Gibson the hatrick hero as Athlone Town women’s senior team seal FAI Cup final berth

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

ATHLONE TOWN 3 WEXFORD YOUTHS 0
Athlone Town women’s team created history when they reached the final of the FAI Cup at home last Saturday afternoon, defeating holders and current league leaders, Wexford Youths, in a deserved semi-final victory before a well attended Lissywollen crowd.

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Buccaneers commence AIL campaign with away City of Armagh encounter

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

Buccaneers commence this season’s Energia All-Ireland League with a trip north to the historic City of Armagh to take on one of Ireland’s oldest clubs on Saturday - the Pirates won the 2A title in dramatic fashion to gain promotion and they begin life in 1B at the Palace Grounds where the action kicks off at 2.30pm.

City of Armagh finished in sixth position last season, comfortably above the bottom four. They have made a fine start this season with Ulster League victories over Banbridge and Malone (who are both also in AIL Div 1B) and Queen’s University (not easy as we know) before suffering their first defeat last weekend away to Ballynahinch.

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New sports publication ‘100 Funny Irish Rugby Moments’ from Curraghboy native

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

A new book by Curraghboy native, John Scally, details the close friendship between legendary Athlone rugby star Robbie Henshaw and his fellow Irish international Bundee Aki.

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Significant club occasion as Buccaneers field two teams in Ireland touch rugby series

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

It was a significant day for Buccaneers touch rugby in recent times as for the inaugural occasion two teams from the club participated in the Ireland Touch Series (ITS) round two at Portlaoise RFC.

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Southern Gaels achieve deserved Under 13 division two shield title

Thu, Sep 29, 2022

Southern Gaels 4-13 Delvin 1-7
A strong closing performance ensured Southern Gaels deservedly claim the Under 13 division two shield title this past weekend.

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Athlone Golf Club prepares to host prestigious inter-club All Ireland finals

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

Athlone Golf Club will host the culmination of Golf Ireland’s 2022 inter-club season from Thursday, September 29 to Sunday, October 2.

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Athlone Town prove strong opposition for Ramblers as deserved away day win secured

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

COBH RAMBLERS 1 ATHLONE TOWN 3
Last Friday night’s game for Athlone Town against fellow strugglers Cobh Ramblers at St Colman’s Park was the proverbial six pointer.

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Silverware hopes remain as Athlone Town remain in Women’s National League contention

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

Athlone Town senior women’s football team remain firmly in contention for coveted league silverware this season following a deserved home victory over reigning champions Shelbourne on Saturday evening.

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Willow Park aim to maintain early season momentum as St Francis FC visit DPD Park

Thu, Sep 22, 2022

Fourth placed Willow Park will be hoping to maintain early season momentum when they host St Francis Fc in a Leinster Senior League Senior Sunday 1 fixture in DPD Park on Friday night (kick off, 7.30pm).

Having played five league fixtures to date, Willow Park have tasted defeat on just once occasion and have also progressed in the FAI Intermediate Cup following a deserved 2-1 victory over Larkview Boys.

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Jinks brace ensures Monksland United start CCFL campaign with merited win

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

A double strike from Dylan Jinks and a headed finish from Michael Harrington ensured Monksland United started their CCFL Senior Division campaign with a comprehensive victory over Mullingar Town at a rain lashed Cushla Park on Sunday morning.

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