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It’s the Gold-en girls as Workmen triumph

A NEW generation of brilliant young oarswomen from Killarney stole the show at the hotly contested three-day Irish Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre in Cork last weekend. A powerful young crew from Workmen’s Rowing Club clinched gold and celebrated accordingly on the podium after winning the under 14 4X final in brilliant style,… Continue Reading

On yer bike for the hamper ride

Padraig Harnett reports THE annual Christmas Hamper ride, like Santa, is just round the corner. Killorglin Cycling Club’s big event will which take place on Sunday, December 10  and the organisers have opted to keep the same format as last year with a 50km route from Killorglin to Killarney, Farranfore, Firies, Castlemaine and Miltown before… Continue Reading

Run with Ruby to help jockeys

WITH eight top Irish jockeys currently among the walking wounded – including Kerry’s Bryan Cooper who is recovering from surgery on his leg – a major new initiative has been launched to raise funds for injured jockeys. Eleven-time National Hunt champion Ruby Walsh was joined by trainee jockeys from the Racing Academy and Centre of Education to… Continue Reading

Killarney takes third and fourth

Report: Pat Harnett THE third round of the Cycling Clubs of Kerry road race League took place in Currow with over 80 riders involved and it produced the third different winner of the season. Tom Knight of the Nicolas Roche Performance Team registered a narrow win when he just got the better of Oran Pierse… Continue Reading

Deerpark stars in Munster bid

KERRY will have a total of 14 players participating, in three grades, in the Munster Matchplay pitch and putt finals at the Lakeside Pitch and Putt Club, Templemore, Co Tipperary at the weekend. In the seniors Damien Fleming, John McGrath and Jason O’Brien from the Deerpark Club in Killarney and Tralee’s Tony Blake fly the flag.… Continue Reading