Kildare Sport

Feely free to play against Armagh

KEVIN Feely has been cleared to play for Kildare in their Round 4B Qualifier against Armagh at Croke Park on 29 July – even though his appeal against the black card he was shown in last Sunday’s Leinster Final was...

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Memories of Kildare v Dublin Leinster finals

LEINSTER finals between Kildare and Dublin have thrown up some truly classic matches. GER MCNALLY dipped into the archives to...

Saturday, 15/07/17 - 12:44pm Read More

Nothing compares to you

AFFABLE and unconventional, ambitious although rueful: his could be the story of Kildare. Often to the brink, never broken. For...

Saturday, 15/07/17 - 11:12am Read More

Carbury clinch SFL Division 1 semi final place

CARBURY scored the last 1-5 of the game to beat St Laurences 1-19 to 2-11 in the final round of...

Tuesday, 04/07/17 - 10:56pm Read More

Sarsfields v Celbridge the pick of the Round 2 SFC & IFC draws

COUNTY champions Sarsfields versus Celbridge is the tie that has everybody talking after the Round 2 draws for the Joe...

Friday, 23/06/17 - 8:28pm Read More

Devine intervention still hard for Kildare to take

EVEN now, 20 years on from that trilogy of games, the mere mention of the name Jody Devine is enough...

Friday, 16/06/17 - 3:00pm Read More

20 years on losing still hurts McCreery

20 years on from that wonderful series and all the enthralling memories that they evoke, one thing stands above all...

Friday, 16/06/17 - 2:50pm Read More

Wonderful memories from a wonderful series

A packed Croke Park. Supporters from Kildare and Meath urging every last ounce of effort from their players. The players...

Friday, 16/06/17 - 2:40pm Read More

KILDARE FINISH SEVENTH AT KENNEDY CUP

KILDARE finished off their week by beating Athlone 2-1 to clinch seventh place in the Kennedy Cup at University Limerick...

Thursday, 15/06/17 - 8:34pm Read More

ABSOLUTE HEARTBREAK FOR KILDARE AT KENNEDY CUP

KILDARE were left heartbroken at the Kennedy Cup today after they were beaten in the cruellest fashion imaginable by Galway...

Wednesday, 14/06/17 - 8:42pm 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