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  • Sat July 13: Junior A Football; Junior A Hurling
    by Rory on July 16, 2019 at 12:10 am

    Fr. Tom Burke’s 5-26 Galway 0-14 Having lost of Offaly in their first outing of the Junior A Championship, Tom’s gathered 2 points with a win against a Galway team that featured several hurlers who had come through the youth ranks.  After about 15 minutes it was clear that Tom’s were on their way to a hefty victory with goals from Tom Hannan, and two from Conor Ellery.  Tom’s just had […]

  • Sun June 14 - Inter Football: Christopher's v Cork
    by Rory on July 15, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    Christopher’s 2-12 Cork 1-8 Having come up empty in their first two games, Christopher’s scored an impressive win against Cork Sunday afternoon.  Christopher’s enjoyed more or less total dominance in the first half, and in the second did enough to hold a resurgent Cork effort at bay.  Fionnan O’Shea at corner forward did well in the first, and tallied a goal and 3 points while in the […]

  • Sun July 14 - Ladies Senior Football: Boston Shamrocks v Connacht Ladies
    by Rory on July 15, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Boston Shamrocks 6-14 Connacht Ladies 4-9 Boston Shamrocks scored an impressive victory in the Ladies senior football championship to ensure that there would be at least one more game in the best of five.  It was a high scoring game, that looked as though it would follow the same pattern as the first two.  After conceding 2 early goals, some tough defending combined with great running in […]

  • Sun Jul 7 - Inter Football: Cork v Shannon Blues
    by Rory on July 11, 2019 at 3:18 am

    Following a close matchup earlier in the day which resulted in a draw between the sides in the Junior B competition, the sides met once again, this time in the Intermediate Championship, where both Cork and the Shannon Blues, who had met earlier in the Intermediate championship where the Blues were victorious,  were looking to continue their winning ways after victories in their previous […]

  • Sun July 7 - Junior A Football: Aidan McAnespies v Connemara Gaels
    by Rory on July 9, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    Aidan McAnespies 6-12 Connemara Gaels 0-8 A four goal first half had McAnespies on the front foot at the break.  It not for a near Gareth O’Neill miss and a great save from Eoin Connolly, it would have been an even bigger lead.  McAnespies had Daniel Guiness and Cian Sharkey making strong runs from half back, and Michael Lynch in the corner always a threat.   The goals came from Colm […]

  • Sun July 7 - Senior Hurling: Galway v Tipperary
    by Rory on July 9, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    Galway 3-15 Tipperary 1-20 The senior hurling championship is looking ever more interesting with each passing game.  Tipperary looked like they had Galway put away late in the second half, but some substitutions from the Galway bench, and a never say die attitude, saw Galway steal the win with a late-late goal from Lorcan McLaughlin.  Up for Grabs late in the game between Galway and […]

  • Connemara Gaels vs Donegal - Senior Football Championship - Sun July 7th
    by Rory on July 9, 2019 at 1:56 pm

    In what could very easily be a preview of this years Senior Final, The Connemara Gaels met Donegal in the Boston Senior Football Championship. Both teams at the start of the day had the same 2-0-1 record going in, and were both coming into this match off victories. The Gaels Nathan Donnelly bottled up. (Rachel O'Driscoll) Donegal opened the scoring with their latest signing in Former […]

  • Sun June 30 - Senior Football: Galway v Donegal
    by Rory on July 2, 2019 at 12:46 am

    With Galway looking for their first win of the season, and Donegal coming off a loss and a 1-1 record, both teams were keen to right the ship in today's Senior Championship match. Some new faces were present in today's matchup as Ballaghadereen and former Mayo u21 All Ireland winner Shairoze Akram made his debut for Galway, and former AFL and Westmeath footballer Ray Connelan made his debut […]

  • Sun June 30- Senior Football: Wolfe Tones v Aidan McAnespies
    by Rory on July 1, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    In the last game of a very temperamental day, which lead to tricky conditions, the Wolftones met Aidan McAnespies in the Boston Senior Football Championship. McAnespies were looking to continue their unbeaten run in the Championship, while the Wolftones were looking to get back on their winning ways after their loss to the Connemara Gaels last weekend.  Darragh Kennedy about to net for […]

  • Sun June 30 - Senior Hurling: fr. Tom Burke's v Tipperary
    by Rory on July 1, 2019 at 10:08 pm

    Fr. Tom Burke’s 3-15 Tipperary 0-18 Fr. Tom’s took their first win in the senior hurling championship with a solid victory over Tipperary.  Tom’s got a great all round performance as the back’s help the Tipp forwards in check, and Ali Dooey took advantage of Tipp indiscipline and was on the mark with frees.  The game became somewhat ragged as on a number of occasions there were […]

  • Sun June 30 - Ladies Senior Football: Boston Shamrocks v Connacht Ladies
    by Rory on July 1, 2019 at 9:52 pm

    Connacht Ladies 4-17 Boston Shamrocks 3-8 Connacht Ladies took a second victory in the Ladies senior football championship with an impressive win.  The westerners built up a large first half lead and early in the second added to it to give the Shamrocks a cliff face to climb.  The Shamrocks did make a burst in the second half, but by that stage the horse had bolted the barn.  With the best […]

  • Sun June 30 - Junior A Football: Donegal v Aidan McAnespies
    by Rory on July 1, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    Aidan McAnespies 1-11 Donegal 3-17 The Donegal junior A team put in an excellent 60 minutes to claim another 2 points in the championship table.  Kane Barrett at corner forward netted a hat trick and Corey Gallagher in the middle of the field helped the northerners keep control of matters farther out the field.  Despite the best efforts of McAnespies Donegal just had too many weapons for […]

  • Sun June 23 - Junior A Football: Aidan McAnespies v Wolfe Tones
    by Rory on June 24, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    Aidan McAnespies 1-13 Wolfe Tones 4-13 Wolfe Tones added another win to their junior A campaign following a well contested game against Aidan McAnespies.  Each team featured some veteran players, up and coming home grown players, and some recent arrivals.  Cousins Michael Kerr and Eoin Gormley themselves marking each other, while Colm O’Malley and Dylan Murtagh also featured from the 2016 […]

  • Sun June 23 - Intermediate Football: Cork v Christopher's
    by Rory on June 24, 2019 at 8:37 pm

    Cork 0- 17 Christopher’s 1-8 Cork delivered a defeat to Christopher’s in their second Intermediate championship game and never looked in danger.  Christopher’s did look at times capable of causing problems for Cork, but never realized that promise.  Cork’s forward line looked very strong, and their defence were able to deal with most of what Christopher’s threw at them for the 60 […]

  • Sun June 23 - Senior Hurling: Galway v Fr. Tom Burke's
    by Rory on June 24, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    Fr. Tom Burke’s 1-12 Galway 2-16 Galway pulled off a magnificent victory to earn 2 points in the senior hurling championship on Sunday.  After a closely contested first half, it was Galway who pulled away in the second, while holding Tom’s to just 3 second half points.  Niall Walsh entered the fray in the second period and made an immediate impact, the man from Windgap in Kilkenny […]

  • Sun June 23 - Senior Football: Wolfe Tones v Connemara Gaels
    by Rory on June 24, 2019 at 8:16 pm

    Connemara Gaels 4-11 Wolfe Tones 3-11 The Connemara Gaels secured their second win of the championship on the back of 4 goals, the last of which came from former Dublin U-21 Cian Murphy with less than 10 minutes left, and they needed it.  Sitting on a handy lead that hovered between 7 and 8 points for most of the second period, the Gaels played the possession game.  It almost came back to […]

  • Sat June 22 - Junior C Hurling: NH Wolves v Worcester
    by Rory on June 23, 2019 at 1:22 am

    It was a road trip I’ve been meaning to make the last few seasons, and eventually today I made it.  Up to New Hampshire to see the New Hampshire Wolves take on the Worcester Fenians in an acute hurling rivalry that is growing here in the Northeast Division.   Google maps told me 1 hour and 35 minutes, so I gave myself 2.  Traffic in and out of Boston being what it is, a stop for gas and […]

  • Sun June 16 - Senior Hurling: Galway v Tipperary
    by Rory on June 17, 2019 at 2:45 pm

    Galway 3-17 Tipperary 4-22 It was an entertaining affair between old rivals Galway and Tipperary, even with conditions less than ideal.  Referee James Rigney had his work cut out from the start as there were 2 scuffles to sort out before a ball was hardly struck in earnest.  Some warnings and yellow cards restored the focus to the game itself, and in the end the Tipperary machine rolled on […]

  • Sun June 16 - Senior Football: Aidan McAnespies v Donegal
    by Rory on June 17, 2019 at 2:41 pm

    Aidan McAnespies 2-16 Donegal 2-10 McAnespies went 2 for 12 with a tough battle against a dogged Donegal side who they just could not shake for most of the game.  Even after Donegal lost key player Gary Walsh to a hamstring injury they kept the Macs line on edge with some spirited play.  McAnespies proved too strong in the end, and some late scores from Anthony Cournane and Evan Cronin […]

  • Sun June 16 - Senior Football: Galway v Connemara Gaels
    by Rory on June 17, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    Connemara Gaels 2-11 Galway 0-6 A first win for the Gaels in their second outing of the season, and for Galway still looking for a result in the early season.  It was not a day for fancy stuff given the conditions, and for 25 minutes the punters were limited to seeing 4 scores.  The Gaels won the game at the end of the first half and the beginning of the second with a flurry of scores in […]