Donegal 1-15 Kildare 3-7: Lilies Down In the Mouth in Ballyshannon

Donegal 1-15 Kildare 3-7 (NFL Div 1, Ballyshannon, 25 February 2018)     We’d like to focus on the football. Really like to. But for the second week in a row a refereeing decision must take centre stage. Before we get to it let’s be clear though. Fourteen-man Kildare could and possibly should have won … Read moreDonegal 1-15 Kildare 3-7: Lilies Down In the Mouth in Ballyshannon

Kildare 0-18 Tyrone 1-16: It’s Advantage Tyrone as Kildare Face Relegation Battle

Kildare 0-18 Tyrone 1-16 (NFL Div 1, Newbridge, 11 February 2018) Let’s get the same old failings out of the way first. Because however unfathomable the referee’s amnesia regarding the advantage rule may have been, however frustrating, Kildare players can look no further than themselves. The old failings. Missed opportunities at crucial times. Weakness in … Read moreKildare 0-18 Tyrone 1-16: It’s Advantage Tyrone as Kildare Face Relegation Battle

Kildare 0-12 Monaghan 1-10: Guest Contributor “White Bridge” on Another Lesson for Lilywhites

With thanks to Guest Contributor “White Bridge”, thoughts on Kildare v Monaghan: After the first round of the league and another reverse against the unstoppable machine that is Dublin we all spoke about lessons being learnt or not and were we really getting closer to them? Division 1 was always going to provide lessons and … Read moreKildare 0-12 Monaghan 1-10: Guest Contributor “White Bridge” on Another Lesson for Lilywhites