Even Age Last 32 places on offer as weekend highlight:
Skechers SFAI 12’s National Cup
Killarney Athletic 1–1 Lough Derg AET
Athletic win on 3-2 penalties.
Cahercomlish3 –4 Killorlglin
16’s National Cup
Ballyhar Dynamos 1–4 Killorglin AET
JK Sports 12’s Premier
Mastergeeha 0–3 Tralee Dynamos
MEK Galaxy 8–1 Listowel Celtic
12’s Division 1
Ballyhar Dynamos 1–2 Castleisland
Park C – Fenit
12’s Division 2 North
Ballyheigue 4–2 Castleisland B
Camp Juniors B1–6 Park B
Mastergeeha 2–1 Fenit B
Listowel Celtic 5–4 Tralee Dynamos
12’s Division 2 South
Killarney Athletic B 3–3 Killarney Celtic B
Dingle Bay Rovers 5–0 Killorglin B
Slattery’s Carpets and Blinds
Killarney Athletic 2–2 Park
Killorglin – Killarney Celtic
14 Division 1
Killarney Celtic B 1–2 Inter Kenmare
Killorglin – Mastergeeha
14 Division 2
Castleisland 6–5 Killorglin C
Killarney Plaza 15 Premier
Mastergeeha 3–4 Park
Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier
Park 0–0 Killarney Celtic
16 Division 1 North
Listowel Celtic 4–2 LB Rovers
Tralee Dynamos 7–0 Fenit
16 Division 1 South
Inter Kenmare 0–7 Mastergeeha
Girls Divisions
13 Premier
Inter Kenmare3 –0 MEK Kickerz
13 Division 1
MEK Starz – Castleisland
Killarney Celtic Green 8-0 Killarney Celtic Gold
15 Premier
Fenit 0–5 Dingle Bay Rovers
Killarney Celtic 5-0 Camp Juniors
The latest rounds of the u10’s boys and u11’s girls non trophy football took place at the weekend with 26 teams of our youngest players enjoying the fun of playing together while learning the basics of the game and not having to worry about the results.
Three National Cup Even sides into Last 32
The Killorglin 12’s are through to the Open Draw which is the last 32 in a great 4-3 away win after extra time at Cahercomlish. The game finished 3-3 in normal time with Killorglin hitting the post and crossbar at the end of the game. But they got the vital goal in extra time when Brian Mangan scored from the penalty spot. Giovanni McCarthy got 2 and Patrick Levy the other goal for Killorglin.
Killarney Athletic are also celebrating progressing to the same rounds as they won the hard way at home to Lough Derg. Mark O’Carroll scored from the penalty spot in normal time to secure the draw and Evan Doona got the winner in the penalties with Ewan McCrohan in the Athletic saving two of the opposition spot kicks.
In the 16’s it is Killorglin that have also progressed to the Last 32 and to the Regional Competition with a 4-1 win over Ballyhar Dynamos in Mort Scott Park after extra time. James Horgan put the home side ahead but Killorglin equalised to leave the game tied at 1-1 at the final whistle.
Killorglin when ahead with the last kick of the first period of extra time and with Ballyhar Dynamos pushing for an equaliser Killorglin scored twice. Their goals came from Ryan Diggin 2, John Burke and Cillian Foley.
Dynamos go top of 12 Premier
With the two sides tied at the top of the JK Sports 12 Premier at the start of play – Killarney Athletic and Camp Juniors – Tralee Dynamos took full advantage to move from third to top but they do have extra games played. Their goals in a 3-0 win came from Christy Boy Burke 2 and Ryan Onyekwere.
MEK Galaxy also won in the same Division defeating Listowel Celtic thanks to goals from Kevin Coffey 4, Fionn Kennedy2, Jack Hallissey and Killian Fitzgerald.
Leaders beaten in 12’s Division 1:
All the teams in the 12’s Division 1 will be thanking Fenit as they stopped the Park C making it 5 wins from 5. While they remain top on 12 points Fenit are now in second on 9. They did the damage in the first half as they 4-0 at the break thanks to goals from Michael Corridan 2, Robert O’Shea and Michael O’Sullivan and they added a 5th from Dara Harty in the second half in their 5-2 win. Danny Kingston and Johnny Neilings scored for the Park.
Castleisland closed the gap on the teams above them. Ben Brosnan put them 1-0 up away at Mort Scott Park with Shane O’Loughlin equalising. Josh Ryan got the winner for Castleisland.
Dingle Bay make it 4 from 4 in Division 2 South
Dingle Bay Rovers perfect start to the 12’s Division 2 South continues and they are now on 4 wins from 4 played. Goals from Padraig Manning, Cillian McNamara, Jack Diver, Tamin and Aaron Folan saw them defeat Killorglin B.
The other game in their group saw the Killarney derby end all square with Athletic B and Celtic B drawing 3-3. Liam Harmon, David Courtney and Timmy Ryan scored for the home side in Woodlwan while Jack Culloty got 2 for Celtic and James Coffey got the other for Celtic.
Listowel go joint top of Division 2 North at top two beaten:
With 8 sides in action in the 12’s Division 2 North it was an important weekend and the big winners were Listowel Celtic. Their 5-4 win over Tralee Dynamos who were also on 7 points at the start of play sees Celtic now go joint top of the table with Fenit B who were also beaten.
Alan Bak, Daniel Farmer 2 and Daniel McCarthy were on the mark for Dynamos who had Brogan McCarthy in great form but they just came up short.
Mastergeeha closed the gap on the sides above them as their win sees them move onto 7 points. Billy O’Donoghue and Jack Murphy got their goals in their win over Fenit B.
The ParK B look like being a team who will have a big saw in this competition as they made it three wins from three defeating Camp Juniors B. Goals from Maciej Kubik 3, Shuiib Adiji 2 and Jamie Tarrant gave the Tralee side all three points.
Ballyheigue will be delighted to get three points on the board as they were 4-2 winners at home to Castleisland B. Mathew O’Sullivan got 3 and Cody Goggin one for the winners while Mark Curtin and Shane O’Connor were on the mark for Castleisland.
Leaders held in 14 Premier:
There were two unexpected results in the Slattery’s Carpets and Blinds 14 Premier. Leaders The Park dropped their first points in their 5 games as they were held to a 2-2 draw with Killarney Athletic in Woodlawn. Timmy Galvin and Dara Kingston scored for the home side with Finn O’Neill and Willam Jakopi scoring for the Park.
Killarney Celtic who had won their opening two games made a great start away to Killorglin and were 2-0 up thanks to Josh Bowler. But the home side came back to win 4-2 with Finn Barrett and Stephen Gannon both scoring twice.
Inter go joint top of 14 Division 1:
Inter Kenmare won an important and tight game away at Killarney Celtic B in the 14’s Division 1. Barry Fitzsimons put them 1-0 up before Oisin Fleming levelled for Celtic B. Ben O’Callaghan got the winner in the second half for Inter who now move onto 9 points.
In the other game Killorglin defeated Mastergeeha 3-2 with Cian O’Connor and Emmet Spillane getting the goals for the Kilbrean side. Ryan O’Connor got 2 and Darragh Clifford the other goal for the winners.
Leaders beaten in 14 Division 2:
The side from Georgie O’Callaghan Park will be delighted with their home win over the leaders Killorglin C in the 14’s Division 2. Jack Joy led the scoring for Castleisland hitting 3 with Joe Smith and Ben O’Donoghue also on the mark before David Healy for the winner in the last minute.
Park win in 15 Premier:
There was only one game in the Killarney Plaza 15 Premier with the Park winning 4-3 over Mastergeeha away at Kilbrean Park. For the home side Hugh Lenihan hit 2 and Alan O’Sullivan the third. Goals from Odhan Ferris, Venis Jahiri, Keith Cotter and Sean Moynihan gave the Park all three points.
Rare result in the 16 Premier:
In the Tralee Trophy World The Park on two wins from 2 and Killarney Celtic who won their only game to date met in Christy Leahy Park. And in a rarely seen result in the League the game finished 0-0.
Listowel Celtic come from behind to win in 16 Division 1 North
LB Rovers had goals from Padraig O’Connor and Joe Finch to lead Listowel Celtic 2-0 and they also hit the post. However the home side fought back with Ajay Behan scoring twice and with further goals from Adam Segal and Darragh Carey late on they took the win 4-2.
The final game of the weekend was played on Sunday when Tralee Dynamos defeated Fenit. The Dynamos goals came from player of the match Eric McMahon, Jack Donoghue, Darragh Cunnane, Alex Hoare, Donagh Stephenson and Nathan Rogers.
Mastergeeha 3 from 3 in 16 Division 1 South
Mastergeeha went to Inter with an unbeaten record and kept that with goals from Colin and Aaron O’Leary getting 2 each and Turlough o’Connor and Marc O’Shea also on the mark.
Girls Games:
In the Girls 13 Premier Inter Kenmare were 3-0 winners at home to MEK Kickerz with Helena O’Donoghue 2 and Phoebe O’Shea on the mark for Inter.
In Division 1 the Green side defeated the Gold team in the all Killarney Celtic clash. Liadh Forde, Jessica Leggate and Emma Daly got the goals for the winning team.
On the 15 Premier Dingle Bay Rovers won away at Fenit thanks to goals from Emily Nic Gearailt, Ella Sheehy and Beth Bambury got the Dngle goals.
Killarney Celtic had goals from Ava O’Malley, Niamh Dorrian, Eve Culhane and Elizabeth Coffey in their win over Camp Juniors at Celtic Park.
Girls Roll of Honour
From the Girls games played the following were the players whose performances sees them nominated for this week’s Roll of Honour:
Liabh Forde and Claire Culhane Killarney Celtic, PhoebeO’Shea and Helena O’Donoghue Inter Kenmare, Ciara O’Sullivan and Sadhbh Donovan Fenit, Abby Leahy and Beth Banbury Dingle Bay Rovers and Meabh O’Sullivan and Ali O’Sullivan MEK Galaxy.
Team of the Week:
JP Godley
Ballyheigue 12’s
Cillian McNamara Conor Smith Hugh Crowley
Dingle Bay Rovers 12’s Inter Kenmare 14’s Castleisland 12’s
Timmy Ryan Shane O’Connor Tony Boland Sean Collins
Killarney Athletic 12’s Castleisland 12’s Listowel Celtic 16’s Killarney Celtic 12’s
Shane O’Loughlin Kevin Coffey Maciej Kubik
Ballyhar Dynamos 12’s MEK Galaxy 12’s St Brendan’s Park 12s’