Ladies dig deep to topple Tipperary

        Roscommon……………..1-15 Tipperary…………………2-11 TG4 LGFA Intermediate Football Championship (after extra-time) Kevin Egan at Kinnity       Roscommon salvaged their intermediate championship campaign in dramatic fashion at Kinnitty GAA grounds last Saturday, scoring two late frees to...

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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 be a memorable provincial final experience against Sligo. Last week, the 2006 All-Ireland medal winner was back in the Hyde...

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‘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...

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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...

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‘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....

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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...

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Ready to roll…

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

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‘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...

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‘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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Roscommon now at a crossroads

Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Markievicz Park. Sligo 20/6/2015
Sligo vs Roscommon
RoscommonÕs Enda Smith dejected late in the game
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie
  What a difference three months make. On a March evening in Kiltoom, the Roscommon U-21 team pulverised Sligo. It...

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Roscommon ‘Ring’ Coyne to secure promotion

      Roscommon…………………..2-14 Mayo……………………………0-13 Christy Ring Promotion Play-Off/Connacht Intermediate Hurling Championship Final Michael O’Brien at Pearse Stadium    ...

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It’s never simple in Sligo

Roscommon players have a laugh a training in Johnstown ahead of Saturday's Connacht semi-final against Sligo at Markievicz Park. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
        Trips to Markievicz Park have never been classed as ‘straightforward assignments’ for Roscommon and there’s nothing...

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‘On the verge of extinction’

    St. Ronan’s GAA Club, nestled under the Arigna Mountains in North Roscommon, has produced numerous great players. Hugh...

Monday, 08/06/15 - 4:18pm Read More

Special goal from a special player

Roscommon captain Michéal Kelly makes his way towards the dressing room. He has the Nicky Rackard Cup with him, tucked...

Monday, 08/06/15 - 4:17pm Read More

Massive performance expected in hurlers’ bid for Nicky Rackard title

      If Roscommon are crowned Nicky Rackard Cup champions for a second time on Saturday, it would represent...

Monday, 01/06/15 - 4:22pm Read More

Dolan’s late intervention leaves the Gaels gutted

  St. Brigid’s…………………..2-7 Roscommon Gaels…………..1-9 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship Section A Ian Cooney at Strokestown   At...

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Dominic’s left deflated by Fuerty raid

Fuerty……………………………………….1-9 St. Dominic’s……………………………….0-3 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Intermediate Football Championship Section A Martin Wynne at Knockcroghery A 35th minute goal...

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