Tag Archives: Kilcock

Daly migrates West for the Winter

Kilcock man Cormac Daly has today joined Connacht Rugby on a short-term deal.

Daly, who is a former Ireland U20s International, previously trained with the Connacht Professional squad during the 2019/20 season.

The 6’6’’ lock will provide additional cover following a number of international call-ups and injuries in the second row. He had been playing with his club Clontarf up until the most recent lockdown and even helped himself to a try in one of their last games before games drew to a halt.

Kilcock Trio Named On Kildare Championship Panel

Kilcock LGFA trio Grace White, Caoimhe Fagan and Megan O’connor have been named on a 29 strong panel for Kildare Ladies’ upcoming Intermediate Football Championship campaign.

The Lilywhites take on Clare this coming Sunday, November 1st, in the first round of the Intermediate Championship against Clare in Banagher, County Offaly.

Caoimhe Fagan, Megan O’Connor & Grace White after Kildare Ladies victory over Sligo in the League in early 2020.

Fitness Journey Kilcock Become Ireland’s First Gym To Install Medical Grade Sanitiser System

Fitness Journey Kilcock have this week partnered up with Sanity System to become Ireland’s first gym to install the medical grade sanitisation system using ozone technology.

This technology is used by organisations like the HSE, National Ambulance Service, An Garda, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, the Aviva Stadium etc and is the only system in the world with preliminary scientific evidence to prove that this system kills Covid19.

Owner of Fitness Journey Kyle Delavari is proud of the latest and most important addition to his state of the art gym as we found out when we caught up last night; “Our clients’ health, safety and well being underpins what we are all about here at Fitness Journey. We have invested in this to ensure that our facilities and equipment are sanitised everyday to protect those who use them. We hope this will offer extra peace of mind to our clients and staff”

Conn McDunphy Claims Gold At National Time Trial Championships

By Robert Cox 01/10/20

Conn McDunphy has been crowned the ‘Elite Men’s National TT Champion’ in Co. Limerick this morning.

The Kilcock cyclist claimed the title from Nicolas Roche, who won silver, and Lindsay Watson, who was back in third.

McDunphy, who has been based in France this year with CC Nogent Oise, recorded a time of 26:29 on the 22.4km course at Knockaderry in the Newcastle West Wheelers promotion.

That was just two seconds faster than Roche (Team Sunweb), with Watson (Powerhouse Sport) in 3rd some 22 seconds off McDunphy’s winning time

Elite Men’s Time Trial National Championships
🥇 Conn McDunphy 26.29
🥈 Nicholas Roche 26.31
🥉 Lindsay Watson 26.51

McDunphy could scarcely believe he had done it as he reacted to his victory on his twitter page. “National Champ! Not sure whether to believe it or not. This is for everyone who has helped me till now. WOW”

Feature Photo by: Irishcyclingnews.com BSutton

Kilcock v Clogherinkoe – Captain’s Profile Gavin Scanlon Clogherinkoe

Name: Gavin Scanlon

Age: 25

Honours: U21 Kildare Championship 2015, Division 2 League and Keogh Cup.

Occupation: Electrician

Someone who has had an influence on your career: That would have to be my Mother, definitely.

Three words to describe yourself as a player: Kamikaze, tough and hard working.

Favourite Sportsperson: Tyson Fury

Best player played with: Jack Robinson Clogherinkoe

Toughest opponent: Chris Healy from Two Mile House

Favourite club player: Killian Galligan, Clogherinkoe

Favourite Inter County player: Conor McManus from Monaghan

Player you would love to have at your club: Luke Flynn from our neighbours Johnstownbridge!

Most memorable sporting moment: Has to be our 2015 U21 Championship win. Great memories from that day.

Favourite Gaa ground played in : Croke park

Best advice someone has given you : Hard work beats talent.

Young player in your club we should look out for: Aidan Boyle

Most skilful player on your team: Eanan lynch

What does it mean to Captain your side in Saturday’s County Final: It gives me and immense sense of pride and it’s an honour to Captain this fantastic bunch of lads.

Scottish Double For Downey At Ayr

Kildare Jockey Robbie Downey enjoyed a double at Ayr Racecourse yesterday as he partnered ‘Contact’ and ‘Baryshnikov’ to victory for trainer David Barron at the Scottish track.

Downey got the first of his double home in front after timing his run to perfection to get favourite ‘Contact’ up to pip ‘Headingley’ by a head in ‘The Gribbens Taxis Median Auction Maiden Stakes’.

The Kilcock native settled the 2 year old early in the race, making headway to chase the leaders from the two furlong marker, keeping on well inside the final furlong, before pipping ‘Headingley’ and Jason Hart on the line to take the win by a head, with ‘Berry Edge’ back in third.

Downey onboard Contact on the way back to the winners enclosure at Ayr.

Two hours later, Downey and Barron were back in the winners enclosure with the ‘Baryshnikov’. Downey had the 4-year-old was towards the rear early on but like when onboard ‘Contact’, he slowly made headway, though on this occasion the pair got to the front to lead narrowly at the 1f pole and despite edging left on the run in, they kept on to win by 3/4 of a length.

It was the second time in the space of three weeks that Downey had got ‘Baryshnikov’ home in front, after their victory at Chester on September 11th.