National Sport

Late strikes give José the blues

Robin van Persie's late strike for Manchester United on Sunday did more than deny Chelsea three points, it reinforced a growing trend Blues boss José Mourinho should be wary of.Van Persie's injury-time equaliser was the fifth goal that Mourinho's side...

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Te’o handed senior Leinster debut against Edinburgh

Matt O'Connor has made eight changes to the side that beat Castres last weekend as Leinster resume their PRO12 campaign...

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Tennis player disqualified after bizarre incident with line judge

Darian King was disqualified from the Charlottesville Men's Pro Challenger tournament in Virginia after what looked like an exaggerated reaction...

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Giants win World Series

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey breaks his bat as he grounds out during the first inning of Game 7 of...

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Pitch invader attacks Ribéry with a scarf

Franck Ribéry was slapped with a scarf and abused by an idiotic pitch invader during last night's cup match between...

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Aidan Walsh chooses hurling for 2015

Cork dual star Aidan Walsh has ended weeks of speculation and committed to playing only inter-county hurling next season. Walsh...

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Levy sets clubhouse target in China

France's Alexander Levy made the ideal start to his bid for a third victory of the season - and second...

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Pellegrini worried by City’s form

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted he was concerned about his team's form after being dumped out of the Capital...

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Uninspiring Spurs limp to victory

Tottenham 2 Brighton 0Tottenham secured safe passage into the last eight of the Capital One Cup with an unconvincing 2-0...

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City run out of Capital in a costly defeat

Manchester City 0 Newcastle 2Rolando Aarons and substitute Moussa Sissoko struck as Newcastle dumped holders Manchester City out 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...

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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