National Sport

Pellegrini: Winning league will be ‘tricky’ now

Manuel Pellegrini conceded that Manchester City's title hopes have suffered a serious blow after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by bottom club Sunderland.It could have been even worse for City who needed a late equaliser by...

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Sensational Bale goal wins Real the Copa del Ray

Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 2Gareth Bale scored the most important goal of his career to win the Copa del Rey...

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City suffer killer blow at Sunderland hands

Manchester City 2 Sunderland 2Manchester City saw their title hopes effectively ended after being held to a home draw by...

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Everton setback at hands of Palace

Everton 2 Crystal Palace 3Everton's top-four hopes suffered a blow as they crashed to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Goodison...

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IRB chief hopeful of ‘harmony’

The European peace deal averted a crisis that could have seriously damaged professional rugby's world image, according to International Rugby...

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Reds hopeful over Sturridge fitness

Title-chasing Liverpool are hopeful striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit for this weekend's Barclays Premier League trip to Norwich.The England...

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Field sports get €7m boost

Over €7m is to be invested in development of field sports.The funding will help organisations including the GAA, FAI and...

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Penney aware of possible Connacht backlash

Rob Penney has he is confident his side can bounce back this weekend in the RaboDirect Pro 12.After winning in...

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Duff eyeing summer move abroad

Damien Duff will end his five-year association with Fulham this summer, with the winger contemplating a move to Australia or...

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Shilton: Hart lacks consistency

Peter Shilton believes England goalkeeper Joe Hart is not yet one of the world's elite, but has backed the Manchester...

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Roscommon Sport

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 the provincial final, Roscommon enter shark-infested waters on Saturday when they take on one of Gaelic games’ superpowers in the...

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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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‘Hype got to the players’ – Dineen

  Markievicz Park has probably the most glorious backdrop of any football ground in the land. Fitzgerald Stadium is more...

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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....

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...

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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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