St Colums U12 footballers finished off their season with a hard fought victory over Ballinascarthy in their final last Monday. Playing with the elements in the first half Colums led 1 – 9 to 1 – 1. Against the wind in the second half Ballinascarthy quickly took control with a goal and three well taken points. Colums however began to get the upper hand again and finished the game strongly.
As another season kicks off for Bantry Bay RFC committee and coaches reflect on the current strong position of the club. The home pitch at Ballycommane Park, Durrus is a huge boost for the club. The club is hugely indebted to Eugene Hickey & family for allowing us use of this former soccer grounds. The pitch has been transformed over the summer by the generous labour of players & members
Great day out at U10 Football Blitz Finale! U10 Football The U10 footballers travelled to Skibbereen on Saturday morning to take part in the final football blitz of the season. These blitzes are a wonderful opportunity for children to develop their football skills in a fun, non-competitive environment. The skills and confidence of all these young players have developed substantially over the past few months. On Saturday, the U10’s played
THE image of Ray Houghton’s left footed shot nestling in the back of Italian goalkeeper Gianluca Pagliuca’s net in the Giants Stadium, New York at World Cup 1994 left an indelible mark on an era for Irish soccer that has become enshrined in legend. International success provoked a growing interest in soccer at local level and this was reflected by the emergence of new soccer clubs nationwide. Against this backdrop,
Bantry Blues U16 hurlers came away with the spoils following a good win over Fastnet Gaels in a breezy Skibbereen on Sunday last in the West Cork League Final.
Kilmeen Juniors & Minors qualify for county final! Junior Football Kilmeen played the Junior B football league semi-final against Tracton on Sunday morning 19th Oct 2014 in Bandon. Kilmeen lost the toss and played into a stiff breeze during the first half. However the boys in blue went in at half time leading 1-02 to 0-03 much to the credit of a great team effort which saw James Clancy rattle the Tracton net in
Saturday, 18 October 2014 O Herlihy Bacon U18 Group A Bunratty United U18’s 3 v 3 Skibbereen U18’s West Cork League U18 Group B Castlelack U18’s 2 v 8 Togher Celtic U18’s Drinagh Rangers U18’s 0 v 11 Bay Rovers U18’s Munster Junior Cup [Round 1] Youghal United 1 v 0 Riverside Athletic [Round 1] Skibbereen 6 v 0 Wilton United Munster Youths Cup [Round 2] Lyre Rovers U18’s
County Senior Football Championship Final 19/10/2014 Ballincollig 1-13 vs 1-10 Carbery Rangers Premier Intermediate Football Championship Final 19/10/2014 Valley Rovers 0-12 vs 0-7 Na Piarsaigh U21 B Hurling Championship FInal 18/10/2014 Clonakilty 0-7 vs 6-14 Killeagh/Itas Division 1 Hurling League Final 18/10/2014 Ballinhassig 3-17 vs 2-8 Ballyhea Rochestown Park Div. 1 Football League Knock-Out Stage 19/10/2014 Nemo Rangers 1-12 vs 0-9 O Donovan Rossa Division 3 Football League Relegation Play-off
Hurling took centre stage in the club this week. On Friday the under 12 hurlers won the west cork league final with a victory over Clonakilty. All the players put in a great performance and were a credit to their team mentors John O’Shea and Eamonn McCarthy. On Saturday evening the Junior B hurlers also won their league final beating Randal Og on a scoreline of 5-17 to 0-10. After
Kilmeen Juniors Advance to West Cork Football Final Kilmeen travelled to Ahiohill on Saturday evening last to take on Bandon in the West Cork Junior B football semi-final. It was a tight affair for the first 15 minutes of the game with Darragh Coakley denied a goal on three occasions. Kilmeen were the only scorers of the opening quarter registering just one point. Bandon’s defence could not keep out Kilmeen’s