Kildare 1-12 Mayo 1-19: Shambles

Kildare 1-12 Mayo 1-19 (NFL Div 1, Newbridge, 11 March 2018) “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination … Read more

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 more

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 more

Don’t Panic, Don’t Panic !! – Longford Too Good for Mis-Firing Lilies

Longford 1-14 Kildare 0-13 (O’Byrne Cup, Pearse Park, Longford) In the words of Lance Corporal Jones… DON’T PANIC, DON’T PANIC !! We’ve allowed ourselves to get too carried away with O’Byrne Cup success in recent years and there’s clearly no correlation between results in January and those down the line. About 600 hardy souls paid … Read more