Hopkins drives Roscommon into decider

Roscommon………………….1-9 Dublin…………………………1-5 Liberty Insurance Premier Junior Camogie Championship Semi-Final Kevin Egan at St. Brendan’s Park, Birr     A dominant performance from Roscommon eventually yielded a fully-deserved place in next month’s All-Ireland junior camogie final against Laois at Croke Park....

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Shane Layden leads Connacht at World Sevens

      Former Roscommon minor footballer Shane Layden was captain of the Connacht side for the Limerick World Club Sevens rugby tournament at Thomond Park, Limerick last weekend, where Connacht finished a hugely impressive third. Connacht finished top of...

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Roscommon must pull out all the stops to find new man

John Evans’ departure as Roscommon senior football manager was probably inevitable. Hours before the majority of clubs were set to...

Monday, 17/08/15 - 4:39pm Read More

Gaels rarely rocked from comfort zone

        Roscommon Gaels…………….0-15 Western Gaels…………………1-8 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Section A Ian Cooney at...

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Gaels’ spirited comeback fails to halt champions

      St. Brigid’s…………1-13 Western Gaels…….2-7 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Section A Michael O’Brien at Frenchpark...

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Evans likely to be given one more year

  John Evans looks certain to be handed one more year as Roscommon senior football manager.   By Ian Cooney...

Monday, 03/08/15 - 4:23pm Read More

Rousing Roscommon response wins war

Tommy Doyle holds off the challenge of Meath’s Hugh Smith during Saturday’s match at Athleague. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
          Roscommon………………..4-8 Meath………………………3-9 Electric Ireland GAA Hurling All-Ireland Minor B Championship Quarter-Final Ian Cooney at Athleague...

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Speculation grows over senior management team make-up

Speculation concerning the make-up of the Roscommon senior football management team for 2016 is mounting. The Herald understands that some...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 11:21am Read More

Ladies dig deep to topple Tipperary

        Roscommon……………..1-15 Tipperary…………………2-11 TG4 LGFA Intermediate Football Championship (after extra-time) Kevin Egan at Kinnity      ...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 4:30pm Read More

Taking charge of matters off the pitch

Stephen Ormsby is the new administrator for Roscommon County Board. Pic: Gerard O'loughlin
Five years ago, Dr. Hyde Park was Stephen Ormsby’s second home as Roscommon prepared for what ultimately turned out to...

Monday, 20/07/15 - 4:33pm Read More

‘We’re absolutely gutted’ – Evans

  One wouldn’t have blamed John Evans for being lost for words in the aftermath of Sunday’s stomach-churning 1-14 to...

Monday, 13/07/15 - 4:53pm Read More

Sligo unlikely to master Mayo

CONNACHT SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:       Heady days for Sligo. A first appearance in both the Connacht...

Monday, 13/07/15 - 4:55pm Read More

Fermanagh knock Roscommon out of the Football Championship

Fermanagh 1-14 Roscommon 0-16By Declan RooneySean Quigley and Tomas Corrigan combined to save the day for Fermanagh as they came...

Sunday, 12/07/15 - 5:14pm Read More

‘John Evans is a serious man’

  As the hoopla developed after Saturday’s 3-17 to 1-16 victory against Cavan, the emotion coursed through John Evans’ veins....

Monday, 06/07/15 - 4:41pm Read More

Evans prepares for ‘toughest draw we could have got’

Roscommon senior football manager John Evans believes that his side couldn’t have asked for a tougher draw ahead of next...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 4:38pm Read More

Ready to roll…

    County Board Chairman Michael Fahey has defended the staging of this year’s Connacht finals at Dr. Hyde Park,...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 4:43pm Read More

‘The mindset has to change in Roscommon’ – Evans

John Evans has defended his comments about Roscommon possibly contending for All-Ireland honours in the new few years and insisted...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 11:37am Read More

‘Bit of freshness will do us no harm’ – Evans

ALL-IRELAND QUALIFIER PREVIEW:     If the darkest hour is before the dawn, then there are plenty of reasons to...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 4:34pm Read More

Simple words of encouragement inspired Boyle’s young players

    John Joe Nerney’s simple words of encouragement inspired young players from Boyle to go on and make their...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 4:30pm Read More

Hype filtered through to players

MATCH REACTION:   John Evans admitted that expectations from a successful Division Two League campaign had taken the cutting edge...

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