Five events to watch this weekend

By Evan Curran   1 Liverpool vs Spurs Sunday, 4 February, 5:30pm Sky Sports Main Event This weekend’s stand out Premier League clash is to take place in Anfield on Sunday at 5:30pm. Jurgen Klopp’s men will be looking to...

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McGrane making plans for new Carlow role

By Kieran Murphy RAIN, snow, frost and high winds in December and January may be keeping golfers away from the greens and fairways, but at Carlow golf club the newly appointed professional is not letting the unpleasant conditions get in...

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Presentation DLS teams battle all the way

A FEAST of schools basketball action took place at Old Leighlin Hall on Saturday and Sunday as All-Ireland schools play-offs...

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Tullow make light of inexperience to get a winning start in Towns Cup

Naas 6 Tullow 11 By Kieran Murphy TULLOW fielded five debutants but still sent out a clear signal they are...

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Carlow fall at the first hurdle

Gorey 18 Carlow 6 IF possession and territory were all that mattered Carlow would have won this Bank of Ireland...

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IT Carlow win the first battle in race for Fitzgibbon glory

IT Carlow win the first battle in race for Fitzgibbon glory   IT Carlow 1-22 Mary Immaculate, Limerick 0-22 By...

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IT Carlow set to sponsor Carlow GAA for three years

  IT Carlow are the new sponsors of Carlow GAA. The local Institute of Technology has signed a deal which...

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FCJ KO CBS in South Leinster

South Leinster Schools Senior B FC FCJ Bunclody 3-12 Carlow CBS  0-11 FCJ Bunclody advanced to the semi-final of the...

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Borris VS down but not out after defeat to Dublin North in senior championship

Leinster Schools Senior A Hurling Championship Dublin North 1-13 Borris VS 0-12 By Kieran Murphy AN early opportunist’s goal for...

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Goals at the right time prove crucial as Carnew beat Presentation DLS

  South Leinster Schools Junior C Hurling Final Colaiste Bhríde, Carnew 3-6 Presentation DLS, Bagenalstown 2-7 By Kieran Murphy THERE...

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Futsal titles for Hacketstown and Graiguecullen

By Mairéad Breen HACKETSTOWN boys and Graiguecullen girls are the new Carlow Community Games U13 futsal champions after a great...

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Crowley living the American dream

  By John Foley A STUDENT athlete in East Lansing, Michigan wakes up in their college dorm room and heads...

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Co Carlow Sports Stars award winners announced!

THIS week The Nationalist is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Co Carlow Sports Stars Awards. Following an...

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Goals prove crucial as Athlone minors find a way past Fenagh

Leinster Minor Club Football Tournament   Athlone 4-7 Fenagh 0-18 (after extra-time) By Kieran Murphy THIS was a rip-roaring Leinster...

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Carlow clubs receive over €700,000 in sports grants

By Kieran Murphy TWENTY-seven sports clubs across county Carlow have received sports capital grant funding totalling over €700,000 which will...

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Fantastic four for IT Carlow

Third Level GAA Higher Educational Hurling League Division 1 Final IT Carlow 3-20 DCU Dóchas Éireann 1-17 By Kieran Murphy...

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Carlow CBS show their battling qualities

Leinster Schools Senior Football B Championship Carlow CBS 1-8 Ardscoil Rath Iomgháin 0-8 By Kieran Murphy CARLOW CBS ground out...

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Knockbeg hold out in game of two halves

Leinster Schools Senior Football A Championship   Knockbeg College 3-7 Moate CS 1-8 By Kieran Murphy THIS was a Jekyll...

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Scór na nÓg returns with a successful night

Scór na nÓg Ceatharlach   SPELLMAN Hall, Kildavin rejuvenated to the sounds of young competitors giving their renditions of rince,...

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Carlow win on the road

Rugby Leinster League Division 2A Cill Dara 7 Carlow 24 Carlow had a good away win over Cill Dara on...

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