The Park hit Listowel Celtic for six
Munster Youths Cup
Munster Youths Cup
DENNY DIVISION 2A Skelliga FC 7 St Bernards 1 SKELLIGA FC have been in top goalscoring form in recent weeks and this trend continued on Sunday when they hit St Bernards for seven goals and in the process became the new league leaders in this division.
SCHOOLS FUTSAL AFTER winning the Kerry competition Mercy Mounthawk represented Kerry in the Munster A futsal finals in Nenagh.
ST Brendan's Park's bid to lift the Munster Champions League Cup proved to be a bridge too far at Clonreask in West Limerick on Saturday when they were comprehensively beaten by an excellent Pike Rovers side from Limerick City.
THE manager of The Park side Tommy Naughtin said after the game that he had no complaint about the result and Pike Rovers were deserving winners.
UMBRO FAI JUNIOR CUP. LAST 64 ST Brendan's Park will have to pick themselves up after last weekend's defeat as they face Dublin side Kingswood United next Sunday at Christy Leahy Park in the last 64 of the FAI Junior Cup.
UMBRO FAI JUNIOR CUP Broadford United 1 Killarney Celtic 1 (Broadford won 5-4 on penalties after extra-time). IN a bad weekend for Kerry soccer in outside competitions Killarney Celtic surprisingly made they exit from the FAI Junior Cup at Celtic Park going down in penalties to Desmond League side Broadford United.
I DON'T know about you, but the phrase "Champions League group-phase" doesn't exactly set the pulse racing for us here at TheWeekInSport. More coma inducing than anything else.
DALY'S SUPERVALU UNDER-13 PREMIER. THE Park defeated Inter Kenmare in the only Daly's Supervalu Under-13 Premier game to go ahead. Two goals from Mike Slattery and one each from Conor Higgins and Ruairi Kelly saw The Park move onto six points and into joint second place in the table.
DENNY PREMIER B Castlegregory 3 AC Athletic 2 CASTLEGREGORY are moving into a title challenging position and took the three points against AC Athletic in a good competitive game. Alan Fitzgerald was on the mark twice for the winners while Maurice Slattery scored the other goal.
NATIONAL CUP FOURTH ROUND: WITH the Open Draw for the National Cup's set to take place next Saturday 4 Kerry sides were hoping to get that far. Unfortunately for three of them the journey is over. However, Killarney Celtic under-15s are still flying the flag as they defeated Killmallock 3-2 after extra time.
LET'S put this as plainly as we can: if Rafa Benitez wants to keep his job at Chelsea then he has to get Fernando Torres back to the type of form he showed when he first came to England.
SO he's finally been forced to walk the plank. The only surprising thing is how long it took QPR's owners to finally hand him his P45.
WHEN a team does not take advantage of their chances they often pay a heavy price and the Kerry Youth Team learned this the hard way at Mounthawk Park last Friday when, after dominating the game, a 70th minute goal by Limerick won the game and ended Kerry's chances of reaching the knock out stages of the Umbro FAI Youths Inter-league Cup.
FAI UMBRO JUNIOR CUP
WITH almost half of the season completed it is fair to say that the winners of the 2012/2013 division 1 Munster junior league will come from one of the top six sides. As the league progresses the realistic challengers have been positioning themselves for their push for the title.
THE draws for the Elite Phases of the 2012-13 UEFA Women's U17 and U19 Championships were made last week at UEFA headquarters in Nyon with the Republic of Ireland receiving tough draws in both competitions. The draws were also made for the first rounds of the 2013-14 competitions and Ireland will host the U19 mini-qualifying tournament next September.
THE AMAZING story of a West Kerry man who won Olympic gold for the United States is to feature in a new book on the feats of Ireland's Olympians from 1896 to the present day.
KILLARNEY Train Station has received international recognition for best practice at a prestigious competition involving rail companies from across Ireland and the UK.
DINGLE Oceanworld's two eight-foot sand tiger sharks were rather bemused last Saturday as three people climbed into their tanks and began to swim alongside them.
THE work of Kerry local authorities in reducing energy costs and promoting energy efficiency over the last decade has been recognised at the SEAI's Sustainable Energy Awards
THE well known Tig Bhric's Bar and Restaurant in Riasc, Ballyferriter, is for sale and offers potential for the further growth of a long-established business.
A NUMBER of concerned local citizens have made contact with The Kerryman in the past week having received phone-calls from people stating they work for a computer company and are calling people's land-lines to inform them that their computer apparently has been infected with a virus.
AFTER the resounding success of their choral performance at the Castleisland Rugby Club concert in May, the Galescoil Aogáin choir has landed a major invitation.
SOUTH Kerry artisan food firm Sasta Sausages have this month been honoured with a prestigious European food award.