Sports Life – Interviews

West Cork’s Queen of the road

Posted on: 3rd April, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

Timoleague road bowler Hannah Sexton was recently recognised for her road bowling prowess when she was awarded the Female Bowler of the Year for 2017. She was presented with her prestigious award by former Sports Minister Bernard Allen at a...

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National success for Castletownshend basketball star

Posted on: 9th March, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

Castletownshend basketball star Kellie Cahalane recently captained the Fr Mathews basketball team to success in the Senior Women’s cup final at the National Basketball Arena in Dublin. Kellie played a key role in propelling the Cork City based basketball team...

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Cronin’s name enshrined in rallying history books

Posted on: 6th February, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

Keith was recognised for his driving prowess when he won the Manley Memorial Cup recently. The West Cork man was delighted to accept the 2017 Irish International Driver of the Year award, which is voted for by members of the...

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Talented Enniskeane athlete looks ahead to European Cross Country Championships

Posted on: 15th January, 2018 in Sport & Fitness

Talented Enniskeane athlete Fiona Everard enjoyed a very strong campaign throughout the 2017 athletics season. The West Cork athlete, who is a member of Bandon AC, recently helped the Ireland U20 ladies team finish a very credible seventh in Europe,...

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Castlehaven bowling heroine crowned All-Ireland champion

Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Castlehaven heroine Mairead O’Driscoll recently captured All-Ireland intermediate bowling glory when she defeated the Ulster champion Emma Jane O’Neill to claim an historic championship success. The West Cork bowling star was deservedly given a heroes welcome upon her return home...

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Another season of thrilling wins for West Cork jockey

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

West Cork professional horse racing jockey Noel Fehily has enjoyed considerable success during his professional career with notable triumphs, which include winning both the King George VI Chase and the prestigious Champion Hurdle in Cheltenham on two occasions. Noel enjoyed...

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Denise reveals fierce drive behind rowing success

Posted on: 29th June, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Skibbereen RC member Denise Walsh has made a brilliant start to the rowing season. The talented rower delivered a sensational performance, which enabled her to recently capture a silver medal at the European Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. She quickly...

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Cork gearing up for a good campaign

Posted on: 9th June, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Cork senior football manager Peadar Healy has endured a tough spell in charge of the Rebels since he took over from Brian Cuthbert. The Cork footballers have at times struggled for consistency, but the Ballyvourney native, who works as a...

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