March Horse Fair

The annual March Horse Fair was held in Millstreet yesterday, with lots of horses off all shapes and sizes on offer. There was a big crowd, with trade stands lining the main street and the square, a busy fair by all accounts.

Photo (right): This horse was left standing outside his horsebox in heavy rain at the Fair Field, as these lads sheltered from one of the bitter showers that came amid a day of lovely sunshine.

Below are a few more photos from the day [read more …] “March Horse Fair”

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”