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THE sport of harness racing prides itself in being woven into the fabric of the local communities around the West Cork region

But manager admits big improvement is needed

Emma Fitzpatrick gains revenge

20:03 Sat 22 Nov 2014

THE women's double header at Grange on Saturday was completed with the final of the Queen of the Road qualifying competition

Published: 16:03 Sat 22 Nov 2014
Skibbereen hooker Dave Jennings catches the opposition off-guard as he slips through the defence to score his side's first try against Old Christians in their MJ Clubs Challenge Cup quarter-final clash at the Showgrounds on Sunday last.

THE Skibbereen first team reached the semi-final stage of the Munster Junior Clubs Challenge Cup on Sunday last courtesy of a 21-16 victory over city club Old Christians

Published: 08:00 Sat 22 Nov 2014

Southern Star November 22 2014

Published: 13:03 Wed 19 Nov 2014
Fight club: Lloyd Manning, Muskerry Judo Club, who travels to Tokyo on November 19th to compete in the Sambo World Championships.

A TOP-LEVEL Macroom judo and sambo practitioner has earned a place in two top competitions at world and European level

Published: 14:04 Tue 18 Nov 2014
History makers: The Castletownbere U16 girls' basketball team pictured before their first game; back from left, Niamh Twomey, Renee Waschkowitz, Ciara Hanley, Olivia Harrington, Lena Sullivan and Stacey Williamson; front from left, Rebecca O'Neill, Emilij

IT was an historic slam-dunk moment for Beara basketball.

Published: 17:04 Mon 17 Nov 2014
John Casey

MACROOM Boxing Club's John Casey has passed a 'once-in-a-lifetime' course that means he can now referee a boxing match anywhere in the world

Published: 09:03 Mon 17 Nov 2014
Three of the best: Brodie Edmead, Connell O'Herlihy and Nancy Edmead, Clonakilty Penguins Swim Club, at the Munster championships in UL.

THREE Clonakilty Penguins' swimmers made huge waves at the recent Munster Short Course Swimming Championships

Published: 11:02 Sun 16 Nov 2014
When greats collide: At the presentation to players following last Sunday's CoAction benefit score at The Marsh Road, Skibbereen, from left, Susan Greene, chairperson, Bol Chumann, Christy Mullins, Michael Toal, and Shiela Carroll, CoAction.

THE Mullins-Toal confrontation was the expected crowd-puller at The Marsh Road, Skibbereen, on Sunday.

Published: 16:04 Sat 15 Nov 2014
Big event: At the launch of Ballincollig's Night at the Dogs fundraiser at Curraheen Park were, from left, Liam ennings and Patrick Kelly with Belle of Ballincollig, Laura Barry.

Ballincollig travel to Tralee for semi-final with Austin Stacks

Published: 17:11 Fri 14 Nov 2014
Men in black: Richard Conroy, right, pictured with Dermot Gallagher.

RICHARD Conroy, West Cork League Referees Society Chairman, was a special guest of John Delaney, FAI CEO

Published: 03:03 Fri 14 Nov 2014
One step ahead: Gabriel Rangers' Shane McCarthy is challenged by Carbery Rangers'

Three first-half goals help Carbery Rangers through to divisional final against St Mary's

Published: 11:03 Sat 22 Nov 2014
 Hard shoulder: St Mary's John Daly (right) comes in with a challenge on Carbery Rangers' Daniel Hodnett during the Clona Milk U21 C hurling championship final on Saturday.

As Rosscarbery side's U21 hurlers overcome St Mary's

Published: 15:04 Fri 21 Nov 2014
Boxed in: Clonakilty's Ailbhe Dowling is held by Rosscarbery's Sinéad O'Brien and Clíona Maguire during the West Cork ladies senior football final at Clonakilty on Sunday.

Pulled away in second half from hard-trying Carbery Rangers

Published: 09:03 Wed 19 Nov 2014
Fantastic year: The Kilmacsimon senior ladies crew that were crowned SWCYRA champions for 2014; Emma Davidson, Emily Beecher, cox Tadgh Collins, Laura O'Neill, Margaret Bennett, Melanie Hunt and Susan O'Donovan.

THE opening Saturday night of November saw the South West coastal rowers from across West Cork prove they can keep rhythm on the dance floor just as well as they can row

Published: 10:03 Tue 18 Nov 2014
Tee time: The Cork ladies' footballer golf classic will be held at Castlemartyr Hotel Resort later this month.

CORK ladies football captain Briege Corkery has called on all keen golfers to rise to the challenge of their annual golf classic

Published: 13:03 Mon 17 Nov 2014

WHISPER it quietly but the countdown to Christmas is on

Published: 15:03 Sun 16 Nov 2014
Proud: Emma Spillane, centre, pictured with Aoife, Marie, grandmother Joan Spillane and Phil Spillane at the awards night in the Celtic Ross Hotel.

SHE is one of the rising stars of West Cork ladies' football

Published: 17:19 Sat 15 Nov 2014

THE death has occurred of Venerable Archdeacon Michael O'Brien, better known to a generation of Cork GAA supporters as 'the Canon'.

Published: 13:13 Sat 15 Nov 2014
Pictured at the Eyeries five-mile road race: Trish O'Driscoll, Lauragh; Breda O'Sullivan, Ardgroom; Niamh Murphy, Eyeries; Kate O'Regan, Castletownbere.

THE first Eyeries five-mile road race took place last Saturday and attracted a huge entry

Published: 09:30 Fri 14 Nov 2014
Class acts: The Dohenys team celebrates their victory over Bantry Blues in the West Cork ladies' junior B football final at Church Cross on Sunday.

THE Church Cross pitch was in immaculate shape, the weather was perfect, and Dohenys and Bantry lady footballers served up a contest that was thrilling and exciting

Published: 08:55 Tue 11 Nov 2014
Reardens All-Stars

County champions Ballincollig and Sarsfields were the big winners at the Reardens Club All-Star awards on Monday night.

Southern Star Sports Poll

In light of Aidan Walsh's decision to concentrate on Cork hurling next season, is there room for dual players in modern-day GAA?