National Sport

No new caps as O’Neill announces Ireland squad

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill sprang no surprises when he named a provisional squad for his first competitive game.O'Neill's initial 36-man party will be whittled down ahead of the opening Euro 2016 qualifier in Georgia on September 7 with...

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Ramsey helping Gunners forget Fabregas

We have all been there; the moment when we see that special someone who not so long ago meant so...

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Disastrous start for McIlroy

Rory McIlroy endured a nightmare start to his bid to make it four wins in a row as he reached...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 4:47pm Read More

Mourinho fails to stay cool for ice-bucket challenge

The ice bucket challenge has made the jump from players to managers, and a number of coaches, including Sam Allardyce,...

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Trip to buy cigarettes leads Gazza back playing football

Paul Gascoigne is set to make his return to football after a journey for cigarettes led him to meet taxi...

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Silver medal for Cork’s Orla Barry at IPC Championships

Orla Barry has won silver in the women's discus final at the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea.The Cork thrower...

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Polish fury over ‘stolen cars’ joke

Polish officials have complained to the organisers of the European Swimming Championships in Berlin after an announcer introduced the Polish...

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Spencer announces shock retirement

Jamie Spencer will retire from riding at the end of the current season to take up a new role with...

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Balotelli’s opinion of ‘The Sun’ will endear him to Liverpool fans

With reports flying that Mario Balotelli is about to be revealed as Liverpool's latest signing, this video from his unveiling...

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Palace director quits amid allegations of racism, sexism and homophobia

Iain Moody has resigned from his role as sporting director of Crystal Palace with immediate effect, the club have announced....

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Roscommon Sport

Evans delighted to be back with the Rossies

        John Evans will be given another 12 months in charge of the Roscommon senior football team.     By Ian Cooney   The management committee of Roscommon County Board met on Thursday last and agreed to...

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Downey delivers to send ladies into last four

Gillian Dufficy is determined not to let Ann Marie Bratten get her hands on possession during Saturday's All-Ireland quarter-final at Pearse Park, Longford. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
      Roscommon…………………………..0-14 Longford……………………………….1-9 (after extra-time) TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Football Championship Quarter-Final Martin Wynne at Pearse Park, Longford...

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Glynn’s sweet 16 guides minors home

          Roscommon………………………2-25 Donegal……………………………2-22 Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor B Hurling Championship Quarter-Final Ian Cooney at Athleague  ...

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Gaels ‘Cian’ to make statement

          Roscommon Gaels……………….3-10 Clann na nGael…………………..0-10 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship (Group A) Ian...

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Defensive excellence stifles Offaly

Jenny Downey retains possession for Roscommon during Saturday's victory against Offaly. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
        Roscommon………………….0-13 Offaly…………………………1-7 TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Football Championship Kevin Egan at Ardagh        ...

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Intermediate ladies have opportunity to bounce back

  After a long break, the Roscommon ladies intermediate team return to championship action this weekend when they take on...

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‘We had no other choice but to play the way we did’ – O’Donnell

    Roscommon minor football manager Fergal O’Donnell defended his decision to set up his team defensively for Saturday’s All-Ireland...

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Minors’ defensive blockade nearly derails Donegal

Evan McGrath (number 6) and Kevin Smyth are consoled by Donegal players following Saturday's All-Ireland minor football championship quarter-final at Markievicz Park. Pic: Michael McCormack
Donegal………………………..0-10 Roscommon……………………1-5 Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship Quarter-Final Ian Cooney at Markievicz Park     Emotions were mixed leaving...

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No development of Hyde Park until next summer

    Roscommon GAA County Board has confirmed that renovations on Dr. Hyde Park are unlikely to commence until the...

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Rossies’ quest to reach next level continues

    The gentle rain, the slate grey skies and the empty stands and terraces signal the end of another...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:49pm 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...

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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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