Line-ups and dates for Cup Finals Announced:
Cup Semi Finals:
11’s Cup Semi Final:
Killarney Celtic 6-0 Camp
13’s Cup Semi Final:
Masteergeeha 1-5 Listowel Celtic
15’s Cup Semi Finals:
Killarney Athletic 3-1 Killarney Celtic
Listowel Celtic 1-2 Park.
JK Sports 12’s Premier:
Kingdom Boys 2-0 Lisotwel Celtic
Killarney Celtic 3-0 Mastergeeha
O’Callaghan Coaches 14 Premier:
Kingdom Boys 8-0 Killarney Athletic
Killarney Celtic 2-0 Listowel Celtic
O’Callaghan Coaches 14 Div 1 South:
Killorglin 1-1 Mastergeeha B
O’Callaghan Coaches 14 Div 1 North:
Asdee 0 – 7 Ballyhar.
Killarney Plaza 15’s Div 1:
Kingdom Boys 3-3 Park B
Tralee Trophy World 16 Div 1:
Castlemaine 5-3 Park B.
Cup Semi Final Reports:
The line- ups for the Kerry Cups are now complete. Killarney Celtic have joined Kingdom Boys in the 11’s final thanks to a 6-0 win over Camp. Darragh Lyne hit a hat trick, Danny Cronin 2 and one from Ryan Kelliher put The Hoops into the decider. It will be played at St Brendan’s Park pitch on Saturday, May 19th.
The 12’s Cup final will see Killorglin taking on Kingdom Boys at Celtic Park, Killarney on Saturday, May 26th.
The two 13’s Cup semi finals also went ahead this week. Listowel Celtic got the better of Mastergeeha at Kilbrean Park. Eoin O’Connor, Eddie Brown, Barry O’Mahony, Darren Loughnane and Neilus MacKessey all scored for Listowel while Thomas O’Connor replied for Mastergeeha.
The 13’s Finals will be played at Tralee Dynamos grounds on Saturday May 12th.
Killarney Celtic and Kingdom Boys are both in the hunt for a League and Cup double and will meet in the 14’s Cup final on Saturday May 19th as part of a double header at The Park.
The Park and Killarney Athletic both came through their respective semi finals. Killarney Athletic won the derby against Killarney Celtic thanks to goals from Ronan Buckley, Dylan O’Sullivan and Michael Casey with Cathal O’Shea replying for Celtic.
The Park defeated Listowel Celtic away to book their place in the final. Douggie Fitzell and Calvin Foley for the goals for the winners while Chris Elbell replied for Listowel.
There Cup final also forms a double header as it will be played after the 12’s decider on May 26th at Celtic Park, Killarney.
The only Cup final that will not be played on a Saturday is the 16’s which will see both Killarney sides, Athletic and Celtic meet in Woodlawn (as Athletic won a coin toss) on Friday night, May 18th.
The dates for the Girls Cup finals were also decided at the recent MC Meeting. Killarney Celtic and Listowel Celtic meet at Tralee Dynamos on May 12th while Camp/Park are awaiting the winners of Killarney and Listowel Celtic for their decider which will be played the same day, at St Brendan’s Park.
JK Sports 12 Premier:
Killarney Celtic’s 3-0 win over Mastergeeha has closed the gap at the top of the table to one point to St Brendan’s Park, with the two sides set to meet in the last game of the campaign. Dara Fleming, Gearoid Looney and Ryan Kelliher scored for Killarney Celtic.
O’Callaghan’s Coaches 14 Premier:
Kingdom Boys did what they had to do on Friday night as they were too strong for Killarney Athletic. Ferdia O’Brien, Reen O’Sullivan, Kian Liston and Sam Tarrant were all on the mark for the Tralee side who went level with leaders Killarney Celtic.
However on Saturday Celtic reopened the three point gap with a 2-0 win over Listowel Celtic. Both Killarney Celtic and Kingdom Boys have two games left with Celtic in pole position needing only 4 points to claim the title.
O’Callaghan Coaches 14’ Div 1 North:
Ballyhar have another trophy in the cabinet at Murt Scott Park as they wrapped up this title with a 7-0 away win as Asdee. David Kenny, Kieran O’Connor, John McMahon 2 and Donnacadh O’Sullivan 3 were on the mark for Ballyhar.
Killarney Plaza 15 Division 1:
Kingdom Boys got the point they needed to take the title but were pushed all the way by neighbours The Park. It finished 3-3 with the Park coming back from 2-0 down. Eoin Hennessy, Anthony O’Keffee and Ferdie O’Brien scored for the League winners with Emmanual Abubaker, Kyle Bustard and Tadgh Connolly getting The Park’s goals.
Tralee Trophy World 16 Division 1:
Castlemaine have been close to silverware on a number of occasions since they returned to the Schoolboys League but now have gotten their hands on a prize as they were crowned 16 Div 1 Champions following a 5-3 win at home to Park. Gavin Horan, Cathal O’Connor, Kieran Griffin and goalkeeper Brian Kennedy were the Castlemaine scorers.
Team of the Week:
Eoin Hennessy Darragh Lyne David Kenny
Kingdom Boys 15’s Killarney Celtic 11’s Balllyhar 14’s
Chris Elbell Douggie Fitzell Darren Loughnane Sean Kennedy
Listowel Celtic 15’s Park 15’s Listowel Celtic 13’s Camp 11’s
Donnachadh O’Sullivan Michael Casey Ferdie O’Brien
Ballyhar 14’s Killarney Athletic 15’s Kingdom Boys 14’s