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Hurling news with Tommy   04/03/2020


The Kerry senior hurlers remain lost their 100% record in the 2020 Allianz Hurling League, Division 2A when losing to Antrim last Sunday by 2 – 20 to 2 – 14. 

For Antrim, also unbeaten to date, this was their fourth win of the campaign and leaves them at the top of the Division with a game to play.

Kerry could still progress to the final, depending on the outcome of the Division’s outstanding fixture next Sunday, when Offaly have a home tie with Antrim at Tullamore.

In a rather complicated finale, a win or a draw for Antrim would see them advance to play Kerry in the decider. However, an Offaly win would see the midlanders – currently on six points – go above Kerry and into second place on scoring difference. 

Antrim are not yet guaranteed a place in the final but only defeat by more than 18 points can see them ousted, in which case it would be a Kerry-Offaly decider.

Co. Senior Hurling League

As the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A Final has been postponed by one week until March 14/15, the Co. Senior Hurling League Division 1 is due to commence this weekend with 4 games scheduled. 

9 teams will compete with Kilgarvan back in Division 1 for the first time in many years. 

The competition gets underway at Abbeydorney on this Friday, 6 March when the home side play Kilgarvan at 7.00p.m. Three games are fixed for Saturday at 4.00p.m. - Ballyduff v Ballyheigue; Kilmoyley v Crotta O`Neill's; St Brendan's v Causeway. Lixnaw has a bye. As there may be changes, check with the clubs in advance.


Week 3 of the Tralee Parnell’s Under 6 boys & girls, Under 8 and Under 10 boys Spring Hurling Academy continues at the Kerry Sports Academy (KSA) on this Friday, 28 February from 7.00 – 8.00pm. Playing equipment is available. 

For more information, please contact Club Secretary David Brick or check out the Tralee Parnell’s Facebook page.

Abbeydorney Club Awards next Saturday, 7 March in their Clubhouse

Hurling Cúl Camps 2020

The 2020 Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps for Hurling in Kerry will take place as follows: Ardfert & Rathmore (1 – 5 July), Lixnaw & Ballyduff (8 - 12 July); Ballyheigue & Kenmare (15 - 19 July); Causeway & Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney (22 - 26 July); Abbeydorney (29 July – 2 August); Crotta O’Neill’s – Dromakee (5 – 9 August) and Kilmoyley & Tralee Parnell’s - Caherslee (12 – 16 August). 

Cost remains at €60 per child with reductions for additional members of families. 

Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps are open to children between the ages of 6 to 13. The hours of the camps are 10.00 am to 2.30pm. and note that from this year booking will not be accepted on the first day of any camp. 

Register at www.gaa.ie/kelloggsculcamps 

The Online Booking facility closes at noon on the Friday preceding the week of the camps. Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camp gear (including a jersey, training top and backpack are included in the cost of the camp.