Hurlers qualify for League decider

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Niall O’Brien’s late point against Carlow guided Westmeath into the Division 2A Allianz Hurling League final. Photo: Sportsfile

Westmeath manager Michael Ryan was delighted the midlanders stayed cool under pressure to earn a place in the Division 2A Allianz Hurling League decider.

Read more ...

Town finish strongly to secure another win

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Athlone’s smashing start to the SSE Airtricity League First Division season continued at the UCD Bowl last Friday night.

Philly Gorman struck two goals to seal a stirring comeback by the midlanders, who have now registered seven points from their first three games. A first-half goal from the hard-working Conor Cannon gave the Students the lead before Athlone’s late show.

Read more ...

Battling Buccs beaten in semi-final

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Cork Constitution qualified for their third successive Bateman Cup final when defeating Buccaneers 36-25 at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday. However, the holders were pushed all the way by the Pirates, who refused to give up on their dream until the final whistle of a lively and entertaining All-Ireland semi-final that warranted a much greater attendance. Cork Con scored five tries, but received a fright from a committed and sustained Buccs effort.

Cork Con arrived with a more or less settled squad apart from injured scrumhalf Gerry Hurley whilst they rejigged their second and back rows in the pack. Buccs had just David Heffernan and Danny Qualter available from Connacht. The physical presence of Kolo Kiripati was also missed.

Read more ...

Westmeath footballers suffer heavy defeat in Mullingar

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Westmeath manager Tom Cribbin pictured during last Sunday’s match.  Photo: Sportsfile

Down strolled to an emphatic 2-17 to 0-10 Allianz Football League Division Two success over Westmeath at Cusack Park, Mullingar on Sunday.

Read more ...

An Post Yeats Tour of Sligo 2015

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Bressie at the recent launch of the An Post Cycle Serie

The An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post, the Irish Sports Council and local sports partnerships, encourages people of all fitness levels to get on their bikes in one of the five cycling tours across the country between May and September. The An Post Yeats Tour of Sligo kicks off the series on the May bank holiday weekend and this year is part of the Yeats 2015 celebrations where cyclists can enjoy the wonderful scenery of Sligo, the spiritual home of the great poet.

Read more ...

Improving Westmeath continue to make progress

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Westmeath manager Tom Cribbin in conversation with his goalkeeper and selector Gary Connaughton before starting his first game after coming out of retirement last weekend. Photo: Sportsfile

Saturday night in Pairc Tailteann will be Westmeath’s next Allianz Football League Division Two examination, but Tom Cribben’s side will make the short journey to Navan encouraged by last Sunday’s stirring win over Kildare.

Read more ...

Town face tricky opening test in Waterford

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Athlone Town will hope to get off to a good start in Friday evening’s SSE Airtricity League First Division opener away to Waterford United at the RSC.

Read more ...

Understrength Buccs suffer home defeat

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Buccaneers’ home form woes continued at Dubarry Park when they shipped a 43-6 hiding to Belfast Harlequins in their Ulster Bank League Division 1B game played in testing windy conditions on Saturday. With neither promotion nor relegation to stimulate the mid-table Pirates, they were always likely to struggle against Quins - who although just one place behind Buccs were not quite free from fears of dropping into the dreaded relegation dogfight and, consequently, had the greater motivation for this tie. The northerners scored seven tries in what was their best display in the league to date.

Read more ...

Westmeath need a win in Tralee

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Derek McNicholas should be back from injury for Westmeath’s clash against Kerry. Photo: Sportsfile

Derry finished with a flourish to claim a critical Allianz Hurling League Division 2A success over Westmeath at Owenbeg.

Read more ...

Buccs claim fine away win

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Buccaneers’ hopes of a top four finish were boosted while also consigning Corinthians to bottom place in Division 1B after a hard-fought Ulster Bank League encounter under the Clounacauneen floodlights on Friday night when the Pirates shaded the 17-14 verdict. A decent attendance braved a nippy night with intermittent showers for this Connacht derby and, while it lacked fluency, it was always committed and close.

Buccs made five changes from the sides’ meeting earlier in the season and also their most recent loss to Galwegians. Eoghan O’Reilly returned to the backline with David Heffernan, Daniel Qualter, Mata Fifita, and Stephen McVeigh beefing up the pack where Luke Satchwell was unavailable. Corinthians were also missing their regular No 8 Eoghan Masterson and fielded a complete new front row trio from their narrow win in Athlone.

Read more ...

Town continue pre-season preparations

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Galway United 1

Athlone Town 0

Read more ...

Impressive League start for Westmeath

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Robbie Greville scored two goals for Westmeath in Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League Division 2A win over London. Photo: Sportsfile

Westmeath 2-20

Read more ...
 

Page generated in 0.0737 seconds.