Coláiste Chiaráin win U16 Connacht title

Thu, May 24, 2018

Coláiste Chiaráin secured the U16 Connacht soccer title last weekend after a 2-0 win over St Joseph’s Patrician College, ‘The Bish’, from Galway City.

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Ryan’s men make it three on the spin

Thu, May 24, 2018

Westmeath sit on top of the Joe McDonagh Cup table following another impressive 2-12 to 0-15 win over Kerry at Austin Stack Park.

Michael Ryan’s improving team have claimed three wins on the spin following a hard earned success down south.

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Westmeath face Laois in quarter final

Thu, May 24, 2018

An interesting Leinster SFC quarter-final between Westmeath and Laois takes place at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park on Saturday evening, 5pm throw-in.

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Successful trip for Young Lions

Thu, May 24, 2018

Young Lions Soccer School, Moate, undertook its most successful trip yet when it visited Holland recently, according to their director of coaching, Leigh Feery.

Mr Feery said the Young Lions had three Ajax coaches at their disposal for the duration of the trip, while enjoying world class facilities, including a 20 minute kick about at the newly renamed Johan Cruyff Arena.

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Staunton and Cleary take chief accolades at Buccs Awards

Thu, May 24, 2018

Martin Staunton and Michael Cleary captured the chief accolades at Buccaneers end of season Gala Awards dinner held at the Radisson Blu hotel, Athlone.

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UCD strike with late scores to sink Athlone

Thu, May 24, 2018

Top beat bottom at the UCD Bowl last Friday night (May 18) as The Students returned to winning ways against struggling Athlone Town.

The 3-0 final score somewhat flattered the home team, as two late goals put the gloss on the UCD performance. Athlone had two good chances to score in the opening half, but the lack of a proven goal scorer was again obvious. The Town have now failed to find the net in four games and the acquisition of a striker is manager Terry Butler’s top priority.

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Buccs U16s triumph in epic Connacht Plate final

Thu, May 17, 2018

Buccaneers U16s pulled off one of the results of the season in an epic encounter against neighbours and this season’s Connacht U16 League champions, Ballinasloe.

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Tough test awaits Westmeath in Tralee

Thu, May 17, 2018

It has been a hugely encouraging start for Westmeath in the Joe McDonagh Cup, but Michael Ryan's team will know another tough test awaits in Tralee next Sunday against Kerry, 3pm throw-in.

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Drogheda survive late scare to claim points

Thu, May 17, 2018

Athlone Town almost snatched a sensational stoppage time equaliser at home to high flying Drogheda United last Friday night (May 11).

Chris Lyons had put the visitors in front early in the second half, but substitute Darren Kavanagh should have levelled matters in the last action of the game. With only the goalkeeper to beat, Kavanagh looked set to score, but instead sent his shot across the goalmouth and just wide of the far post.

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Kelly’s men lose out in Bord Na Mona Cup

Thu, May 17, 2018

An eventful Bord Na Mona O'Byrne Cup final eventually ended in a 4-13 to 1-13 win for Meath over Westmeath at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar.

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No joy for Butler as Athlone suffer defeat to Galway

Thu, May 10, 2018

In his first game in charge since replacing Aaron Callaghan who departed earlier in the week, Athlone Town caretaker manager Terry Butler tasted defeat.

Galway United were the visitors last Friday night (May 4) and Shane Keegan was the happier boss as his team recorded a first away win in the league this season.

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