Hurling by Tommy O’Connor
U21 Hurling Championship
Lixnaw have qualified for the Final of the 2018 Co. Under 21 Hurling Championship following their 3-19 to 3-16 win over Causeway on Sunday last. The second semi-final between Kenmare/Kilgarvan and Crotta O'Neill's is scheduled for this Sunday, 30 September at Austin Stack Park with a 2.00pm throw in time. The final is fixed for Saturday, 13 October.
The final of the 2018 Co. Junior Hurling Championship between Ballyheigue and Duagh is re-scheduled for this Friday, 28 September. Venue is Abbeydorney where there will be a 7.30p.m. throw in, with extra time if necessary.
Coiste na nÓg
Results from Round 4, Phase 2 of the Lee Strand Co. Under 12 hurling leagues: Division 1 - Ballyheigue 2 - 3 Crotta O’Neill’s 1 - 7; Kenmare/Kilgarvan 1 - 4 Tralee Parnell's 4 - 10. Division 2 - Abbeydorney 3 - 4 St. Pats/Dr. Crokes 2 – 4; Ballyduff 3 - 14 Firies 3 – 5. Division 3 - Causeway 6 - 6 Crotta O’Neill’s B 1 – 2.
Round 5 will take place on this Friday evening, 28 September with all games at 5.30p.m. Scheduled fixtures are: Division 1 - Tralee Parnells v Ballyheigue; Kenmare/Kilgarvan v Kilmoyley; St. Brendan’s v Crotta O’Neill’s. Division 2 – St. Pats/Dr. Crokes v Ballyduff ; Firies v Lixnaw; Abbeydorney v bye. Division 3 – Tralee Parnell’s B v Causeway; St. Brendan’s B v Crotta O’Neill’s B; Kenmare/Kilgarvan B v bye. Check with clubs for possible changes.
The Final of Division 1A of the Co. Minor Hurling League between Abbeydorney and Ballyheigue/Causeway is scheduled for Friday week, 5 October at Abbeydorney at 6.30p.m., with extra time if necessary.
North Kerry update
The Finals of the North Kerry Under 16 ‘A’ and ‘B’ competitions are scheduled for this Sunday, 30 September at 12 noon. Check with clubs and the North Kerry Hurling Board Facebook page for up to date fixtures and results.
The Rhyno Quality Feeds North Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Final [John Joe O’Sullivan Memorial Cup] between Kilmoyley and Ballyduff is for Sunday, 7 October. The game will also double up a the replay pf the Co. senior hurling league semi-final.
Ballyheigue won the Gary Scollard Memorial Under 15 hurling ten a side invitation tournament takes last Saturday. In the Final they defeated St. Brendan’s. Well done to all who organised this tournament which commemorates the former Kerry and Austin Stack’s dual player, Gary Scollard.