THERE were two games from the Uneven section played mid week. In the Daly's Supervalu U-13 Division 1 Mastergeeha were too good for Killarney Celtic C.
Killarney Celtic reversed that in the Killarney Plaza U-15 Premier as they were too strong for the Kilbrean boys thanks to goals from Gary Mathews and Cathal O'Shea who got two each with Luke Doran, Mikey Moynihan, Conor and Peter McCarthy getting one a piece.
Onto Saturday and it was the opening games of the Even ages bar the O'Callaghan Coaches U-14 Divisions which we called off due to a number of end of season football tournaments and we agreed to switch games from our normal Saturday to mid week.
However, there was plenty of action in both the JK Sports U-12 and Tralee Trophy World U-16. JK Sports U-12 IN the JK Sports 12 Premier there were wins from Kingdom Boys A, Killarney Celtic A and Killorglin A. Kingdom Boys A just got the better of Listowel Celtic A in a seven goal thriller.
For the home side Nemanca Sandardzic for two with one each from John Carmody and David Rodgers. The Listowel Celtic goals came from Jack Kennelly who got two and Diarmuid O'Mahoney who got the other.
Killarney Celtic travelled across town and brought the three points home from Woodlawn. Ryan Kelliher hit a hat trick, Dara Lyne chipped in with 2 and Jared Barton netting the other goal. Killorglin took the points in their home game against The Park for whom Aaron Foley scored.
In U-12 Division 1 Ballyhar and Killarney Celtic B were also involved in a high scoring encounter with the Celtic side getting the better of the home side at Murt Scott Park. Evan Lyne and Enna Coleman both hit two each with the other goal coming from Dara O'Callaghan. Aaron Foley got two for Ballyhar with Dillon O'Callaghan scoring the other goal.
Kingdom Boys B won the local derby against Park B. Jean Jervias, Joseph Carmody and Sylvester Trafmi scored from Kingdom Boys with Tyreece Flaherty getting the only goal for The Park.
There were two games in Division 2 with wins for Asdee and St Bernards. Asdee were too strong at home to Fenit. Liam Mulvihill scored a hat-trick with Paddy O'Rourke and Ben O'Connor both scoring twice. Cian Donnellan and Paddy Walsh were the goal getters for Fenit. St Bernards won 4-0 away to Behy Rovers thanks to goals from Oisin Maunsell 2, Mathew Burke and Sean Murphy. O'Callaghan's U-14 ONE game in the Under 14 survived with Listowel Celtic B taking the points over Castleisland 3-1. Conor Kennelly, Dean Halpin and Damien O'Connor got the goals for the home side in a game that was tied at one all at halftime. Sean Horan was on the mark for Castleisland. Tralee Trophy World U-16 CASTLEISLAND took the first points of the Northern section with a 6-3 win over Killarney Celtic B. John McMahon was on fire on the opening day of the season netting an amazing 5 goals. Colin McCarthy scored the other for the home side. Conor McCarthy scored two for the Celtic B side and these were added to by one from Jack Galvin.
Two games went ahead in the in the Southern Section which resulted in wins for the two away sides Park B and Mastergeeha. The Park travelled to Ballyahr and won thanks to goals from Dillon McCarthy and Emmanuel Abbabaker while Keith O'Connor's goal for the home side wasn't enough to take any of the points. Mastergeeha also won on the road defeating Mastergeeha 2-0 with both goals coming from Paul O'Connor.
Great news for Savanah McCarthy as she has been named Captain of the Irish U17 Girls team for the forthcoming Euro qualifiers. They kick off on October 1 and Ireland will face Georgia, Finland and hosts Belarus. It's another wonderful endorsement for the work being done by Listowel Celtic, the League and most importantly by the player herself.