Kildare Sport

ON THIS DAY IN 2018 – Kildare beat Kerry to reach All-Ireland U20 Final

KILDARE have enjoyed so many great successes at underage level in the last seven or eight years ago that it is hard to pick out one game as being the best but the performance of the Under 20 team on...

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ON THIS DAY IN 2013 – Kildare lift first Leinster minor title in 22 years

ON this day in 2013, Kildare demolished Westmeath by 2-15 to 2-7 at Croke Park to win the county’s first...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 11:24am Read More

When Big Jack came to Newbridge

IT is a sad day in Ireland today after the news of Jack Charlton’s death, aged 85. Though there is...

Saturday, 11/07/20 - 2:56pm Read More

Kildare captain happy with Championship draw

OF all the teams affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kildare ladies football team were one of the worst hit....

Friday, 10/07/20 - 12:05pm Read More

A club player’s concerns about the GAA’s return to play

THE Kildare Nationalist received this letter from a GAA club player, from a club outside the county, detailing their worries...

Friday, 10/07/20 - 11:01am Read More

Leinster Rugby summer camps to return, including Kildare venues

LENISTER Rugby has this confirmed that the Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Summer Camps will relaunch later this month in...

Friday, 10/07/20 - 10:16am Read More

Tough opening to League is perfect Championship preparation for Athy

IT has been a tumultuous period for everyone around Ireland after the outbreak of Covid-19 and the GAA Clubs in...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 1:07pm Read More

‘This is my time’ – Donovan ready to steal the show on Sky Sports’ Fight Camp

SINCE he turned professional, Eric Donovan has craved the opportunity to shine on the biggest stage. Even as one of...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 9:44am Read More

Kildare broadcaster pens touching new book

LIVERPOOL manager Jürgen Klopp has written in a foreword for a new book to be published this October by Martina...

Wednesday, 08/07/20 - 5:50pm Read More

Commonstown staff waiting on Malaysian dream

IT’S a nerve-racking day for staff at Jessica Harrington’s Commonstown Stables as they wait to see the first run of...

Wednesday, 08/07/20 - 10:38am Read More

National Sport

Irish international Louise Quinn set for move to Italian-side Fiorentina

Quinn will make the move to Florence from Arsenal. Irish defender, Louise Quinn is set to move to Italian club Fiorentina after she was released from her contract with English side Arsenal. The Irish Examiner has reported that Quinn, who...

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Six Nations deal with CVC halved due to pandemic

A €330 million deal between CVC Captial Partners and the Six Nations has been halved due to the impact of...

Wednesday, 15/07/20 - 10:25am Read More

Fiona Hayes: On a mission to finish job for UL Bohs

By Simon Lewis It was the announcement rugby clubs the length and breadth of Ireland had been waiting for when...

Wednesday, 15/07/20 - 12:05am Read More

No charge to HSE for use of sporting grounds for coronavirus testing

By Gordon Deegan Croke Park has been used for Covid testing since March 15th. The GAA offered Croke Park and...

Tuesday, 14/07/20 - 5:00pm Read More

GAA release latest Covid-19 update

The GAA continues to monitor closely the ongoing pandemic and the Government’s roadmap relating to the relaxation of restrictions. The...

Friday, 29/05/20 - 4:35pm Read More

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINALS WEEKEND ON VIRGIN MEDIA SPORT

IT should have been UEFA Champions League final weekend but fear not, Virgin Media Television,  will instead of screening one...

Wednesday, 27/05/20 - 11:57am Read More

TG4 unveil schedule of All Ireland Gold GAA matches for June

Sunday 7 June 2.25pm  All Ireland Gold – Kerry v Offaly 1980 A chance to see Kerry v Offaly in...

Friday, 22/05/20 - 12:32pm Read More

GAA release Anti-Doping statement

THE GAA have released the following statement on Anti-Doping: The GAA notes the reasoned decision made by Sport Ireland under...

Thursday, 30/04/20 - 12:57pm Read More

Camogie Association update their position in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic

THE Camogie Association have released a statement updating their position in relation to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The statement reads:...

Friday, 17/04/20 - 2:51pm Read More

O’Shea excited to continue coaching development

FORMER Republic of Ireland captain John O’Shea continues to build up momentum in his development as a coach and he...

Wednesday, 15/04/20 - 2:32pm 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