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Seven local GAA clubs have received funding for the development and support of their underage activities. St Finbarr’s Hurling and Football Club, Ballyphehane, Erin’s Own, Sarsfields, White's Cross, Glanmire and Douglas are beneficiaries of Ryan’s SuperValu Group’s policy of supporting local clubs.

Denise Walsh of Ballyphehane GAA Club stated: “We have more...

Twenty-five countries are to compete this weekend in the fourth World Feeder Fishing Championships in Cork. Anglers from across the globe will be participating in the world class event co-sponsored by angling industry giants Tubertini and Van Den Eynde on Saturday, July 19th and Sunday, July 20th. The participants have already competed in five days of practise at the venue on the Inniscarra...

Two Cork transplant recipients are to represent Ireland at the European Games in Poland next month. Mike Keohane from Rosscarbery and Charlie Ryan from Cobh are part of a 34-strong team travelling to Krakow for the eighth European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships, running from Saturday August 16th to Saturday, August 23rd.

Both liver transplant recipients, Charlie will be...

Cork senior hurling management are "hopeful" that Cork captain Pa Cronin will have recovered fully in time for Cork's All-Ireland semi-final next month. The Bishopstown clubman sustained an uncomplicated fracture of his fibula in the Munster Senior Hurling Final last Sunday. The Rebels won their first Munster SHC title since 2006 on the day at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, securing...

Cork's camogie player of the decade will be recognised on All-Ireland final day in September. With the sport celebrating 110 years, the landmark anniversary is being celebrated with each county honouring a selected player. The County Player of the Decade refers to playing seasons in the period 2005-2014 inclusive as the centenary celebrations in 2004 provided for recognition of players for...

Irish sports broadcaster Setanta Sports has announced it will broadcast the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division between Bohemians and Cork City. The game will take place at Dalymount Park on Friday, July 25th. In order to facilitate the live transmission of the match, the kick-off time has been changed from 7.45pm to 8pm. However, before that clash Cork City face UCD at Turner's Cross...

Cork boxing clubs look set to benefit from a special grant of €975,000 allocated to the Irish Amateur Boxing Association. Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring made the announcement this week, with €750,000 of the allocation going to further extend the 2011 facilities initiative, which was devised to improve boxing facilities and, in particular, facilities to...

Over 100 yachts participated in this year's Volvo Cork Week, with the event drawing to a close today on Friday. The Crosshaven biennial regatta got underway earlier this week, as the first race featured the fleet of Irish and international boats starting just outside Roches Point.

Royal Cork Yacht Club's Anthony O'Leary and his Ker 39 Antix scooped the Class 1 IRC title, with Marc...

Cork's own star wheelchair rugby player Alan "Leggy" Dineen will be on the Irish team to play France in an international game tonight, Friday. Wheelchair rugby, also known as 'Murderball', is the fastest growing sport in the world and was the first sport to sell out in the London Paralympic games. In addition to spinal injuries, wheelchair rugby encompasses those with cerebral palsy...

Underage players at Bishopstown, Blarney, Courcey Rovers and Sliabh Rua camogie clubs are to show off their skills at the All Ireland Senior championship game in Páirc Uí Rinn next week. The Cork Senior Camogie team will host All-Ireland champions Galway in group one of the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship on Saturday, July 19th, with throw-in at 2.30pm.

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A 5km fun run/ family walk will take place in Kilmurry next week. The event will be held on Thursday, July 17th, at 7.30pm in the village, located off the N22 Cork to Macroom road. There will be prizes for first, second and third place male and female runners, with entry €7 for individuals and €15 for families. Registration is at Kilmurry National School from 6pm.

Cork’s hurlers will be hoping for a different result this time as the repeat of the 2013 Munster Final takes place this weekend. Jimmy Barry Murphy's side face Limerick in the Munster Senior Hurling Final on Sunday, July 13th at Páirc Uí Chaoimh (throw-in 4pm). The winners qualify for the All-Ireland Semi Final on Sunday, August 17th while the losers qualify for the All-...

Women's Fitness Plus at the Kinsale Roundabout raised a whopping €5000 during their Cycle to Sydney in 24 hours event recently. By using all their spinning bikes and having them running for 24 hours, the team covered the distance between Cork and Sydney, over 17,000km, all in aid of the Children's Unit at the CUH.

Proving that exercise really pays off, the 1000th member of a Cork fitness club scooped a prize worth €1,000. énergie Fitness Cork, which has been operating in Mahon Point for the past six months, welcomed their 1,000th member Nadia Krukovic this week. To mark the occasion, the Blackrock resident was surprised with a bottle of Champagne and a combination of prizes totaling over...

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