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This week's news - Friday, 25th July, 2014


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Castlerosse
Golf Club
Results
Competition played on Sunday 21st July, 18 hole Strokeplay, Winner, Peter McGrath (23) net 61.
Runner up, Michael Leahy (19) net 63. Overall 3rd place Jason O’Mahony (18) net 70.
Results, Scramble played on Thursday 3rd July, 3 person scramble, winners Mick Clifford, Daniel Shine & Kieran McConnell.
Fixtures
Scramble each Thursday evening @ 6.15pm, meet at 6pm in Club House, open to Ladies & Gents, Guests welcome. Come and enjoy 9 holes of golf at very reasonable cost.
Next weekend 18 hole Stableford, play Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Register on sheet at Castlerosse.

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Killarney
Rugby Club
TAG Rugby continues at Killarney Community College every Tuesday from 7pm- just off Port Road on New Road we welcome beginners and newcomers to try out this fun event and learn a new sport. It is 7-a-side rugby but without the contact. Instead to tackle a player you just whip the tag off the players hips. Fast and fun you will get a chance to get fit and meet new people. €5 per person on the night.
Run Killarney - Thanks to Anne Fleming our wonderful Secretary who brought together a host of volunteers to operate water stations and stewarding for the Marathon last Saturday in the National Park and all the way to Sneem and back. Our sincere thanks to all who gave their time. The club receives a small donation towards the development funds and we thank those who gave their time yet again.
Senior Training has begun and is presently taking place on Tuesday and Friday nights at Knockreer at 7:30pm. A large contingent has joined the pre-season training under the masterful eye of John Nikora. We are so far having good turnouts for training and new faces are matched by some older gents who are coming out of hiding for a number of different reasons but great to have ye back guys - just remember to stretch it out. Good to see Paudie Sheahan back into light jogging too after a serious leg injury. His determination typifies why he had one of the highest kicking rations in all of Munster last year from his trusty boot. He and his brother Mike practice regularly at Ballycasheen and this pays off big time. Hopefully Paudie will give the leg the right amount of time to regain its full strength so he can chance a game before the end of the season. Sheahan’s and patience is often a troubled mix! Good to see you back Paud. Any new players are most welcome.
FUNDRAISING we are continuously fundraising despite the promised Capital Grant we have a huge shortfall to build the 3 pitches needed. For the coming season the Mini Rugby will be able to use the facilities once all goes according to development plans and the changing facilities are also sorted. †We plan to have club merchandise on sale for players and supporters alike in the new pavilion and accommodate meetings and other key club functions as time goes on. We urgently need you to follow up on any outstanding collections of funds from generous donors in your area. Some donors have pledged sponsorship deals over a few seasons and these need to be collected too.
On Wednesday next, 30th July, we have 8 Munster Squad players arriving for the ‘Round Munster Challenge. The club hosts the players for the night and get them involved in awareness activities on behalf of the host club. We arrange accommodation and fuel for the lads so itís up to us to make the most of them while they are here. So watch out for Facebook, texts and other notes coming at you to say what we are doing and where the Legends will be at and how you can meet and have fun with them on the night. They will certainly be visiting the new grounds where itís likely they will have to help with painting the ‘new’ clubhouse among other jobs! They head for Dingle the following noon.
NEW Arrival - congratulations to Eamon and Anita Maguire on the arrival of beautiful daughter Alexandra Rose slightly ahead of schedule! Great news all doing well and it didn't knock a feather out of Eamon!

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Kenmare Golf Club
Results
Capts Prize to the LADIES:
1st Maura Murphy [28] 66 nett
2nd Angela Brosnan [27] 66
3rd Caroline Crowley [25] 68
Best Gross: Margaret Hanley [18] 90 nett.
Men:
1st Rory O’Sullivan [5] 41pts
2nd James O’Donoghue [10] 40pts
3rd Bertie McSwiney [21] 40pts.
Fixture
Brosnan Memorial Scramble - 3 Person Team - Arrange.

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Killarney Golf
Men’s Club
Singles V Par
Mahony’s Point, 20/7/14
1st Stephen Broderick (18) 6Up
2nd Michael Coleman (20) 5 Up
3rd David O’Donoghue (5) 5 Up
4th Colum Fraser (7) 5 Up
5th Brendan O’Toole (3) 5Up
CAT 1 (0-6) Paul Murphy (5) 4Up
CAT 2 (7-11) Conor Houlihan (8) 4 Up
CAT 3 (12-17) Rory F O’Sullivan (16) 3Up
CAT 4 (18+) Stephen O’Brien (18) 4 Up
CSS plus 1
Open Day
The next Open day is on 30th July on Killeen. Visitor Entry Fee: €40, Member Entry Fee: €10
Format: Singles Stableford.

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St. Finans Ladies
Golf Society
Friday 18th July, a successful outing, was held in Kanturk G.C. Under exceptional weather, course conditions and also hospitality.
1st Eileen Devane H/C28 with 35pts.
2nd Mary Conway H/C33 with 32pts.
3rd Patricia Lynch H/C21 with 31pts.
Fr 9. Eileen O’Reilly (Lady Captain) H/C28 with 19pts.
Bk 9. Eileen McGee. H/C30 with 15pts.
Next Outing lady Captain Eileen O’Reillys Prize Day is on 8th August in Killorglin G.C. Tee time 9.30am.
We send our heartfelt commiserations to Ger Lenihan, daughter Erin, and son Jack, on the untimely death of Agnes recently. May she rest in peace.

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Beaufort Golf Club (Ladies Branch)
Results
Sunday 20th July - Lady Captain Day - 18 hole Stroke Competition
1st Teresa Clifford (31) 72 Nett
2nd Margaret Guerin (26) 75 Nett
3rd Noleen Mackessy (26) 75 Nett
Back 9: Joan O’Sullivan (23)
Front 9: Olive Sheehy (29)
16th July 2014 - Club Scramble
Winners: Vinginyus (24), Lenny Morris (10), Josie O’Shea (33) - 26 3/7th
FIXTURES
26th/27th July - Captains Charity Rumble (Team of 3)
Club Scramble continues Wednesday 23rd July at 6.30pm.
Membership
Contact Beaufort Golf Club or website www/beaufort-golf-club.com for latest offers on membership and green fees. Phone: 064 66 44440, Email: info@beaufortgolfresort.com

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Beaufort Golf Club (Men’s Results)
Results
20th July - Captain’s Prize - 4th Round GOTY - Stroke (White Tees). Longest Drive.
1st James Jones (11) 66 Nett
2nd Gabhain O’Loughlin (13) 66 Nett
3rd Derek Lyttle (21) 68 Nett
4th Billy Moynihan (15) 68 Nett
5th Robin Suter (9) 72 Nett
Past Captain: Eamonn Reidy (19) 79 Nett
Best Gross: Joe Barrett (8) 81
Back 9: Shane O’Sullivan (7)
Front 9: John Looney (12)
Nearest Pin: Fred Kennedy
Longest Drive: John Looney
Visitor: 1st Matt Templeman (5) 70 Nett
2nd Tom Barry (10) 72 Nett
18th July - Open Friday
Winner: Mathew Templeman (5) 39 pts
FIXTURES
26th/27th July - Captains Charity Rumble (Team of 3) - Yellow Tees.
Club Scramble continues Wednesday 23rd July at 6.30pm.
Open Fridays (Single Stableford for Ladies & Gents) continues Friday 25th July.
Membership:
Contact Beaufort Golf Club or website www/beaufort-golf-club.com for latest offers on membership and green fees. Phone: 064 66 44440, Email: info@beaufortgolfresort.com

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Killarney Golf
Club Ladies
Results of Competition Sunday 20th July,2014, Single S/Ford, Kileen Course.
1st Eileen Magee (28) 40 pts
2nd Maureen Creedon (12) 39 pts
3rd Susan Tong (16) 38 pts
B.G. Fiona Leacey (9) 28 pts gross
4th Sinead Galvin (28) 37 pts (BK.3)
5th Eileen Tarrant (29) 37 bk 9
6th Veronica O’Connor (34) 37 pts
C.S.S. 37 pts
Next Competition Sunday next 27th July, singles strokes, Mahony’s point,
Maureen O’Shea Memorial Trophy.
Killarney lost to Ross in Kenmare in the Jnr Foursomes on Saturday.
Catriona Griffin won the Connacht Girls. Valerie Clancy was 3rd. Valerie also won the Connacht Girls under 15. Catriona won the Munster Girls U. 18 in Castletroy. Mairead Martin was away with the Irish Under 18 Girls European Championships in Slovenia and she played extremely well.

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Ring of Kerry
Golf Club
Results
Captains Prize Day Singles Stableford GOTY
Main Event Winner: Eoin Aherne (10) 45pts
Category 1
1st: Joe O’Neill (4) 41pts
2nd: Toby Steadman (6) 39pts
Category 2
1st: Dermot Murphy (14) 43pts
2nd: Mike Harper (14) 39pts
Category 3
1st: Chris Harrington (25) 32pts
2nd: Noel Woods (28) 31pts
Lady Captains Day
1st: Clare Green (29) 34pts
2nd: Margaret Hanley (33) 33pts
3rd: Kim Kennedy (17) 32pts
Nearest Pin: Mike Harper
Longest Drive: Tommy O’Driscoll
Front 9 - David Kerins
Back 9 - Tommy O’Driscoll
Tuesday 15th Open Singles
1st: Mike Harper (14) 38pts ocb
2nd: Cian Long (9) 38pts
2-Person Scramble
1st: Tomas MacGearailt (8) & Noel Riney (20) 65.4pts
Win only
Up Coming Events
Saturday 26th - Fund Raising Classic for the Irish Cancer Society - Pink Ribbon Day - 3-Person OPEN Scramble. €90 per team (€30pp) Receive a free Pink Ribbon Polo T-Shirt for entering that must be worn on the day. Lets turn the course pink! Evening music with raffle - Putting & chipping competition also. Sunday 27th - Members Singles stableford. Tuesday 29th - Singles Stableford Open event - Only €15 for visitors. Please book in by calling 064 66 42000.

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Ross Golf
Club Gents
Results:
On July 13th we held a two man scramble and the following were the winners:
1. Ian Millis & Joe Scanlan 48 pts
2. Mark Coffey & Sean O’Connor 48 pts
3. Nicky Howe & Denis Nash 47 pts.
On July 20th we held our Lady Captain, Mary Cronin’s Prize to the Gents Club. This was very well supported with a large field of golfers hoping to win.
The following lead the way:-
1. Sean Moynihan (10) 43 pts
2. Michael J Casey (21) 41pts.
3. Mark Coffey (18) 40 pts
4. Jimmy Smyth (13) 40 pts.
Sunday July 27th, Lady Captain, Mary Cronin will hold her Captain’s Day and we wish her the very best of luck for a great day.
Club Fourball matchplay: This competition is presently being organised. The entry sheet is now available so the first 16 names will be accepted and will be the participants. Congratulations to Killarney Race Co on their very successful July Racing Festival.

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Ross Golf Club
Ladies
RESULTS
Sunday July 20th club sponsored 18 hole competition 1st Lisa Kerfoot ( 18) 34pts, 2nd Ailish Mulcahy (6) 31pts
UPCOMING COMPETITIONS
Sunday July 27th is Lady Captain Mary Cronin day which will begin with an 18 hole singles competition. Entry sheet in the locker room. There will be a shotgun start at 11am followed by refreshment in the club house. Later in the evening at 8pm Lady Captain Mary will celebrate with a barbecue followed by presentation of prizes, music, entertainment and fun in the club house. The ladies club wishes Lady Captain Mary an enjoyable and successful day.
CONGRATULATIONS
A big congratulations to our Junior Foursomes team who competed against Killarney in Kenmare on Saturday morning July 19th. The ladies were successful in that match which saw them through to the next round in the afternoon. However mother nature had the upper hand with tremendous rain pouring from the skies flooding the fairways and greens delaying play for a while. As soon as it subsided it was time to take to the tee boxes once again and the Ross Ladies’ opposition this time was Dooks. Once again Ross came out on top. Well done ladies. Their next match will be the Munster quarter final in Thurles on Sunday August 10th this time against the Kenmare club.

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Killarney South
Community Games
Fundraising- Bag Packing Event
Due to the unprecedented number of athletes qualifying from Killarney South, for the national finals in Athlone in August, the committee has decided to organise a fundraising event, in order to finance the participation of local children. A bag-packing event has been organised for Friday and Saturday July 25th and 26th in Dunnes Stores, Killarney. Any of the parents of children who have qualified for Athlone are urged to attend in the evening between 5pm and 9pm on the Friday. The committee will greatly appreciate any support the wider community can offer for our young hopefuls competing in the national finals.
CROSS country
Kerry team continues with training every Tuesday at 7- 8pm. The location changes from Demesne, Killarney to Tralee community swimming pool grounds this week.
Training for Athlone
Training for other track athletes has been organised on Wednesdays at 6.15 at St. Olivers, travelling to An Riocht stadium for 7pm. It is in the athletes best interest to attend preparation for Athlone
Facebook
Please follow Killarney South Community games on Facebook for all new updates, information, pictures and reports. All electronic mail queries can be forwarded to killarneysouthcommunitygames@gmail.com

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Listry
Weekly Lotto Results
Sunday 20th July, 2014
Winning Numbers 7, 23, 24, 26
Jackpot next week Sunday 27th July €8,450.
Senior Football League Division 2 Round 8
Saturday 26th July 2014 @ 7.00pm Venue: Listry
Listry v John Mitchel’s
Come along and support
Bill Tangney Cup Semi - Final
Tuesday 29th July @ 7pm in Rathmore
Rathmore v Listry
All support welcome.
Next Monthly Meeting
This will take place in the clubrooms on Thursday, 7th August at 9pm.

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Killarney
Bridge Club
There will be no bridge at The Glen Eagle Hotel on Monday 28th July and Monday 4th August. Summer bridge resumes on Monday 11th August. All bridge players most welcome.

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Killarney Celtic
Congratulations
Huge congratulations to all the Kerry U14 Girls who won the All Ireland football final last Sunday, especially, team selector Karen McGlynn, captain Erica McGlynn, and the large Killarney Celtic contingent who made vital contributions. Congratulations also to Listowel Celtic’s Savannah McCarthy, who has been absolutely superb and a two goal heroine for Ireland in the U19 European Championships.
John Giles Walk of Dreams
Best of luck to everyone participating in the John Giles Walk of Dreams and the Family Fun Day at Mounthawk Park next Sunday.
Soccer Tots
Next Tuesday will be the finale of our highly successful Soccer Tots Programme for this season.
National Football Draw
Tickets now on sale for the Irish National Football Draw- they are €10 each and is a new fund-raiser for our club, there are local, regional and national prizes, over 2000 prizes. Proceeds from tickets sold go to the club, please support. Contact any club member Suzanne 086-8449082 or May 086-6485809.
Street Collection
Killarney Celtic’s Street Collection will be held on Saturday August 2nd. Volunteers and support will be needed on the day.
Registration and Awards Day
Our awards for the 2013/2014 playing season and registration for the coming season will be on Sunday August 10th from 2.00 to 4.00pm.
Managers Wanted
It takes a lot to keep a club going, but most of all we need people who can volunteer their time. Anyone willing to help out with a team is asked to contact Mike Lyne on 086 0836356.
Football For All
Killarney Celtic FC Football For All is a team for children who are not able to play with mainstream soccer teams. All children aged 6yrs-14yrs with intellectual, physical or sensory special needs are welcome. Parents who are interested in bringing their child/children should call Jane on 086-2243435 or John on 086-8177729.
Pitch Bookings
Killarney Celtic’s All Weather has seen all our teams complete a full schedule of games, regardless of the weather, in a top class facility conducive to top quality soccer. Killarney Celtic have decided to offer the pitch, dressing rooms, kitchen facilities, to any club looking to complete adult or juvenile games for €120. Anyone interested in renting our full-sized All Weather should contact Noel Brosnan at 087 2340981. There are still some slots remaining for our popular All Weather Training Pitch (also ideal for children’s parties). Contact Mary Lyne 086-6485809.
Lotto Results: Numbers drawn 1, 11, 16, 24. No winner. Next week’s jackpot €2600, draw in the Failte on Monday night. Tickets available from all club officers.
Lotto Sellers / Yearly Lotto: The club is calling on all members to sell at least 5 Lotto tickets. We have all seen the cost of running the club in the financial reports so upping the Lotto sales would ease this burden. Also anyone who wishes to buy a Yearly Lotto ticket and ensure they are in the 52 draws in one go can contact Der Lyne on 086 3787738.
If anyone has information for the notes contact Jimmy O’Sullivan Darcy 087 9633397 or jimmyosdarcy@gmail.com. Check out www.killarneyceltic.com for Killarney Celtic news, match reports, or photos.

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Killarney Salmon & Trout Angling Club
On Sunday last we had our annual juvenile competition on Lough Lein. Conditions were lovely for the event and while fish were not too plentiful, anglers had an enjoyable outing. As always special thanks must go to the catering efforts on the day which ensured that all anglers and their families were well fed on the shore of Inisfallen post the morning on the water. The frying pans were manned by the every capable Cyril Boggins and Mike Connor with heat being maintained for pan and kettle by the chief stoker on the day, Stuart Steadwood and the dinner table was well organised and managed as always by Blanche O’Brien. Our angling winners on the day resulted in a family coup, with Erin Moloney taking top rod followed by his brother Ryan in second place. Both were presented with their prizes by Juvenile Officer Stuart Steadwood and all anglers on the day received an acknowledgement of their efforts.
Our next Juvenile competition is being held on Barrafinny Lake on Thursday evening the 07th August from 6pm to 9pm, with kind support from IFI Macroom. This is a shore fishing competition and the lake is stocked with Rainbow Trout. On the senior front, we head to Waterville this weekend for our annual competition on Lough Currane.

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Deerpark Pitch
& Putt Club
Ricky Kelly Memorial: A big thank you to everyone who took part in the competition over the course of last weekend along with our sponsors the Tatler Jack Bar for their continued support of the event. The winning team contained one of the winners from last year’s winning side, Paddy Murphy, but he had two new partners this year in the form of Eileen Switzer and Dan Joe Aherne as they were sponsored by Corkery’s Bar. Second was the Murphy’s Bar sponsored team of Betty, Jason and Melissa O’Brien with Damien and James Fleming along with Seanie Culloty winning the Gross prize. The Mixed prize went to the team of Chris and Padraig Collins along with Breda Duggan while the Non-Members prize was won by the J Mac Solutions team of Stephen O’Neill, Jim Morris and James Hurley. We wish to thank everyone who assisted with Monday night Barbecue in whatever way, Musgrave Foods for their sponsorship of the food as well as those who sponsored kegs for the bar. We also thank Donal Shine, Jackie O’Mahony and Frank Culloty for keeping everyone entertained on the night along with Trad Group Meitheal. We hope to be in a position to confirm the amount that will be donated to Cystic Fibrosis in due course.
Castleisland Scratch Cups: Well done to James Fleming on winning the inaugural Junior Gents Scratch Cup in Castleisland last Sunday while Creagh Courtney was runner-up in the Intermediate competition.
Majestic Juvenile Scratch Cup: Stephen McCarthy was the winner of the U-16 prize at the competition in Mallow last Saturday afternoon.
Club Fourball Matchplay: Last Friday night saw this competition come to a close with the team of St John Kelliher and John Murphy victorious over the combination of Ger Casey and Mike O’Connor in the Final.
Wednesday Competition: John Looney, John Kelly and Adam O’Sullivan were the winners of last week’s competition. Please note that next Wednesday night’s competition will be the last at 7.30pm as we will be reverting to 7pm for Wednesday competitions during the month of August.
National Gents Strokeplay: We wish our six competitors heading to Stackallen in Co Meath this weekend both the best of luck and a safe journey. They are as follows: James Fleming and David Harnett (Junior), Creagh Courtney and St John Kelliher (Intermediate) and Damien Fleming and Conor McCarthy (Senior).
Deepest Sympathies: To Mike Sheehan on the death of his sister in the past week.

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Fossa Rowing Club
Fenit Regatta 2014
Best of luck to all crews participating in their first County Championship Coastal Regatta of 2014 which will be held in Fenit on Saturday. We hope too see lots of support on the day cheering on all crews flying the club colours.
Training
Training continues Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evenings at 7.30pm in preparation for the Gig regatta which will be held in Castletownbere on the 4th of August, Kerry County Championships and the All Ireland Finals which will be held in Waterville in August.

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