Hurling by Tommy O’Connor
The launch & Round 1 draw for the 2018 Garvey's SuperValu Kerry Co. Senior Hurling Championship [Corn Neilus Ó Floinn] will take place at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on this Wednesday, 30 May at 7.00p.m. Round 1 is scheduled for the weekend of 17 June with the Co. Final on Sunday, 26 August.
Poc Fada Ciarraí 2018
Comórtas Poc Fada Ciarraí.
The county long puck hurling competition will take place over a course on Kerryhead Mountain on Bank Holiday Monday next, 4 June, commencing at 1.00p.m. Each club is invited to send one competitor to participate in the senior & under 16 hurling and camogie sections. The perpetual trophy for the senior competition is sponsored by the North Kerry Hurling Board. All entries to firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday, 1 June.
Competition co-ordinator: Ger McCarthy, Kerry Munster Council delegate.
Joe McDonagh Cup
The Kerry senior hurlers travel to Páirc Tailteann in Navan on this Saturday, 2 June for round 4 of the Joe McDonagh Cup. The game commences at 3.00p.m.
The last game in the league stages will be on Saturday week, 9 June away to Antrim at Pearse Park, Dunloy.
Credit Union Co. Senior Hurling League Division 1 Round 6 results: Abbeydorney 1 - 18 St. Brendan’s 1 - 15; Causeway 3 - 9 Kilmoyley 2 - 8; Ballyduff 0 - 12 Crotta 0 - 11; Lixnaw 0 - 16 Ballyheigue 0 - 14. Causeway is on top with full points after 6 wins. Kilmoyley are on 8 while 3 teams are level on 6 points [Crotta, St. Brendan’s and Ballyduff]; Abbeydorney are on 5 points; Lixnaw have 2 and Ballyheigue are at foot of the table with 1 point. Last round is scheduled for on Sunday, 24 June.
The Credit Union Co. Senior Hurling League Division 2 commences on this Wednesday, 30 May, 7.30p.m. with the following fixtures (first named at home): (first named at home): Division 2A – Kenmare v Dr. Crokes; Abbeydorney v Kilgarvan; Ballyheigue v Austin Stacks; Division 2B – Crotta v St. Brendan’s; Lady’s Walk v Lixnaw; Kilmoyley v Causeway. All games at 7.30p.m.
Round 2 is fixed for Sunday, 3 June – Division 2A – Kilgarvan v Ballyheigue; Dr. Crokes v Abbeydorney; Austin Stacks v Kenmare. Division 2B – Lixnaw v Kilmoyley; St. Brendan’s v Lady’s Walk; Causeway v Crotta. Check with clubs for fixture details.
In the Celtic Challenge Under 17 Hurling competition last Wednesday, Kerry had their fourth win in a row, defeating North Cork by 4 – 17 to 2 – 10. Kerry has a bye this week.
Coiste na nÓg
In the Lee Strand Co. Under 16 Division 2 hurling Final played at Ballyheigue, St. Brendan’s had a 4 - 19 to 5 - 7 win over Lixnaw. The trophy was presented by the competition co-ordinator, Timmy Weir, to Cian McCarthy, St. Brendan’s captain.
Co. Under 14 hurling semi-final results: Division 1 - Lixnaw 3 - 14 Kenmare/Kilgarvan 2 - 10; Lixnaw play the winners of Ballyheigue v Ballyduff in the final on this Saturday, 2 June.
Division 2 - Kilmoyley 4 - 10 South Kerry 4 - 3; St. Brendan’s 2 - 9 Tralee Parnell’s 2 - 9 [after extra time] – replay fixed for this Saturday, 2 June with the winners playing Kilmoyley in the final on Saturday, 9 June. All games at 6.00p.m.
The North Kerry Under 11 league commenced last Friday when Ballyduff had a 7 - 4 to 3 - 6 win over St. Brendan’s. The competition continues on this Friday, 1 June 6.30p.m. with the following fixtures: Group 1, Round 2 - Lixnaw v St. Brendan's; Tralee Parnell's v Kilmoyley; Ballyduff bye. Group 2, Round 1 - Abbeydorney v Ballyheigue; Crotta v Causeway.
North Kerry Under 10 Blitz 1 takes place at Abbeydorney on Saturday, 9 June commencing at 10.00a.m. Full details on the North Kerry Hurling Board Facebook page.