Leaders share the spoils as chasing pack close the gap
Denny Premier A
AFTER getting to the final of the Oscar Traynor Cup last year Kerry bowed out of this year's competition at Turner's Cross last Wednesday night when they could only manage a scoreless draw against Cork AUL. They created a good few chances on the night but just could not put them away.
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THE FAI has confirmed that it is in the process of creating six new positions, mainly related to revenue generation opportunities.
THERE will be a limited schedule of games next Sunday and the main focus of attention will be on The Munster Junior Cup (Kerry area) semi-finals where Tralee Dynamos play Listowel Celtic at Pat Kennedy Park and Premier A Champions The Park travel to South Kerry to play arch rivals Killarney Celtic.
MUNSTER JUNIOR CUP Classic FC 0 Listowel Celtic 4 THE final scoreline in this game might suggest that Listowel Celtic won it easily, but that was not the case as it was a close game for a long period and it was a late flurry of goals that put a gloss on it for the Fealesiders.
THE draw for the Elite Round of the 2012-13 UEFA U17 European Championship Elite Phase took place last week at UEFA Headquarters in Nyon. The group winners will qualify for the finals in Slovakia from May 5 to 17 with the top six teams going forward to the FIFA U17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates from October 17 to November 8.
DENNY DIVISION 1A Tralee Dynamos 6 Castleisland 0 THIS top of the table game clash was a one-sided affair with a strong Dynamos side winning in a canter. It was nice to see Adam Pigott back playing again after being out with injury for a number of weeks and he bagged a hat trick for good measure.
Killarney Celtic 10 Rathkeale 1
DENNY PREMIER A Killarney Celtic 3 Spa Road 0 KILLARNEY Celtic moved five points clear at the top of the division when they saw off the challenge of Spa Road who gave a good account of themselves. Gary Keane bagged two goals for the winners while Tony Brosnan also found the net. Despite going down Spa Road were happy enough with their overall performance.
DENNY DIVISION 2A Classic FC 0 Skelliga FC 5 SKELLIGA FC remain at the pinnacle of the division after a big win over Classic FC. Rad Keating...
MIKE RICE SOCCER fans around the county were saddened at the death of John Joe Naughton of St Brendan's Park Tralee.
Mike Rice at Christy Leahy Park, Tralee THE Park appeared to be bowing out of the FAI Junior Cup on Sunday...
NATIONAL CUP WHEN we review this season next summer one of the highlights will be the run of Ballyhar in the National Cups. Their Under-14s pulled off another great win this week as they saw off Granagh to qualify for the last 32. Goals from Jake Flynn and David Kenny saw them defeat Granagh 2-1 at Murt Scott Park to set up another home tie in round 5 clash against...
UNDER-12 PREMIER IN the JK Sports 12 Premier Killorglin continue to lead the way as they made the long trip to Listowel Celtic a winning one. Ger Hassett and Martin Foley got the goals for the winners.
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