Kildare Sport

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 comprehensive style for the visit of Cork to St Conleths Park on Sunday. With Emmet Bolton and Fionn Dowling still...

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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

McCormack to make Kildare debut against Meath

BEN McCormack is the one new face in a youthful looking Kildare side named by Cian O’Neill for Sunday’s opening...

Friday, 03/02/17 - 3:27pm Read More

Murphy ready to resume Irish career after injury hell

WHEN the Ireland womens rugby team run out at Broadwood Stadium this evening to begin their Six Nations campaign against...

Friday, 03/02/17 - 10:28am Read More

Smith heading for the top

AS a teenager, Jamie Smith reached the very top of underage football with his country and after signing terms with...

Friday, 27/01/17 - 4:42pm Read More

From President to CEO: Dermot Earley takes over the hot seat at the GPA

FORMER Kildare great, Dermot Earley, will, next month, take over as Chief Executive Officer of the Gaelic Players Association. The...

Friday, 27/01/17 - 4:43pm Read More

No slacking with KDUL’S GPS tracking

LAST week saw the KDUL Kennedy Cup team take their by now annual trip to the Alfamar Hotel in Albufeira...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 3:07pm Read More

KILDARE’S TOUGH GUY STEPS ASIDE

EVERY team needs a tough guy and it’s no coincidence that Kildare’s best team since the Mick O’Dwyer era coincided...

Friday, 30/12/16 - 1:44pm Read More

Sarsfields’ marathon man back in the football fold

“Conor Tiernan, with no exception, is the fastest and the fittest Gaelic footballer in Kildare. If he stood into the...

Thursday, 10/11/16 - 3:42pm Read More

Keatley looking for another Leinster title

ON Sunday St Laurences will become the first Kildare club to contest a Leinster LGFA Senior Final when they take...

Thursday, 03/11/16 - 1:45pm Read More

National Sport

Newcastle go top of the Championship with win over Aston Villa

Newcastle 2 Aston Villa 0 Newcastle United reclaimed top spot in the Championship following a hard-earned 2-0 win over struggling Aston Villa at St James’ Park. The Villans’ wait for a league win in 2017 continued as Yoan Gouffran’s seventh...

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Arsenal streak past spirited Sutton in FA Cup

Sutton 0 Arsenal 2 Arsenal eased past a spirited Sutton side at a packed Gander Green Lane on Monday night...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 10:09pm Read More

Eoin Larkin critical of Kilkenny’s work-rate and attitude

Kilkenny legend Eoin Larkin has been critical of his county’s recent form, especially in the game against Clare. The Cats...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 8:16pm Read More

All the talking points ahead of next weekend’s League Cup final

Manchester United meet Southampton in the EFL Cup final on Sunday with the first major silverware of the English football...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 7:49pm Read More

Man United legend Ryan Giggs praises form of ‘unbelievable’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Manchester United great Ryan Giggs has been blown away by “unbelievable” Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s form and longevity. The 35-year-old has made...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 7:17pm Read More

Gloucester apologise after fan makes obscene gesture toward Billy Vunipola on TV

Gloucester have apologised after a supporter was spotted making an obscene gesture to England number eight Billy Vunipola during television...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 7:50pm Read More

FAI ‘saddened’ by passing of former underage international Paul McCarthy

Former Republic of Ireland underage international Paul McCarty passed away suddenly over the weekend, aged 45. The Cork native lined...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 7:09pm Read More

A Fijian rugby star has fallen in love with one of our national sports

Nemani Nadolo is one of the biggest wingers in world rugby and the 20-stone star is currently lining out for...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 6:51pm Read More

Donegal’s Neil Gallagher calls time on inter-county career

Donegal GAA has confirmed that midfielder Neil Gallagher has retired from inter-county football. Manager Rory Gallagher confirmed the news that...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 5:58pm Read More

Aguero V Falcao and four other talking points from Man City’s Champions League tie with Monaco

Manchester City host Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday. Here are some of...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 5:00pm 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