Weekend of mix aged action in the Cup and League

Mixed week of action in the Cups:

John Murphy 12’s Cup:

Ballyhar 0-7 Park A

John Joe Naughton 13’s Cup:

Park B 0-3 Killarney Celtic B

Park D 3-3 Inter Kenmare AET

Inter win 5-4 on penalties.

Ballyhar 0-2 Killorglin B

Fenit 0-3 Listowel Celtic A

Park A 8-1 Killarney Athletic

Park C 2-6 Dingle Bay Rovers

Killorglin 2-0 Camp Juniors.

Tom Hayse 14’s Cup

Camp Juniors 2-3 Killarney Athletic

15’s Cup:

Mastergeeha 6-0 Park B

Ballyhar 3-4 Tralee Dynamos

Killarney Athletic 2-0 Ballyheigue

Listowel Celtic A 6-3 Listowel Celtic B

Killarney Celtic B 3-3 Asdee

Killarney Celtic B win 8-7 on penalties.

Tucker Kelly 16’s Cup:

Park B 6-1 Asdee

16’s Girls Cup:

Killarney Athletic 3-3 Inter Kenmare AET

Killarney Athletic won 3-0 on penalties.

League Results:

Killarney Plaza 15 Division 2

Tralee Dynamos B 0-5 St Bernard’s:

Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier

Killarney Celtic 3-0 Castleisland


John Murphy 12’s Cup:

The Park A and Ballyhar met on Wednesday in the final Round 1 game of the John Murphy 12’s Cup and it was the Tralee side that progressed thanks to goals from Cianan Cooney, Cillian Murphy, Venio Tahir, Sean Hill and Colin Doody.

John Joe Naughton 13’s Cup:

Killarney Celtic B progressed after defeating Park B at Christy Leahy Park. Celtic were a goal up at half time thanks to Erin Moloney. In the second half Ruairi Dorian added a second before Moloney wrapped up the win with his second goal.

The Park D and Inter Kenmare were involved in a nail-biter that went all the way to spot kicks. The game was tied 3-3 after extra time. Colin Doody, Cianan Cooney and Messiah Chirwa got the goals for the Park. Corey Murphy 2 and Tadgh O’Donoghue replied for Inter. And it was the Kenmare side that go into the next round following a 5-4 win on penalties.

Killorglin B got past Ballyhar 2-0 with the goals coming from Jack O’Sullivan and Cathal Crowely while Listowel Celtic A are also into the next round as they knocked out Fenit.

The Park A were too strong for Killarney Athletic and goals from Leon Gallagher, Graham Sheehy, Armin Heinrich, Cian Brosnan, Earnan Ferris and Jamie Fitzgerald saw them through.

Dingle Bay Rovers are into Round 2 thanks to their win over Park C. Tadgh Kennedy, Tomas O’Se, Mark Manning, Kieran Bambury and Cormac O’Cinneide were on the score-sheet. Cian Dillane and Ronan Ballard were the Park C scorers.

Killorglin scored twice in the first ten minutes through Cillian Burke and Eoghan Hassett and held on for the win.

Tom Hayes 14’s Cup 1st Round:

In a deferred first round game in the Tom Hayes 14’s Cup Killarney Athletic and Camp Juniors were involved in a tight encounter with the Killarney side coming through. Eoin Moynihan, Emmet Finnan and Damien Switzer got their goals. Coleman O’Meara and Maurice O’Connell were the Camp scorers.

15’s Kerry Cup:

Mastergeeha were winner in Kilbrean Park as they beat Park B. Conor Casey, Dylan Murphy, Sipho O’Neill, Niall O’Connor and Paul O’Shea scored for Mastergeeha. Rafeal Joskia got the Park’s consolation.

Tralee Dynamos were 3-0 ahead in their game against Ballyhar and looked to be cruising into the next round following 2 goals from Sean Kennedy and one from Codi Dauti. The home side hit back thanks to Jack Duggan, Dylan Callaghan from a free kick and Patrick O’Connor. But it was the Dynamos boys who held their composure and got the winner with Kennedy’s second to go into the hat for the next round.

Killarney Athletic made home advantage count in Woodlawn as they were 2-0 winner at home to Ballyheigue. Harry Potts and a Tadgh Doolan penalty saw them through.

There was a Listowel Celtic side guaranteed to be in the next round as the A’s were drawn against the B’s and it proved a high scoring encounter with the A’s winning 6-3. Devan McKenna and Conor Hogan both scored twice for the A’s with Darragh Mackessey and Michael Nolan getting the other two goals. Tim Scanlon scored twice for the B’s with Cian McGrath also on the mark.

Nails were bitten in a cracker between Killarney Celtic B and Asdee. It finished 3-3 all after extra time. Eric Daly scored twice and Carlos Lopes once for Asdee with their keeper Luke O’Donovan saving a penalty in normal time. Penalties certainly kept everyone on their toes as it was the odd goal in 15 that saw Celtic B through 8-7.

Tucker Kelly 16’s Cup:

The Park B got past Asdee in a game played on the Mounthawk All Weather following goals from Conor O’Brien, John Ward from the penalty spot, Aaron Ward and David Oba.

Girls 16 Cup Semi-Final:

Killarney Athletic girls booked their place in the 16’s Cup final after another game that needed penalties find a winner. Ellen Coffey, Ciara Tangney and Fiona Galvin scored for Athletic and Emma O’Sullivan 2 and Ciara Cronin were the scorers for Inter Kenmare to send the game into the dreaded shoot-out. It was the Athletic girls who fared better taking the penalty shoot-out 3-0.

League Action:

There were a couple of League games played with St Bernard’s defeating Tralee Dynamos B 5-0 to extend their lead at the top of the Killarney Plaza 15’s Division 2. Jack Parker, Liam Rice, Declan O’Donoghue, Rurai Dorrian and Aaron Malik got the goals for the Saints.

Killarney Celtic defeated Castleiasland 3-1 in the Tralee Trophy World 16 Premier. James Lynch put Celtic 1-0 up before Castleisland. Josh Fleming and Michael Devlin came off the bench to score one each to set up the win.

Team of the Week:

                                                                 Luke O’Donovan

                                                                         Asdee 15’s

   Caoimhin Boyne                   John Ward                            Billy Melvin                             Harry White

Killarney Athletic 15’s               Park 16’s                         Listowel Celtic 15’s               Killarney Celtic 13’s

Patrick O’Connor               Coleman O’Meara                   Robbie Sheehy                         Jack O’Sullivan

     Ballyhar 15’s                   Camp Juniors 14’s               Dingle Bay Rovers 13’s                 Killorglin 13’s

                                               Sipho O’Neill                          Jack Parker

                                           Mastergeeha 15’s                   St Bernard’s 15’s.

Rian to wear the Green:

Everyone involved with the Schoolboys and Girls League is delighted to see Rian O’Sullivan included in the Republic of Ireland u17 squad. They face Switzerland in Waterford in two games in the coming weeks. Rian is making a big name for himself cross channel with his club Brighton.