Winning restart sought as Athlone Town aspire for first league win

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

As a semblance of sporting normality returns with the further easing of restrictions, Athlone Town first team manager, Adrian Carberry, is seeking a winning restart to the club’s League of Ireland First Division campaign.

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AC Celtic a positive playing force on local football scene

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

AC Celtic may only be in existence just over 20 years but has already established itself during that spell as one of the leading clubs on the underage football scene in Athlone.

As the name AC suggests, the club has its roots in the Auburn Heights and Cartrontroy residential areas of the town. Then, such local stalwarts as Michael Seery, organised street leagues and tournaments while the club was put on a formal setting with its foundation in 1998.

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Buccaneers RFC to host dual focus fundraising initiative

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

Buccaneers RFC members are undertaking a ‘WALK, RUN, CYCLE’ during the month of July to raise dearly needed funds for both the club and the South Westmeath Hospice. Both organisations have suffered significant losses of revenue due to the COVID-19 lockdown and the rugby club is calling on members to assist them in this fund-raising drive which commences on this Wednesday, July 1, and will continue until the end of the month.

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Prominent Athlone managerial appointment preparing for local derby championship bow located residence close to all essential amenities

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

Sporting pastures new await the most prominent Athlone GAA senior football managerial appointment in recent times when former Mayo centrefielder and All-Star, Liam McHale, makes his championship managerial bow, patrolling the sideline in an enticing local derby fixture with rivals, Garrycastle.

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Garrycastle supremo striving for winning return to competitive action

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

A return to Westmeath senior football championship playing fare is imminent as eight time victors, Garrycastle, strive to retain the Flanagan Cup, having last achieved successive title wins in 2010 and 2011.

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Enticing local derby marks start of Westmeath senior football championship

Thu, Jul 02, 2020

An enticing opening round robin fixture featuring local rivals Athlone and Garrycastle is the standout tie following the revised Westmeath senior football championship draw which took place on Sunday evening.

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Revised Westmeath senior football championship format confirmed

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

With a condensed playing timeframe afforded, the fixture format for the forthcoming Westmeath senior football championship, due to throw-in the weekend commencing July 31, has been confirmed, with the draw formalities to take place on Sunday.

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St Francis continue to flourish as club makes notable strides

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

St. Francis are one of the top clubs in Athlone and caters for a number of age groups from their base in Iona Park.

The club has grown from humble beginnings to be one of the leading lights of the underage game not only locally but also on the national stage.

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Buccaneers RFC prepare to host annual general meeting

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

The Annual General Meeting of Buccaneers Rugby Football Club takes place on next Tuesday night, June 30, at 8 pm via Microsoft Team App.

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Moate Golf Club eagerly prepares to welcome on course playing visitors

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

As COVID-19 related restrictions continue to ease, an increase in the number of playing visitors to Moate Golf Club is expected from Monday, June 29.

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Striving for sporting perfection as ‘The Last Dance’ enthrals

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

‘The Last Dance’, a basketball docu-series which has enthralled a global sports audience in recent times, narrates the story of Michael Jordan’s playing influence during his stellar career with the Chicago Bulls.

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Westmeath County Board to confirm club championship fixture format

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

At the time of going to press, no formal decision had emanated pertaining to the format of the forthcoming Westmeath club football and hurling championships.

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