Boys and Girls Star in Big Competitions:
MWFAI Cup’s:
14’s Cup:
Ferrybank 0-4 Killarney Celtic Girls
16’s Cup:
Listowel Celtic 6-0 Cappoquinn
First Round of Even Age National Cups:
12’s Round 1:
Park 6-3 Broadford
Mastergeeha 4-9 Killarney Athletic
Granagh 0-7 Kingdom Boys
Killarney Celtic 8-1 Corbally Utd.
Listowel Celtic 9-1 Granville Rangers
14’s Round 1:
Park 9-3 Castleisland
Avenue B 0-4 Park B
Bridge Utd 3-1 Mastergeeha
Round 2:
Ballymackey 0-4 Kingdom Boys
Inter Kenmare 5-2 Shannon Town
Listowel Celtic 5-1 Moneypoint
Roscrea 0-4 Killarney Celtic
Mungret Regional 6-3 Park A
Granville Rangers 3-4 Killarney Athletic
16’s Round 1:
Castleisland 0-5 Granville Rangers
Round 2:
Corbally Utd 0-10
Shelbourne 2-0 w/o Kingdom Boys
Knockainey 0-1 Ballyhar
Mastergeeha 2-0 w/o Burren Utd
Nenagh 3-0 Listowel Celtic
Charleville 8-5 Fenit
Kerry League Results:
JK Sports 12 Division 1:
Killarney Celtic C 0-1 Camp
Listowel Celtic B 1-9 Ballyhar
Killarney Celtic B 6-1 Inter Kenmare
Fenit 0-4 Castleisland.
Foundation Sports 14 Division 1:
Killorglin 2-1 Killarney Celtic B
Park B 2-6 Killarney Celtic C
Tralee Trophy World 16’s:
Killarney Athletic 1-4 Killarney Celtic
Division 1:
Killarney Athletic B 4-3 Park C
Park B 5-2 Killarney Celtic B.
Munster WFAI Cups:
The under 14 Girls of Killarney Celtic and the under 16’s from Listowel Celtic had two very good wins in the Munster WFAI Cups with each team qualifying for the ¼ finals.
Killarney Celtic travelled to Ferrybank in Waterford and had Hannah O’Donoghue in unstoppable form. She put Celtic 2-0 up early on before Ferrybank came back to draw level. But O’Donoghue, aided by a very good team performance, hit two more unanswered goal to put Celtic into the next round.
Killarney Celtic face Carragiline this Saturday at 2pm in the quarter final. Listowel Celtic are also through but have to wait for the outcome of the delayed Nenagh / Adare first round game.
Back from captaining the Irish under 17’s in the Euro Elite phase Savanna McCarthy continued her great form by hitting 5 goals in Listowel Celtic’s under 16 win. Sara Moriarty added a sixth to set up a home quarter final tie against Connolly Celtic, due to be played on the first weekend in November.
National Cup:
12’s First Round:
It was the first round of the Even Age National Cup and Kerry sides put up some big scores.
In the 12’s Killarney Athletic won the all Kerry clash against Mastergeeha. Goals from Szymon Bartkicwicz, Owen Benson 2, Eoghan O’Sullivan 2, Eoin Moynihan and a Evan Looney hat trick saw the town team through. Philip O’Leary 2, Shane Warren and Darragh Lehane replied for Mastergeeha.
Listowel Celtic were too strong for Granville Rangers at Pat Kennedy Park and hit nine to the visitors 1. Sean McGrath got 4, Kevin Goulding and Tadgh O’Connell 2 each and Robert Foley one each to see the Hoops through.
Kingdom Boys travelled to Granagh and hit seven without reply. Leo Gaxha got three, Pa Keane 2 and Sean Kennedy and Adam Joy one each.
Killarney Celtic also put up a big score in their home win against Corbally United. Emmet O’Shea, Christian Casey, Ian O’Connor, Niall McGillicuddy, Padraig Looney, Ryan O’Grady and James Darmody all got one each.
The Park made it a clean sweep for Kerry sides as they beat Broadford. Rhys Keane, Mervyn Shalemba 2, Colin Walsh, Conor O’Sullivan and Nathan Gleeson got the goals.
14’s First Round:
There wasn’t as much good news in the 14’s with Castleisland and Mastergeeha going out to Pike Rovers and Bridge United respectively. However the Park B are through beating Avenue B away in Clare 4-0.
However the sides through to round two had a better time. Kingdom Boys had a god win away to Ballymackey with Dara Lowth 2, Nemanja Samardzic and Dan Goggin scored in a 4-0 win.
Inter Kenmare were in this section for the first time and recoded a great 5-2 home win over Shannon Town. Dillon O’Connor, Tom Murnane, Boki Nikic and two from Donal O’Sullivan were the Inter goal getters.
A Cillian Spillane hat trick and one each from Eamon Rohan and Jack Sheahan saw Listowel Celtic progress on a 5-1 score-line over Moneypoint.
Killarney Celtic travelled to Roscrea and came away 4-0 winners thanks to goals from Micheal Devlin, Lee Downing, Ryan Kelliher and Dara Fleming.
Killarney Athletic are also into Round 3 thanks to a 4-3 away win at Granville Rangers. Jason Coffey got 2 and one each from Reece Hegarty and Rory Keeffe saw Athletic through.
Sadly the Park went out away to Mungret Regional. James Sheehan, Padraig McCannon and Alfie Christie scored for The Park but they went out 6-3.
16’s National Cup:
There was mixed results in the 16’s National Cup with Castleisland going out to Granville Rangers in Round 1. In Round 2 The Park were much too strong for Corbally and hit 10 without reply.
Ferdia O’Brien hit 3, Fergal Ryan and Jesse Stafford Lacey 2 each and one from Stefan Okumbor, Karl Mullins and Andrew Philips saw the Tralee side easily into the next round.
Ballyhar had a great run at in the National Cup last year at 15’s getting to the last 16 and this season have started with another good win. Aarron McCarthy got the only goal in their 1-0 away to Knockainey.
Mastergeeha got through without kicking a ball as Burren United didn’t travel but Listowel Celtic and Fenit are both out. Listowel Celtic lost 3-0 to Nenagh with Fenit going down in a 13 goal thriller. Sean Higgins hit 3 and Chris Murphy 2 but they couldn’t prevent Charleville hitting 8.
League Action:
There was limited action in the League with most of the games taking place outside the top divisions.
JK Sports 12 Division 1:
In the JK Sports 12 Division 1 a Cian O’Grady goal gave his side a 1-0 win and all three points in their game against Killarney Celtic C.
Ballyhar were too strong for Listowel Celtic C with goals from Jason Brennan , Adam Jenson and Dylan O’Callaghan all getting two each. Patrick O’Connor, Conor and Colm O’Sullivan scored one ach.
Killarney Celtic C defeated Inter Kenmare thanks to goals from Tino Martinez, Jack McCarthy, Cathal Moriarty, Rory Doyle, Oisin Walsh and Terry Sparking. Colin Crowley replied for Inter.
Castleisland were 4-0 winners over Fenit.
Foundation Sports 14 Division 1:
Killorglin had goals from Cathal Crosby and Gabriel Griffin in their 2-1 win at home to Killarney Celtic B from whom Josh Lee replied.
Killarney Celtic C won away to The Park B with goals from Alex Grestiak 3, Lucasz Stanny, Jason Reen and Sergio Lopez in a 6-2 victory.
Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier:
There was one game in the 16 Premier with the local derby taking place at Woodlawn. But it was the visitors who took the points back to Celtic Park. Cathal O’Shea 2, Michael Potts and Mark Harnett, who played the first half in goals, were on the mark for The Hoops.
In 16’s Division 1 there were wins for Inter Kenmare over Killorglin, Killarney Athletic B and Park B.
Killarney Athletic defeated Park C 4-3 with their goals coming from Jack O’Connor, Adam Dennehy, Mike Cronin and David Rae. Indeed with less than a quarter of the game to go this result looked unlikely as Athletic were 3-1 down. Kevin Horgan 2 and Jamie Leen 1 put Park C ahead but they couldn’t hang on.
Their team mates on the B’s had better look as they won 5-2. Josh Loucher got 3 and Donagh O’Brien and Danny Brosnan one each in their win with Fionan Walsh and Ciaran Sheehan replying for Killarney Celtic B.
Team of the Week:
Tara Murphy
Killarney Celtic 12 Girls
Conor Hayes Diarmuid Brosnan Eoghan O’Sullivan
Park 14’s Ballyhar 16’s Killarney Athletic 12’s
Rhys Keane Dan Goggin Savanna McCarthy Sean Vicux
Park 12’s Kingdom Boys 14’s Listowel Celtic 16 Girls Fenit 12’s
Sean Higgins Hannah O’Donoghue Philip O’Leary
Fenit 16’s Killarney Celtic 14 Girls Mastergeeha 12’s