Please note that information on clay target shoots being held in the county are available in the calendar section.
August Clay Shoots
Woodford Gun Club is holding a clay shoot at Porters Field on Monday 5th August and there is a shoot in aid of the Offaly Hospice at Esker SG on Sunday 18th August next.
County Shoot Sunday 19th May 2019
Results of the county shoot 2019
2019 Galway Team
Final Results after round 4 and county shoot of the qualifiers Are Galway-Team-2019 Final results
Tynagh and District Gun Club Annual Clay Shoot
50 Bird Sporting and 15 DTL with perpetual cup and cash prizes per discipline on Sunday 12th May 2019 at Poolboy Shooting Grounds, Ballinasloe. Further details from 087 7566232.
2019 Galway Team
The updated selection procedures for this years County Team which will represent Galway at the NARGC National Championships is now available.
2019 GGHA County Shoot
This years County Shoot will take place on Sunday 19th May at Ballinasloe Shooting Grounds. Entry forms have been sent to Club Secretaries, and the closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 9th May 2019.
The Dunmore Charity Shoot Scheduled for 14th October 2018 has been cancelled
2018 NARGC All Ireland Championships
Galway Team-All Ireland Division 2 Runners-Up
Galway Club and Veteran Representatives
Galway Junior Shooters
10th June 2018 – Final qualifying Scores
Final standing here
4th June 2018 – Latest qualifying scores
Overall Standings here
29th May 2018 – Round 3 Results (County Shoot)
Standings after this weekends county shoot are here
Full county Scores (inc. teams) here updated
County Shoot 2018See images »
County Shoot Timetable – 24th May 2018
The timetable for this weekends shoot can be found here
Round 2 Results – 19th May 2018
Please find results for the County Shoot second round of qualifying held in Ballinasole on Saturday 19th here
Round 1 Results – 16th May 2018
Please find results for the County Shoot first round in Esker held on Saturday 12th here
GGHA County Shoot – May 27th 2018
Please find updated details on County Shoot and Quailifiers here
NARGC National Shoot July 2017
Congratulations to all who represented Galway at the NARGC National Sunday on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th of July.
Sean Hoban Overall Vets Winners (46/50) |Photo Courtesy Irish Shooters Digest
Lisa Hoban Overall Ladies winner (46/50) | Photo Courtesy Irish Shooters Digest
Tynagh Gun Club finished 5th in the Inter-Club target Championships | Photo Courtesy Irish Shooters Digest
GGHA Vet Team | Photo Courtesy Irish Shooters Digest
GGHA County Team Qualifiers
Update 11th June 2017
The final results from this weekend team qualifiers are available here
Update 6th June 2017
The latest qualifiers results from Ballinasole this weekend are available here
Update 1st June 2017
Update for the Qualifying of the County Team, the national registration deadline is the 16th June. This means that only the first 2 shoots for Saturday 3rd of June in Ballinasloe and Saturday 10th of June in Esker will go towards team qualification.
Your score from the County shoot and one score from either of the qualifying shoot will decide this years GGHA County Team
County Shoot Results | May 21st 2017
Group & Individual Results – here
Top 50 \ Divisional Results \ Ladies \ U21 \ Vet Results – here
High Gun – Evan Hoban
Division 1 Winners – Tynagh 1
Division 2 Winners – Meelick Esker
Division 3 Winners – Claregalway 1
Ladies – Lisa Hoban
The 2017 GGHA County Shoot will take place in Poolboy, Ballinasloe on Sunday May 21st. full details have been circulated to club secretaries.
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9th June 2016- County Shoot Team Qualification
Please find the current qualification scores after 3/5 rounds complete here
Update May 25th 2016
Following on from the successful running of the 2016 County Shoot in Ballinasloe Shooting Ground we are announcing the series of qualifiers for the Galway County Team. This will be run over 4 evenings, with your best 2 scores to count PLUS your score from the County Shoot.
The 4 evenings are:
28th May Ballinasloe 4.30 to 7.00
4th June Esker 6.00 to 8.00
11th June Ballinasloe 4.30 to 7.00
18th June Esker 6.00 to 8.00
Galway Game Hunting Association County Shoot 2016 Results
Division 1 – Results
Division 2 – Results
Division 3 – Results
Individual – Results
Ladies | U21 | Trainee – Results
Full details & Entry form available here
Galway Game Hunting Association County Shoot 2015 Results
The Galway Game Hunting Association annual County Shoot took place in Poolboy, Ballinasloe on Sunday, May 24th in perfect weather conditions. The 30 competing teams were divided into three divisions, giving Gun Clubs plenty of space to progress over the years. Amongst the 140 competitors included under 21s as well as a number of veterans, ladies, individuals using side-by-side shotguns and trainee licence holders.
Division 1 winners were:
- 1st -Tynagh Gun Club,
- 2nd- Kiltulla-Bullaun Gun Club,
- 3rd- Castlegar Gun Club.
Division 2 winners were:
- 1st – Kilchreest-Peterswell Gun Club
- 2nd – Kilkerrin-Clonbern Gun Club
- 3rd – Killimor Gun Club
Division 3 winners were:
- 1st – N17 Gun Club,
- 2nd – Claregalway Gun Club
- 3rd – Killimor Gun Club (Team 2)
The High Gun winner was Ross Callanan (Kilchreest-Peterswell Gun Club) who shot an impressive 48/50 score. The Ladies Event was won by Lisa Hoban (Tynagh Gun Club) with an excellent score of 41/50.
Congratulations to all who took part and to the Galway GHA Executive Committee and Clay Shooting Development Committee for running a great event.
2014 NARGC All Ireland Division 2 Champions-Galway
GGHA County Shoot 2013
This year, we saw a great participation by all clubs in the GGHA County Shoot in Ballinasloe. The 35 competing teams were divided into three divisions, giving Gun Clubs plenty of space to progress over the years. Amongst the 177 competitors included twelve under 21s as well as a number of veterans, ladies, individuals using side-by-side shotguns and trainee licence holders.
Division 1 winners were: 1st) Killimor Gun Club (Team 1), 2nd) Woodford Gun Club, 3rd) Meelick-Esker Gun Club.
Division 2 winners were: 1st) Tynagh Gun Club (Team 1), 2nd) Killimor Gun Club (Team 2), 3rd) Kilchreest-Peterswell Gun Club.
Division 3 winners were: 1st) Tynagh Gun Club (Team 2), 2nd) Kilkerrin-Clonbern Gun Club, 3rd) Claregalway Gun Club.
The High Gun winner was Brian Porter (Woodford Gun Club) who shot an impressive 48/50 score. The Ladies Event was won by Lisa Hoban (Tynagh Gun Club) with an excellent score of 46/50. After an exciting shoot-off, the Under 21 Event was won by Thomas Lawless (Tynagh Gun Club) and the Trainee Event was won by Darragh Collins (Kilkerrin-Clonbern Gun Club).
In excess of 40 individuals competed in three additional selection shoots for a place on the Galway Team to compete in the NARGC National Shoot in Lakeland Shooting Grounds, Co. Westmeath on July 13th and 14th 2013. Despite great individual performances by senior/junior shooters, we were not on the podium for any honours this year.