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2017 Match Reports

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 7 - 1/7/12017

Saturday 01st July, 2017


Austin Stacks 0-8; Cordal 1-13. Cordal are still the only unbeaten team in Division 5 of the Co. League after their eight points win in Connolly Park on Saturday evening. Very little separated the sides for most of this game. At half time, the visitors just shaded it by a point (0-6 to 0-5) and that was still the difference between the sides with five minutes of normal time remaining (Cordal 0-9; Stacks 0-8). However, in the closing seven minutes (two minutes of added time) the...

Munster MFC Final: Kerry overpower Clare

Saturday 01st July, 2017


Munster Minor Football FinalKERRY 2-21 CLARE 0-3By Paul Brennan at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney.By some distance this was the easiest of Kerry's five Munster minors title in a row, which keeps the Kingdom's winning streak in the province going back to 2013. But a rare provincial final appearance for Clare carried no silver lining at a sun-splashed Fitzgerald Stadium this afternoon.The crowds arrived in large numbers for this match, mostly to see wunderkind...

U21 Q Final: Daingean Ui Chuis 0-16 to 3-13 Mid Kerry

Wednesday 28th June, 2017


Daingean Uí Chúis 0-16 to 3-13 Mid KerryMid Kerry booked their place in the Semi-Finals of the Acorn Life Kerry U21 Co Championship with a good win over Dingle this evening in the Quarter Final played in Páirc an Ághasaigh, Dingle 0-16 to3-13 Mid Kerry.Niall O’Connor began proceedings with a point from a free for Mid Kerry. Dingle responded with a point from play from Cathal Bambury and a point from a free kick from Conor Geaney. Caolim...

U21 Q Final: Spa 2-7 Kenmare District 1-11

Wednesday 28th June, 2017


Spa 2-7 Kenmare District 1-11Kenmare District overcame Spa by the narrowest of margins in this Under 21 Quarter Final tie in Spa and the home side will rue a number of missed opportunities in the opening half. Kenmare started well and with points from Stephen O'Sullivan (2), John Mark Foley, Tadhg Sugrue and Killian Spillane they took a 0-5 to 0-0 lead in the opening quarter, Spa with a total of seven chances wide of the post.John Mark Foley did get close on goal but his effort...

U21 Q Final: East Kerry 2-10 (16) South Kerry 3-04 (13)

Wednesday 28th June, 2017


County U21 Championship – Round 2/Quarter Final - Wednesday 28th June 2017East Kerry 2-10 (16) South Kerry 3-04 (13)Played in Rathmore, East Kerry progressed to the Semi Final of the Acorn Life County U21 Championship after a fast paced, exciting and strongly fought game between two evenly matched teams. Both sides gave great team performances throughout the field. A stand out performance by East Kerry goal keeper Shane Ryan, with accurate kick outs, great saves...

Munster Junior Football Final: Kerry 4-24 Cork 3-20 AET

Tuesday 27th June, 2017


Munster Junior Football FinalKerry 4-24 Cork 3-20At a couple of stages during this absorbing Munster Junior Football final at Páirc Uí Rinn, Kerry seemed to be about to surrender their All Ireland Junior title but the Kingdom showed true resolve to fight back from 9 points down early in the second half and then two points down with just two minutes of normal time left to actually take the lead before a late Cork equaliser sent the game to extra time. No one was...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 12 - 25/6/2017

Sunday 25th June, 2017


Ballylongford 2-7 Rathmore B 0-12Ballylongford got back to winning ways with a hard fought one point win over a fancied East Kerry side. Played in near perfect conditions, with only a slight cross field breeze tocontend with, it was Ciaran O'Connor who got Ballylongford off to the perfect start with a goal in the first minute after a good attacking move. The game ebbed and flowed for the next quarter, but it was Rathmore who were doing all the scoring and, by the 15th minute,...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 12 - 25/6/2017

Sunday 25th June, 2017


Cromane 1-9, Kilgarvan 0-10Cromane had to dig deep to rescue a win against a fired-up Kilgarvan side in Cromane on Sunday afternoon. Trailing by 0-6 to 0-9 with ten minutes left, the home side needed some inspiration to keep their promotion hopes alive. It duly arrived, with midfielder Liam Walsh at the heart of it. Firstly, Walsh curled over Cromane’s first point in over 30 minutes of football, to cut the gap to two. He then proceeded to fetch the resultant kickout and...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 12 - 25/6/2017

Sunday 25th June, 2017


Tuosist 1-8 Churchill 0-16A depleted Tuosist side put up a game performance before going down to a much more organised Churchill side, who were eventually well worth their five point victory. The visitors got off to a dream start and Killian Fitzgerald kicked the first four points of the game in as many minutes. J. J. Prior added another six minutes later, before Tuosist opened their scoring in the 13th minute with a Danny O Shea point. Oisin O Brien, Killian itzgerald, Michael...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 12

Saturday 24th June, 2017


Cordal 0-16 Knocknagoshal 0-5Cordal played Knocknagoshal to claim their sixth win out of six in this year's Division Five County League. The win was fitting as the Club unveiled the Tom Wrenn Memorial Stand with a plague in the memory of Tom Wrenn, Cordal GAA's former Chairman. Cordal held an eleven point lead upon the ref's final whistle with 0-16 to Knocknagoshal 0-05. The first half kicked off with a Cordal point scored by T.J O'Connor. This was followed...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 12 - 24/6/2017

Saturday 24th June, 2017


Ballyduff 0-11 Moyvane 2-10. This was an evenly contested game played in Ballyduff on Saturday evening. Moyvane had the aid of a diagonal wind in the first half and led by 1-5 to 0-3 at halftime. The goal scored by Timmy Noonan of Ballyduff was rather fortuitous, as it seemed to be going over the bar, but unfortunately it came off the keeper’s hands into the net. Ballyduff started this second half with points from Mikey Boyle and David Goulding.Paud Costello led by a point,...

SFL Back game: An Ghaeltacht 2-13 An Daingean 0-13

Friday 23rd June, 2017


SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 1 – 23RD/24TH JUNE 2017An Ghaeltacht 2-13 An Daingean 0-13Bua eile don nGaeltacht i nGallaras agus iad gafa ar chomhtharrac leis an nDaingean anois ar 8 bpointe sraithe araon.Bhí an dá fhoireann braiteach go maith ins na nóimeataí tosaigh le salachar ceobhráin agus scioradh na caide ag cruthú deacrachtaí ón dá thaobh.Fuair Éanna Ó Conchúir...

Under U21: East Kerry 4-15 Feale Rangers 1-11

Wednesday 21st June, 2017


East Kerry 4-15 Feale Rangers 1-11In a free flowing and skillful round 1 game played at a blistering pace, against Feale Rangers, in Rathmore, it was East Kerry progressed to the quarter finals of the County U21 Championship, where they meet South Kerry. In a high scoring first quarter, East Kerry rattled the net twice, Ian Roche and Paudie Clifford on target and popped over 4 points, while Feale Rangers notched up 2 points and Dara Hughes a well worked goal. East Kerry built a...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 5 - 11/6/2017

Sunday 18th June, 2017


Ballylongford 0-14 Tuosist 0-11Ballylongford maintained their position at the top of Division 5 after a hard fought victory over Tuosist at O'Rahilly Park on Sunday. Played in wet windy conditions, it was the visitors who hit the ground running and Dara Sugrue was unlucky to see his shot come off the post in the first minute of the game, after linking up with Flor O'Sullivan. Ballylongford settled and buoyed with the aid of the wind. Thomas Doherty opened the scoring...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 6 - 18/6/2017

Sunday 18th June, 2017


Knocknagoshel 0-4 Moyvane 5-9Knocknagoshel got another heavy defeat in this Division 5 clash, which took place at the earlier time of 5p.m. in Knocknagoshel on Saturday evening last. Moyvane got off to the perfect start with a point from play in their first attack from their livewire corner forward Colin Enright. Centre forward, Timmy Noonan, quickly added another point and followed it up with a goal inside the first five minutes of the game. Playing with the aid of a lively...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 6 - 18/6/2017

Sunday 18th June, 2017


Cordal 5-18 Ballylongford 1-5This top of the table clash never got off the ground, as the home side were much too sharp for an understrength visiting side, who had no answer to the power play of their opponents who dominated throughout and scoring at will. Brian Reidy hit 2-2 in the opening halfwith further scores coming from Philip O’Connor 1-3, Philip Griffin 1-1, T J O Connor 0-3, with Ciaran O’Connor and Joe McCarthy on target for Ballylongford, leaving the...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 6 - 18/6/2017

Sunday 18th June, 2017


Tuosist 2-22 Austin Stacks “B” 1-5Tuosist, playing at home, were always in control against a weakened Stacks who never led throughout the game. Colm Brosnan and Dara Sugrue were in tremendous scoring form, grabbing 1-6 and 0-8 respectively between them, as they led 1-11 to 0-2 at the interval. Stacks scores came from Danny O’Carroll in the 13th minute and Sean Tansley two minutes before the break.The same trend continued in the second half with Dara...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 6 - 18/6/2017

Sunday 18th June, 2017


Churchill 1-18 Rathmore “B” 1-9 In glorious sunshine, Churchill entertained Rathmore in Round 6 of the Co. League Division 5. Rathmore came into this game unbeaten in the league and looking to consolidate their push for promotion to Division 4. Churchill started the brighter with three early points from Ivan Parker, Killian Fitzgerald and JJ Prior. Michael Kelleher responded with a point for Rathmore, but Churchill took advantage of their early dominance...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 4 - ROUND 6 - 17/6/2017

Saturday 17th June, 2017


Skellig Rangers 0-11, Scartaglin 0-6,Skellig Rangers collected two important county league points by defeating Scartaglin in ideal conditions in Portmagee. The home side led 0-5 to 0-2 at half time. Padraig Reidy opened Scart's account in the 18th minute after Skellig had kicked the opening two points. Three further Brendan O'Sullivan points for Skellig and a pointed Pa Rahilly free, after a foul on Padraig Reidy left the home side leading by three at half...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 4 - ROUND 6 - 17/6/2017

Saturday 17th June, 2017


Dr.Crokes (B) 3-15 Tarbert 1-5Tarbert seniors suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of a fit and youthful Dr. Crokes B team played in Shannon Park last Sunday. Crokes got off to a great start and were up 1-2 to no score, thanks to a goal from corner forward Michael Casey, before a great run from Tarbert's Shane O’Connor rattled the Crokes net. This was the only reprieve Tarbert got as Crokes dominated all sectors to lead at half time by 1-10 to 1-2.Tarbert got off to a...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 4 - ROUND 6 - 17/6/2017

Saturday 17th June, 2017


Sneem/Derrynane 0-10, Lispole 1-15Lispole were off the mark with a Cathal O’Sullivan point in the first minute and Declan O’Sullivan added another a minute later. Ronan Hussey responded with two points for the home team to level matters. Ian Galvin nudged them ahead with a point in the 18th minute. Noel and Donnacha Higgins and Kieran O’Sullivan all had points to restore the lead for Lispole. Ronan Hussey pulled one back for Sneem/Derrynane in the 22nd...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 4 - ROUND 6 - 17/6/2017

Saturday 17th June, 2017


Keel 1-12, Renard 1-10 Keel played host to Renard on Saturday evening; Coming into the game, both teams came off the back of good wins in their previous round. In the glorious evening sunshine, it was Renard’s Mark Sugrue who opened the scoring in the sixth minute, quickly cancelled out by Gary Sayers . Further points from Sugrue (2) and one from Gary Sayers and Aaron Murphy (2) left Keel up 0-4 to 0-3 after the 20 minutes. Keel finished the half stronger with Martin Burke...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 4 - ROUND 6 - 17/6/2017

Saturday 17th June, 2017


Firies 1 – 15, Castlegregory 1 – 15.Firies entertained Castlegregory in Farranfore and it turned out to be an excellent match. Castlegregory opened the scoring through Anton Kelliher and Firies replied through William Courtney. This was the trend with points being exchanged between the sides through Castlegregory's Alan Fitzgerald and Jimmy O'Grady and Firies through Colm O'Shea and Ed Kerrisk. A Castlegregory dismissal after 20 minutes...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 5 - 10/6/2017

Saturday 10th June, 2017


Rathmore 4.17 v Knocknagoshel 0.04Rathmore “B” cruised to a facile victory and was over very quickly with a goal blitz from the home side. Tadhg Mahony in the second minute, Denis McCarthy after five, Tadhg Mahony again one minuter later and Mark T Reen after seven minutes killed off the contest. Rathmore continued to kick ten points till half time. Padraig Cronin was in sharp kicking form up front, kicking five points. Mark T Reen chipped in with two, while...

SENIOR CO. LEAGUE DIVISION 5 - ROUND 5 - 10/6/2017

Saturday 10th June, 2017


Austin Stacks 2-8; Churchill 1-12After a tight game all through, Churchill came away from Connolly Park on Saturday evening (10th June) with a one point win in this fifth round of the Co. League. The sides were level on three points apiece at the end of the first quarter. A 17th minute goal for Stacks by Theo Diggin gave the home side the lead for the first time in the game. However, the visitorsbattled back bit by bit and were back on level terms at half time (1-5 to 0-8) with some...