All roads lead to Croke Park on Sunday next for the clash of Kerry and Cork in the All Ireland senior Ladies final. Local interest is at fever pitch as the Kerry team includes Lorraine Scanlon of the Woodline. A star midfielder Lorraine has been a powerhouse in this fast improving Kerry team. Her mother Mary played for Kerry for a good number of years winning five All Ireland medals in the process. We wish Lorraine and team-mates plus the management all the best on Sunday next.
Knocknagoshel GAA Club is holding a progressive 41 card drive every Thursday night commencing on this Thursday night at 9pm in Walsh's Bar. There will be finger food each night and spot prizes to be won. All card players welcome.
ST KIERANS MARCH ON
As forecasted in this column last week the local St Kierans side defeated Kenmare district in the the county senior championship quarterfinal at Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on Saturday last. Knocknagoshel players Edmund and James Walsh were outstanding for St Kierans who looked very sharp. Michael Brosnan was a sub from our club also . A sub on the Kenmare District side was Tousist's Colm Brosnan, son of Loughfouder native Pat Brosnan a former Knocknagoshel player himself.
The death occurred recently in Manchester, of Bridie Cawley nee O'Donoghue. Bridie was a native of Ballyduff, Knocknagoshel. Sincere sympathy is extended to all her relatives and friends.
Sympathy is extended to the relatives Hannah Cotter nee O'Shea, Glountane, Brosna who died last week.
ALL IRELAND PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Congratulations to all the Kerry contestants who won honours at the recent All Ireland Ploughing Championships at New Ross, County Wexford.
ON FEALE RANGERS TEAM
Former Knocknagoshel player Denis Walsh was a member of the Feale Rangers team that was defeated by Dingle in the Quarterfinal of the county senior football championship at Austin Stack Park, on Saturday night last.