Hurling by Tommy O’Connor
The Kerry senior hurlers ended their interest in the Allianz Hurling League on Sunday last when they went down to Westmeath by 1 – 20 to 0 – 17.
Carlow and Westmeath will now contest the Division 2A final.
Well done to all who were involved in the Kerry league campaign and they will now look forward to the new Joe McDonagh Cup, a Tier 2 hurling competition.
6 teams will compete – Meath, Carlow, Kerry, Westmeath, Antrim and Laois.
Kerry fixtures are:
Saturday, 5 May v Carlow (away)
Saturday, 12 May v Laois (home)
Sunday, 20 May v Westmeath (home)
Sunday, 3 June v Meath (away)
Sunday, 10 June Antrim (away).
The final is fixed for the weekend of 30 June.
The 2018 Credit Union County Senior Hurling League Division 1 will commence on this weekend.
On Friday evening Abbeydorney are at home to Ballyduff under lights at 8pm.
On Saturday, St. Patrick’s Day, Crotta O’Neill’s v Ballyheigue; at 12 noon.
Other first round pairings are: Lixnaw v Kilmoyley and St. Brendan’s v Causeway (first named at home, details on club Facebook pages).
Tralee Parnell’s hurling Academy for children born from 2005 – 2013 continues on Tuesday next, 20 March from 6.00p.m. at Tralee Sports Complex.
As usual, equipment is available to borrow and all boys and girls are welcome.
Further details on the Tralee Parnell’s website.
The club will also hold an Easter Hurling Camp from Monday, 26 March to Wednesday, 28 March. To book a place, text 085-1355566.
Shane Nolan & Colum Harty will run a Hurling Development Camp at Crotta G.A.A. field in Dromakee from 3 – 6 April.
Details on the North Kerry Hurling Facebook page.
Finally congratulations to Ardfert National School on winning a national award last night in Kilkenny for their promotion of gaelic games and culture. Brian Cody was the guest speaker & of course the school won the co hurling Cumann na mBunscol title last year.