When Ballymurphy battled to the intermediate crown

  THE 1969 intermediate football final between Ballymurphy and Grange played “in treacherous conditions” in Tullow on Sunday 17 August was a close encounter. According to The Nationalist, Fintan Ryan in the Ballymurphy goal, after conceding an early goal, made...

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The club life, through thick and thin

By Kieran Murphy IN some respects you good say former St Patrick’s and Carlow footballer Pat ‘Fred’ Doran did OK out of his club and intercounty playing career. Yet he readily admits he would have liked to have won a...

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‘Black’ Jimmy Doyle deserves inclusion on our team of talents

By Charlie Keegan THERE has been a positive reaction and, no doubt, more than a little hand-wringing around the county...

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Turlough believes games may not return until 2021

By John Foley CARLOW senior football manager Turlough O’Brien believes it is very possible there will be no Gaelic games...

Friday, 08/05/20 - 8:00am Read More

GAA’s anti-doping education leaves a grey area

By John Foley ONE line from the GAA’s statement last week on Ray Walker’s ban for testing positive for meldonium...

Tuesday, 05/05/20 - 10:27am Read More

O’Hanrahan’s will miss Walker on return to senior ranks

By Kieran Murphy and John Foley CARLOW GAA was rocked last week with the news that intercounty footballer Ray Walker...

Tuesday, 05/05/20 - 10:22am Read More

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