Wonderful adventure ends with victory for Westmeath

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

It has been a thrilling Liberty Insurance All Ireland Premier Junior adventure for Westmeath, who secured glory at Croke Park on Sunday.

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Buccaneers host Lansdowne in All-Ireland League opener

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

Buccaneers return to the top flight of club rugby in Ireland, hosting Lansdowne in the opening round of this season’s Ulster Bank League division 1A at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday (2.30 pm).

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Galway hurlers come good to break twenty-nine year hoodoo

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Galway supporters lucky enough to have been in Croke Park on Sunday afternoon witnessed history being made, with the county winning its fifth senior All-Ireland hurling title - their first since 1988 when Conor Hayes led the team to All-Ireland glory.

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Last-gasp winner from Ramblers rocks Athlone

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Athlone Town were holding out to collect a valuable point against second-placed Cobh Ramblers last Friday night (September 1) when the visitors struck for a winning goal deep into stoppage time.

Prior to this, the bottom club had more than matched their lofty opponents only to be caught out by a sickening sucker punch right at the end.

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Ward secures silver at Boxing World Championships

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Moate’s Joe Ward landed his second silver World Championship medal last weekend after finishing runner-up to old nemesis Julio César La Cruz of Cuba in the light heavyweight final in Hamburg, Germany.

Ward reached the final after a tricky split decision victory over Uzbeki opponent, Bektemir Melikuziev, in what was an intense but often scrappy affair. He faced La Cruz in the final on Saturday evening (September 2), the man who had bested him in his two previous world title campaigns.

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Buccaneers make it three Senior league titles in a row

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Buccaneers retained the Connacht Senior League title with an emphatic 59-5 victory over Galwegians at Dubarry Park on Saturday (September 2).

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Understrength Buccaneers pipped at post by Corinthians

Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Buccaneers suffered their first home defeat since February last year when they went down 26-21 to Corinthians in the opening round of the Connacht Senior League at Dubarry Park last Saturday.

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Seventh heaven for Longford as sorry Athlone capitulate

Thu, Aug 24, 2017

David O’Sullivan scored his third hat-trick of the season against Athlone Town as Longford Town thrashed their Midland rivals at City Calling Stadium last Saturday night, August 19.

The home striker scored three times in the first 13 minutes, as four further goals after half time saw Neale Fenn’s men equal their biggest ever win at senior level. Ryan Gaffey’s goal just after the break was mere consolation as Roddy Collins failed to make it two wins in a week after breaking his duck against Ballincollig in the FAI Cup.

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Big test for Roscommon in their search for silverware

Thu, Aug 24, 2017

A rapidly improving Roscommon face Tyrone in the inaugural All Ireland Under 17 Final at Croke Park on Sunday, throw-in 11.45am.

It has been a hugely encouraging campaign for Liam Tully’s team, who followed up their Connacht success by beating a fancied Kerry team in a dramatic semi-final in Ennis.

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New Connacht Rugby coach promises a flavour of flair

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

A self-confessed dreamer and innovator, new Connacht Rugby coach Kieran Keane believes his new club “can do anything”.

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Goals aplenty as Athlone secure first championship win

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Athlone junior men’s team gained their first win of the championship campaign when they defeated neighbours Garrycastle in the derby match played in Páirc Chiaráin on Thursday evening (August 10).

This victory brings Athlone back into contention for the playoff spot as all teams in Group 3 have now lost at least one game.

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Collins celebrates first win as Town progress

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

After 12 games without a win since taking over again as Athlone Town manager, Roddy Collins finally tasted victory in 2017 when Munster Senior League team Ballincollig were knocked out of the FAI Cup last Saturday evening, August 12.

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