Kerry sides progress in even age National Cups

Second Round of Even Age National Cup
Skechers 12’s National Cup Round 2:
Castleialand 0-2 Newport Town
Park 0–1 Killarney Athletic
Mungaret 5–1 Camp Juniors AET
Park Premier 5-0 Inter Kenmare
Herbertstown 3–0 Ballyheigue
Lifford Celtic 2–5 MEK Galaxy
Bridge United 1–1 Killarney Celtic AET
Bridge United win 3-2 on pen
Newcastlewest 1–7 Killorglin
14’s National Cup Round 2
Killarney Celtic 4–1 Aisling Annacotty B
Caherdavin 3–0 Killorglin
Listowel Celtic 2–7 Abbeyfeale United
Broadford United 0–7 Killarney Athletic
Granville United 5–4 Mastergeeha
16’s National Cup Round 3
MEK Galaxy 1–2 Park
Killorglin 3-0 Ballingarry
Ardcroney 1–5 Ballyhar Dynamos
Shannon Town 4–0 Killarney Celtic
League Fixtures
JK Sports 12 Division 2 North
Camp Juniors 0-2 Fenit Samphiers
Tralee Dynamos B 0–3 Mastergeeha
Listowel Celtic B 4–2 Castleisland B
12 Division 2 South
Inter Kenmare 7–1 Killorglin B
Daly’s Supervalu 13 Premier
Tralee Dynamos 0-1 Killarney Athletic
Division 2
Killorglin B 0-2 Ballyhar
Slattery’s Carpets and Blinds 14 Premier
Park4 –0 Tralee Dynamos
14 Division 1
Killarney Celtic B 2-6 Killarney Athletic B
Dingle Bay Rovers 7–3 Inter Kenmare
14 Division 2
Dingle Bay Rovers B 2–3 Park B
MEK Galaxy 7–3 Mastergeeha B
Tralee Trophy World 16 Division 1 North
LB Rovers 2–2 Listowel Celtic
Tralee Dynamos 4–3 Ballyheigue
16 Division 1 South
Inter Kenmare 9–1 Killorglin B
Girls League 15 Premier
Listowel Celtic 6–0 Camp Juniors
Place in Even Age National Cup Round 3 up for grabs:
There are a number of Kerry sides through to Round 3 of the Skechers 12’s National Cup. One goal was enough to see Killarney Athletic defeat Park 2 in Christy Leahy Park and it came from Mark O’Carroll.
There was better news for the Park Premier side as they won the all Kerry clash defeating Inter Kenmare 5-0. The Park’s goals came from Mike Quirke 2, Saad Abdala, Ethan Ballard and Nikita Hoare. MEK Galaxy will be very happy with their 5-2 win over Lifford Celtic in Clare. Fionn Kennedy with 2 and one each from James O’Meara, Cillian O’Donoghue and Jack Hallissey were the MEK Galaxy scorers.
Also winning on the road was Killorglin who were 7-1 winner at Newcastlewest with Brian Mangan, Colm Evens, Eoin Henken and Ciaran Birmingham.
The 12’s National Cup is over for Castleisland who went down 2-0 to Newport at Georgie O’Callaghan Park. Also out are Camp Juniors who lost 5-1 to Mungret after extra time. The game was tied at 1-1 after normal time. Ballyheigue went down 3-0 to Herbertstown and Killarney Celtic scored 1-1 late on through Luke O’Shea to level the game away to Bridge United. But the Clare side won 3-2 on penalties.
14’s National Cup Round 2: Killarney Celtic thanks to a hat trick from Josh Bowler and a goal from Callum Cronin saw Killarney Celtic through 4-1 at home to Aisling Annacotty B. Killarney Athletic made the journey to Broadford United a winning one. The Athletic goals came from Tom Benson 3, Jason O’Sullivan, Dara Kingston and Aidan Cronin.
Mastergeeha were unlucky to come out on the wrong side of a 9 goal thriller away at Granville United. The Kilbrean side had goals from Kealon O’Shea, Sean Doolan, Kieran Nagle and Emmett Spillane but the home side hit five. Listowel Celtic are also out as they lost at home to Abbeyfeale United. The Celtic goals came from Tommy Canty and Evan Boyle.
In the 16’ National Cup Round 2 three of the 5 Kerry sides in action have gone through. There was one all Kerry clash when the Park just got past MEK Galaxy 2-1 in Fossa. Cian O’Neill and Calum O’Sullivan were on the mark for the Park with Shane O’Connor scoring for MEK Galaxy. Ballyhar Dynamos had an impressive 5-1 win away at Ardcroney. Aaron Burke hit 3 and Steven Palmer and Declan O’Connor one each. Killorglin got through 3-0 over Ballingarry but Killarney Celtic are out losing 4-0 at Shannon Town. They went behind to a first half penalty and were chasing the game when caught 3 times late on.
This weekend it will be the turn of the 13’s and 15’s sides left after Round 1 to look to progress.
League News
Listowel Celtic top Division 2 North:
Listowel Celtic are top of the JK Sports 12 Division 2 North after their 4-2 win over Castleisland B. Sean O’Connor hit both goals for the Castleisland side. Tralee Dynamos B remains in joint second place despite going down 3-0 to Mastergeeha who move up to fourth. Ruairi O’Donoghue got 2 and Timmy Keane got the Mastergeeha goals in a game played in the legendary Low Field in Tralee. Fenit B are in joint second alongside Tralee Dynamos after they won 2-0 on Friday night away to Camp Juniors.
Inter win only game in Division 2 South:
Inter Kenmare B are up to joint second in the JK Sports 12 Division 2 South 3 points behind leaders MEK Galaxy B. Inter defeated Killorglin thanks to goals from DJ Harrington and Neal Hyland who got two each with Alaister Dewer, Philip O’Sullivan and Mathew Miles getting one each.
Athletic open 13 Premier campaign with a win:
Killarney Athletic made the trip to Tralee Dynamos in the Daly’s Supervalu 13 Premier a winning one thanks to a goal from Luke Doolan and a Man of the Match performance from their keeper Caolan Mitchel. The win sees Athletic joint top of the table.
Park make it two from two in 14 Premier:
St Brendan’s Park have made it two wins from two to top the Slattery’s Carpets and Blinds 14 Premier. The Park goals came from William Jakpovi who hit three and Sam Slattery. Oisin O’Halloran saved a Dynamos penalty to keep a clean sheet for his side.
Athletic go two from two to top 14 Division 1:
An away win against neighbours sees Killarney Athletic go two from two from their opening two games to sit joint top the 14’s Division 1.
Rohan Saha played the captains part by hitting a hat trick. Birthday boy Keelan Vearasoo hit one as did Nathan Cronin and Glen Bowler for Athletic with Joey McCarthy and Tomas Coffey replying for Celtic.
Dingle Bay Rovers have also won their two opening games defeating Inter Kenmare in this weekend’s game. Paudie Fitzgerald hit 3 for Dingle Bay with James Hoare, Cian McGearailt, Sean Roche and Conor Corduff getting one each.
Park one point off top spot in 14 Division 2:
The Park’s away win at Dingle Bay sees them in second place and only one point leaders Killorglin C in the 14’s Division 1. Two goals from Jakob Niezowski and one from Sam Fitzgerald saw the Tralee side take the win 3-2. Sean Sheehy and Kayle Getkate replied for Dingle Bay.
MEK Galaxy have made a good start to their campaign and are on four points from their two games. They beat Mastergeeha B 7-3. Aaron Dinham had a good day hitting four goals with Tadgh Gosney, James Clifford and Darragh O’Neill getting one each.
Dynamos top of 16 Division 1 North
Tralee Dynamos win by the odd goal in seven sees them go top of the Tralee Trophy World 16 Division 1 North. Jack O’Donoghue, Eric McMahon and Adam Murphy were on the mark for Dynamos. Dylan Godley 2 and Felim O’Sullivan were on the mark for Ballyheigue.
LB Rovers and Listowel Celtic played out a 2-2 with Kieran O’Carroll getting 2 for LB and Adam Segal and Jack Carty replying for Listowel Celtic.
Inter win first game in 16 Division 1 South
Goals from Jamie O’Regan, Adem Gul, Yago Cornide, Sean Treyvaud and Darren Allman gave Inter Kenmare the win over Killorglin B for whom Eoin Lynch replied.
Listowel Celtic win only 15’s Girls game:
Goals for Lily Twomey, Mary Kenny and Ciara Henderson gave Listowel Celtic the points in the only girls game as they defeated Camp Juniors.
Team of the Week
Caolan Mitchell
Killarney Athletic 13’s
Colm O’Sullivan Kieran O’Carroll Colm Evans
Fenit 12’s LB Rovers 16 Killorglin 12’s
Zach Garvey Dara Moynihan Adem Segal Denis Brassill
Park 14’s Mastergeeha 14’s Listowel Celtic 16’s Tralee Dynamos 12’s
Dylan Godley Kayla Getkate Josh Bowler
Ballyheigue Athletic 16’s Dingle Bay Rovers 14’s Killarney Celtic 14’s