ON Saturday last Seamus Scanlon announced his retirement from inter-county football. The Currow clubman played at every age with Kerry making his senior Championship debut with the Kingdom against Limerick in 2002.
Seamus, publicity shy, and a central player for Kerry for many years always took great pride in donning the Green and Gold. He understood the honour it was to represent the Kingdom and always did so with honest hard work and great pride.
The Chairman of Kerry County Committee Patrick O'Sullivan thanked Seamus sincerely for all his hard work and years of Commitment to Kerry at every age. On behalf of All Kingdom supporters he wished Seamus well in the future and wished him great success with his Club Currow and Divisional side St Kierans. Career & Honours won: 1st league game for Kerry: V Meath 2002 1st Championship game for Kerry: V Limerick 2002 Minor experience with Kerry: 2001 U21 experience with Kerry: 2001 & 2002 3 All-Ireland seniors 1 National League 4 Munster Seniors 1 Munster U21 1 U17 International Rules 1999 1 All Star
Kerry supporters will have an opportunity to get to see the Kerry team in action in 2013 as early in January the team under new manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice will take part in the McGrath Cup. County Convention THE Kerry Annual County Convention will take place on Monday, December 10 in Tralee. On December 3 the County Committee meeting that deals with fixtures and competition takes place. Clubs are reminded that any change affecting the make up of any competition for 2013 needs be dealt with by motion to County Committee meeting on December 3. No changes to competition format will be allowed after the December 3 meeting. Motion papers have been sent to clubs since Monday last, October 22and Clubs have until Wednesday November 7 to return them.
The timetable for County Convention and County Committee meeting on December 3 is as follows:
22/10/12: Letter and forms to Clubs re nominations & motions
7/11/12: Closing date for receipt of Motions/Nominations
9/11/12: Acceptance of Nominations verified and published.
19/11/12: Ballot papers to Clubs/Delegates
3/12/12: County Committee meeting to deal with Competitions and fixtures.
10/12/12: County Convention Sympathy WE extend our deepest sympathy to the O'Brien family, Tralee on the death of their father Gerry this week.