We look back on the action from the Roscommon Sport scene for the weekend including Handball, Camogie, Gaelic Games, Soccer and Rugby.
There were wins for St Brigids, Kilmore and Creggs in the Roscommon GAA Senior, Intermediate and Junior A Football Championship Finals over the weekend. Click the Club name to read the Match Report.
Kilmore were back in action again on Sunday in the Connacht Club Intermediate Quarter-Final and suffered a 0-9 to 1-16 defeat to Monivea Abbey.
You can catch up on all the weekend’s Results here.
Frank Dennehy, President of Roscommon GAA County Board, passed away in the early hours of this morning. The Curraghboy native, became synonymous with Kilmore GAA and held a variety of officer roles at Roscommon GAA County Board level.
Frank was predeceased by his wife Angela and bother Ollie. He is survived by his daughter Angela, sons Sean and Kevin, sister Mary McDermott (Roscommon), brothers Pat (Curraghboy) and John (Cork).
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Reposing at Brady’s Funeral Home, Elphin, on Monday (24th October) from 5pm with Removal at 7.30pm to St Patrick’s Church Elphin. Funeral Mass on Tuesday (25th October) at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
It was a good weekend for Roscommon Camogie. Athleague won the Connacht Intermediate Club title in Ballinasloe, defeating Cappataggle by 2-7 to 0-5. They also progress to the All-Ireland Junior Semi-Final.
In the curtain raiser Four Roads won the Connacht Junior title following a comfortable 4-10 to 1-6 win over Kiltormer.
There was action in the Roscommon and District Football League and FAI Junior Cup over the weekend. Vincent Brooks has his weekly round-up here.
Roscommon representatives won three titles at the Connacht Post Primary 60×30 Handball Championships on Saturday.
Kiltoom’s Jack Carty scored a try and was named Man of the Match as Connacht defeated Zebre 52-7 in the European Champions Cup.
On Saturday Danny Qualter and Jack’s brother Luke played for the Connacht Eagles as they suffered a 3-34 defeat to London Irish in Reading.
On the local scene the Buccaneers and Creggs Connacht J1 League sides both won but Carrick were defeated. The Buccaneers Under 20 won their Leinster League game.