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Minor Football Team News

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...

Kerry are Munster Minor Champions:

Sunday 05th July, 2015


KERRY 2-14 TIPPERARY 1-11 Kerry are The Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Champions for the third year in a row after a convincing victory over Tipperary in Killarney this afternoon.Munster Minor Football Final: Kerry V TipperaryJohn IvoryThe Kerry minor footballers won their 44th Munster title with a six point win over Tipperary in Fitzgerald Stadium. Goals from Conor Geaney and Cormac Linnane proved crucial as Kerry ran out six point winners.Kerry got off to a...

Ticket News-Munster Senior Football Final

Monday 29th June, 2015


Munster Football Finals 2015 When: Sunday 5th JulyWhere: Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney Times: Minor: Kerry V Tipperary is at 12 noon Senior: Kerry V Cork is at 2pm Ticket InformationStand Tickets Capacity 8,500 approx Stand Tickets cost €35Tickets for the Stand are distributed through the Clubs only and to Croke Park Season Ticket Holders Tickets will be distributed to the Clubs this week. Reserved seating plan applies. Sideline Tickets There is a Limited number of...

Minor Player Profile – Brain Ó Seanacháin – Ciarraí

Sunday 28th June, 2015


Minor Player Profile – Brain Ó Seanacháin – CiarraíDate of Birth: 22/2/1997Club: Ballydonoghue Height: 6’ 0” Weight: 81kg Occupation: Student When and where did you first play Football? Coolard National SchoolChildhood Heroes: Darragh Ó Sé and Martin O’MahonySporting Achievements to date: U14 Féile, Minor LeagueInter-county Debut: V Clare 2015 Favourite Venue: Dowling Park, CoolardBiggest influence on your sporting career to date: My Parents...

Kerry 0-16 Cork 1-12 AET

Wednesday 13th May, 2015


Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship Semi FinalKerry 0-16 Cork 1-12Where does one start when describing this extra time thriller between these age old rivals at Austin Stack Park Tralee tonight? In a game that bristled with some fine individual performances on both sides, we were treated to some superb scores and while at the end of over 80 minutes of play the laurels rested with this new Kerry outfit, a very game Cork side lost nothing in defeat.Straight...

Tickets can be pre purchased for Kerry V Cork Minor Game

Monday 11th May, 2015


The winner takes all Electric Ireland Munster GAA Minor semi final meeting with Cork on Wednesday next is a game that will be played in Tralee’s Austin Stack Park with a 7.30pm throw-in. The winners of this game advance to a Munster Final meeting with either Clare or Tipperary while the losers are out of both the Munster and All Ireland championships – season over. New Team – Mark O’Connor (who captains the side) and Andrew Barry, who is recovering from...

Austin Stack Park venue for Munster Minor Semi Final

Wednesday 22nd April, 2015


The Munster Council have confirmed Austin Stack Park Tralee as the venue for the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship Semi Final between Kerry and Cork on Wednesday May 13th at 7:30pm.The venue follows automatically from the "Home & Away" progression established between the counties. Kerry Minor Footballers to meet Cork in Munster semi final Kerry got the defence of their All Ireland minor title off to a good start at Austin Stack Park on...

Minor & Senior Victory Banquet 2014

Saturday 20th December, 2014


Memorable Night as Double All Ireland heroes receive their All Ireland MedalsWell the curtain came down on the 2014 GAA Football Championship season with the presentation of medals to the minor and senior players at a memorable occasion in the INEC last evening. With Uachtarán CLG Liam O’Neill, and Cathoirleach Comhairle na Mumhan, Robert Frost in attendance, following a team photo, both squads were led into the dining room by a lone piper to a rapturous standing...

All Ireland Medals Presentation Gala Banquet -tomorrow night

Thursday 18th December, 2014


All Ireland Medals Presentation Gala Banquet Well after all the excitement of double All Ireland glory last September, the presentation of medals to the victorious Minor and Senior teams is just over a week away. The presentation, in the INEC on Friday 19th next is certainly going to be a gala occasion with Uáchtarán CLG Liam O’Neill the guest of honour. Tickets for the gala banquet, costing €60, are on sale and are available from the office at...

5 Kerrymen honoured at Munster GAA Awards

Tuesday 16th December, 2014


Five Kerrymen were honoured at the Munster GAA Annual Awards night held in the Dromoland Castle Hotel in Co. Clare on Saturday evening last. Munster GAA Footballer of the Year 2014 – James O’Donoghue (Ciarraí) It hardly comes as a surprise to hear that Kerry’s James O’Donoghue is named as the Munster GAA Footballer of the Year for 2014. Few will forget his devastating display in the provincial decider against old foes Cork when he scored a...

Munster Awards 2015

Friday 12th December, 2014


Senior Players and Manager of the Year Announced for 2014 Munster GAA Awards Cork hurler, Patrick Horgan, Kerry’s James O‘Donoghue and Kerry Senior Football Manager, Eamonn Fitzmaurice have secured the hurler, footballer and manager of the year accolades respectively in the 2014 Munster GAA Awards. The awards will be presented on Saturday night at a gala dinner in Dromoland Castle, Co. Clare where over 30 players, officials and legends will be...

First Minor All-Ireland since 1994

Sunday 28th September, 2014


Kerry are All-Ireland Minor Football champions for the first time since 1994 after holding off a spirited Donegal comeback to win by four points at Croke Park on Sunday.The Kingdom are now back on top of the roll of honour in their own right on 12 titles, and the win also created a significant bit of history for manager Jack O'Connor - he is only the second man after Mickey Harte to guide a team to minor, U21 and senior All-Ireland titles.Kerry were the better side throughout and...

Kerry Minor team to play Donegal

Wednesday 24th September, 2014


The Kerry Minor Team to play Donegal in the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Football Championship Final in Croke Park on Sunday next shows one change in personnel from the side that defeated Mayo in the semi final. Spa’s Liam Kearney comes into the full forward line to captain the side replacing Jordan Kiely.The team will line out as follows:1 Shane Ryan Rathmore2 Dan O’Donoghue Spa3 Brian Ó Beaglaioch An Ghaeltacht4 Tom O’Sullivan Dingle5 Brian Sugrue Renard6 Andrew...

Kerry Win All Ireland Minor Title 2014

Sunday 21st September, 2014


Kerry 0-17 Donegal 1-10Kerry won their first All-Ireland Minor Football Championship title since 1994 when they beat Donegal 0-17 to 1-10 in Sunday's final at Croke Park.Jack O’Connor’s team appeared to be cruising towards the crown when a converted long-range free from goalkeeper Shane Ryan put them six points up with ten to play.Donegal, managed by Declan Bonner, hit back with a slick goal from Jamie Brennan and they got the gap down to a point.But the Kingdom...

Kerry Minors see off Mayo in All-Ireland Semi Final

Sunday 24th August, 2014


Kerry advanced to the All-Ireland MFC Final on Sunday after an impressive final quarter showing saw off Mayo at Croke Park.In a somewhat strange game that saw just seven points in the first half, Kerry took control of things with 15 minutes to go, hitting five points without reply in a decisive closing quarter.Kerry looked like they were heading towards a straightforward win when Tomás Ó Sé's goal put them five clear early in the second half, but it was followed seconds...

Kerry Minor Team to play Mayo

Thursday 21st August, 2014


The Kerry Minor Team to play Mayo in the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Football Championship Semi Final in Croke Park on Sunday next shows one change in personnel from the side that defeated Kildare in the Quarter final. Brian Rayle, who played in the Munster Final victory over Cork, comes back into the side at centre forward in place of Liam Carey.The team, which will be captained by Spa’s Dan O’Donoghue, will line out as follows:1 Shane Ryan Rathmore2 Dan O’Donoghue (C)...

Kerry go through to All-Ireland Minor Semis

Monday 04th August, 2014


After a game that will hardly live long in the memory, Kerry qualified for the All Ireland Minor Football Championship semi final and a meeting with Mayo (presumably on August 24th) when disposing of an outclassed Kildare side an attendance of 2,527 at Semple Stadium on Bank Holiday Monday. Kerry held all the aces in this contest with the likes of Briain Ó Beaglaoich, Barry O’Sullivan, Michéal Burns (Until dismissed on a Black Card in the 37th minute), and Tomás Ó Sé in...

Kerry Minor Team to play Kildare announced

Thursday 31st July, 2014


The Kerry Minor Team to play Kildare in the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Football Championship Quarter Final in Semple Stadium on Monday (3:45) shows two changes in personnel from the side that defeated Cork in the Munster final.Andrew Barry of Na Gaeil comes in to anchor the defence at No. 6 with Mark O’Connor moving to midfield in place of Liam Kearney to partner his Dingle clubmate Barry O’Sullivan while Liam Carey of Beaufort comes in at centre forward in place of Brian...