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Former MDL star training boxer for big fight

Ardee native Robert McKeever, who was a long time servant of NEFL club Ardee Celtic, is making a name for himself;f in another sport. McKeever a no nonsense defender with the mid Louth side is currently in Morecambe in England, helping to prepare New Zealander Joseph...

Drogs dour Derry draw

Derry City..........................................................1 Drogheda United..............................................1   The Drogs missed out on the chance to temporarily top the Premier division when only managing to eke out a point in a dour...

Drogs go forth score four and go fourth

Drogheda United continued their encouraging start to the new League of Ireland Premier Division season last night. The Boynesiders came away with a resounding 4-0 win over fellow promotion side Longford Town. Two Mark Doyle goals either side of half-time along with a...

Sudden passing of racing legend Ger Dowd

On the day of the Aintree national his native Dunshaughlin and his adopted town of Ashbourne are in shock following the sudden death this morning of Irish Grand National-winning jockey, Ger Dowd. He was aged 65. Dowd won the 1978 Fairyhouse renewal on Jim Dreaper’s...

Bettystown boy bags two for the Seagulls

Evan Ferguson from Bettystown bagged two super strikes for Brighton and Hove Albion under 23s in a closely fought clash with Liverpool last Saturday.   So far so normal, but the real story is that Ferguson, son of former League Of Ireland star, Barry, is just...

Dylan leaves them blowing in the wind

Freewheelin Dylan left his rivals blowing in the wind to run out a shock 150/1 winner of the Boylesports Irish Grand National yesterday and keep the spoils in the host county. In a dream result for the bookies, the rank outsider led from the start under jockey Ricky...

Warning; Don’t leave Drogs games early

St Patrick's Athletic........................2 Drogheda United............................1   If fans ever get back into League Of Ireland grounds it may pay them to stay until the bitter end in games involving Drogheda United. The previous week late late own...

Paul McGrath; Ooh Ah Time to say Ta Ra Stephen

Paul McGrath; Ooh Ah Time to say Ta Ra Stephen

Legendary Irish central defender Paul McGrath has claimed Stephen Kenny should step down as Irish manager following his sides 1-0 defeat by Luxembourg last night and has suggested former Celtic boss Neil Lennon might be the man to take over. Writing on the...

Late winner seals points for the Drogs

Drogheda United...................................1 Waterford..............................................0   Trims Tim Clancy saw his side eke out the three points in the League Of Ireland Premier division  lash on Friday night, and while the win was deserved...

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