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,
THE Cork Autograss Racing Club are holding the thirrd round of the All Ireland Autograss Series in Castletown Kenneigh, Enniskeane on July 19th and 20th.
Last Sunday, July 6th, the rowers of the GalleyFlash travelled to Union Hall for the second round of the Celtic Ross sponsored South West championship. Once again, the club had a very successful day with 17 crews taking to the water on the day.
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.
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
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.
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)
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)
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
Kilmacsimon commence 2014 SWCYRA Championship in great style Last Sunday June 29th on a very pleasant summer’s afternoon in Baltimore the first round of the 2014 SWCYRA Championship got underway with nine clubs of the southwest division battling it out on the water.