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2017 Match Reports

Senior Football Championship - Round 1

Sunday 14th May, 2017


Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football ChampionshipRathmore 1-12 East Kerry 1-10Rathmore edged out East Kerry in a fast moving, exciting game in Round 1 of the Garveys SuperValu County Senior Football Championship, played in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday evening. East Kerry started the stronger and had 0-3 on the board within 4 minutes. Dara Roche pointed in the opening minute and followed with a second point from play in the second minute. The third point from Ronan...

Senior Football Championship - Round 1

Sunday 14th May, 2017


Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football ChampionshipKillarney Legion 0-15 Kenmare Shamrocks 1-12 Both sets of supporters of these two sides certainly got their nerves well and truly tested in this tense and absorbing 1st.rd.game played in Derreen on Sunday afternoon.The football may not have been of the highest standard at times but the closeness of the encounter and the seesaw nature of the scoring made it compulsive viewing. If the Legion were to overturn their club...

Senior Football Championship - Round 1

Saturday 13th May, 2017


Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football ChampionshipSt Brendans 2-17 Kilcummin 2-14St Brendans advanced to Round 2 winners group of the Garvey's SFC with a three points victory over Kilcummin at Blennerville on Saturday evening. It was tit for tat in the opening stages before a high delivery by Ivan Parker was punched to the net by Diarmuid Herlighy to put Brendans 1-4 to 0-5 in the lead. Soon after Eoghan O’Brien saved at point blank range to deny...

Senior Football Championship - Round 1

Saturday 13th May, 2017


Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football Championship - Round 1Austin Stacks 0-16 St. Kierans 1-13 (aet)Level at the end of normal time (0-14 to 1-11) both sides could still not be separated at the end of extra time in this first round of the Garvey's SuperValu Co. Senior Football Championship played in Connolly Park on this Saturday evening (13th May).Kierans got off to a blistering start and were 1-3 to no score ahead after 12 minutes. Their first score came after just 25...

SFC - Round 1

Saturday 13th May, 2017


Austin Stacks 0-16 St. Kierans 1-13 (aet)Level at the end of normal time (0-14 to 1-11) both sides could still not be separated at the end of extra time in this first round of the Garveys Supervalu Co. Senior Football Championship played in Connolly Park on this Saturday evening (13th May).Kierans got off to a blistering start and were 1-3 to no score ahead after 12 minutes. Their first score came after just 25 seconds when centre-back, Eamon Kiely raced up field and put over....

Senior Football Championship - Round 3

Tuesday 09th May, 2017


Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football ChampionshipWest Kerry 1-18 Killarney Legion 0-18West Kerry came good in extra time to claim a Quarter final place and dismiss a Legion side who were shaping like winners for a lot of the game.With Conor Keane outstanding, Legion got the better start and had three points on the board in the first four minutes with Keane supplying two of those. West Kerry settled and had four points on the trot with Dara Ó Sé getting a brace...

Castleisland Mart Senior Club Championship Semi Final

Sunday 07th May, 2017


Castleisland Mart Senior Club Championship Semi finalKenmare Shamrocks 3-12 Killarney Legion 1-13After an entertaining hour’s football in sun baked Fitzgerald Stadium, in what was a dress rehearsal for the County Championship meeting next weekend, Kenmare, without the unavailable Paul O’Connor, qualified for a first senior club final thanks to a deserved five points victory over a fancied Legion side. There were some fine passages of open play...

Senior Football Championship - Qualifier

Saturday 06th May, 2017


Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football Championship – QualifierSt Brendans 6-24 Shannon Rangers 1-8As the scoreline would suggest, this was a romp in the Park for St Brendans in this Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football Championship Qualifier game at a sparsely attended Austin Stack Park this evening. Jim Cremin did have a goal in the third minute for a makeshift Shannon Rangers side but that was about as good as it got for the North Kerry men though they did try...

Intermediate Club Cham0uonship

Monday 01st May, 2017


An Ghaeltacht 1-14Ard Fhearta 0-13Bhuaigh an Ghaeltacht babhta ceathrú ceannais na craoibhe idirmheánaigh i gcath cruaidh cealgánta idir iad féin agus Ard Fhearta i nGallaras na gréine tráthnóna.Bhí an láimh in uachtar ag Ard Fhearta ó thús deiridh i lár a’ ghoirt ach ainneoin san, bhí an Ghaeltacht ábalta pé seilbh a bhí acu a...

Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 2

Sunday 30th April, 2017


Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 2Castleisland Desmonds 2-12St. Mary’s 4-10Castleisland Desmonds visited Con Keating Park on Sunday 30th April for Round 2 of the Castleisland Co-Op Mart Intermediate championship. The last time these teams clashed, it made for one of the best games of the 2015 Intermediate Championship. Both teams were missing key players, St Mary's Denis Daly and Castleisland Maurice Hickey. The day was dry, but a strong...

Castleisland Mart Senior Club Championship Semi Final

Sunday 30th April, 2017


Castleisland Mart Senior Club Championship Semi FinalDr Crokes 1-15 Rathmore 1-10Dr Crokes eased into another Club Championship final with a five points victory over Rathmore at Fitzgerald Stadium in a game that really never caught fire. Crokes had first use of the fresh wind but Rathmore got the better start with the impressive Mark Ryan pointing and then Paul Murphy finished to the net to give the Rathmore men a four point lead. The sides swaped points throughout the first...

Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 2

Saturday 29th April, 2017


Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 2Templenoe 1-10Glenbeigh/Glencar 0-11Templenoe emerged victorious after a hard fought win over Glenbeigh/Glencar in the second round of the Castleisland Co-Op Mart County Intermediate Football Championship. The match was played on a poor day for football, with a blustery wind and a wet pitch and with the rain just about holding off for the hour of football.The visitors opened the scoring when Gavan O’Grady...

Junior Premier - Round 1

Monday 17th April, 2017


Junior Premier - Round 1Na Gaeil 1-15 Beaufort 1-11Na Gaeil played Beaufort in the first round of the Premier Junior Championship in Killeen on Bank Holiday Monday in what was a perfect day for football. It was the visitors who got off to the better start and scored three unanswered points through a pointed free from Niall O’Connor and two from play from midfielders Ronan Murphy and Shane O’Sullivan. Na Gaeil’s Jamie Lowham had their first point on 7...

Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1

Monday 17th April, 2017


Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1Currow 0 – 11St. Mary’s Caherciveen 1 - 11St Mary's Caherciveen visited Currow in The Intermediate championship on Sunday and ran out winners on a scoreline 1-11 to 11 pointsCurrow were far the better team in the first half and lead 0-6 to 0-3 at half time. John Buckley scored 3 points and there were further scores from John McMahon and frees from Mike McCarthy and Daniel O’Shea. However despite having...

Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1

Monday 17th April, 2017


Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1Glenflesk 2-09 Brosna 0-14Brosna traveled to Glenflesk on Easter Monday for the first round of the Intermediate championship on the back of some excellent Co. League form where they have the maximum points from their 3 games. Glenflesk for their part were also bringing good form into the game but would have been concerned with the concession of 5 goals in their recent Co. League defeat to Beaufort.Brosna started much...

Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1

Monday 17th April, 2017


Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1Waterville 0-09 Templenoe 2-09Stephen O’Dwyer opened the scoring with a free kick. Shortly afterwards nice play from Templenoe lead to a point from their centre half forward, a soft score to give away from Waterville where the ball bounced over the bar.Oran Clifford got a nice point from about 40 yards out followed by Stephen O’Dwyer with another free. Stephen O’Sullivan from Templenoe got a great...

Junior Premier - Round 1

Sunday 16th April, 2017


Junior Premier - Round 1Dromid Pearses 0-17Renard 1-11 A large crowd together with good conditions made for an entertaining first round match in the Junior Premier Club Championship last Sunday afternoon in Páirc an Phiarsaigh. It was to be clever distribution of the ball, team-work and the mixture of youth and experience that helped the host side win out against neighbour’s Renard. While the Pearses had the favourites tag going into this match, Renard...

Junior Premier - Round 1

Sunday 16th April, 2017


Junior Premier - Round 1Ballymac 1-09 Fossa 3-12Ballymac played host to Fossa in the first round of the Junior Premier Championship in what was sure to be an exciting game, and the mass of supporters that attended were not be disappointed.Fossa’s Paudie Clifford began the scoring with a point resulting from a free given by Referee Paul Hayes , but Ballmacs number 10 Paudi McCarthy returned the score with an excellent point to level the game in the opening minutes....

Junior Premier - Round 1

Sunday 16th April, 2017


Junior Premier - Round 1St Senans 0-12 Firies 3-14Firies travelled to Mountcoal where the hosts played with strong breeze in the first half. Mike Daly registered the first point for Firies David Behan leveled matters from a free. At the end of the first quarter Senans were leading 0-03 to 0-02 when Ed Kerrisk rattled the Senans net and Firies never looked back.Half time score St. Senans 0-9 Firies 2-5.Firies had a strong breeze and numerical advantage in second half as Senans...

Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1

Sunday 16th April, 2017


Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1Ardfert 0-08 John Mitchels 0-07This first round Intermediate Football Championship game was played in Ardfert on Sunday last, April 16th. The conditions were ideal with a good breeze. The breeze, however, didn't favour either side as they both played better against it. Ardfert played against it in the first half and went into a four point lead, two points from John Egan, and points from Kevin Shanahan and Brandon...

Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1

Sunday 16th April, 2017


Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1Spa 1-12 Castleisland Desmonds 5-16Spa started well with points from David Spillane, Michael Foley and Mike O'Donoghue (2f) but a strong midfield pairing of Pat Fitzgerald and Kieran Brennan helped Desmonds notch up 1-7 in the first 20 minutes, the scores coming from Colm Murphy, Brian Leonard, Pat Fitzgerald (2), Kieran Brennan and Thomas Hickey (2), with the goal from the brilliant Kieran Brennan in the 12th...

Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1

Sunday 16th April, 2017


Intermediate Club Football Championship - Round 1Milltown/Castlemaine 0-10Laune Rangers 1-13Laune Rangers delivered a fantastic performance in Paddy Burke Memorial Park on Easter Sunday to defeat rivals Milltown/Castlemaine in Round 1 of the County Intermediate Championship. Laune Rangers were bolstered by the return of Peter Crowley, making his first appearance of 2017 in the royal blue.Laune Rangers took an early lead as Jack O’Connor pointed his side...

Junior Premier - Round 1

Saturday 15th April, 2017


Junior Premier - Round 1Listowel Emmets 1-21Annascaul 2-14 (after extra time)Championship football returned to Listowel with a bang on Easter Saturday as Emmets and Annascaul provided spectators with a thrilling game of football that needed extra time to separate the sides.The visitors opened the scoring in the opening minute through a well worked Emmett Kennedy score which was quickly cancelled out by Emmets captain Maurice Whelan. Listowel marksman Conor Cox put...

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...

Brilliant League win for Kerry

Tuesday 11th April, 2017


Allianz Football League Division 1 FinalKERRY 0-20 DUBLIN 1-16By John Harrington at Croke ParkKerry are the Allianz Football League Division 1 Champions and Dublin’s unbeaten run in the League and Championship has finally been ended after 37 matches.A simple sentence that covers the basics, but doesn’t come close to capturing the drama of another epic contest between these two great rivals.It all ended in a welter of excitement as Dublin very nearly pulled...