Friday, 03 July 2015
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Kerry Gaelic Footballers return for the fifth time to Amendoeira Golf ResortThe Kerry footballers return for a fifth time for a tactical training camp to one of the Algarve’s finest resorts.

Eamonn Fitzmaurice brought the Kerry GAA football squad back to Amendoeira Golf Resort between 1st and 6th June for warm weather training. No strangers to the resort, the Kerry Gaelic football squad has now clocked up five training camps since 2010 at the impressive Amendoeira Golf Resort, in the Algarve.

Espiche Golf Takes Top International AwardEspiche Golf becomes the only golf club outside of the US to be recognised as a Clubhouse of the Year 2014 by the prestigious Golf Inc. publication.

The results of the Clubhouse of the Year 2014 awards have been revealed, with Espiche Golf being one of only nine Clubhouses around the world, and the only clubhouse outside of the United States, considered within the New Construction and Renovation categories by Golf Inc Magazine.

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club rated best golf club of PortugalMonte Rei Golf & Country Club has again been rated Best Golf Club of Portugal, voted for by golfers, in the Golfers' Choice Awards 2015.

The rankings for best golf club are compiled based on numerous aspects influencing the quality of the golf club, such as the golf course itself, the overall impression of the club, maintenance, facilities such as practice facilities, clubhouse and the perceived value for money.

French National Football Ladies teamThe world’s #3 ranked women’s national football team revel in first class training facilities and unrivalled accommodation choice at the renowned Amendoeira Golf Resort.

Oceânico Group’s magnificent Amendoeira Golf Resort has built a enviable reputation for being a venue with so much more to offer that just 36-holes of championship golf, and last week bore testament to that with the French Women’s National Football team choosing the all-encompassing facility as their training base whilst they competed in the prestigious Algarve Cup.

Rugby FestivalIn April, Browns Sports & Leisure Club – Vilamoura will be hosting the “Algarve Rugby Festival 2015”, which will include the participation of world-class teams including the British Army (Forces World Champions), Worcester Warriors XV and a Portuguese Premiership Team.

All games will be held on Browns' official pitch located on Caminho dos Golfes in Vilamoura. With Free Entrance, the event will promote rugby in Algarve by providing fans a unique opportunity to watch top class rugby matches.

Some of the American fansUnder a beautiful blue Algarve sky, this years final featured regular finalists The USA and the new kids on the block France.

Before the 4pm kickoff a minutes silence was held to remember the French athletes who had lost their lives so tragically in Argentina this week.

footballGibraltar have sacked manager Allen Bula four games into their European Championship qualifying campaign.

Gibraltar, who joined the UEFA as a full member in May 2013, has lost all four of their Euro 2016 qualifiers, conceding 21 goals and scoring nil, and are bottom of Group D.

Soccer Olhão Strollers (SOS) on the 21st FebruaryWalking Football for the over 50s is gaining more and more interest among Algarve Residents.

After the Olhanese Strollers competitive game against the Cove Rapidly Ageing Pensioners from Farnborough (Hamsphire) in the first ever International Walking Football Competition held 21 February, the Strollers went to Browns for an open sessions to show the “vilamoura crowd” what it's all about.