Kildare Sport

Fantastic Fahey – Larries’ four goal hero

ST LAURENCES 5-6 SARSFIELDS 1-15 ST Laurences, and in particular Shaun Fahey, made a flying start to the new league season when they recorded a fine win at the home of county champions Sarsfields.   The centre half forward grabbed...

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O’Neill goes for the tried and trusted for crucial game

IT should be no surprise by now, but Cian O’Neill has named a very familiar looking line up for Sunday’s...

Friday, 24/03/17 - 11:58am Read More

Flat season ready for the off at Naas Racecourse

Sunday is the start of a historic season for Naas Racecourse in which they will host the opening and closing...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 11:43am Read More

Dominant Carbury too hot for Larries to handle

  Carbury 0-15 St Laurences 1-7 Carbury totally dominated the Aldridge Cup final and ran out comfortable winners against St...

Sunday, 19/03/17 - 5:32pm Read More

Bannon strikes late to give Monasterevan the edge in Keogh Cup final

MONASTEREVAN 1-11 RAHEENS 1-9 A Ryan Bannon goal in the 57th minute was enough to give Monasterevan victory in a...

Sunday, 19/03/17 - 3:46pm Read More

Kildare have the chance to put one foot in Division 1

KILDARE have the chance to take a huge step towards Division 1 football next year if they can beat Down...

Friday, 17/03/17 - 11:10am Read More

Kildare hurler’s promotion hopes all but over after Carlow snatch last gasp draw

KILDARE 2-17 CARLOW 1-20 Kildare’s hopes of reaching the Alllianz National Hurling League Division 2A final are hanging by a...

Sunday, 12/03/17 - 4:12pm Read More

Murphy includes McCormack in Kildare team for Under 21 clash

BEN McCormack has recovered from injury and is included in the starting 15 by manager Bryan Murphy for tonight’s Leinster...

Wednesday, 01/03/17 - 12:42pm Read More

AS YOU WERE FOR KILDARE

PERHAPS not surprisingly, Kildare manager Cian O’Neill has opted not to change the starting 15 that defeated Meath in such...

Friday, 10/02/17 - 10:37am Read More

Bernard’s ‘Fastest Feet’ take him all the way to New York

AN 8 year old student from Scoil Naomh Padraig in the Curragh will represent Ireland at the upcoming Milerose Games...

Friday, 10/02/17 - 9:55am Read More

National Sport

Anthony Foley’s family back ‘Scrum for Axel’ world record attempt

A ‘Scrum for Axel’ world record attempt has been backed by the family and former teammates of the late Anthony Foley, writes Stephen Barry. It’s hoped that 2,000 people will turn out at LIT’s Moylish campus, adjacent to Thomond Park,...

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John Maughan: Time for Mayo fans to forgive Cormac Reilly

John Maughan insists Mayo supporters are a forgiving type and won’t give Cormac Reilly a hard time of it when...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 11:37am Read More

GAA to cut minute’s silence to 20 seconds

The GAA are to issue a directive cutting the traditional minute’s silence to 20 seconds before matches, writes John Fogarty....

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 11:29am Read More

Family of deceased footballer call on PFA chief to resign

Jeff Astle’s daughter and widow have called for Gordon Taylor to quit as chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 11:09am Read More

Here’s exactly how long it took the video referee to overrule two big decisions in France v Spain

A usually mundane round of international friendlies was livened up by use of video technology in the meeting of France...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 11:04am Read More

Injuries mount for Everton as Funes Mori carried off in Argenitina win over Bolivia

Everton were left counting the cost of another injury during the international break after Argentina defender Ramiro Funes Mori was...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 9:53am Read More

Martin O’Neill: Seamus Coleman in better spirits ahead of leaving hospital

Seamus Coleman is expected to take the first steps on the road to his recovery from a sickening double leg...

Wednesday, 29/03/17 - 6:31am Read More

Spain benefit from video referee in victory against France

Video replays took centre stage as Spain beat France 2-0 in a friendly at the Stade de France. German referee...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:10pm Read More

Magnusson’s first-half effort proves enough as Iceland edge Republic of Ireland

Hordur Magnusson’s first-half free-kick was enough to hand Iceland a friendly victory over the Republic of Ireland as Martin O’Neill’s...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 10:16pm Read More

James McClean: ‘We weren’t good enough first half and needed a kick up the backside’

James McClean was disappointed at the Republic of Ireland’s loss to Iceland but recognised there were still positives to take...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 9:53pm Read More

Sports Columnists

Kildare fall foul of a football fundamental

Another game that got away or a performance to be proud of? We had chances to win on Saturday night and a glorious opportunity to put the game to bed in the second half but if you had told me...

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Bring on the big guns

THE longest month of the year will feel a little shorter this week but I’d rather wait another month for...

Tuesday, 07/01/14 - 1:22pm Read More

THE ALL-WHITE ALL-STARS

Players always say winning an all-star is secondary to winning a championship medal but the all-stars have become such an...

Tuesday, 12/11/13 - 7:00pm Read More

Sash will be back in the final but they won’t have the Moores for company

I’ll be surprised if there isn’t at least one Newbridge side in the Kildare senior final after Sunday’s semi-finals and...

Friday, 27/09/13 - 11:36am Read More

Kildare losing their way

It was hard to escape the feeling of deja vu as we bowed out of the championship in familiar fashion...

Friday, 26/07/13 - 7:30am Read More

Still shaken and stirred after Dublin defeat

IF a week is a long time in politics then a fortnight can feel like a lifetime in Gaelic football....

Thursday, 11/07/13 - 11:19am Read More

End of the road for McGeeney and Kildare

SO many questions, so few answers. It was hard to know what to think leaving Croke Park on Sunday because...

Tuesday, 02/07/13 - 10:55am Read More

APPETITE FOR SELF-DESTRUCTION

SOMEHOW each year the GAA manages to succeed in spite of itself. Here we are in the middle of June...

Tuesday, 18/06/13 - 11:39am Read More

It is because of men like Dermot Earley others were inspired to play Gaelic football

Great players are never measured by what they’ve won but by the image they leave behind. Although he might be...

Tuesday, 21/05/13 - 8:43am Read More

Exciting times ahead but questions still remain

FIRST things first, this was far from a must-win game for Kildare. The howling winds that welcomed supporters on the...

Tuesday, 16/04/13 - 11:45am Read More