National Sport

Murray sets up Australian Open semi with Berydch

Andy Murray has reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open beating Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3. The two-time grand slam winner used all his experience to gain the upper hand in his clash with home favourite Nick Kyrgios.Playing his...

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Fletcher can leave for nothing

Manchester United have told vice-captain Darren Fletcher he can leave on a free transfer.Fletcher was a regular in Louis van...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 10:17am Read More

VIDEO: Hilarious spoof Six Nations ad from Wales

With less than two weeks to go to the start of the Six Nations fans are preparing themselves for a...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 10:09am Read More

Rodgers ready for Jose duel

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is looking forward to locking horns with former mentor Jose Mourinho once again - this time...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 9:21am Read More

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Russian face-off for Sharapova

Maria Sharapova will face fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova in the last four of the Australian Open after the pair enjoyed...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 8:31am Read More

Berdych blasts Nadal in three sets

Tomas Berdych ended his incredible losing streak against Rafael Nadal in brilliant style to reach the semi-finals of the Australian...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 8:27am Read More

Jim Gavin on Joe Brolly’s "indentured slaves" comments

By Daragh Ó ConchúirJim Gavin has backed the proposal to bring the All-Ireland finals forward by a week and to...

Tuesday, 27/01/15 - 1:44am Read More

Stoke City cruise past Rochdale to setup FA Cup trip to Blackburn

Rochdale 1 Stoke 4: Bojan Krkic and Victor Moses scored breathtaking goals at Rochdale as Stoke avoided joining the long...

Monday, 26/01/15 - 8:06pm Read More

FA Cup draw: Arsenal will play Middlesbrough in fifth round

The draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup is as follows:Summary• Crystal Palace v Liverpool/Bolton• Arsenal v Middlesbrough•...

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Dutch FA president to stand for FIFA presidency

Dutch FA president Michael van Praag has announced he will stand as a candidate for the FIFA presidency.Van Praag revealed...

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Roscommon Sport

‘I’m proud as hell of them’ – Casey

Selector Colin Sheridan and Croan's Chairman Gary Cunnane are about to celebrate with manager David Casey after the final whistle on Sunday. Pic: Michael McCormack
            David Casey was renowned for his grit and determination during a playing career that only finished a couple of years back. He also possessed leadership qualities in abundance and captained both his club and...

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Manner of FBD League success pleases Evans

        John Evans is standing on the top step of the small stand underneath the press box...

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Replicating pre-Christmas form holds the key for Croan’s

AIB ALL-IRELAND CLUB INTERMEDIATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:         It’s perilously close, they can almost taste it....

Monday, 19/01/15 - 5:00pm Read More

Pride and purpose rewrite history books

Roscommon…………………2-12 Mayo…………………………1-10 FBD Insurance Connacht Senior Football League Ian Cooney at Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar       A first...

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Roscommon’s momentum disrupted by narrow loss

NUI Galway……………………….0-10 Roscommon…………………………….0-9 FBD Insurance Connacht Senior Football League Ian Cooney at Ballyforan         It’s hard to...

Monday, 12/01/15 - 3:45pm Read More

Carr removes stern Boyle Celtic roadblock

    Boyle Celtic…………………………………………….0 St. Michael’s, Tipperary………………………….1 (after extra time) FAI Junior Cup (Last 32) Martin Wynne at Celtic Park,...

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Michael Dufficy answers Roscommon’s ‘clarion call’

Over 30 years after Oliver Dufficy won an intermediate football championship medal with Tulsk, his son Michael has made his...

Monday, 05/01/15 - 4:20pm Read More

Roscommon stroll yields plenty of positives

      Roscommon………………………..0-14 IT Sligo…………………………….0-5 FBD Insurance Connacht Senior Football League Ian Cooney at Strokestown        ...

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Fundraiser organised for ‘amazing’ Kyle Casey

Cian Smith makes a presentation to Kyle Casey and his father Seán during Cian's recent testimonial at the Abbey Park, Boyle. Pic: Mary Regan
    A major fundraiser for Kyle Casey has been organised on Saturday, December 27th in Into the West, Frenchpark...

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GAA President launches second volume of county’s history

Pictured at the launch of 'Gaelic Games in Roscommon 1990-2014' in Hannon's Hotel, Roscommon on Saturday night last were members of the Roscommon GAA History Committee. Back row (l-r): Padraig Duke, Jim Ganly, Tommie Kenoy, GAA President Liam O'Neill and Roscommon County Committee Secretary Brian Carroll. Front row (l-r): Michael Naughton, Marie McAleer, Martin Walshe and Maeve Healy.
The Roscommon GAA 125 celebrations came to a close with the launch of the second volume of the county’s history...

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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