Friday 24 March 2017

Kerry claim first prize of the day with impressive minor victory

20 September 2015; Kerry players celebrate their side's victory. Electric Ireland GAA Football All-Ireland Minor Championship Final, Kerry v Tipperary, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
20 September 2015; Kerry players celebrate their side's victory. Electric Ireland GAA Football All-Ireland Minor Championship Final, Kerry v Tipperary, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
20 September 2015; Mark OConnor, Kerry, celebrates with the cup. Electric Ireland GAA Football All-Ireland Minor Championship Final, Kerry v Tipperary, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE
20 September 2015; Kerry players celebrate with the cup. Electric Ireland GAA Football All-Ireland Minor Championship Final, Kerry v Tipperary, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

The Geaney family and Kerry are already smiling after Conor, cousin of senior stars Michael and Paul Geaney, inspired the Kingdom to an impressive victory over Tipperary in the Minor final at Croke Park.

The Dingle man hit 2-04 as Kerry showed no mercy and roared to a 4-14 to 0-6 win over the Premier.

Geaney and Bryan Sweeney both hit the net in the first half while Mark Foley added a third before Geaney's second added the gloss on the scoreline.

Kerry: Billy Courtney, 2. Darren Brosnan, 3. Jason Foley, 4. Tom O’Sullivan, 5. Jack Morgan, 6. Andrew Barry, 7. Gavin White, 8. Mark O’Connor, 9. John Mark Foley, 10. Brian Ó’Seanacháin, 11. Sean O’Shea, 12. Brandon Barrett, 13. Michael Foley, 14. Bryan Sweeney,  15. Conor Geaney

SUBS

Stephen O’Sullivan (Templenoe) for Barrett, James Duggan (John Mitchels) for Michael Foley, Mike Breen for John Mark Foley, Daniel O’Brien for O’Sullivan, 20. Dara O’Shea for Brosnan, 22. Graham O’Sullivan (Dromid Pearses) for Morgan (53)

Tipperary

Charlie Manton, 4. Tommy Lowry, 3. Jack Skehan, 2. Tadhg Fitzgerald, 5. Danny Owens, 6. Liam Fahy, 7. Emmet Moloney, 8. Jack Kennedy, 9. Tommy Nolan, 10. Aidan Buckley , 11. Alan Tynan, 12. Colin English, 14. Brian McGrath, 13. Stephen Quirke, 15. Brendan Martin

Subs

18. Jamie Bergin (Drom-Inch) for English, 17. Ross Peters (Clonmel Commercials) for Buckley, 19. Morgan Irwin (Moyle Rovers) for Fitzgerald, 21. Mark Kehoe for McGrath, 23. Conor Cashman for Martin

Online Editors

Promoted articles

Editor's Choice

Also in Sport