Sporting Flashbacks

5 years ago…..2003 National Football League Division 2 semi-final: Roscommon 3-7 Louth 1-12. Roscommon team: Y Dolan; M Beades, C Watson, M Keegan; U Brooks, A McGeeney, L Tully; A Creighton (1-1), C Conway; E Mannion, N Fallon, C McCann; AM Carley (0-1), S Carty (2-4), E Casey. AIL Div. 1: Buccaneers 28 Ballymena 28. National Hurling League Division 2 relegation play-off: Wicklow 5-19 Roscommon 2-8.  Roscommon & District League U-18 Cup Final: Glen Celtic 2 Skyvalley Rovers 0.  2002 O’Rourke Cup Final: Kilmore 0-16 Strokestown 1-12 (AET). Kilmore: A Glancy; E Glancy, F Carroll, S Sharkey; D Foley, A Dockery (0-1), D Tiernan; D Connellan (0-1), G Carroll (0-2); D Connellan (0-2), E Flood, J Gilchrist; J Crowe (0-1), D Dorr, P Caslin (0-9). Subs: P Carroll, G Flood, B Burke. Strokestown: D Hanly; N Owens, D Cassidy, A Cassidy; D Donlon, M Beirne, E Collins; L Shiel, D Hayes; J Rogers (0-1), S Flaherty, R Shiel; L Dolan (0-11), KJ Dolan, C Silke (1-0). Subs: R Owens, D Parker, K Bosquette, J Rogers. 10 years ago…..1998 National Hurling League: Carlow 2-10 Roscommon 1-4. Roscommon: A Tully; T Healy, M Mulry, P Mannion; A Coyne, M Healy, B Mulry; M Cunniffe, L Murray (0-2); R Mulry, D Lohan, M Tarpey; J Mannion, C Kelly (0-1), P Regan (1-1). Subs: J Mulvey, T Ryan, C Sweeney.  Connacht Junior Football Championship: Roscommon 2-8 Mayo 0-7. Roscommon: Chris Grogan; D Gavigan, R Owens, R Doorey; C Farrell, Ciaran Grogan, M Kelly; M Ryan (0-1), J Heneghan (1-1); O O’Donoghue, K Murphy (1-1), E Lohan (0-3); F Dolan, S Casey (0-2), P Caslin. Sub: L Dowd, J Conroy.  15 years ago…..1993 Connacht Junior Cup Final (at Galway Sportsground): Creggs 6 (Ger Dowd drop goal; Kieran Dowd penalty) Connemara 3. Creggs: K Dowd, T Lyons, L Daly, S Brandon (capt.), T Hoban, G Dowd, K Kelly, V Collins, N Coen, J Higgins, J Ryan, K O’Rourke, R Ward, B Kilcommins, L Callaghan. Subs: J Gavin, F Brandon.  Connacht U-21 football semi-final: Roscommon 0-10 Leitrim 0-7. Roscommon: B Morkan; C Heneghan, L Sheil, B Butler; R Doorey, P Raftery, R O’Callaghan; C Kelly, T O’Reilly; K Murphy (0-2), D Duggan (0-5), G Carroll; P Glennon, D Connellan (0-2), D Washington (0-1). Sub: F O’Donnell for Glennon.  All-Ireland Voc. Schools senior football ‘A’ semi-final: Athlone CC 0-10 Cavan VS 0-5.  Connacht Minor Football League: Roscommon 1-10 Leitrim 1-7.  In handball Mickey Walshe won his first Masters All-Ireland title when he beat Eugene Kelly of Dublin 21-16, 21-20 at Kilbeggan.