National Sport

Rory McIlroy misses cut as Harrington stays near leaders

Padraig Harrington was frustrated not to be in a commanding position to win a second Irish Open title as tournament host Rory McIlroy missed the cut for the third year in succession.Three-time major champion Harrington predicted on Wednesday that an...

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Blatter re-elected as FIFA boss after rival withdraws

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected for a fifth term as FIFA president despite the crisis that has struck the world...

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Blatter fails to win first round of FIFA presidential vote

Voting in the Fifa presidential election has gone to a second round. Blatter remains poised for re-election to a fifth...

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WATCH: The Simpsons predicted the FIFA scandal

A lot of long-time fans feel The Simpsons has had its day, and should have finished some time ago. But...

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Federer rolls into last 16

Roger Federer suggested he could play on for another five years after the Swiss eased into the French Open last...

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Donegal and Tyrone hit with €5k fines

The Donegal and Tyrone county boards have been fined €5000 each for the brawl between their two sides earlier this...

Friday, 29/05/15 - 4:57pm Read More

So much sport, so little time – the weekend action starts here

As always, May is sporting finals month. There’s a couple of bigguns this weekend so stock up on the pizzas...

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Irish Triathletes aiming high in London

Aileen Reid and Bryan Keane are looking to continue their rich vein of form at this weekend’s London World Triathlon...

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Tomás Ó Flatharta calls for change in GAA calendar structure

By Daragh Ó Conchúir Tomás Ó Flatharta believes that a reduced season with more games would benefit county teams while...

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Harrington in contention while McIlroy battles to make cut

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington was frustrated not to have put himself in a commanding position to win a second...

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Roscommon Sport

Dominic’s left deflated by Fuerty raid

Fuerty……………………………………….1-9 St. Dominic’s……………………………….0-3 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Intermediate Football Championship Section A Martin Wynne at Knockcroghery A 35th minute goal from Eamon Bannon provided the platform for Fuerty to secure an opening round victory over St. Dominic’s in last Friday...

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Fourth annual run/walk to take place in Athleague

The fourth annual run/walk in aid of underage hurling in Athleague/Tremane GAA Club will be held in Athleague on Sunday,...

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Senior hurling league down to last four

Senior league down to last four The semi-finals of Avis Car Hire Senior Hurling League will take place this Sunday...

Thursday, 21/05/15 - 12:50pm Read More

Same old story as Brigid’s find natural rhythm

4col Ronan Stack
St. Brigid’s………………….3-12 Padraig Pearses…………….1-11   The more things change, the more they stay the same. New season, a new championship...

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Scahill’s two-goal haul suffices

Castlerea St. Kevin’s……………….2-8 Boyle……………………………….0-6 Two second-half goals from Castlerea St. Kevin’s full-forward David Scahill turned the tide in the West...

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Roscommon have point to prove

Having suffered a heavy defeat to Carlow two weeks ago in the group stages, Roscommon will enter Sunday’s Division Three...

Monday, 13/04/15 - 4:32pm Read More

‘This game should stand to us’ – Dowd

        As usual, the token plea to keep off the pitch fell on deaf ears. Tuam Stadium...

Monday, 06/04/15 - 5:01pm Read More

CBS on the cusp of historic achievement

Jack Casey from Oran GAA Club will lead Roscommon CBS into battle in Croke Park on Saturday next. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
MASITA ALL-IRELAND POST PRIMARY SCHOOLS SENIOR A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:             It might be...

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Evans’ promotion ‘stunt’ pays off

  Roscommon senior football manager John Evans revealed in the aftermath of his side’s promotion to league football’s top tier...

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‘These lads don’t do things easy’ – Heneghan

A man who is very knowledgeable in these matters was on hand to remind Seamus Heneghan of the enormity of...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 4:39pm 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....

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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

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...

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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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