Here at kildaregaa365 we’re running a little exercise to find Kildare’s best player over 50 years (1960 to 2009) – as voted by supporters of Kildare and GAA fans everywhere. We’re going to follow a format similar to RTE’s “Greatest Sporting Moments”, over a 6 week period. Over the first 5 weeks we’ll set up … Read moreKildare Player of the ’90s – Have Your Say!
We’ve been busy at Kildaregaa365 !! We’ve painstakingly added another 11 years of Player Records covering the period from October 1987 to September 1998 (there was a small match at Croke Park that month!). This means we now have the full Line-Ups and Player Statistics (Goals, Points, Starts, Sub Appearances) for every Kildare senior football … Read moreWe are Growing!! – Now 30 Years of Player Records Available
What to think? I went into it convincing myself that anything under a ten point gap would be a measure of success for a developing Kildare side. An uncomfortable attitude for a Leinster final considering it’s been eight years since we sampled one and seventeen since we won one. Almost 24 hours later, a re-watch … Read moreWell Beaten But We Have a Team Again – Kildare 1-17 Dublin 2-23
When to believe? It’s totally understandable for Kildare fans to sit on the fence a while. “It’s only the league”. “It’s only Division Two”. “Sure, that’s the worst team ever to play for [insert opposition]”. “Let’s see what they do against [insert oppostion]”. “Remember Wexford, Westmeath, Kerry, Dublin? Clare?” Totally understandable. We’ve been let down … Read moreWhen to Believe? Kildare 2-9 Down 0-10
More so than last week in Navan, this felt like a new dawn for Kildare football. Not much champagne football around on a baltic afternoon in St. Conleth’s Park. No 14-second goals to rip the heart out of brittle opposition. This was the real thing and Kildare’s raw young team had to engage brain and … Read moreWith A Rebel Yell… Kildare Conquer Cork