Semi-final pairings in Cups and Shields now known:
Cup / Shield Results:
Munster WFAI 16’s Cup Round 1:
Killarney Athletic 0-7 Carragiline United
John Murphy 12 Shield ¼ Finals:
Listowel Celtic D 6-4 Ballyhar
Dingle Bay Rovers 3-0 Inter Kenmare
Healy Family 15’s Cup ¼ Finals:
Killorglin 5-2 Listowel Celtic A
Mastergeeha 2-3 Tralee Dynamos A
Park A 3-0 Killarney Celtic B.
Daly’s Supervalu 13’s:
Inter Kenmare 1-9 Killorglin
Camp Juniors 0-2 Killarney Celtic A
Mastergeeha 9-1 Killarney Athletic
Tralee Dynamos 3-0 MEK
Tralee Dynamos 1-2 Iveragh United
Foundation Sports 14’s:
Killarney Athletic 2-6 Killarney Celtic
Castleisland 0-10 Park D
Killarney Plaza 15’s:
Tralee Dynamos 1-4 Killorglin
Ballyhar 4-1 Castleisland
Killarney Celtic B 6-2 Mastergeeha
Listowel Celtic B 0-2 St Bernard’s
Park B 0-3 Fenit
Girls 12 Premier:
Listowel Celtic 4-1 Killarney Celtic.
Cup / Shield Results:
Athletic out of Munster:
Killarney Athletic’s u16 Girls were knocked out of the Munster WFAI Cup by a strong Carrigaline United side. Credit to the Athletic girls they battled hard and took the game to the Cork side in the second half.
2 Places in 12 Shield Semi-Finals decided:
Listowel Celtic D booked their place in the John Murphy 12 Shield semi-finals after being involved in a 10 goal thriller with Ballyhar. Listowel Celtic D won the game 6-4 thanks to goals from Cormac Dillon who got 4 and one each from Shane Horgan and Stefan Carrig. Ballyhar’s goals came from James Horgan, Stephen Palmer and Declan O’Connor. The game was tied 2 all at the break.
Healy Family 15’s Cup semi-finals sorted:
Killarney Athletic had already qualified for the semi-finals of the Healy Family 15’s Cup and were joined by Killorglin, Tralee Dynamos and Park A.
Killorglin were 5-2 winners at home to Listowel Celtic while The Park A defeated Killarney Celtic B 3-0. Goals from Codi Dauti, Mohameed Raheem and Tony Duggan saw Tralee Dynamos win away in Kilbrean Park defeating Mastergeeha 3-2. Paul O’Shea got both goals for the home side.
Semi-Final Pairings Sorted:
The semi-final draws for the Cup and Shields were done live on the Radio Kerry Saturday Sports Show by the League Chairman Martin Conway, Fixtures Secretary Tadgh Healy and League Sec and PRO Padraig Harnett.
The semi-final pairings are as follows:
John Murphy 12’s Cup: Mastergeeha v Park A and Killorglin v Park B.
John Murphy 12’s Shield: Dingle Bay Rovers v Listowel Celtic D and Killorglin or Listowel Celtic B v Killarney Athletic B or LB Rovers.
John Joe Naughton 13’s Cup: Killarney Celtic B v Park A and Listowel Celtic A v Killarney Celtic A
John Joe Naughton 13’s Shield: Park C v Mastergeeha and Iveragh United v Park D.
Tom Hayes 14’s Cup: Park v Killarney Celtic A and Killorglin A v Ballyhar
Tom Hayes 14’s Shield: Camp Juniors v Park D and Mastergeeha v Dingle Bay Rovers
Healy Family 15’s Cup: Tralee Dynamos A v Park A and Killorglin A v Killarney Athletic
Healy Family 15’s Shield: Ballyhar v St Bernard’s and Ballyheigue v Listowel Celtic B
Tucker Kelly 16’s Cup: Park A v Killarney Celtic A and Mastergeeha v Park B
Tucker Kelly 16’s Shield: Camp Juniors v Killarney Athletic and Killarney Celtic B v Asdee.
12’s Girls Cup: Inter Kenmare v Listowel Celtic
12’s Girls Shield: Killarney Celtic v Killarney Athletic
14’s Girls Cup: Listowel Celtic v Mastergeeha
14’s Girls Shield: Killarney Celtic v Iveragh United
16’s Girls Cup: Killarney Athletic v Killarney Celtic
Joint Leaders in 13 Premier:
Things have really tightened up at the top of the Daly’s Supervalu 13 Premier. Killorglin moved onto 17 points and into the joint lead with Camp Juniors following their win over Inter Kenmare. Dylan Moriarty scored twice on his birthday. Eoghan Hassett and Callum Russell also both scored twice. Darragh Callan, Tom Whittleton and Jason O’Connor all scored one each.
Killarney Celtic’s 2-0 win over Camp Juniors has put the Hoops onto 16 points. There goals came from Daniel Okute and Kieran Dennehy. The loss for Camp Juniors, for whom Alain Beaujouain was the best player, puts them under pressure as they have played more games than all the teams around them.
Mastergeeha close gap to 3 with game in hand in 13’s Division 1:
Mastergeeha’s win over Killarney Athletic sees them move onto 17 points – just 3 behind leaders The Park and with a game in hand. The goals came from a Sean O’Leary hat trick, 2 from Brendan O’Leary and one each from Mark O’Shea, Barry Lenihan and Adam O’Sullivan.
Mixed Week for Tralee Dynamos in 13’s Division 2:
It was a mixed week for the Division leaders Tralee Dynamos. They picked up three points against MEK in mid-week but went down 2-1 to second placed Iveragh United. The South Kerry side are in second place 5 behind Dynamos but with two games in hand. Seamus Curran and Cian O’Donoghue got the goals for Iveragh United. Danny Burke got the goal for Tralee Dynamos.
Killarney Celtic go clear at top of 14 Premier:
Killarney Celtic’s win away to neighbours Killarney Athletic sees them go three points clear at the top of the Foundation Sports 14 Premier. The move 3 points clear of The Park but the Tralee side have a game in hand. Niall McGillicuddy 2, Evan Looney 2, Neil O’Shea and Ryan O’Grady were the Celtic scorers. Damien Switzer and Emmett Finnan replied for Athletic.
Big win for Park in 14 Division 2:
The Park D opened a three point gap at the top of the 14 Division 2 table but Camp Juniors have a game in hand. The Park were too strong for Castleisland with Earnan Ferris hitting 5 goals – amazingly all 5 from headers. Cian Brosnan, John O’Connor, Leon Daly, Alan Brosnan and Jack Twamley all scored one each.
Killorglin 3rd in 15 Premier:
In the battle for 3rd place in the Killarney Plaza 15 Premier Killorglin got the better of Tralee Dynamos 4-1. Stephen Sealy, Dylan O’Neill, Tim O’Shea and Eoin Clifford got the goals for Killorglin with Mohameed Raheem replying for Dynamos.
Tight at the top of Division 1:
Ballyhar are the new leaders of the Killarney Plaza 15’s Division 1 after a 4-1 win over Killorglin. Dylan Callaghan scored 2 and Jason Brennan and Patrick O’Connor one each to put Ballyhar into a 1 point lead on 16 points. Aaron O’Connor got the Castleisland goal.
Killarney Celtic B are up to joint second on 15 points, level with Killarney Athletic and 1 point behind Ballyhar after they defeated Mastergeeha 6-2. Paul O’Shea hit both for the Kilbrean side.
Saints top of Division 2:
St Bernard’s have moved to the top of the Killarney Plaza 15 Division 2 after a 2-0 away win at Listowel Celtic. Brothers Ruairi and Steven O’Donovan got the goals for St Bernard’s. They lead Ballyheigue by 1 point but have a game more played.
Fenit are looking for a third place finish and added 3 more points thanks to a 3-0 win over Park B. Abid Hussain, Ed Stack and Kevin McElligott were the Fenit scorers.
Listowel Celtic girls up to second in 12 Premier:
Listowel Celtic’s u12 Girls are up to joint second in the JK Sports 12 Girls Premier after a 4-1 win over Killarney Celtic.
Team of the Week:
Joe Ruddy Killian Dooley Alain Beaujouain
Killarney Celtic 14’s St Bernards 15’s Camp Junior’s 13’s
Danny Burke Dylan Moriarty James Lynch Cian O’Donoghue
Tralee Dynamos 13’s Killorglin 13’s Fenit 15’s Iveragh United 13’s
Sean O’Leary Aaron O’Connor Cormac Dillon
Mastergeeha 13’s Castleisland 15’s Listowel Celtic 15’s
An Apology: Last week I got Maurice O’Connell’s name wrong in Team of the Week. And this after he scoring the game winning goal for Iveragh United.