Category Archives: Sport

Mixed fortunes for locals in big rally

THERE were some power-packed performances produced by local crews but the laurels in this year’s Rentokil Initial Killarney Historic Stages Rally went to Owen Murphy and Anthony Nestor in their Talbot Sunbeam Lotus who made their mark around Moll’s Gap on Saturday and they were rewarded with pride of place on the victory podium. Second… Continue Reading

Minister gets in training for Ride Dingle

AN exciting new cycle sportif to be added to the cycle event calendar has been formally launched by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin. Elite Event Management, the organisers of the Ring of Beara Cycle and the Quest Adventure Series, will host the Ride Dingle event in conjunction with Dingle Cycling Club.… Continue Reading

Alex to answer Ireland’s call

A HUGELY promising young soccer player from Killarney has been selected for the provisional squad for the Republic of Ireland under training squad for a game against the Netherlands next April. Alex Hennigan of Killarney Athletic has received official confirmation of his inclusion from the FAI. Training will commence in the AUL complex in Malahide,… Continue Reading

Beaufort have that champion feeling

BRILLIANT Beaufort made their own sporting history this afternoon when they registered a sensational extra time victory over gritty Cork side Dromtarriffe in the Munster Club Junior Football Championship final in Mallow. A huge crowd is gathering at Beaufort Bridge and in the GAA clubhouse this Sunday night to welcome home their provincial championship heroes… Continue Reading