CROTTA and Kerry hurler, Shane Nolan has the honour of captaining the Irish u21 team in the annual Hurling/ Shinty International Series involving Ireland and Scotland. The game will take this Friday at 7pm under lights in St Josephs Doora Barefield club in Ennis. Best of luck to Shane and the team.
Senior Shinty/Hurling CONGRATULATIONS to the following Kerry players Bernard Rochford, Tom Murnane and Darragh O'Connell who were selected on the Irish Shinty team.
Ireland won the first test in Inverness last Saturday and the home test takes place this Saturday in Cusack Park, Ennis at 2:05pm.
There is free entry and the game will be broadcast live on TG4.
Important dates ahead of county committee meeting CLUBS are reminded that any change affecting the make up of any competition for 2013 needs be dealt with by motion to the County Committee meeting on December 3.
No changes to competition format will be allowed after December 3 Meeting. Motion papers will be sent out to clubs next Monday, October 22 and clubs have until Wednesday, November 7 to return same.
Our meeting on November 1 will allow full discussion on all issues and may be of assistance to clubs who might want to forward motions to the County Committee Meeting.
It is very important that all Clubs and both North Kerry and South Kerry hurling boards are represented.
Ballyduff Hurling Club BEST of luck to Ballyduff Hurling Club as they prepare for the first round of this years Munster Intermediate Championship. They will play against the winners of the Cork/Limerick in the quarter-final, on Sunday November 4 at 2pm at a venue top be decided.
County U-21 Hurling Championship semi-final
Abbeydorney/ Crotta 1-15 Kenmare/ Kilgarvan 0-17
Played in ideal conditions at Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on Saturday last Abbeydorney/ Crotta side were ahead at half time by 0-7 to 0-6, Shane Nolan 0-5 Brian Leen and Mike McCarthy 0-1 each Kenmare/ Kilgarven scores James Duncan 0-3 Patrick O'Keefe 0-1 John Spillane 0-2.
Both side finished level on 0-12 at full time and the game went into extra time with Abbeydorney Crotta side going ahead by 1-13 to 0-12 with a goal coming from Shane Nolan and were denied a goal chance but for Kenmare/ Kilgarven Keeper Ciaran Fitzgibbon and Shane Nolan added two more points and one from Daniel OMahoney, Kenmare Kilgarven had three good points from midfielder John Duncan, KENMARE/KILGARVEN: Ciaran Fitzgibbon, Sean Reynolds, Seamus Healy, Tadgh Healy, Eoin OSullivan, Alan O'Leary, Thomas OSullivan, John Spillane, John Duncan, Diarmuid OSullivan, Patrick O'Keefe, Michael OMuireheartaigh, James Duncan, John Fogarthy, Kevin OSullivan. ABBEYDORNEY/CROTTA: Jason Fealy, Alex OMahoney, Chris McCarthy, Tom McElligott, Daniel OMahoney, Brendan O'Leary, Tom Quille, Sean Weir, Stephen Egan, Darren McAuliffe, Mike McCarthy, Daniel O'Leary, Brian Leen, Shane Nolan, Darren OSullivan. Referee: John Ross (Ballyduff) RESULTS Credit Union County Senior Hurling League Div 3 Lixnaw B 2-13 Austin Stacks 2-8 U21 Semi-finals Abbeydorney/Crotta O'Neills 1-15 Kenmare/Kilgarvan 0-17 (aet) Causeway 2-12 Kilmoyley1-10