway Races today
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It was a family affair as the fun began at the Galway Races today

Jul 27th 2015, 8:04 PM 13,698 Views 1 Comment

Modem wins the two-mile Connacht Hotel Qualified Riders’ Handicap

# the-wests-awake - Friday 3 July, 2015

Are Galway's hurlers the real deal or will they fall flat again?
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Are Galway's hurlers the real deal or will they fall flat again?

Jul 3rd 2015, 12:25 AM 7,947 Views 11 Comments

Sunday’s Leinster final against Kilkenny will tell us more about Galway’s championship credentials.

# the-wests-awake - Friday 19 June, 2015

Connacht have signed Ireland Rugby League convert Api Pewhairangi
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Connacht have signed Ireland Rugby League convert Api Pewhairangi

Jun 19th 2015, 2:05 PM 7,774 Views 12 Comments

The 23-year-old is Irish-qualified through his grandmother.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 20 April, 2015

Connacht's injury crisis isn't getting any better, they've sent 3 players for surgery this week
# Front Up Stitched Up
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# Front Up Stitched Up

Connacht's injury crisis isn't getting any better, they've sent 3 players for surgery this week

Apr 20th 2015, 4:53 PM 5,720 Views 6 Comments

Quinn Roux, Nathan White and Mick Kearney will go under the knife this week.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 11 April, 2015

As it Happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro12 From The42
Live Apr 11th 2015, 3:40 PM

As it Happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro12

# the-wests-awake - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Galway's Corofin win back All-Ireland senior club football crown after 17 years
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Galway's Corofin win back All-Ireland senior club football crown after 17 years

Mar 17th 2015, 5:21 PM 8,065 Views 0 Comments

The North Galway club saw off Derry’s Slaughtneil this afternoon.

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 18 January, 2015

As it happened: Connacht v Exeter, Challenge Cup From The42
Live Jan 18th 2015, 3:15 PM

As it happened: Connacht v Exeter, Challenge Cup

# the-wests-awake - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Joe Canning: Connacht's form will inspire Galway hurlers and the rest of the west
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Joe Canning: Connacht's form will inspire Galway hurlers and the rest of the west

Jan 8th 2015, 3:43 PM 5,244 Views 1 Comment

Galway are getting ready for their Division 1A league opener against Clare next month.

# the-wests-awake - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Why you should spend your St Stephen's Day watching inter-provincial rugby
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# Inter-pro

Why you should spend your St Stephen's Day watching inter-provincial rugby

Dec 25th 2014, 10:00 PM 7,407 Views 2 Comments

Get yourself out of the house and into some of sport’s great rivalries.

# the-wests-awake - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Blade cuts deep as Connacht claim brilliant win away to Bayonne
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Blade cuts deep as Connacht claim brilliant win away to Bayonne

Dec 13th 2014, 9:50 PM 11,116 Views 32 Comments

The 20-year-old scrum-half scored twice including a late game-changer.

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Here are all of this week’s Pro12 highlights
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# Recap

Here are all of this week’s Pro12 highlights

Jan 5th 2014, 2:37 PM 2,360 Views 1 Comment

It wasn’t just Ireland that witnessed full-blooded derbies this week.

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Muldoon hails effort of Connacht’s young front row after Dragons drama
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Muldoon hails effort of Connacht’s young front row after Dragons drama

Dec 22nd 2013, 1:40 PM 2,498 Views 10 Comments

“Conditions weren’t great, the rugby wasn’t great, but the win was. And that’s all that matters.”

# the-wests-awake - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Mayo minors earn All-Ireland football final spot with comfortable win
# Convincing
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# Convincing

Mayo minors earn All-Ireland football final spot with comfortable win

Aug 25th 2013, 2:51 PM 1,810 Views 0 Comments

The seniors will hope for similar success later this afternoon.

# the-wests-awake - Thursday 20 June, 2013

'This Taoiseach is like the Mayo footballers - he's all about the solo run'
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'This Taoiseach is like the Mayo footballers - he's all about the solo run'

Jun 20th 2013, 3:15 PM 5,701 Views 20 Comments

Barry Cowen reckons Enda Kenny’s plan to abolish the Seanad reminds him of the performance of his county’s footballers.

# the-wests-awake - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Connacht given back-row boost for 'Quins trip and secure future of 4 key forwards
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Connacht given back-row boost for 'Quins trip and secure future of 4 key forwards

Jan 9th 2013, 2:30 PM 918 Views 0 Comments

It’s good news all round for George Naoupu.

# the-wests-awake - Monday 24 December, 2012

Half-term report: How our provinces have shaped up so far
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# Appraisal

Half-term report: How our provinces have shaped up so far

Dec 24th 2012, 11:30 AM 1,304 Views 0 Comments

We’re at the midway point of the season, time to see where we all stand.

# the-wests-awake - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight
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# Maths And Stats

Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight

Oct 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 1,267 Views 1 Comment

Was Denis Buckley really a whole 50 kilos lighter than his direct opponent? “Don’t believe the programme.”

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