Opening Weekend of Even Age National Cup the Highlights:
Skechers 12’s National Cup Round 1:
MEK Galaxy 8–0 Park B
Killarney Athletic 4 –1 Aisling Annacotty
Killorglin 5–2 Knockainey
Mastergeeha1 –3 Moneypoint
Lisnagarry Red 3–4 Camp Juniors
Tralee Dynamos 3–6 Mungret Regional
Janesboro 0-3 Killarney Celtic
Listowel Celtic 1–2 Cahercomlish
Skechers 13’s National Cup Round 1:
Tralee Dynamos 7-7 LB Rovers AET
Dynamos win 5-4 on penalties
Skechers 14’s National Cup Round 1:
Newcastlewest 5–3 Park
Ennis Town 2– 4 Killarney Celtic
Killorglin 6–1 BT Harps
Tralee Dynanos 3–3 Murroe AET
Murroe won 4-3 on penalties
Mastergeeha 6–0 Corbally United
Listowel Celtic 3–1 Holycross
Killarney Athletic 3-0 Cloughjordan
Bridge United 3-0 Castleisland
Skechers 16’s National Cup Round 1:
Charleville 4–3 Tralee Dynamos AET
Fairview Rangers 8–3 Fenit Samphiers
Killarney Celtic 3–2 Killavilla United
Park 3–2 BT Harps
Killarney Athletic 0–4 Aisling Annacotty
Killorglin 3-2 Broadford
Coole 2-6 Ballyhar
MEK Galaxy 3-0 Corbally United
JK Sports 12’s Premier
Tralee Dynamos 1-2 Park
12’s Division 1
Park C 4–1 Inter Kenmare
Castleisland 3-5 Park C
Fenit 4-1 Ballyheigue
12 Division 2 North
Camp Juniors 0-1 Listowel Celtic
Castleisland 1–3 Mastergeeha
Tralee Dynamos B 5-5 Fenit B
12 Division 2 South
Killarney Athletic B 1–2 MEK Galaxy B
Dingle Bay Rovers 3-0 Inter Kenmare
Daly’s Supervalu 13 Division 2 North
LB Rovers 6-2 Listowel Celtic
Slattery’s Carpets/ Blinds 14’s Division 1
Inter Kenmare 2–5 Killarney Athletic B
14 Division 2
Killiorglin C 3–3 MEK Galaxy B
Mastergeeha B 3–6 Dingle Bay Rovers B
Park B 4–3 Castleisland
Ballyhar 7-0 Castleisland B
Dingle Bay Rovers B 0-6 Killorglin C
Killarney Plaza 15 Division 2
Killarney Celtic B 4–2 Killorglin B
15 Girls Premier
Fenit 3-2 Castleisland
Killarney Celtic 3-1 Inter Kenmare
Tralee Trophy World 16 Division 1South
Mastergeeha 5–2 MEK Galaxy
Skechers 12’s National Cup:
MEK Galaxy were the first team through on Saturday to the next round of the 12’s National Cup. Their goals came from Feargal Murphy, David McCarthy, Fionn Kennedy, Danny Murphy and Jack Hallisey.
Killarney Athletic joins them in the next round are they had a good 4-1 home win over Aisling Annacotty. The Woodlawn sides goals came from Cillian Coffey 2, Szymon Jasinksi andEvan Dooan.
Also progressing are Killorglin who defeated Knockainey after 2 goals from Brian Mangan and one each from Ciaran Birminghan, Charlie Griffin and Giovanni McCarthy.
Camp Juniors were also winners on the road winning 4-2 away to Lisnagarry Red. Mikey O’Leary hit a hat trick for the Camp boys with Darragh Murphy getting the other goal.
Mastergeeha went down 3-1 away to Moneypoint with all the goals coming in the second half. The Clare side hit two quick goals before Rory O’Connor pulled one back for Mastergeeha before the home side wrapped up the win.
Despite a Christy Boy Burke hat trick Tralee Dynamos 12’s went out of the competition at home t Murroe.
There was one Round 2 game where Listowel Celtic came up just short at home to Cahercomlish going down 2-1.
Skechers 14’s National Cup:
Killarney Celtic made the trip to Ennis a winning one beating the home side 4-2. Celtic were 2-0 up at half time thanks to a Ted Gorman goal and a penalty from Josh Bowler. The same 2 players added a goal each in the second half.
Mastergeeha were impressive 6-0 winners at home to Corbally United. The Kilbrean sides goals came from Jack Tagney, John Hughes, Kieran Nagle 2 and Emmet Spillane 2.
Killorglin and BT Harps were tied1-1 at the break but the home side pulled away to hit 5 unanswered on the Dragon’s Den All Weather to take the win. The Killorglin goals came from Jack McGrath, Aaron Doyle 2, Adam O’Neill, Ryan Carey and Ben Levy.
The Park went out 5-3 away to Newcastlewest despite leading 2-1 at the break. The Park’s goals came from Thomas Deregi 2 and William Jakpovi. Bridge United got past Castleisland 3-0.
Listowel Celtic are also into the next round with a 3-2 home win over Holycross. Joshua Magdziak scored twice and Evan Boyle got one with all three goals set up by the man of the match Luke O’Reilly.
Tralee Dynamos staged a great comeback from being 3-0 down at the break at home to Murroe to force the game into extra time where it ended 3-3. Pierce Lowth with 2 and Adam Evans were on the mark for Dynamos who lost 4-3 on penalties.
Skechers 16’s National Cup:
A good first half saw Ballyhar 3-0 away to Coole and they added another 3 in the second half to win 6-2. The Ballyhar goals came from Stephen Palmer, Charlie Keating, Hugh Walsh, James Horgan, Aaron Burke and Colin Callaghan.
MEK Galaxy are also into the hat thanks to a 3-0 results from their game with Corbally United. Killarney Celtic and Killavilla were level at the break with Calum O’Donoghue on the mark for Celtic. They added two more in the second half from a Jack O’Donoghue free and a goal from John Kelliher to win 3-2.
The Park also progressed on a 3-2 score line at Christy Leahy Park knocking out BT Harps. The Park goals came from Sean Healy, Obinna Izehi and Venis Jahiri.
Killorglin 16’s made it a very good day for the club as they became the third side to progress. They beat Broadford 3-2 with all three goals coming from the on form Ryan Diggin.
Killarney Athletic went out at home to top Limerick side Aisling Annacotty. Another Limerick side saw off Fenit with Fairview Rangers winning 8-3 at home to the Kerry side. Garry O’Riordan and Eddie McCarthy were on the mark for Fenit.
Tralee Dynamos were defeated 4-3 after extra time away to Charleville
Dynamos through in 13’s National Cup thriller:
There was one game in the 13’s National Cup Rouind 2 with Tralee Dynamos coming back from 5-1 down to draw 6-6 at the end of normal time. Both sides scored one each in extra time to leave the score at 7-7.
From Tralee Dynamos Christy Burke hit 4, Fionn Daly 2 and Mollie Duggan the other goal. LB Rovers goals came from Michael Houlihan, Daithi Keane Tyrell, Darragh Moriarty and Fiana Bradley.
The penalties were equally exciting with Tobi, Mollie Duggan, Christy Burke, Fionn Daly and Jake Carmody all scoring for Dynamos and keeper Jaidon Ward making a finger -tip save to touch the ball onto the crossbar ad secure the win for the Tralee side.
Park win Tralee derby in 12 Premier
The Park made the short trip to neighbours Tralee Dynamos in the JK Sports 12 Premier a winning one thanks to goals from Mike Quirke and Nikita Hoare.
Park C win twice in 12 Division 1
It was a good week for the Park C as they collected 6 points from their two games. In mid-week they defeated Catleisland 5-3. The Tralee sides goals came from Edison Jahiri 2, Jack Daly, Temitoyoh King Chaninomi and Johnny Nelligan. Jack Ryan 2 and Kyle Buckley replied for Castleisland.
On Saturday they had to come from behind to see off Inter Kenmare at Christy Leahy Park 4-1. Adamola Idowu 2 and 2 from Edison Jahiri, one from the penalty spot and one from a free kick gave them full points. Philip O’Sullivan got the goal for Inter.
Fenit also picked up 3 points thanks to a 4-1 win against Ballyheigue who had Adam Lee on the mark. The Fenit goals came from Conor McGibney 2, Dara Harty and Eamon Hickey.
Away wins in the 12 Division 2 North
The two away teams won in the JK Sports 12 Division 2 North. Listowel Celtic B defeating Camp Juniors B 1-0 in the opening game of the weekend thanks to a goal from Aidan O’Callaghan Grimes. Mastergeeha won 3-1 at Georgie O’Callaghan Park thanks to goals from Patrick O’Donoghue 2 and Patrick Murphy. Mark Curtin replied from the penalty spot for the home side.
Tralee Dynamos B and Fenit B played out a 10 goal cracker. With their keeper in great form Fenit led 5-3 but Dynamos eventually found a way past to level the game late on. Alex Touhy got 3 and Daniel Farmer 2 were the Dynamos goal scorers while Michael Corridan and Roman McGibney were on the mark for Fenit B.
LB take opening win in 13’s Division 2 North
LB Rovers are the first leaders in the Daly’s Supervalu 13 Division 2 North. In their win over Listowel Celtic Oran O’Sullivan hit 4 with Jack Rochford and Shay Murphy getting one each. Jack Gavin and Rarry O’Leary replied for Listowel.
MEK Galaxy B took the points from their trip across Killarney to defeat Woodlawn 2-1. Leo Allen and Sean Clifford were on the mark for the away side with Eli Anderson replying for Athletic.
Dingle Bay Rovers got the three points in a 3-0 result over Inter Kenmare.
5 Stars for Athletic in 14 Division 1:
Killarney Athletic’s Daire Kingston as he hit all his sides 5 goals as they defeated Inter in Kenmare 5-2.
Goal Galore in 14’s Division 2:
Killorglin C ns MEK Galaxy B shared 6 goals and the points in a 3-3 draw. Patrick Radney, Kuba Ciesla and Micheal Roche were the scorers for Killorglin with Darragh O’Neill, James Clifford and Joe Horan were on the mark for MEK.
2 goals from Padraig Manning and Jack Sheehy and one from Patrick Cahill gave Dingle Bay Rovers B the points in their game against Mastergeeha B. Dingle goalkeeper Oisin Dowd made a number of big saves to keep his side in the game.
Casltleisland were 3-0 up away to Park B thanks to goals from Mateudz Mrozla and David McCarthy 2 but the Tralee side hit 4 without reply to take the win, The goals game from Oisin Doherty, Alex Riordan, Donnacha Foley and Kirstan Lyne.
Celtic B win in 15’s Division 2:
A hat trick from Max Brzozowski and one from Fionn Noctor gave Killarney Celtic B all three points in their home game against Killorglin B in the Killarney Plaza 15 Division 2. Celtic led 3-0 at the break with Calvin O’Connor pulling one back for Killorglin B but it wasn’t enough to get anything from the game.
Mastergeeha win in 16’s Division 1
In the only game in the Tralee Trophy World 16 Division 1 Mastergeeha were 5-2 winners over MEK Galaxy B. Mark O’Shea hit 2 with Colin O’Leary, Turlough O’Connor and Jack Higgins getting one each. Eddie Moroney and Hugh O’Malley were the MEK scorers.
Home wins in 15 Girls Premier opener:
The opening day of the Kerry Schoolgirls League saw action in the 15’s Premier with wins for the two home sides. Fenit defeated Castleisland 3-2 having led 2-1 at the break. Liky Nowak scored all three goals for Fenit who also had keeper Grace Stack in great form. Amy Curtin and Shauna Wilkinson got the goals.
Killarney Celtic and Inter Kenmare were level 1-1 at the half with Tirna Murphy and Helena O’Donoghue getting the goals. In the second half Celtic scored twice without reply. Aideen O’Brien and Leah McMahon hit the net to ensure the points for Celtic.
Girl’s Roll of Honour:
The Girls Section of the League began this Saturday with the 15 Premier and the best displays came from Lily Nowak and Grace Stack from Fenit, Amy Curtin Castleisland, Andrea Murphy Killarney Celtic and Helena O’Donoghue Inter Kenmare.
Team of the Week:
Tralee Dynamos 13’s
Gearoid Quirke Mark Griffin Ross Murphy
MEK Galaxy B 14’s Camp Juniors 12’s Mastergeeha 12’s
Edison Jahiri Fionn Coleman Eoin Joy WalID Khalil
Park 12’s Ballyhar Dynamos 14’s Castlesland 12’s Killarney Celtic 15’s
Daire Kingston Oran O’Sullivan Bartek Zglinski
Killarney Athletic 14’s LB Rovers 13’s Killorglin 15’s
Opening Weekend of Even Age National Cup the Highlights: