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KSBGL 2019-2020 Season Final Standings

Kerry Schoolboys Girls League 2019/2020 Season Ended:
Following correspondence from the FAI stating that All Football Activity suspended until July 20th at the earliest and games not kicking off until August 28th and from the SFAI Strongly recommending to all Leagues to end their present season as no games can take place until August 28th the Management Committee of the KSBGL has decided that the 2019/2020 season is now concluded.
The SFAI has also announced that all their competitions – Skechers National and Regional Cups and Subway Inter Leagues will not be completed. And the Kennedy Cup has also been cancelled.
On the Regional Competitions in particular this is very disappointing as we had a number of clubs into the semi-finals. The League will ask the SFAI to look again at this decision and should there be any change we will get in touch with the clubs involved.
While it is not what anyone wanted to happen in the current situation there is no other option. Clubs, coaches, players and parents need this certainty as they begin to plan for the next few months and some return to normality.
2020-2021Season:
The MC will be in touch with the clubs once we get the definitive advice from the FAI / SFAI as to when the 2020/2021 season can begin.
Final Standings:
Having looked at various formulas and taking all games played and not played into consideration the League here are the final standings in the Boys Leagues. (All winners / joint winners and runners up/joint runners up will get a set of medals which can be collected at the AGM.)
**There will be no Automatic Promotion or Relegation this season and all Divisions will be reviewed ahead of the 2020/2021 League Fixtures Meeting.
Boys League’s
JK Sports 12 Premier: Winners Killarney Athletic. Runners Up MEK Galaxy
12 Division 1: Joint Winners Fenit & Inter Kenmare. Runners Up St Brendan’s Park
12 Division 2 South: Winners Dingle Bay Rovers. Joint Runners Up Killarney Celtic B &MEK B
12 Division 2 North: Winners St Brendan’s Park B. Runners Up Ballyheigue
World of Tiles 13 Premier: Winners Killarney Athletic. Joint Runners Up Tralee Dynamos &LB Rovers
13 Division 1 *With 4 teams unable to be separated we will run a one day Blitz when we return – Dingle Bay Rovers / Camp Juniors / Iveragh United / Mastergeeha
13 Division 2 North: Joint Winners LB Rovers &St Brendan’s Park
13 Division 2 South: Winners MEK Galaxy. Runners Up Killorglin B
Slattery’s Carpets 14 Premier: Winners St Brendan’s Park. Joint Runners Up Killarney Athletic & Killarney Celtic.
14 Division 1: Joint Winners Killarney Athletic and Inter Kenmare. Runners Up Killorglin
14 Division 2: Winners Killorglin. Runners Up: Ballyhar Dynamos and St Brendan’s Park

Daly’s Supervalu 15 Premier: Joint Winners Killarney Celtic and Iveragh United
15 Division 1: Winners Tralee Dynamos: Runners Up Killarney Athletic
15 Division 2: Joint Winners LB Rovers and Killarney Celtic B
Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier: Winners St Brendan’s Park. Joint Runners Up: Killorglin and Killarney Celtic
16 Division 1 South: Winners Mastergeeha. Runners Up Ballyhar.
16 Division 1 North: Winners Tralee Dynamos. Runners Up Listowel Celtic.
Girls Leagues:
17’s Premier
Listowel Celtic Winners
No runners up. Listowel 12 points ahead.

15’s Premier
Killarney Celtic Winners
Play- off for second Inter Kenmare, Listowel Celtic and Dingle Bay Rovers

13’s Premier
4 teams one day Blitz -Listowel Celtic / MEK / Killarney Celtic / Inter Kenmare

13’s Division 1
Killarney Celtic Green Winners
4 teams one day Blitz for Runners Up
Castleisland / Park / LB Rovers / Dingle Bay Rovers.

Press Release issued re Conclusion of the KSBGL Season

VITHIT Kerry Schoolboys Girls League now concluded:
Following correspondence from the FAI stating that All Football Activity is suspended until July 20th at the earliest and games are not kicking off before August 28th and from the SFAI who have strongly recommended to all Leagues to end their present season the Management Committee of the Kerry SchoolBoys Girls League has decided that the 2019/2020 season is now concluded.
The SFAI has also announced that all their competitions – Skechers National and Regional Cups and Subway Inter Leagues will not be completed. And the Kennedy Cup has also been cancelled.
On the Regional Competitions in particular this is very disappointing as we had a number of clubs into the semi-finals. The League will ask the SFAI to look again at this decision once the Government’s Return to Sport working group, including the FAI’s Medical Expert Dr Alan Byrne, allows.
Thanks to the cooperation between the clubs and the League’s Fixtures Secretary a number of Leagues have already been completed and the MC has now contacted all clubs regarding the final standings of the various Boys and Girls Divisions and the declaration of the winners and runners-up.
While this is not what anyone wanted to happen, in the current situation there is no other option. Clubs, coaches, players and parents need this certainty as they begin to plan for the next few months and some return to normality.
Many of our players have family members on the frontlines and we take this opportunity to thank all those for the work they have been doing and are continuing to do.
The Kerry Schoolboys Girls League season 2020-2021 will begin in the Autumn once permission is granted by our governing body and the protocols needed are put in place.

2020 AGM Deferred

2020 AGM:

‘Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic the KSBGK is unable to hold the AGM as per Rule 7 (a) ie by the end of June.

The MC of the KSBGL proposes to host the AGM as soon as possible once the holding of meetings (with social distancing if required) is allowed.

As per Rules 7 (a) and 7 (e) all clubs will be given 28 days notice of the new date and 14 days to submit items and nominations for the AGM.’

Before the Shutdown

Before the Shutdown:
World of Tiles 13’s Division 1
Tralee Dynamos 1-6 Camp Juniors
13’s Girls Division 1
Killarney Celtic Green 7-0 MEK Galaxy
Tom Hayes 14’s Shield ¼ Final
Ballyhar Dynamos 1-4 Killorglin
Tucker Kelly 16’s Cup
Listowel Celtic 2-6 Killorglin
Tucker Kelly 16’s Shield
Killorglin B 0-2 MEK Galaxy
Reports
There were a small number of games played in mid-week and just beat the shutdown. The League is evaluating the situation on a daily basis as to when we can return which is of now after March 29th. Clubs will be kept in the loop when any updates are decided on.
Camp Juniors up joint top in 13’s Division 1:
Camp Juniors win away at Tralee Dynamos on Monday night sees them move up to joint leaders in the World of Tiles Division 1. Three teams are now level on 18 points with Dingle Bay Rovers having played 7 games with Camp Juniors and Iveragh United having both played 8 games from an 11 game season.
The goals in the latest win by Camp Juniors came from Darragh Murphy who hit a hat trick in a player of the match performance, Dylan Harrington, Robert Keane and David Moore.
Celtic Green top Girls 13’s Division 1
Killarney Celtic Green have extended their lead at the top of the Girls 13’s Division 1and are now 9 points clear of their nearest challengers Castleisland. However the Celtic girls have played two more games.
In this win over MEK Galaxy, who are 6th, Emma Daly had a great night hitting 4 goals and these were added to by goals from Jessica Leggate, Caoimhe O’Sullivan and Kate Forde.
Killorglin through in the 14’s Shield
The Tom Hayes 14’s Shield has reached the quarter final stage and in this Killorglin were 4-1 winners away to Ballyhar Dynamos at Murt Scott Park. Patryck Radny and Kuba Ciesla both hit two each with Radhy again having an outstanding game.
Killorglin now join The Park in the Tom Hayes 14’s semi-finals with the other two quarter finals still to be played.
Killorglin also through in 16’s Cup:
Killorglin have progressed to the next round of the Tucker Kelly 16’s Cup with a 6-2 win away at Listowel Celtic. Player of the Match Dara O’Grady hit a hat trick with John Burke getting 2 and Ryan Diggin the other one. Ajay Behan got both goals for Listowel Celtic.
MEK progress in the 16’s Shield:
MEK Galaxy won away at Killorglin B to progress in the Tucker Kelly 16’s Shield. The goals came from, Fionan Griffin and Hugh O’Malley. Brendan Casey was the player of the match for MEK with Noah Falvey leading the way for Killorglin B.

Full weekend of action after the storms

Full Weekend of action following the recent storms:
Subway SFAI 12’s Inter League
Kerry 3–2 Limerick United
FAI Gaynor Qualifiers
13’s Kerry 2–1 Waterford
15’s Kerry 0–3Waterford
League of Ireland 15’s Friendly
Cobh Ramblers 6-1 Kerry
John Murphy 12’s Cup
Fenit A 2-0 Fenit B
Mastergeeha A 2–6 MEK Galaxy A
Tralee Dynamos B 1–5Killarney Celtic A
Killarney Celtic B 3–0 Inter Kenmare B
Park B 2–4 Inter Kenmare B AET
Listowel Celtic B 6–1 Mastergeeha B
Listowel Celtic A 4–2 Ballyhar Dynamos
Park A 1–2 Castleisland A
Killarney Athletic A 4–0 Killorglin A
John Murphy 12’s Plate
LB Rovers 5–1 Ballyhar Dynamos Navy
World of Tiles 13 Premier
Listowel Celtic 2-5 Tralee Dynamos
LB Rovers 4–0 Listowel Celtic
13’s Division 1
Dingle Bay Rovers 1–2 Camp Juniors
Iveragh United 2–0 Park B
13’s Division 2 North
Camp Juniors B 3–2 Listowel Celtic
Slattery’s Carpets and Blinds 14 Premier
Killarney Celtic 2-3 Killarney Athletic
Killorglin 4–2 Castleisland
Tralee Dynamos 2–6 Killarney Celtic
14’s Division 2
Killorglin C 3–1 Park B
Tom Hayes 14’s Shield Rd 2
Inter Kenmare 0–1 Mastergeeha A
14’s Shield ¼ Final
MEK Galaxy 2–3 Killarney Athletic B AET
Daly’s Supervalu 15 Premier
Iveragh United 4-1 Killorglin B
Iveragh United 3–0 Listowel Celtic
15’s Shield
Fenit 3-4 Dingle Bay Rovers
Tucker Kelly 16’s Cup
Killarney Celtic 3-1 Killarney Athletic
Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier
Killarney Athletic 0–6 Park
16’s Shield
Group 1-Ballyheigue 2–3 Tralee Dynamos
Group 2-LB Rovers 4–1 Castleisland
Girls Leagues
13’s Ballyheigue 1–4 Park
15’s Fenit 0–2 Inter Kenmare
Camp Juniors 3–0 Castleisland
Killarney Celtic 3–1 Listowel Celtic
Two in a row for Kerry 12’s
The Kerry 12’s side made it two wins in a row and have moved up to second place in Group 2 of the SFAI Subway Munster Inter League competition. Kerry were 3-0 up at half time thanks to goals from Szymon Jasinski, Robert Keane and Darragh Murphy. Limerick United hit two with the wind in the second half but Kerry defended well and took all three points. They will play their final Group game at home to table toppers Cork United this Sunday.
A win and a loss in the Gaynor qualifiers:
The 2020 Gaynor Girls qualifiers continued with the visit of Waterford to Georgie O’Callaghan Park. The 13’s enjoyed a very good win thanks to goals from Suvi O’Connor and Sarah Fitzgerald. Waterford did hit the crossbar late on but Kerry took all three points with a 2-1 win.
The 15’s went 1 down early on but battled hard to get back into the game but Waterford hit two late goals. The qualifier continue over the next two months.
Kerry 15’s continue LoI build-up with a win:
The Kerry 15’s are within a few weeks of the start of the new underage League of Ireland season. They were in Cobh for a friendly and enjoyed a good day with goals from Yogo Cornide, Oisin Healy, Jamie O’Sullivan 2, Cillian Mulvihill and Oisin Breen.
Action in 10’s Cup and Shield
Once again this week there were very exciting games from our youngest players in the 10’s Cup and Shield. In the Cup there were wins for Fenit and Listowel Celtic in Group 1, Killorglin in Group 2 with MEK Galaxy and Ballyhar Dynamos winning in Group 3.
In the Shield the victories went to Listowel Celtic in Group 1, Mastergeeha in Group 2 with Killarney Celtic and Tralee Dynamos drawing and in Group 3 Killarney Celtic and Park took the wins.
Victories shared in 11’s Cup and Shield:
In the 11’sJohn Dowling Cup and 11’s John O’Flynn Shield Killorglin and Ballyheigue played each other. Killorglin took the win in the Cup and Ballyheigue came out on top in the Shield.
Last 16 of John Murphy 12’s Cup known:
The line-up for the Last 16 of the John Murphy 12’s Cup is now known. Already through were MEK Galaxy B, Ballyheigue, Tralee Dynamos A, Camp Juniors A, Killorglin B, the Park C and Mastergeeha C.
Fenit A are also into the next round as they defeated their club mates on the B team 2-0.Michael O’Sullivan and Mikey Corridan got their goals.
They have been joined by the eight winners from Saturday’s games. Killarney Celtic has goals from Cillian Slattery, Pa O’Brien, Fionn Blackwell, Dara O’Sullivan and Maurice Joy as they saw off a gallant and hard- working Tralee Dynamos B with their goal coming from James Bowler.
Killarney Celtic B are also into the hat for the next round thanks to goals from James Murphy, Pa Coffey and Martin O’Brien in their win at home to Inter Kenmare B.
MEK Galaxy won 6-2 away at Mastergeeha A thanks to a hat trick from Kevin Coffey and one each from Fionn Kennedy, Jack Hallissey and Cillian O’Donoghue.
Killarney Athletic A were 4-0 winners at home to Killorglin A with Cillian Coffey, Szymon Jasinski, Bryan O’Connor and Liam O’Brien getting their goals.
Goals from Kyle Buckley and Eoghan Joy gave Castleisland A a 2-1 victory over the Park A at Christy Leahy Park.
A penalty from Philip O’Sullivan and a cracking goal from distance from Caoilainn Desmond for Inter Kenmare were matched by 2 from Majiec Kubic as the game was tied at the end of normal time. Five minutes into extra time and Neil Hyland put Inter ahead. Rossa McGearailt wrapped up the scoring and the win for Inter.
A David Lawlor hat trick were added to by goals from Aidan Grimes, Daithi O’Regan and Daryl Dalton saw Listowel Celtic B progress over Mastergeeha B whose goal came from Eoin O’Sullivan.
Listowel Celtic A are also through after a 4-2 home win over Ballyhar Dynamos. Adrian Kennelly, Jayden Chute and Dylan Costello got the Listowel goals with Shane O’Loughlin replying for Ballyhar Dynamos.
LB into the 12’s Plate draw:
A strong second half from LB Rovers saw them increase a 2-1 half time lead to a 5-1 win at home to Ballyhar Dynamos Navy in the John Murphy 12’s Plate. JJ O’Rourke got three and Archie Walsh and Erica McSherry one each in the win. Sean Brosnan replied for Ballyhar.
LB and Dynamos tied for 2nd in 13 Premier
Killarney Athletic lead the World of Tiles 13 Premier by 4 points after wins over Listowel Celtic by Tralee Dynamos and LB Rovers sees them tied for second place on 18 points. In the mid-week game it was the Dynamos that won 5-2 with goals from Rory O’Halloran 2, Cody O’Sullivan, Nick Lacey and Pierce Lowth.
On Saturday 2 from JJ O’Rourke and one each from Fiana Bradley and Darragh Moriarty gave LB the win.
Iveragh go joint top of 13 Division 1:
Iveragh United were 2-0 winners at home to Park B with the first being an own goal and the second from Marc O’Connor and they move onto 18 points.
Dingle Bay Rovers were on that mark at the start of play from their 6 games. However they suffered their first loss of the season going down 2-1 to Camp Juniors. Cillian McNamara got the Dingle goal but 2 from Robert Keane saw Camp Junior take the win and move into joint second place on 15 points.
Camp Juniors close the gap to top two in 13’s Division 2 North:
Two goals from Jago Brodie and one from Mikey O’Connor gave Camp Juniors a 3-2 win over Listowel Celtic B and moves them onto 12 points just one behind LB Rovers in second and three off the Park C at the top of the table.
Clash of the 14’s Premier top two abandoned due to the weather:
The clash of the top 2 in the Slattery’s Carpets 14 Premier The Park and Killarney Athletic was abandoned due to high winds and rain at half time with the score at 0-0. Athletic had beaten Killarney Celtic in mid-week to into second place. They went 2-0 up early on with goals from Tom Benson and Timmy Galvin. Celtic fought back and goals from Josh Bowler and Calum Cronin saw the sides tied at 2-2. And it was Athletic that took the win thanks to a second Benson goal.
Celtic took back that second spot when they defeated Tralee Dynamos and are on 16 points to Athletics 14 points. However Celtic now have two games more played. Their goals in the win over Dynamos came from Josh Bowler 3, James Moynihan, Vishnu Mandelin and Oisin Fleming.
Second beats top in 14’s Division 2
The Park B were 3-1 winners away at Killorglin C in the Slattery’s 14’s Divisions 2 battle of the top two. Goal’s from Patrik Radny and Kuba Ciesle sees the Park move onto 18 points but they are still 4 behind Killorglin C.
Mastergeeha A and Athletic B progress in Tom Hayes 14’s Shield
In the Tom Hayes 14’s Shield Round 2 one goal was enough for Mastergeeha A to progress. Diarmuid Furlong was the Kilbrean sides scorer.
One round ahead in the ¼ final Killarney Athletic needed extra time to get past MEK Galaxy 3-2. Tadgh Gosney and Tom O’Dowd were on the mark for MEK. But two from Daniel Fleming and one from Rohan Saha saw the Woodlawn side into the Last 4.
Good week for Iveragh in 15 Premier:
In mid-week Iveragh United were 4-1 winners at home to Killorglin with the goals coming from Ben Egan 2, Kieran O’Donnell and Ben O’Donoghue. On Saturday they defeated Listowel Celtic 3-0. This time the goals came from Emmet Daly and Egan with another double. They are level with Killarney Celtic but have played a game more.
Dingle Bay through in 15 Shield
Two goals from James Hoare and one each from Patrick Cahill and Paidi Fitzgerald gave Dingle Bay Rovers at 4-3 win over Fenit in Group 1. Billy Walsh 2 and Alex McGrath scored for Fenit.
In Group 3 LB Rovers were 4-1 winners at home to Castleisland whose goal came from Freddie Galway. But two from Kieran O’Connell and one each from Thavien Buckley and Padraig O’Connor saw LB progress.
Park crowned 16’s Premier champions:
St Brendan’s Park wrapped up the Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier title with a 6-0 win over Killarney Athletic in Woodlawn. The goals came from Cian O’Neill 2 and one each from Colin Doody, Cillian Murphy, Sean Healy and Finn O’Neill with Conor Kerins putting in a player of the match performance.
Celtic win Killarney derby to progress in 16 Cup:
Killarney Celtic are into the next round of the Tucker Kelly 16’s Cup after winning the Killarney derby beating Athletic 3-1. All the goals came in the second half with Adrian Casey 2 and Callum O’Donoghue scoring for Celtic and Gavin O’Sullivan replying for Athletic.
Girls Leagues;
In the Girls 13’s Division 1 St Brendan’s Park are up to third after a 4-1 win over Ballyheigue. The Park’s goals came from Amy Scanlon, Ciara Drummy and Aoife Begley 2.
In the 15’s Premier leaders Killarney Celtic are now on 5 wins from 5 after their win over Listowel Celtic. Aideen O’Brien 2 and Tiarna Murphy got the Celtic goals. Ruth O’Connor replied for Listowel Celtic.
Inter Kenmare are up to second following a goal in each half in a 2-0 win over Fenit away. Tara Desmond and Tamara Nikic got the Inter goals.
Camp Juniors also moved up with the three points from their game against Castleisland.
Girls Roll of Honor: Tamara Nikic and Tara Desmond Inter Kenmare, Lily Stack and Emma Bailey Ballyheigue, Ciara Drummy and Amy Scanlon St Brendan’s Park, Grace Stack and Lucy Moriarty Fenit.
Team of the Week
Conor Galvin
Inter Kenmare 14’s
Cillian Horgan Conor Buckley Diarmuid Furlong Isacc Brosnan
Camp Juniors 13’s Killorglin 14’s Mastergeeha 14’s Castleisland 14’s
Adam Casey Cillian O’Neill Oran O’Neill Michael O’Sullivan
Killarney Celtic 16’s Dingle Bay Rovers 15’s Killarney Athletic 14’s Fenit 12’s
Ben Egan Rory O’Halloran
Iveragh United 15’s Tralee Dynamos 13’s