Kildare Sport

Big day of hurling in store in St Conleths Park

HAVEN HIRE SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL Ardclough v Coill Dubh St Conleths Park, 2pm THE myth that Ardclough are an aging team will be completely debunked when they play Coill Dubh in the SHC semi-final in St. Conleth’s on Sunday...

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Lumsden Cup finalists to be decided

THE road to Coill Dubh on 12 October for the final of the KDFL Lumsden Cup is winding down but...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 4:51pm Read More

Broadford attempt to overturn recent form in Junior Final

BROADFORD will have to overturn two previous losses to Naas this year if they’re to win the Haven Hire Junior...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 2:56pm Read More

Naas seek the elusive triple double in Intermediate Final

NAAS bid to win an historic triple double in the 2019 Intermediate Hurling Final on Saturday afternoon. Unparalleled in Kildare...

Friday, 20/09/19 - 2:48pm Read More

SFC quarter-final draw opens the door for the top 4 teams in the county to progress

WHEN the draw was made on Sunday for the quarter-finals of the Joe Mallon Renault Senior Football Championship there was...

Wednesday, 11/09/19 - 5:22pm Read More

Moorefield and Eadestown reach the final eight

MOOREFIELD had to come from behind before booking their quarter-final place after they were pushed all the way by a...

Saturday, 07/09/19 - 8:39pm Read More

Final eight in Kildare SFC set to be confirmed as Championship finally reaches knockout stages

AFTER the long and meandering road through the preliminary round and group stages we have finally reached the business end...

Friday, 06/09/19 - 3:54pm Read More

“We have the best available 25 players in Kildare” – Manager Finn delighted with KDFL Oscar Traynor squad

AFTER an eight year absence, the Kildare and District Football League will once again compete in the FAI Oscar Traynor...

Wednesday, 04/09/19 - 5:30pm Read More

Double chance for Kildare as the race for the 2019 Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby continues

KILDARE still has a double chance of success as 24 greyhounds remain in the race for the €300,000 BoyleSports Irish...

Wednesday, 04/09/19 - 11:58am Read More

The Irish Derby documentary to feature on TG4 tonight

SET against the backdrop of relevant historical events in Ireland  “THE IRISH DERBY- Níos Mó Ná Rása”  (More Than a...

Wednesday, 04/09/19 - 11:39am Read More

National Sport

Japan’s Uwe Helu: ‘I think they will look down on us, that’s for sure’

Uwe Helu during a Japan Rugby press conference in Hamamatsu, Japan. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile Uwe Helu spoke in sentences so short that you suspected he was being charged by the word. That didn’t matter when the ones he did...

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Irish pair Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki in line for Japan World Cup clash

Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki are “on track” to be fit to face Japan in Ireland’s second World Cup match....

Monday, 23/09/19 - 10:30am Read More

Healy able to see the greater good as Ireland turn focus to Japan

Ireland’s James Ryan celebrates scoring their first try with Cian Healy ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Cian Healy has no desire to take...

Monday, 23/09/19 - 7:50am Read More

Clinical champions Mourneabbey march to Cork decider

[score] [team1]Mourneabbey[/team1][score1]4-14[/score1] [team2]St Val’s[/team2][score2]4-4[/score2] [/score] Mourneabbey are through to the Cork ladies SFC final after their win over St Val’s...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 6:20pm Read More

Problems mount for Manchester United as West Ham seal deserved win

[score] [team1]West Ham[/team1][score1]2[/score1] [team2]Manchester United[/team2][score2]0[/score2] [/score] Manchester United lost Marcus Rashford to injury as they slipped to a demoralising 2-0...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 4:30pm Read More

Gregor Townsend: "They’re one of the best teams in world rugby"

Gregor Townsend at the International Stadium in Yokohama, Japan. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile Gregor Townsend confessed it “doesn’t look good”...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 2:20pm Read More

Schmidt: Ireland will have to punch above weight in potential South Africa tie

Joe Schmidt watches on as Ireland overcome Scotland challenge. Credit: Sportsfile Joe Schmidt believes Ireland will have to punch above...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 2:00pm Read More

O’Mahony, Aki may have to sit out Japan fixture

Peter O’Mahony after coming off in the first half ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki face a race against...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 1:25pm Read More

Player ratings as Ireland overcome Scotland in World Cup opener

Tadhg Beirne, Andrew Conway and Jonathan Sexton celebrate after the match ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan Here are the player ratings after Ireland’s...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 11:40am Read More

Ligue 1 wrap: Marseille held by Montpellier in bad-tempered game

Marseille missed the chance to go top of Ligue 1 as their 1-1 home draw with Montpellier ended with three...

Saturday, 21/09/19 - 9:30pm 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 - 6:59pm 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 - 11:34am 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 - 11:18am 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 - 10:54am 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 - 8:29am 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