Padraig Amond: Interesting draw for Euro qualifiers

AFTER the madness of the changes to the Irish senior management team in the last couple of weeks it all settled down last week and we had the excitement of the Euro2020 qualification draw in Dublin on Sunday. We have...

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Padraig Amond: Wins on all fronts

IT was a brilliant week for us at Newport County as we made it three wins from three in different competitions. Not only did we boost the club’s finances by qualifying for the next round of the FA Cup and...

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Padraig Amond: Glad to escape the clutches of The Met

THE FA Cup first round is always full of shocks and on Saturday we were determined not to be one...

Thursday, 22/11/18 - 12:04pm Read More

The Forum: O’Brien’s desperate luck continues

By John Foley THERE were probably a couple of hundred moments of contact during the clash between Ireland and Argentina...

Thursday, 22/11/18 - 12:03pm Read More

Padraig Amond column: Late goal catches us on the hop

After a couple of victories this season because of last-minute winners, we were on the receiving end of a late...

Thursday, 15/11/18 - 11:46am Read More

Padraig Amond: Positive reaction to defeat required

  AFTER a fantastic result against Stevenage last week when we scored the winner in the 98th minute, Newport County...

Wednesday, 07/11/18 - 4:35pm Read More

Ready to earn our Spurs

Pádraig Amond AFTER the excitement of beating Leeds United in the third round of the FA Cup, everybody involved in...

Wednesday, 31/01/18 - 2:21pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Pre-season kicks off with lots of new faces

  THE summer break has been a busy one for me as I had been doing my coaching badges for...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:27pm Read More

The Forum: Tough times call for tough men

THE Lions’ first test ended with disappointment in Auckland on Saturday morning as New Zealand strangled the life out of...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:26pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Ronaldo rumours set to rule the summer

EVERY transfer window there are a couple of major rumours that dominate the headlines and this summer window will be...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:02pm Read More

The Forum: Racing duo living the dream

By Kieran Murphy ALL eyes have been on the battle for the National Hunt trainer’s title in recent days, but...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 2:32pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: A tasty week of action on the horizon

THE quarter-finals of the Champions League are on the horizon and we have some treats in store this week. There...

Thursday, 27/04/17 - 12:38pm Read More

The Forum: Aggression and precision at Ireland’s call

AT the end of Saturday’s game at the Aviva Stadium, Johnny Sexton was skipping around with young Luke McGrath like they...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 3:08pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: You wouldn’t bet against Barca now

  LAST Wednesday night I was chatting to my brother John about the Champions League games that night and about...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 1:52pm Read More

The Forum: Ballinkillen puts its best foot forward

By Kieran Murphy IT will probably be talked about for years to come. The day the President didn’t make it....

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 1:44pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Two more goals as we get back on track

It was a massive week for us at Hartlepool as we ended a bad run of results to grab victories...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 12:45pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Sickening decision to sack Ranieri

It takes a lot to overshadow Jose Mourinho becoming the first Manchester United manager to win a trophy in his...

Friday, 10/03/17 - 10:51am Read More

The Forum: ‘GAA trading dollars for democracy’

By Kieran Murphy IT was appropriate to meet Cormac Mullins, Carlow co-ordinator for the nascent Club Players Association (CPA), at...

Friday, 10/03/17 - 10:45am Read More

Pádraig Amond: Lincoln fairytale is well deserved

I’VE written before about how in the last few years the FA Cup may have lost a little bit of...

Thursday, 02/03/17 - 10:30am Read More

Pádraig Amond: Leicester can still save their season

IT is amazing the difference a couple of months can make. Last May, Leicester City shocked the world by doing...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 12:42pm Read More