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 envisaged how the sport would play such an integral part in his life. In early October, David will travel to...

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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...

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More Roscommon Sport

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

More Roscommon Sport

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

‘We had no other choice but to play the way we did’ – O’Donnell

    Roscommon minor football manager Fergal O’Donnell defended his decision to set up his team defensively for Saturday’s All-Ireland...

Monday, 04/08/14 - 4:27pm Read More

Minors’ defensive blockade nearly derails Donegal

Evan McGrath (number 6) and Kevin Smyth are consoled by Donegal players following Saturday's All-Ireland minor football championship quarter-final at Markievicz Park. Pic: Michael McCormack
Donegal………………………..0-10 Roscommon……………………1-5 Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship Quarter-Final Ian Cooney at Markievicz Park     Emotions were mixed leaving...

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No development of Hyde Park until next summer

    Roscommon GAA County Board has confirmed that renovations on Dr. Hyde Park are unlikely to commence until the...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:50pm Read More

Rossies’ quest to reach next level continues

    The gentle rain, the slate grey skies and the empty stands and terraces signal the end of another...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:49pm Read More

Error prone Roscommon unable to silence Armagh

Niall Daly can't hide his disappointment at the final whistle on Saturday evening. Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy
  Armagh……………………….1-17 Roscommon…………………..1-12 All-Ireland Football Qualifiers (Round 3B) Ian Cooney at Dr. Hyde Park   Bitterly disappointing, although Roscommon gave...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:47pm Read More

‘Grim Reape-r’ suggests that heady days for minor teams may be over

Ballaghaderreen player Cian Hanley is tackled by Roscommon defender Martin Flannery during Sunday's Connacht minor final at MacHale Park, Castlebar. Pic: INPHO/Ryan Byrne
FALLON’S MATCH TALK:     Sometimes fans look back on a match and wonder what might have been. They sift...

Monday, 14/07/14 - 4:51pm Read More

Can in-form Roscommon raid Armagh’s Orchard once more?

John Evans will be in charge of the Roscommon senior footballers in 2015. Pic: INPHO/Andrew Paton
ALL-IRELAND QUALIFIER PREVIEW:     Roscommon will meet Armagh in Dr. Hyde Park on Saturday next in a repeat of...

Monday, 14/07/14 - 4:47pm Read More

Crucial weekend for upbeat senior and minor teams

FALLON’S MATCH TALK:           As the traffic crawled out of Tullamore after the All-Ireland U-21 final,...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 4:36pm Read More

Roscommon capable of giving Cavan the ‘Breffni Blues’

ALL-IRELAND FOOTBALL QUALIFIERS PREVIEW:   Cavan at Kingspan Breffni Park is usually worth a few points to the home side...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 4:34pm Read More

Minors can’t bank on Mayo’s home comforts

Killian Bannon (Clann na nGael), Jamie Fahey (Clann na nGael) and Aidan Brogan (St. Croan's) limber up ahead of Sunday's Connacht minor football final against Mayo at MacHale Park, Castlebar. Pic: Michael McCormack
ELECTRIC IRELAND CONNACHT MINOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:   Another year, another final against Mayo. Far from being becoming tired...

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