National Sport

United confirm Falcao swoop

Manchester United have completed the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a on-year loan deal with an option to make the switch permanent.News of the Colombian's move to Old Trafford had begun to surface early on transfer deadline day...

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Gunners seal late Welbeck move

Arsenal have announced the signing of England international forward Danny Welbeck from Barclays Premier League rivals Manchester United for an...

Tuesday, 02/09/14 - 1:12am Read More

Doyle seals late Palace move

Crystal Palace have completed their third deadline day swoop by completing the loan signing of Wolves striker Kevin Doyle.The Republic...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 11:32pm Read More

Daly steps down as Dublin boss after six years in charge

By Peter O'DwyerAnthony Daly has stepped down as down as Dublin senior hurling manager after six years in charge.Dublin county...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 10:35pm Read More

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Sandro teams up with Redknapp again

QPR have announced the signing of Brazil international and Tottenham midfielder Sandro on a three-year contract.The 25-year-old worked with R's...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 10:31pm Read More

Arsenal in talks for Welbeck

Arsenal are in talks to sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck, it is understood.The 23-year-old appears set to...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 7:11pm Read More

Stambouli seals Spurs switch

Tottenham have announced the signing of Benjamin Stambouli from Montpellier.A fee was agreed for Stambouli on Saturday and the 24-year-old...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 6:00pm Read More

Given hopes to keep Grealish in green

Republic of Ireland veteran Shay Given is convinced starlet Jack Grealish is ready to play senior international football now.The 18-year-old...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 5:39pm Read More

Ranger’s borini bid accepted

Harry Redknapp has launched a £10million bid to hijack Sunderland's long-term pursuit of Liverpool striker Fabio Borini.The QPR boss has...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 4:33pm Read More

Munster sign Guinazu as cover for Sherry

Argentina hooker Eusebio Guinazu has signed for Munster on a four-month deal to offset Mike Sherry's long-term shoulder injury.The 32-year-old...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 4:05pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Larissa answers ‘Ireland’s Call’ at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Ireland scrum-half Larissa Muldoon has Roscommon connections in Donamon. Pic: INPHO
    The dust has hardly settled on Ireland’s historic voyage at the Women’s Rugby World Cup and scrum-half Larissa Muldoon is contemplating going back to the gym. She admits that it’s an “addiction” but life has been strange since...

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Featherston fires Roscommon into final

    Roscommon…..4-10 Kerry…………….2-13 Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland U-21 B Hurling Championship Semi-Final Michael O’Brien at Cusack Park, Ennis  ...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 4:23pm Read More

Evans delighted to be back with the Rossies

        John Evans will be given another 12 months in charge of the Roscommon senior football team....

Monday, 18/08/14 - 4:54pm Read More

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...

Monday, 18/08/14 - 4:52pm Read More

More Roscommon Sport

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  ...

Monday, 11/08/14 - 4:14pm Read More

Gaels ‘Cian’ to make statement

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

Monday, 11/08/14 - 4:10pm Read More

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...

Monday, 04/08/14 - 4:28pm Read More

‘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...

Monday, 04/08/14 - 4:27pm Read More

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...

Monday, 04/08/14 - 4:25pm 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

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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...

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