Kildare Sport

Days spent training with her father prepared Sullivan for senior football

ANYBODY who remembers Tom Sullivan as a classy forward for Carbury and Kildare, or even on the League of Ireland soccer pitches for the likes of Dundalk and Drogheda or in the KDFL for Carbury and Coill Dubh, would not...

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Phelan ready for second professional bout

AS Ireland’s youngest professional female boxer it’s been an exciting time for Katelynn Phelan since she made her debut last...

Friday, 19/07/19 - 10:38am Read More

A look back over Cian O’Neill’s four years in charge of Kildare

WHEN so much water has passed under the bridge in four years, it’s easy to forget Kildare’s position, and also...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 7:32pm Read More

O’Neill steps down as manager of Kildare

AFTER four years in charge of the Kildare senior football team, Cian O’Neill announced today that he was stepping down...

Tuesday, 16/07/19 - 11:52am Read More

Sullivan scores seven as Kildare romp to victory in Limerick

KILDARE 3-15 LIMERICK3-5 ORLAITH Sullivan scored seven points as Kildare recovered from a slow start in the Gaelic Grounds to...

Saturday, 13/07/19 - 3:37pm Read More

Fitzsimons finishes strongly to secure a place in Sunday’s U23 European Championships 800m final

A stunning last 100 metres by Kildare’s John Fitzsimons saw him blitz through the field this morning at the U23...

Friday, 12/07/19 - 11:44am Read More

Hard work in the winter pays dividends in the summer

SPEAK to Kildare players of a certain vintage and they will recall the days of endless runs around the Curragh...

Thursday, 11/07/19 - 3:17pm Read More

Afternoon start for Kildare golfer at Irish Open

GLORIOUS weather greeted the early starters in Lahinch Golf Club for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and Naas golfer...

Thursday, 04/07/19 - 11:25am Read More

Kildare team named for Leinster Minor Football Final

KILDARE manager Colin Ward has made one change to his team ahead of Saturday’s Leinster Minor Football Final against Dublin...

Thursday, 04/07/19 - 11:02am Read More

McBride nets crucial penalty as KDFL win Angela Hearst final after dramatic shoot-out

THE KDFL womens team lifted the Angela Hearst Cup in University Limerick after a dramatic 4-2 penalty shoot out win...

Friday, 28/06/19 - 10:54pm Read More

National Sport

Tyrone defy odds to see off rivals Donegal

Photos: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile [score] [team1]Tyrone[/team1][score1]3-12[/score1] [team2]Donegal[/team2][score2]3-9[/score2] [/score] Tyrone produced an outstanding display at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar to get the better of provincial rivals Donegal in Group 4 of the TG4 All-Ireland SFC. Chloe McCaffrey and Maria Canavan —...

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Déise camogie players feel disrespected by fixture change

Patricia Jackman. Picture: Inpho/Tom Beary The Waterford camogie squad feel that five days’ notice for Sunday’s rescheduled All Ireland championship...

Friday, 19/07/19 - 7:50pm Read More

Cian O’Connor completes hat-trick of Aachen Speed Derby wins

Meath’s Cian O’Connor has recorded Ireland’s second win of the week at the World Equestrian Festival in Germany. O’Connor and...

Friday, 19/07/19 - 6:50pm Read More

Lowry moves two shots clear as McIlroy attempts to put poor start behind him

Shane Lowry, who won the Irish Open as an amateur in 2009, holed from 35 feet for another birdie on...

Friday, 19/07/19 - 2:20pm Read More

Shamrock Rovers likely to face UEFA sanctions following last nights pitch invasion

Shamrock Rovers are likely to face sanction from UEFA for a pitch invasion during their win over Brann in the...

Friday, 19/07/19 - 12:40pm Read More

Three changes for Cork ladies ahead of clash with Cavan

Cork ladies football manager Ephie Fitzgerald has made three changes from the team that started against Waterford in the TG4...

Friday, 19/07/19 - 12:30pm Read More

Shamrock Rovers progress but St Pat’s bow out of Europa League

Shamrock Rovers are through to the second qualifying round of the Europa League. Second-half goals from Jack Byrne and Gary...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 10:20pm Read More

Cork’s U20s power to Munster title against Kerry

[score] [team1]Cork[/team1][score1]3-16[/score1] [team2]Kerry[/team2][score2]0-12[/score2] [/score] Cork’s three-year wait for a championship win over Kerry – across senior, U20/21, minor, and junior...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 10:10pm Read More

Progres go through after knocking fired-up Cork City out of Europa League

[score] [team1]FC Proges Niederkorn[/team1][score1]1[/score1] [team2]Cork City[/team2][score2]2[/score2] [/score] (Niederkorn win 3-2 on aggregate) A truly monumental effort this by Cork City...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 9:30pm Read More

Rory McIlroy’s worst performances in a major

Rory McIlroy’s dream of winning the Open Championship on home soil is effectively over after he slumped to an opening...

Thursday, 18/07/19 - 5:40pm 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