Galway’s Danny Cummins celebrates scoring his side’s  goal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 1-11 Derry 0-8 The rap sheet on this Galway side is getting harder and harder to stand over. For the second weekend in a row they won a (...)

Liam Silke tackles Benny Heron during Galway’s victory over Derry in Salthill. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 1-11 Derry 0-8 A commendable evening’s work from Galway in rotten conditions in Salthill. They played better against the gale-force wind and o(...)

Aidan O’Shea celebrates scoring Mayo’s opener during their Connacht Championship win over Galway in Salthill. Photograph: Inpho

MAYO 1-15 GALWAY 2-8 It was tighter and better contested than recent instalments of the rivalry but in the end this Connacht football semi-final in Pe(...)

Damien Comer scored a second-half goal for Galway in their Allianz Football League Division Two game against Roscommon at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Roscommon 1-10 Galway 1-14 A deserved victory for a physically stronger Galway team has left the Division Two promotion and relegation battles on a kn(...)

Slaughtneil’s Christopher McKaigue dives to try and block Corofin’s Michael Lundy during yesterday’s All-Ireland club football final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Corofin 1-14 Slaughtneil 0-7 Pure skill will always be the winner in an honest game of football. Corofin had that in such depth and beauty here that (...)

Slaughtneil’s  Christopher McKaigue dives to try and block Michéal Lundy of Corofin during the  AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Football Final. Photograph:  Donal Farmer/Inpho

Corofin 1-14 Slaughtneil 0-7Too easy, in every way. Corofin exuded class in cruising to victory over Slaughtneil to claim a second AIB All-Ireland clu(...)

Gary Sice: one of several Corofin players with county experience. Photograph: Gerry McManus/Inpho.

Corofin have been making waves since streaking away with a Galway championship they dominated to an almost worrying degree. The hype has proved presc(...)

Corofin’s Liam Silke fends off  Diarmuid Connolly during his side’s win over St Vincent’s, ending their 28 month unbeaten run. (Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer)

Corofin: 1-14 St Vincent’s: 1-9So after going 28 months unbeaten - or 18 wins, and one draw - the end has come for St Vincent’s, as Galway champions C(...)

Ireland Head coach Joe Schmidt has been talking about concussion. Photograph:Billy Stickland/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Rugby
  • February 10, 2015, 09:00

Rugby: Concussion debateWith George North, or more particularly Wales, in the dock over concussion; Irish head coach Joe Schmidt says the earliest hoo(...)

Corofin’s Gary Sice: “To come out of Dublin, never mind Leinster, two years in a row is a serious feat . . . but we will have a good crack at them.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

“Bustin’ the door in, yeah. Mad for action,” Gary Sice grinned on a bitterly cold night in Corofin as he prepared for another week night session whic(...)