National Sport

Gerrard relief after Reds scrape win

Captain Steven Gerrard insists Liverpool's new-look side must learn to crawl before they can walk after scraping past Bulgarian minnows Ludogorets in their Champions League opener.The former England midfielder scored an added-time penalty after Mario Balotelli's first goal for the...

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Wenger urges patience with Welbeck

Arsene Wenger insists Danny Welbeck needs time to settle at Arsenal after the England striker was wasteful against Borussia Dortmund...

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Arsenal overwhelmed by Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund 2 Arsenal 0Arsenal endured a chastening start to their Champions League group campaign after being overwhelmed by Borussia...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:10pm Read More

Liverpool return to a winning start

Liverpool 2 Ludogorets 1It was almost just like the old days as Steven Gerrard scored an added-time winner to get...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:04pm Read More

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SFA investigating alleged racist comment by Celtic player

The Scottish Football Association has contacted Aberdeen over claims that Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev racially abused Dons full-back Shay Logan.The...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 6:30pm Read More

Foley looking to the positives

Munster head coach Anthony Foley has been doing all he can to keep a brave face and lead his squad...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 5:07pm Read More

McIlroy told to use mediation to settle contract dispute

Professional golfer Rory McIlroy and his former agents are set to engage in a mediation process to try and settle...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 4:59pm Read More

Wallace: ‘Very similar’ D’Arcy could replace BOD

Gordon D'Arcy could prove Ireland boss Joe Schmidt's surprise choice to succeed Brian O'Driscoll at outside centre.Ireland's Kiwi coach must...

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Cullen leads tributes to Brady after long battle with cancer

Irish trainer Oliver Brady died peacefully in his sleep yesterday evening following a long battle with cancer, Horse Racing Ireland...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 12:50pm Read More

Tuesday’s horseracing tips

Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.LISTOWEL: 2.35 Never Again, 3.05 In Salutem, 3.35 Absorbing,...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 12:25pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Championships get serious this weekend

CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEWS:       The business end of the Hodson Bay Hotel Group sponsored intermediate football championship gets underway next weekend with the four quarter-finals down for decision. There is also the matter of a senior relegation play-off to...

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D-Day for David in Hull

David Concannon will aim to qualify for the World Darts Championship in Hull next month. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
    When a young David Concannon watched his father Luke throw darts in McDermott’s, Ballinaheglish, he could never have...

Monday, 01/09/14 - 4:34pm Read More

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...

Monday, 25/08/14 - 4:26pm Read More

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  ...

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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

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

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