Southern Star 6th August - 2016-08-02

The past week has been a notable one for the club. Thursday saw the re-launch of the
clubs newly updated website still available at The site is bright,
colorful, easy to follow and is the culmination of a lot of hard work and dedication by the
clubs website manager Donnacha Lehane and the clubs registrar Kevin McCarthy Jnr.

Last Friday evening’s home Premier Intermediate Hurling League game versus
Carraigaline 2-17 to 2-18 was notable for the return to competitive action for our
former underage star Michael Cahalane after an absence of over 2 years away from the
playing fields of Cork. Michael was introduced as a 29 th minute substitute after the hard
working centre forward Thomas O’Donoghue sustained an accidental leg injury.
Michael’s first touch was a splendid long range point off his right side, quickly followed
by a similar effort off his left side and these scores made it 0-8 to 2-7 at the small

Michael shot over another point on the re-start, stroked over a long range free and then
netted a goal after reacting quickest to a loose ball in the parrellogram. Further points by
Rory Fogarty, Jason Hickey and Eoghan O’Donovan saw the score be 1-13 to 2-11 after
10 minutes. A good switch saw Cian O’Mahony negate the influence of the Carraigaline
sweeper and also score a lovely goal and Matthew McNamara excelled at wing back and
Joe Harrington likewise in corner back. There was a welter of excitement at the finish of
this excellent game of hurling and whereas we lost it felt like a victory with the return of

The Intermediate Footballers play Ballydesmond in Round 3 of the IFC at Macroom next
Sunday at 7.00p.m.

The Minor Hurlers defeated Pedlars 1-13 to 1-10 in the West Cork Semi-Final last
evening in Enniskeane

Congratulations to the three local girls Aideen Lynch, Sophie Hurley and Nicole Quinn
that were part of the Cork LGFA Minor team that won the all-Ireland final over Dublin in
Longford on Monday last

Stephen Murphy