National Sport

Lauda questions Briatore return to F1

Niki Lauda has questioned the wisdom of Flavio Briatore's return to Formula One as the potential head of a group designed to increase the sport's popularity.Briatore is the former Renault team principal forced out of F1 for his involvement in...

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Morrison remanded in custody

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of punching and slapping his...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 2:37pm Read More

Heaton signs new Burnley deal

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton has signed a new three-year contract at Turf Moor.The 28-year-old kept 19 clean sheets during the...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 2:27pm Read More

Thursday’s horse racing tips

Check out today's horse racing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.GALWAY: 1.50 Our Man Zebo, 3.40 Tested, 4.15...

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Irish pitch invader body-tackled by LA stewards

An Irish student invaded the pitch after a recent Man United game - and got taken down hard.According to Joe.ie...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 11:12am Read More

Fabregas scores first goal for Chelsea

Look away Arsenal fans - Cesc Fabregas has opened his Chelsea scoring account. The Blues' pre-season took them to the...

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Man United owners issue warning to investors

Manchester United's owners have warned potential investors that the club may fail to attract or retain top players and coaches...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 9:21am Read More

Former Man United starlet accused of late-night assaults on two women

Premier League footballer Ravel Morrison has been charged with assaulting two women.The 21-year-old, a former Manchester United starlet now playing...

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Gerrard: I told Suarez he was too good for Arsenal

Steven Gerrard has revealed he told Luis Suarez he was too good to join Arsenal when the North Londoners bid...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 8:41am Read More

Williams back to winning ways

Serena Williams enjoyed an overdue taste of victory as she beat Karolina Pliskova in her opening match at the Bank...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 7:28am Read More

Roscommon Sport

No development of Hyde Park until next summer

    Roscommon GAA County Board has confirmed that renovations on Dr. Hyde Park are unlikely to commence until the summer of 2015 at the earliest. The county board gained legal control of the stadium last March after an agreement...

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Rossies’ quest to reach next level continues

    The gentle rain, the slate grey skies and the empty stands and terraces signal the end of another...

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Error prone Roscommon unable to silence Armagh

Niall Daly can't hide his disappointment at the final whistle on Saturday evening. Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy
  Armagh……………………….1-17 Roscommon…………………..1-12 All-Ireland Football Qualifiers (Round 3B) Ian Cooney at Dr. Hyde Park   Bitterly disappointing, although Roscommon gave...

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‘Grim Reape-r’ suggests that heady days for minor teams may be over

Ballaghaderreen player Cian Hanley is tackled by Roscommon defender Martin Flannery during Sunday's Connacht minor final at MacHale Park, Castlebar. Pic: INPHO/Ryan Byrne
FALLON’S MATCH TALK:     Sometimes fans look back on a match and wonder what might have been. They sift...

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Can in-form Roscommon raid Armagh’s Orchard once more?

Roscommon senior football manager John Evans takes stock of his side's performance in the rain at Kingspan Breffni Park on Saturday last. Pic: INPHO/Andrew Paton
ALL-IRELAND QUALIFIER PREVIEW:     Roscommon will meet Armagh in Dr. Hyde Park on Saturday next in a repeat of...

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Crucial weekend for upbeat senior and minor teams

FALLON’S MATCH TALK:           As the traffic crawled out of Tullamore after the All-Ireland U-21 final,...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 4:36pm Read More

Roscommon capable of giving Cavan the ‘Breffni Blues’

ALL-IRELAND FOOTBALL QUALIFIERS PREVIEW:   Cavan at Kingspan Breffni Park is usually worth a few points to the home side...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 4:34pm Read More

Minors can’t bank on Mayo’s home comforts

Killian Bannon (Clann na nGael), Jamie Fahey (Clann na nGael) and Aidan Brogan (St. Croan's) limber up ahead of Sunday's Connacht minor football final against Mayo at MacHale Park, Castlebar. Pic: Michael McCormack
ELECTRIC IRELAND CONNACHT MINOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:   Another year, another final against Mayo. Far from being becoming tired...

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O’Donnell delighted to have ‘tight unit’ under his watch

Fergal O'Donnell takes a drink of water during Saturday's 2-13 to 1-11 success against Leitrim at Dr. Hyde Park. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
  MATCH REACTION: The final whistle was greeted with hoopla among the Roscommon management and substitutes. Fergal O’Donnell ran out...

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Stunning performance by Roscommon

  Roscommon…….3-12 Armagh………..2-8 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Premier Junior Camogie Championship     Roscommon opened their championship campaign with a stunning...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 4:28pm Read More

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....

Monday, 03/12/12 - 3:58pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 30/10/12 - 3:15pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 23/10/12 - 4:14pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 16/10/12 - 5:42pm Read More