Former WBO World Boxing Champion Steve Collins to Visit Millstreet on next Friday 19 November

Former WBO World Boxing Champion Steve Collins will visit Millstreet on next Friday 19 November close to 25 years after winning his World Title at the Green Glens Arena Millstreet when he beat Chris Eubank,
The fight was a real triller with Eubank the World Champion at the time and Collins the Irish underdog, but the cheering crowd got behind Collins, every punch thrown was electrifying which made for an unbelievable athmosphere.
On this coming Friday Evening you will again get an opportunity to meet Steve Collins again when he visits Millstreet as part of his currentTour,he is expected to arrive in Millstreet at approx 4 o’clock when he will be given an open top convoy by Millstreet Vintage Club from the Munster Drone Services at the Old Creamery through the Town Square with his first Official stop at the Carnegie Hall to sign the Visitors Book at the Millstreet Museum and look at some Memorbelia from the time of the fight,then its on to Green Glens where he will receive a tour of the premises where that big fight took place by the Duggan Family, next port of call will be The Bush Bar where he will be greeted by members of Rylane A.B.C. amongst others,he will see the fight from 25 years ago on a Big Screen and Autograph some Boxing items as well as the Origional Poster from the Fight which have been hanging in the Bush Bar all this time,
The Collins Family of Maxol Macroom Road Service Station have supplied the origional Banner used for the fight as the event was sponsored by Maxol back in the day.
The Boxers next duty will be to March to the Square with the Millstreet Pipe Band under that origional Banner to the Town Square where he will be welcomed to Millstreet Town by Millstreet Town Council and a Presentation will be made to him.
Collins will then take part in the most colorful event of the year The Turning on of the Christmas Lights..
Also at the Square will be a competition for the outfit most keeping with the Christmas Spirit, with some prizes supplied by the Town Council,so Friday Evening next in Millstreet promises to be an Evening not to miss and one to recall the great Time had when Steve Collins made History in the Town all those years ago.



Wishing Our All-Ireland Boxing Finalists Supreme Every Success

Friends and Supporters of All-Ireland Boxing Finalists Chloe, Megan and Leah – all of the Competitors from the Aubane/Mushera area of Millstreet – wish every success to the three excellent Sports Ambassadors as they compete in this highly prestigious Boxing Final in Dublin. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Updated: Results from the All Ireland Girls Boxing Championships:
[read more …] “Wishing Our All-Ireland Boxing Finalists Supreme Every Success”

Sharon getting ready for the Cork Big Heart Fight Night

2016-02-09 Sharon O'Keeffe (right) training for the Big Heart Fight Night, under the watchful eye of Dan Lane, RylaneThe best of luck to Sharon O’Keeffe who is taking part in the Cork Big Heart Fight Night-  a fundraising white collar boxing challenge for the Irish Heart Foundation.

The boxers are made up of big-hearted women and men who have volunteered to take part in the high adrenalin sport of boxing in a safe, comfortable environment. For the past 8-weeks they have been learning the basics of boxing while getting super fit and are now ready to step into the ring for the ultimate challenge (Sharon is pictured on the right above, training for the fight, under the watchful eye of Dan Lane of Rylane Boxing Club)

It’s taking place on Saturday, 5 March 2016 at 7pm in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork, and you can get your tickets for the night here, before they’re all sold out.

Help raise money for Sharon’s Charity on her JustGiving page

[read more …] “Sharon getting ready for the Cork Big Heart Fight Night”

Mayhem in Macroom

2015-11-06 Mayhem in Macroom - Rylane Boxing - poster_rszFire Department of New York are coming to the Riverside Park hotel in Macroom tonight (Friday the 6th of November), to box Garda and Rylane Boxers. This is a return tournament! They previously met last March in the Madson Square Gardens in New York for a fantastic night of boxing!! A brilliant show assured!

[read more …] “Mayhem in Macroom”

Steve Collins v Chris Eubank – 18th March 1995

CHRIS EUBANK vs STEVE COLLINS I: Steve Collins defeated the previously unbeaten long-reigning champion Chris Eubank in Green Glens, Millstreet, on 18th March 1995 to win the WBO super-middleweight title.

Collins had enlisted the help of well known guru Tony Quinn, and they led the press to believe that Collins would be [read more …] “Steve Collins v Chris Eubank – 18th March 1995”

Aubane Presentations to All-Ireland Boxing Champions

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Aubane Social Club & St John’s GAA Club last night honoured two local All Ireland Boxing Champions Chloe Barrett & Megan Lehane with presentations from both clubs. Picture above (l-r)are Tim Lehane, John Kelleher (Aubane Social Club) presenting to Megan, Dan Lane,  Chloe receiving her presentation from John Twomey (St Johns GAA Club), , Jack Barrett, and Seanie Barrett. [read more …] “Aubane Presentations to All-Ireland Boxing Champions”

Royal Welcome for Chloe, Megan and Linda – Boxing Heroes

Chloe Barrett, Linda Desmond and Megan Lehane all participated in the highly prestigious Amateur Boxing All-Ireland Championships in Dublin.  A superb victory parade was held on Sunday evening followed by a celebratory social evening at Tarrant's Bridge Bar where Rylane Boxing Coach Dan Lane addressed the large gathering.   We shall share lots more images later.  (S.R.)
Chloe Barrett, Linda Desmond and Megan Lehane all participated in the highly prestigious Amateur Boxing All-Ireland Championships in Dublin on Saturday. A superb victory parade was held on Sunday evening followed by a celebratory social evening at Tarrant’s Bridge Bar where Rylane Boxing Coach Dan Lane addressed the large gathering. We shall share lots more images laterClick on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

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Victory Parade at 6.30pm Today for Chloe and Megan Who Won Prestigious All-Ireland Gold Medals in Dublin Yesterday at the Amateur Boxing Championships

Beginning at Colemans in Minor Row and proceeding to Tarrant’s Bridge Bar, Millstreet the  Victory Parade at 6.30pm today (Sunday, 18th May 2014) for Chloe Barrett and Megan Lehane who won Prestigious All-Ireland Gold Medals in Dublin yesterday at the Amateur Boxing Championships, will include members of Millstreet Pipe Band and lots of enthusiastic Supporters.   Everyone is welcome to celebrate such an historic win for two great sports people from Aubane.  Following some uplifting words a celebratory social evening will follow at Tarrant’s Bridge Bar. Sincere Congratulations to Chloe and Megan.   (S.R.)

Results & Fixtures – 8th May 2014

Camogie: Congrats to Alanna Barry who brought home a National League medal with the Cork Senior B team who defeated Down by 1-12 to 2-6 in Clane.
Commiserations to Kate O’Keeffe, who has been starring for the Cork Minor A Camogie team but unfortunately lost the All Ireland Final Replay to Limerick last Saturday. Kate scored 3-1 in the drawn final, and 1-3 in the replay

[details photos and videos for the two finals]

Well done to Kate O’Keeffe and the Cork Minor A Camogie team who won the Munster title beating Tipperary on a score of Cork 7-12 Tipperary 6-11. Kate scored an important goal when Cork were under pressure in the first half, in a match where Cork were behind for most of the match, but scored 1-5 without reply at the end of the match. [team photo] (11th May in Latin Cullen)

Minor Camogie League Final: Millstreet lost to a very good Bishopstown team by just 2 points (11th May)

GAA: JuniorB FL Grp 2: Millstreet 1-15 Lismire 0-4, 6th May 8pm
KCU JAHL: Dromtarriffe 0-6 Millstreet 1-17, 07/05/14 19:15
Ducon Cup: Millstreet 0-8 Cullen 1-7, 9th May 8pm
KCU JAHL: Kilbrin 3-15 Millstreet 2-9, 11th May 2pm
County Junior B Championship: St.Johns GAA Club 0-8 Russell Rovers 2-1, 11th May

Rebel Óg:
U12 A Hurling League Grp2: Killavullen 3-2 Millstreet 0-2, 8th May
Minor A  Football League: Millstreet  4-14 v 1-15 Knocknagree, 2nd May
01/05/2014 U14 C  Hurling League Grp 2: Croke Rovers  5-5 v 2-6 Millstreet
30/04/2014 U16 A  Football League Group 1: Millstreet  7-16 v 2-4 Knocknagree
26/04/2014 Minor B  Hurling League Grp 2: St Marks  2-13 v 2-10 Millstreet
22/04/2014 U12 A Football League Grp1: Millstreet  4-8 v 3-4 Mitchelstown Red

AUL 1A: Richmond 5 Millstreet Celtic 0, May 20th
AUL 1A: Waterloo 4 Millstreet Celtic 1, May 18th
AUL 3B: Los Zarcos 0 Ballincollig 4 – May 4th
AUL1A: Rathcoole Rovers 2 Dunbar Celtic 0; Waterloo v Millstreet Celtic (off) – May 4th
AUL 1A: Dunbar Celtic 8 Millstreet Celtic 3, 10th May
AUL 1A: Waterloo 8 Rathcoole Rovers 0, 11th May
AUL 3B: Ballinhassig 0 Los Zarcos 2, 10th May (Goals: Timmy Keane & Mark Neville)

Millstreet Celtic’s Last Man Standing – Latest Standings

Boxing: All-Ireland Girls 1 Championships this weekend (10th / 11th May) in the National Stadium, Tallaght

Semi Finals (Saturday 10th May):
39kg Chantelle Spencer (Golden Cobra) beat Linda Desmond (Rylane) 3-0
44kg Megan Lehan (Rylane) beat Kelsey Geraghty (Neilstown) TKO2
54kg Chloe Barrett (Rylane) beat Megan Kellitt (Kilanny) 3-0
66kg Lauren Casserly (Riverstown) beat Emma Flanaghan (Rylane) 3-0

Finals (Saturday 17th):
44kg Doreen Coogna (Tolerton) V Megan Lehan (Rylane)
54kg Chloe Barrett (Rylane) V Kaci Rock (Bray) [results & draws]

Athletics: Congrats to Donal Coffey who finished the Rotterdam Marathon recently in an unbelievable time of 2:35:11 [results]

Also well done to Andrzey Chomicz who did the Belfast Marathon in a PB time of 3:42:41 [results]

Well done to all the athletes at the Cork Juvenile Track & Field Champinships. The one medal winner was in the U18 400m 2nd – Billy Cronin [Results for Boys / Girls] [Photo of some of the Millstreet Juvenile Athletes]

Well done to Padraig Moynihan of West Muskerry AC on winning the silver medal in Munster U16 pentathlon in Waterford Regional Sports Centre on May 5th 2014 [results]

Rallying: Rally of the Lakes:  Denis Moynihan from Ballydaly won the Historic Section of the Rally,its a counting round of the Prestigious European Historic Rally championship and attracted entries from all over Europe. Mark Falvey was running in second place in this section as well until he retired on Sunday.

Denis Moynihan / Gerard Conway – 1st in the FIA Historics.
Colin & Liam Moynihan – 10th in the National section [national results]
Mark Falvey/*Diarmuid Lynch retired in stage 11 of the Historics [historics results]
[ Rally Review ]

Road Bowling: Kilcorney:PJ Murphy bt John O’Sullivan l/s

[read more …] “Results & Fixtures – 8th May 2014”

LTV2 Millstreet-Programme 217 Now Online

Programme 217 which was broadcast last Thursday 25th April 2013 is now online. You can now watch our latest programme which was recorded in our Millstreet Studio and edited by Sean Murphy right here on or by logging into the LTV2 Facebook Page before the repeat show hits our Television screens on Sunday 28th April at 8.00pm.

Results & Fixtures – 18th March 2013

GAA: National Hurling League: Cork 1-16 Clare 1-22, 7pm Sat March 16th in Páirc Uí Rinn. Mark Ellis was #18 (unused) [teamsheets and preview] [match report]

Feile Peile B Group 2: Millstreet 2-3, Cill na Marthra 1-7 ; Macroom 0-5, Millstreet 3-2. (16th March)

U18 Premier FL 2(1): Bandon v Millstreet (OFF), 3pm 16th March

U16 A FL: Millstreet v Mitchelstown (CONCEDED by Mitchelstown), 1pm 18th Mar

KCU JA HL: Castlemagner v Millstreet @ Millstreet, 2pm Monday 18th March (CANCELLED)

Athletics: Tralee Half Marathon (16th March): James Coakley finished in a time of 2:04:31. Brian O’ Connor finished at in a time of 1:52:01 [results]

St.Patricks 5k (Phoenix Park, Dublin): Denis McCaul 22:23 [result]

Mallow 10K (Monday March 18th): 1:09:05 Johnpaul Buckley, 1:15:52 Con Twomey, 1:17:16 Josephine Creedon, 1:21:12 Frances Ring, 1:25:26 Sheila Tarrant, 1:26:51 Janice Sheehan [results]

Rallying: West Cork Rally 16th & 17th March. John O’Sullivan (#100) finished in 53rd place. Liam Moynihan co-drove for Colin Moynihan (#124) but they went out after stage 4. [] [final results]

Soccer: no games scheduled for the St.Patricks Day weekend for the Millstreet teams

AUL 1A: Millstreet Celtic v Grangevale, Sat 23rd March 2.30pm(CANCELLED – weather)
AUL 1A: Rathcoole Rovers 1 Glenthorn Celtic 3, Sat 23rd March 2.30pm
AUL 3B: Los Zarcos v Kanturk, Sat 23rd March 2.30pm (CANCELLED – weather)

Boxing: The big news this week is that Ireland’s Olympic team will be fighting in the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet on Friday May 3rd [read more details]

Greyhounds: Ballydaly Danube finished second in race 1 – the A5 525 Final (Grade : A5) Flat 525 in Shelbourne Park  on Thursday evening March 14th in a time of 29.36 [result]

Crossfield King won race 2 – The Bet On The Tote 330 (Grade : S4/5) Flat 330 in Curraheen Park on Friday March 15th, by 2.5 lengths, and in a time of 18.08 [result]

Crossfield Lois finished third in race 5 – The Fundraising @ Curraheen Park 525 (Grade : A7) Flat 525 on Friday evening March 15th in Curraheen Park, in a time of 30:01, ahead of Pat Kelly’s Coomlogane Frank [result]

Coomlogane Missy won race 6 – The Sales At Curraheen Park (Grade : A8/9) Flat 525 on Friday evening March 15th in Curraheen Park, in a time of 29.56 [result]

Millridge Silver finished second in race 7 – the Tralee C.B.S Buster Sweepstake Semi-Final (Grade : A2) Flat 500 at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Sat March 16th, in a time of 27.79 [result]

Millridge Lass finished second in race 9 – The Kate Browne’s Grandstand Restaurant 525 (Grade : A5) Flat 525 at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Sat March 16th, in a time of 29.64 [result]

Irish Olympic Boxing Heroes to Fight in Millstreet

London 2012 Olympic Games - Boxing Sunday 12th AugustIn association with the IABA, PLATINUM ONE is bringing Ireland’s Olympic Medal winning team to Millstreet in Cork on Friday May 3rd in the first-leg of a two-match International against the Elite boxers of France. All of Ireland’s medal winners will compete and the bill will be topped by Gold Medal hero Katie Taylor who will fight in Millstreet for the first time in her career.

At the announcement in Cork today,PLATINUM ONE Chairman Johnny Fortune said the company was delighted to be bringing a truly unique sporting event to Munster. “We are proud and excited to be bringing Ireland’s Olympic heroes to Co. Cork. This is Ireland’s most successful ever Olympic team and it will be the first time since the triumph in London that they have boxed competitively as a team. We are providing people with the opportunity to see Nevin, Barnes, Conlan and, of course, Katie Taylor, fight top class opposition at one of the great venues in Munster.

“France is a strong boxing nation and with [read more …] “Irish Olympic Boxing Heroes to Fight in Millstreet”

Steve Collins Mentions Millstreet on TV3’s “The Morning Show” Today

Steve Collins featured in today's "The Morning Show" with Sybil and Martin.  He especially referred to Millstreet in his studio interview.   It can be seen on
Steve Collins featured in today’s “The Morning Show” with Sybil and Martin. He especially referred to his high regard for Millstreet in his studio interview. It can be seen on:  (from 6:25 to 8:10 & from 11:38 to 14:15 within the interview for Millstreet references.)

We thank Seán Murphy for alerting us to the interview – part of which he just happened to see this morning.  (S.R.)

Results & Fixtures: March 5th 2012

GAA: • I.N.T.O. Mini Sevens’ Girls’ Football 2012 – Millstreet 4-1 to Banteer 2-0 (Feb 29th)
• U16 A FL2: Dromtariffe 0-3 Millstreet 2-19, in Dromtariffe 7pm Thurs 1st March
• Munster Vocational Schools’ JAFC final: Boherbue CS1-9 Clonakilty CC0-10 (congrats to Paul Sheehan and Ryan Tarrant who were the two wing backs for Boherbue on Friday’s Final) [match report on the Examiner]
• Junior A Football – Ducon Cup: Lyre 0-8 Millstreet 0-9, Friday March 2nd 8pm (0-7 to 0-4 at half time)
• U12 FL 1C: Millstreet 3-8 Wolfe Tones 3-8 @ Millstreet Sat 3rd March 11am
• U14 A FL : Millstreet 1-4 Ml MacCarthaighs 0-8 @ Millstreet, 4pm Sunday 4th March 4pm Saturday 3rd March
• Fe 18 Premier FL 2 (1): Millstreet vs Carbery Rangers [not played] @ Millstreet, Sat 3rd March 7pm

Soccer: • Corinthians Cup 3rd Round: Rathcoole Rovers A 2 Donoughmore Ath 3 (After Extra Time), Sat 3rd March 2.30pm
• AUL 1A: Millstreet Celtic v Glenvale (off), Sun 4th March 10.45am
• AUL 3B: Rathcoole Rovers 1 Bweeng 1, Sun 4th March 10.45am
Another 38 players lost out this week in Millstreet Celtic’s Last Man Standing competition, as Chelsea came crashing down

Boxing: Seán Óg O’Connor (boxing for Rylane Boxing Club) lost his All-Ireland Boys ‘4’ 52Kg Quarter-Final to Conor Burns of the Holy Trinity Boxing Club (Belfast) on a points total of 13-6

Rallying: Charlie Drake was competing in the round 1 of the Australian Rally Championship – Rally Calder. On the first day (Friday) he was ‎1.8 seconds off 3rd, and 17 seconds off the overall lead heading into last stage of the day, where he broke gear linkage in 5th, had some flames from the car, and had to retire 🙁 [see videos of Charlie driving at the 2012 ECB Rally Calder at the bottom of this post]

Athletics: Local runners in the Ballycotton ’10’ (Sunday 4th)

Place # Name Club/City/Country Class Result
511 1216 John-Paul BUCKLEY unatt/Millstreet 10 Mile 1:10:45
1285 3640 Humphrey HICKEY Millstreet AC 10 Mile 1:22:14
889 803 Brian O’CONNOR Millstreet AC 10 Mile 1:16:59
826 719 Thomas O’LEARY unatt/Millstreet 10 Mile 1:16:09
2026 1099 Shiela TARRANT unatt/Millstreet 10 Mile 1:34:23

[read more …] “Results & Fixtures: March 5th 2012”

Results & Fixtures – 27th February 2012

GAA: • Munster Voc Schools JBF: Col. Mhuire (Buttevant) 4-8 Millstreet C.C 1-9, Mallow, Wed 22nd Feb 12.30pm
• U18 Premier FL 2: Millstreet vs Bothar Bui, @ Millstreet 19:30 Wed 22nd Feb, 2012 (?)
• U21 Football Championship: Millstreet 2-13 Croke Rovers 1-5, 26th Feb @ Millstreet
• U13 A/B FL2: Millstreet 3-2 Thomas Russells 5-9, in Millstreet 25/02/2012 14:30pm
• Senior All-Ireland Inter-County Football Vocational Schools Final (25th Feb) – Cork 0-13 Kildare 0-12 – Kevin Crowley did well at wing-back for Cork and put over “the point of the game” [match reports on the Examiner, the Southern Star]
• JB Football League: Lismire v St Johns (cancelled), @ Lismire, 2pm 26th February

Soccer: 1A: Donoughmore Ath 3 Rathcoole Rovers 2, Sat 25th Feb 2.30pm
County Cup 2nd Round: Rathcoole Rovers B 2 Bweeng 0, Sun 26th Feb 10.45 am
1A: Millstreet Celtic 2 Richmond 1, Sun 26th Feb 10.45 am
AUL 3B: Los Zarcos 2 Kanturk 3, Sun 26th Feb 10.45 am

U15 Div 4: Rathcoole Rovers 3 Richmond 0, 2012-02-25 (W/O to Rathcoole)

Greyhounds: Teddy Collins’ dog ‘Last Lap’ ran away with his 525 on Thursday evening in Curraheen with a time of 29.33 by 5.5 lengths. [results – race 5] – see the video of the race below.

Congrats to Dan O’Donoghue, Lackabawn on winning the National Fantasy Coursing Competition last weekend.

Taekwon-do: Well done to Jason Murphy from the Millstreet Taekwon-do Club who won two golds at the Taekwon-do Internationals in Scotland over the weekend.

Boxing: Best of luck to Seán Óg O’Connor who boxes in the ‘Boy 4’ (Under 15) All Ireland Finals at the National Stadium in Dublin on Friday March 2nd.

[read more …] “Results & Fixtures – 27th February 2012”