National Sport

Klopp not interested in United post

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has ruled himself out of contention to become the next manager of Manchester United, and insists he has not been approached for the job either.Klopp had emerged as a leading candidate to replace David Moyes,...

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Chelsea’s Ramires hit with four-game ban

Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the Blues' title run-in after accepting a four-match ban for violent conduct.The Brazilian had until...

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Everton fan buys hilarious banner in tribute to Ireland’s McCarthy

An Everton fan has taken his love for Ireland's midfielder James McCarthy to the next level. McCarthy has become a...

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O’Connell: ‘It’s an uphill task’

Paul O'Connell has warned that the current Toulon squad are much better than the side that hammered Munster in 2011.His...

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Martinez: Moyes will bounce back

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident predecessor David Moyes will have no problems in getting a new job after being...

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Ecclestone bribery case begins

The trial of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on bribery charges has begun in a case that could threaten his...

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Barca transfer ban suspended as club begins appeal

Barcelona will be able to sign players this summer after FIFA announced that the club's transfer ban will be put...

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Lloris: It will be difficult for Spurs to do worse

Hugo Lloris has delivered a withering assessment of Tottenham's campaign, admitting they would be hard pushed to get any worse...

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We did not sack Moyes in ‘unprofessional’ manner, say United

Manchester United have hit back at claims they handled David Moyes' dismissal in an "unprofessional" manner.Moyes, sacked on Tuesday just...

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Real claim first leg advantage over Bayern

Real Madrid 1 Bayern Munich 0Real Madrid took a step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years by...

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Roscommon Sport

Dineen hails ‘unreal’ Roscommon as Cork boss slams referee

Roscommon manager Nigel Dineen hailed his sides "unreal" performance as they booked a place in the Cadbury All-Ireland Under 21 Football Final following a hard-earned one-point win over Cork at O'Moore Park this afternoon.Diarmuid Murtagh slotted over his tenth point...

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U-21s have talent to leave high-flying Rebels without a cause

Roscommon U-21 manager Nigel Dineen will be hoping that his charges can upset Cork in Saturday's All-Ireland semi-final. Pic: INPHO
CADBURY ALL-IRELAND FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:   Now comes the hard part. Having ruthlessly exposed a limited Leitrim team in...

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Fallon turns tide towards Dysart

Dysart players and supporters celebrate Sunday's historic Premier Division League success.
              Ballaghaderreen FC…………….1 Dysart FC……………………….3 Norio’s Takeaway Premier Division Ian Cooney at Ballaghaderreen Community...

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Second half spurt sends Sligo home empty-handed

        Roscommon…………….0-12 Sligo…………………….1-6 Allianz National Football League Division Three Ian Cooney at Dr. Hyde Park    ...

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Perfect response pleases ‘delighted’ Dineen

Roscommon captain David Murray lifts the JJ Fahey Cup. Pic: INPHO/Mike Shaughnessy
      If Nigel Dineen was looking for the perfect response from his Roscommon U-21 players as a result...

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McHugh sets tone for facile league victory

      Roscommon………………………………3-12 Louth………………………………………0-4 Teasco HomeGrown National Ladies League Division Four Martin Wynne at Strokestown     The Roscommon...

Monday, 31/03/14 - 4:32pm Read More

Good attitude the key to quashing Leitrim’s momentum

Diarmuid Murtagh's scoring prowess will be vital to Roscommon's cause on Saturday next. Pic: INPHO
CADBURY’S CONNACHT U-21 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:     A third Connacht title in four years is the prize at...

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Positives despite defeat in Cavan

    Cavan……………………0-14 Roscommon……………..1-8 Allianz National Football League Division Three Ian Cooney at Kingspan Breffni Park       John...

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Red mist in Athleague as four sent off

  Roscommon…………..3-14 Longford………………0-10 Allianz National Hurling League Division 3B Ian Cooney at Athleague     The Roscommon senior hurlers were...

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Grit and grind send U-21 team narrowly through to another final

  Roscommon………………………….1-12 Sligo……………………………..1-10 Cadbury’s Connacht U-21 Football Championship Semi-Final Noel Fallon at Markievicz Park     After the flair and...

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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....

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...

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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....

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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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