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Junior Football Team News

Kerry Junior Management Team are named

Monday 22nd May, 2017


Kerry Junior Management Team are namedKerry Junior Manager, Jimmy Keane of Brosna has named his management team which will be ratified at Monday night’s County Committee. His selectors are Paul Quinn (An Ghaeltacht), Niall O’Mahony (Spa) and John O’Connell (Tarbert)Kerry will play Limerick in the Munster Junior semi final as a curtain raiser to the senior semi final on June 11th or 12th in Cusack Park or Fitzgerald Stadium.Only four counties, Kerry,...

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...

All Ireland JFC Final: Kerry retain title

Saturday 06th August, 2016


All Ireland Junior Football Championship FinalKerry 2-18 Mayo 2-11By Colm Gannon at Croke Park for gaa.ieKerry retained the All Ireland Junior Football Championship in Croke Park with devastating display on Saturday afternoon. They trailed by 0-4 to 0-2 after the first 16 minutes, but from there on in they outscored Mayo by 2-8 to 0-0 up to the half time whistle. Their first goal came on 20 minutes when Niall O’Shea beat Eoin O’Donoghue all ends up before firing it low to...

Kerry Juniors take on Mayo in All Ireland Final

Wednesday 03rd August, 2016


Kerry Juniors take on Mayo in All Ireland Final Kerry travel to Croke Park on Saturday next to take on Mayo in the All Ireland Junior Football final hoping to put back to back titles together for the first time. Kerry currently lies in second place in the roll of honour with one less title than Cork who have 17 titles to their credit. Only two teams, Cork in 1989-90 and London 1969 to 71, have put back to back titles together in the Junior grade and while the rules of the...

Kerry Junior Football Team into All Ireland Final

Saturday 23rd July, 2016


All Ireland Junior Football Semi FinalKerry 4-17 Lancashire 3-10A much improved second half display during which they outscored their opponents by 4-6 to 2-2 saw Kerry advance to a third All Ireland Junior football final in a row at the expense of Lancashire at the Old Bedians Ground in Manchester earlier today.Kerry got the better start and led by 3 points to 1 after seven minutes with Sean Micheál Ó Conchúir, Niall O’Shea and Kieran Hurley all pointing and indeed it was...

Munster Junior Football Final-Kerry 0-14 Cork 0-13

Wednesday 29th June, 2016


Munster Junior Football Championship FinalKerry 0-14 Cork 0-13By Murt MurphyKerry upset the odds when they defeated Cork in this exciting Munster Junior Football Final, played at the Austin Stack Park Tralee thus completing three in a row at this grade.Kerry who are reigning All-Ireland champions had to field a completely new squad while Cork had the bulk of last year’s team beaten by Kerry but, despite a gusty second half fight back, Cork were unable to pierce the...

Kerry Junior Team V Limerick in Munster Junior S/F is named

Thursday 09th June, 2016


Kerry Junior Football Team V LimerickMunster Championship Semi Final The Kerry Junior Football Team to play Limerick in the Munster Junior Football semi Final in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday is a completely new side from the team that won the All Ireland title last year.Four of the side, Darren Brosnan, Robert Wharton, Brian Ó Seanachain and Liam Carey have won All Ireland Minor medals in the last couple of years, while Fionán Clifford was on the Kerry Junior team that...

Junior Football Management Team 2016

Sunday 31st January, 2016


Junior Football Management TeamThe Kerry Junior Football Management Team for 2016 was ratified at Monday night’s county committee meeting; Manager is Stephen Wallace (Ardfert) and his selectors are Timmy O’Sullivan (Kerins O’Rahillys), P.J. Reidy (Kenmare) and Brian Hickey (Skellig Rangers).

All Ireland Football Winners get their Medals

Saturday 12th December, 2015


All Ireland Football Winners get their MedalsKerry’s All Ireland Winning Minor and Junior Players were presented with their All Ireland and Munster medals by guest of honour Eamonn Fitzmaurice at a function in the Gleneagle Hotel before 300 last evening.Minor Manager Jack O’Connor in his speech, made specific reference on more than one occasion to the heart stopping Munster semi final with Cork in Tralee, a game that went to extra time and one which defined their...

Munster Junior Footballer of the Year - Conor Cox

Friday 11th December, 2015


Munster Junior Footballer of the Year - Conor Cox (Ciarraí) On his day, the 23 year old Listowel Emmets clubman has been one of the county’s most prolific scorers since he first donned the Kerry jersey as a Minor back in 2010. He graduated to the Under 21 team in 2012 and 2013 and also made his AFL debut in 2013. Winner of a Sigerson Cup last year with UCC, Cox turned in some outstanding performances this year being the chief scorer as Kerry collected their 16th title in the Junior...

Kerry Juniors : All Ireland Champions

Sunday 09th August, 2015


Congratulations to the Kerry Juniors and Management team on winning the All Junior Final today in Croke Park. Ciarraí Abú Click here for match report from GAA.ieKerry Junior Football TeamAll Ireland Final V Mayo Sat August 8th 2015The Kerry Junior Football Team to play Mayo in the All Ireland Junior Football final in Croke Park on Saturday at 2pm shows three changes in personnel from the side that started in the Semi Final win over Wexford – Jack Maguire, a late withdrawl...

Junior Final Confirmed for Croke Park

Monday 03rd August, 2015


Junior Final Confirmed for Croke ParkThe All Ireland Junior Final between Kerry and Mayo has been fixed for Croke Park on Saturday evening next at 2pm as a curtain raiser to the two All Ireland Quarter Final ties.

Kerry Juniors in All Ireland Final

Saturday 25th July, 2015


Kerry Juniors in All Ireland FinalKerry 3-13 Wexford 2-9An excellent final quarter during which they outscored their dogged rivals by 3-4 to 0-1 earned Kerry Juniors an All Ireland final place following this keenly contested semi final tie at Fraher Field Dungarvan this afternoon. Kerry will now meet Mayo who defeated Kilkenny by 1-12 to 0-8 in the other semi final.Kerry lined out without the injured Jack McGuire with Eamonn Kiely coming into the defence and up front,...

Kerry Juniors play Wexford in Dungarvan

Thursday 23rd July, 2015


Kerry Juniors play Wexford in Dungarvan in All Ireland Semi Final Following their fine victory over Cork in the Munster Final, the Kerry Junior team will travel with a degree of confidence when taking on Waterford in Dungarvan in the All Ireland semi final on this Saturday at 2pm. Kerry have scored a total of 3-33 in their two victories over Tipperary and Cork while conceding 1-19 in those games and their opponents, Wexford, have been even more prolific when scoring a total of...

Kerry are Munster Junior Football Champions

Wednesday 01st July, 2015


Kerry are Munster Junior Football ChampionsKerry 1-20 Cork 0-11In the end it was an emphatic victory for Kerry at Pairc Uí Rinn in this Munster Junior Football Final but one that did not look very likely at half time. Kerry had dominated the first quarter but had only five points to show on the board when the margin could, and should, have been double that figure. In a flash Cork came into the game, overpowered their opponents to lead by three points at the break and the omens...

Kerry Junior Team Path to the All Ireland Semi Final 2015.

Wednesday 01st July, 2015


Paths to the Munster Junior Final 2015Quarter-Finals Saturday May 23rd @ Cusack Park, Ennis Limerick 1-15 Clare 3-7Sunday May 31st @ Semple Stadium, Thurles Tipperary 1-12 Waterford 1-9Semi-Finals Sunday June 14th@ Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork Cork 0-16 Limerick 0-13@ Semple Stadium, Thurles Kerry 2-13 Tipperary 1-8 Click Here for Match ReportFinalWednesday July 1st @ Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork Cork 0-11 v Kerry 1-20 @ 7:30pm Click Here for match report Some interesting facts on...

Munster Junior Semi-Final 2015: Kerry 2-13 Tipperary 1-8

Sunday 14th June, 2015


Munster Junior Semi-Final: Kerry 2-13 Tipperary 1-8The Kerry Juniors got over an imposing first hurdle against Tipperary to book a spot against Cork in the Munster Final, but they had to work hard before taking over the second half and racking up a convincing scoreline. By the end of the day, Kerry would have scored 2-11 from play and conceded just 1-2 from play…but it took a long time and a lot of effort for that scenario to unfold.With James Walsh and Liam Kearney gathering...

Kerry Senior & Junior Teams progress to Munster Finals

Sunday 14th June, 2015


MUNSTER Senior Football Championship Semi Final After an uncertain start, Kerry qualified for a Munster Senior Football Final showdown with Cork in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on Sunday July 5th (2pm) following a six points defeat of Tipperary in Semple Stadium Thurles today. Cork defeated Clare in the other semi final by 1-20 to 1-8. The curtain raiser to the senior final will be the meeting of Kerry and Tipperary in the minor final at 12 noon on...

Kerry Junior Football Team vs Tipperary

Thursday 11th June, 2015


Munster Championship Semi Final V Tipperary June 14thThe Kerry Junior Football Team to play Tipperary in the Munster semi final on Sunday contains 7 of the side defeated by Cavan in the All Ireland Junior Final last year namely; Shane Murphy, Gavin Crowley, Greg Gibson, Brendan O’Sullivan, Philip O’Connor, Denis Daly and Thomas Hickey.Gavin Crowley and Denis Daly were members of the Under 21 team this year while Spa club-mates, Dan O’Donoghue and Liam Kearney were...

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...

Kerrys Juniors lose All-Ireland Final

Saturday 23rd August, 2014


Goals win games they say and so it proved once again in Portlaoise on Saturday where two Cavan goals – one in each half – proved the difference as twice Kerry hit the cross bar with goal bound shots. Cavan took the initiative from the start and led by 3 points to 1 after 10 minutes. Paul Kennelly, with his second point, pulled a point back for Kerry but Cavan added two quick points to lead by 5 points to 2 after 12 minutes of play. Gavan O’Grady pointed for Kerry but Cavan then had a...

Munster GAA Junior Football Final 2014 Kerry 3-14 Cork 0-13

Wednesday 02nd July, 2014


Munster GAA Junior Football Final 2014Kerry 3-14 Cork 0-13Kerry cruised to a ten points victory over Cork in the Munster Junior football final at Austin Stack Park on Wednesday evening before an attendance of 1,336 who saw some fine attacking football throughout, especially from the winners. Kerry were well worth their 10 points winning margin and took the game to their opponents from the start, and were it not for a tendency to overplay the ball at stages, especially in the...