National Sport

Players ‘100% behind Pardew’

Newcastle defender Mike Williamson insists the squad remain "100%" behind under-fire boss Alan Pardew despite lurching to another Premier League defeat on Monday night.Pardew's position looked extremely precarious in the wake of the 1-0 defeat to Stoke City at the...

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Phelps ‘deeply sorry’ after DUI arrest

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps said he is "deeply sorry" after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.The...

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Rodgers warns Hodgson not to pick Sturridge for qualifiers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes striker Daniel Sturridge is not fit enough to play for England in their upcoming Euro...

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Chelsea ends Sporting’s 16-match unbeaten home run

Sporting Lisbon 0 Chelsea 1Nemanja Matic's first-half header was enough for Chelsea to record a first victory of Champions League...

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City too sluggish to put Roma away

Manchester City 1 Roma 1Roma's Francesco Totti became the oldest goalscorer in Champions League history as Manchester City escaped with...

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High demand for Rugby World Cup tickets

Demand for next year's Rugby World Cup has been so high that ballots will take place for some seats for...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 5:24pm Read More

Herrera suffers fractured rib

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has suffered another injury blow after it was revealed midfielder Ander Herrera sustained a...

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Premier League fans to oppose Saturday screenings

Fans' leaders will oppose any attempt to screen live Premier League matches on Saturday afternoons after it was revealed cable...

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Hillsborough police officer tells inquest of ‘profound regrets’

A senior officer who was in charge of policing Liverpool fans outside Hillsborough football stadium on the day of the...

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Giroud contract ‘done’, says Wenger

Olivier Giroud's new contract with Arsenal is "done", according to manager Arsene Wenger.The French striker was reported to have been...

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Roscommon Sport

Ballinaheglish toasts its European hero

European darts champion David Concannon.
  A huge crowd was expected in McDermott’s, Ballinaheglish on Monday evening to welcome home newly crowned European darts champion David Concannon.     By Michael O’Brien     David beat everything in his path at the WDF Europe Cup...

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Roscommon welcomes European darts champion home

Roscommon is welcoming a new European champion home today after David Concannon scooped a gold medal in the WDF European...

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Kilbride and Mulvihill lead Brigid’s recovery

        St. Brigid’s………………….2-14 Western Gaels………………2-7 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Ian Cooney at Dr....

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Tulsk may find Croan’s a bridge too far

Can the Shane and Kevin Smyth lead St. Croan's to intermediate football championship glory on Sunday next?
HODSON BAY HOTEL GROUP INTERMEDIATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:     St. Croan’s and Tulsk Lord Edwards. Two predictable protagonists...

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Dowd chosen to be new Roscommon U-21 manager

Mark Dowd will be the new manager of the Roscommon U-21 football team. Pic: INPHO/James Crombie
    Mark Dowd will be confirmed as Roscommon U-21 football manager this week. Dowd takes over from Nigel Dineen...

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Brigid’s and Faithleach’s to prosper?

LOCAL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEWS:     The Hodson Bay Hotel Group sponsored Roscommon Senior Football Championship is down to the...

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Brigid’s driven by last year’s defeat

The St. Brigid's senior ladies' team celebrate their county final success against Clann na nGael. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
  St. Brigid’s manager Laura Harrison doesn’t think the hurt of last year’s county final defeat after a replay drove...

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Championships get serious this weekend

CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEWS:       The business end of the Hodson Bay Hotel Group sponsored intermediate football championship gets underway...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 4:36pm Read More

D-Day for David in Hull

David Concannon will aim to qualify for the World Darts Championship in Hull next month. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
    When a young David Concannon watched his father Luke throw darts in McDermott’s, Ballinaheglish, he could never have...

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Larissa answers ‘Ireland’s Call’ at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland scrum-half Larissa Muldoon has Roscommon connections in Donamon. Pic: INPHO
    The dust has hardly settled on Ireland’s historic voyage at the Women’s Rugby World Cup and scrum-half Larissa...

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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...

Monday, 03/12/12 - 3:55pm Read More

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....

Tuesday, 13/11/12 - 4:57pm Read More

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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...

Tuesday, 06/11/12 - 3:54pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 30/10/12 - 3:19pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 23/10/12 - 4:17pm Read More

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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