Kildare Sport

Extra.ie FAI Cup Quarter-Final Draw

The Draw was made for the Extra.ie FAI Cup Quarter Finals on Friday night SSE Airtricity League First Division side Athlone Town will welcome Shelbourne in the Extra.ie FAI Cup quarter-finals.  Holders Shamrock Rovers will face a difficult trip to...

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Pittman Traffic Intermediate Football Championship Preview

Favourites aplenty but upsets possible By Pat Costello JUST like their senior counterparts the intermediate clubs of Kildare have reached...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 10:26pm Read More

Joe Mallon Motors SFC Quarter Finals Preview

Are the top four in danger in the last eight By Pat Costello Sarsfields, Moorefield, Athy and Celbridge. They’re the...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 5:10pm Read More

Two European Debuts for Leinster as Johnny Sexton Returns as Captain

The Leinster Rugby team, as sponsored by Bank of Ireland, to face Saracens in the Quarter-Final of the Heineken Champions...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 12:42pm Read More

Kildare Ladies Football semi final action this weekend

It’s semi final time in the Kildare Ladies Football Championship at the weekend  as well as further rounds in the...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 11:22am Read More

O’Rourke gets in the groove at the K Club

A scintillating front nine set Naas man, Conor O’Rourke ,on the way to victory in the K Club Pro-Am. The...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 11:22pm Read More

Guinness Kerry National

Trainers look to the skies ahead of Wednesday’s Guinness Kerry National Connections of the likable Peregrine Run will be keeping...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 6:59pm Read More

Owners to return to Irish racecourses from Monday

In line with the Government’s medium-term plan for Living with Covid-19, published earlier this week, Horse Racing Ireland today announced...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 6:27pm Read More

HRI announces Fixture List for 2021 featuring 380 meetings

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) today published the fixture list for 2021, which will see the overall number of fixtures increasing...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 12:51pm Read More

Haven Hire SHC Clane V Leixlip

Early goals do it for Clane Clane                     3-13 Leixlip                   0-12 By Tara Byrne THREE first half goals followed...

Thursday, 17/09/20 - 10:12am Read More

National Sport

Irish victory at Le Mans 24 Hours

Belfast-born Charlie Eastwood took the GTE Am class win at the Le Mans 24 Hours race in the TF Sports Aston Martin. Photo: Getty Images Belfast-born Charlie Eastwood became the first Northern Irish winner since 2010 by taking the GTE...

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Toulouse too strong at home for Ulster

Toulouse’s Antoine Dupont runs in a try. Credit ©INPHO/Dave Winter [score] [team1]Toulouse[/team1][score1]36[/score1] [team2]Ulster[/team2][score2]8[/score2] [/score] Ulster face a long spin home...

Sunday, 20/09/20 - 3:05pm Read More

Donegal senior footballer tests positive for Covid-19

The Donegal senior football squad has gone into isolation after one of their players has tested positive for Covid-19, it...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 7:45pm Read More

Champions Cup: Leinster lose out on semi-final place to Saracens

Garry Ringrose is tackled by Sean Maitland. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho [score] [team1]Leinster[/team1][score1]17[/score1] [team2]Saracens[/team2][score2]25[/score2] [/score] Leinster are out of the Champions...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 4:05pm Read More

GAA action: Sunday’s club championship fixtures

By Muireann Duffy Breaffy beat Westport in the Mayo Senior Football Championship semi-final to set up the date against Knockmore....

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 3:25pm Read More

3-0 defeat for Republic of Ireland against Germany

Germany’s Giulia Gwinn with Irish captain Katie McCabe Credit ©INPHO/Tim Groothuis [score] [team1]Germany[/team1][score1]3[/score1] [team2]Republic of Ireland[/team2][score2]0[/score2] [/score] UPDATED: 3pm The...

Saturday, 19/09/20 - 2:05pm Read More

League of Ireland: Bohemians charge to win with goal in 81st minute

Bohemians’ Andre Wright celebrates scoring the first goal of the game with Dawson Devoy. Photo: INPHO/Ryan Byrne. A goal in...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 10:25pm Read More

Champions Cup preview: Leinster take on Saracens in titanic clash

By Kenneth Fox Leinster will face three time European champions Saracens at the Aviva Stadium later this afternoon. The quarter-final...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 5:45pm Read More

FAI set to appoint ex-FA commercial director Jonathan Hill as new CEO

The FAI are set to appoint former English FA  commercial director Jonathan Hill as their new chief executive. In a...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 8:35am Read More

David McMillan on target as 10-man Dundalk progress in Europa League

[score] [team1] Inter Club d’Escalades[/team1][score1]0[/score1] [team2]Dundalk[/team2][score2]1[/score2] [/score] They made tough work of it but David McMillan’s early strike was enough...

Friday, 18/09/20 - 6:45am 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