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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
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

Kerry 14’s sit top of Group and into Munster Final

Jorge halts all Saturday games:
Inter League games:
Subway 12’s Inter League / Development Game
West Cork0 –3 Kerry
West Cork 1–1 Kerry
Subway 14’s Inter League
Kerry 3–0 South Tipperary
Gaynor Girls Qualifier
13’s South Tipperary 4–1 Kerry
15’s South Tipperary 6– 0Kerry
Mid- Week Games
JK Sports 12 Division 1
Fenit 0-4 Castleisland
Slattery’s Carpets 14 Premier
Park 3-1 Castlesisland
Daly’s Supervalu 15 Premier
Killarney Celtic 7-1 Inter Kenmare
Tucker Kelly 16’s Cup
Ballyhar 7-1 MEK Galaxy
Tralee Trophy World 16 Division 1 North
Fenit 0-4 LB Rovers
Girls 13’s Division 1
Killarney Celtic 6-1 Castleisland
While we lost our third Saturday of fixtures there were still a number of games played in mid-week in various Leagues while on Sunday there was action in the u12 and u14 Boys and u13 and u15 Girls Inter Leagues and Gaynor qualifiers.
Kerry 14’s top the table and into Munster decider:
The Kerry 14’s have completed their Group stage of the inaugural Munster u14’s Inter League. It was a good campaign for the Kerry boys winning 3 and drawing 1 game to sit on top of the table on 10 points. Their latest win came with a 3-0 victory over South Tipperary at Mounthawk Park.
Kerry got off to the best start with Josh Bowler scoring after 3 minutes. Fionn O’Neill and Mohamed Abdala added two more before the break. Kerry had chance to add to their tally and had a penalty miss as South Tipperary concentrated on keeping the scoring down.
Kerry now await the result of the Cork v South Tipp game which will decide if it’s the Cup or Shield Miunster final for the Kerry 14’s.
12’s back in the hunt for a top two place:
The Kerry 12’s were 3-0 winners West Cork in the Subway Inter League in a game that was switched from Lyre to Celtic Park. And Szymon Jasinski again showed his goal scoring class hitting a hat trick to secure three valuable points for Kerry. They are at home to Limerick District next Sunday.
The two sides also played in a Development game which ended 1-1. Michael Quirke put Kerry ahead but the West Cork side replied in the second half.
Joint leaders go down in 12’s Division 1
Fenit remain joint top of the JK Sports 12 Division 1 where they sit on 13 points for 6 games the same number of points as Inter Kenmare but with a game in hand.
However Fenit missed the chance to go top on their own when they went down 4-0 at home to Castleisland who are up to 5th. Jack Ryan had a game to remember getting all 4 goals for Castleisland.
Gaynor Girls go down to South Tipperary:
The Kerry 13’s and 15’s continued their Gaynor qualifiers with a trip to South Tipperary who are one of the top girls Leagues in the province. Katie Foster scored for the Kerry 13’s who went down 4-1 in the end. Kerry had a couple of chance, especially in the first half, but it was the home side that took the win.
The South Tipperary 15’shave been together for the last 4 years and were a little too strong for Kerry on the day. They led 3-0 at the break and added 3 more but there were positives for the Kerry girls who will have learned a lot from this game,
The 13’s and 15’s have 3 more games to decided who which teams go into the Gaynor Cup section and the Gaynor Trophy section at the Tournament in UL in the summer.
Leaders win again in the 14 Premier
St Brendan’s Park lead the way in the Slattery’s Carpets 14’s Premier but were pushed all the way by Castleisland in their latest game. The game was tied at 1-1 at the break in Christy Leahy Park with Finn O’Neill scoring for the Park and Jack O’Donoghue getting the Castleisland goal.
In the second half O’Neill scored a second and Momhamed Abdalla added a third to give the Park all three points.
Celtic make it 8 form 8 in the 15’s Premier
Killarney Celtic made it 8 wins from 8 games in the Daly’s Suopervalu 15 Premier as they defeated Inter Kenmare 7-1. Luke O’Neill and Josh Bowler both scored two each with Eoghan Crowley, Javier Abad and Adrian Casey getting the other goals.
Strong second half see Ballyhar into 16’s Cup round 2:
In a game played on Sunday Ballyhar Dynamos made the better of the conditions in the second half of this Tucker Kelly Cup clash against MEK Galaxy in Murt Scott Park.
The sides were tied 0-0 at the break but 4 goals from James Horgan, 2 from Stephen Palmer and one from Noel McMahon sees Ballyhar Dynamos into the hat for round 2.
LB Rovers up to third in 16 Division 1 North
LB Rovers won 4-0 away to Fenit to move up to third in the Tralee Trophy World 16 Division 1 North. Kieran O’Connell hit a hat trick with Darragh Fitzpatrick also on the mark.
Celtic open gap in 13 Girls Division 1
Killarney Celtic Green are now 6 points clear of Castleisland in the u13’s Girls Division 1 but they do have a game more played. On the mark in their win over Castleisland were Jessica Leggate and Emma Daly who both scored twice with Kate Ford and Megan Sheehan also on the mark.
Munster win for Kenmare Girls:
The League is delighted to congratulate Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine who were crowned Munster Schools u15’s champions this week. They defeated Scoil Mhuire Askeaton 2-1 thanks to goals from Saoirse Buckley and Grace Foley. A number of girls who play with our Girls teams were in action with the Pobalscoil. They will play the Connacht winners in March.
Boys Roll of Honour: Josh Ryan Castleisland 12’s, Szymon Jasinski Killarney Athletic 12’s, Paddy Hannafin Fenit 16’s, Finn O’Neill Park 14’s, Timmy Moynihan Killarney Celtic 15’s and Kieran O’Connell LB Rovers 16’s.
Girls: There was very little girls action but Megan Sheehan Killarney Celtic 13’s was the stand out player in the one game that was played.

Big week of action in the KSBGL

Mid-Term action all week:
Subway 14’s Inter League
Clare 4-2 Kerry
Clare 2-6 Kerry
JK Sports 12’s Premier
Killorglin 1 –7 MEK Galaxy
Tralee Dynamos 1-5 Killarney Athletic
Playoff Killarney Celtic 1–1 Tralee Dynamos
Dynamos win on penalties
Mastergeeha 0–0 Killorglin
John Murphy 12’s Shield
Preliminary Round
Mastergeeha B 0–3 Park B
Round 1
Ballyheigue 2–4 LB Rovers
Tralee Dynamos B 3–0 Inter Kenmare B
Round 2 Last 16
Killarney Celtic B 1–2 MEK Galaxy B
Park C 7–0 Castleisland B
Camp Juniors B 3–1 Masrtergeeha C
Dingle Bay Rovers 1–3 Ballyhar Dynamos Blue AET
Fenit B5 –2 Killorglin B
World of Tiles 13 Division 1
Mastergeeha 5-3 Camp Juniors
John Joe Naughton 13’s Plate
Killorglin B – Killarney Athletic C
Slattery’s 14 Premier
Listowel Celtic 6–1 Tralee Dynamos
14’s Division 2
Killorglin C 8-0 Dingle Bay Rovers
Tom Hayes 14 Shield Round 1
Dingle Bay Rovers A 8–0 Mastergeeha B
Killorglin B 3–0 LB Rovers
Tom Hayes 14’s Shield ¼ Finals
Park 3–0 Killarney Celtic B
Daly’s Supervalu 15 Premier
Park 6-1 Listowel Celtic
15’s Shield Group 2
Killarney Celtic B 1-7 Tralee Dynamos
Tucker Kelly 16’s Cup
Killorglin 3-1 Tralee Dynamos
Mastergeeha 5-2 Castleisland
Killorglin B 3 -1 Ballyheigue
Tucker Kelly 16’s Shield
Fenot 4-3 Killorglin
Kerry in 12’s Subway Inter League action:
Kerry travelled to Ennis to play Clare in two games. In the Inter League the home side started the better and were 3-0 up at half time. But the Joe O’Reilly / JP Mullins side put in a huge effort in the second half and pulled two goals back thanks to Dara Murphy and Pierce Lowth. Kerry pushed hard for an equaliser and almost got it but Clare broke away and scored an insurance goal on the counter attack.
In the second game goals from Nick Lacey and Oran O’Sullivan put Kerry 2-1 up at half time. The Kerry boys dominated the second half and Lacey added three more and Harry O’Connor made it 6 to see Kerry win by 4.
10’s Cup and Shields Continue:
The action in the 10’s Cup and Shields continued this week with Killarney Celtic narrowly defeating Ballyhar Dynamos in both sections under lights at Celtic Park. On Saturday in the Cup Groups there were wins for Listowel Celtic and Fenit in Group 1, Mastergeeha in Group 2 and Killarney Celtic and Ballyhar Dynamos in Group 3.
In the Shield it was Fenit who won in Group 1, Inter Kenmare in Group 2 and The Park and Tralee Dynamos in Group 3.
Busy week in the 12 Premier
It was a busy weeks in the JK Sports 12 Premier with the action starting on Monday when MEK Galaxy won away at Killorglin. The MEK goals came from Jack Hallissey 3, David McCarthy, Fionn Kennedy, Cillian O’Donoghue and Fergal Murphy. MEK are second in the Division ahead of the split for Phase 2.
On Tuesday night Killarney Athletic also won on the road as they defeated Tralee Dynamos. The Woodlawn side’s goals came from Szymon Jasinski, Evan Doona, Darragh Moynihan, Brian McCarthy and Jake Nash. This was Athletic 7th wins from 7 and they top the Division.
Killarney Celtic and Tralee Dynamos were both level on points after the first phase of the League and a play-off was needed to see who would play in the top 5 and which team would play in the League Shield. Again there was nothing between the sides with Patrick O’Brien scoring in extra time for Celtic as the game ended 1-1 after extra time. Dynamos took the play-off win 5-4 on penalties.
Mastergeeha and Killorglin drew 0-0 in the League section leaving away side top of this competition.
John Murphy 12 Shield gets underway:
In the Preliminary game the Park B won away at Mastergeeha B thanks to 2 goals from Marciej Kubic and one from Mohab Abdalrazek.
In Round 1 LB Rovers won away at Ballyheige who had Mathew O’Sullivan and Xvisier on the mark. For LB JJ O’Rourke hit a hat-trick with Alex O’Carroll getting the other goal. Tralee Dynamos B are also through on a 3-0 score line over Inter Kenmare B.
John Murphy Shield Last 16: There were 5 games in the Last 16 of the Shield. Goals from James O’Meara and Killian Fitzgerald gave MEK Galaxy B a 2-1 win over Killarney Celtic B. Sean Collins got the Celtic goal with all the scores coming in the second half.
2 goals from Jack Daly and Damola Idowu and one each from Sean Og O’Connor, Conor O’Regan and Shane O’Donovan saw the Park C progress against Castleisland B.
Roan Guerin put Mastergeeha C 1-0 up after 10 minutes away to Camp Juniors B. But the home side were level before half time and went on to win 3-1 thanks to goals from Jack Doyle 2 and David O’Donnell.
Padraig Manning put Dingle Bay Rovers 1-0 up at home to Ballyhar Dynamos B. Harry O’Connor levelled for Ballyhar and in extra time O’Connor got a second and Conrad Long wrapped up the Ballyhar win.
Tiernan O’Keeffe 2, Danny Gaza, Cillian O’Brien and Roman Carey-MacGibney were on the score sheet as Fenit B progressed over Killorglin B.
Killorglin B win in 13’s Plate
In the John Joe Naughton 13’s Plate goals in either half from Dylan Counihan and Cian Hayes saw Killorglin B defeat Killarney Athletic C 2-0.
Mastergeeha just three points off top spot in 13’s Division 1
Mastergeeha defeated Camp Juniors in Kilbrean Park to move onto 15 points and just three points behind Dingle Bay Rovers in the World of Tiles 13 Division 1. The home sides goals came from Mathew Kennedy 2, Sean McAulliffe 2 and Ronan McCarthy. For Camp Juniors David Moore, Darragh Murphy and Robert Keane were on the mark.
Listowel win in 14 Premier
Listowel Celtic made home advantage count in the Slattery’s Carpets 14 Premier as 4 goals from Oisin Healy and one each from Evan Boyle and Aaron Carey saw them defeat Tralee Dynamos.
Tom Hayes Shield opener:
In Round 1 of the Tom Hayes Shield Dingle Bay Rovers A were a little too strong for Masrtergeeha B. Goals from Dingle Bay came from Joe Connor, Tadgh Cahill, James Hoare, Sean Roche and Paudie Fitzgerald. Killorglin B are also through defeating LB Rovers 3-0.
A round ahead and in the quarter finals the Park got past Killarney Celtic B to go into the hat for the next round.
Killorglin extend lead in 14’s Division 2
Killorglin C have extended their lead to 7 points at the top of the Slattery’s Carpets 14’s Division 2. Goals from Kuba Cisle 3, Patrick Radny 2, Michael Byrne, Zyginstas Pipras and Rory Breen plus a big display in goal from Harvey Managan saw Killorglin see off Dingle Bay Rovers.
Park joint second in 15 Premier
The Park defeated Litowel Celtic to go joint second in the Daly’s Supervalu 15 Premier level with Iveragh United but the South Kerry side do have games in hand. In their latest win the goals came from Dylan Hobbert, Venis Jahiri, Odhran Ferris, Togor Silong and Callum O’Sullivan.
Dynamos win away in 15 Shield:
In the 15’s Shield Group 2 Tralee Dynamos won away at Killarney Celtic B. The goals came from Paddy McMahon, Dylan Buckley, Stephen Barrett, CJ Daniels and Jamie O’Shea.
Mastergeeha win in Tucker Kelly Cup opener:
The Tucker Kelly Cup got underway with a win for Mastergeeha over Castleisland in Kilbrean Park. The home side had to come from behind as they were 2-1 down at the break but hit four without reply. Mark O’Shea hit 3, Jack Higgins and Dan Kelly got the Mastergeeha goals while Ryan Dennehy and Freddie Galway got the Castleisland goals in the first half.
Killorglin B go through as they defeated Ballyheigue 3-1. Sean Brosnan and Oisin Lynch were on the mark for the winners with Dara Kearney getting the Ballyheigue goal.
Fenit in in 16’s Shield
In the 16’s Shield Fenit got the better of Killorglin in a seven goal thriller. Bobby O’Connor 2, Declan Ryan and David Dinnen scored for Fenit with Darragh Evans, Oisin Lynch and an OG were on the Killorglin score sheet.
No Girls Action: With the hugely successful day of action in Georgie O’Callaghan Park showcasing all that great in the women’s game in Kerry on Saturday there was no girls League games. The Gaynor 13 and 15’s squads did have two great session with top class national coaches which will stand them in great stead for the games over the next few months at Inter County Level.
There were two girls in action in the League with Ella Sheehy and Emily Nic Gearailt starring with th Dingle Bay Rovers 14’s Division 2 side,
Team of the Week:
Harry Mangan
Killorglin 14’s
David Moore Padraig Manning Liam O’Sullivan Tom Costello
Camp Juniors 13’s Dingle Bay Rovers 12’s Castleisland 16’s Ballyhar Dynamos 12’s
Paddy McMahon Obina Izali Dylan Ryan
Tralee Dynamos 15’s Park 15’s Fenit 16’s
Mathew O’Sujllivan Jack Hallissey Mark O’Shea
Ballyheigue 12’s MEK Galaxy 12’s Mastergeeha 16’s

Storm Denis a menace with KSBGL Fixtures

Storm Denis a menace to fixtures:
Skechers National Cup Last 16
St Brendan’s Park1 –2 Ringmahon Rangers
12’s Division 1
Fenit 4-1 Ballyhar Dynamos
World of Tiles 13 Premier
Killarney Athletic 6-1 Park
Fenit 0-2 Listowel Celtic
John Joe Naughton 13 Shield
Camp Juniors 4-2 Mastergeeha B
Slattery’s Carpets 14 Division 2
Killorglin 2–0 Ballyhar Dynamos
Daly’s Supervalu 15 Premier
Park 4–0 Mastergeeha
Park’s National Cup run ends:
It was another rain and storm interrupted weekend with a raft of fixtures cancelled. However a number did go ahead with the National Cup Last 16 clash of St Brendan’s Park and Ringmahon Rangers the highlight of the club games taking place in the KDL.
And despite Cianan Cooney putting the Park ahead early on the Cork side equalised from the penalty spot. With the Park down to 10 men it was Ringmahon that got the winner to end the great run by the Park. They can now look forward to a Regional semi-final where they and Killorglin are keeping the Kerry flag flying.
Fenit go joint top of 12’s Division 1 with game in hand:
Fenit’s 4-1 win over Ballyhar Dynamos in mid-week has seen them move to the top of the JK Sports 12 Division 1. Goals from Conor McGibney, Michael O’Sullivan, Mikey Corridan and Robert O’Shea sees Fenit on 13 points level with Inter Kemare but having a game less paid.
Athletic open gap at the top of 13 Premier:
Killarney Athletic will be happy that they were able to beat the weather as their win over the Park sees the open a 7 point gap at the top of the World of Tiles 13 Premier. There goals in the game in Woodlawn came from Luke Doolin and Brian O’Shea who both hit hat-tricks. However they do have a game more played than LB Rovers in second. In the same Division Listowel Celtic were 2-0 winners over Fenit in mid-week.
Camp Juniors progress in 13’s Shield:
Only one first round game in the John Joe Naughton 13 Shield survived the weather. Camp Juniors had goals from Mikey O’Leary 2, Suvi O’Connor and Michael Enright as they beat Mastergeeha B to progress to the quarter finals. Ryan O’Sullivan got both goals for the Kilbrean side with their keeper Kyle Murphy saving a penalty.
Big win for Killorglin in 14 Division 2:
Killorglin’s 2-0 win over Ballyhar Dynamos with both goals coming from Kuba Ciesle sees then take a grip on the Slattery’s Carpets Division 2 title. They sit on 19 points from 8 games and are 4 points ahead of LB Rovers and still have two games in hand.
Park in third in 15 Premier:
A 4-0 win by the Park over Mastergeeha in the Daly’s Supervalu 15 Premier sees them consolidate their third place in the Division.
Kerry set to celebrate what’s best in women’s soccer:
These are hugely exciting times in women’s soccer with FIFA 20×20 and ‘If You Can’t See It You Can’t Be It’ placing that fastest growing area of the game in the spotlight.
With the qualifying tournament for this summer’s Gaynor Cup in UL (u12’s,u13’s and u15’s) underway the Girls section of the KSBGL have put together a day showcasing all that’s best in the game on and off the field.
The events take place at Georgie O’Callaghan Park, Castleisland on this Saturday February 22nd.
12’s Girls Blitz: The day will begin with a number of Kerry clubs bringing their u12 Girls to Georgie O’Callaghan Park for a Blitz starting at 10am. The 12’s Emerging Talent Programme will begin in the next few weeks as the League will begin the work of putting together a squad for the Gaynor Qualifier in May. Kerry were one of the 4 Leagues that made it to UL two years ago and will be hoping to again reach the Gaynor’s 12 semi-finals and final.
Coaching Sessions: The Kerry u13 and u15 Girls ETP squads will enjoy a great opportunity to learn from two top coaches. Cork City manager Ronan Collins will take the 13’s from 2 to 3.30pm. Later on at 5.30pm the u15 will do a session with the Irish u17 manager James Scott. His girls just completed a very impressive series against Iceland. This session should also draw a large number of coaches working in the female game in the county and beyond.
WNL Games: Having played in the first So Hotels Women’s National League friendly in the county last year Cork City Women return to the Kingdom where they and their opponents DLR Waves continue their preparations for the new season. This game kicks off at 4pm.
Following on from the senior game Cork City’s u17 will take to the Castleisland Astro for a game against Wexford Youths with both sides eager to impress ahead of their season.
Workshops: The day will also feature 3 exciting Workshops in the School hall. As part of the ticket costing e5 people can chose to attend any combination of the three Workshop’s,
1: 1.30pm Hosted by Paul Treyvaud – star of Treyvaud’s Kitchen and Treyvaud’s Travels on Virgin Media – he will deal with Nutrition for Athletes. He has worked with a number of high profile teams and also with the 2019 Kennedy Cup team and the session will include some very important tips for the players and their parents / guardians.
2. 2.30pm Tralee based Dr John Tuite holds a Masters Degree in Exercise and Sports Medicine and spent a number of years working with underage FAI teams concluding as doctor to the u21 team. In this Workshop he will speak on the best way to prevent ACL injuries.
3. 3.30pm Ahead of taking the session with the Kerry 15’s squad James Scott will centre on what is expected of an international player on and off the pitch. James will also speak to parents /coaches on what is expected of them when dealing with high performance athletes. He will also explain what the main criteria looked for when identifying players for international squads.
Tickets for the Day: Tickets for the admission to all or a selection of the day’s events are only e5 and will allow you come and go as you wish and pick any combination of workshops and games. Any business that would like to purchase 10 tickets (e50) will also get a special photo taken for the Kerry Schoolgirls social media pages.
Director of Girls Football for the KSBGL Noel White is delighted with the way the game has come together. “This year we had record numbers attending for Assessments for the Gaynor squads and coupled with the growth of the Girls League we decided to put together a day of events to celebrate the Women’s game.
“We are delighted with the support we have got from the Women’s National League teams and from the hosts of the workshops. We know that the players, coaches and parents will get a lot from the day. As well as the players we are hoping that everyone with an interest in the Girls game in Kerry / West Limerick comes along and enjoys all or part of the day.
“Tickets can be ordered through our Facebook page or from any of the KSBGL members costing only e5.”