Opening Round of Boys Inter League game plus National Cup and League games:
SFAI Boys Inter League:
12’s Kerry North 2–2 Clare SL
13’s Limerick County 2-0 Kerry North
15’s Cork SL 1–0 Kerry
16’s Clare SL 3–3 Kerry
SFAI Girls National Cup
14’s Listowel Celtic 0–2 Shelboure (MGL)
16’s Killarney Celtic 4–2 Killavilla United
Girls Leagues
12’s Division 1
Listowel Celtic B 0–1 Castleisland
13’s Premier
Killarney Celtic 0–0 Killarney Athletic
Camp Juniors 2–3 Fenit Samphires
13’s Division 1
Killarney Athletic 0–5 MEK Galaxy
16’s Division 1
St Brendan’s Park 2–2 Dingle Bay Rovers
Boys Leagues
John Murphy 12’s Cup Last 32
Killarney Celtic Green 4-0 Fenit Samphires
13’s Premier
Listowel Celtic 1–1 St Brendan’s Park
Mastergeeha 2–6 Fenit Samphires
Camp Juniors A 0–5 MEK Galaxy
Killarney Athletic 3–5 LB Rovers A
13’s Division 1
Tralee Dynamos B 1-2 Killarney Athletic B
Inter Kenmare 5–2 Dingle Bay Rovers
Iveragh United 4–1 Killarney Celtic B
13’s Division 2 North
Camp Juniors B 5–1 Fenit Samphires B
LB Rovers B 1–2 Castleisland B
13’s Division 2 South
Killorglin B 5–4 MEK Galaxy B
Killarney Athletic C 3–5 Killarney Celtic C
Mastergeeha B 4–4 Iveragh United B
Tom Hayes 14’s Cup Round 1
St Brendan’s Park D 0–5 Killorglin A
15’s Premier
St Brendan’s Park 3–2 Killarney Celtic
Killarney Athletic 4–3 Listowel Celtic
15’s Division 1
Camp Juniors 0-3 Inter Kenmare
Ballyhar Dynamos 0-3 MEK Galaxy
15’s Division 2
St Brendan’s Park B 3–5 Tralee Dynamos B
Inter Kenmare B 7–0 Iveragh United B
Round Up from the SFAI Boy’s Inter League Round 1:
It was a busy day on Sunday when four KSBGL teams lined out in the opening round of the SFAI Inter Leagues at 12’s, 13’s, 15’s and 16’s.
Kerry 2-2 Clare SSL: The Kerry North 12’s (the League’s South side are in action next week) were the only side who were at home as they welcomed Clare SSL to Georgie O’Callaghan Park. They led 1-0 thanks to a Daniel Collins goal. Clare levelled from the penalty spot and then went 2-1. Danny Gazi pulled Kerry level and that’s how it ended with both squads giving their all as they set out on the Inter League career.
Limerick County 2-0 Kerry North: The KSBGL are also represented by two sides in the 13’s and the North went down 2-0 away to Limerick County. Both Leagues also had a Development Squad in action with this game ending in a 2-2 draw. Daniel Farmer and Sean Clifford got the Kerry goals.
Cork SSL 1-0 Kerry: This game in the 15’s Inter League was decided by a goal in the 50th minute in favour of the home side and while Kerry created a number of chances they just couldn’t find the coveted equaliser.
Clare 3-3 Kerry: The Clare and Kerry 16’s were involved in a cracker in Newmarket on Fergus. Kerry open the brighter and went ahead on the 10th minute when Jack Slattery scored (again) directly from a croner. Bruno Browzy then put the visitors 2-0 ahead but Clare fought back to draw level.
Eldion Topalli then put Kerry ahead again before the home side scored to see the game finish level after a six goal thriller.
Killarney Celtic 16’s Girls into National Cup Last 8:
Killarney Celtic welcomed Killivilla from Tipperary to Celtic Park for this Last 16 clash in the SFAI Girls 16’s National Cup. The tough conditions didn’t bother both sets of players who gave everything to reach the Last 8.
Killarney Celtic opened the scoring in the 22nd minute through Aideen O’Brien and the same played doubled the home sides lead seven minutes later. However with the change of end the visitors hit back to level the game in the second half.
Clodagh Moriarty then got the vital goal in the 67th minute to put Celtic back in front and O’Brien wrapped up the scoring when completing her hat trick in the 76th minute to put Killarney Celtic into the Last 8.
Killarney Celtic are away to Lakewood Athletic in the next round.
Listowel Celtic 14’s run comes to an end in National Cup:
Listowel Celtic’s great run in the SFAI National Cup came to an end at the Last 16 stage going down 2-0 at home to Shelbourne from the MGL Dublin. The Dublin side led 1-0 in the second half and got the second late on as Listowel Celtic pushed for an equaliser.
Two games in the Boys Cups:
Killarney Celtic first team into 12’s Cup Last 16:
The first game of the Round of 16 in the John Murphy Cup saw Killarney Celtic going through in Celtic Park against Fenit Samphires thanks to first half goals from Stephen Shine after 10 minutes and a long distance effort from Ross O’Gorman. Patrick McCarthy hit two more for the home side in the second half.
Killorglin A progress in 14’s Cup:
Killorglin A will play Killarney Athletic B in the Last 16 of the Tom Hayes 14’s Cup after their win over St Brendan’s Park D who are a team playing up an age in the Cup. The Killorglin A goals came from Giovanni McCarthy, Brian Mangan, Colm Evans, Declan Field, Daniel Kelly and Bryan McKenna.
Girls League Round-Up:
Away win in 12’s Division 1:
Katie Crowley got the only goal in the 12’s Division clash as Castleisland won 1-0 away at Listowel Celtic B.
Win and a draw in 13’s Premier:
Goals from Elisha Deady, Siofra Murphy and Sarah O’Sullivan saw Fenit Samphires come away with the points from their trip to Camp Juniors. Leah Courtney and Caoimhe Skinner were on the mark for the home side.
No matter what the age a Killarney derby will always be hotly contested and in the latest one the girls shared the points at Celtic Park following a 0-0 draw.
Two away wins in 13’s Division 1:
The opening game in this Division was in mid-week and ended up being a 9 goal thriller. A Grace O’Shea hat trick and a goal each from Catherine O’Sullivan and Abbie Bradshaw saw Inter Kenmare win at Kilbrean Park. Amy Brosnan hit a hat trick for the home side with Ellie O’Sullivan getting Mastergeeha’s other goal.
Goals from Izzy Lyons, Louise O’Donoghue, Anna Allen, Elise Brunner and Lia Walsh saw MEK Galaxy win in Woodlawn over a hard working Athletic B side.
Points shared in 16’s Division 1:
This was another game played in the tough afternoon conditions and Dingle Bay Rovers had the wind in the first half at Christy Leahy Park. Goals from Hannah NicGearalt and Ciara Kennedy put them 2-0 up. However in the second half The Park drew level thanks to two Mollie Duggan goals to earn a share of the points.
Boys Leagues
Busy day in the 13’s Premier
Listowel Celtic and St Brendan’s Park shared the points after a 1-1 draw with Edison Jahiri equalising for the Tralee side who were 1-0 down at the break.
Fenit Samphires had a big second half to take the points at Mastergeeha after the side were tied 2-2 at the half time whistle. Roan Guerin and Liam O’Mahony got the Mastergeeha goals. Mikey Corridan and Luke O’Carroll got two each with Dara Hurley and Tom Lenihan also on the mark for the away side.
MEK Galaxy were another side that made the most of the conditions as they scored all their goals in the second half after a scoreless first period. Two from David O’Shea and one each from Cillian O’Donoghue, Leo Allen and Danny Murphy from the penalty spot saw them win away at Camp Juniors.
With goals from Odhran Buckley and Liam Lynch, who both scored twice, and Brody Mulvihill LB Rovers had a 5-3 win in Woodlawn over Killarney Athletic. Alex Doolan hit two for Athletic with Finn O’Donnell getting the other goal.
Mid-week and weekend action in 13’s Division 1:
The action in the 13’s Division 1 began in mid-week with Killarney Athletic B defeating Tralee Dynamos B 2-1under the lights in Mounthawk Park. Eoin Bennett and Cian Hegarty scored for Athletic with Eoin Carmody on the mark for Dynamos.
There were two games on Saturday. Inter Kenmare had goals from Dillon Tagney, Matty Miles, Colum Kelliher, Ruairi Daly and Finn O’Byrne in their home win over Dingle Bay Rovers. Fionn Dowd and Eoghan Morrison were on the mark for the Dingle side.
Goals from Kieran O’Dwyer, Jack Moran, Harrison Andrews and Mike O’Sullivan saw Iveragh United win at home to Killarney Celtic B.
Home and Away wins in 13’s Division 2 North:
An Addy Nolan hat trick and one each from Eoin Mangan and Jeff Power saw Camp Juniors B win at home to Fenit Samphires B whose goal came from Rory Clifford.
Two goals from Adrian Walsh saw Castleisland win away at LB Rovers B whose reply came from Evan Mannix.
Goals galore in 13’s Division 2 South:
In a high scoring derby Killarney Celtic C took the points with a 5-3 win at Killarney Athletic C. Sean Horan, Rafsan Bhuiyan 2, Tobias Iheme and James Murphy were the Celtic scorers with Ryan Kissane replying with a hat trick for Athletic.
There was one more goal in the Killorglin B versus MEK Galaxy B game as the home side won 5-4 after leading 4-1 at the break.
Luke McGillicuddy and Mikey Hayes both scored twice and Peter O’Shea once for Killorglin with Ivan O’Shea, Eoin Casey 2 and Charlie O’Reilly getting the MEK goals.
The Mastergeeha B versus Iveragh United B was another of the wind and rain affected game of two halves. Iveragh United B led 4-0 at the half but goals from Cathal O’Keeffe, Liam Breen, Sean Fleming and Jack Cooney saw the home side fight back to share the points at Kilbrean Park. The Iveragh goals came from Darragh O’Shea 2, Jack O’Shea and Jonah Murphy.
Home wins in 15’s Premier:
Goals from Endjis Maurins and Shane Crossan plus an own goal saw St Brendan’s Park take the points in Christy Leahy Park over Killarney Celtic whose goals came from Shane Doolan and Oisin Fleming.
Killarney Athletic were 3-1 down at half time at home to Listowel Celtic but came back to win 4-3. Keyan Moloney and 2 from Conor Sweeney were the Listowel scorers in the first half with Luke Doolan on the mark for Athletic. In the second half Nathan Cronin scored twice with the third being an own goal giving the Woodlawn side the points.
One game in 15’s Division 1:
MEK Galaxy took the points in the only game in the 15’s Division 1 thanks to a 3-0 win over Ballyhar Dynamos in Mort Scott Park.
Home and away wins in 15’s Division 2:
Inter Kenmare B had goals from Jack Wiggins 2, Darragh Sweeney, Noah Granville, Oisin Healy, Diarmuid Healy and Michael Casey in their win over Iveragh United B.
Francis O’Brien hit 4 and Cillian Griffin one as Tralee Dynamos B defeated their neighbours St Brendan’s Park B who had Jerry Lynch 2 and Markus Kora on the mark at Christy Leahy Park.
Girl’s Roll of Honour:
Aisling O’Shea and Lily Granville – Inter Kenmare
Lauren Buckley – Mastergeeha, Nessa Kirby – Fenit Samphires
Abbey O’Donoghue and Tessa Reidy –Castleisland
Niamh Loughnane and Olivia O’Carroll –Listowel Celtic
Jocelyn Cushen, Mollie Duggan and Jacinta Griffin –St Brendan’s Park
Ellie Hoare and Orla King –Dingle Bay Rovers
Erin O’Shea and Caoimhe Skinner –Camp Juniors
Izzy Lyons, Kate Dennehy and Lia Walsh –MEK Galaxy
Aileen O’Brien and Clodagh Moriarty –Killarney Celtic
Aoife O’Sullivan –Killarney Athletic
Team of the Week:
Shay Fitzgerald
Iveragh United 13’s
Daniel Mughal Nathan Cronin Conor Sweeney
Tralee Dynamos 15’s Killarney Athletic 15’s Listowel Celtic 15’s
Darragh Goodwin Fionn Dowd Luke Darcy Brendan Allman
Camp Juniors 13’s Dingle Bay Rovers 13’s Castleisland 13’s MEK Galaxy 13’s
Mikey Corridan Stephen Shine Luke McGillicuddy
Fenit Samphires 13’s Killarney Celtic 12’s Killorglin 13’s