Congratulations to Michael Slattery (Abbeydorney) on being selected the 2019 Bord Gáis Under 20 ‘B’ Player of the Year for his performances during the Kerry Under 20 All-Ireland ‘B’ Hurling Championship campaign.
The Awards event was held at a function in Cahir Castle and Michael received his trophy from former Cork All-Star goalkeeper, Ger Cunningham, Chair of the 2019 Bord Gáis Energy Under 20 Player of the Year Awards committee. Galway hurler and longstanding Bord Gáis Energy Ambassador Joe Canning and TG4’s Mícheál Ó Domhnaill were the other judges. Kerry won the All-Ireland ‘B’ championship [Ritchie McElligott Cup] for the third time in a row in August when they had a 3 - 22 to 0 - 12 win over Down in the Final, having earlier defeated Wicklow and Meath. Michael starred in all 3 games, scoring 8 points in the Final.
Co. Under 21 Championship
Quarter Final results: St. Brendan’s 5 - 11 Tralee Parnell’s 0 - 2; Causeway 2 - 19 Abbeydorney 3 - 12 [after extra time]. In the semi-finals St. Brendan’s play Lixnaw on this Saturday, 28 September at Abbeydorney, 3.00p.m. Extra time to be played if necessary. The details of the other semi-final between Kenmare/Kilgarvan/Dr. Crokes and Causeway to be confirmed
Co. Minor Hurling League (re-fixture) for this Sunday, 29 September, 12 noon: Abbeydorney v Ballyheigue at Abbeydorney
North Kerry update
The North Kerry Under 16 Championship results: St. Brendan’s 2 - 20 Lixnaw 2 – 9; Abbeydorney 4 -19 Crotta 2 - 7; Lixnaw 3 - 15 Ballyduff 2 - 11; Kilmoyley 1 - 13 Crotta 3 - 7; St. Brendan’s 2 - 15 Ballyheigue 3 - 12; Tralee Parnell's 2 - 12 Kilmoyley 1 – 13.
Round 3 is scheduled for this Sunday, 29 September, 12 noon: Fixtures – ‘A’ Championship: St. Brendan’s v Ballyduff; Lixnaw v Ballyheigue. ‘B’ Championship: Crotta v Tralee Parnell’s; Abbeydorney v Kilmoyley [first named at home]. Both Finals are scheduled for Sunday, 6 October.
The Rhyno Quality Feeds North Kerry Senior Hurling Championship semi-finals Ballyduff v St. Brendan's and Causeway v Lixnaw [first named at home] have had to be re-scheduled due to Co. Football Championship fixtures. Check the North Kerry Hurling Board Facebook page for updates.