Kildare Sport

Different dreams these days for Adam but they remain very much alive

‘THE dream is alive’ was a slogan that encapsulated Two Mile House’s run to All-Ireland Junior glory in 2013. After scoring 2-2 in Croke Park in the All-Ireland final win over Fuerty of Roscommon, Adam Burke told the Kildare Nationalist...

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Long standing secretary to stand down at tonight’s KDUL AGM

LONGSTANDING Kildare and District Underage League secretary Pat McNally is set to stand down at the league’s Annual General Meeting...

Thursday, 21/09/17 - 2:41pm Read More

Sad passing of Irish broadcasting legend

WE in the Kildare Nationalist were saddened to hear about the passing today of Irish broadcasting legend, Jimmy Magee. A...

Wednesday, 20/09/17 - 10:53pm Read More

Monasterevan’s heroes of ’77 to be honoured on special night

40 years on from the club’s last Senior Championship success, Monasterevan’s county winning team of 1977 will come together on...

Friday, 15/09/17 - 12:26pm Read More

Newbridge derby the pick of the weekend’s quarter-final games

ALL four SFC quarter-finals are down for decision on what should be a brilliant day of local GAA action this...

Friday, 15/09/17 - 9:59am Read More

Huge weekend of local GAA action

IT’S one of the biggest weekends of the year on the local GAA calendar with Intermediate Football quarter-finals, Junior Football...

Friday, 08/09/17 - 1:55pm Read More

ERIC DONOVAN – FIGHT WEEK DIARY

ON Saturday, in the National Stadium in Dublin, Eric Donovan will fight Dai Davies for the BUI Celtic Featherweight title in his fifth...

Thursday, 07/09/17 - 4:01pm Read More

Newbridge rivals paired together in SFC quarter-final

NEWBRIDGE rivals Sarsfields and Moorefield have been drawn together once again in the Joe Mallon Motors Renault Senior Football Championship...

Wednesday, 06/09/17 - 10:19pm Read More

Na Fianna out to make it third time lucky

  AFTER losing the last two Junior A finals, to Moorefield and Suncroft, Na Fianna will be out to make...

Friday, 01/09/17 - 11:58am Read More

Moorefield ladies looking to complete journey to senior football

MOOREFIELD ladies have come a long way in the last number of years and on Saturday get the chance to...

Friday, 01/09/17 - 11:51am Read More

National Sport

Here’s the view from the queue as tennis fans line up for Wimbledon 2017

July is here and tennis fans everywhere have flocked to the central shrine of their sport: the queues outside Wimbledon. Thousands of fans braved the overnight chill and hunkered down in sleeping bags and tents over the weekend, hopeful of...

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Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made

The draw for the next round of hurling and football All-Ireland qualifiers were announced this morning. In the hurling, the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:00am Read More

Alun Wyn Jones ready for more intense clash with All Blacks in decider

Alun Wyn Jones believes the intensity will “go up again” when the British and Irish Lions target Test series glory...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 11:00pm Read More

Ten-man Sligo earn points to move them out of drop zone

Sligo Rovers captain John Russell had an eventful game at the Showgrounds against Shamrock Rovers this evening. He scored the...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 9:50pm Read More

Germany win Confederations Cup for first time after Chile waste host of chances

Chile 0 Germany 1 Lars Stindl struck the only goal as Germany beat Chile 1-0 to win the Confederations Cup...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 9:30pm Read More

Team Ireland returns from World Transplant Games with 32 medals

The 27 members of Transplant Team Ireland were welcomed home by a large gathering of family, friends and supporters at...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 8:10pm Read More

Galway blow Wexford away to claim Leinster Hurling title

By Paul Keane Galway 0-29 Wexford 1-17 Joe Canning and Conor Cooney weighed in with 0-18 between them at Croke...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 6:40pm Read More

Marcel Kittel wins dramatic Tour de France stage after favourites crash in the rain

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas were grateful to emerge with little more than bumps and bruises from a crash as...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 6:00pm Read More

Portugal come back to claim third place in fiery extra-time clash with Mexico

Portugal claimed third place in the Confederations Cup with a fiery 2-1 extra-time victory over Mexico in Moscow. The European...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 5:10pm Read More

West Brom sign Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez

West Brom have signed Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez. The Baggies have long been liked with the 27-year-old England international and...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 4:50pm 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