Home Tag Archives: tommy dunne

Tag Archives: tommy dunne

Dunne & Egan Ratified By County Board For Sheedy’s Backroom Team

Launch Of RTÉ’s GAA Championship 2015 coverage, Ballyhale Shamrocks GAA Club, Kilkenny 10/5/2015 Liam Sheedy speaking on Sunday Sport on RTE Radio 1 at the launch of RTÉ’s GAA Championship 2015 coverage Ballyhale Shamrocks GAA club today

The Tipperary county board have confirmed that they have ratified both Darragh Egan and Tommy Dunne for appointment to Liam Sheedy’s backroom team for 2019. After an absence of eight-years, Sheedy was confirmed to take the reins for his county once again last month, replacing Michael Ryan after his three-year spell in charge. Now, one month on from that announcement, …

Read More »

Five Potential Limerick Managers To Replace Martin Russell

SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Oriel Park, Dundalk 26/6/2015 Dundalk vs Limerick Limerick manager Martin Russell

Limerick confirmed the departure of Martin Russell on Monday by mutual consent, making him the first managerial casualty of the new League of Ireland season. The 49-year-old has left Markets Field after almost three years at the club, and although it is being painted as a mutual decision, it seems more likely that Russell has paid the price for Limerick’s …

Read More »

Anthony Daly Emerges As Frontrunner For Clare Job With High Profile Backroom Team

Clare Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final Replay 29/6/2013 Kilkenny vs Dublin Kilkenny's manager Brian Cody and Dublin's manager Anthony Daly after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

After Davy Fitzgerland resigned as manager of the Clare senior hurling team, there has been much talk about potential successors. This morning, a report via RTÉ suggests that Anthony Daly will be returning for a second stint with the Banner. The former All-Ireland winning captain led Clare for three seasons last decade, reaching an All-Ireland quarter-final in his first year, before back-to-back …

Read More »

Munster Name Impressive Interprovincial Hurling Squad

Anthony Nash Cork

The Munster championship is renowned as the most competitive tournament in hurling. Any of the five teams who take part are in with a genuine chance of winning each year. The beauty is, there is rarely a one-sided game. A testament to this is that since 2010, each county has won a Munster title except for Clare, who captured Liam McCarthy in …

Read More »

Galway United Land Former Chelsea Trainee

Galway United have announced the signing of ex-Chelsea trainee Tomi Saarelma. The 26-year-old winger joins the EA Sports Cup finalists from his home club in Finland, FC Lahti; the same club from which Chelsea acquired his services as a schoolboy in 2005 on a two-year scholarship. There, he made 35 appearances, scoring on three occasions for the Chelsea under-18 squad. However, he …

Read More »

Depleted Galway Host Drogheda United In Relegation Six-Pointer

Four defeats in their last five league games, coupled with the improvement in form of Derry, Limerick and now Sligo, who beat Drogheda 4-0 on Friday, means that both sides are now just three points above the relegation play-off spot and well and truly involved in a dogfight to stay in the Premier Division. Galway United have not won a league …

Read More »

Galway United Hoping For An Upturn In Form Against Bohemians

Galway United travel to Dalymount Park tonight, hoping to end their recent pitiful form. The Tribesmen have not won in the league since the 11th of July when they travelled to Markets Field and triumphed on the night, scoring four in the process. However, to travel to Dalymount and snatch points will prove to be a trickier task, considering their …

Read More »

Agony For Galway As Derry Coast To Victory In The West

Last week proved to be a great week for the underdogs during the Galway Races in Ballybrit and last night at Eamonn Deacy Park it proved no different with the priced travelling underdogs, Derry City, capitalising on a depleted Galway United squad, which included three of their under-19 players. From the get go the Galway back four had their backs against …

Read More »

Galway United Face Relegation-Threatened Derry City

EA Sports Cup finalists Galway United face-off against relegation-threatened Derry City at Eamonn Deacy Park this Friday evening. Peter Hutton will be looking to exploit the tiredness of the Galway United players, having been brought to extra time by Dundalk on Monday evening in the EA Sports Cup semi-final. The Derry manager was in attendance at the match on Monday and …

Read More »

The Seagulls Make It Four Wins From Four With Win Over Galway

Galway United never really showed up on Friday evening in Eamonn Deacy Park, and a Bray Wanderers team that pressed until the very end thoroughly deserved the three points, winning 1-0 in the end.  The first half was a mixed bag to say the least. Great opportunities were presented but neither team were able to capitalise. Galway United’s Jake Keegan was …

Read More »

Massive Mid-Table Meeting: Galway United Host Bray Wanderers

A game which will make, or could even break, each club’s seasons takes place this Friday evening in Eamonn Deacy Park, when Galway United host Bray Wanderers.            Galway come into the game off the back of a pre-season win against a Liverpool development squad, a match which finished 1-0 to the Tribesmen, with young Pádraig Cunningham scoring the only goal in …

Read More »

Struggling Drogheda Host In-Form Tribesmen

President Michael D. Higgins will be in attendance at United Park on Friday as Johnny McDonnell’s Drogheda United side, who have kept just one clean sheet this season, host an in-form Galway United side that are looking for their fourth straight win in all competitions. The Boynesiders picked up a much-needed three points at home to Bray Wanderers a fortnight …

Read More »

Shamrock Rovers Put Galway United To The Sword

Shamrock Rovers put a dogged Galway side to the sword tonight, thanks to a brace from Mickey Drennan, and a debut goal for Brandon Miele, which helps the Hoops keep pace with the league leaders at the top of the table. United Defender Mark Ludden also received a late red card for the visitors. Ironically, it was the exact same …

Read More »

Shamrock Rovers Host A Depleted Galway United

Shamrock Rovers host Galway United at Tallaght Stadium for the first time since 2010, when former fan-favourite Gary Twigg scored a first half hat-trick in a 3-0 win, which condemned the Tribesmen to the First Division that year. Rovers are fresh from a 0-0 draw with arch rivals Bohemians, while Galway’s last trip away from Eamonn Deacy Park was a 2-0 defeat …

Read More »

Premier Division Preview: Galway United vs Drogheda

Drogheda United travel to Galway on Friday evening in the hope of continuing their 100% record this season, while the home side are looking to pick up their first points of the campaign.  Galway haven’t had the best of starts in the league, with successive defeats at the hands of Derry City and Bohemians leaving them without any points on the …

Read More »

Audio: Galway Boss – ‘Every Game, Every Week Will Be Tough’

Galway won promotion the hard way last season, beating UCD via the promotion/relegation play-off. The challenge for Tommy Dunne’s men now is to consolidate a place in the Premier Division. At the launch of the SSE Airtricity League we spoke to the Galway boss about pre-season and some of the new signings he’s made during the off-season. Just click the …

Read More »

2015 Season Preview: Galway United

As the Premier Division gradually beckons, P.J Ó Cualáin analyses what Galway United supporters should expect from their team in the 2015 season. 2014 was a great year to be a Galway United supporter with the Tribesmen gaining promotion in the first year as a club since they went into liquidation in 2011. Four years on and things are looking bright for Tommy …

Read More »

LoI: Pundit Arena Sits Down With Galway’s Ryan Connolly

Galway’s Ryan Connolly talks Tommy Dunne, the season ahead and the FAI   In an exclusive for Pundit Arena, we talk today with Galway supremo Ryan Connolly about the secret to Tommy Dunne’s success as Galway boss and what grounds he’s personally looking forward to visiting this coming season. Ryan joined the newly formed Galway United FC in the 2014 off …

Read More »