Last weekend was a busy one for members of GalleyFlash Rowing Club with two regattas in two days. Following the cancellation of Ring regatta two weeks previous due to poor weather, the first regatta of the 2015 season was held earlier on Saturday last, May 16th, in Kilmacsimon. This was a good opportunity for crews to get some race practice under their belts before the commencement of the championship season
by John Bohane BANDON AFC recently celebrated securing promotion back to the Munster Senior League Premier Division following a year plying their trade in the First Division. The West Cork outfit clinched the first division championship crown for the first time in their history following their 3-1 home win achieved against Mayfield United. This win ensured Bandon will once again be competing with the elite teams in the Munster Senior
St Colums v Ahan Gaels St Colums Under 14 footballers played a highly entertaining league game against Ahan Gaels in Enniskeane on Thursday 14th last. The home team started at a blistering pace and midway through the first half were 10 points ahead with some great forward play. Colums fought back and helped by goals from Conor Doody, Mike O’Shea and Jack Desmond and a good point by Patrick Goggin
Junior Hurlers get ready for Championship! As championship time draws close, the junior hurlers played two matches in the past week. On Tuesday evening in Castletownkenneigh they played out a draw against Diarmuid O’Mathunas. The final score was Kilbree 0-16 to Diarmuid O’Mathunas 0-16.
Junior Footballers kick start their county campaign with a win! On Saturday evening the junior footballers commenced their county campaign with a convincing win over Shanballymore in Blarney. Kilmeen were always in front in this encounter and lead by ten points to one at half time. Kilmeen’s dominance continued in the second half and they were victorious at the full time whistle. The final score was Kilmeen 2-15 to
South Coast Indoor Rowing Championships Kilmacsimon Rowing Club was well represented at this year’s South Coast Indoor Rowing Championship. Twenty club members took part this year with eight gold medals: Sarah Neary, J15 Girls; David McCarthy (J16 Boys); Cathal Cummins ( J18 Boys); Eamon Geary (LW Men); Áine Weldon ( LW Ladies); Laura O’ Neill (Open Ladies); Marie Geary (Masters Ladies); Kilmacsimon Underage Relay Team, four silver medals: James Mulcahy
Skibbereen U14’s League and Cup rugby championships ON the 19th April 2015 at the PBC grounds in Wilton, Skibbereen U 14’s were crowned South Munster League Champions. In perfect conditions the Skibbereen boys gave a near flawless display to cap a terrific league campaign. Skibb played with the aid of a slight breeze in the first half, but it was the physically stronger Cobh team who were applying all the pressure for the first
Minor Football Championship On Wednesday evening last the minor footballers took on St Nicks in Kilmurry in the Premier 2 Minor Football Championship. Having lost to Inniscarra in the preliminary round, Kilmeen were keen to make amends. Utilising a strong wind to their advantage in the first half, Kilmeen were ahead 2-3 to no score after eight minutes.
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
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.