Weekend January 13th & 14th Results and Reports:
VITHIT Kerry Schoolboys Girls League
JK Sports 12Premier:
Killarney Celtic A 6-3 Park A
Daly’s Supervalu 13 Premier:
Killarney Celtic 3-0 Killorglin
Mastergeeha 3-4 Killarney Athletic
13 Division 1:
Listowel Celtic 5-1 Camp Juniors
13 Division 2:
Mastergeeha B 1-2 Killarney Athletic B
Killorglin B 4-1 MEK
Quills Woollen Mills 14 Girls Premier
Fenit 0-4 Camp Juniors-0
15 Division 1
Ballyhar 6-0 Killarney Athletic
Listowel Celtic 2-0 Fenit
Killorglin B 1-2 Tralee Dynamos
15 Division 2
Rattoo Rovers 4-1 Dingle Bay Rovers
Listowel Celtic Girls 2-4 Windmill United
Moriarty’s Centra 11’s games:
There was a full round of fixtures in the non-competitive Moriarty’s Centra 11’s Divisions. Amongst the teams that en joyed wins were LB Rovers, Park, Killarney Athletic, Killarney Celtic, Iveragh United, Inter Kenmare and Killorglin.
Killarney Celtic extends lead at top of 12 Premier:
Killarney Celtic have opened a 3 point gap at the top of the JK Sports 12 Premier Division following a 6-3 home win over St Brendan’s Park. The home side enjoyed the better of the first half and led 3-1 at the break. Midway through the second half and the Tralee side were only a goal behind with Celtic leading 4-3 but it was the Hoops who finished the stronger scoring twice more to win 6-3.
Josh Bowler score a hat trick for Celtic with Ted O’Gorman getting two and the last being an own goal while Justin O’Sullivan with two and Ryan Mahon got the Park goals.
With Iveragh United game off Killarney sides take advantage:
Daly’s Supervalu 13 Premier leader’s Iveragh United’s game against the Park fell of the weather. This allowed Killarney Celtic to move to the joint top of the table as they defeated Killorglin 3-0. Eoghan Crowley gave the Killarney side a 1-0 first half lead. He scored again early in the second half and Dara O’Shea wrapped up the win. Celtic are one point ahead of the South Kerry boys but Iveragh now have two games in hand.
Their neighbours Killarney Athletic are also on 8 points after the came from behind to defeat Mastergeeha in a cracking 7 goal thriller. Athletic are also on the same number of games as Celtic.
Mastergeeha led 3-1 with ten minutes left at Kilbrean Park thanks to goals from Sean Doolan, Alan O’Leary and Eoin Kelly. Alex Hennigan had replied for Athletic.
However the Woodlawn boys staged a great comeback with Hennigan getting his second and then goals from James Healy and Donnacha Coffey gave the Blues this important win.
7 Up for Listowel Celtic in 13 Division 1:
With only one game played in the 13 Division 1 Listowel Celtic have extended their lead at the top of the table to 9 points following their 7th straight win. However they do have two more games played than their closest chasers Inter Kenmare.
Listowel Celtic’s goals came from a Cormac Dillon hat trick and one each from Robert Heffernan and Sean O’Mahony.
Killorglin go level at the top of 13 Division 2:
With leaders Fenit game off due to the weather Killorglin’s 4-1 win sees them move level at the top of the table. They defeated MEK 4-1 despite going behind to a Sam Buckley goal. Killorglin fought back and goals from Thomas O’Donnell, Jack McGrath and two from Bryan Coffey gave them all three points.
Killarney Athletic got themselves 3 important points following a 2-1 away win at Mastergeeha. Eric Moriarty and Ryan Neeson scored for Athletic in a good all round performance. Mastergeeha’s goal came from Kieran Nagle and only for a number of great saves by Athletic keeper Aaron O’Connor the opposition could have snatched a point.
Camp Juniors go second in 14 Girls Premier:
Goals from Finola Casey, Tiarna Murphy and two from Suin Fitzgibbon gave Camp Juniors a 4-0 win over Fenit in the JK Sports 14 Girls Premier. This sees Camp Juniors move into second place behind Inter Kenmare. For Fenit Fervla Jeffers and Aoife Greaney impressed.
Killorglin win the battle of the unbeaten in 15 Premier:
Something had to give in the Daly’s Supervalu 15 Premier as the two unbeaten side at the top of the table met. Camp Juniors topped the table after 6 wins from 6 games while Killorglin had won their three games. Indeed this Killorglin side have not lost a game for a number of season having won the younger Leagues.
But it was the home side that took the win in a tight game. At Camp the game was scoreless at half time but two Maurice O’Connell goals won it in the second half. The first came from a tap in following an Oisin Smailes pinpoint cross. His second was a bullet header from an excellent Kian Clancy corner.
5 Star Ballyhar top 15 Division 1:
Ballyhar now have 15 points from their 5 League games and are top of the 15’s Division 1. A Brian Burke hat trick and one each from Aaron O’Shea, Stephen Palmer and James Horgan saw the boys from Murt Scott Park defeat Killarney Athletic 6-0.
Tralee Dynamos move into second place following their 2-1 away win at Killorglin B. Their goals came from Patrick Moravski and Sean Horan.
Listowel Celtic moved up the table thanks to two late goals in a 2-0 win over Fenit. Dylan Quinn and Daragh Carey both scored for the home side inside the last ten minutes.
Rattoo Rovers move further clear in 15’s Division 2
Rattoo Rovers have made it five wins from five in the 15’s Division 2 and now have a 6 point gap at the top of the table but have played one more game than the teams around them. Emmet Kelly, Seam McGrath, Darragh Quinlan and Aaron McCabe got the goals for the winners with Mark Manning replying for Dingle Bay Rovers. The West Kerry side could have been much close only for the heroics of Adam Farrell in the Rovers goals who made at least outstanding saves.
Windmill United defeated Listowel Celtic Girls 4-2 to move up the table. Thomas O’Sullivan got 2 and Adam Murphy and Dylan Barry got one each in the win. Aisling Kelly and Aoife O’Connor scored for the Celtic Girls.
Kerry still lead Subway 13’s Inter League:
The Kerry u13’s have moved onto 7 points from their three games in the Subway Munster Inter League Group 1 competition. They came from 1-0 down at half time in UL to draw 1-1 with Limerick District thanks to a Cormac Dillon goal.
Kerry will be at home to Limerick Desmond on February 11th and away to Limerick County in their final Group game in early March.
The Kerry 12’s were beaten by Limerick District in their Subway Inter League game but are still in contention with two games to go. Both Leagues also had Development Squads in action and the teams drew 1-1 with Aaron Carey getting the Kerry goal.
Kerry 15’s one game away from Munster glory:
Kerry 15’s are one game away from Munster Plate glory as they take on Waterford in WIT this Sunday in the decider. The Kingdom were very unlucky to miss out on a place in the Cup semi-final as the missed out by 1 goal on goal difference following the Group competition.
Kerry finished level with West Cork on 4 points thanks to a win over Waterford and a draw with West Cork in a game where they had a last minute chance to snatch a win.
They bounced back with a Plate semi-final win over Limerick Desmond while Waterford were easy winners over North Tipperary. The winners from this game will be away to Leinster in the All Ireland Plate semi-final.
Aoife on International training squad:
Well done to Listowel Celtic’s Aoife Horgan who has been named as one of the 21 girls on the u15 International squad that have been called up for training at Abbotstown this weekend ahead of their Bob Doherty Tournament at Easter.
Team of the Week: Adam Farrell
Rattoo Rovers 15’s
Caolan O’Connor Thomas O’Sullivan Leon Daly
Killorglin 13’s Windmill United 15’s Tralee Dynamos 15’s
Brian Burke Sean O’Mahoney Peter O’Doherty Kieran Naagle
Ballyhar 15 Listowel Celtic 13’s Killarney Celtic 12’s Mastergeeha 13’s
Sam Buckley Alex Hennigan Justin O’Sullivan
MEK 13’s Killarney Athletic 14’s Park 12’s