NORTH KERRY IFC FINAL Castleisland Desmonds B 2-11 Listowel Emmets B 1-12 DESMONDS are the new North Kerry Intermediate champions.
Listowel got off to a quick start when in the first minute Eddie Joe Walsh put the ball over the bar, but in quick reply Desmonds' corner- f o r - ward Eoin Murphy in the second minute fired the ball to the back of the Listowel net.
The play went up and down the feild and not until the seventh minute did corner-forward Ricky Halpin Listowel point. In the 13th minute a free awarded to Desomonds was pointed by Pa Hickey.
Again in the 16th minute a free awarded to Listowel was pointed by Eddie Joe Walsh, thirty seconds later it was Listowel's Eddie Joe Walsh who pointed. It was all about Listowel at this stage when in the 17th minute Ricky Halpin pointed.
In the 19th minute Eddie Joe Walsh pointed but that was to be the last score for Listowel. The game changed in Desmonds favour they had a tally of points in the 22nd minute by Eoin Murphy, the 24th minute by Joe Kearney, a well taken goal by Pa Hickey in the 28th and two more points in the 30th and 31st minutes by Pa White and Joe Kearney finished the half on a scoreline of Listowel Emmets 15 Castleisland Desomonds 2-6.
In the first minute Bryan Murphy (Listowel) pointed and was soon taken off due to injury. Desmonds replied in the third minute with a point from Gearoid McCarthy.
At this stage Listowel started to run at Desmonds and through repeated fouling Listowel were awarded five frees from the fourth minute to the 12th minute, which were all pointed by Eddie Joe Walsh. Again Desmonds upped their game in the 16th minute Pa Hickey pointed.
There was a long spell of very defensive work by both teams until the 27th minute Eoin Murphy (Desmonds) pointed Micheal Walsh in the 28th and 29th minute put the ball over the bar.
The final score of the game came with an awarded free to Listowel pointed by Eddie Joe Walsh. Championship Draws THE draw for the Senior Football Championship Sponsored by McMunns Hotel Ballybunion will now take place on September 10 at 9pm in McMunns Ballybunion. The draws for the Junior, Novice, Under 21 and Minor Championship will also take place o n Monday, September 10 so it is important that clubs taking part in the Under 21 and Minor championships contact secretary Mike Flavin as soon as possible for inclusion in the competitions draw. Kerry Juniors CONGRATULATIONS to the Kerry Junior Footballers and the management team on winning the All Ireland against Mayo. From the North Kerry District we have the following players involoved:
Kieran Quirke (Duagh, above), James Walsh (Knocknagoshel), Conor Cox (Listowel Emmets), Sean Dee (Beale), Edmund Walsh ( Knocknagoshel), Pat Corridan (Finuge).
MONDAY, AUGUST 27 at 6.30pm in O'Sullivan Park, Finuge U14 North Kerry League Division 1 Ballydonongue - St Senans Division 2 Semi Final at 6.30pm in Coolard Moyvane - Balllyduff WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 at 6.30pm in Coolard Division 2 Semi Final Ballylongford/Asdee - Finuge
U14 North Kerry League Division 1 Listowel Emmets 3-11 St Senans 3-9 Division 2 Finuge 4-17 Tarbert 1-8 Ballylongford/Asdee 10-14 - Duagh 2-7 Moyvane received walk over from Ballyduff Back game played Asdee/Ballylongford 6-16 Tarbert 4-4