McKeon’s poise gets Boyle over the line

Hackneyed phrase alert — this was the proverbial SFC quarter-final of two halves on a gloomy evening at Hyde Park last Saturday. However, a thoroughly entertaining, topsy-turvy and ultimately thrilling second period more than compensated for the scrappy and peculiar...

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Kilbride save their best for big stage

Twelve months ago, the Kilbride ladies were entering unknown territory when they took to the pitch in Knockcroghery for a first ever senior football decider. They proceeded to knock eight-time champions St. Brigid’s off their perch with a breathtaking attacking...

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Gaels allow St. Brigid’s run riot

    Roscommon Gaels offered little resistance at Dr. Hyde Park on Saturday evening as St. Brigid’s strolled to a...

Monday, 11/09/17 - 5:23pm Read More

Passage of time: Galway’s 29-year wait is finally over

For Galway hurling fans, like MICHAEL O’BRIEN, Sunday’s All-Ireland senior hurling triumph against Waterford finally brought an arduous journey in...

Monday, 04/09/17 - 4:34pm Read More

A good team met a great one

A good team met a great one               It will be of little consolation...

Monday, 28/08/17 - 5:21pm Read More

Gaels into last four as Pearses eliminated

Sometimes a team goes beyond the point of no return. Pearses, having lost their first three games, knew they were...

Monday, 28/08/17 - 5:23pm Read More

Unique chance to become inaugural U-17 kingpins

It’s every player’s dream to play in Croke Park. To get the chance as a Roscommon U-17 player in an...

Monday, 21/08/17 - 5:03pm Read More

Belief the key for Tully’s young tigers

Those who know Roscommon U-17 football manager Liam Tully won’t be surprised to learn that he was composed and articulate...

Monday, 14/08/17 - 5:17pm Read More

Roscommon deliver on the national stage

By Martin Wynne There was a lot to digest after last Sunday’s dramatic stalemate at Croke Park. The overriding emotion...

Tuesday, 01/08/17 - 11:06am Read More

Familiar opponents in unfamiliar circumstances

So now we know. In truth, we’ve probably known for a few weeks now. It was written in the stars...

Monday, 24/07/17 - 5:23pm Read More

It’s Mayo, but not in MacHale Park

So how good are Roscommon? Are Mayo better or worse than in previous years? The form guide suggests that both...

Monday, 24/07/17 - 5:26pm Read More

Meath have the measure of ‘Ros minors

There’s no shame in being beaten by a superior team. The hurt from this reversal will sting Roscommon this week...

Monday, 17/07/17 - 5:00pm Read More

An unforgettable day by the seaside

Controlled football is almost impossible, but Roscommon achieved it for long spells during the Connacht final. And when you add...

Monday, 10/07/17 - 5:34pm Read More

An ambush that was meticulously planned

Roscommon Herald Sports Editor IAN COONEY tries to make sense of one of the great Roscommon performances of all time…...

Monday, 10/07/17 - 5:31pm Read More

Impressive leader feeling fresher ahead of decider

  Ciaráin Murtagh is 24 years of age, but going on 30 in terms of his outlook and maturity. He...

Wednesday, 05/07/17 - 8:18pm Read More

Tough opener for minors

The Roscommon minor footballers enter the proverbial ‘lion’s den’ tomorrow evening (Wednesday) in Pearse Stadium, Salthill, with Galway standing in...

Monday, 26/06/17 - 5:30pm Read More

Attention quickly shifts to Galway challenge

  Summertime and the championship living is easy — for a few fleeting seconds. Roscommon have just won by 17...

Monday, 19/06/17 - 5:01pm Read More

Time for this team to take their chance

Roscommon are in a Connacht final — it’s not against Mayo and it’s not in Castlebar. Now that’s a good...

Monday, 19/06/17 - 5:05pm Read More

No life beyond Leitrim for Roscommon management

Kevin McStay, Liam McHale and Ger Dowd stroll across Hyde Park’s lush green pastures. The conversation isn’t audible but one...

Monday, 12/06/17 - 4:55pm Read More

Three debutants get nod to face Leitrim

  Roscommon senior football manager Kevin McStay has named three championship debutants in his side to face Leitrim in Sunday’s...

Monday, 12/06/17 - 4:58pm Read More