Hurling by Tommy O’Connor
Kerry’s interest in the Munster senior hurling league ended last Saturday when they were defeated by Tipperary on a 4 - 20 to 1 - 14 scoreline at Nenagh.
Their next competitive game will be in Round 1, Division 2A of the 2019 Allianz Hurling League on Saturday, 26 January when they face a long away trip to Antrim. That game goes ahead in Cushendall.
Further rounds will be against
Westmeath on Sunday, 3 February at Austin Stack Park, 2.00p.m.;
Mayo on Sunday, 17 February at Austin Stack Park, 2.00p.m.;
London on Saturday, 23 February at McGovern Park, Ruislip, 1.00p.m.;
Meath on Sunday, 3 March at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney (as part of a double bill with the Kerry v Monaghan Allianz Football League game).
St. Patricks East Kerry Hurling Club has elected the following officers for 2019:
President: Dan Kelleher, Vice Presidents: Tom Holohan & Pat O'Brien.
Chairman: Garry O'Halloran
Secretary: Pat Clifford.
Treasurer: Michael Gleeson.
Vice Chairman & P.R.O.: Martin Mulready.
Senior Team Trainer: Paul Kiely.
South Kerry board rep: Denis Coffey.
East Kerry Hurling Officer: Garry O'Halloran.
The annual pre-season planning meeting between the Hurling Clubs & Kerry Co. Board will take place on this Wednesday, 9 January at 8.00p.m. at the Pavilion, Austin Stack Park Tralee. All Clubs are expected to be represented. The main items on the agenda will be the 2019 fixtures calendar and amalgamations for 2019 at minor & Under 21 levels.
The AGM’s of both the Ballyduff & Ballyheigue G.A.A. Clubs will take place on this Friday, 11 January in their respective Clubrooms at 8.00p.m.
The Annual Convention of the North Kerry Hurling Board is fixed for Thursday week, 17 January at Kilmoyley. Officer nominations and motions to the Secretary Joe Walsh by this Sunday, 13 January.
Crotta O’Neill’s Hurling Club will hold a victory social on this Saturday, 12 January at Ballyroe Heights Hotel to mark their 2018 Co. Under 21 Hurling Championship win.
On the following Saturday, 19 January, Abbeydorney will celebrate their 2018 Co. Minor Hurling Championship victory with a victory social at the same venue.