National Sport

Rodgers: We must accept criticism

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told under-fire striker Mario Balotelli and the rest of his side to accept recent criticism and move on.While the Italy international has come in for the most negative attention after scoring just once in 10...

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Stunning Lamela goal lights up easy Spurs win

Tottenham 5 Asteras Tripolis 1Erik Lamela scored one of the finest goals ever seen at White Hart Lane on a...

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Celtic struggle to home win

Celtic 2 Astra Giurgiu 1Stefan Scepovic scored his first goal for Celtic as the Hoops made hard work of beating...

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Everton grab a point in France

Lille 0 Everton 0Everton remain top of Europa League Group H after playing out a 0-0 stalemate at Lille in...

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Police probe alleged threatening behaviour by Balotelli

Police are investigating reports footballer Mario Balotelli threatened a woman said to have taken photographs of his Ferrari vehicle.The Liverpool...

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Groves added to Cleverly-Bellew undercard

George Groves has been added to the bumper undercard of the Nathan Cleverly-Tony Bellew rematch in Liverpool next month as...

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Valdes to train with United

Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes is to train with Manchester United, the club have announced.The 32-year-old, a free agent after...

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Cork City fans go undercover to get tickets for League of Ireland decider

Cian O'Callaghan with his tickets for the gamePicture: Eddie O'HareWith the SSE Airtricity League set to be decided at Oriel...

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RTÉ soccer panel putting their fists up for a great cause

Tomorrow is EB awareness day and the RTÉ Sport panel and Conor McGregor want you to show your support with...

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Whelan to miss Scotland clash

Republic of Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a fracture of the...

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Roscommon Sport

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 Park     The Clann na nGael revival continues to gather momentum. The club clinched its second successive Minor A...

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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....

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Brigid’s secure fifth senior crown on the bounce

St. Brigid's captain Senan Kilbride celebrates his side's fifth senior title in succession on Sunday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
  The rain cascades from the heavens but it doesn’t signal a changing of the guard. Far from it, the...

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‘Right job at the right time’ made for Kearns

    Liam Kearns has described his addition as coach to the Roscommon senior football management ticket as the “right...

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Brigid’s shot at history to be rewarded

HODSON BAY HOTEL GROUP SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:   To win a championship once must be a special feeling,...

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Emotional week ends in triumph

Damien Lohan and Robbie Glennon lift the Mickey Cunniffe Cup for Four Roads. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
MATCH REACTION:   Jeff Lynskey is a cool customer. Four Roads have just completed seven-in-row, but the Liam Mellows clubman...

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Casey repays St. Croan’s faith in him with championship success

  It was ironic that David Casey ended up speaking about St. Croan’s success in the Michael Glavey’s dressing room....

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Four Roads to be in ‘seventh heaven’ after titanic battle

KEPAK SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:   By Sunday evening, the Four Roads v Athleague rivalry will have resulted in...

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Faithleach’s prevail as referee escorted from the pitch

    St. Faithleach’s…………………0-9 Padraig Pearses………………….1-5 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Ian Cooney at Kiltoom    ...

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Roscommon welcomes European darts champion home

Roscommon is welcoming a new European champion home today after David Concannon scooped a gold medal in the WDF European...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 11:27am 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....

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...

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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...

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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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