Killarney win nine goal thriller
Denny U-17 League
Denny U-17 League
GREAT celebrations were had at the Castleisland AFC Social, which was held in the River Island Hotel recently.
IN the under-10 Boys Indoor Soccer, a new competition, 14 teams competed in two venues divided into a group of four and a group of three in both venues. In Listowel Community Centre in Group 1, after six exciting games involving Killarney South, Ardfert/Kilmoyley, Annascaul/ Camp/Inch and Ballyheigue, both Annascaul/ Camp/Inch and Ballyheigue finished tied at top of table resulting in replay with Ballyheigue winning by 3-0. In Group 2, Ballyduff topped the table with victories over Lixnaw 6-1 and Knocknagoshel 4-1. In Mountcoal Sports Centre in Group 1, Castlegregory topped the table here with victories over Ballylongford 6-2 and Moyvane/Knockanure 2-0 and a 2-2 draw with Duagh/Lyre.
FINALLY. A chance to draw breath.
THE Israeli diplomat and statesman Abba Eban once noted of the Palestinians that they "never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity".
THE manager of The Park side Tommy Naughton speaking after the game said he was delighted with the performance.
KERRY senior team selector Mikey Sheehy has acknowledged the Kerry supporters' patience with the management and players after last Sunday's humbling loss to Dublin, and has said that more patience will be required before the team's performances get back to the required standard.
Denny Premier A
THE Competitions Control Committee (CCC) is busy preparing for the new season which gets underway on February 23 with the commencement of the Keanes Supervalu Minor Football Leagues. The Credit Union Senior Football Leagues will commence a month later on March 23 and importantly for some clubs, the Castleisland Mart Club Championships will commence as early as March 31 with April 21 and April 28 also being penciled in for first round games.
BRISTOL City have signed Nottingham Forrest defender Brendan Moloney on a two-and-ahalf year deal from Nottingham Forest. The Beaufort man, who learned his trade with Killarney Athletic, was under contract until the summer but his Forest deal was terminated by mutual consent, allowing him to join City on a free transfer
KILLARNEY Celtic are leading the way and they are almost certainties to make it to the decider. However, there will be a tough battle for the second place up for grabs with The Park, Casteisland and Killarney Athletic the main challengers.
THIS is quite a straight-forward division to sum up as Tralee Dynamos will definitely be in the final. Their one hundred percent winning record has now extended to 12 games and it is becoming clearer every week how unfair it was on the other teams in the group to have a team with Dynamos capability in the division.
Moraiarty's Centra U-11
DENNY DIVIISION 1A
BRENDAN Moloney and Diarmuid O'Carroll were early exports abroad having played Kennedy Cup for Kerry and spent a couple of seasons in Dublin.
IT was announced that the proceeds from the 2014 Castleisland Races meeting will be distributed as follows: Proceeds from the Humphrey Murphy Memorial Fun Run to Glebe Lodge. Acquired Brain Injury Ireland is to receive the bulk of the race day gate receipts.
THE heartbroken family of a popular Listowel father-of-four who died at his home over the weekend from carbon monoxide poisoning have warned others about the dangers of the deadly gas in the home.
FIANNA Fáil's local election strategy in north Kerry has been blasted as 'madness' by former senator Dan Kiely, pictured, who quit the party this week after 40 years steeped in Fianna Fail tradition.
THE State body charged with upholding academic standards in the third level sector says it is currently following up with IT Tralee on the implementation of a set of recommendations introduced following a review of postgraduate degrees at the college.
DRINK driving remains a persistent problem in Kerry, according to gardaí, but a massive Garda operation that 'bagged' 170 drivers in Killarney over the weekend found that not a single one was over the limit.
ROCK Street has some new residents who have been ruffling the feathers of pedestrians and business owners on the street in recent days.
COMMUNITY spirit was much in evidence as a small army of friends and family members helped an Ardfert garden centre get back up and running after the devastation caused by Storm Darwin.
IT was undoubtedly one of the wettest and wildest Christmas periods in quite some time, but the weather failed to put a dampener on the renowned Christmas lights spectacular in the Noonan house in Templeglantine.
STAFF at The Brehon Hotel enjoyed a triple celebration this week as they claimed their third award in quick succession.
THE pupils at CBS National School have been putting technology to good use to keep in touch with some of the many students from overseas who have taught at the school as part of the Comenius Programme.