Kildare Sport

Kildare football and hurling panels named for 2020

JACK O’Connor and David Herity have named their respective panels for the upcoming Allianz National League which begin with a double header in St Conleths Park on 26 January. Kerryman O’Connor has named a 37 man panel for the upcoming...

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DONOVAN DETERMINED TO BREAK THROUGH IN 2020

Eric Donovan starts what could be the last year of his career next month. Athy’s Irish featherweight champion is back...

Wednesday, 15/01/20 - 3:29pm Read More

‘The Darkness’ aims for the bright lights of the PDC

Michael 'The Darkness' Meaney
IN what could be an early contender for the Irish underdog sporting story of 2020, 47-year-old Michael Meaney will pit...

Wednesday, 15/01/20 - 3:07pm Read More

Two Will Do for O’Brien in Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown

TRAINER Joseph O’Brien will be hoping to add his name to the Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle roll of...

Friday, 10/01/20 - 3:19pm Read More

€4.875m in Government Funding Confirmed for Redevelopment of Kildare GAA County Grounds St Conleths Park Newbridge

KILDARE GAA has today received the news that it has been waiting on with the confirmation of Government Funding of...

Friday, 10/01/20 - 10:52am Read More

Big names search for Grade 1 honours in Lawlor’s Of Naas Novice Hurdle

CHELTENHAM Festival winning trainer Martin Brassil will be hoping to unearth another potential leading novice hurdler as Longhouse Poet features in...

Friday, 03/01/20 - 1:45pm Read More

Kildare team named to take on Wicklow

JACK O’Connor has continued the theme of experimentation with his second Kildare team of the 2020 O’Byrne Cup. A number...

Thursday, 12/12/19 - 7:11pm Read More

‘WE DARED TO BE GREAT’ – HOGAN

DENNIS Hogan came up short in his attempts to win a world title when he was stopped for the first...

Thursday, 12/12/19 - 5:40pm Read More

Envoi Allen could put unbeaten record on the line in Lawlor’s Of Naas Novice Hurdle

ENVOI Allen is among a list of 25 entries for the Grade 1 Lawlor’s Of Naas Novice Hurdle with trainer...

Thursday, 12/12/19 - 3:24pm Read More

James Roe Jnr claims the Sexton Trophy at awards ceremony in Dublin

JAMES Roe Jnr, a runner up in 2018, went one better this year by winning the Young Racing Driver of...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 4:12pm Read More

National Sport

Geaney: Clifford can handle captaincy burden

By Paul Keane Paul Geaney remembers several late nights in Páidí Ó Sé’s bar in Ventry when the man himself dropped him home afterwards to Dingle. “Or close enough to home anyway,” smiled Geaney who, two years after the legendary...

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FAI names interim chief executive

The FAI has named businessman Gary Owens as interim chief executive as its hunt for a new permanent boss continues....

Monday, 20/01/20 - 8:00pm 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 - 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