Laois manager Tomas O’Flatharta oversaw his team’s second league win in three games against Galway following some early criticism this year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Laois 2-10 Galway 0-10Laois came from behind to inflict a third successive defeat on Galway in a game where the hosts failed to register a second half(...)

Galway’s  Joe Canning: his recent return strengthens the side  but the balance of motivation – for Dublin, a possible return to Nowlan Park for a relegation play-off – favours a Dublin win. Photograph: Inpho

Allianz Football League Division Two Galway v Laois, Tuam Stadium, 2.0 – Two teams going in different directions over the past couple of weeks: Laois’(...)

 Galway’s Shane Walsh scores his side’s second goal despite the efforts of Westmeath’s goalkeeper Darren Quinn during their Division Two match at  Cusack Park, Mullingar, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 2-13 Westmeath 2-12 Galway were pushed all the way by a spirited Westmeath side before eking out a one-point win in a terrific game play(...)

Meath’s Joey Wallace is put under pressure by Galway’s Garreth Bradshaw during their Allianz Football League Division Two match at Pearse Stadium, Salthill, Co Galway. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 2-13 Meath 1-12 Galway got their Allianz League campaign off to a winning start as they brushed aside an under-par Meath at Pearse Sta(...)

Meath manager Mick O’Dowd and new Galway manager Kevin Walsh shake hands after the game. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Galway began their Allianz league campaign with an impressive 2-13 to 1-12 home victory over a disappointing Meath side in Pearse Stadium, Salthill. G(...)

 Roscommon’s Niall Daly in action against Galway’s Danny Cummins during the FBD final at Kiltoom, Co Roscommon. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Roscommon 4-8 Galway 1-12 There is something astir in the Primrose County. John Evans stood in the drizzle in Kiltoom and made a strong appeal (...)

Bernard Brogan of the 2013 All Stars in action against  Fionn Fitzgerald of the 2014 side at the   Irish Cultural Centre in  Canton, Massachusetts. Photograph:   Ray McManus/Sportsfile

2013 All Stars 10-7 2014 All Stars 5-5There was an easy win for the 2013 team, managed by Dublin’s Jim Gavin, in the GAA-GPA All Stars exhibition matc(...)

The Nire’s Conor Gleeson fields the ball with John Galvin of Cratloe attempting tyo block. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Munster Club Senior Football Championship The Nire 1-13 Cratloe 2-8 After extra-time Cratloe’s hopes of a Munster senior club championship double we(...)

The Nire 1-11 Ballylanders 0-7 Though they had two players black-carded Waterford champions, The Nire, cruised to a comfortable win in the Munster clu(...)

Waterford hurling manager Derek McGrath is in the process of rebuilding his panel. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

The logic of the situation inherited by Derek McGrath when he took over as manager of Waterford last year has been playing out in the past week or so(...)