Rossies to be without key defender Neil Collins next season.

Roscommon will have to survive without key defender Neil Collins once again next season. Collins missed out on his county’s first Connacht SFC title success in seven years this past summer by reason of work commitments in New York and at a media event tonight, manager Kevin McStay confirmed that the Castlerea local will be […]

Connolly orders Howard to make breakthrough in 2018

Diarmuid Connolly orders Raheny clubman Brian Howard to put together his breakthrough with Dublin in “next six to eight months”. Howard was a part of the Dubs’ board for their All-Ireland SFC final win against Mayo back in September and was introduced as a substitute by manager Jim Gavin in July’s Leinster final win against Kildare. […]

Preliminary fixtures are ready for O’Byrne, Walsh and Kehoe Cups

The first round fixtures for the 2018 O’Byrne, McGrath and Kehoe Cup have been drawn. When all’s said and done, there are 10 games down for conclusion on Saturday, December 30th and the entire of fixtures are as follows: Saturday, December 30th O’Byrne Cup round 1Offaly v Wexford, O’Connor Park, 2pmLouth v Longford, Gaelic Grounds, […]

Fixtures are all geared up for 2018 All-Ireland club championship ties

The fixtures for next year’s All-Ireland club football and hurling championship quarter-finals and semi-finals have been out by Croke Park this afternoon. All the fixtures are listed below: All-Ireland club senior football championship quarter-final Sunday 21 JanuaryFulham Irish (London) v Corofin (Galway), McGovern Park, Ruislip, 1pm All-Ireland club senior huring championship semi-finals Saturday 10 FebruaryNa Piarsaigh […]

Down Boss Burns excited to bring in more Mourne talent

Down boss Eamonn Burns says he’s excited to add some more fresh talent into his team for next month’s Dr McKenna Cup campaign. Down reached the Ulster final for the first time since 2012, with newcomers such as Niall Donnelly, Shay Millar and others impressing. Now Burns feels it’s imperative that his team unearths a few […]

Philly McMahon’s book ‘The Choice’ Is a Winner

Dublin defender Philly McMahan new book ‘The Choice’ is a winner taking the award ‘Sports Book of the Year’ at last night’s Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards ceremony. JackieJackie Tyrell’s ‘The Warriors Code’ came second and Colm Cooper’s ‘Gooch: The Autobiography’ was third. ‘Any Given Saturday’ by Shay Given, Barry Ryan’s ‘The Ascent: Sean Kelly, […]

Cillian McDaid to play for the Carlton Blues

Starlet Cillian McDaid will become the Carlton Blues’ latest Irish recruit. McDaid scored 1-1 from wing back in the Tribesmen’s All-Ireland U21FC loss to Dublin earlier this year. The Galway rising football star will fly to Melbourne, Australia on Sunday. He will sign a two-year international rookie contract with the Aussie Rules club. Other notable […]

Kerry withdraws from McGrath Cup after Tipperary

Kerry will become the second inter-county side to withdraw from the McGrath Cup after Tipperary. The defending champions Kerry will not return because of conflict with their schedule following Tipperary’s withdrawal. “We just felt our preparations would be better served by concentrating on training as opposed to the McGrath Cup,” County committee chairman Tim Murphy […]