‘It went wrong in lots of places’

The post-mortem won’t be a place for the faint-hearted this week, but Kevin McStay must somehow pick up his players for the daunting trip to Croke Park on Saturday evening next. Under the main stand at Páirc Grattan, he admitted...

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Scoil Mhuire unlikely to disappoint

Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, will be hoping to catapult themselves back into the national spotlight by claiming All-Ireland success at Presentation De La Salle, Bagenalstown’s expense in Saturday’s All-Ireland Colleges C Football Championship final at Tubber, County Offaly (throw-in is at...

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Time to get show back on the road

It has been a challenging start to the league for Kevin McStay and his young Roscommon team. Pointless after four...

Monday, 13/03/17 - 5:02pm Read More

Emotional rollercoaster leaves Hurd lost for words

Boyle Celtic’s loyal travelling supporters were put through an emotional rollercoaster on Sunday last as they watched their team snatch...

Monday, 13/03/17 - 5:00pm Read More

‘Setting things up to have a good summer’

It hasn’t been an easy week for Kevin McStay. In his own words, it has been “tough”. Then, just to...

Monday, 06/03/17 - 4:30pm Read More

Aiming to take another scalp

Boyle Celtic enter unchartered territory next weekend when they take on former winners Carrick United in the last eight of...

Monday, 06/03/17 - 4:36pm Read More

‘A steep learning curve for us’ — McStay

This is a familiar scene in the tunnel at MacHale Park. The media representatives wait to dissect another Roscommon defeat...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 4:56pm Read More

A couple of outstanding individual displays from full-forward Callum Fahey and midfielder Cian Corcoran enabled Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, shock favourites...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 4:59pm Read More

Caoimhe bounces back from injury hardship

Serious sports injuries can erode a young person’s confidence. But Caoimhe Shanagher has faced up to those challenges and overcome...

Monday, 27/02/17 - 5:01pm Read More

Taking responsibility in his stride

Roscommon may be pointless after two games in Division One, but Strokestown defender Seán Mullooly explains to Roscommon Herald Sports...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:48pm Read More

Concannon insists that Roscommon ‘have nothing to fear’

The closing quarter of last Saturday evening’s Oscar Traynor Cup tie descended into farce after the Cavan/Monaghan League were reduced...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:50pm Read More

Hard to see fortunes changing in Castlebar

The narrative rarely differs ahead of a big game against Mayo at MacHale Park. Of course, there are always pockets...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 4:45pm Read More

McStay ‘can’t fault anybody’s effort’

The disappointment and frustration etched across Kevin McStay’s face was palpable. His side had left every last ounce of energy...

Monday, 13/02/17 - 4:49pm Read More

Hoping that Celtic can hit the jackpot

  Boyle Celtic’s FAI Junior Cup run is capturing the imagination of the North Roscommon town and beyond. Defender Seán...

Monday, 13/02/17 - 4:53pm Read More

More about league points than return to Hyde Park

It may be only the second game of the league but there’s little doubt that beating Donegal is a must...

Monday, 06/02/17 - 5:05pm Read More

Heather blossoms to take overall award

For the second year in a row, the overall award for Sportstar of the Year went to a female teenage...

Monday, 06/02/17 - 5:00pm Read More

Remaining mindful of the bigger picture

Roscommon forward Donie Smith tells Roscommon Herald Sports Editor Ian Cooney that patience and time will be paramount if the...

Monday, 30/01/17 - 4:50pm Read More

Fearlessness of youth needed to stay afloat

It’s hard to know what to think. Giddy excitement fuelled by the prospect of seven spine-tingling contests in Division One...

Monday, 30/01/17 - 4:46pm Read More

McStay not bothered by concession of late goals

Kevin McStay wasn’t too perturbed about his side’s late collapse. Despite conceding three late goals, which he admitted was “just...

Monday, 23/01/17 - 5:06pm Read More

A jewel in Roscommon camogie’s crown

Former Roscommon camogie player Annette McGeeney tells Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY that she has no regrets during a...

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