Sport & Fitness

Kilmacabea celebrates historic victory

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

A beaming Richie is still coming to terms with their famous victory. “It was a great feeling to win the junior A football championship. It has been our goal for a long time. We worked hard all year and it...

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Bright hurling future ahead for Clon players

Posted on: 5th October, 2017 in Sport & Fitness

Clonakilty won the Flyer Nyhan Cup for the 16th time in their history on a final scoreline of 2-21 to 1-16. Denis Murphy who played a prominent role throughout their championship campaign had the proud honour of lifting the cup...

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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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A look back at Ireland’s biggest beach workout!

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

The night before I had carefully planned the workout that we were going to do on the day. That may sound like a simple task, but there were many factors to think about. I was going to be dealing with...

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Stretch, bend and squat

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

It could sound like a headline from the new ’Movement’ fitness fad, but in reality, this was a phrase I would hear almost every day as a toddler.  As I mentioned in my column last month, the Danish national radio...

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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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Lee’s and Nils: West Cork clubs in the city

Posted on: 4th July, 2017 in Features

Gaelic football in Cork has always been strongest in the west of the rebel county while hurling claimed dominance in the city, but in the late 19th century, two football clubs with a West Cork flavour sprung up on the...

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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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