National Sport

Heartbreak for Ireland U19s as they lose to last-minute goal in Germany

Germany 3-2 Republic of IrelandThe Republic of Ireland U19 side suffered a heart-breaking loss to hosts Germany in their UEFA U19 Championships Elite Qualifying Round encounter in Sandhausen today.Paul Doolin's side needed a victory to stay in contention for a...

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Fabianski to start against Ireland

By John Fallon Lukasz Fabianski will play his first competitive international in almost six years tomorrow after Poland manager Adam...

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Phelan one shot off the lead in Agadir

Kevin Phelan is right in contention on day three of the Moroccan Open in Agadir. He is seven under par,...

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O’Neill: One game can change everything

By Liam Mackey Martin O'Neill is hoping for a game-changer from Ireland in tomorrow night's crunch Euro 2016 qualifier against...

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McClean: I was hung out to dry by Sunderland over poppy row

James McClean believes he was "hung out to dry" by Sunderland over his decision not to wear a Remembrance Day...

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BOD’s still got it after 11 months out of rugby

Brian O'Driscoll's over at the Hong Kong Sevens at the moment and he took the opportunity to show off some...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 1:23pm Read More

3 things to watch for in the weekend’s GAA

Peter McNamara picks out three elements of the GAA action to watch out for this weekend.1 TJ Reid's inter-county returnBallyhale...

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Hamilton claims pole in storm-hit Malaysia

Lewis Hamilton claimed the 40th pole position of his Formula One career at the end of a storm-hit qualifying session...

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Conor McGregor’s been called out by a man from Ballinasloe

After Conor McGregor's on-screen incident with UFC boss Dana White a couple of days ago, the Dubliner has a problem...

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George North knocked out cold; Twitter argues over red card

George North was knocked out for the third time in two months on the rugby field last night in an...

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Roscommon Sport

‘Guys are just growing in stature’ – Evans

Roscommon wing-back David Murray carries the fight to Meath during Sunday's Division Two League game at Dr. Hyde Park. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
        John Evans stopped to face the assembled media. Just like his players, he was calm, measured and honest in his assessment of Roscommon’s latest big league win.     By Ian Cooney       “I’d...

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Rugby revolution confirmed by CBS success

Roscommon CBS junior rugby captain James Brandon celebrates his side's provincial success with his team-mates at The Sportsground in Galway last week. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
        When coaches from Creggs Rugby Club met with the principal and school management from Roscommon CBS...

Monday, 23/03/15 - 4:18pm Read More

CBS face tough task to continue fairytale

ALL-IRELAND POST PRIMARY SENIOR A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:       The stakes will be raised once more for...

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Week’s soul-searching yields rich harvest

        John Evans bounced off the turf at St. Conleth’s Park, stopping for a moment to join...

Monday, 16/03/15 - 4:35pm Read More

‘Final was played on our terms’ – Heneghan

CBS panel
The aftermath of a big match always tells the same tale: elation and dejection are cheek by jowl. The contrast...

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Relieved Boland hails ‘phenomenal effort’

Convent of Mercy manager Seán Boland celebrates with his All-Ireland winning team in Roscrea on Wednesday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
      Seán Boland, like most managers, experienced a whole wave of emotions during last Wednesday’s All-Ireland Junior Girls...

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‘We just weren’t with it’ – Evans

John Evans was frank and honest in his assessment of his side’s below-par performance that resulted in a 2-17 to...

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Foley fires CBS into provincial decider

    CBS Roscommon……………………..2-3 St. Gerald’s College, Castlebar…..0-7 Connacht Colleges A Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Michael O’Brien at Bekan, Ballyhaunis...

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‘Team are beginning to grow’ – Kilkenny

Roscommon midfielder Laura Fleming breaks forward her side during Saturday's league match against Sligo. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
MATCH REACTION:     After struggling in the first half against Tipperary a week earlier, the Roscommon management made a...

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‘Green was only colour for me’

Former Republic of Ireland soccer international Kevin Kilbane addresses the audience at the Roscommon Herald/SuperValu Sportstar of the Year awards banquet on Friday last. Pic: Michael McCormack
  One of Ireland’s most capped soccer players was warmly welcomed to the Abbey Hotel on Friday night last as...

Monday, 23/02/15 - 4:37pm 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...

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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

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...

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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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