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 would be needed once again for Galway’s crucial Allianz League game against Kildare less than 24 hours later, but Roscommon...

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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...

Monday, 06/04/15 - 4:53pm Read More

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...

Monday, 06/04/15 - 4:59pm Read More

‘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...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 4:42pm Read More

‘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...

Monday, 23/03/15 - 4:19pm Read More

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...

Monday, 23/03/15 - 4:18pm Read More

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

Week’s soul-searching yields rich harvest

        John Evans bounced off the turf at St. Conleth’s Park, stopping for a moment to join...

Monday, 16/03/15 - 4:35pm Read More

‘We just weren’t with it’ – Evans

John Evans was frank and honest in his assessment of his side’s below-par performance that resulted in a 2-17 to...

Monday, 09/03/15 - 3:58pm Read More

Relieved Boland hails ‘phenomenal effort’

Convent of Mercy manager Seán Boland celebrates with his All-Ireland winning team in Roscrea on Wednesday last. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
      Seán Boland, like most managers, experienced a whole wave of emotions during last Wednesday’s All-Ireland Junior Girls...

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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...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 4:39pm Read More

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...

Monday, 02/03/15 - 4:41pm Read More

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...

Monday, 23/02/15 - 4:25pm Read More

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...

Monday, 23/02/15 - 4:34pm Read More

‘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...

Monday, 23/02/15 - 4:37pm Read More

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...

Monday, 16/02/15 - 4:09pm Read More

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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