Kildare Sport

Kildare’s James Roe Primed for ‘Road to Indy’ Season Opener in the US as he debuts with Turn 3 Motorsport Team

AFTER a fruitful off-season of testing and training, Kildare race car driver James Roe, from Naas, is primed and ready for the 2021 Indy Pro 2000 Championship season opener this weekend, in tandem with the NTT INDYCAR SERIES.   Roe...

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Irish Thoroughbred Marketing to sponsor the Champion Bumper at Punchestown

Irish Thoroughbred Marketing (ITM) has become a Grade 1 race-sponsor at the Punchestown Festival and first entries for the ‘ITM...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 1:17pm Read More

GAIN to sponsor new “Champion Collection”

THE Curragh has today announced that GAIN Equine Nutrition will strengthen their partnership with the racecourse by agreeing to sponsor...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 1:07pm Read More

In This Week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport….

WE carry eight pages of sport in this week’s Kildare Nationalist which is in your shops now, including:   GAA:...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 12:54pm Read More

PUNCHESTOWN WELCOME WILLIAM HILL AS CHAMPION CHASE SPONSOR IN MAJOR THREE YEAR DEAL

PUNCHESTOWN Racecourse have today announced leading bookmaker, William Hill, as the new title sponsor on the Punchestown Festival’s opening day...

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Milltown and Kildare LGFA’S Lauren Murtagh Driven By Tradition

In this week’s Kildare Nationalist, out now, we carry an interview with Milltown and Kildare LGFA player, Lauren Murtagh, who...

Thursday, 08/04/21 - 4:45pm Read More

GAA Season – And We’re Off!

AFTER all the controversaries around alleged breaches of Covid – 19 restrictions by some intercounty teams the GAA today gave...

Thursday, 08/04/21 - 4:27pm Read More

It’s Cloth Cap For Me For The Day I’ll Never Forget – Niall “Slippers” Madden

IN his latest column in this week’s Kildare Nationalist, out now, Niall “Slippers” Madden talks Aintree memories and predictions. IT...

Thursday, 08/04/21 - 11:58am Read More

LGFA Under Starters Orders

THE LGFA have published the Divisions and the dates for their 2021 Leagues providing a chink of light at the...

Wednesday, 07/04/21 - 1:00pm Read More

In This Week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport…

We have eight pages of sport in this week’s Kildare Nationalist, which is in your shops now, featuring:   GAA:...

Tuesday, 06/04/21 - 12:07pm Read More

National Sport

Man United down Granada to set up Europa semi-final against Roma

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Edinson Cavani set Manchester United on course for a comfortable victory against Granada as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side reached the Europa League semi-finals for the second successive season. Marcus Rashford’s fine goal and...

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Arsenal ease past Slavia Prague to book Europa League semi-final

By Mark Mann-Bryans, PA Arsenal turned on the style to ease past Slavia Prague and set up a Europa League...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 10:04pm Read More

Aubameyang reveals he contracted malaria on international duty

By Mark Mann-Bryans, PA Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has revealed he has been hospitalised after contracting malaria while on international...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 8:42pm Read More

Spurs sponsor sorry for brush-off and paints a pretty picture of partnership

By Jonathan Veal, PA Paint suppliers Dulux was forced to apologise after its new partnership with Tottenham got off to...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 6:02pm Read More

Gundogan feels weight lifted as City reach Champions League semis

By Andy Hampson, PA Ilkay Gundogan feels a great weight has been lifted at Manchester City after they reached the...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 5:50pm Read More

Scott Fardy announces he will retire from rugby at the end of the season

Kenneth Fox Leinster forward Scott Fardy has announced he will retire from rugby at the end of the season. The...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 5:15pm Read More

Downing Street insists Boris Johnson didn’t intervene in Newcastle takeover saga

By Damian Spellman and Jamie Gardner, PA Downing Street has insisted British Prime Minister Boris Johnson did not intervene in...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 4:48pm Read More

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he will not appeal against latest ban

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he will not appeal against the ban...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 4:46pm Read More

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa denies he is close to signing new two-year contract

By Mark Walker, PA Marcelo Bielsa has dismissed reports in Argentina that he is close to signing a new two-year...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 4:03pm Read More

Dominic Calvert-Lewin ruled out of Everton clash with European rivals Tottenham

By Phil Medlicott, PA Dominic Calvert-Lewin will miss Everton’s home clash with Tottenham on Friday, Toffees boss Carlo Ancelotti has...

Thursday, 15/04/21 - 3:46pm 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