Sport & Fitness

Gym Habits: Can coffee really give you a workout boost?

Posted on: 6th December, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Millions of people worldwide sip coffee every morning to kick start their day, but can we also use it to help us charge through those gym doors and knock out an excellent workout? It’s not so much the coffee that...

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Irish Draught Horse Breeders Association annual awards

Posted on: 6th December, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

It was the turn of the Cork / Kerry branch of the Irish Draught Horse Breeders Association to host the 2016 IDHBA Awards Banquet and Dinner Dance, which was held in the Celtic Ross Hotel in the picturesque surroundings of...

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Gabriels get ready for final showdown

Posted on: 2nd December, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Sean Kelleher has played a key role in propelling Gabriel Rangers to the cusp of Munster junior championship glory this season says John Bohane. The talented corner forward notched two points in their comprehensive nine point win achieved against Tipperary...

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Ireland’s first World WKA Champion in Thaiboxing crowned in Cork

Posted on: 8th November, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Tania Presutti reports Thaiboxing is growing in Ireland. Not only as a side note to Conor McGregor and MMA, but as a sport in its own right. Siam Warriors in Cork has been leading the way. Bringing big international stars...

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County success for West Cork

Posted on: 8th November, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Carbery Rangers bring home Senior County title Carbery Rangers captured the senior football county championship for the first time in their history following their thrilling three point win achieved against Ballincollig in Pairc Ui Rinn on Sunday, October 9. Ace...

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Drimoleague’s Denzil Fernandes aims high

Posted on: 8th November, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Denzil Fernandes from Drimoleague, has recently become the first ever product of the WCSL (West Cork Schoolboys League) to play in the UEFA Youth League, Europe’s elite youth soccer tournament for Cork City FC’s U19’s team. The Rebel Army faced...

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Cork Surf Life Saving smashes records at World Championships

Posted on: 11th October, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

September saw 35 members of Cork Surf Life Saving travel to Holland to compete in the Life Saving World Championships at Master, Senior and Youth levels. Cork also sent the first-ever Irish crew to compete in the Inflatable Rescue Boat...

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West Cork kickboxers achieve success at World Championships

Posted on: 11th October, 2016 in Sport & Fitness

Once again West Cork is celebrating its World Championship medal winners. West Cork Kickboxing Club fighters Grainne Begley and brother Sean Begley brought home Gold and Bronze medals respectively from the WAKO (World Association of Kickboxing Organisations) Junior and Older...

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