After their great away win over Mayo last Saturday, the Kerry senior hurlers will have their first home game in the Hurling League, Division 2A campaign on this Sunday, 2 February. Their opponents will be Offaly with a 2.00p.m. starting time. Admission price is €10 with all Under 16’s free of charge.
The 2020 County Senior Hurling League Division 1 fixtures have been issued to clubs. Kilgarvan will be making a welcome return to Division 1 for 2020. The starting date is Sunday, 15 March. However if Kerry do not get to the Allianz League Final, the first series of games will be played on Sunday, 8 March. Division 2 gets underway on Wednesday, 27 May.
The Kerry Senior Hurling Championship for 2020 will commence on Sunday, 7 July. It will be followed by Round 2 on the weekends of 12 & 18 July and Round 3 on the weekend of 26 July. The semi-finals are down for Saturday, 8 August with the Co. Senior Championship Final due to be played on Sunday, 23 August.
The County Intermediate Hurling Championship will be played mid-week, with the preliminary round on Wednesday, 8 July and games each week until the Final on Wednesday, 29 July. In the County Minor championship the early rounds will be played on Mondays, commencing on 27 July while the County Under 21 championship will commence on Saturday, 29 August
Kerry Camogie are running a referee conversion course on this Friday, 31 January at 7.30pm at Abbeydorney Sports Complex. This course is open to all qualified hurling referees, which will enable them to referee camogie matches for the coming year. The G.A.A. will be running a referees training course on 3 Friday evenings in February at the same venue, commencing on Friday, 7 February.
A Foundation Level Coaching Course will take place on Saturday, 15 February in St. Michael's College, Listowel at 10.00am. This course is aimed at Coaches involved with teams from Under 6 to 12 and the content will focus on the developing players at this age group. The Foundation Award is the introductory award for coaches of Gaelic Games. The course is 4 hours in duration and covers 4 key modules (Introduction to Games; Skill Development; Movement Skills and Coaching Children, Youths and Adults)
The death occurred last weekend of Gerald Whyte of Causeway. Throughout his life he was a dedicated hurling man and served the G.A.A. in numerous capacities. Among his many roles were as Vice Chairman (1989) and Secretary (1981-84) of Kerry Co. Board, Chairman (1973-78 & 1987-89) and Secretary (1969) of the North Kerry Hurling Board, Causeway Club Chairman and he was a selector and trainer of many Kerry hurling and Causeway Comprehensive School teams. Sympathy is extended to his family on behalf of all hurling followers. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Tralee Parnells are currently recruiting Adult Players (over 18) for the new season. If you or anyone you know is interested in playing Senior hurling in Kerry (Co. League Div. 2 & Intermediate Championship), please contact email@example.com. All levels of experience are welcome