Senior Football Championship - Round 1 2017-05-14 22:16:00

Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football Championship

Dr Crokes            2-14                       Mid Kerry            0-9

Reigning champions Dr Crokes got their 2017 campaign off to the perfect start when they had an 11 points victory over a Mid Kerry side who had to lineout without injury victims Darran O’Sullivan, Colin McGillicuddy and Peter Crowley.

Crokes got the perfect start when after Liam Carey opened the scoring for Mid Kerry, Colm Cooper hit 1-3 on the trot in reply and Crokes led by 1-5 to 0-3 after fifteen minutes of play with Donnchadh Walsh contributing to the Mid Kerry tally. The Killarney side went on to lead by 1-8 to 0-5 at the break. Liam Carey again opened the scoring for the second half for Mid Kerry but after Kieran O’Leary got Crokes second goal in the 38th minute the writing was on the wall for the Divisional side and Crokes went on to lead by 2-11 to 0-6 at the three quarter stage befoire the sides ahared three points apiece in the remaining time.