Kildare Sport

Kildare players in good hands under Welch

IN the modern GAA world, the strength and conditioning coach is more important than ever and Kildare are lucky enough to have one of the best in the business. In his day job, Neil Welch is Head of Rebab at...

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Divided loyalties in McConnon household

THERE is a very clear division in the McConnon house in Palatine, Carlow this week in the lead up to...

Friday, 25/05/18 - 10:21am Read More

Intermediate and Junior Football Championships start this weekend

IT might be clichéd to say that the newly named Pittman Traffic & Safety Intermediate Football Championship is one of...

Friday, 04/05/18 - 1:07pm Read More

Kildare Senior Football Championship gets underway

THE new format means there is not as much significance on the opening round of the Championship but that won’t...

Friday, 04/05/18 - 12:47pm Read More

Kildare youngsters ready for new campaign

THE Kildare Minor Footballers begin their Leinster Championship campaign on Bank Holiday Monday 7 May when they entertain Wexford in...

Friday, 04/05/18 - 12:16pm Read More

Confey enjoying life under new manager

AFTER reaching the quarter-finals in 2013 and 2015 and then finally making the breakthrough to the semi-finals for the first...

Friday, 04/05/18 - 11:01am Read More

Teamwork the key for Johnstownbridge this year

JOHNSTOWNBRIDGE might have reached their first senior semi-final in almost 20 years last year but they didn’t spend their winter...

Friday, 04/05/18 - 11:04am Read More

Momentous Occasion for Punchestown as New Hunt Stand Unveiled

IT was an historic occasion for Punchestown racecourse as the new €4 million Hunt Stand is officially unveiled to coincide...

Wednesday, 25/04/18 - 12:07pm Read More

MOVE, TRAIN, NOURISH – a book to help you become a healthier you

HUSBAND and wife team Dominic Munnelly and Graine Park have team up to write a book detailing their integrated approach...

Friday, 06/04/18 - 4:08pm Read More

HOGAN ONE WIN AWAY FROM WORLD TITLE SHOT

KILCULLEN’S Dennis Hogan knows he is just win away from his dream of fighting for a world title when he...

Friday, 06/04/18 - 2:03pm 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