This will be a big weekend for Kerry hurling, with the Kerry senior hurlers taking on Laois on Saturday in Round 3 of the Joe McDonagh Cup competition at Austin Stack Park, 3.00p.m. and the clubs throughout the county co-hosting the 2019 John West National Féile na nGael Under 14 Hurling competition.
Results from Comórtas Poc Fada Ciarraí, the county long puck hurling competition, held at Kerryhead on Monday:
Senior winner: Tadhg Flynn (Causeway); Runner Up: Martin Stackpoole (Lixnaw).
Under 16 winner: Keltyn Molloy (Lixnaw); Runner Up: Daniel O'Loughlin (Ballyheigue); 3rd Christopher Lawlor (St. Brendan’s).
Camogie - Senior winner: Julianne O'Keeffe (Clanmaurice).
Under 16 winner: Saoirse Moloney (Tralee Parnell's).
The winners now go on to represent Kerry in the Munster Poc Fada Final to be held at Kerryhead on Saturday, 15 June.
Division 2 of the Co. Senior Hurling League Round 1 results: Kilgarvan 2 - 19 Kenmare 0 - 11; Dr. Crokes 3 - 17 Tralee Parnell’s 2 - 14; Kilmoyley 2 - 7 Crotta O’Neill’s 2 - 10; Lixnaw 2 - 8 St. Brendan’s 3 - 19; Causeway received a walkover from Lady’s Walk;
Round 2 results Ballyheigue 1 - 8 Dr. Crokes 4 - 20; Kenmare 4 - 15 Abbeydorney 5 – 1; Tralee Parnell's 1 - 8 Kilgarvan 2 – 11.
Fixture: Wednesday, 5 June Causeway v St. Brendan’s at Causeway, 7.00p.m. Round 3 is scheduled for Wednesday, 12 June.
Co. Senior Hurling League Division 1 Round 5 results: Ballyheigue 1 - 18 Abbeydorney 2 - 6; Crotta 1 - 17 Lixnaw 0 - 11; St. Brendan’s 1 - 15 Kilmoyley 1 - 12
Féile na nGael
Cork and Kerry will co-host the 2019 National Féile na nGael Under 14 Hurling on this weekend - from Friday, 7 to Sunday, 9 June.
Fixtures involving Kerry clubs are:
Division 4 – Friday, 7 June, 6.00pm - Ballyduff v Westport (Mayo) [at Ballyduff]; St. Brendan’s v Fr. Dalton’s (Westmeath) [at Ardfert]. 7.30pm - Ballyduff v St. Brendan’s [at Ballyduff]; Fr. Dalton’s v Westport [at Ardfert].
Saturday, 8 June, 10.00am - Ballyduff v Fr. Dalton’s [at Ballyduff]; St. Brendan’s v Westport [at Ardfert]
Division 6 - Friday, 7 June, 5.30pm - Lixnaw v Carlow 2 [at Lixnaw]; Crotta O'Neill’s v Claremorris (Mayo) [at Dromakee]. 7.00pm - Lixnaw v Crotta O’Neill’s [at Lixnaw]; Claremorris v Carlow 2 [at Dromakee].
Saturday, 8 June, 10.00am - Lixnaw v Claremorris [at Lixnaw] / Crotta O'Neill’s v Carlow 2 [at Dromakee].
Division 7 - Friday, 7 June, 5.30pm [all at the Kerry G.A.A. Centre of Excellence, Currans] Tralee Parnell’s v Benbulben Gaels (Sligo); Kenmare/Kilgarvan v Eire Óg, Carrickmore (Tyrone). 6.30pm Tralee Parnell’s v Kenmare/Kilgarvan; Eire Óg, Carrickmore v Benbulben Gaels.
Saturday, 8 June, 10.00am - Tralee Parnell’s v Eire Óg, Carrickmore [at Caherslee] Kenmare
/Kilgarvan v Benbulben Gaels [at Kenmare].
Division 8 - Friday, 7 June, 5.30pm - Ballyheigue v Kinnity/Lusmagh (Offaly) [at Ballyheigue] Abbeydorney v Carrick Hurling (Leitrim) [at Abbeydorney]; 7.30pm - Ballyheigue v Abbeydorney [at Ballyheigue]; Carrick Hurling v Kinnity/Lusmagh [at Abbeydorney].
Saturday, 8 June, 10.00am Ballyheigue v Carrick Hurling [at Ballyheigue]; Abbeydorney v Kinnity/Lusmagh [at Abbeydorney]
Division 9 - Friday, 7 June, 5.30pm - Kilmoyley v St. Patrick's (Derry) [at Kilmoyley]; Causeway v St. Fechin’s (Louth) [at Causeway]. 7.00pm Kilmoyley v Causeway [at Kilmoyley]; St. Fechin’s v St. Patrick's [at Causeway].
Saturday, 8 June, 10.00am - Kilmoyley v St. Fechin’s [at Kilmoyley]; Causeway v St. Patrick's [at Causeway].
Division 10 - Friday, 7 June [all at Spa G.A.A., Killarney] - 5.30pm South Kerry v Roscommon 3. Firies v Mícheál Breathnach’s (Gaillimh); 6.30pm South Kerry v Firies; Mícheál Breathnach’s v Roscommon 3;
Saturday, 8 June, 10.00am - South Kerry v Mícheál Breathnach’s [at Spa G.A.A.]. Firies v Roscommon 3 [at Firies].
The knockout stages will take place on Saturday afternoon with all the Finals at 3.00p.m. on Sunday.
North Kerry Intermediate Championship Final Abbeydorney v Causeway, Saturday, 15 June.
Rhyno Quality Feeds North Kerry Senior Hurling League Senior 'B' League Final [Denis O'Halloran Cup] St. Brendan's v Abbeydorney on Wednesday, 19 June at 7.30p.m.at Kilmoyley.
North Kerry Under 11 Hurling League results: Kilmoyley 7 - 6 Tralee Parnell’s 4 - 6 ; Abbeydorney 3 - 9 Causeway 3 - 1.
North Kerry Under 10 Blitz Saturday, 15 June at Abbeydorney commencing at 10.00a.m.
North Kerry Under 14, Round 1, Tuesday, 11 June, 6.30p.m. - ‘A’ Championship - Kilmoyley v Ballyduff; Tralee Parnell’s v St. Brendan’s. ‘B’ Championship – Ballyheigue v Abbeydorney; Crotta v Causeway. Lixnaw bye