Second-half collapse sees Westmeath suffer more Leinster final heartache

Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Westmeath suffered a second successive Leinster SFC Final defeat when losing against All Ireland champions Dublin at Croke Park on Sunday.

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Battling Athlone Town fall short away to Drogheda

Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Drogheda United bounced back from a recent defeat to Cobh Ramblers by edging out a battling Athlone Town side 1-0 last Friday evening at United Park.

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Roscommon and Galway need to up their game for Connacht final replay

Thu, Jul 14, 2016

The senior footballers of Galway and Roscommon will head to McHale Park in Castlebar next Sunday to battle it out for the Nestor Cup (3.30pm) after drawing last weekend’s Connacht final on a score-line of 0-13 to 1-10 in Pearse Stadium. Both teams will go in knowing that they have the criticism of many GAA pundits and fans - some of it unjustified - rebounding from social media, print outlets, and the national wireless and TV.

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Westmeath ready to test Dublin in Leinster final clash

Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Westmeath manager Tom Cribbin believes the Midlanders can cause a Leinster Senior Football Championship Final shock against Dublin at Croke Park on Sunday.

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Westmeath “devastated” after letting half-time lead against Limerick slip

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

Westmeath manager Michael Ryan admitted his side were “devastated” not to cause an All Ireland hurling qualifier shock against Limerick at Cusack Park on Saturday evening.

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True grit sees Westmeath footballers reach second successive Leinster final

Thu, Jun 30, 2016

Westmeath produced a brilliant second-half burst to secure a place in a second successive Leinster SFC final when defeating Kildare, 1-12 to 1-11, at Croke Park last Sunday.

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Athlone FC Supporters Trust holds meeting concerning future of the club

Thu, Jun 30, 2016

The Athlone Town FC Supporters Trust held its inaugural meeting last Sunday, June 26, in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel where the future of the club was discussed.

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Athlone Town FC - 128 years of history, but what future?

Thu, Jun 23, 2016

The resignation of Alan Mathews and a number of key players last weekend means Athlone Town FC is now facing perhaps the biggest crisis in the club's 128-year history.

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Kildare to keep close tabs on Heslin in Leinster SFC semi-final

Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Tom Cribbin’s Westmeath face a defining fixture against Kildare in Sunday’s Leinster SFC semi-final clash against Kildare at Croke Park, 2pm throw-in.

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Leinster hurling semi-final sees Galway take on Offaly

Thu, Jun 16, 2016

Galway hurling manager Micheál Donoghue does not do hyperbole. The Clarinbridge man has been around hurling all his life and he knows the only real place for any team to do its talking is inside the white lines, during the 70 minutes that matter, on any given Sunday.

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Westmeath battle to the death against Offaly to secure date in Croke Park

Thu, Jun 16, 2016

It went the distance, but in the end Westmeath were celebrating a stirring Leinster SFC quarter-final win over neighbours Offaly at Cusack Park, Mullingar, last Sunday.

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Some parents and coaches need to cop themselves on

Thu, Jun 09, 2016

Some parents and coaches need to cop themselves on. Answer this honestly; and no hiding here please.

Just look in the mirror, reflect calmly, and ask yourself this simple question: "Am I one of those parents who scream and shout their heads off and become totally irrational, subjective, and embarrassing at underage games that my children are involved in?"

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