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Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA notes

U21 footballers through to County Semi-Final U21 Football The U21 footballers qualified for a County semi-final by defeating Castlelyons on Sunday evening last. This was a tough physical encounter with both sides shooting wides early on. Castlelyons struck for the first goal of the game inside ten minutes. This was to be their only score of the first half. Following this score, Kilmeen employed a sweeper for the remainder of

GalleyFlash Rowing Club Notes

On Sunday last, April 19th, GalleyFlash Rowing Club held its annual Two Oar Challenge in Kilkern Lake. Over 40 crews took part on the day representing Kilmacsimon, Courtmacsherry, Ring, Myross, Rushbrooke, Whitegate and the host club GalleyFlash. The Pre Veteran Men’s category was won by Courtmacsherry, who were represented by Denis Griffin and Denis O’Donovan.

Kilmeen / Kilbree GAA notes

Kilbree U12 girls are all set for the “trip to Tipp”!   Kilbree’s U12 camogie team have been invited to take part in a Munster blitz in Thurles next Saturday.  They will play New Inn (Tipperary), Treaty Gaels (Limerick) and Tralee Parnells (Kerry).  It is a great honour for these girls to fly the flag for West Cork at this event.  Some teams will qualify for a visit to Croke

Cork Nippers win All Ireland

A TEAM of 40 “Nippers”, who recently qualified at the Munster Final in Fermoy, represented Cork at the All Ireland Life Saving Championships at Leisure Land, Galway recently. Competition was strong with more than 200 competitors from counties Cork, Clare, Waterford, Wexford, Wicklow, Dublin, Louth, Kilkenny, Donegal, Sligo and Mayo taking part.

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

U21 Crowned Worthy Champions The U21 footballers were crowned worthy West Cork B Champions on Sunday in a sun soaked Dunmanway. Diarmuid O’Mathunas were the opposition but the Kilmeen lads were deemed comprehensive winners. The final score was Kilmeen 4-08 to Diarmuid O’Mathunas 1-08. Kilmeen displayed a cohesive team effort from the start. Both B & C finals were great games of football. Kilmeen led throughout the entire match in

St. Colum’s Camogie News

St. Colum’s Camogie had started back training. The training schedule is: Under 6’s and  Under 8’s Thursdays 6:00pm to 7:00pm; Under 10’s and Under 12’s Thursdays 7:00pm -8:00pm ;Under 14’s and Under 16’s Mondays 7:00pm – 8:00pm. All training takes place in St. Colum’s hall and grounds. Interested girls are always welcome to give Camogie a try for a session. St. Colum’s Camogie caters for 5 years up to 18

GalleyFlash Rowing Club notes

Thirty years ago, Dinny Hayes, PatJoe Harrington and Barry McSweeney traveled to Baltimore to collect “The Rising Sun” from boat builder Billy ‘Andy’ O’Driscoll. Little did they know that the club would become the success story it now is. In its first year, in 1985, the GalleyFlash Junior crew won the SWCYR championship. This was to be the first of many West Cork titles. In the years that have followed

West Cork Kickboxers shine at Irish Open

West Cork Kickboxing Club had seven fighters competing at the Irish Open International Kickboxing Championships held in Dublin recently. This year’s Open Championship was the biggest to date with just under 4,000 fighters registering to compete. This Open Championship is one of the world’s largest with fighters travelling from as far afield as New Zealand and America to take part.

Kilmeen GAA notes

Successful weekend for U21 & U16 footballers!   U21 Football Championship   The Kilmeen U21 footballers opened their championship campaign on Friday evening last against Tadgh Mac Carthaigh. This was a very close and tense affair with Tadgh Mac Carthaigh having the better exchanges in the first half. Trailing by four points at half time, Kilmeen created better scoring chances in the second half and the teams could not be