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Kerry Senior Hurlers take on Cork 2017-01-04 08:02:00

Kerry Senior Hurlers take on Cork

The Kerry senior hurlers will get back into action on this Sunday, 8th January with a game against Cork in the 2017 Co-Op Superstores Munster senior hurling league. Venue is Mallow where there will be a 2.00p.m. throw in. This of course will be Kerry’s first competitive encounter under recently appointed manager Fintan O’Connor  and in preparation for the game, Kerry had a challenge against CIT on Monday last which they won on a score of 4-14 to 1-20. Each of the Munster counties, excepting Tipperary, will play in this pre-season competition. Kerry’s first home game will be against Clare on Sunday week, 15th January at Austin Stack Park, 2.00p.m. Further games: Round 3 - Sunday, 22nd January  v Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds, 2.00p.m.; Round 4 – Wednesday, 25th January  v Waterford at Austin Stack Park, 7.30p.m. Details of the new Munster league sponsors, Co-Op Superstores, the retail arm of Dairygold, are viewable online at www.coopsuperstores.ie

New Senior Management Team taking shape

The new Kerry senior Hurling manager, Fintan O’Connor has been busy over the Christmas break putting a new senior hurling management team in place. Former Tipperary goalkeeping great, Brendan Cummins, is the new Hurling Coach while Damian Ryall continues in charge of Physical Training/Strength & Conditioning. 

Two new selectors are due to be named later this week while County champions, Kilmoyley, are also expected to name the new Kerry senior hurling captain in the near future.