Patrick’s Weekend busiest weekend of the season:
Skechers FAI National Cup Regional Finals:
U12’s Fairview Rangers 0-2 Killarney Celtic
U15’s Regional United 3–1 Killarney Celtic
Moriarty’s Centre 11’s Premier:
Park A 4–4 Killarney Athletic
Mastergeeha 7 –1 Killorglin A
Tralee Dynamos 2–1 MEK
Ballyhar 2–7 LB Rovers
Inter Kenmare 1–7 Iveragh United
Park B 8–3 Killarney Athletic B
Park C 6–7 Killarney Celtic C
Mastergeeha B 3–7 Killorglin B
John Murphy 12’s Cup:
Dingle Bay Rovers 0–6 Killorglin A
Killarney Athletic B 0–9 Inter Kenmare
Fenit 0–8 Listowel Celtic A
Killarney Celtic B 2 -4 Mastergeeha B
Iveragh United 6 – 0 Listowel Celtic B
Camp Jr 1 –7 Mastergeeha A
John Joe Naughton 13’s Cup:
Park A 4–1 Mastergeeha
Park B 7–2 Killarney Celtic B
Tom Hayes 14’s Cup ¼ Finals:
CamP Juniors 1–4 Killorglin A
Listowel Celtic A 1–4 Tralee Dynamos
Fenit5 –1 Killarney Athletic
Killarney Celtic A 4–1 Iveragh United
Healy Family 15’s Cup:
Killarney Celtic B 2–0 Park B
Park A 3–2 Rattoo Rovers
Park C 0–6 Camp Juniors
JK Sports 12 Premier:
Killarney Celtic A 3-1 Iveragh United
Foundation Sports 14’s
Listowel Celtic 3 –0 Killorglin
Inter Kenmare 4 –4 Mastergeeha
14’s Division 1:
Inter Kenmare 5–2 Ballyhar Dynamos
Park B 1-4 Dingle Bay Rovers
Killarney Plaza 15 Division 2:
Killarney Celtic B 2-2 Inter Kenmare
Tralee Trophy World 16 Division 2:
Iveragh United 5-0 Fenit
Listowel Celtic B 3–4 Asdee
Killarney Celtic 12’s sketch themselves into the history books:
The inaugural Regional Finals of the Skechers National Cup saw Killarney Celtic 12’s and 15’s in action in Limerick today with The Park 13’s playing their final in the coming weeks.
And it was the Killarney Celtic 12’s that have created history by becoming the first Kerry side to lift a Regional trophy. Their game against Fairview Rangers was a tight and tense affair and was scoreless at half time.
However Killarney Celtic took control in the second half and Kalvin O’Sullivan put them ahead after 10 minutes. The same player wrapped up the win with his second a few minutes later. The players were delighted to collect their winner’s medals from SFAI Chairman John Early.
Unfortunately Killarney Celtic’s u15’s were beaten 3-1 in their final against Regional United.
6 through to next round of the John Murphy 12’s Cup:
Killorglin had goals from Jack Lynch 2, Paul Costello, Fionan Griffin and Dara O’Connor as they knocked out Dingle Bay Rovers. Inter Kenmare brought their scoring boots for their Cup tie against Killarney Athletic B in Woodlawn. Darren Allman scored 3 with Darragh O’Connor, Sean Treyvaud and Darragh O’Sullivan all scoring two each in the win.
Killian Boyle was on fire for Listowel Celtic as he scored 5 in their win over Fenit. His goals were added to by scores from Cormac Dillon, Jack Enright and Shane O’Sullivan. Jack Enright was the creator in chief for Listowel Celtic setting up three of the goals.
Mastergeeha B had a hat trick from Kieran Nagle and a goal from Ryan McGurl in their 4-2 win over Killarney Celtic B. Alex O’Connor and Fionn Noctor got the Celtic goals. The game could have been even closer only for the excellent display by Mastergeeha keeper Liam Kerrisk.
Iveragh United were 6-0 home winners over Listowel Celtic B with Padraig Mangan, Ruairi Dennehy, Tadgh O’Sullivan, Brian Quinlan and Emmett Daly 2 on the score-sheet.
Mastergeeha are also into the hat for the next round as they won away at Camp Juniors with their goials coming from Hugh Lenihan, Jack o’Donoghue, Jack Fogarty, Sean Doolan, Keelan O’Shea, Eoin Kelly and Cian Murray all scoring once each.
Park do the Double in the JJ Naughton 13’s Cup:
The Park’s two teams in the John Joe Naughton Cup both have progressed to the next round. Goals from Colin Daly 2, Killian O’Connor and Josh Connolly saw the Park A defeat Mastergeeha who had Mark O’Shea on the mark.
The Park B went through 7-2 knocking out Killarney Celtic B. Luke Crowley and Martin O’Brien scored for Celtic.
Semi Finalists sorted in Tom Hayes 14’s Cup:
Goals from Cillian Burke 2, Eoghan Hassett and Jason O’Connor gave Killorglin a 4-1 win over Camp Juniors in the first of the Tom Hayes 14’s Cup quarter finals.
Tralee Dynamos defeated Listowel Celtic A by the same score-line. Denis Burke, Andy Rogers and Danny Burke all scored for Dynamos with the fourth goal being an own goal. Cian Clancy replied for Listowel Celtic.
Fenit played with a strong wind in the first half and were 2-0 ahead at half time thanks to goals from Eddie McCarthy and Jerome Daly. In the second half McCarthy scored his second and his sides third before Rocco Rejecvan pulled a goal back for Killarney Athletic. But Fenit closed out the game thanks to two further goals from Daly’s second and one from Cian Kearney.
Killarney Celtic A are the fourth team into the semi-final draw as the defeated Iveragh United 4-1. Kevin Bowler, Killian O’Sullivan, Cian Doe and Ruairi Dorrian got the goals for Celtic.
3 into Healy Family 15’s Cup:
Alex Fogarty and Matthew Fleming were on the mark for Killarney Celtic B as they knocked out Park D.
Rattoo Rovers put up a great battle against the Park A who are two divisions above them. Colin Walsh and Sean McGrath scored for the Park with JP O’Carroll and Kevin Goulding from the penalty spot had the sides level. However the Park’s Colin Walsh scored from the penalty spot to secure the win for the Tralee side.
Caolan O’Connell scored a hat trick, Maurice O’Connell 2 and one from Cian Griffin saw Camp Juniors book their place in the next round of the Healy Family 15’s Cup.
Moriarty’s Centra 11’s Action:
The next series of games in the Moriarty’s Centra 11’s Grading tournament took place with action in all three Divisions. Mastergeeha A defeated Killorglin A in the Premier section while The Park A and Killarney Athletic A played out a high scoring draw in the same division.
In the 11’s Division 1 there were wins for Tralee Dynamos over MEK, LB Rovers who saw off Ballyhar and Iveragh United who defeated Inter Kenmare.
There were wins for Park B against Killarney Athletic B, Killarney Athletic who defeated Park C and Killorglin B as they got the better of Mastergeeha B.
Leaders defeat second in JK Sports 12’s:
Eoghan Crowley scored all Killarney Celtic’s 3 goals in their 3-1 win over their nearest challengers Iveragh United with Oisin Breen getting their goal. Celtic’s win on Monday, at the start of a great week for the team, sees them move 4 points clear of Iveragh and they have two games in hand.
Inter and Mastergeeha 14 girls draw in goal-fest:
Inter Kenmare and Mastergeeha shared 8 goals in a thriller in the Foundation Sports 14’s Girl Premier. For Inter Abby Murray scored a hat trick and Amy Harrington the fourth while Kate Lynch got a hat trick for Mastergeeha and her three were added to by a goal from Jenny Healy.
Listowel Celtic continues to lead the way and the added three points from a 3-0 win over Killorglin.
New leaders in 14’s Division 1:
Inter Kenmare made home advantage count as they defeated Ballyhar 5-2 to move ahead of them and to the top of the table. They are now on 20 points with Ballyhar only a point behind on 19.
Pearse O’Brien 2, John McCarthy, Denis Koyun and Corey Murphy were all on the mark for Inter Kenmare with Bryan Burke and Peter Cosgrave replying for Ballyhar.
Dingle Bay Rovers moved up the table with a 4-1 win over Park B. Tomas O’Se 2, Sean Leahy, Cormac O’Cinneide and Tadgh Kennedy got the goals for the West Kerry side.
Draw not suit either side in 15’s Division 2:
Killarney Celtic B and Inter Kenmare drew 2 all in the Killarney Plaza 15’s Division 2 in a game that in truth both sides both needed to take all three points. Tom Doyle and Cian Doe got the Celtic goals.
Asdee back on top of 16’s Division 2:
Goals from Asdee Rovers Conor Carmody 2, Alejandro Mirastany and Gavin Stack saw the North Kerry side move back to the top of the Tralee Trophy World 16 Division 2. They are now on 16 points, 2 ahead of St Bernards and Asdee have two games in hand. Ted Moloney replied for Listowel Celtic hitting a hat trick.
Iveragh United moved to within two points of second place thanks to a 5-0 win over Fenit. Jack Shea 2, Paddy Devane, Jim Sugrue and Ian Moriarty were on the mark for the South Kerry side.
There were a number of games played on Sunday with Killorglin C defeating Killorglin B 4-0 in the John Murphy 12’s Cup.
In the Subway Interleague Kerry 13’s drew 0-0 with Limerick Desmond but went down to North Tipperary with both games being played in UL.
Showing the strength in depth in the numbers attending the 11’s ETP’s in the Kerry Schoolboys Girls and Limerick Desmond League both had three squads in action against each other playing 6 games with the win’s shared 3 a piece.
Team of the Week:
Cian Myers Washington Solomon Ruairc O’Shea
MEK 11’s Tralee Dynamos 14’s Dingle Bay Rovers 14’s
Sean Treyvaud Emmett Daly Keith Evans Adam Costello
Inter Kenmare 12’s Iveragh United 12’s Killorglin 14’s Camp Juniors 15’s
Kalvin O’Sullivan Colin Doody Leigh Meehan
Killarney Celtic 12’s Park 14’s LB Rovers 11’s