Sports News from Kildare Now

  • by Daragh Nolan
    We may be just edging into the Festival Season but for senior inter-county footballers and hurlers the 2023 season is already up and running with full scale training having returned some ten days or so ago. Needless to say before the embargo on collective training was lifted players had their indivi
  • by Daragh Nolan
    Pictured above is Linda Reilly, Gerrita Russell, Luke Reilly, William Brennan and Peter Young at the Naas GAA juvenile awards evening Naas GAA juvenile hurling were delighted to celebrate 2022 and look ahead to 2023 last Friday night at their Headquarters on the Sallins Road in Naas. Special guests
  • by Daragh Nolan
    The Mondello Park Experience at Kildare Village was officially launched this week by Rosemary Smith, renowned international rally and racing driver, Alex Dunne, who was announced today as International Driver of the Year and recipient of the Manley Memorial Trophy, and Nicci Daly, Ireland internatio
  • by Daragh Nolan
    World Number One and reigning Race to Dubai champion Rory McIlroy will return to the site of his first professional victory on Irish soil when he tees it up in the Horizon Irish Open at The K Club from September 7-10, 2023. The four-time Major Champion secured a famous victory at the County Kildare
  • by Daragh Nolan
    It has been a mixed bag of performances for Kildare in this year’s Leinster ‘A’ schools championships. Good performances, underwhelming ones and one incredible comeback along the way so far. After two games both the teams and the schools involved have a decent interpretation of where they stand in t
  • by Tommy Callaghan
    Naas defeated Clane in tonight's (Monday December 5) Whitewater U23 football semi-final at Hawkfield and in so doing set up a clash with Maynooth in the decider which is due to take place this Saturday at St Conleth's Park, Newbridge, with a 2pm throw-in. After all the recent controversy in recent w
  • by Daragh Nolan
    KDFL Club of the Year Clonmullion FC with Michael Casey (left) and Gerry McAnaney FAI Pres (right) and their winning trophies. Photo: Justin Burke Media Recognition Award (Gerry McAnaney FAI Pres with Kevin Higgins – Ballycane Celtic AFC) Lumsdum Cup Winners Clonmullion FC (Michael Casey, Michael La
  • by Daragh Nolan
    St Kevins Chairperson John Noone presents Alice Casey after 50 years service for the Club They came from as far away as Valentia Island, Galway, Clare and throughout Kildare; many not had met for years so nostalgia was definitely in the air at St Kevin's GAA Headquarters in Staplestown on Saturday n
  • by Tommy Callaghan
    Having had their latest appeal turned down following the abandonment of the Whitewater U23 Football quarter-final against Naas, Sarsfields GAA Club have decided not to go any further in their quest to have that game replayed. Last night, (Wednesday December 30) Sarsfields, having initially had their
  • by Daragh Nolan
    Kildare's 2023 O'Byrne Cup (football) and Kehoe Cup (hurling) fixtures have been announced. 2023 O'Byrne Cup fixtures Group A – Kildare, Louth, Westmeath, Wexford Round 1, Venue – Wexford Wexford v Kildare, Wednesday January 4 Round 2, Venue – Kildare Kildare v Louth, Saturday January 7 Round 3, Ven