Error prone Roscommon unable to silence Armagh

Niall Daly can't hide his disappointment at the final whistle on Saturday evening. Pic: INPHO/Morgan Treacy
  Armagh……………………….1-17 Roscommon…………………..1-12 All-Ireland Football Qualifiers (Round 3B) Ian Cooney at Dr. Hyde Park   Bitterly disappointing, although Roscommon gave it their best shot when they decided to come out and play. But there will be regrets. Armagh are a...

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No development of Hyde Park until next summer

    Roscommon GAA County Board has confirmed that renovations on Dr. Hyde Park are unlikely to commence until the summer of 2015 at the earliest. The county board gained legal control of the stadium last March after an agreement...

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Rossies’ quest to reach next level continues

    The gentle rain, the slate grey skies and the empty stands and terraces signal the end of another...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 4:49pm Read More

‘Grim Reape-r’ suggests that heady days for minor teams may be over

Ballaghaderreen player Cian Hanley is tackled by Roscommon defender Martin Flannery during Sunday's Connacht minor final at MacHale Park, Castlebar. Pic: INPHO/Ryan Byrne
FALLON’S MATCH TALK:     Sometimes fans look back on a match and wonder what might have been. They sift...

Monday, 14/07/14 - 4:51pm Read More

Can in-form Roscommon raid Armagh’s Orchard once more?

Roscommon senior football manager John Evans takes stock of his side's performance in the rain at Kingspan Breffni Park on Saturday last. Pic: INPHO/Andrew Paton
ALL-IRELAND QUALIFIER PREVIEW:     Roscommon will meet Armagh in Dr. Hyde Park on Saturday next in a repeat of...

Monday, 14/07/14 - 4:47pm Read More

Crucial weekend for upbeat senior and minor teams

FALLON’S MATCH TALK:           As the traffic crawled out of Tullamore after the All-Ireland U-21 final,...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 4:36pm Read More

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Roscommon capable of giving Cavan the ‘Breffni Blues’

ALL-IRELAND FOOTBALL QUALIFIERS PREVIEW:   Cavan at Kingspan Breffni Park is usually worth a few points to the home side...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 4:34pm Read More

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Minors can’t bank on Mayo’s home comforts

Killian Bannon (Clann na nGael), Jamie Fahey (Clann na nGael) and Aidan Brogan (St. Croan's) limber up ahead of Sunday's Connacht minor football final against Mayo at MacHale Park, Castlebar. Pic: Michael McCormack
ELECTRIC IRELAND CONNACHT MINOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW:   Another year, another final against Mayo. Far from being becoming tired...

Monday, 07/07/14 - 4:33pm Read More

O’Donnell delighted to have ‘tight unit’ under his watch

Fergal O'Donnell takes a drink of water during Saturday's 2-13 to 1-11 success against Leitrim at Dr. Hyde Park. Pic: Gerard O'Loughlin
  MATCH REACTION: The final whistle was greeted with hoopla among the Roscommon management and substitutes. Fergal O’Donnell ran out...

Monday, 30/06/14 - 4:30pm Read More

Stunning performance by Roscommon

  Roscommon…….3-12 Armagh………..2-8 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Premier Junior Camogie Championship     Roscommon opened their championship campaign with a stunning...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 4:28pm Read More

Hard-working minors can quench Leitrim’s great expectations

Roscommon minor football manager Fergal O'Donnell expects a tight game in Dr. Hyde Park on Saturday evening next. Pic: INPHO/Ryan Byrne
ESB CONNACHT MINOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:       It’s not often that a Roscommon minor team find themselves...

Monday, 23/06/14 - 4:26pm Read More

Owens targets good start against Armagh

ALL-IRELAND PREMIER JUNIOR CAMOGIE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW:       The Roscommon junior camogie team, sponsored by the Roscommon Herald, will...

Monday, 16/06/14 - 5:04pm Read More

Brigid’s survive stern examination

        St. Brigid’s………………1-12 Padraig Pearses………….1-11 Hodson Bay Hotel Group Senior Football Championship (Group B) Ian Cooney at...

Monday, 16/06/14 - 5:02pm Read More

Cruciate woe for Rossies star Shine

Roscommon's Donie Shine may have suffered cruciate knee ligament damage during last Sunday's Connacht SFC semi-final defeat to Mayo, but...

Tuesday, 10/06/14 - 8:39pm Read More

Carty targets good run in the qualifiers

    Roscommon senior football captain Niall Carty rejected any suggestion that a good performance provided consolation for their narrow...

Monday, 09/06/14 - 4:46pm Read More

It’s the hope that kills you

    The old saying springs to mind as the fans drift from Hyde Park on a championship Sunday of...

Monday, 09/06/14 - 4:45pm Read More

“Inexperience cost us” – Evans

Niall Daly takes stock of Roscommon's narrow one-point loss against Mayo on Sunday last. Pic: INPHO/James Crombie
Almost one of the greatest coups in John Evans’ managerial career. He weighed up the situation, learned from last year’s...

Monday, 09/06/14 - 4:43pm Read More

Giving Mayo a game would be acceptable

CONNACHT SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW:       Here we go again. Mayo in the summer-time, a recipe often...

Monday, 02/06/14 - 4:22pm Read More

Boyle Celtic claim Super League in style

Hal Cawley, manager Gerry Emmett, captain Kyle Suffin and Michael Gilmartin celebrate Boyle Celtic's success on Friday last. Pic: Mary Regan
Boyle Celtic’s long wait for a second Super League title finally came to an end on Friday night last when...

Monday, 02/06/14 - 4:17pm Read More

Club players laden with frustration

  The success enjoyed by Roscommon teams on the playing fields in 2014 has impacted on the county’s club scene....

Monday, 26/05/14 - 4:42pm Read More