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.

Having re-joined the senior ranks in 1969, the early 1980s were a great time to be following one of the oldest clubs in the world. Two league titles were lifted in three years as Turlough O’Connor managed his home town club to great success and onto the European cup stage.

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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.

A brilliant opening half display saw the hosts score three times without reply. Galway did improve in the second half but a late goal was mere consolation as the Town twice hit the bar on the counter attack.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Moate Golf club announce number of provisional competition dates

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

Despite the persistent presence of Covid-19 and the air of sporting uncertainty therein, Moate GC has announced a number of key club competition dates as thoughts turn towards a hopeful return to fairway activity in the not too distant future.

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Westmeath Movathon Lake County challenge proving participant popular

Wed, Mar 17, 2021

Two weeks are now completed in the Westmeath Movathon Lake County Challenge and while the weather did not show any favours to those who were walking, running or cycling in recent times, there was still a steady stream of people participating and making the important donations that will help to finance the preparation of the Westmeath hurling, gaelic football, camogie and ladies gaelic football teams and part fund the upgrading of TEG Cusack Park.

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Athlone Town senior teams continue competitive pre-season action

Wed, Mar 17, 2021

The new SSE Airtricity League season has been formally launched with the first piece of silverware competitively earned.

The Presidents cup is the traditional opener to the campaign between the reigning League and FAI cup winners, Dundalk continuing where they left off by beating Shamrock Rovers following a penalty shootout at the Tallaght Stadium.

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