Season Review: A Ramble Through Kildare’s 2017 Season

  The lengths you go to. Forty odd years invested in it so a family holiday in remotest Canada is only a minor obstacle. An All-Ireland Quarter Final place at stake. Upward curve. League and Leinster Final goals achieved. Competitive against Dublin (discuss..?) for the first time in six years. Scale one last hurdle and … Read moreSeason Review: A Ramble Through Kildare’s 2017 Season

Kildare’s Top Clubs of the Last 30 Years

A recent conversation on social media centred on whether clubs such as Celbridge, Athy and Johnstownbridge with their plethora of inter-county players at the moment should be stronger favourites for the County title than the Newbridge duo of Sarsfields and Moorefield. Ben McCormack was the only player from the green and white giants to make … Read moreKildare’s Top Clubs of the Last 30 Years

Golden Generation’s Dream Turns to Nightmare – Kildare’s Wasted Years ’65-’78 (Part 1)

We recently updated our Results section with a complete record of Kildare’s results (& scorers) at senior level in football from 1965 to 1979 and now have all results and scorers for the last 52 years.  See here. Kildare’s 2013 under-21’s are rightly regarded as the most talented group of players to come out of … Read moreGolden Generation’s Dream Turns to Nightmare – Kildare’s Wasted Years ’65-’78 (Part 1)

Agony, ecstasy and existential despair in Tullamore: the ups and downs of being a Kildare supporter

Guest Post by Paul Nolan 1-ENTER MICKO The Kildare 365 site tells me that my initiation into the tribal rites of following the county’s footballers began on October 7, 1990, just under two weeks shy of my ninth birthday. It was an auspicious date to commence my lifelong fandom, as it was the very first … Read moreAgony, ecstasy and existential despair in Tullamore: the ups and downs of being a Kildare supporter