Sunday, May 28, 2023


Manager Finneran pleased with progress Ladies are making

Westmeath Ladies Senior football manager Michael Finneran is pleased with the progress his side are making.

Jason Keelan: The vagaries of Sam Maguire for Westmeath

Uncertainty...that was the feeling as Uach­taráin CLG, Larry McCarthy, and former Dublin star Paddy Andrews drew Westmeath alongside four-time winners, Tyrone, the eventual champions of Connacht, Galway, and the eventual beaten Ulster finalists Armagh, in the Sam Maguire group.

Ruthless Galway run riot to record easy win against weakened selection

A very depleted Westmeath side suffered a massive 34 point loss at the hands of Galway in this Leinster Senior Hurling Championship game played in TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar, last Saturday evening.

Missed chances prove costly as Westmeath U20 footballers exit Leinster

Westmeath Under 20 footballers exited this year’s Leinster Football Championship after a very disappointing display, during which they failed to score for the first 46 minutes of the game.

Dramatic finale sees Coláiste Mhuire crowned Champions

There was a sensational finish to this Leinster Colleges Brother Hubert Cup Final for First Year students when Coláiste Mhuire, Mullingar snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to overcome Good Counsel of Wexford by a solitary point.

Big week for Westmeath underage GAA teams

The Westmeath Senior football and hurling teams completed their Allianz National League campaigns the weekend before last.

Dolan looks for consistency in advance of the Leinster Championship

Westmeath senior footballers ended their Allianz League Division 3 campaign last Sunday with a six-point win over already relegated Tipperary in TEG Cusack Park, in what was a meaningless game for both sides. 

Disappointing Athletic slump to defeat

John Stapleton scored a hat-trick as St Peter’s eased their relegation fears by easily defeating Mullingar Athletic 4-1 in Gainstown last Friday evening in this CCFL Senior Division clash.

Mission accomplished but Fortune knows there’s even more to come

It was a case of mission accomplished but there is still more to come. That was the message from the Westmeath hurling camp after they recorded a four-point victory over Laois on Saturday last in Semple Stadium Thurles to retain their National Hurling League Division 1 status for another year.

‘We must do everything we can to maintain our Division 1 status’ – Fortune

Despite some heavy beatings in the group stages of the league, many of which could have been expected, Westmeath hurling manager Joe Fortune and his players will put all those results behind them when they take to the field in Semple Stadium, Thurles, for their vital relegation clash against Laois this Saturday.

Below par performance disappoints Dolan

Disappointment was the word used most often around the Westmeath dressing room area in St Joseph’s Park, Ederney, in Fermanagh last Saturday afternoon.

Superior Armagh prove too hot for Westmeath

Westmeath senior ladies football team just didn’t have enough in the tank to overcome Division Two’s strongest side, as they fell to a 15-point defeat away to Armagh at the Box-It Athletic Grounds on Sunday afternoon last.

Westmeath secure Division 2 status with victory over Laois

It was a case of - win and stay up - for Westmeath as 1-1 from midfielder Aoife Doherty contributed to a comfortable 8-point victory over a developing Laois side in the Very National League Division 2A Round 4 meeting, played in Joristown, Raharney, last Saturday afternoon.

Town close in on leaders after emphatic win

Mullingar Town closed to within two points of league leaders Monks­land United following this facile 7-1 win over Willow Park in D’Alton Park on Sunday morning last.

St Joseph’s GAA Club celebrate a memorable 2022

St Joseph’s GAA Club celebrated a very successful year for their club when they held their dinner dance in the Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar on Saturday night last.

Galway are next but Laois game is crucial for hurlers

“They are like a machine,” said Joe Fortune as he described Limerick, possibly the best hurling team to ever play in TEG Cusack Park, when he spoke to the media on Sunday last.

Six of the best from Athletic’s young guns

Mullingar Athletic’s Under 19 team marched into the Leinster FA Under 19 Cup semi final after a resounding 6-1 victory over Skerries Town in Gainstown last Saturday afternoon.

Shane Hopkins crowned European Under 18 Pool Champion

Congratulations to Mullingar pool player Shane Hopkins who was crowned European Under 18 Pool champion following his success in Malta recently at the European Pool Championships.

Westmeath show ruthless side as poor Saffrons are despatched

Regardless of the quality of the opposition the Westmeath senior footballers turned in one of their best displays ever as they comprehensively beat Antrim by 31 points in their Allianz League Division 3 game played in TEG Cusack Park last Sunday afternoon.

Bitter disappointment for Coláiste Mhuire as St. Pat’s Navan advance

At the end of this Post Primary Schools North Leinster Junior Football ‘A’ Championship semi-final the Coláiste Mhuire players fell to their knees in despair, having lost this semi-final by four points. In truth it was a game that could have gone either way, with the stronger, more physical St Pat’s side scoring their second goal with the last kick of the game to seal victory and a place in the final.