Sports Round-Up & Fitness Options: Episode 151

We’re back for the first episode of 2020 where we’re talking Connacht Senior Rugby Cup win for Sligo Rugby with Matthew Earley and a look at the opportunities for Leitrim people to get fit this new year.

Matthew Earley shares his experience of collecting his first silverware with Sligo Rugby Club after adding the Connacht Senior Cup to his Connacht Senior League medal won earlier in the year.

He talks about the challenge they faced in the shape of Cork Con in the All Ireland Cup Semi Final last weekend.

Breifne takes a look at the Rugby, Soccer and U20 Gaelic Football results from the weekend and introduces the Athlete of the Month awards on the show.

Each month there will be an award for the Athlete of the Month in three categories: International, National & Local. Full details are available at

We also feature a number of options for fitness around the county from Mohill, Manorhamilton, Carrick on Shannon, Kinlough and Kiltoghert.

Paul Kilgannon explains whats on offer in his FitKicks gym in Mohill with a mix of activities from classes, hikes and group challenges keeping it fresh for members of all ages from all over the Mohill region.

Anna and Fab from CrossFit Carrick drop in to chat about what exactly CrossFit is, the kind of workouts they lead and what’s on offer in their premises on the Dublin Road next door to Trailblazers and Vobe.

James McDowell discusses the advantages of hiring a Personal Trainer and the impressive results that he has achieved with his clients, including our prize winner Helena during the last quarter of last year from his base at Train & Gain in the Mulvey Centre in Cortober, Carrick on Shannon.

Frank Whitney of Urban Fit Crew talks about the BoxFit classes they run in Kiltoghert Community Centre where they use the skills of boxing to get their members in shape and moving faster.

Leigha Brennan of LB Fitness in Kinlough chats about what’s on offer in her studio on the main street of the north Leitrim town. (Edited: This segment was removed due to a technical issue in the recorded interview.)

Gerry Creamer, manager of the Bee Park Centre in Manorhamilton, explains how the people of the region can take advantage of their new facilities as part of the Bee Park Sports Hub which launched late last year.

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