The big hurling game of the weekend will see Kerry Senior Champions, Lixnaw, take on Cashel King Cormac’s (Tipperary) on this Sunday, 28 October in Round 1 of the Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship. The game goes ahead at Lixnaw where there will be a 1.30p.m. throw in.
In the Munster Junior Hurling Championship quarter-final, Kilgarvan will have an away fixture against the Limerick champions, Tournafulla on Saturday, 10 November. Full fixture details at www.munstergaa.ie
The County Intermediate Hurling Plate Final between Austin Stacks and Ballyheigue B will take place on this Friday, 26 October at Caherslee, 7.30p.m. with extra time if necessary.
Kilgarvan are the 2018 South Kerry Senior Champions following their 2 - 23 to 0 - 12 win over Dr. Crokes in the final played at Fitzgerald Stadium last Saturday.
The winning lineout was: Shane O'Sullivan, Flor O'Sullivan, Patrick O'Shea (captain), Liam Twomey, Seán Casey, John Mark Foley, Jack O'Brien (0-1), Gearóid Fennessy (0-1), Con Godfrey (0-02), Richard O'Sullivan, Keith Harrington (0-5), Christopher Creedon, Daniel Casey (0-3), Seán Godfrey (0-4), Dónal O'Sullivan (2-6). Subs: Connie Cremin, Padraig Dillon (0-1), Michael Godfrey, Martin Godfrey. Management team: Mike Foley, Flor O'Brien, Pat Twomey, John Foley, Adrian O'Sullivan. Match referee was John Ross (Ballyduff).
North Kerry update
The second qualifying group in the Tom Healy Under 15 Hurling Tournament was played on Friday evening last at Healy Park, Abbeydorney. Four teams competed – St. Brendan's, Kilmoyley, Lixnaw and Ballyheigue.
After each team played each other, St. Brendan's and Ballyheigue qualified.
Semi-finals on this Friday, 26 October at 7.00p.m. - St. Brendan's v Crotta and Ballyheigue v Abbeydorney;
Shield Final [losers of above] at 7.30p.m. and the Cup Final [winners of above] at 8.00p.m.
The Tournament is hosted by Abbeydorney G.A.A. Club and sponsored by the North Kerry Hurling Board
There are a number of games fixed for this weekend in North Kerry competitions.
The Junior League play off between St. Brendan’s and Causeway is scheduled for Ardfert on this Saturday at 3.30p.m. [winners to play Lixnaw in the Final].
The Under 16 play off between Abbeydorney and Ballyduff is fixed for Sunday, 11.30a.m. at Kilmoyley [winners to play Ballyheigue in the Final].
The Intermediate League Final between Ballyheigue and Kilmoyley will be played on Monday [Bank Holiday] at 2.00p.m.
Up to date details on these games on the North Kerry Hurling Board Facebook page.
The Tralee Parnell’s Autumn Hurling Academy Week 2 takes place on this Friday, 26 October at the Tralee Sports Complex.
It is open to new and current players and a hurley and helmet will be available for new players.
For Under 6 (2012/2013/2014) - indoor training for boys and girls from 6.00 to 6.45pm.;
Under 8 (2010/2011) - indoor training for boys 6.45 to 7.30pm.;
Under 10 (2008/2009) - Astro pitch training for boys 6.00 to 7.00pm.
Cost for the 6 weeks is €15 or €3 per session.
Details on the Tralee Parnell’s Facebook page. The club annual awards night will take place on Friday, 9 November.