‘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 what he has achieved. Thirty-five years after Heneghan’s uncle Tom masterminded Roscommon’s qualification for the 1980 All-Ireland final, Seamus –...

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Evans reflects on ‘game of inches’

        Roscommon manager John Evans felt that there were only inches between success and failure against Galway on Sunday last. The Tribesmen overturned a seven-point half time deficit to prevail by 1-14 to 1-10 but Evans opined...

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‘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...

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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...

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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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Week’s soul-searching yields rich harvest

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

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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...

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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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‘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...

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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...

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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...

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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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