National Sport

Ali admitted to hospital with pneumonia

Former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali has been admitted to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia.His spokesman Bob Gunnell said the 72-year-old superstar was being treated by his team of doctors and was in a stable condition at the...

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Ospreys inflict bonus-point defeat on Ulster

Ospreys 31 Ulster 20Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb crossed twice as Ospreys went top of the Guinness Pro 12 with a...

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Stelling breaks his microphone when his beloved Hartlepool score

Sky's Jeff Stelling got a bit carried away celebrating Hartlepool's goal against Oxford on Soccer Saturday today.As you'll see from...

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Hartlepool’s new coach admits interest in Evans

Hartlepool manager Ronnie Moore has announced he would like to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.Former Sheffield United and Wales striker...

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Van Gaal: Villa draw could cost us

Louis van Gaal admits Manchester United's draw at Aston Villa could end up costing them the title.Radamel Falcao cancelled out...

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Worries mount for Dortmund

Werder Bremen piled the misery on Jurgen Klopp's Borussia Dortmund with a 2-1 Bundesliga win at the Weserstadion today.Davie Selke...

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Warnock fumes over disallowed goal

Manuel Pellegrini was happy to see Manchester City move joint top of the table, but Neil Warnock was in a...

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United scrape draw against 10-man Villa as Saints trounce Everton

Third-placed Manchester United are seven points behind Chelsea and City following their 1-1 draw at 10-man Aston Villa, which ended...

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Munster lose after second-half comeback from Glasgow

Glasgow 21 Munster 18Glasgow came from behind to beat Munster 21-18 to move above the Redmen in the battle at...

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Silva and Toure help City make quick work of Palace

Manchester City 3 Crystal Palace 0David Silva struck twice as Manchester City made light of their absence of strikers to...

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Roscommon Sport

GAA President launches second volume of county’s history

Pictured at the launch of 'Gaelic Games in Roscommon 1990-2014' in Hannon's Hotel, Roscommon on Saturday night last were members of the Roscommon GAA History Committee. Back row (l-r): Padraig Duke, Jim Ganly, Tommie Kenoy, GAA President Liam O'Neill and Roscommon County Committee Secretary Brian Carroll. Front row (l-r): Michael Naughton, Marie McAleer, Martin Walshe and Maeve Healy.
The Roscommon GAA 125 celebrations came to a close with the launch of the second volume of the county’s history by GAA President Liam Ó’Neill in Hannon’s Hotel on Saturday last. Roscommon County Committee Secretary Brian Carroll welcomed everyone and...

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Clann crown off great year with U-21 title

Clann na nGael defenders Shane Pettit and Aaron O'Reilly celebrate their side's U-21 success against Strokestown on Sunday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
          Clann na nGael………………..1-16 Strokestown……………………1-3 Dermot Hughes Cars U-21 Division One Football Championship Final Ian Cooney...

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Moore left deflated by small margins

          Moore United………………1 Kilreen Celtic………………1 AET (Kilreen win 4-2 on penalties) FAI Junior Cup Fifth Round...

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Future looks bright for well-drilled Clann

    Clann na nGael……….1-11 Boyle…………………….1-6 Dermot Hughes Cars U-21 Division One Football Championship Semi-Final Michael O’Brien at Knockcroghery  ...

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Hoping to make his ‘Mark’

          Mark Dowd knows that he’s landed a gig laden with expectation for 2015. But it...

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‘A step too far’ – Brennan

    In last week’s All-Ireland junior club final preview, St. Ciaran’s manager Tony Brennan told the Roscommon Herald that...

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St. Ciaran’s on the cusp of fairytale ending

  A remarkable season for St. Ciaran’s is only 60 minutes away from being indelibly scorched into Roscommon GAA folklore...

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‘Best team won on the day’ – Mannion

Disappointed but gracious, the Four Roads players and management stood on the field in the aftermath of Sunday’s All-Ireland junior...

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Four Roads prepare for ‘Royal’ battle against Kilmessan

Aisling Fallon and Maria Hoey are pictured at training ahead of Four Roads' All-Ireland final appearance on Sunday next. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
AIB ALL-IRELAND CLUB JUNIOR CAMOGIE CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:       Four Roads’ camogie team will attempt to win the...

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‘We haven’t won anything yet’ – Brennan

    There was a palpable sense of joy across Mulhern Park in the aftermath of last Sunday’s marvellous 3-15...

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Sports Columnists

Elite clubs ruling the roost

Willie Hegarty’s column   The AIB All-Ireland club football championship is fast becoming a circle of friends that is hard to break into as the same three or four teams continue to dominate. For the second year in succession, Crossmaglen...

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Reigning champions retain titles

GAA Gleanings   As expected, Crossmaglen Rangers will provide the opposition for St. Brigid’s in next February’s All-Ireland club semi-final....

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Ballinasloe Town and Skyvalley Rovers share lead

Ballinasloe Town and Skyvalley Rovers share the lead of the Norio’s sponsored Premier Division of the Roscommon and District League...

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Brilliant display by St. Brigid’s

THE LATE Con Houlihan often wrote about the gremlins at work when something didn’t turn out as he had planned....

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Brigid’s to climb semi-final fence

WHEN THEY were a few fences out in the Roscommon championship, the word on the street was that St. Brigid’s...

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Melvin mauled by brilliant Brigid’s

IN KEEPING with Halloween tradition, we had tricks, treats and scary moments in Kiltoom on Sunday last as defending champions...

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Brigid’s impress after shaky start

CONNACHT CHAMPIONS St. Brigid’s took a step closer to a third provincial title in succession with a convincing 2-19 to...

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In the commentar box: Francie and Eddie are winning matches

A SPRING-LIKE autumn afternoon that borrowed a few hours of summer sunshine ensured that hosts Strokestown welcomed their visitors with...

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GAA Gleanings: St. Brigid’s begin Connacht defence

ROSCOMMON CHAMPIONS St. Brigid’s will take on the Leitrim champions, Melvin Gaels, in their first game in defence of their...

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Deadly duo continue to dominate

BY THIS stage every household in the country is sick of hearing that come October 24th, one must have completed...

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