Easter Week 2019 Action:
Cups and Shields:
John Murphy 12’s Cup
Last 16: LB Rovers 5-2 Tralee Dynamos B
Last 8: Killarney Athletic 4-1 Inter Kenmare
John Murphy 12’s Shield
Killarney Athletic C 4–1 Ballyheigue
Tom Hayes 14’s Shield
Mastergeeha B 0-8 Park B
Healy Family 15’s Shield
Last 8: Mastergeeha 7-3 Ballyheigue
Girls 16’s Cup
Semi-Final: Listowel Celtic 3-0 Inter Kenmare
League Games:
JK Sports 12’s Premier
Park 2-0 Dingle Bay Rovers
LB Rovers 3-1Park
12’s Division 1
Mastergeeha B 7-1 Park B
Camp Juniors 3–1 Killarney Athletic B
Girls 12’s Division 1B
Mek Starz 0-1 Fenit
Quills Woollen Mills 14’s Premier
Killorglin 1-0 Listowel Celtic
14’s Division 1
Killarney Athletic B – Park B
14’s Girls Premier
Camp Juniors 3-1 Fenit
Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier
Park 1-2 Killorglin
Cup and Shield Action:
John Murphy 12’s Cup and Shield:
There was a back game in the John Murphy 12’s Cup Last 16 with LB Rover seeing off Tralee Dynamos B on a windy evening in Ballybunnion. The North Kerry side a in a League above Dynamos and were too strong from set pieces. Two of the goals came from corners and two from penalties, decisions that the referee got right on both occasions.
Leigh Meehan was on the mark from the two penalties with the other goals coming from Michael Houlihan, Daithi Keane Tyrrell and JJ O’Rourke. Dynamos kept going to the end with their first goal coming from Cody Sullivan and Fionn Daly who scored the goal of the game volleying home a ball that came over his shoulder. In the Last 8 LB Rovers are at home to Listowel Celtic.
In the ;Last 8 of the same competition Killarney Athletic defeated Inter Kenmare to book their place in the semi-final away to Iveragh United. Athletic scored all their goals in the first half through Liam Hennigan, Fionn Daly and Luke Doolan with Neal O’Shea replying for Inter.
Killarney Athletic C are through to the next round of the John Murphy 12’s Shield following a 4-1 home won over Ballyheigue. Evan Doona hit a hat-trick for the Woodlawn side whose other goal came from Darragh O’Donoghue. Shay Barrett replied for the sea-side side.
Park B through in Tom Hayes 14’s Shield
Division 1 side Park B were too strong for Mastergeeha B from Division 2 in the 1.4 final of the Tom Hayes 14’s Shield. The Tralee side’s goals came from Stephen Barrett, Sean Moynihan, Rodrigo Pinho, Gazhi Zakrit and Areki Jaszcynski.
Mastergeeha into 15 Shield quarter final:
Mastergeeha will be away to Inter Kenmare in the quarter final of the Healy Family 15 Shield with the winner away to Listowel Celtic in the Last 4. Colin O’Leary hit 3 with the other goals coming from Dherik Viana, Dara O’Callaghan, Donagh Foley and Mark O’Shea. Dara Kenny 2 and Oisin O’Regan got the goal for Ballyheigue.
Listowel Celtic into 16’s Girls Cup final:
Litowel Celtic are the first team into the Girls Cup finals as they have qualified for the 16’s final on a 3-0 score line over Inter Kenmare. Fenit and Killarney Athletic will context the other semi-final.
League Action:
Park continues to lead their 12’s Section:
In the JK Sports 12 Premier second section The Park continue to lead the way thanks to a 2-0 home win over Dingle Bay Rovers in mid-week. Ryan O’Driscoll got both goals for the Tralee boys. On Saturday the Park were away to LB Rovers and added another three points to their total. Their goals came from Daniel Sheehy 2 and Ciaran O’Connell. The Tralee side were 2-0 up early on but Leigh Meehan pulled one back but with the Park adding a third they made it a good week with 2 win from two.
Race for second place in 12’s Division 1 hot up:
While Fenit have a gap at the top of the JK Sports 12’s Division 1 the battle for second place I heating up. Killarney Athletic B started their game on 22 points from 10 games, the same as Tralee Dynamos B, while their opponents Camp Juniors were on 20 from 11. And it was Camp that took the points with a 3-1 victory to move into second place on their own. Dara Griffin for the goal for Athletic.
Mastergeeha moved onto 10 points following a good win over the Park B. The Kilbrean side had goals from Evan O’Sullivan and Thomas Myers who got two each with Sean McAuliffe, Ryan McCarthy and Mathew Kennedy also on the mark. Will Leahy replied for Park B.
Win for Fenit in Girls 12’s Premier 1B:
It was a good Friday for Fenit as they secured the 12’s Girls Division 1B title. In a cracking game they defeated their nearest rival MEK Starz 1-0 thanks to an Alisha Deady goal. This win sees Fenit unbeaten in their four games once the Division was split and their win is the first silverware for a girls team in Fenot which is a great credit for all involved in the team and the club.
Killorglin take the three points in 14 Premier:
Killorglin defeated Listowel Celtic in a relagation six-pointer in the Quills Woollen Mills 14 Premier. The only goal was scored by Jessie O’Reilly to give Killorglin an important three points. The winners needed a goal-line clearance from Tony Og Duffy inside the last 5 minutes to keep their lead.
Athletic looking to go to of 14’s Division 1:
Killarney Athletic were level with Tralee Dynamos and had two games in hand at the start of play against their 4th place opponents Park B.
Camp up to 4th in 14’s Girls Premier
Camp Juniors 3-1 win over Fenit sees them move up to 4th place in the 14 Girls Premier. The Camp Juniors goals came from Carla Evans, Suvi O’Connor and Eabha Lyne. Lily Nowak replied for Fenit.
Killorglin chase second place in 16 Premier:
The race for second place behind leaders Camp Juniors has gotten much closer with Killorglin2-1 away win at Christy Leahy Park. They are now 1 point behind the Tralee side and they have two games in hand. The Killorglin goals came from Keith Evans and Callum Russell with James Charles replying for the Park.
Roll of Honour: Without a full round of games instead of the Team of the Week we have a Roll of Honour for both the boys and girls:
Boys Roll of Honour: Jack Sweeney Inter Kenmare 12’s, Daniel Sheehy Park 12’s, Evan Doona Killarney Athletic 12’s, Fionn Houlihan LB Rovers and Thomas Myers Mastergeeha 12’s,
Girls Roll of Honour: Sarah Coffey MEK 14’s, Eabha Lyne Camp Juniors 14’s, Jessica McGibney Fenit 14’s.