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 that Roscommon would end up playing Mayo in this year’s All-Ireland quarter-final in Croke Park on Sunday next at 4...

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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 teams are playing well, but Mayo are drifting in and out of games.   By Michael O’Brien   Roscommon proved...

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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

Compton ruled out of Leitrim match

Cathal Compton is the latest Roscommon player to be ruled out of the Connacht semi-final against Leitrim at Dr. Hyde...

Monday, 05/06/17 - 4:23pm Read More

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...

Monday, 29/05/17 - 4:43pm Read More

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...

Monday, 29/05/17 - 4:51pm Read More

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