This was the last series of games before the Christmas break. The League wants to wish all the players, coaches, club officers, parents, sponsors and supporters a Happy Christmas and lets hope 2016 is as good as 2015 was!!
JK Sports 12’s:
Killorglin 4-1 Park (Mid Week)
Killorglin 7–0 Listowel Celtic A
Tralee Dynamos 3–1 Killarney Celtic A
Mastergeeha 6 -0 Ballyhar
Killarney Celtic B 1–2 Castleisland
LB Rovers 3–0 Listowel Celtic C
Park C 0 – 4 Dingle Bay Rovers.
Foundation Sports 14’s
Tralee Dynamos 1 –5 Killarney Athletic
Park A 4–4 Killarney Celtic
Killorglin A 3 –4 Listowel Celtic A
Park B 2–5 Dingle Bay Rovers
Iveragh United 3–1 Inter Kenmare
Ballyhar 3–0 Ballyheigue
Listowel Celtic B 3–9 Park D
Castleisland 1–6 St Bernards
Killarney Plaza 15
Killarney Celtic 6-0 Tralee Dynamos
Asdee 3–1 St Bernards
Tralee Trophy World 16’s:
Park A 2–2 Listowel Celtic A
Castleisland 3–3 Tralee Dynamos
Mastergeeha 6 –3 Killarney Athletic
Park B 2–4 Killorglin.
Listowel Celtic 7 –0 Mastergeeha
Killarney Celtic – Inter Kenmare (Sun)
Killorglin double sees them joint top in 12 Premier:
It was a big weekend for Killorglin in the JK Sports 12 Premier as firstly in mid-week they defeated table toppers The Park 4-1. Adam Owens, Dara O’Grady, Jason O’Connor and Tom Whittleton were the Killorglin scorers with Sean Hill replying for the Park. This left Killorglin 3 points behind Park with a game in hand.
And on Saturday they made no mistake in that game as they defeated Listowel Celtic A 7-0 to draw level with the Tralee side. Dara O’Grady 3 and Adam Owens 2 and Tom Whittleton were on the mark again with Jack O’Sullivan completing the scoring.
Tralee Dynamos 3-1 win over Killarney Celtic moves them onto 6 points, just one behind 3rd placed Killarney Athletic. Andy Rogers, Donagh Stevenson and Adam Wharton were the Dynamos scorers. Cormac Rowe got the Celtic goal.
Castleisiand into 2nd in Division 1:
With leaders Park B not playing it was a chance for the 4 that were in action to close the gap on the top side. Castleisland defeated Killarney Celtic B 2-1 to move into second place thanks to 2 goals from the excellent Ryan Dennehy. Calum O’Donoghue was the Celtic scorer.
Mastergeeha will be happy to have 3 points on the board from their second game in the Division. A Mark O’Shea hat trick set them up for a 6-0 win over Ballyhar. Colin O’Leary, Donagh Fahey and Ryan Daly got the other goals.
Iveragh United win battle of big 2 in Division 2:
The battle of the 2 leaders was a huge one in this Division with Iveragh United maintaining their unbeaten run thanks to a 2-1 win over Killorglin B who have a game more played than the South Kerry side. Sean Kennedy got both goal for Iveragh with Ryan Diggan replying for Killorglin B.
Camp Juniors moved into contention with a 7-3 home win over Killarney Athletic B. Dara Looney 2 and Teddy Muldoon got the Athletic goals.
Dingle Bay into 2nd in Division 3:
Dingle Bay Rovers 4-0 away win at Park C sees them move into 2nd place in the League and onto 6 points, 3 behind leaders Killarney Celtic C. Cian Bambury 2, James De Hora and Robbie Slattery were on the mark for the West Kerry boys.
Draw at the top of the 14’s Premier:
The top two sides in the Foundation Sports 14 Premier met in Tralee when The Park faced Killarney Celtic. At the end of the game both sides move onto 7 points and joint top of the table following a 4 all draw. Celtic were 2-0 and then 4-2 down before the spoils were shared.
Terrance Carmody, Mervin Shalemba, Junior Ankomah and Sean McGrath got the Park goals while 2 from Ryan O’Grady and one each from Cian O’Leary and Ruairi Doyle meant a point a piece for both sides.
Killarney Athletic and Listowel Celtic both won and will be happy with the draw between the top two sides as they now close the gap on the leaders to 3 points.
Killarney Athletic were 4-0 up early on away to Dynamos but credit to the Tralee side they never gave up and in then end went down 5-1. Damien Switzer, Robert O’Shea, Eoin Benson, Emmet Finnan and Eoin O’Sullivan were the scorers for the winners. Mohammed Raheen replied for Dynamos.
Listowel Celtic also won on the road in a much tighter game. They were 4-3 winners at Killorglin. Conor Hogan, Michael Nolan 2 and a superb acrobatic overhead kick from Darragh Lynch saw Celti take the points. Jack O’Connor and Callum Russell 2 got the Killorglin goals.
Ballyhar remain unbeaten in Division 1:
Ballyhar are having a very good season and end the first part unbeaten in their 4 games and top of the table. They defeated Ballyheigue 3-0 to move onto 12 points thanks to Dylan Callaghan 2 and Jason Brennan.
Second placed Dingle Bay Rovers 5-2 win at the Park sees them remain unbeaten and move onto 9 points from their 3 games. Naoise McGearailt 2, Dylan Geaney 2 and Cathal Begley got the goals. TJ McMahon hit both for the Park.
Iveragh United will be happy to get a reward for their hard work and put 3 points on the board following a 3-1 home win over Inter Kenmare. Sean Teehan and Patrick Carr with 2 saw Iveragh through with Mark Looney replying for Inter Kenmare.
6 of the Best from Park D in Division 2:
Park D are proving unstoppable in the 14’s Division 2 and were 9-4 winners at Listowel Celtic. Cian Brosnan hit 3, Earnan Ferris and John O’Connor with 2 each and one from Darragh Caplis and Leon Gallagher sees them on 18 points from their 6 games.
St Bernards and Castleisland went into their game in joint second place but it was the Saints that now sit second on their own. 2 goals apiece from Dylan Moriarty and Oisin Maunsell and one each from Jake Brosnan and Darragh Slattery sees them now sit on 12 points with Castleisland on 9.
Killarney Celtic B were 3-0 winners over Inter Kenmare B.
Killarney Celtic top 15 Premier:
Killarney Celtic top Killarney Plaza 15 Premier after a mid-week win over Tralee Dynamos who remain in 3rd place. Celtic are unbeaten in their 4 games and 3 points ahead of The Park. Goals from Ryan Kelliher, Partick Darcy, Evan Lyne, Mike Lenihan and Evan Smith were The Hoops scorers.
Leaders drop points in Division 2:
Leaders St Bernards were beaten 3-1 by Asdee who move into 3rd place thanks to the win. Aaron Malik got the goal for the Saints.
4 points from 6 keep Park top of 16 Premier:
It was a busy week for a number of the 16 Premier sides. In midweek it was the Tralee derby with Dynamos meeting The Park and it was the visitors who made the trip across the road a winning one on a 2-1 score-line. Nile Seturtxa and Mike O’Gara got the Park goals with Culan McSweeney replying for Dynamos.
Both sides were in action again on Saturday and both drew their games. The Park and Listowel Celtic drew 2 all at Christy Leahy Park. Mike Slattery and JK Tshikato were on the mark for the Park with Jake Kelly and Jack Sheehan replying for Listowel Celtic.
Castleisland and Tralee Dynamos shared the points following a 3 all draw. Dillon Robinson 2 and Kevin Williams were the Dynamos scorers while Josh Horan, Sean Brosnan and Ben Cooney got the goals for the home side.
Mastergeeha the new leaders in Division 1:
Leaders The Park were beaten 4-2 by Killorglin despite goals from John Ward (pen) and Conor Higgins. The loss sees them drop to second place as Mastergeeha defeated Killarney Athletic to move into a two point lead.
Dylan Murphy 2, Paul O’Shea, David Twoomey and Cian Fahy got the goals for the Kilbrean boys with Fionnbarr Hickey 2 and Ruairi O’Keffee replying for Athletic.
Listowel Celtic girls level at the top of the 14 Premier:
Listowel Celtic’s experience was put to good use as they saw off leaders Mastergeeha to join the Kilbrean girls at the top of the 14 Premier table. Aoife Horgan, Caoimhe Spillane and Cliona Pierce were on the mark for the North Kerry hoops.
Team of the Week:
Tralee Dynamos 12’s
Cian O’Leary Brendan Casey Dara O’Shea
Killarney Celtic 14’s Killorglin 12’s Mastergeeha 12’s
Cian Brosnan Jack Brosnan Culan McSweeney Seamus Fleming
Park 14’s St Bernard’s 16’s Tralee Dynamos 16’s Castleisland 12’s
Ronan Teehan Aodan Devine Dara Looney
Iveragh United 12’s Dingle Bay Rovers 14’s Killarney Athletic 12’s