Kildare Sport

Last Year’s Hero Our Duke Heads Weights for 2018 BoyleSports Irish Grand National

Last year’s Easter Monday hero Our Duke heads the weights and the 97 entries for the 2018 BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. This time around if he is to complete back-to-back BoyleSports Irish Grand Nationals – a feat not...

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Donovan living the dream as the Lilywhite Lightning bandwagon rolls on to Waterford

FOR Eric Donovan, the ultimate dream is still to become a European champion but on Saturday night he will fulfil...

Friday, 16/02/18 - 1:23pm Read More

Kitman Doyle close to fulfilling his dream with Moorefield

HE shares his name with one of Kildare GAA’s all-time greats but around Moorefield there is only one Johnny Doyle....

Friday, 16/02/18 - 1:06pm Read More

Glavin keen to ensure that Moorefield grasp the opportunity in front of them

MOOREFIELD manager Ross Glavin was a pivotal player for the team the last time they took to the field for...

Friday, 16/02/18 - 12:49pm Read More

Flynn to miss league campaign

KILDARE’S worst fears regarding the injury picked up by Neil Flynn last Saturday evening in Croke Park have been realised...

Friday, 02/02/18 - 10:10am Read More

Naas CBS lift South Leinster title

NAAS 3-9 GOOD COUNSEL 0-8 NAAS won the South Leinster Junior ‘A’ football final in Éire Óg, Carlow today but...

Tuesday, 30/01/18 - 4:08pm Read More

Big day on and off the track at Naas Racecourse this Sunday

THIS Sunday Naas Racecourse will unveil their new Feature Building, ‘The Circle’ which was created as part of a €3.2 million...

Friday, 26/01/18 - 1:44pm Read More

A ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

THE fortunes of Joe Quaid and his team won’t be the only Kildare interest in Division 2A of the National...

Friday, 26/01/18 - 1:35pm Read More

Love of boxing driving Sheahan’s desire to be Last Man Standing

ROY Sheahan is a fighter. He was born a fighter and even though he has spent a long time away...

Friday, 26/01/18 - 1:26pm Read More

A whole new ball game

ALMOST ten months to the day after they secured promotion to Division 1, Kildare will begin their season with, what...

Thursday, 25/01/18 - 2:45pm Read More

National Sport

Man charged over alleged racist attack on footballer Raheem Sterling

A man has been charged with an alleged racist attack on Manchester City and England footballer Raheem Sterling. Sterling, 23, was reportedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at City’s Etihad complex before Saturday’s match against Tottenham Hotspur. Greater...

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Pro-life members of Committee on Eighth Amendment to launch ‘minority report’ tomorrow

Three members of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment will launch a ‘minority report’ tomorrow in which they present...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 10:34pm Read More

80% of Irish people optimistic about EU’s future: Eurobar

New figures show 80% of Irish people are optimistic about the future of the European Union, according to Eurobar. The...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 10:34pm Read More

School bus driver in custody after fatal crash with train in France

The driver of a school bus that collided with a regional train in southern France last week has been put...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 10:14pm Read More

€135m EuroMillions jackpot won in Switzerland; Lucky Irish player scoops €43k

There was one winner of tonight’s EuroMillions Jackpot, worth over €135m. The winning ticket was sold in Switzerland. One Irish...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 9:54pm Read More

Owen Smith: British Government deliberately excluding DUP donation from publication

The British Government’s failure to backdate the naming of political donors in Northern Ireland “stinks” of a deliberate bid to...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 8:54pm Read More

People who lost homes urged to seek legal advice

People who have lost their homes are being urged to seek legal advice through one of the homeless charities. The...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:53pm Read More

Jade Goody’s son Bobby is now over six feet tall

Although it’s been ten years since Jade Goody’s death, we still picture her sons, Bobby and Freddie to be little...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 9:24pm Read More

Maria Browne appointed as Chief State Solicitor; Paul Gilligan appointed to Court of Appeal

The Taoiseach has appointed Maria Browne as Chief State Solicitor. Ms Browne graduated from University College Cork with a BCL...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:14pm Read More

Rome’s official Christmas tree becomes joke for residents over losing needles

Rome’s official Christmas tree is losing needles so fast it has become a joke for city residents. The 70ft tree,...

Tuesday, 19/12/17 - 7:04pm 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