Desmonds land North Kerry league title

Published 30/04/2014 | 05:36

Desmonds captain, Pat Fitzgerald receiving the North Kerry League Division 1 Cup from Con McCarthy with North Kerry GAA Board officers, Mick Flavin and Billy Enright after Saturday's final against Beale.

DESMONDS are north Kerry Division One winners following their eight-point victory over Beale in Duagh on Saturday. Desmonds didn't have it all their own way as Beale were well up for the game in the first half.

James McMahon set the pace for Beale with early points and they dominated midfield in the opening half and lead in the early stages. Sean Lynch got the only goal of the half at the end of a great solo effort from a 60 metre run. Even so, Beale lead by 0-7 to 1-3 at the break. Desmonds gradually wore down Beale in the second half - their two goals being the big difference between the sides. The first came from Pa White when his shot at goal was deflected to the Beale net off a defender and, with nine minutes left, Thomas Hickey blasted home goal number three and there was no way back for Beale after this. The game ended on a score of: Desmonds 3-9 Beale 0-10

Club Results: Desmonds Minors lost to Laune Rangers by just one point in the semi-final of the County League 0-11 to 1-9.

The U-14 boys defeated Dingle 3-13 to 0 -15. Scorers here for Desmonds were: Adam O'Donoghue 0-2; Michael Prendeville 1-3; Eamon Nolan 1-3; Ben Cooney, Danny Hickey, Stephen Murphy, Maurice Ryan and David Sheehan all with a point each .

Club Fixtures: Boy's U-12 Co. League: Desmonds away to Rathmore on May 4.

Boy's U-14 Co. Leagu: Desmonds Home to Beauort on April 30. at 7.30 p.m.

Co. League Division 2: Desmonds home to Gneeveguilla on April 11th.

Ladies GAA: U-16 Co League: Desmonds away to Listowel on May 5.

U-14 Co League: Desmonds Home to na Gaeil on May 5.

Senior Co League Division 1: Desmonds Away to Listowel on May 4.


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