Wide range of action on last weekend of April 2019:
League of Ireland
13’s Galway 5–2 Kerry
15’s Galway 1–2 Kerry
Cups and Shields
John Murphy 12’s Shield
Park C 1-2 Castleisland
Fenit A 3-1 Mastergeeha B
Camp Juniors 3-1 Killarney Athletic
12’s Girls Cup
Iveragh United 2-3 MEK Kickerz
John Joe Naughton 13 Shield ¼ Finals
LB Rovers 2–4 Mastergeeha AET
Ballyhar 4–3 Park
Killarney Celtic B 1–9 Dingle Bay Rovers
Tom Hayes 14’s Shield ¼ Final
Killarney Celtic B 2-2 Dingle Bay Rovers AET
Dingle Bay win 4-2 on penalties
16’s Girls Cup
Fenit 1-1 Killarney Atheltic
JK Sports 12’s
LB Rovers 1-3 Park
12’s Division 1
Killarney Athletic 0-0 Fenit
Mastergeeha 9-1 Listowel Celtic
12’s Division 2
Iveragh United 5-0 Killarney Celtic C
Daly’s Supervalu 13 Division 2
Fenit 5-6 Park B
Quills 14 Premier
Park 8-2 Inter Kenmare
Iveragh United 4-3 Killarney Celtic
Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier
Camp Juniors 2-3 Killorglin
League of Ireland Reports:
The 15’s League of Ireland side are up to second after a 2-1 away win in Galway. Ronan Teehan and Oisin Woulfe scored in a come from behind win. They have no game this weekend and will be at home to Limerick the following weekend.
The 13’s fought back from a slow start with goals from Colin Healy and Stephen Goggin and hit both the post and crossbar in a 5-2 loss away to Galway. They play their deferred game atb home to Athlone on Saturday at 2pm in Mounthawk.
12’s Girls Gaynor
Kerry youngest girl’s side took part in qualifier for the 2019 Gaynor Tournament which was held at Lees Road in Ennis. Kerry went down to a very strong Clare side but then saw off North Tipperary on penalties after an Izzy McGrath goal saw the sides draw 1-1. Keeper Lucy O’Connor saved and scored twice in the 6-5 shoot-out win.
Despite going down 2-0 to the unbeaten Galway in their next game the girls put in a great effort and were unlucky not to get something from the game.
Kerry ended their day going down 2-1 to Limerick Desmond (Helena O’Donoghue) while Galway scored early against Clare in a winner takes all clash for the qualifying spot.
Places booked in 12’s Shield Quarter Final:
The John Murphy 12’s Cup and Shield are the competitions that have the most teams. The Shield is now getting down to the Last 8.
Castleisland booked their place in the draw with a 2-1 win over Park C. Jack Joy put the winnwer ahead in the first half with David Healy adding a second after the break. Castleisland will be at home to Killorglin B in the quarter finals.
Fenit A are also through. They won 3-1 at home to Mastergeeha B thanks to goals from Kian McKenna, Charlie Nolan and Jayden Deady. Brina O’Sullivan replied for Mastergeeha. Fenit A will now be at home to Inter Kenmare.
Camp Juniors will be away to Park B in the quarter finals after their 3-1 win at home to Killarney Athletic for whom Dara Griffin got their goal.
MEK in Last 8 of Girls 12’s Cup:
Iveragh United welcomed MEK Kickers for the 12 Girls Cup game with a quarter final place the reward. And after a 5 goal thriller MEK just got through 3-2. The game was tied 1-1 at the break with Eileen Moriarty scoring for the Kickerz and Vilte Paulauskiene. Into the second and Yvonne O’Connell hit two for the winners while Vilte fgot her second for the home side.
Semi-final place sorted in 13’s Shield:
The Last 4 in the John Joe Naughton Shield are now known. Dingle Bay Rovers B got a bye and they were joined by their team mates on the A team. Dingle Bay A were too strong for Killarney Celtic B. The goals for Dingle Bay came from James Hoare, Conor Corduff, Patrick Cahill, Padraig Moriarty, Joe Linnane and Cian McGearailt.
Joining the two Dingle Bay sides are Ballyhar who beat the Park B and Mastergeeha who saw off LB Rovers after extra time.
Goals from Fionn Coelman, Gearard Long and Michael Fitzgerald saw Ballyhar come from 2-1 down at half time to defeat Park B 4-3,
Mastergeeha needed extra time to see off LB Rovers to book their place in the semi-finals.. The game was tied at 2-2 at the end of normal time with LB’s goals coming from Leigh Meehan and Darragh Moriarty. John Hughes and Emmett Spillane replied for the North Kerry side.
In extra time Mastergeeha hit two more without reply from Jack Tangney and Barry Collins to see them into the Last 4.
2 of the 4 Tom Hayes 14’s Cup semi-final places booked:
Dingle Bay Rovers have joined LB Rovers in the semi-final of the Tom Hayes 14’s Cup. The West Kerry side had to go all the way to penalties to defeat Killarney Celtic B.
In the game James Hoare and Aaron Hughes got the goals for Dingle Bay with Fionn Noctor getting both goals for Celtic. With no more goals in extra time the game went to penalties where Dingle Bay keeper Paidi MacGearailt proved to be his side’s hero. He saved two of the Killarney Celtic penalties and with James Hoare, Pat Cahill, Aaron Hughes and Paddy Ryan all on target it the Dingle Bay that progress to the Last 4.
No one through in Girls 16’s Cup
Fenit and Killarney Athletic will have to do it all again to see who goes through to the 16’s Girls Cup final. The semi-final ended in a 1-1 draw with Katie Dwyer scoring for Fenit.
Park wins again in JK Sports 12 Premier:
The Park has cemented their place at the top of the JK Sports 12 Premier B. They went 2-0 up early on againt LB Rovers thanks to goals from Daniel Sheehy. Leigh Meehan pulled one back for Rovers but Ciaran O’Connell’s goal secured the three points for the Tralee side.
Fenit on the brink of Division 1 glory but not their yet:
Fenit remain the favourites to take the 12 Division 1 crown and will do so if they can get something from their last game against Killarney Celtic.
This weekend it was the other Killarney side, who are still in with a mathematical chance of the title, that held Fenit to a 0-0 draw. The point sees Athletic 6 points behind the leaders (29 from 12 played) but still have two games left to one for Fenit. Tralee Dynamos are still in contention on 22 points but with 3 games to play.
Leaders remain unbeaten in 12 Division 2:
Iveragh United have been the strongest side all season in the JK Sports 12’s Division 2. They are now on 10 wins from 10 after a 5-0 home win over Killarney Celtic C. Mark O’Connor hit a hat-trick with Alex Kelly and Daithi Sugrue getting the other two.
Park B claim 2nd in 13 Division 2 North:
With the Park C having already won the title their teammates on the B team needed to win their last game away to Fenit to take the runner up spot. Fenit were still in with a chance and the game was a cracker with both sides going all out for the win.
In the end it was the Tralee side that took the win by the odd goal. For the home side Aaron Harty, Cian McKenna and Jayden Deady got the goals. But it just wasn’t enough as goals from William Jackovi, Marrwan and Eldion Japoli wrapped up the runners-up spot for the Park B.
Park and Iveragh joint top of 14 Premier:
The Park and Iveragh United are joint top of the Quills Woollen Mills 14 Premier following the recent series of games. Both sides are on 22 points with the South Kerry side having a game in hand.
The Park defeated Inter Kenmare thank to goals from Naoh Townsend, Mike Tansley, Callum O’Sullivan, Venis Jahiri and Darragh Cunnane. Sean Treyvaud and Eoghan McCarthy replied for a depleted Inter side.
Iveragh United were 4-3 winners at home to Killarney Celtic. Ian O’Sullivan, Donagh Shine, Ben Egan and Kieran O’Donnell got the Iveragh United goals with Eoghan Crowley 2 and Kalvin O’Sullivan getting the goals for Celtic.
Killorglin close in on 2nd spot:
Killorglin have closed to within one point of second place in the Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier. They are now on 21 points from 9 games with the Park on 22 points from 11. Camp Juniors have been crowned the Division champions.. Killorglin’s Callum Russell, Mark Clifford and Keith Evans scored in the first half with Caolan O’Connell getting a goal back for Camp Juniors. O’Connell added a second after the break but they weren’t able to get a third.
Team of the Week:
Dingle Bay Rovers 14’s
Dara Griffin Fionn Coleman Ronan O’Conachuir
Killarney Athletic 12’s Ballyhar 13’s Dingle Bay Rovers 13’s
Donagh Shine David Healy Jack Dwyer Morgan Crowley
Iveragh United 14’s Castleisland 12’s Fenit 12’s Mastergeeha 12’s
Patrick Walsh Kevin Coffey Tom Purcell
LB Rovers 13’s MEK 12’S Killarney Celtic 12’s