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This week's Hurling News!   05/02/2020


Kerry are joint top of the Hurling League, Division 2A table with Antrim following their hard earned 2 -11 to 0- 14 win over Offaly at a well-attended Austin Stack Park last Sunday.

There will be a break this weekend so their next outing will be away to Meath on Saturday week, 15 February, 2.00p.m. Further rounds: away to Wicklow on Saturday, 22 February, 2.00p.m. and finishing with a home game against Antrim on Sunday, 2 March at Austin Stack Park, 1.30p.m. The Division 2A Final is scheduled for Sunday, 8 March.


Coiste na nÓg

Details have been announced for the County U-16 County Hurling League. Division 1 will comprise of 6 teams - Ballyduff, Ballyheigue, Crotta/Kilmoyley, Kenmare/Kilgarvan, Lixnaw & St Brendan’s. 4 teams will play in Division 2 - Abbeydorney/Causeway, Rathmore, South Kerry & Tralee Parnell’s. The competition dates are: Sundays 22 & 29 March and each Thursday during April with the Finals on the weekend of 7/8 May.

The Co. Under 14 Féile na nGaeil groups are: Ballyduff, Kenmare/Kilgarvan, St. Brendan’s, Tralee Parnell’s. B/C: Abbeydorney, Ballyheigue, Causeway, Crotta O’Neill’s, Firies, Kilmoyley, Lixnaw, Rathmore, South Kerry. The Feile dates are Saturday, 25 April, Saturday, 2 May with the Finals on Monday, 4 May.


Coaching

A Foundation Level Coaching Course will take place on Saturday week, 15 February in St. Michaels 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)


Referees

Kerry will be running a referees training course on 3 Friday evenings in February at at Abbeydorney Sports Complex commencing on Friday, 7 February at 7.30pm

Clubs

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 traleeparnellsgaa@gmail.com. All levels of experience are welcome