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   It was an atrocious day for football at the province’s Centre of Excellence Grounds at Bekan, Ballyhaunis on Saturday...

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‘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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‘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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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‘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...

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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...

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‘Players are exuding enthusiasm’ – Evans

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

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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...

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Croan’s must embrace ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’

St. Croan's goalkeeper Vinnie Egan and captain Gregory Grogan are 'gunning for Croker glory' on Saturday next. Pic: Michael McCormack
AIB ALL-IRELAND CLUB INTERMEDIATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:     When Gregory Grogan lifted the Jamesie Murray Cup aloft last...

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‘Missed chances cost us’ – Evans

    As he gathered his players in a huddle, one could see John Evans telling his players a couple...

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‘We’re a grounded team’ – Dowd

        As the snow begins to fall once more at the home of Rathcline GAA Club, Mark...

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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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‘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...

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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....

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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...

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