Millstreet Matters: 4 Feb 2010

MILLSTREET Taekwon Do confirmed their growing status on a run of success at the Munster championships hosted in Tralee.

Set up 15 years ago, Millstreet is a well established club with many students training under Master Dalton with over 10 years.

Master Don Dalton as the Club Instructor is one of Ireland’s best known martial artists and is the driving force behind one of the country’s largest organisations, the Irish United Taekwon Do Federation (IUTF)

More on Tae Kwon Do and all on the other news on the Corkman

“Cleanaway Smurf” wins in Clonmel

"Cleanaway Smurf" the Grace Bruton Champion Bitch Stakes at the National Coursing Championships in Clonmel 2010, part owned by Finbarr O’Connor, Millstreet.

She ran at Clonmel last year also, under the guidance of Con O’Connor Ballydaly, but didn’t fare so well then.

Her results on the day were

GRACE BRUTON MEMORIAL CHAMPION BITCH

Quarter Finals: Cleanaway Smurt 3Lbt Abbeyglen Judy 13.06; Ashtown Amy ju bt Marshals Pearl 13.19; Kingsmill Bliss 3L bt Mary Kates Coin 12.73; Blades Of Glory 1L bt Oilean Dreamer 12.78.

Semi Finals: Cleanaway Smurf 4L bt Ashtown Amy 13.16; Blades Of Glory ju bt Kingsmill Bliss 13.15.

Final: F .O’Connor & J. O’Donoghue’s Cleanaway Smurf (Bexhill Eoin/ Uptown Smurf) long lead bt D. Guiney’s Blades Of Glory (Bexhill Eoin/ Gibraltar) injured.

Results Oct – Dec 2009

We have been tracking results on this website since the October 2009. It is by no means a definitive list, but those that we are aware of are saved for future reference. This

Note: November and December were both a wash out, while the second part of December everything was frozen solid, so there was not much happening.

Results

  • Sun 6th Dec: JBHC Semi-Final Millstreet V Dromtarriffe (OFF due to weather)
  • Sun 6th Dec 10:45am: Saxone Cup – Hillington v Millstreet Cel (OFF – weather)
  • Sat 5th Dec 2pm: 1A Rathcoole Rovers 9-2 Glen Cel; 3A CFC Banteer v Los Zarcos (OFF due to weather)
  • Sun 29th Nov 10:45: AOH Cup Ballyvolane A 6-3 Millstreet Cel; Rathcoole Rovers B 0-1 Wilton Utd B; Los Zarcos v Knocknaheeny Cel (OFF due to weather)
  • U21 Hurling Championship Semi Final: Kilbrin 0-15 Millstreet 2-4
  • Sun 28th Nov 09: Donal Coffey finished 2nd in the Killorglin 10K
  • Sat 28th Nov 2pm: 1A Rathcoole Rovers v Ballyvolane (Off due to weather)
  • Mon 23rd Nov 7:30pm: JBFC final Millstreet 1-6 3-8 Freemount at Millstreet 🙁
  • Sun 22nd Nov 10:45am Div 3A Los Zarcos v Rathcoole Rovers B (OFF-weather); Div 2A Millstreet Celtic v Castle Celtic (OFF-weather)
  • Sat 21st 2pm: Div 1A Rathcoole Rovers v Mayfield Utd (OFF due to weather)
  • Fri 20th Nov: SBFC: Boherbue Comp. 2-10 0-6 Millstreet Community School, Knocknagree, 1pm
  • Sun 15th Nov 10:45am: Knocknaheeny Cel v Los Zarcos (OFF – weather); Div 1A – Rathcoole Rovers 3-2 Park Utd
  • Sat 14th Nov 2pm: Millstreet Cel v Crescent Ath(OFF Weather); Rathcoole Rovers “B” v Wilton Utd “B” (OFF Weather)
  • Fri 13th Nov: SBFC: Boherbue Comp. v Millstreet Community School, Knocknagree, 1pm (OFF)
  • Wed 11th Nov 8pm: Cullen young at heart committee meeting
  • Wed 11th Nov 8pm: Millstreet Development Group hosts a talk on entitlements by Helen O’Sullivan of Duhallow IRD, in the Wallis Arms.
  • Mon 9 Nov: U16 B Football County Semi Final, Millstreet lost to Youghal in Mourneabbey 2:30pm Sat Coachford 3:00pm Sat Deferred to Monday 9th 7.30pm in Mourneabbey 🙁
  • Sun 8 Nov 2pm: Junior B Hurling Championship, Millstreet 2-7  0-8 Lismire. in the Town Park 🙂
  • Sun 8 Nov 10:45 soccer: Los Zarcos v Hibernians B (OFF); Rathcoole Rovers B v Macroom (OFF)
  • Before Nov 7th: Colleges Intermediate C Semi Final – Glanmire v Millstreet CS.
  • Before Nov 7th: Colleges U16 1/2 quarter final: Millstreet CS v Blarney. (Semi Final – BCS v Millstreet or Blarney before Nov 21st.)
  • Sat 7 Nov 1pm: U12 Hurling Knockout Final Millstreet beat Dromtarriffe in the Town Park 🙂
  • Sat 7 Nov 2:30pm Soccer: Millstreet Cel v Hillington (OFF); Kanturk 4-2 Rathcoole Rovers
  • 4th Nov: U14 Footballers lost by 6-5 to 3-4 in the Duhallow Final 🙁
  • 2 Nov: Senior Schools Football: Beara Cs v Millstreet CS, Templenoe
  • 31 Oct – 1 Nov: Soccer: Killowen 0 Rathcoole Rovers A 2, Los Zarcos V Knocknaheeny Celtic (off), Millstreet Celtic V Ballyvolane A (off)
  • 27 Oct: Duhallow Junior B Football Championship: Millstreet 2-5 Meelin1-5 🙂
  • 25 Oct~: Ulster Bank County Premier 2 MFL Group 2: Millstret 0-9 Clonakilty 1-5 🙂
  • 24 Oct: U16 County B Football Championship. Millstreet beat Carrigaline 🙂
  • 24 Oct: St. Michael’s Cup first round: Rathcoole Rvs 2 Fairview 0; Murphy’s Irish Stout President’s Cup first round: Hibernians V Los Zarcos (Off).President’s Cup second round: Rathcoole Rovers 2 UCC 3
  • 23rd Oct: Munster Colleges Camogie Intermediate C: D. Mount Mercy 6-15 1-4 Millstreet
  • 21 Oct: Duhallow Junior B Hurling Championship: Millstreet defeated Dromtariffe.
  • 20 Oct~: Ulster Bank County Premier 2 MFL Group 2: Millstreet 3-10 Youghal 1-6
  • 17 Oct: U16 Duhallow Football Final Boherbue 0-13 Millstreet 0-9

Coursing Clubs Together

Coursing Clubs together’ night at The Kingdom
The eight coursing clubs in Co Kerry, together with their near neighbours Glin, Abbeyfeale and Millstreet, are coming together for what should be a really enjoyable ‘All Sponsored’ race night at The Kingdom Stadium in Tralee on Saturday 28th November.

This article appears in the Sporting Press. Also, coursing in Millstreet Town Park this year is to be held on Wednesday 30th &  Thursday 31st December.

Eubank on sharp end of Collins

Steve Collins can hardly believe the unanamous result of his fight with Chris Eubank
Steve Collins can hardly believe the unanamous result of his fight with Chris Eubank

In yesterdays Irish Times, there was an article about the Eubank v Collins boxing match in 1994. For anyone that was there, it was probably the best night in the Green Glens in the last 20 years.

TOM HUMPHRIES watched as Chris Eubank arrived on a Harley Davidson but left Millstreet on a tumbril
CLAP CLAP Clap clap clap. Clap clap clap clap. STEVO!
The corrugated roofing of the byre in Millstreet echoed with the rolling thunder which hailed the new super middleweight champion of the world. Mr Steve Collins from Annamoe Terrace in Cabra. All hail.
Millstreet on Saturday night. Seldom can the exotic Chris Eubank from Brighton in England have tasted a stranger or more alien environment.
Travelling with his customary blaze of pomp and circumstance to a small, rural Irish town which reeked of burgers and frying onions; through the homely mess of buildings that is the Millstreet complex, past the rows of thoroughbred horses blinking inscrutably over their half doors, and into the arena where an 8,000 crowd, frenzied with excitement is passing a demented Mexican wave around the place.

Read the full article here on the Irish Times.

Drake and Moynihan WRC Australia Results

Charlie Drake (Ire) Eoin Moynihan (Ire) Subara Impreza WRX Rd 10 WRC Repco Rally Australia Tweed Valley NSW Australia
Charlie Drake (Ire) Eoin Moynihan (Ire) Subara Impreza WRX Rd 10 WRC Repco Rally Australia Tweed Valley NSW Australia

We had reported on the WRC Australia where Charlie Drake and Eoin Moynihan were competing two weeks ago. Finally confirmation of the results from the Corkman

FRUSTRATION turned to elation for North Cork rally pair Charlie Drake and Eoin Moynihan on winning the PRC National Class in Australian leg of the World Rally championship in New South Wales.

Derinagree native Drake described their 15th overall position and class win as one of the proudest moments of his life.

“To stand on the podium of a world rally championship round and be presented with a trophy and watch the tri-colour flying in front of me was brillant”

The pair ran into problems with scrutiny, excluded from both group N and official results because of not having a rear wiper which was very frustrating
[read more …] “Drake and Moynihan WRC Australia Results”

Yoga, Tai Chi & Chi Kung


YOGA

TAI CHI & CHI KUNG

7 WEEK COURSE OF CLASSES FOR

ADULTS COMMENCING at the Canon

O’ Donovan Centre,

Millstreet

(No experience necessary)

Thursday 10th September: 7.00pm Yoga ………………………7 weeks €85

Thursday 10th September: 8.15pm Tai Chi & Chi Kung….7 weeks €85

(Discounted rate of €150 for anyone wishing to register for both classes)

Please Note: The running of these classes is dependent upon adequate numbers

of participants so advance booking is required.

Places are limited, please book your place before the end of August.

Visit the website below for further details.

CONTACT: Veronica Tangney 087 99 67 615

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www.instillireland.com

Young boxers show their fighting spirit

TWO young Millstreet boxers gave it their all in a terrific campaign of fantastic endeavour only to be denied All-Ireland glory in the National Juvenile Championships. Both Seán Óg O’Connor and Eric Barrett are in their debutant season with Rylane Boxing Club and came close to securing outright honours. Seán Óg began his quest in the Boys 1 33kg grade on comprehensive wins over Jack Daly (Riverstown) and Patrick McDonough(Leeside) to capture county accolade.

And the momentum was maintained in the Munster campaign, Seán Óg to the fore in a marvellous provincial final against Patrick Doyle from Clonmel.

[read more …] “Young boxers show their fighting spirit”