UNDER 15 FINAL: Crotta and Lixnaw will contest the North Kerry U-15 Hurling Championship "A" Final in Abbeydorney on Sunday 23rd September at 1.00 p.m. Best of luck to the lads in Green and Red, and their mentors.
U-8 BLITZ: Crotta U8 Hurlers participated in the North Kerry hurling board U8 Blitz in Abbeydorney on Friday evening 7th September and on Friday evening 14th September. Crotta defeated Ardfert, Kilmoyey, Abbeydorney, Na Gael and Ballyduff and lost to Lixnaw. Well Done to all involved .Training for the U6/U8 and U10 hurlers finished for the season on Wednesday 12th September at the sports field, Dromakee, Kilflynn. Crotta and Victories Kerry minor hurler Tom B Mc Elligott, brought along the All Ireland Minor B Championship cup, on Wednesday evening. The children received a 'goody bag' compliments of Crotta Coiste na nOg. Thanks to the trainers and mentors of the teams also the parents for transporting the children, it was much appreciated. U-13 HURLERS Congratulations to the Crotta U-13 hurlers who qualified for the North Kerry U-13 Final with a 1-04 to 0-05 victory over Causeway on Thursday evening 6th September in Causeway. Crotta led by 1-04 to 0-02 at half time. Everyone in the club wishes a speedy recovery to the Crotta player, Dominic Nolan who was injured in the game, hopefully he will be back in the Green and Red jersey very soon. CAMOGIE: Commiserations to the Kerry Camogie team and their management who were defeated by Carlow in the All Ireland Junior final at Latten -Cullen Gaa grounds, home club to Nicky English, on Sunday 2nd September on the score of 1-11 to 1-03. TITLES FOR KERRY U-14 & 15 HURLERS: Congratulations and well done to Crotta hurlers, Barry Mahony, Dylan McElligott, Brandon Conway, Colin Browne, Adam O'Sullivan and Thomas O'Connor who were members of the victories Kerry U-14 team that captured the Tony Forristal "B" Shield with a 3-06 to 1-06 over the host county, Laois in the final, on Saturday 1st September. Great credit also to the Kerry backroom of Jerome O'Sullivan, David Leen, Michael O'Keefe, and Maurice Leahy.
Also Congratulations and well done to Crotta hurlers Darragh Regan, Adrian Mahony, Darragh Ryan, Jordan Conway who members of the victories Kerry team who won the Shield final of the Munster U-15 B Hurling Tournament on Saturday 1st September in Clarecastle, Co. Clare.
The Kingdom started the brighter with goals from Jamie McGrath, a succession of frees by Brandon Barrett and another Eoin Ross goal ensured victory on a 3-12 to 0-07 score line. Great credit also to the management of Tom O'Connor, Mike Foley, Timmy Weir and Ian Brick. UNDER 14S: Crotta under 14 hurlers qualified for the North Kerry U-14 Championship final on Tuesday evening 11th September with a 4-08 to 1-04 victory over Lixnaw at the sports field, Dromakee. CROTTA LOTTO RESULTS: The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer, Heather Sutton, Castletown, Kilflynn, for the weekly Crotta Hurling Club Lotto draw were: 12,17,22 and 28 at Parker's Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 10th September, with a Jackpot of 8,600. The Lucky dip prizes winner each receives €35: Elizabeth Moloney, Cappa, Kilflynn, Kitty Fealy, Abbeydorney and Michael O'Connell, Ballyrehan, Lixnaw. Tickets are available at 2 Euro each or 3 for 5 euro from Club tickets sellers or you can also play on the Crotta lotto on line now, check out www.crottagaa.ie DARTS: Raymond O'Connell and Phil Moris defeated Jason Nolan and Brandon Conway in the weekly darts tournament final in Parkers snug bar, Kilflynn on Saturday night, 15th September, The next darts doubles tournament takes place on Saturday night 22nd September at 10.30 p.m. in Parkers lounge Bar. Names MUST be in for 10.15 p.m. NO Names after this Time. First game of the Tournament must start at 10.30p.m. Sharp.
MINOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP: The Abbeydorney/Crotta minor hurlers were well defeated by Lixnaw on Sunday 16th September in the County Minor Hurling Championship Semi final, by 6-18 to 1-04 in Austin Stacks Park, Tralee. The Crotta club was represented by Jordan Conway, Tom B McElligott, Adrian Mahony, Jack Sheehan and Tom Mc Elligott on the Abbeydorney/Crotta team. The second semi ended in a victory for Kilmoyley when they defeated Causeway on a final scoreline of Kilmoyley 2-15 Causeway 2-07.