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‘Club comes first’ says Conor Sweeney

As the nights get longer and the snow begins to gather on the mountains (Galtees & Knockmealdowns) overlooking Ballyporeen, a major amount of joy from sport has warmed the hearts of its parishioners.  The victory of...

Kilworth’s new astroturf taking shape

Work has commenced on a new €200,000 astroturf project in Kilworth. Already fortunate to have a cluster of amenities close to the village, the astroturf, situated to the rear of Scoil Mhairtin National School, further enhances...

World champ back on home soil

— ‘Fun’ the secret of his success — Oisin O’Callaghan’s achievement is extraordinary, a world champion and professional sports man, all before he has completed his Leaving Certificate.

O’Keeffe and Crosse in the running for Horse Racing Ireland Awards

Doneraile jockey Darragh O’Keeffe, who set a record of 45 winners when taking the 2019/2020 conditional jockeys’ championship, is one of four contenders to take the title of National Hunt Achievement Award, when the...

John Kiely ‘understands’ club celebrations

Galbally native, Limerick hurling boss and the Abbey School (formerly Abbey CBS), Tipperary Town principal John Kiely, has made an impassioned defence of recent GAA club celebrations. During an online Zoom press conference to coincide with the...

Challengers put to the ‘Sword’

Araglin neighbours Des Kenneally and amateur rider Darragh Allen combined to win the mares’ maiden hurdle with Empors Sword at Clonmel last Thursday. It was a first training success for Allen on...

Ballyhooly Bullet hitting the target

Here is ‘The Ballyhooly Bullet’ in action as he takes on the country’s best motorcycle racers in a delayed championship.  Jamie Collins raced at the 2020 Dunlop Mondello Masters which finally got underway...

General registration open for IRONMAN Cork 2021 – as IRONMAN 70.3 set to swell event...

1,500 additional athletes are expected to compete over the IRONMAN weekend in Cork next year, with the announcement this week of the addition of IRONMAN® 70.3® Ireland, Cork on August 14, 2021.

Go Red to celebrate 30th anniversary for Cork GAA double win

Cork GAA and Marymount Hospice are calling on Cork to 'Go Red' on September 16 to mark the 30th anniversary of Cork winning the GAA double in 1990. Conor Cahalane, son of Niall Cahalane...

Former hurler aiming to unlock Tour de France potential

It has been quite a journey for Stephen Barrett in the last 15 years - from Castlelyons hurling, to a world leader in sports science working with cycling stars at the Tour de France,...

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