Kildare Sport

New Kildare SFC & IFC formats ratified for 2020

AS ratified at Tuesday’s County Board meeting there will be new formats in the Kildare Senior & Intermediate championships in 2020 for a trial period of one year.   Senior and Intermediate Football Championship 2020 (1 year trial) Round 1...

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Throwback to Ballymore and Monasterevan Leinster Final wins

BALLYMORE and Monasterevan both know the feeling of bringing a Leinster title back to their communities and that is something...

Friday, 08/11/19 - 11:57am Read More

Sarsfields looking to improve on recent Leinster record

SURPRISINGLY enough for a club who have so often challenged at the business end of the Kildare Senior Football Championship...

Friday, 08/11/19 - 11:28am Read More

Kelly looking to cap memorable year at the Aviva Stadium

FOOTBALL has always been a huge part of Lauren Kelly’s life and like any football mad child kicking a ball...

Thursday, 31/10/19 - 2:18pm Read More

Who has the edge after Sunday’s draw?

WHEN Barry Coffey somehow found the target from a ridiculous angle with the last kick of last Sunday’s we were...

Friday, 25/10/19 - 3:39pm Read More

Castle Villa celebrate 50th anniversary in style

FORMER Ireland manager Brian Kerr was the guest of honour as Castle Villa celebrated their 50th anniversary with a gala...

Thursday, 24/10/19 - 5:10pm Read More

KDFL ANNOUNCE ANNUAL GAME TO HONOUR ADRIAN MELIA

FROM next year there will be an added game in the KDFL calendar in the name of the sadly deceased...

Monday, 14/10/19 - 7:49pm Read More

This season’s form gives Celbridge and Athy a semi-final chance but history sides with Sarsfields and Moorefield

WEATHER permitting, Saturday afternoon in St Conleths Park promises to be an occasion not to be missed. 12 teams have...

Friday, 04/10/19 - 12:30pm Read More

From Madrid to Robertstown

YOU know it’s not going to the usual Junior Football Final preview when talk veers towards covering Atletico and Real...

Friday, 27/09/19 - 11:43am Read More

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...

Sunday, 22/09/19 - 9:15am Read More

National Sport

17-year-old goalie Bazunu among four players confirmed for Ireland U21 debuts

By Stephen Barry Manchester City goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu will make his Ireland U21 debut in Thursday’s European Championship qualifier against Armenia. The 17-year-old will be joined in making his debut by three defenders, Gillingham’s Thomas O’Connor, Newport County’s Danny McNamara,...

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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