National Sport

Raheny United win Continental Tyres WNL Cup for first time

Peamount United 2 Raheny United 3 (AET)Raheny United landed the FAI Continental Tyres Women's National League Cup for the first time with a last minute Katie McCabe winner. A dramatic final was decided in the 120th minute as McCabe slotted...

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McCaffrey says Dublin will not get carried away by today’s victory over Cork

By Peter McNamaraExemplary Jack McCaffrey suggested Dublin will not get carried away by their resounding success in the Allianz NFL...

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Battle at the Emirates ends in goalless draw

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas (left) and Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey in action during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium,...

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Three in a row for Dublin after one-sided contest in Croke Park

26 April 2015; James McCarthy, Dublin, in action against Kevin O'Driscoll, Cork. Allianz Football League, Division 1, Final, Dublin v...

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Twitter reacts to Coutinho’s place in the PFA team of the year

The Professional Footballers' Association have announced their Premier League team of the year and one inclusion in particular is getting...

Sunday, 26/04/15 - 5:28pm Read More

Roscommon claim the NFL Division 2 trophy

Niall Carty, Roscommon captain, raises the cup after the Division 2, Final, Down v Roscommon. Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit:...

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Everton with emphatic win against United at Goodison Park

Everton 3 Manchester United 0 Everton handed Manchester United their heaviest Premier League defeat of Louis van Gaal's reign on...

Sunday, 26/04/15 - 4:03pm Read More

Team news for Arsenal v Chelsea

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has not named a recognised striker in his starting XI at Arsenal, where Didier Drogba is...

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Kipchoge wins London marathon

Eliud Kipchoge won a titanic tussle with fellow Kenyan Wilson Kipsang to end his compatriot's reign as Virgin Money London...

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Some surprises in PFA’s Premier League team of the year

Six Chelsea players have been named in the Professional Footballers' Association Premier League team of the year.Jose Mourinho's men are...

Sunday, 26/04/15 - 2:21pm Read More

Roscommon Sport

Roscommon have point to prove

Having suffered a heavy defeat to Carlow two weeks ago in the group stages, Roscommon will enter Sunday’s Division Three League semi-final clash with the Barrowsiders with a point to prove. Roscommon knew before they played Carlow that they had...

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‘This game should stand to us’ – Dowd

        As usual, the token plea to keep off the pitch fell on deaf ears. Tuam Stadium...

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CBS on the cusp of historic achievement

Jack Casey from Oran GAA Club will lead Roscommon CBS into battle in Croke Park on Saturday next. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
MASITA ALL-IRELAND POST PRIMARY SCHOOLS SENIOR A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:             It might be...

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Evans’ promotion ‘stunt’ pays off

  Roscommon senior football manager John Evans revealed in the aftermath of his side’s promotion to league football’s top tier...

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‘These lads don’t do things easy’ – Heneghan

A man who is very knowledgeable in these matters was on hand to remind Seamus Heneghan of the enormity of...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 4:39pm Read More

Evans reflects on ‘game of inches’

        Roscommon manager John Evans felt that there were only inches between success and failure against Galway...

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‘Guys are just growing in stature’ – Evans

Roscommon wing-back David Murray carries the fight to Meath during Sunday's Division Two League game at Dr. Hyde Park. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
        John Evans stopped to face the assembled media. Just like his players, he was calm, measured...

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Rugby revolution confirmed by CBS success

Roscommon CBS junior rugby captain James Brandon celebrates his side's provincial success with his team-mates at The Sportsground in Galway last week. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
        When coaches from Creggs Rugby Club met with the principal and school management from Roscommon CBS...

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CBS face tough task to continue fairytale

ALL-IRELAND POST PRIMARY SENIOR A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:       The stakes will be raised once more for...

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‘Final was played on our terms’ – Heneghan

The Roscommon CBS senior football panel that will contest this year's Hogan Cup final.
The aftermath of a big match always tells the same tale: elation and dejection are cheek by jowl. The contrast...

Monday, 16/03/15 - 4:21pm 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

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...

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...

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