Kildare Sport

Friendship put on hold as Kildare battle Wicklow in crucial league game

FRIENDSHIP will be put to one side for 60 minutes tomorrow afternoon for Kildare’s Grace Clifford and Wicklow’s Jackie Kinch as their two teams prepare to battle it out in a crucial Lidl Division 3 game in Dunlavin (2pm throw...

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Cill Dara Crusaders preparing for new season out of their Newbridge College base

IF your office is anything like the one here in the Kildare Nationalist you will have been able to pick...

Thursday, 14/02/19 - 2:38pm Read More

McGeeney’s return adds extra spice to first game of the 2019 National League for Kildare

AFTER five years of division hopping, Kildare begin another league campaign that they hope will end in a change of...

Friday, 25/01/19 - 12:24pm Read More

SELECTION DILEMMA FOR O’NEILL AHEAD OF LEAGUE OPENER

KILDARE manager Cian O’Neill is facing a selection headache ahead of the first game of the new National League season...

Saturday, 19/01/19 - 1:35pm Read More

NATIONAL LEAGUE SOCCER COMING TO KILDARE

ALMOST ten years after Kildare County played their last game in the League of Ireland, National League football will return...

Thursday, 17/01/19 - 10:58am Read More

Quality entries revealed for Grade 1 Lawlor’s Of Naas Novice Hurdle

A host of Ireland’s leading novice hurdlers have been included among 44 entries for the Grade 1 Lawlor’s Of Naas...

Tuesday, 18/12/18 - 4:08pm Read More

Doolan passes tough examinations – on and off the pitch

THERE is probably no handbook to suggest that the best way to prepare for an important college exam is to...

Wednesday, 12/12/18 - 1:06pm Read More

Shared workload the key for Two Mile House management team

AS somebody who owns and runs his own HR consultancy and recruitment agency, Niall Browne is quite adept at finding...

Friday, 07/12/18 - 12:01pm Read More

Two Mile House and Milltown go in search of Leinster Final place

TWO Mile House and Milltown are shaping for a big weekend with the Kildare Intermediate and Junior champions hoping to...

Friday, 23/11/18 - 4:26pm Read More

Curran looking forward to Celbridge challenge

CELBRIDGE have made a big statement about their intentions for the 2019 season with the appointment of former Dublin star...

Wednesday, 21/11/18 - 11:59am 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