2010

Gráinne Mhaols thrilling 5-6 to 5-3 semi final victory in Letterfrack over St Michaels secured the club’s passage to its first Under-16 Championship Final since 2004.   This final turned out to be a local derby, an all Connemara clash between Cailíní an Iarthair and  Cailíní Dúiche Seoighe.  The West Connemara girls were hoping to bring…


MIDFIELDER COOHILL BACK ON THE ROAD TO FULL FITNESS

There are certain things that stand out about Lisa Coohill.  One is her gait which is confident and assured.  It’s the stride of a top class athlete, an All-Ireland senior ladies football winner with Galway, and a former All-Star.  Another thing that stands out is that Lisa Coohill is one of the nicest people you…


Sportswomen Of The Year

Having represented her country as a teenager at athletics and soccer, Lisa Coohill is now the holder of an All-Ireland medal.  Last Thursday evening, the Galway women footballers’ wheeled into Clifden. The local Chamber of Commerce rolled out the red carpet and a throng of people opened out their arms to welcome the first team…


2006

In May 2006 Gráinne Mhaols competed in the Aisling McGing Memorial Cup Tournament for the second year running. They were defeated by Kilmovee Shamrocks (Mayo) in the semi-final. The following month Mna an Iarthair headed north to Mayo again, this time for the opening round of the Connacht Senior Open Championship against the aristocrats of…


2004

In 2004, Gráinne Mhaols LFGA negotiated a number of three-year sponsorships with the following West Connemara based businesses; Sweeney Oil (Main Sponsor, Adult Teams), Peter Keane Ariel Services (Under16s), Broderick’s Electrical (Under 14) and John Wallace Travel (Under 12). The arrangements re same were put in place at the latter end of the previous season.…