Challenge Cup victory some consolation for Castlerea Celtic

They didn’t admit it publicly, but, privately, Castlerea Celtic were seething that they had relinquished their Premier Division title in a couple of crazy minutes against Ballinasloe Town. The reality that the chief benefactors were their main rivals across the...

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Ballinasloe reborn in the space of 12 months

Ballinasloe Town’s joint-manager Henry Loughnane basked in the glory of the club’s wonderful victory with team mates, club members and supporters. It was the club’s fourth Connacht Cup, and Loughnane’s fifth (he also won one with Mervue United). Yet his...

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Challenge Cup final with a guaranteed edge

    It’s the cup final that’s guaranteed to have an edge to it. Castlerea Celtic and Ballymoe FC meet...

Monday, 22/05/17 - 4:37pm Read More

Mayo boss hurlers in Ring relegation battle

Roscommon will play Nicky Rackard Cup hurling in 2018. They won’t have any complaints given the way the 2017 season...

Monday, 22/05/17 - 4:44pm Read More

Ballymoe celebrate maiden Premier Division title

A dramatic end to the RDFL Premier Division season saw Ballymoe FC crowned champions on Sunday last after Castlerea Celtic...

Monday, 15/05/17 - 4:53pm Read More

Western prosper to leave Pearses in a spot of bother

Western Gaels…………………………………2-14 Padraig Pearses……………………………….0-12 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship (Section A)   Whisper it quietly, but Western Gaels...

Monday, 15/05/17 - 4:58pm Read More

Champions Brigid’s hit the ground running

      It was a repeat of the county final, but this result was far more clearcut long before...

Monday, 08/05/17 - 5:00pm Read More

Finn encourages players to learn from mistakes

Roscommon junior camogie manager Noel Finn could hardly hide his frustration as he watched his side play second fiddle to...

Monday, 01/05/17 - 4:23pm Read More

‘Iconic figure’ remembered with fondness

The fields around Johnstown have been lonely these past few days. Green pastures usually awash with giddiness and excitement fell...

Monday, 01/05/17 - 4:20pm Read More

‘Time for door to open’ — Finn

  Another chance for national silverware presents itself for a Roscommon camogie team on Sunday next when the county’s juniors...

Monday, 24/04/17 - 4:54pm Read More

Calpin sends Boyle Celtic into last four

Boyle Celtic had to dig deep to see off a resilient Carbury side in last Sunday’s Connacht Cup quarter-final clash...

Monday, 17/04/17 - 4:38pm Read More

Soft goals leave ladies reeling

Roscommon’s aspirations to land league glory and gain promotion to Division Two next season were crushed by a rampant Wexford...

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

Showing leadership on and off the field

Su Carty has many strings to her bow. Her passion for rugby was stirred watching the Five Nations from the...

Monday, 10/04/17 - 5:04pm Read More

Celtic win many admirers during great adventure

Not to be for Boyle Celtic. The heroism attached to Sunday’s performance against Evergreen will be of little consolation this...

Monday, 10/04/17 - 5:01pm Read More

Celtic can continue junior cup adventure

Boyle Celtic won’t need reminding that this is not a dream. The reality of the North Roscommon club’s achievement in...

Monday, 03/04/17 - 4:06pm Read More

McStay launches staunch defence of his players following victory against Cavan

Kevin McStay launched a passionate defence of his players in the aftermath of his side’s three-point victory against Cavan. He...

Monday, 03/04/17 - 4:00pm Read More

Dooney hails Scoil Mhuire’s All-Ireland success

In the aftermath of last Saturday’s triumph at Moate, Scoil Mhuire manager Aidan Dooney paid tribute to the players who...

Monday, 27/03/17 - 4:55pm Read More

‘People have to be patient with us’ – McStay

Kevin McStay walks into the press conference room underneath the Hogan Stand. He’s visibly hurting but he’s in no mood...

Monday, 27/03/17 - 4:52pm Read More

‘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...

Monday, 20/03/17 - 4:44pm Read More

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...

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