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Kerry Minor Management, Captain & Path to Final 2016-09-16 20:42:00

Kerry Minor Management, Captain & Path to Final

Kerry Minor Football Manager – Peter Keane

Peter Keane was appointed Kerry Minor Team manager in succession to Jack O'Connor late last year for a 2 year term. The St Marys (Cahersiveen) man has vast experience at underage level from his involvement with various Kerry Development Squads and was a Kerry Minor Selector in 2012 and 2013 with Mickey Ned O'Sullivan.

He was manager of Killarney Legion last year when they took South Kerry to Extra Time in a replayed final of the senior county championship and managed his native club St Marys to an All Ireland Junior Club title in 2010/11.

As a player, he won an All Ireland Vocational Schools medal with Coláiste Iosagáin, won 4 County Under 21 Championship medals with South Kerry and at inter-county level, played Minor, Under 21 and Junior with Kerry.

His selectors are Tommy Griffin (Dingle) and James Foley (Kilcummin) while Chris Flannery and Padraig Murphy look after the physical preparation of the team.
Tommy Griffin played 40 Championship games (+ 42 League games) for Kerry winning 5 All Ireland Medals

James Foley played with Laune Rangers but is now resident in Kilcummin

Path to the Final
Kerry 2-21 Waterford 1-12 Dungarvan Rd 1
Kerry 1-13 Clare 1-7 Milltown Malbay Rd 2
Kerry 3-14 Cork 3-8 Killarney Munster Final
Kerry 1-24 Derry 2-10 Croke Park Qtr Final
Kerry 2-26 Kildare 0-10 Croke Park Semi Final
Top Scorers
David Clifford 1-27
Sean O’Shea 2-23

Captain’s Profile Sean O’Shea

Club: Kenmare Shamrocks

Date of Birth: 17/7/1998

Height: 6’ 0”

Weight: 72kgs

When and where did you first play Football? At Home aged 4 with my brother

Childhood Heroes: Colm Cooper and Declan O’Sullivan

Inter County Experience: Minor Debut V Clare 2015, 11 Minor Championship Appearances

Sporting Achievements to date: 2 Munster and 1 All Ireland Minor medals

Favourite Venue: Croke Park

Biggest influence on your sporting career to date: My Dad

In ten years’ time I hope to be... Still playing football

The best invention ever:Wi-Fi

What skill do you think is the most important in Football? Kick passing with both feet

What do you like most about the GAA? Friends you make

Hobbies? Golfing and Swimming

Favourite Food? Chicken and Pasta!

Favourite Music: Luke Kelly

Favourite Film: Blindside