First Full Weekend of 2017 Action:
Girls League:
JK Sports 12 Premier:
Listowel Celtic 3 -0 Mastergeeha
Camp Juniors 1-2 Inter Kenmare
Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier:
Mastergeeha 2 -7 Killarney Celtic.
Boys League:
JK Sports 12’s Premier:
Killorglin A 2 – 2 Mastergeeha
Killarney Celtic A 6 -0 Listowel Celtic A
Iveragh United 1–0 Park A
Division 1:
Camp Juniors 1- 4 Inter Kenmare
Killarney Athletic 8 -1 Park B
Division 2:
Dingle Bay Rovers 4–1 Killorglin B
MEK 2 -2 Mastergeeha B
Daly’s Supervalu 13 Division 1:
Iveragh United 0-3 Castleisland
Foundation Sports 14 Premier:
Listowel Celtic A 1 –4 Killorglin A
Killarney Celtic A 4–2 Mastergeeha
Division 1:
Park B 5 –4 Killorglin B
Inter Kenmare 4–0 Fenit Samphires
Dingle Bay Rovers 5–2 Killarney Celtic B
Iveragh United 4–0 Tralee Dynamos
Killarney Plaza 15 Division 1:
Ballyhar 7-0 Ballyheigue
Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier:
Tralee Dynamos 5–1 Killorglin
16 Division 1:
Inter Kenmare 6–2 Listowel Celtic A
16 Division 2:
St Bernard’s 5– 1 Iveragh United
Asdee Rovers 7–2 Listowel Celtic B
Leaders Iveragh United remain unbeaten in 12 Premier:
Iveragh United picked up where they left off in 2016 as they are now on 4 wins from 4 and top of the JK Sports 12 Premier. They were pushed all the way by the team in joint second place The Park with Ben O’Donoghue’s goal the only one in the game giving Iveragh a 1-0 win.
Killarney Celtic A closed the gap on the sides above them as they defeated Listowel Celtic A thanks to 2 goals from Kalvin O’Sullivan and Eoghain Crowley one each by Robbie Harnett and Robert Brooks.
Killorglin and Mastergeeha have to be happy with a share of the points following a 2-2 draw. Dara O’Connor got both for Killorglin with Alan O’Leary and Adam Murphy scored for the Kilbrean side.
Killarney Athletic make it 4 from 4 in Division 1:
Killarney Athletic are the team to beat in the 12’s Division 1 and so far no one has been able to do that. This weekend they were too strong for Park B. Alex Hennigan was unstoppable hitting 4 with Tom Healy, Neil O’Carroll, Ciaran Byrne and Tom Benson also hitting the net.
Inter Kenmare were 4-1 winners over Camp Juniors for whom Paudie Fitzgerald scored.
Dingle Bay win as chasers draw:
Dingle Bay Rovers are another side that are unbeaten and they added another 3 points after defeating Killorglin B 4-1. Paddy Ryan hit 2 with Antaine O’Seaghdha and Oscar Donnegan also scoring.
The West Kerry side will be delighted with the other result in the Division as two of their closest chasers MEK and Mastergeeha B drew 2 all.
Finn Kennelly put MEK ahead only for David O’Riordan and Mark O’Connor to hit the net for Mastergeeha B. Kennelly levelled matters when his cracking free kick from outside the box went into the net off the inside of the post.
Castleisland close the gap in 13 Division 1:
Castleisland closed the gap to Iveragh United in second place to 2 points having defeated the South Kerry side 3-0 in mid-week. Liam O’Sullivan scored twice and Nicholas Molloy the third in the win.
Killorglin go top of 14 Premier:
With leaders Camp Juniors and joint second placed Park A’s game called off Killorglin A took full advantage by taking the three points they needed to go two point clear at the top and preserve their unbeaten record.
Dylan Moriarty was the man of the match hitting all his sides four goals in their 4-1 win while Aidan Swan replied for Listowel Celtic.
Killarney Celtic A added an important three points to close up on the top three. Goals from Rory Dorrian 2, Cian McMahon and Daniel Okute saw them defeat Mastergeeha 4-2.
Ballyhar stay top of 14 Division 1 despite not playing:
With Tralee Dynamos going down to Iveragh United the Tralee side missed out on the chance to overtake Ballyhar at the top of the table. They went down 4-0 to Iveragh United. The goals for the South Kerry side came from Andrew Walsh 2, Keith Brennan and Cathal O’Shea. Washington Solomon was the best of the day for a Dynamos team missing a few players.
3rd placed Inter Kenmare secured an important 3 points as they defeated Fenit 4-0. Tadgh O’Donoghue, Corey Murphy 2 and Ryan Henton were the Inter scorers.
Dingle Bay Rovers defeated Killarney Celtic B thanks to goals from Mark Manning 3, Cormac O’Cinneide and Tadgh Kennedy.
The Park B were 5-4 winners in a goal fest at home to Killorglin B. Leonit Salinag 2, Matt Healy, Danny Fisher and Niall Heaton scored for the side from Christy Leahy Park.
Ballyhar go 2nd in 15 Division 1:
Ballyhar were too strong for Ballyheigue in the Killarney Plaza 15 Division 1 and have moved into second place on 10 points from 4 games played. They are 4 points behind Camp Juniors but they have two games in hand.
Adam Lenihan, Conor O’Sullivan, Craig O’Sullivan, Dylan Callaghan, Patrick O’Connor, Josh McCarthy and Seamus Nagle all score one goal each in the win.
Dynamos close the gap in 16 Premier:
Tralee Dynamos closed the gap to leaders The Park to three points in the Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier thanks to a 5-1 win over Killorglin. Leo Gaxha scored twice while Soni Rramani, Patrick Dowling and Junior Ankomanh.
Inter winners in 16 Division 1:
There was only 1 game in the 16 Division 1 with Inter Kenmare defeating Listowel Celtic A 6-2. This game was closer than the final result. Inter had six different players on the score sheet – Tommy Cronin, Timmy Murphy, Mark Looney, Ruiri Burns, Kane Reidy and Boki Nikic.
Top sides cannot be separated in 16’s Division 2:
St Bernard’s and Asdee both won again to stay joint leaders at the top of the 16’s Division 2. St Bernard’s were 5-1 winners at home to Iveragh United thanks to goals from Darragh Slattery, Jack Palmer, Liam Rice, Declan O’Donoghue and Mikey Clifford. Dylan Huggard replied for Iveragh.
Asdee had goals from Conor Carmody, James Donnegan, Bernard O’Callaghan 2, Barry O’Neill and Eric Daly as they won 7-2 at home to Listowel Celtic B.
Girls League:
In the JK Sports 12 Girls Premier Inter Kenmare defeated Camp Juniors 2-1 in a cracking game. Chloe Cremin and Helena Donoghue scored for Inter who also had good performances from Mia Granville and Lucy Harrington.
Carla Evans got the goal for Camp Juniors who had a player of the match performance from Siobhan Lyne who made 3 point blank saves.
Listowel Celtic were 3-0 winners over Mastergeeha.
In the Tralee Trophy World 16 Girls Premier Killarney Celtic defeated Mastergeeha 7-2 thanks to goals from player of the match Kate Murphy who hit a hat trick as did Lauren Burke. Mairead Bennett scored the other goal.
Kate Lynch scored both goals for Mastergeeha who also had good performances from Kelin O’Donoghue, Martha Fitzgerald, Blevin Brosnan and Caoibh Crowley.
Team of the Week:
Siobhan Lyons
Camp Juniors 12’s
Padraig Mangan Conor Twomey Sam Buckley
Iveragh United 12’s Asdee 16’s MEK 12’s
Darragh Slattery Junior Ankomah Alex Hennigan Jake Shine
St Bernard’s 16’s Tralee Dynamos 16’s Killarney Athletic 12’s Listowel Celtic 14’s
Dylan Moriarty Rory Dorrian Mark Manning
Killorglin 14’s Killarney Celtic 14’s Dingle Bay Rovers 14’s