Ensure you give gaelic football a go with Athlone GAA

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

The long wait is over and Athlone GAA have resumed underage training.

There was a great response to the club’s first online session which took place on Sunday last for nursery (4-7 year olds) and 8-12 year olds.

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Fundraising target achieved as Westmeath GAA Movathon concludes

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

The Lake County Movathon fundraising initiative officially ended on April 5 but the Go FundMe page established to receive donations is still active to facilitate those who wish to make late contributions.

The initiative was an unbelievable financial success, the €100,000 target was reached and contributions have now passed the €140,000 mark. As is normal with month-long ventures, the Movathon began slowly but the momentum of the final two weeks sealed the success, the magnificent contribution of €20,000 by the MooreCorporation providing huge impetus.

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GAA community spirit evident during Westmeath Movathon Challenge

Thu, Apr 08, 2021

The weather Gods smiled on the organisers and participants in the Westmeath Lake County Movathon Challenge this Easter weekend with clubs and individuals making maximum use of the beautiful weather.

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Milestone anniversary as Athlone Town reflect upon inaugural league success

Thu, Apr 08, 2021

On the weekend that Athlone Town played their opening home game of the season against Galway United, the club were celebrating lifting their first league title forty years earlier.

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Athlone Town show early season promise with strong home showing

Thu, Apr 08, 2021

An early season shock saw Athlone Town secure full points against pre-season title favourites Galway United at home last Friday night.

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Athlone Town strike late to earn point

Thu, Apr 01, 2021

A stoppage time goal from Adam Wixted secured a share of the spoils for Athlone Town against UCD last Friday night. The home team twice surrendered the lead as it looked like the opening game of the midlanders' season would end in defeat.

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Galway United boss Caulfield expecting tough test

Thu, Apr 01, 2021

Galway United manager John Caulfield is expecting a tricky SSE Airtricity League first division test against Athlone at Lissywoolen tomorrow evening, kick off 7.45pm.

Athlone, managed by former United player Adrian Carberry, have made several prominent signings in the close season drawing away to UCD last weekend.

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Last call for Westmeath Lake County Movathon challenge

Thu, Apr 01, 2021

As the Westmeath Lake County Movathon challenge enters its final week the initiative continues to build momentum with a spectacular final weekend of club activity on the menu for Easter.

The venture received a massive boost during the week when the MooreGroup Corporation New York donated €20,000 to the fund on behalfof the Moore families in New York, Mullingar and London in what was a massive vote of confidence in the future plans of the Westmeath GAA.

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Carberry striving for successful season as league campaign starts

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

The dawning of a new League of Ireland First Division season now imminent, Athlone Town head coach, Adrian Carberry, harbours thoughts of attaining a play-off berth come the campaign’s conclusion as the Lissywollen based club aspire for a positive opening to competitive action on Friday night when they travel to the capital for a fixture with UCD (ko, 7.45pm).

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Henshaw the hero as Ireland conclude their campaign with stirring Six Nations victory

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

Coosan native, Robbie Henshaw, put in a barn-storming ‘man of the match’ performance as Ireland demolished England 32-18 in the final round of this season’s Guinness Six Nations championship played at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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Athlone Town commence League of Ireland campaign with Belfield Bowl fixture

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

Some four months after their last competitive outing, Athlone Town finally return to competitive action.

Play in the SSE Airtricity league Premier Division got underway last weekend with the First Division now kicking off on Friday night. It is not the most difficult of opening fixtures for Adrian Carberry’s men who take on UCD at the Belfield Bowl.

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