First Weekend of the 2010/11 Kerry Schoolboys & Girls League:
JK Sports Under 12 League:
Killarney Celtic 1-1 Listowel Celtic
Killarney Athletic 5-2 Kingdom Boys
Fenit 3-3 Mastergeeha.
U12 Div 1:
Inter Kenmare 1-9 Park
Clanmaurice 2-7 Killorglin
Asdee 0-8 Camp.
U12 Div 2:
Iveragh United 8-1 Park B
Kingdom Boys B 3-3 Killarney Celtic B
O’Callaghan’s Coaches Under 14 League:
Ballyhar 0-7 Park
Killarney Celtic 6-0 Fenit
Killarney Athletic 0-5 Dingle Bay Rvs.
U 14 Div 1 North:
Listowel Celtic 2-3 Kingdom Boys
Camp 2-3 Castlemaine
Clanmaurice 2-5 Asdee
U 14 Div 1 South:
Mastergeeha 4-0 Killarney Celtic B
Park B 4-5 Iveragh United
Inter Kenmare 2-1 Killorglin.
Dante’s Tralee Under 16 League:
Kingdom Boys 6-3 Killarney Athletic
Killarney Celtic 2-0 Inter Kenmare
Park 1-1 Mastergeeha
U16 Div 1:
Castlemaine 1-2 Ballyhar
Iveragh United 3-1 St Bernard’s
Under 12 JK Sports Premier:
Even on the first day of the season it is obvious how competitive this Division will be. Two of the three games ended in draws while Killarney Athletic sit top of the table following their 5-2 win over Kingdom Boys.
Athletic went one down but came back to lead 3-2 at half time before going on to pick up all three points. David Shaw had a day to remember hitting four for Athletic with Brendan Coppinger getting the other.
For Kingdom Boys Darcy O’Sullivan scored both their goal.
The two Celtic’s drew 1 a piece in Killarney with Tom Melvin putting Listowel ahead and David Clifford hitting the equaliser with only two minutes remaining.
Fenit and Mastergeeha shared six goals in their draw. Cormac O’Brien, Eoghan McElligott and Bobby O’Regan scoring for the home side with Brian Moynihan 2 and JJ Herlihy getting the Kilbrean boys goals.
Moving to Div 1 Park, Killorglin and Camp proved too strong for their opponents Inter Kenmare, Clanmaurice and Asdee respectively.
Tom O’Sullivan scored the only goal for Inter Kenmare but 2 from Luke Moynihan, Jesse Stafford Lacey and Nathan O’Mahony and one each from Kevin Carmody, John Tansley and Josh Laucher gave the Tralee boys all the points.
For Killorglin they had seven different scorers – Padraig O’Brien, Jonathan Kissane, Aaron Foley, Dylan O’Sullivan, Gary Mathews, Paul Murphy and Mike Breen in their 7-2 win over Clanmaurice.
Camp were easy winners over a young Asdee side who will improve with games. Jimmy Grady hit 3, Joe Hoare 2, Fionn Mallon 2 and Cormac Cronin were their scorers.
In Div 2 two games went ahead with Iveragh United getting their campaign off to a great start and had goals from Niall Brennan 3, Niall O’Shea 2, Darren Casey 2 and Mark Quigley as they defeated Park B 8-1.
Kingdom Boys B and Killarney Celtic B shared the points in a 3-3 draw. Mark Harnett, James McAuliffe and Conor Stack scored for Celtic.
O’Callaghan Coaches Under 14 League:
The Park, Killarney Celtic and Dingle Bay were the winners on the first day of the season.
Two hat-tricks from Jessie O’Sullivan and Roman Laucher and one from Thomas Nolan were loads to give The Park the points away to Ballyhar.
Killarney Celtic also had a hat trick hero, Liam Carey with Shane Cronin scoring two and Brendan Lyne the other goal as they defeated Fenit.
Unfortunately the game was marred by a serious injury to Michael Burns. The club and the League would like to thank referee Willie Gorman, Dr Fiona Gallagher and the ambulance crew who treated him and everyone hopes Michael will be back on the soccer fields in the near future.
Dingle Bay made the trip to Killarney Athletic a winning one. Colm Begley 2 and one each from Mark O’Connor, Tom and Barry O’Sullivan gave them all three points.
Div 1 North:
The race for the top spot will be very tough in this Division with only the top team from each side progressing to the League final.
In the Northern section Kingdom Boys were 3-2 winners away to Listowel Celtic. Dereece Barry and Adam O’Rourke were on the mark for the home side but goals from Shane Lowth and two from J O’Callaghan, his second being a cracking volley, gave the Tralee Boys all three points.
Castlemaine defeated Camp by the same score line to get their campaign off to the perfect start. Cathal O’Connor was their hero hitting all three goals. Cian Kennedy and Huey O’Brien’s strikes for Camp were just not enough for them to get anything from the game.
Asdee would sit top of the table if goal difference counted as they hit five to Clanmaurice’s two. Billy O’Keeffe and JJ Grimes both hit a brace while Andrew Doherty completed the scoring.
Over to the South Section and Mastergeeha were 4-0 winners over Killarney Celtic B. Kieran Courtney opened his account scoring three with Neil O’Mahoney getting the other.
Iveragh United also took all three points but only by the slenderest margin and the odd goal in nine.
Park B scored four but it wasn’t enough as Iveragh United scored one more. Jack Daly 2, David Keating, Anthony Cournane and Brian Sugrue were on the mark for the South Kerry boys.
Inter Kenmare made home advantage count as they just got the better of Killorglin by 2 goals (Cillian Spillane and Fionan O’Sullivan) to Killorglin’s 1 (Gavin Evans).
Dante’s Tralee Under 16 Premier:
These Kingdom Boys and Killarney Athletic sides have had many a good battle up through the ages and this time it was the Tralee side that took the spoils. Darragh Carmody hit 2 with the others coming from Gary O’Neill, Jonathan Hannafin, Adam Piggott and Nigel O’Connor while Gavin O’Shea hit two for Athletic and Jack O’Connor the third.
Killarney Celtic picked up the three points with a 2-0 win over Inter while The Park (Peter Murphy) and Mastergeeha (Anthony O’Connor) shared the points in a 1 all draw.
Two games were played in Div 1 and Ballyhar travelled to Castlemaine and came back with all three points following a 2-1 win. Sean Collins and Shane O’Sullivan were their scorers with Jack McCarthy replying for Castlemaine.
Iveragh United also have three points on the board following their 3-1 home win over St Bernards. David O’Sullivan, Jake Kennedy and Liam Stapleton, with a cracking volley, were on the mark for them while David Williams got St Bernard’s consolation.
Team of the Week:
Listowel Celtic U12
Gavin O’Brien Dara O’Connor Darcy O’Sullivan Ross Scanlon
Castlemaine U16 Fenit U12 Kingdom Boys U12 Camp U12
Seamus Moriarty Cian Sheridan Billy Courtney Darragh O’Siochru
Dingle Bay U14 Park U14 Killarney Athletic U12 Inter Kenmare U12
Luke Moyniahan Gavin O’Shea
Park U12 Killarney Athletic U16.