Club Focus

We’ll be keeping a close watch on matters of sport and the club scene around Ireland. Competition is the spice of life and clubs never had so many grades to manage with under age games now taking on a whole new meaning.

Emigration in numerous rural clubs all over Ireland has decimated playing numbers with many clubs now amalgamating just to survive in juvenile and minor ranks.

Keeping clubs in a healthy financial position is also a major responsibility and club volunteers are now more proactive in fundraising to offset the annual high costs associated with running the local club.

Saturday, 20 January 2018 10:41

Women's Soccer History In Cork

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Historic Ladies Soccer Match Created Record Attendance At Church Road, Blackrock, Cork, Soccer Grounds In 1962. All Ireland Pioneering Teams Established in 1973 In Various Towns   In 1962 women playing soccer all over Ireland, just like gaelic football, was not forbidden, but to go out and find women playing…
Friday, 15 December 2017 21:33

Clondrohid, Co. Cork G.A.A. History

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  Mid Cork Club Steeped In G.A.A. Football Heritage   In close proximity to Macroom town, situated just a short distance off the main Macroom/Millstreet road lies a Co. Cork country village who can trace the foundation of the local G.A.A. club back to 1888, just a mere four years…
Monday, 02 October 2017 16:29

Martin O'Doherty Presentation

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Golden Memories Night at Glen Rovers GAA Club, Cork for Martin O’Doherty of Cork Hurling Fame On Friday 29th September at Glen Rovers GAA Clubhouse, Cork, Irish exile in Los Angeles since 1981 and former Cork All Star hurler, Martin O’Doherty, was the recipient of a dual presentation in recognition…
Monday, 02 October 2017 16:23

Jack Lynch Centenary Celebration

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Glen Rovers GAA, Cork, Commemorate The Centenary Birth of Jack Lynch On Friday 29th September 2017 Glen Rovers GAA Club commemorated the Centenary Birth of one of their most celebrated sons in the person of Irish Statesman, legendary Cork and Glen Rovers GAA legend, the late Jack Lynch. In an…