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The Winning Post – Scudamore

by  Stable Lad Earlier this week, the sad demise of Michael Scudamore, at age 81, brought to an end the life of the senior member of the Scudamore racing dynasty, all of which goes back in the sport to 1949, when the then young Michael rode his first winner at Chepstow, at the beginning of a career that was to bring him many famous winners. Though never champion jockey, he,

Bandon AC notes

Bandon AC’s youngest athletes were in action again on Saturday 21st June when they headed to Tullamore for their final competition of the season, the U9-U11 All Ireland team competition. We had 9 pairs and 4 relay teams competing at this very high level.

Juniors advance to Semi-final V Bride Rovers

JBFC V Ballinacurra Kilmeen travelled to Kilmurry on Saturday evening last to take on last year’s beaten finalists Balinacurra in the quarter final of the Junior B football county championship. The sides exchanged scores during the opening quarter of the game before Darragh Coakley netted the ball into the Balinacurra net. Shane Buttimer scored Kilmeen’s second goal soon after which saw the boys in blue leading 2-06 to 0-07 at half time.   Kilmeen pushed

Sports Capital Grants funding announced for West Cork

More than €600,000 has been approved for clubs across West Cork in funding under the 2014 Sports Capital grants which were announced recently.   Among the successful clubs in West Cork were The Sáile project in Kinsale and Timoleague Community Association who were each awarded €150,000. Other big winners in West Cork were Castlehaven GAA club was awarded €141,000 and Kilbrittain GAA which was granted €120,000.

Irish Dragon National Championship 2014 in Kinsale a big success

THE 2014 Dragon Class Irish National Championship was held in Kinsale between June 26th and 29th. The entry was an impressive 21 boats and the race organisers were particularly delighted to welcome 9 boats from the UK.   Racing began on Thursday 26th June in both glorious sunshine and torrential downpours. The wind was shifty and problematic but 2 races were completed with IRL216 Chimaera ( Craig, Mathews & Pettitt)

GalleyFlash Rowing Club Notes

The rowers of the GalleyFlash Rowing Club got their South West championship campaign underway last Sunday, June 29th in Baltimore. With a number of championship debutantes in their midst, the club had a hugely successful day at such an early stage in the season. The rowers on the day representing the Galley were as follows: U12 Ladies (2nd) Áine O’Brien, Aibhin Ruddy, Lucy Quirke, Ciara O’Driscoll & Danny Hayes (Cox)

Kilmeen underage GAA notes

Junior Footballers record wins over Garnish & Glengarriff!   Kilmeen played host to Garnish on Sunday morning in the Junior football league. The boys in blue had a great opening half scoring 8 points from play to Garnish’s five points. Kilmeen pushed ahead in the second and ran out winners 1-12 to 0-08.   Team: William Tyner, Dylan Coffey, Ray Collins, Liam O Brien, Shane Buttimer, Don Mc Carthy, Shane O