National Sport

Ireland revive Pakistan tour talks

Ireland's quest to cure their chronic lack of games against full-member nations could take them to Pakistan after confirmation talks have re-opened over a possible tour of the strife-torn nation.Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom has revealed that contact was...

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Fighting talk from Pellegrini

Under-fire Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini wants to be judged at the end of the season - and does not...

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 6:19am Read More

Hull and Sunderland draw in bitter encounter

Hull 1 Sunderland 1Steve Bruce and Gus Poyet were involved in a furious touchline exchange as relegation rivals Hull and...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 11:06pm Read More

Southampton close in on Champions League place

Southampton 1 Crystal Palace 0Sadio Mane gave Southampton's top-four ambitions a timely shot in the arm, ending their 387-minute wait...

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Benteke strikes late to lift Villa out of relegation zone

Aston Villa 2 West Brom 1Christian Benteke's last-gasp penalty clinched a crucial 2-1 win for Aston Villa over West Brom...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 10:55pm Read More

Paul Galvin returns to Kerry panel

By John Fogarty, Irish ExaminerFour-time All-Ireland winner Paul Galvin has made a shock return to the Kerry panel, it has...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 7:03pm Read More

Pape 10-week ban for kneeing Heaslip upheld

Pascal Pape's RBS 6 Nations career has ended in acrimony after the France lock lost his appeal against a 10-week...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 5:55pm Read More

Schmidt: Aviva crowd played a ‘massive’ role against England

By Grainne McGuinness and Shaun CroninIreland coach Joe Schmidt praised the support of the crowd at Ireland's victory over England...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 5:28pm Read More

Fitzgibbon Cup final replay set for Páirc Úi Rinn

The replay of the Fitzgibbon Cup final will take place in Páirc Úi Rinn on Wednesday March 11. UL and...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 4:34pm Read More

Trimble signs new two year IRFU deal

The IRFU announced today that Ulster's Andrew Trimble has signed a new deal, committing him to the province until June...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 4:19pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

‘Team are beginning to grow’ – Kilkenny

Roscommon midfielder Laura Fleming breaks forward her side during Saturday's league match against Sligo. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
MATCH REACTION:     After struggling in the first half against Tipperary a week earlier, the Roscommon management made a few changes to their approach before Sunday’s clash against Sligo. Different routine, same first half. But more importantly, the same...

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Foley fires CBS into provincial decider

    CBS Roscommon……………………..2-3 St. Gerald’s College, Castlebar…..0-7 Connacht Colleges A Senior Football Championship Semi-Final Michael O’Brien at Bekan, Ballyhaunis...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 4:41pm Read More

‘Green was only colour for me’

Former Republic of Ireland soccer international Kevin Kilbane addresses the audience at the Roscommon Herald/SuperValu Sportstar of the Year awards banquet on Friday last. Pic: Michael McCormack
  One of Ireland’s most capped soccer players was warmly welcomed to the Abbey Hotel on Friday night last as...

Monday, 23/02/15 - 4:37pm Read More

Ladies stage their own ‘Operation Transformation’

  Roscommon…………0-13 Tipperary……………..1-4 Tesco Homegrown Ladies NFL Division Three Michael O’Brien at Kiltoom   Roscommon emerged a transformed team in...

Monday, 23/02/15 - 4:34pm Read More

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David delighted with ‘unexpected’ accolade

Hall of Fame winner Tommy Beirne and overall winner David Concannon are pictured at the Roscommon Herald Sportstar/SuperValu of the Year awards banquet in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon town on Friday last. Pic: Michael McCormack
The overall award for Sportstar of the Year went to a very deserving winner who has been making waves on...

Monday, 23/02/15 - 4:25pm Read More

Hurlers make decent start to league campaign

    Roscommon…………….1-21 Louth…………………….1-9 Allianz National Hurling League Division 3A Kevin Egan at Athleague       With fewer than...

Monday, 16/02/15 - 4:13pm Read More

‘The best team won’ – David Casey

St. Croan's manager David Casey takes stock of his side's performance in Croke Park on Saturday last. Pic: INPHO/Tommy Grealy
  After the presentation of the cup and the captain’s speech was completed, St. Croan’s manager David Casey stood on...

Monday, 16/02/15 - 4:12pm Read More

No shame in losing to a great team

St. Croan's player Brian Mullin cuts a dejected figure at the end of Saturday's All-Ireland Club Intermediate Football Championship final against Ardfert at Croke Park. Pic: INPHO/Tommy Grealy
  St. Croan’s came up against a great side on Saturday evening. A team that had won All-Ireland titles at...

Monday, 16/02/15 - 4:09pm Read More

‘Players are exuding enthusiasm’ – Evans

MATCH REACTION:     John Evans emerges from a scrum of well-wishers. He has just seen his team dismantle Down...

Monday, 09/02/15 - 4:31pm Read More

David hoping that St. Croan’s can slay Ardfert’s Goliath

      There’s no great science behind David Casey’s success story as St. Croan’s manager. Ask anyone around the...

Monday, 09/02/15 - 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