Sports News from Kildare Now

  • by Daragh Nolan
    The first Kildare man to get a cap for the Ireland soccer, team and the only one until Bournemouth goalkeeper Mark Travers got his debut in 2019. Mick Kearin is from Kildare Town and was happy to confirm when I asked him that he is still there now. Few have been capped for Ireland from […]
  • by Tom Byrne
    The GAA championship seasons are hitting the crucial stages of the season and there are HUGE semi-finals to look forward to this weekend. On Saturday, Clare and Kilkenny go head to head in the first of the hurling semi-finals before Galway take on All-Ireland champions Limerick in the other last fou
  • by Daragh Nolan
    Reserve Football League Division 2 final Raheens 5-12 Leixlip 3-7 Raheens have beaten Leixlip in a thrilling final to win this year’s Reserve Football League Division 2. The final margin of nine points does this game no justice as to the competitive nature and entertainment of this contest.  The gam
  • by Daragh Nolan
    Setanta Boxing Academy, Newbridge added to their list of national titles at the weekend when the finals of the National Junior Cadets were boxed in the National Boxing Stadium, Dublin. The National Junior Cadets combine boxers aged 13 and 14 at the various weight categories. Setanta Boxing Academy h
  • by Daragh Nolan
    Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin visited Newbridge snooker and pool club Sharkx to open their cue academy for women’s players on June 29. The academy for women’s cue sports is the first of its kind worldwide. Minister Martin said, “It’s brilliant to op
  • by Daragh Nolan
    UPMC Senior Hurling Championship, preliminary round Naas 4-23 Leixlip 0-6 The result was never in doubt as Naas easily disposed of Leixlip in the preliminary round of the Senior Hurling Champion- ship on Saturday. While the game was competitive to begin with, two goals in each half helped the county
  • by Daragh Nolan
    Kilcock Celtic 1 Naas United 3 Naas United made the trip to Kilcock for the first ever meeting between these sides in the KDFL top Division. The traveling supporters were treated to a terrific game of football as both sides looked lively in the opening stages. Kilcock as expected came out looking to
  • by Daragh Nolan
    Wednesday KDFL Senior Division (All kick off 7.15pm) Ballycane Celtic v Naas United FC, Ballycane, Kilcock Celtic FC v Clane United FC, Bawnogues, Athy Town AFC v SPWFC, Aldridge pk, Hill Mechanical & Electrical Division 2 Moone Celtic v Arlington FC, Fortfield Pk, 7.15pm, Thursday Leinster Football
  • by Daragh Nolan
    Moone Celtic FC consolidated their Division 1 midtable position, with two games in hand, on the leading pack courtesy of their 4-2 victory over Newbridge Hotspurs on Sunday. A clinical start and finish was enough for Moone to secure all three points. Moone got off to a great start where a long kick
  • by Tommy Callaghan
    Following this evening's (Tuesday) final round of the EMS Copiers SFL Division 1, the four semi-final places have been finalised and are: Naas v Raheens with Sarsfields taking on Athy. Relegated are Eadestown and St Laurence's. Moorefield and Confey are probably the unlucky teams, despite The  Moore