# Kildare

Last month
May 2023
# Venue
Nowlan Park to host Dublin's All-Ireland Round 2 clash with Kildare
The match will take place on 3 June.
# progression
Jack McKevitt the hero as Kildare stun Down
The Leinster champions trailed 1-3 to no score after 16 minutes on the clock and anything out of the game looked unlikely at that stage.
This year
# opening up
'Things start spiralling' - Johnston's regrets over Kildare transfer and 'dark time' gambling
Former Cavan captain Seanie Johnston has opened up in detail for the first time about his 2012 move to Kieran McGeeney’s Kildare.
# Late Late Show
Kildare's final flurry stuns Clare
It was their first win of the 2023 Allianz National Football League.
Last year
# Ruthless
Five-star Dublin put Kildare to the sword in one-sided Leinster final
Con O’Callaghan grabbed 1-5 as Dessie Farrell’s team completed the Leinster 12-in-a-row.
# Top Guns
Have Kildare the weapons to take down Dublin in the Leinster final?
Or have Dessie Farrell’s men rediscovered their Midas touch?
# Last Four
Kildare advance to Leinster final and send Westmeath into Tailteann Cup
The Lilywhites will play the winners of Dublin and Meath in the decider.
# The future is white
'It's coming. It's about time someone sparked life into Leinster'
How the Lilywhites got their house in order and started the production line rolling.
# All-Ireland U20FC
'It's parked' - Kildare players drove unsuccessful bid to hold All-Ireland final in Croke Park
The Lilywhites and Tyrone have no qualms with the decision to play the U20 football decider in Carrick-on-Shannon.
# Comment
Glenn Ryan plays down historic win, Dublin's relegation battle and can Kildare win Leinster?
5 talking points after Kildare’s Division 1 win over Dublin.
# lilywhites rising
Fourth straight league defeat for Dublin as Hyland's 1-5 guides Kildare to famous victory
Kildare beat Dublin to pile the pressure on Dessie Farrell.
All time
# question marks
'Obviously there has been a period of transition' - Farrell on talk of Dublin's demise
Dublin failed to beat the handicap in all three of their Leinster SFC outings.
# Lilywhites
O'Connor: 'Some of the commentary during the week was a bit over the top'
The Kildare boss felt the narrative coming into the game was that Dublin would hammer his team.
# Progress
Kildare show up well in Leinster final but Dublin make it 11 titles in-a-row
Daniel Flynn slammed in a 62nd minute goal for Kildare.
# Major blow
Kildare star likely to miss Leinster final against Dublin after knee injury
Kevin Feely had to leave the field during the first half of Kildare’s Leinster SFC semi-final win over Westmeath.
# Team news
Kildare and Westmeath stick ahead of Croke Park semi-final date
The sides meet in the Leinster SFC semi-finals on Sunday (2pm).
# Comment
Injury and suspension concerns, spitting allegation and looking ahead to Leinster
5 talking points after yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division 2 promotion semi-final between Meath and Kildare in Newbridge.
# Heated
Andy McEntee claims Meath player was 'spat on in the face' during defeat to Kildare
The incident involving full-back Conor McGill sparked a brawl that saw two players sent-off and three booked.
# fiery clash
3 red cards as Kildare defeat Meath to seal return to top flight for first time since 2018
The Lilywhites sealed promotion in this Division 2 semi-final.
# Lilywhites
Long-serving Kildare pair announce inter-county retirement
Keith Cribbin and Tommy Moolick hang up their boots.
# Tough Loss
Jack O'Connor: 'I've never been involved in a game with that kind of a scoreline'
It was a game of two halves as Kildare shipped five second-half goals to the Royals.
# Goal Rush
Kildare collapse as Meath turn on the style with 5 second-half goals to book Leinster final
Meath were six points down at half-time but ran out nine-point winners.
# Tough week
'That man hasn't much sleep got and emotionally it was very tough on him' - O'Connor hails brave Flynn
Neil Flynn arrived off the bench to clip three vital scores against Offaly just a day after his father’s funeral.
# Lilywhites
Spirited Offaly fight to the end but Kildare advance to Leinster semi-final
Darragh Kirwan shone with a six-point haul on his championship debut.
# 2010 Revisited
'I got very emotional on the field afterwards. I just felt, 'Is this me gone now?'
As their counties start out in 2020, Colm O’Neill, Mark Poland, Johnny Doyle and Karol Mannion reflect on a different football championship a decade ago.
# Lilywhites
Jack O'Connor hands out five championship debuts in Kildare's Leinster opener
Offaly boss John Maughan has also named his side.
# Division 2
Armagh celebrate going up and Laois produce stunning comeback on dramatic final league day
Jack O’Connor’s Kildare team are also safe after they defeated Westmeath.
# Lilywhites
Jimmy Hyland's 0-9 helps Kildare defeat Cavan to move back into promotion contention
Fergal Conway scored a second-half goal for Jack O’Connor’s side.
'It cut me to the bone': The meeting that changed everything for Kildare's longest-serving player
Former Lilywhites captain Eamonn Callaghan opens up about a pivotal talk with Kieran McGeeney on our Life Changing Moments podcast series with UPMC – the Official Healthcare Partner of the GAA/GPA.
# Shutdown
Doubts persist over inter-county season on sobering week for GAA
The GAA have informed clubs in Kildare, Offaly and Laois that outdoor facilities can re-open for training.
What impact will GAA shutdown have on Kildare, Laois and Offaly club schedules?
Action in the three counties was brought to a halt last Friday.
# johnny doyle
'It changed the whole outlook when Mick O'Dwyer arrived. He was the Messiah of football at the time'
Kildare’s football great Johnny Doyle is this week’s guest on the Warriors podcast.
# 2000: Revisited
'Passing tourists in Kildare can shout in the windows at people: 'Ye can’t score''
We reflect on the year Kildare were last kings of Leinster.
# Lilywhites
Vital win for Jack O'Connor's Kildare side as they defeat Laois to end losing streak
A vital five-point win in Portlaoise for Kildare.
Galway v Meath, Donegal v Monaghan - Sunday GAA football match tracker
A busy day of action in the Allianz football league around the country.
# Rossies
Roscommon back in promotion mix as goals from Cregg and Smith down Kildare
Both goals at Newbridge arrived after half-time.
# low-scoring affair
Laois book place in Leinster U20 final after edging past Kildare
Damon Larkin struck the only goal of the game for Eddie Kinsella’s side.
# Jason Ryan
Inter-county GAA not a hard sell, the enjoyment of coaching and Tier 2 football benefits
After roles with Wexford, Kildare and Cork over the last decade, Jason Ryan is now involved in grassroots GAA coaching in Waterford.
# Geezer
7 years after his messy departure, McGeeney's fingerprints remain all over Kildare
Ten players who won a Leinster U21 crown under Kieran McGeeney in 2013 are part of Jack O’Connor’s panel.
# jack the lad
Jack O'Connor enjoys winning start in Kildare while Tyrone power to top spot in Division 1
Daniel Flynn grabbed 1-2 on his competitive return for the Lilywhites.