Saints march on and now go clear in Roscommon League Premier Division

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

With joint leaders Boyle Celtic idle, St. Peters availed of the opportunity to move clear at the top of the Roscommon League Premier Division table by beating Kilkerrin United. First half goals from Niall Scullion and Mark Sherlock at DPD Park last Sunday afternoon saw the Saints march to victory.

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Local derby win seals place in O’Byrne Cup ultimate fixture

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

Beneath the glare of the Parnell Park floodlights and in front of the television cameras, Westmeath will be afforded the opportunity to avenge defeat in last year’s O’Byrne Cup final when they meet reigning All Ireland champions Dublin in the ultimate fixture of the competition on Friday night (throw in, 8pm).

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Last gasp Connacht Senior Cup triumph for Buccaneers

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

BUCCANEERS 16 CORINTHIANS 14

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Unbeaten Lake County seal O’Byrne Cup semi-final place

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Westmeath maintained their unbeaten start to their competitive season with a six point success over Kildare in their final O'Byrne Cup round robin fixture, in the process securing a home semi-final fixture against neighbours Longford this Saturday afternoon.

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Dominant Willow Park pay penalty price in the FAI Intermediate Cup

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Willow Park made their exit from the FAI Intermediate Cup when Cobh Wanderers won by four to three on penalty kicks after 90 minutes and extra time had failed to separate the teams.

The third round replay at DPD Park last Sunday afternoon had afforded Willow the opportunity to advance at the second time of asking. However, in spite of having a number of chances to score, Declan Holohan's men could not find a way past Cobh goalkeeper Mark Power. The lottery of a penalty shoot-out lead to success for the visitors with amateur international Power saving two of Willows spot kicks.

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Athlone Boat Club celebrates year end with festive fun row

Thu, Jan 03, 2019

Year on year, for the past thirty years, the Athlone Boat Club celebrates their ‘fun’ row on St. Stephen’s Day. It is a day that celebrates past and present members. This year, men, women and children all came together and rowed against each other in an eight, on a day which was filled with a lot of fun with just a pinch of competition.

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Athlone Town start First Division campaign at home to Wexford Youths

Thu, Jan 03, 2019

The SSE Airtricity League 2019 fixtures have been released by the FAI. With the Presidents Cup a week earlier, the Premier Division campaign gets underway on February 15, the action starting in the First Division seven days later.

Athlone Town will start their season at home to Wexford and also end the campaign with a home fixture. Then Galway United will be the visitors in September with the promotion/relegation play-off series getting underway two weeks later. The ten teams will once more play each other three times with the winner being promoted while the next three teams will enter the play offs. The winner of the play offs will then play the ninth placed team in the Premier Division to decide who will compete in top flight football in 2020.

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Buccaneers aspire for provincial glory in Dubarry Park Saturday showdown

Thu, Jan 03, 2019

Rugby with Michael Silke

BUCCANEERS host the Connacht Senior Cup final for the first time at Dubarry Park this Saturday, January 5. Galway Corinthians will be opponents for this early new year showdown which kicks off at 2pm.

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Christmas lights upgrade a necessity as Athlone plans for brighter future

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

A collaborative approach between the local authority and business personnel of the town is the way forward to ensure the Christmas lights which shall illuminate the heart of Athlone in 2019 match the quality of the enhanced Church Street landscape.

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Narrow away day loss for Buccaneers in the capital

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

OLD BELVEDERE 11 BUCCANEERS 10

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