National Sport

Spurs win marred by ‘PR stunt’ pitch invasion

Tottenham 1 Partizan 0Tottenham face UEFA sanctions after their Europa League tie with Partizan Belgrade was suspended, overshadowing their progress to the knockout stages.Play was halted 41 minutes into this Group C clash after individuals encroached onto the pitch on...

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Celtic through despite defeat

Celtic 1 Salzburg 3Celtic won through to the knockout stages of the Europa League for the first time despite a...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 9:52pm Read More

Toffees through to Europa League knockout rounds

Wolfsburg 0 Everton 2Everton are through to the Europa League knockout rounds as Group H winners with one game to...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 8:04pm Read More

Basle charged over fan behaviour

UEFA has charged Basle after fans made their way on to the pitch and approached Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo during...

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Rocket wins first round game on one leg; star may be forced to withdraw

Ronnie O'Sullivan started his UK Championship campaign against Daniel Wells on one leg but will withdraw from the tournament if...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 6:16pm Read More

Pele moved to ‘special care’ unit; agent says legend is fine

Brazilian football legend Pele is in a good condition and is expected to leave hospital in the next few days,...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 5:05pm Read More

FA charge Wigan chairman over racist remarks

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan has been charged by the Football Association over remarks he allegedly made in response to criticism...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 4:37pm Read More

Britton leads full squad of 33 for Ireland to European cross country championships

Fionnuala Britton will earn her 31st international cap at next month's European cross country championships in Bulgaria.The two-time European cross...

Thursday, 27/11/14 - 2:54pm Read More

Wilshere out for three months

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out for around three months after successfully undergoing surgery on his left ankle,...

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Goalkeeper playing for women’s football team plays with ‘broken neck’

A goalkeeper in England played on after suffering a suspected broken neck in a collision with a team-mate.An image issued...

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Roscommon Sport

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 when Tony Brennan’s charges face Munster champions Murroe Boher from Limerick in Saturday’s All-Ireland final in Duggan Park, Ballinasloe at...

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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...

Monday, 17/11/14 - 4:39pm Read More

‘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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Casey’s stock continues to rise

St. Croan's Secretary Majella Smyth is pictured with her sons Shane and Kevin following St. Croan's Connacht final triumph on Sunday last.
David Casey is an honorary St. Croan’s man. That’s what team captain Gregory Grogan declared in his victory speech after...

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Epic clash in store as St. Brigid’s focus on Ballintubber

AIB CONNACHT CLUB SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:     There’s hardly a more mouth-watering contest looming in the provincial...

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Improving Croan’s close to perfection

          St. Croan’s……………………………1-14 Ballyhaunis……………………………0-5 AIB Connacht Club Intermediate Football Championship Semi-Final Noel Fallon at Dr. Hyde...

Monday, 03/11/14 - 4:32pm Read More

‘I was told that I mightn’t make it’

Cian Smith (right), pictured with his brothers Donal and Enda after Boyle's success in the 2013 intermediate football championship. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
          When Roscommon bridged a 55-year gap to become All-Ireland minor champions on September 23rd, 2006,...

Monday, 03/11/14 - 4:29pm Read More

Clann’s na nGael’s revival gathers momentum

    Clann na nGael…………………..1-13 St. Brigid’s…………………………2-6 Abbey Hotel Minor Division One Football Championship Final Noel Fallon at Dr. Hyde...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:07pm Read More

St. Brigid’s unlikely to die wondering

FALLON’S MATCH TALK:   As St. Brigid’s eased to their eighth county title in ten years at a wintry Dr....

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:05pm 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...

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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...

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