National Sport

Wayne Rooney ends speculation he will close the door on England

England are already looking for a new manager after their nightmare in Nice but captain Wayne Rooney has no plans to walk away. Roy Hodgson fell on his sword after England were humiliated in the first knockout round of Euro...

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Watch: Roy Hodgson immediately quits after England embarrassment

Roy Hodgson has stepped down as England manager after the shock Euro 2016 exit to Iceland. The smallest nation to...

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Here are the player ratings for a dire England performance

JOE HART: England’s number one was embarrassed by Kolbeinn Sigthorsson as Iceland took a shock first-half lead – a goal...

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10,000 supporters welcome home Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s squad were welcomed back home from Euro 2016 to a hero’s reception by 10,000 supporters at an event...

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England humiliated by Iceland as fans sing: ‘You’re not fit to wear the shirt’

Iceland 2 England 1 Roy Hodgson’s men are heading home after Iceland, the smallest nation ever to grace a major...

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Watch Robbie Keane’s homecoming speech: ‘It brings tears to my eyes and makes me feel like a very proud Irishman’

Hundreds of Republic of Ireland fans have hailed their side’s heroes in an emotional homecoming at Dublin Airport. Irish captain...

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Italy end Spain’s hopes for Euro three-in-a-row

Italy 2 Spain 0 Graziano Pelle sealed Italy’s place in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals with a stoppage-time strike to sink...

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The Ireland got a warm welcome at Dublin Airport this evening

The Ireland team has arrived home to a rapturous welcome at Dublin Airport. Dozens of supporters turned out, despite there...

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Ekaterina Alexandrova dumps Ana Ivanovic out of Wimbledon

Ekaterina Alexandrova made light of her grand slam inexperience to send Ana Ivanovic sliding out of Wimbledon. The 21-year-old Russian...

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German Philipp Kohlschreiber makes early exit from Wimbledon

Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber was the first seed to fall in the men’s draw at Wimbledon on the opening day. The...

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Roscommon Sport

Kilkenny expects players to grow from manner of Markievicz victory

Roscommon minor goalkeeper Liam Cregg celebrates his side's victory against Sligo on Saturday evening. Pic: Michael McCormack
Understandably, Kieran Kilkenny wore his heart on sleeve afterwards. Despite the roadblocks that had been erected beforehand, the former Roscommon intermediate ladies’ football manager saw his minor ‘Bravehearts’ overcome all the odds to book a Connacht minor semi-final date against...

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Champions make early statement of intent

Cian Farrell escapes from the clutches of Michael Donoghue and Damien Lohan during Sunday evening's encounter at Athleague. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Four Roads……………….0-19 Tremane………………….0-10 Kepak Senior Hurling Championship Michael O’Brien at Athleague Four Roads started the new season in the same...

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Controlled Clann get back on track

Ultan Harney made a welcome return from injury in the Clann na nGael colours against Padraig Pearses on Saturday evening last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Clann na nGael……………………………0-16 Padraig Pearses…………………………..0-7 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship (Section A) Ian Cooney at Johnstown   It...

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Minors looking for some Markievicz momentum

The Roscommon minor football team will endeavour to crank up some momentum over the coming weeks, but there’s no one...

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Bright future predicted for Castlerea Celtic

Castlerea Celtic joint manager Pat O'Donoghue celebrates with his son Noah following Saturday evening's Challenge Cup final success. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
To complete a double in any sport, at any grade, is a big achievement. To do so this season, with...

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Roscommon intent on laying Sligo bogey to rest

Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Markievicz Park. Sligo 20/6/2015
Sligo vs Roscommon
Sligo’s Adrian Marren scores a penalty
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie
Dr. Hyde Park holds a plethora of happy memories for Sligo over the years. But Roscommon must ensure that another...

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McStay not looking beyond Sligo

Joint manager of the Roscommon senior football team Kevin McStay knows that Roscommon can't afford to take anything for granted on Sunday next. Pic: INPHO/James Crombie
It’s another match that Roscommon are expected to win. But Kevin McStay knows the pitfalls that await his side if...

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‘A day we’ll never forget’ – Leddy

Former Roscommon footballer Jack Carty (back row, second from left) is pictured with team-mates Shane O’Leary, Jack Carty, Peter Robb, Craig Ronaldson, AJ MacGinty and Conor McKeon following Connacht's PRO 12 success against Leinster on Saturday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Life couldn’t have been more perfect for Adrian Leddy on Sunday afternoon last. Just off the boat from Belfast following...

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Can Ballymoe dash Castlerea’s double dream? 

Damien Conboy, Micheal Kenny and Keith Muldoon  are part of the Ballymoe FC panel hoping to stop Castlerea Celtic's double dreams on Saturday evening next. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
Saturday’s Challenge Cup final in the League grounds, Lecarrow at 7 p.m. is a clash between two teams going in...

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Curran’s double leads Celtic to title

MD Town…………………1 Castlerea Celtic……………3 The Herald Premier Division Michael O’Brien at Dunmore It may have taken a decade to regain...

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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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