Clann crown off great year with U-21 title

Clann na nGael defenders Shane Pettit and Aaron O'Reilly celebrate their side's U-21 success against Strokestown on Sunday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
          Clann na nGael………………..1-16 Strokestown……………………1-3 Dermot Hughes Cars U-21 Division One Football Championship Final Ian Cooney at Enfield       For Clann, it was a welcome reminder of what the good days used to feel...

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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 by GAA President Liam Ó’Neill in Hannon’s Hotel on Saturday last. Roscommon County Committee Secretary Brian Carroll welcomed everyone and...

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Moore left deflated by small margins

          Moore United………………1 Kilreen Celtic………………1 AET (Kilreen win 4-2 on penalties) FAI Junior Cup Fifth Round...

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Future looks bright for well-drilled Clann

    Clann na nGael……….1-11 Boyle…………………….1-6 Dermot Hughes Cars U-21 Division One Football Championship Semi-Final Michael O’Brien at Knockcroghery  ...

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Hoping to make his ‘Mark’

          Mark Dowd knows that he’s landed a gig laden with expectation for 2015. But it...

Monday, 01/12/14 - 5:07pm Read More

‘A step too far’ – Brennan

    In last week’s All-Ireland junior club final preview, St. Ciaran’s manager Tony Brennan told the Roscommon Herald that...

Monday, 01/12/14 - 5:02pm Read More

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St. Ciaran’s on the cusp of fairytale ending

  A remarkable season for St. Ciaran’s is only 60 minutes away from being indelibly scorched into Roscommon GAA folklore...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 4:52pm Read More

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‘Best team won on the day’ – Mannion

Disappointed but gracious, the Four Roads players and management stood on the field in the aftermath of Sunday’s All-Ireland junior...

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Four Roads prepare for ‘Royal’ battle against Kilmessan

Aisling Fallon and Maria Hoey are pictured at training ahead of Four Roads' All-Ireland final appearance on Sunday next. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
AIB ALL-IRELAND CLUB JUNIOR CAMOGIE CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:       Four Roads’ camogie team will attempt to win the...

Monday, 17/11/14 - 4:39pm Read More

‘We haven’t won anything yet’ – Brennan

    There was a palpable sense of joy across Mulhern Park in the aftermath of last Sunday’s marvellous 3-15...

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Casey’s stock continues to rise

St. Croan's Secretary Majella Smyth is pictured with her sons Shane and Kevin following St. Croan's Connacht final triumph on Sunday last.
David Casey is an honorary St. Croan’s man. That’s what team captain Gregory Grogan declared in his victory speech after...

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Epic clash in store as St. Brigid’s focus on Ballintubber

AIB CONNACHT CLUB SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:     There’s hardly a more mouth-watering contest looming in the provincial...

Monday, 03/11/14 - 4:34pm Read More

Improving Croan’s close to perfection

          St. Croan’s……………………………1-14 Ballyhaunis……………………………0-5 AIB Connacht Club Intermediate Football Championship Semi-Final Noel Fallon at Dr. Hyde...

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‘I was told that I mightn’t make it’

Cian Smith (right), pictured with his brothers Donal and Enda after Boyle's success in the 2013 intermediate football championship. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
          When Roscommon bridged a 55-year gap to become All-Ireland minor champions on September 23rd, 2006,...

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Clann’s na nGael’s revival gathers momentum

    Clann na nGael…………………..1-13 St. Brigid’s…………………………2-6 Abbey Hotel Minor Division One Football Championship Final Noel Fallon at Dr. Hyde...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:07pm Read More

St. Brigid’s unlikely to die wondering

FALLON’S MATCH TALK:   As St. Brigid’s eased to their eighth county title in ten years at a wintry Dr....

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Brigid’s secure fifth senior crown on the bounce

St. Brigid's captain Senan Kilbride celebrates his side's fifth senior title in succession on Sunday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
  The rain cascades from the heavens but it doesn’t signal a changing of the guard. Far from it, the...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:02pm Read More

‘Right job at the right time’ made for Kearns

    Liam Kearns has described his addition as coach to the Roscommon senior football management ticket as the “right...

Monday, 13/10/14 - 5:18pm Read More

Brigid’s shot at history to be rewarded

HODSON BAY HOTEL GROUP SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:   To win a championship once must be a special feeling,...

Monday, 13/10/14 - 5:16pm Read More

Emotional week ends in triumph

Damien Lohan and Robbie Glennon lift the Mickey Cunniffe Cup for Four Roads. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
MATCH REACTION:   Jeff Lynskey is a cool customer. Four Roads have just completed seven-in-row, but the Liam Mellows clubman...

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