Buccs celebrate championship with victory over Ballynahinch

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Buccaneers finished up their Ulster Bank League Division 1B title-winning season with yet another bonus point victory at Dubarry Park on Saturday, but their 40-10 win over Ballynahinch was not as clearcut as the scoreline suggests.

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Waterford gain revenge with narrow win over Athlone

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Athlone got their season off to a flying start a few weeks ago with a shock win over pre-season title favourites Waterford, but just one win since then has seen the early season optimism disappear.

The Blues got revenge for that early setback with a narrow win at the RSC last Friday night (April 14), although Conor Barry missed a penalty kick for Athlone which would have levelled matters.

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Westmeath look to put spring form firmly behind them

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

An interesting Leinster Senior Hurling Championship round robin commences this weekend when Westmeath travel to O’Moore Park to do battle with Laois.

Meath host Kerry in the other match with two teams advancing to the knockout stages in the province.

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Buccaneers see off Shannon in competitive encounter

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Buccaneers’ final fixture of the season takes place at Dubarry Park this Easter Saturday when Ballynahinch come to Athlone, kick off 2.30pm. The Ulster Bank League Division 1B trophy and medals will be presented to champions Buccs after the game.

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Westmeath footballers secure Division 4 title

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Westmeath earned silverware at Croke Park last Saturday afternoon when defeating Wexford by 2-24 to 2-11 in the Allianz Football League Division Four Final.

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More misery for Athlone with heavy defeat to UCD

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

For the second time in five days Athlone Town conceded four goals, as UCD inflicted the damage at the Belfield Bowl last Saturday night (April 8).

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Get on your bike for the Sport Ireland Yeats Tour of Sligo

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

With only a few weeks to go to the Sport Ireland Yeats Tour of Sligo the event is generating huge interest, with cycling enthusiasts from all over the country expected to descend on Sligo on the May bank holiday weekend.

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Buccs look to round off season on a winning note

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

The end of a long season is fast approaching and Buccaneers now have just two Ulster Bank League fixtures remaining. First up is a Division 1B trip to Limerick to take on nine times champions Shannon on Saturday, kick off 2.30pm.

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Last-gasp equalisers and cup woes for Athlone

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

An amazing comeback from Athlone Town last Friday night (March 31) saw the home side score twice in stoppage time to salvage a point against Cabinteely FC.

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Buccaneers secure promotion with gruelling win over Naas

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Buccaneers are Ulster Bank League Division 1B champions following their 30-23 victory over Naas in a thrilling and intensely competitive top of the table clash in front of a big crowd at Dubarry Park, Athlone.

Buccs got off to a flying start and then held their nerve when Naas fought back to tighten the arrears to three points. Promotion for the Midlanders is now assured with two rounds of fixtures remaining. They are the first club in the five divisions to be certain of their title as they return to the top flight after an absence of 10 seasons.

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Cribbin’s men looking up after convincing win against Wexford

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

A facile 3-24 to 0-9 Allianz Football League Division Four win over a much changed Wexford last Sunday ensured Westmeath earned promotion.

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Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Awards to recognise stars of 2017

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Continuing its ongoing commitment to champion minor hurlers and footballers, Electric Ireland has launched the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Awards.

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