National Sport

Brian Cuthbert steps down as Cork manager

By Stephen BarryBrian Cuthbert will not seek another year as manager of the Cork footballers, as reported in tomorrow morning's Irish Examiner.Examiner Sports Editor Tony Leen tweeted a picture of the front page, carrying a report that Cuthbert is to...

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Mexico coach sacked after allegedly punching a reporter

Miguel Herrera has been fired as Mexico coach just two days after guiding them to a record seventh Gold Cup...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 10:25pm Read More

Tom Brady’s ‘deflategate’ ban upheld by NFL

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for the New England Patriots quarterback’s role in the ‘deflategate’...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 9:22pm Read More

Hint of a Tint proves Topaz jewel for David Wachman

Hint Of A Tint gave trainer David Wachman another big-race winner with victory in the Topaz Mile Handicap at Galway.The...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 9:03pm Read More

TWEETS: Ulster Camogie criticised for statement on Poc Fada ‘sexism’ row

Ulster Camogie issued a statement this afternoon regarding coverage of the recent Ulster GAA Poc Fada competition, but many commentators...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:57pm Read More

VIDEO & TWEETS: Punters respond to #AskTed hashtag exactly as you’d expect

If you didn’t see it unfold live on RTÉ and Twitter yesterday evening - the #AskTed hashtag started by the...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:09pm Read More

Luis leaves Chelsea to return to Atletico

Chelsea have sold defender Filipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid, the Premier League club announced on their website.The 29-year-old Brazilian,...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 2:21pm Read More

Vermuelen boost for injury hit Springboks

South Africa are confident of arriving at the World Cup with a clean bill of health despite being ravaged by...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 2:15pm Read More

PICS: The ‘Cork team bus’ is up for sale on Done Deal

Cork GAA fans are having a tough time of it. They had to cope with exiting both All-Ireland competitions at...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 1:58pm Read More

Benitez hopeful over Ramos

Rafael Benitez is hopeful that captain Sergio Ramos will stay at Real Madrid.The future of Ramos has been one of...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 12:26pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Ladies dig deep to topple Tipperary

        Roscommon……………..1-15 Tipperary…………………2-11 TG4 LGFA Intermediate Football Championship (after extra-time) Kevin Egan at Kinnity       Roscommon salvaged their intermediate championship campaign in dramatic fashion at Kinnitty GAA grounds last Saturday, scoring two late frees to...

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Taking charge of matters off the pitch

Stephen Ormsby is the new administrator for Roscommon County Board. Pic: Gerard O'loughlin
Five years ago, Dr. Hyde Park was Stephen Ormsby’s second home as Roscommon prepared for what ultimately turned out to...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 4:33pm Read More

‘We’re absolutely gutted’ – Evans

  One wouldn’t have blamed John Evans for being lost for words in the aftermath of Sunday’s stomach-churning 1-14 to...

Monday, 13/07/15 - 4:53pm Read More

Sligo unlikely to master Mayo

CONNACHT SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:       Heady days for Sligo. A first appearance in both the Connacht...

Monday, 13/07/15 - 4:55pm Read More

Fermanagh knock Roscommon out of the Football Championship

Fermanagh 1-14 Roscommon 0-16By Declan RooneySean Quigley and Tomas Corrigan combined to save the day for Fermanagh as they came...

Sunday, 12/07/15 - 5:14pm Read More

‘John Evans is a serious man’

  As the hoopla developed after Saturday’s 3-17 to 1-16 victory against Cavan, the emotion coursed through John Evans’ veins....

Monday, 06/07/15 - 4:41pm Read More

Evans prepares for ‘toughest draw we could have got’

Roscommon senior football manager John Evans believes that his side couldn’t have asked for a tougher draw ahead of next...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 4:38pm Read More

Ready to roll…

    County Board Chairman Michael Fahey has defended the staging of this year’s Connacht finals at Dr. Hyde Park,...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 4:43pm Read More

‘The mindset has to change in Roscommon’ – Evans

John Evans has defended his comments about Roscommon possibly contending for All-Ireland honours in the new few years and insisted...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 11:37am Read More

‘Bit of freshness will do us no harm’ – Evans

ALL-IRELAND QUALIFIER PREVIEW:     If the darkest hour is before the dawn, then there are plenty of reasons to...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 4:34pm 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...

Monday, 03/12/12 - 3:55pm Read More

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...

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...

Tuesday, 30/10/12 - 3:15pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 23/10/12 - 4:14pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 16/10/12 - 5:42pm Read More