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Roscommon Sports Round-up September 5th

Roscommon Sports Handball

Despite the terrible weather was a busy weekend on the Roscommon Sports scene and we looked back on the action.

Picture Credit: GAA Handball


Roscommon town native and former St Comans player Hilary Rushe won the US 3-Wall Nationals Ladies Open title in Toledo.

Closer to home, Damien Martin and Rikki O’Gara qualified for the next round of the All-Ireland 60×30 Doubles Championship.

Gaelic Games

Oran booked their place in the Kepak Senior Hurling Championship Final with a comfortable win. Catch up on all the results from the past week here.

Kilglass native Linda Corcoran played for the London Ladies Footballers in their All-Ireland Junior Semi-Final defeat to Antrim.


Castlerea Celtic began their defence of the Roscommon and District League Premier Division title with a 2-1 win. Read Vincent Brooks’ round-up of all the games here.

Catch up on all the news from the Mid-Western Girls Football League here.


It was a case of a “bad day at the Office” for Connacht Rugby and it’s three Roscommon starters as they suffered a 41-5 defeat to Glasgow Warriors. Denis Buckley and Jack Carty were both substituted in the second half while Danny Qualter played the full 80 minutes.


The annual Lough Key sprint Triathlon took place yesterday. Boyle woman Aine O’Connor won the Ladies Race, Con Doherty from Westport won the Men’s Race. Fuel4Sport from Longfor won the Mixed Relay event.


There’s plenty to play for in the Roscommon Senior Camogie Championship. That and more in their weekly round-up here.


The Annual Ros Go Run 10k and Half Marathon took place in Loughglynn yesterday. Paul Conlon won the 10k with Kathleen Horgan being the first woman home, finishing 6th overall. Sean Burke won the Half Marathon with Lorraine McNulty being the first woman home, finishing 8th overall.