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Minor Football Team News

Kerry face Cork in Munster Minor Championship Semi-Final

Thursday 20th April, 2017


Kerry face Cork in Munster Minor Championship Semi-FinalAs expected, Clare's victory over Waterford in last evening's Munster Minor Championship has paved the way for a winner takes all Munster Minor Championship Semi-Final meeting with Cork in Páirc Uí Rinn on Wednesday May 10th. Kerry eased their way to the Semi-Final following a decisive victory (2-16 to 1-6) over Clare before an attendance of 2,567 at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park....

Kerry through to Munster Minor Football Semi-Final

Wednesday 12th April, 2017


Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Semi Final ClarificationKerry, Cork and Limerick have qualified for the semi finals, however, the exact semi final lineup will not be decided until the playoffs have been completed. While Kerry and Cork are on the same side of the Draw, repeat pairings are not allowed and if Waterford defeat Clare and then defeat Tipperary in the playoffs for instance then they would be drawn against Cork or Kerry as they have already played...

David Clifford is new Kerry Minor Captain

Tuesday 24th January, 2017


David Clifford is new Kerry Minor CaptainDavid Clifford of Fossa has been named as the new Kerry Minor captain for the coming year having been nominated by County Minor champions, East Kerry. We wish David wells as Kerry set out to defend their All Ireland crown.

Intercounty Football Fixtures Guide

Wednesday 11th January, 2017


Intercounty Football Fixtures GuideWith Christmas behind us supporters are already eagerly looking forward to the commencement of the Allianz Leagues and the start of the competitive intercounty action – here is a reminder of some of the fixtures to note:Kerry open their Allianz Football League campaign away to Donegal in Letterkenny on February 5th in the first of three away games, the others being away to Roscommon and Cavan.Kerry have four home games with two...

2016 – A Review

Wednesday 04th January, 2017


2016 – A ReviewA very successful year on the intercounty playing front, however, the big prize has eluded Kerry footballers once again in 2016.Overall it has been a very successful year on the intercounty scene and one that most counties would be very happy with, however, success here in Kerry is almost always dependant on how you do in the All Ireland Senior football championship and if that is the yardstick then on the face of it, 2016 may not have been regarded as a huge...

Kerry win third All-Ireland Minor Final in a row

Sunday 18th September, 2016


Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship FinalKerry 3-7 Galway 0-9By John Harrington at Croke Park for GAA.IEKerry won an impressive third Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship in a row in Croke Park today, but they were made to work hard for it by a tigerish Galway side.The final winning margin was comfortable enough in the end for Kerry, but this game was still in the melting pot until David Clifford scored an outrageously brilliant...

Kerry Minor Management, Captain & Path to Final

Friday 16th September, 2016


Kerry Minor Management, Captain & Path to Final Kerry Minor Football Manager – Peter KeanePeter Keane was appointed Kerry Minor Team manager in succession to Jack O'Connor late last year for a 2 year term. The St Marys (Cahersiveen) man has vast experience at underage level from his involvement with various Kerry Development Squads and was a Kerry Minor Selector in 2012 and 2013 with Mickey Ned O'Sullivan. He was manager of Killarney Legion last year when they took...

Kerry Minors qualify for All Ireland Minor Final

Sunday 28th August, 2016


Electric Ireland All-Ireland MFC Semi-Final Report from gaa.ieKERRY 2-26 KILDARE 0-10By John Harrington at Croke Park.The conveyor belt of young talent in Kerry football is turning merrily.Their minors put on a show in Croke Park in this All-Ireland minor semi-final as they swept Kildare aside with ease.Their kick-passing, support-play, and score-taking was a joy to watch and the Lilywhites simply couldn’t cope with the finishing power of players like David...

Kerry Minors take on Kildare

Wednesday 24th August, 2016


Kerry Minors take on KildareKildare stand in the way of Kerry reaching a third successive All Ireland final when the sides clash in the semi final in the curtain raiser at Croke Park on Sunday next (1:30pm). Kerry of course, under the stewardship of Jack O’Connor, are champions of this grade for the past two years and so far the transition to the new team management headed up by Peter Keane has been seamless. Kerry opened their campaign with a very facile victory over Waterford...

Impressive Kerry Minors March on

Sunday 31st July, 2016


Electric Ireland MFC Quarter-FinalKerry 1-24 Derry 2-10By Jackie Cahill at Croke Park for GAA.ie Peter Keane’s Kerry scored all bar one point of this afternoon’s winning tally from play as they cruised into the Electric Ireland All-Ireland minor football championship semi-finals.Ten players got on the scoresheet as the Kingdom saw off Derry by 11 points at Croke Park to set up a semi-final against Kildare or Mayo on August 28.This was excellent stuff from...

Kerry Minors make it 4 Munster Titles in a Row

Sunday 03rd July, 2016


Kerry Minors make it 4 Munster Titles in a RowThe Kerry minors achieved a 4 in a row of Munster titles when defeating Cork in Fitzgerald in the opening game this afternoon. Kerry, with goals from Bryan Sweeney and Sean O'Shea, led by 2-7 to 1-6 at the break and withstood a determined comeback by Cork to record a six points victory on a 3-14 to 3-8 scoreline with David Clifford (1-5) and Sean O'Shea (1-4) the top scorers.Kerry Minors are now through to the Quarter Finals where they...

Electric Ireland Munster Minor Semi Final Kerry 1-13 Clare 1-7

Thursday 12th May, 2016


Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship Semi FinalKerry 1-13 Clare 1-7Kerry qualified for another Munster Minor Football final and a meeting with either Cork or Limerick on July 3rd following a semi final victory over Clare at Milltown Malbay this evening. While the Kingdom never looked like they were going to be beaten by the home side, nevertheless Peter Keane and his management team have plenty to work on in the lead-in to the final.Kerry, who started with...

Kerry Minors open defence of Munster and All Ireland titles

Wednesday 13th April, 2016


Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship Round 1Kerry 2-21 Waterford 1-2Kerry cruised to victory in the first defence of their Electric Ireland Munster and All Ireland titles at Dungarvan’s Fraher field this evening when putting Waterford to the sword every bit as comprehensively as the final scoreline would suggest. From the moment young David Clifford pointed his side in front within 13 seconds of the start there was never the slightest hint of an upset...

Munster Minor Footballer of the Year – Mark O’Connor

Friday 11th December, 2015


Munster Minor Footballer of the Year – Mark O’Connor (Ciarraí)Mark O’Connor is unlikely to forget the past two years in a hurry! The Dingle native has the unique distinction of putting two All Ireland Colleges (Hogan Cup) titles and two All Ireland Minor titles back to back – an achievement that most footballers can only dream of. Add in the fact that that he was joint captain of Pobal Scoil Chorca Dhuibhne and led by example as he captained the Minor team to their 13th...

Management Teams Ratified

Monday 02nd November, 2015


Management Teams Ratified The following Team Managements were ratified at tonight's meeting of the County Committee: Senior Hurling Ciarán Carey was ratified as the new Kerry Hurling Manager in succession the Eamonn Kelly. His term is for two years. His selectors are: Michael Conway (Lixnaw) and James McCarthy (Kilmoyley). Damien Ryall (Abbeydorney) will continue as the Physical Trainer. A Coach will be appointed at the next meeting. Senior Football Eamonn...

Kerry Minors : All Ireland Champions 2015

Tuesday 22nd September, 2015


Kerry Minors are double All Ireland ChampionsAfter bridging a gap of twenty years last year, the Kerry Minor footballers have now put back to back titles together following a tremendous display when outplaying Tipperary in the final at Croke Park on Sunday last. They certainly left no doubt as to who the best team in the country was and it was fitting that they saved their finest hour for the big day. The character of this team was tested in a big way against Cork in a winner takes...

Ciarraí Abú!

Sunday 20th September, 2015


We send our best wishes the Kerry Minor and Senior teams and management today.Safe journey to all our supporters.Ciarraí Abú! Post Match ReceptionThe usual post-match party for the Kerry senior and minor teams will take place in the Ballsbridge Hotel (formerly Jurys) on Sunday night. Admission is by ticket only and tickets may be purchased from the Kerry GAA Store in the Outlet Centre Killarney up to 1pm on Saturday.Tickets will also be available at the door while stocks...

O’Neill impressed by Evolution of Buckley

Thursday 17th September, 2015


O’Neill impressed by Evolution of Buckleyby John IvoryKerry coach Cian O’Neill has spoken about the improvements Johnny Buckley has made during his time with the Kingdom, and says that this year is the Dr Crokes clubman’s finest in the green and gold.‘’In the last two years people would have regarded him as a good Kerry footballer and a great part of the team whereas this year he is seen as a leader. ‘’When Johnny is on form, particularly up front, the whole...

Meet the Kerry Minor Players

Thursday 17th September, 2015


Click here for Minor Panel Profiles Today's Featured Players SEAN O’SHEAClub: Kenmare ShamrocksD.O.B. 17/07/1997Height: 5' - 11"Weight: 70kgMinor Debut: V Clare 2015Number of Championship appearances: 5Championship Total Scored: 0-6Childhood Hero: Colm CooperFavourite Venue: Fitzgerald StadiumOccupation: StudentWhen and where did you first play Football? At home with my brotherBiggest influence on your sporting career to date: My DadIn ten years’ time...

Kerry GAA Store

Monday 14th September, 2015


Kerry GAA StoreDublin’s victory in the semi final ensures that Kerry will wear their traditional Green and Gold jersies in the final. The official Kerry team wear will feature green polo shirts and tops with grey trimmings. A ladies line will also be available. All official Kerry team wear and leisure wear is available from the GAA Store in the Outlet Centre in Killarney and can also be purchased on line from the store....

National Student Bursaries Scheme 2015/2016

Tuesday 08th September, 2015


National Student Bursaries Scheme 2015/2016The GAA have again reiterated their commitment to the ongoing educational development of its players and members by announcing details of the 2015/2016 GAA National Student Bursary scheme. Now in its ninth year, the scheme is open to members of the Association who are attending a full-time Higher Education course (except those who hold another GAA-related or college scholarship/bursary) and who are active participants in...

David Moran: Team Comes First in Competitive Squad

Saturday 22nd August, 2015


Team Comes First in Competitive Squad says MoranBy John IvoryKerry midfielder David Moran is happy with the team’s progress this year and has highlighted the importance of team success rather than personal success within the squad.‘’I think it probably took a slow start. I missed the Tipperary game, and was black carded in the first game against Cork and I think the rest of the team, we’ve been building solidly since then.‘’I think everyone’s performance...

O 'Connor Hoping Big support will aid minors

Wednesday 19th August, 2015


O’Connor Hoping Big Support Will Aid MinorsBy John IvoryKerry minor manager Jack O’Connor wants his side to settle quickly in their All-Ireland semi-final clash with Derry this Sunday and believes past experience of Croke Park will stand to his players.‘’All I’m hoping for is that it won’t take us as long to settle as it did last year. We felt that we were very jittery for the first twenty minutes last year against Mayo and if Mayo had taken some of their chances...

Kerry Minors see off Sligo to earn Semi Final against Derry

Monday 03rd August, 2015


Electric Ireland All Ireland Minor Championship Quarter FinalKerry 2-12 Sligo 1-6Kerry Minors duly qualified for an Electric Ireland Minor Football Championship semi final meeting with Derry on August 23rd in Croke Park following a nine points victory over Connaught runners-up Sligo at a very blustery O’Connor Park Tullamore today.Sligo were first on the scoreboard with a point from Finnnian Cawley, indeed the same player had brought a good save from Billy Courtney...

Best Wishes to Kerry Minor Cormac Linnane

Tuesday 14th July, 2015


Best Wishes to Kerry Minor Cormac LinnaneThe Kerry Minor footballers, currently preparing for a Quarter final tie against the losers of the Galway v Sligo Connaught final on the August weekend, were dealt a blow with the unfortunate news that Cormac Linnane’s injury received during the first half of the Munster Final, has been diagnosed as a season ending ruptured cruciate ligament. I am sure that I speak for all involved in the Kerry Minor setup and indeed Kerry...