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BALLYHAR-FIRIES

Lotto: Numbers drawn were: 3, 13, 15, 25. No jackpot winner.

5x€30 Tony Marshall, c/o Aherns; Mike Moriarty, Farranfore; Bobbijane and Kerri Breen, c/o Bridie; Katie Doe; Stephen O Brien.

Next weeks jackpot €7100

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Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket and don’t forget to get one for next week!!

Get your lotto tickets online via the Firies page on Clubforce or tickets are also available to purchase physically in some of the local shops incl. Aherns Pharmacy, Farranfore, Sherwood Bar and Restaurant Farranfore, Sheehans Shop Farranfore, Moriarty’s Centra Farranfore, Bridies Shop Firies, Hendersons Shop and Bar Firies and from all the usual sellers. We thank these businesses for their continued support. Thank you all for your continued support.

RESULTS: Minor Boys East Kerry 2nd Round Kilcummin 1-12 Firies 0-08

AGM: Our club AGM will take place in Farranfore on Friday 26th November at 7:30pm sharp.

Win a house in Killarney with Kerry GAA: For €100 you could win a stunning new build A-rated 3 bedroom house superbly located just off the Park Road in Killarney, Co Kerry. Follow the link on social media and on the Kerry GAA Website. Dont forget to mention Firies GAA when you enter the draw to help the club.

BEAUFORT

Fixtures: Beaufort senior men will play Laune Rangers in the 2021 Mid Kerry senior final. They defeated Cromane in the semi-final. Date and time of the final to be confirmed.

They will play Na Gaeil in the Intermediate Club final on the first weekend of December.

Under 15 Boys will be home to Laune Rangers B on Sunday, 28th November at 11am in round 2, Mid Kerry competition.

Lotto: The next lotto draw for a jackpot of €5,400 will be held on Sunday, 28th November in the Clubrooms.

The lotto is the main fundraiser of the Club and thank you to everybody who support it.

Tickets are available from usual sellers, online at www.beaufortgaa.com, in shops and public houses.

For more information on the lotto, please contact the Club at 087 9975737.

Keep walking, Keep well: Keep walking/Keep well continue in the walking track on Tuesdays and Fridays. Walk any time between 6pm and 9pm.

Please sign in at main door before walking.

Pilates classes have begun. Please contact Colleen at 086 1731469 for days and times.

Win a House in Killarney with Kerry GAA is a draw by Kerry GAA to win a house in Killarney. Tickets are €100 each and can be got at www.kerrygaa.ie/winahouseinkerry/.

Anybody who enters will also be entered into bonus draws which will occur at intervals before the main draw.

 

CROMANE

CLUB LOTTO: Our latest club lotto draw took place last Wednesday 17th November. No winner of the €7,800 Jackpot.

The €40 winners were Sean Walsh, Liss. Ticket sold by Jacks. Geraldine O.Sullivan, c/o Jacks. Tom and Margaret Foley, Cromane.Ticket sold by Christine Casey. Austin Stack, Stookisland. Ticket sold by Hannah Marys Store.

Next weeks Jackpot is €7,900.

You can purchase your lotto tickets from Jack’s Bar and Restaurant; Hannah Mary’s shop; Mad Mix, Killorglin, O’Grady’s Bar, Killorglin,Red Fox, and in Killorglin Credit Union. You can also purchase tickets online - just search for ‘Cromane GAA lotto’. Many thanks to all of our lotto supporters and sellers.

SENIORS: Mid Kerry SFC semi-final:

Cromane 1-8, Beaufort 3-15

Cromane interest in this year’s Mid Kerry SFC ended on Sunday after a third-quarter scoring spree from Beaufort when they hit 1-5 without reply. It was a scoring burst that put the game beyond us. It was a disappointing end but we can take some solace from a fine opening half when we led by 1-6 to 1-3 entering injury time. We also spurned a golden goaling chance early in the second half which would have put us four clear. But, despite the final scoreline, our lads (down a few bodies and suffering some injury blows) were able to go toe-to-toe with the county intermediate finalists.

However, once Beaufort edged ahead the floodgates opened as their extra scoring class told - especially full-forward Jack O’Connor who ended the day with 1-6. An O’Connor free had the sides level at 1-6 apiece after 36 minutes and it came just moments after Cromane missed a glaring goaling chance to move four ahead early in the second half. However, we just didn’t take the chance and Beaufort made us pay. Our opponents proceeded to kick 1-4 without reply after O’Connor’s equalising free - with O’Connor helping himself to 1-2 and the other scores coming from captain Fergal Hallissey and Ciaran Kennedy. At this stage, Beaufort was dominating around the middle especially on the ground ball and we started to struggle.

A Barry Flanagan free stemmed the flow of one-way scores but, by the second half water break, Beaufort were well on top leading by 2-10 to 1-7.

It was all so different in the first half when we more than matched our opponents. Despite an early Beaufort goal which put the victors 1-1 to 0-1 ahead after 5 minutes, we were the better side. Points from Liam Walsh (two), Mikey Houlihan, Flanagan and Donnchadh Walsh meant we were only a point in arrears at the first half water break, 0-5 to 1-3. We were then hit with a double injury blow with Conor Sugrue and Shane Ahern departing, although Shane did reappear in the second half.

Our lads kept pushing with some nice direct football and Mikey Houlihan levelled matters in the 29th minute with a fine point. From the resultant kick-out, we won possession again and a lovely more between Flanagan, Mikey Houlihan and Darragh McKeefry ended with Darragh firing low for a goal. Cromane were suddenly up 1-6 to 1-3 in first-half injury time. Beaufort steadied themselves and made full use of the seven minutes of added time from the earlier injuries to reduce the deficit to one at the break, thanks to points from O’Connor and Hallissey to leave the half time score: Cromane 1-6, Beaufort 1-5.

Early in the second half came that gilt-edged goaling chance for Cromane and the resultant scoring spree that put Beaufort 2-10 to 1-7 up by the second half water break. The winners didn’t take their foot off the pedal adding another 1-5 with the goal in the final minute.

All is not lost on the year as we have a Novice FC semi-final to look forward to next Sunday against Moyvane in Strand Road, Tralee.

Scorers: Darragh McKeefry 1-0, Barry Flanagan 0-3 (0-2 frees), Mikey Houlihan and Liam Walsh 0-2 each, Donnchadh Walsh 0-1.

Teams: Sean Teahan; Ethan Griffin, Conor Sugrue, Brice Dourieu; Cathal Crosby, Brendan Foley, Finbar Casey; Donnchadh Walsh, Liam Walsh; Éanna Healy, Darren Houlihan, Shane Ahern; Barry Flanagan, Darragh McKeefry, Mikey Houlihan. Subs: Liam Joy for S Ahern (injured) 24 minutes, Sean O’Sullivan for C Sugrue (injured) 26 minutes, Shane Ahern for S O’Sullivan (injured) 40 minutes, Eamon O’Connor for S Ahern 50 minutes.

LAST MAN STANDING: After 12 weeks we finally have a winner in our Last Man Standing competition. Well done to Francis O’Sullivan, Tullig. Frankie is now €745 richer thanks to selecting Aston Villa with his latest pick while the only other remaining player picked Crystal Palace, a team that could only draw.

Thanks again to Sean O’Sullivan for organising and running this club fundraiser as well as to all who took part. Much appreciated by the club.

Many thanks to everyone who entered our latest Last Man Standing competition. This was the 4th time we have operated this competition and it was the most popular version yet with 149 entries.

KERRY GAA - WIN A HOUSE: Win a house in Killarney with the Kerry GAA Raffle.

For €100 you could win a stunning new build A-rated 3 bedroom house superbly located just off the Park Road in Killarney.

Kerry GAA are also running numerous other promotional draws throughout the fundraising campaign. The earlier you purchase your ‘Win a House in Killarney’ ticket (or tickets!) the more draws you will be entered into. Remember all tickets purchased before the deadline for each promotional draw will entitle you to be entered into all promotional draws thereafter.

Support your Club by Supporting the County. Go to: kerrygaa.ie/winahouseinkerry/

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Win a House in Kerry and support Kerry GAA. Purchase your raffle tickets today and be in the draw for bonus prizes and a stunning new 3 bedroom house.

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FIXTURES:

Sunday, November 28 - Novice FC semi-final: Cromane v Moyvane in Strand Road, Tralee, at 2pm.

 

DERRYNANE

MINORS: Our Minors had a big win over Waterville/ Dromid in the South Kerry Championship in Dromid on Saturday last. They won on a score line of 7-19 to 3-5 where scorer in chief was Oisin Breen with (5-2). Adam Corridan, Jim Clifford, Zack Fayne, Jack Donnelly, Dara Sullivan, Oisin Galvin and Tom Clifford also played their part.

SENIORS: Our Seniors play Waterville next Saturday in Waterville in the South Kerry Championship.

AGM: The AGM of Derrynane GAA takes place in the Caherdaniel Community Hall on Sunday next at 12 noon.

 

DR CROKES

SENIOR CO. CHAMPIONSHIP

Kerins O`Rahillys 0-15 Dr. Crokes 0-14

Despite a healthy 5 point lead at half time 0-08 to 0-03 we failed by the narrowest of margins to get over the line.

A strong second half showing by O`Rahillys saw them clawback and overtake us in the final stretch in a game where there was no quarter asked or given.

Scor As Rachel Foley, Cultural Officer, continues preparing for Scor, which hopefully will go ahead this year, she is encouraging boys and girls of all ages who are interested in set dancing and figure dancing to join/re-join one of the 3 dancing schools that assist us in this competition. There are 3 levels of competition for various age groups throughout the year. So get practicing with.. Daly King.... Hegarty.... and Hannah Majella with Daly King School of Irish Dancing. Contact Cliona 0862444354. Hegarty Irish dance academy contact Lisa 087 6403828 and Hannah Majella O Donoghue set dancing classes, contact Hannah 087 6451910

DR. CROKES BINGO will continue on Sunday Nov.28th in St. Marys Parish Hall @ 8.30pm. In accordance with government guidelines pods of no more than six with appropriate social distancing will be in place. Vaccine certs and proof of identification will be in place. Patrons are requested to wear masks until seated. Doors will open at 7.15pm and admittance is on first come first served basis..

LOTTO draw took place on Monday November 22nd Numbers drawn 5 6 11 26 3 patrons matched 3 numbers Bridie Hickey c/o Larry, Tim Horgan c/o Larry, Helen Courtney Power Corporate receive €135 Jackpot for draw on November 29 will be €7,100.

We are calling on all members to support our weekly lotto as this represents one of the main sources of revenue for the club. With activity likely to recommence on the fields over the next few weeks we need people’s support to maintain our facilities in Lewis Road. We have made a number of alterations to make things easier for members to play the easiest one being to play it online by following the link below And follow instructions attached https://play.clubforce.com/play_newa.asp#Anchor

DR. CROKES SHOP: you can now shop worldwide new selection of Jackets, gilets masks and snoods and other items. Shop online

GOLF SOCIETY: Christmas Hamper sponsored by Tatler Jack was played on Saturday last on O`Mahonys Point. In a day of good scoring Joe Sheehan emerged the winner. Results 1st Joe Sheehan (6) 43 pts. 2nd. Ger O`Shea (16) 43pts, 3rd Harry O`Neill (10) 40pts, 4th Denis Coleman (9) 40pts, 5th Colm Galvin (20) 40pts, Cat. 1 Colm Cooper (12) 38pts, andquot;nd alan Kelly (9) 38pts, Cat 2 Tom Looney (17) 39pts 2ns Vince Casey (17) 38pts Cat 3 Tim Brosnan (23) 37pts, 2nd Ger Brosnan (22) 33pts Front Nine Finian Moran (17) 20pts, Back Nine Johnny Courtney (15) 20pts.

WIN A HOUSE IN KILLARNEY: Kerry GAA County Board andquot;WIN A HOUSE IN KILLARNEYandquot; tickets are available from Dr. Crokes GAA Club - €100 each. Contact any club executive member for details.

SYMPATHY: Donie Lyne Muckross on the death of his brother Den Joe. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis.

GLENFLESK

East Kerry Championship u17

Spa 2-8 Glenflesk 1-13. Glenflesk qualified for the semifinals of the East Kerry Minor Championship after surviving a strong second half comeback from Spa in a fiercely competitive game where three superb goals stood out as the highlight. The opening of the game was all about the free takers. Dylan Roche scoring two for Glenflesk, while Aidan Cronin and Timmy Moynihan replied with three of their own for the home side. Roche found the target from well out near the sideline with the first score from play, leaving Glenflesk one point up at the water break after a hectic start. If the first quarter had been evenly matched, the second was all about Glenflesk. Luke Crowley dummied and kicked over a super score with the outside of the right foot to add to two more Roche frees, and another score from Darragh McCormack. Glenflesk then struck for the first goal of the day. Crowley’s accurate long ball was caught by Roche, who dummied marker and goalie before passing the ball to the net. A point from play from Cronin was Spa’s only score during this period. Spa needed to get going quickly in the second half, and they got the best possible start.

Luke O Neill leapt high to catch the throw in. He then drove forward at speed. His pass found Chris Healy, with no defender in sight. Healy buried his shot to the roof of the net, and it was game back on. Another Cronin free narrowed the deficit further. Two Roche frees in quick succession looked to have settled Glenflesk back down, but Spa were looking more and more dangerous. They found the net again after more good play. Moynihan delivering the killer blow, blasting a shot into the far corner of the net from a tight angle. Glenflesk’s lead was now only one as the second water break arrived.

Cronin almost goaled straight after the restart, denied only by a brilliant save from Liam O Donoghue.

Glenflesk had a chance to finish the game off when Jamie Moynihan was fouled leading to a penalty. Luke Crowley hit his effort well, but a brilliant diving save to his right from Jack O Sullivan denied him.

A free from Moynihan brought Spa back to within one, but Crowley replied with another point, and Glenflesk held on to win. Spa deserve credit for the comeback, and if they had got back level they may have felt they could push on and win. Glenflesk will know they can play a whole lot better, and now head to face Dr Crokes in the semifinal next Sunday determined to push on and produce the form they showed in the County Championship.

Team: 1. Liam O Donoghue 2.Diarmuid Furlong 3.Iggy O Leary 4. Oisin Lynch 5.Sean Guerin 6. Eoin Kelly 7.Darragh O Connor 18.Brian O Connor 9.Darragh McCormack (0 -- 1) 10.Darragh O Connell 11.Luke Crowley (0 -- 4) 12.Stephen Moynihan 13.Callum Cronin 14.Dylan Roche (1 -- 8) 15. Jamie Moynihan 8.Cian Lynch 17.Gearoid Healy 20.John Kelleher O Donoghue cup semi final

SENIORS: Our Seniors are playing Spa in the Fitzgerald Stadium on Saturday 27th November Best wishes to team and mentors.

GLENFLESK GAA LOTTO: No winner of Glenflesk Lotto which took place tonight 15/11/2021 in Glenflesk Hall. Jackpot €6,000 The numbers drawn were 11, 15, 16, 17, There was no winner. Consolation prizes 1. Mike Fitzgerald, Raheen, Rathmore. 2. Corner Bar ( Sellers’ Prize). 3. Flor O’ Donoghue, Salmon Leap, Clonkeen 4. Jimmy Gleeson, Headford ( Yearly Ticket). Next draw will take place in Glenflesk Hall on 29/11/2021 Jackpot will be €6,000 Thank you to all who support our Lotto and to our sellers. Lotto Tickets can be bought from our ticket sellers or Local shops and pubs or online at: https://play.clubforce.com/play_newa.asp?ll_id=2534#Anchor

Killarney Library: Kerry Library will host a number of free online events for children during December. Bedtime Stories: Authors Katie O’Donoghue and Roisin Meaney will do 4 live Bedtime Storytelling events each on select evenings at 7pm. Art: Lisa Fingleton will host a Wild Child creative nature and drawing workshop on Saturday 11th December at 11am. This is also a live event. Yoga/Pilates: Pre-recorded beginner yoga and pilates classes for families will be available throughout the month of December on the Kerry Library website. Booking for the live events is available is via the following link: https://www.kerrylibrary.ie/family-time-at-your-library.html

 

FOSSA

Fossa GAA AGM will be held on Sunday, December 12th at 6.00pm, at the clubhouse. The AGM is the most important meeting of the year and every effort should be made to attend. It is desirable that all members attend the AGM.

MINORS: East Kerry championship: Kenmare 1-15 Fossa 4-05. Hard luck to our minors who put up a brave fight but came up short away to Kenmare, Fossa goalscorers were Rian Colleran and Finn Kennelly 2 each.

LOTTO: Numbers drawn were 6,7,21,28 €40 Winners Eileen Hickey, Dublin; Pauline O’connor, Coolick Kilcummin; Tim Cronin Carpets, Curragh; Eamon Leslie, Aghacurreen Fossa; Mary Kearney, Kenmare.

Next weeks jackpot €6,600 Tickets on sale from Foleys Spar Fossa, the Golden Nugget and usual sellers thanks for playing.

LIBRARY: Kerry Library will host a number of free online events for children during December.

Bedtime Stories: Authors Katie O’Donoghue and Roisin Meaney will do 4 live Bedtime Storytelling events each on select evenings at 7pm.

Art: Lisa Fingleton will host a Wild Child creative nature and drawing workshop on Saturday 11thDecember at 11am. This is also a live event.

Yoga/Pilates: Pre-recorded beginner yoga and pilates classes for families will be available throughout the month of December on the Kerry Library website.

Booking for the live events is available is via the following link: https://www.kerrylibrary.ie/family-time-at-your-library.html

KEEL

AGM: Keel GAA Club will hold its AGM at 7.30pm on Thursday the 25th November at the clubhouse. New members particularly welcome and if you are interested in helping out with the club in any way, please contact any of the officers or just attend on the night.

KEEL GAA ZOOM BINGO: Keel GAA Zoom Bingo will take place this Friday the 26th at 8pm. However, there will be some changes to the Bingo. There will be 6 games on the nights so that Bingo is finished early before the Late Late Toy Show. Money raised will go towards investing in gym equipment and a small café for the club. Bingo books are available in all local shops. We hope you can join us to be in with the chance of winning lots of prize money.

LOCAL BUSINESSES: A big thank you to David Clifford, Roofing and Contracting LTD and Danny Murphy Carpentry and Joinery for their sponsorship of prize money for Keel GAA Zoom Bingo. If anyone would like to sponsor prize money or spot prizes for our bingo please contact our social media, pro.keel.kerry@gaa.ie or any of our club officers. Thank you to Bensons, Helenas Local XL, Cronins and Topshop Milltown for selling our Bingo books. There are two more bingo nights before Christmas so we would appreciate your support if possible.

CLUB LOTTO: There was no winner of the jackpot of €4,500 on Monday the 15th of November. The two €50 winners were Mary Heffernan, Castledrum and Coleman Corcoran, The Mall. The next lotto draw will take place on Monday the 22nd of November at 8pm. Lotto results will be posted on social media and the results will be in the notes next week. Thank you to everyone who supported our club lotto last week. Tickets are available in usual outlets and available from club officers.

UNDER 17: Best of luck to our Keel/Listry U17 team and coaches who will take on Glenbeigh/Glencar/Cromane in the Minor Championship Shield semi-final on Sunday at 11am. Venue to be confirmed. There must be a result on the day.

UNDER 15: Our Keel/Listry Under 15 team played Milltown/Castlemaine in the Mid Kerry League on Sunday morning at 11am in Listry. Keel/Listry were victorious on the day and the final score was Keel/Listry 3-14, Milltown/Castlemaine 2-10. Well done to the team and their coaches. Keel/Listry have a bye this weekend.

MKL GAELS: Congratulations to all the MKL Gaels players and their management on their brilliant win in the Munster Junior Quarter Final on Friday night in Listowel. The final score was MKL Gaels 2-14, Dromcollogher/Broadford (Limerick) 2-06. They will face Clooney Quinn of Clare in the Munster Junior semi-final on Saturday. Venue and time to be confirmed. Please see our social media for updates on this fixture. A fantastic achievement by all the MKL Gaels players and their management and we wish them all the best. Special mention to Keel players, Caoimhe Evans, Zeta Ashe, Dearbhla Foley, Laura Prendergast, Ciara Murphy, Ailís Murphy, Clodagh Evans, Katie Pigott, Liath Lenihan, Gillian Kennedy, Rachel Hilliard, Nichole Griffin and Dora Wynne Morgan.

CLUB GEAR: Anyone interested in getting their hands on some club merchandise before the Christmas rush please the O’Neills, McKeever and Azzurri Online club shops. Please note all merchandise can now only be bought online. The direct links are available on our social media or just search Keel GAA on any of those websites.

A HOUSE WITH KERRY GAA: Help Keel GAA win a CASH prize! Support the Club, Support the County. Purchase a ticket for the Kerry GAA Win A House in Killarney promotional draw. Under ‘Nominate a Kerry Club’ please nominate ‘Keel GAA’. A special draw for clubs will take place which includes a €1,500 cash prize in December and another cash prize in April in addition to other prizes over the coming months. Buy online: https://www.kerrygaa.ie/winahouseinkerry/ If you cannot purchase online, tickets can be organised through the club or purchased in the Kerry GAA Store or County Board in Tralee. Please contact any of the club officers. #YourKeyToTheKingdom

 

LAUNE RANGERS

LOTTO: Laune Rangers Lotto Results for Sunday 21st November 2021. There was no winner of the €9,200 jackpot. Numbers drawn 13 -- 18 -- 28 -- 29. Consolation Prizes were won by the following: €100 Peig Looney -- sold at CYMS; €50 Eileen O’Sullivan -- sold by Kerry; €25 Mike Flynn -- standing order; €25 Kathleen O’Sullivan -- sold at CYMS.

LGFA AGM: The AGM of the Laune Rangers Ladies committee will take place on Thursday next, November 25th at 8pm in JP O’Sullivan Park. All Laune Rangers members are encouraged to attend. New volunteer coaches and administrators are always welcome.

SENIOR MEN: Laune Rangers will contest the 2021 Mid Kerry Senior Championship Final following victory over Milltown/Castlemaine in Paddy Burke Memorial Park on Saturday afternoon, bringing to an end the two year reign of their hosts who won the title in 2019. Both sides had absentees for various reasons.

Milltown/Castlemaine were without Ciarán O’Connor, Donal Dennehy and Cormac Leane while Laune Rangers had to make do without Seán Cleary, Conor Murphy, Jack O’Connor and Matt Leslie as well as long term absentee David Mangan. This, of course provided an opportunity for others to lay their claim to a jersey on both teams. The notable inclusion for the home team was that of goalkeeper Derek Twiss, while standing in front of him at full forward for Rangers was Mike Frank Russell, who was making his first appearance in the competition since 2017. Another welcome returnee was Shane McSweeney after an injury filled year. Laune Rangers also started with Shane Doona at corner forward, who was making his first Senior appearance since pre-Covid.

The last time the teams met, the home side scored an early goal and lightning struck for a second time as Milltown/Castlemaine found the net after a couple of minutes -- Jonathan O’Sullivan’s point attempt coming back off the crossbar into the path of Cathal Moriarty who smashed the ball into an empty net. Laune Rangers were quite wasteful in the opening stages, spurning a few chances, but got on the board with a well taken point by John Tyther. Ten minutes would pass before the game’s next score, as Shane Doona scored a super point to narrow the gap, but Cathal Moriarty cancelled it out with a point to see Milltown/Castlemaine going into the 1st water break leading by 1-1 to 0-2. Kieran Carroll extended the Milltown/Castlemaine lead with a point but Shane Doona replied with another excellent point. Milltown/Castlemaine were given an opportunity to put five between the sides in the 26th minute when Cathal Moriarty was fouled and adjudged to be inside the square for a penalty. However, Moriarty saw his shot saved by a super effort by Jason Browne who got down low to his left to tip the ball onto the post and out for a 45. A pointed free at the other end by Fiachra Clifford meant there was only the minimum between the sides at the break.

Half Time Score:- Milltown/Castlemaine 1-2, Laune Rangers 0-4.

The home side led by four with six minutes of the second half played as Jonathan O’Sullivan pointed two frees while Kieran McKenna pointed another from play. From then though, Laune Rangers put in an enormous effort to get back into the game. Kieran Doona stemmed the tide with a good point before John Tyther slotted a free. Laune Rangers took the lead in the 41st minute as a point effort dropped short to Derek Twiss before Gearóid Hassett dispossessed the goalkeeper. Twiss brought Hassett to ground causing the ball to spill and after a couple of slow-motion seconds, John Tyther tapped the ball to the net. Referee Paul Hayes consulted with his umpires who then raised a green flag to signal a goal. Milltown responded well to level the game with a point by Jonathan O’Sullivan, but Fiachra Clifford restored the visitors’ advantage with a pointed free to leave Laune Rangers ahead by 1-7 to 1-6 at the second water break. Fiachra Clifford doubled the Rangers lead with a point before tempers got overheated temporarily, pausing proceedings for a short while, but Rangers were not about to let their heads drop. The away side kept their focus on the resumption and Gearóid Hassett pointed to put his team three ahead. Cillian Burke replied with one for the hosts but Hassett added a super score to restore the three point cushion. As Milltown/Castlemaine pressed forward, Laune Rangers’ excellent backs overturned the ball and countered downfield, finding half time substitute Dáire Cleary who split the posts to make sure of the win as the final whistle was blown on the kickout. Full Time Score:- Milltown/Castlemaine 1-7, Laune Rangers 1-11. The penalty save by Jason Browne served as somewhat of a shift in momentum in the game -- had Cathal Moriarty scored, it may have seen Milltown build an insurmountable lead at the start of the second half. The return performances by the two Shanes - McSweeney and Doona - were excellent, as every player grew into the game.

However, it was the efforts of Seán Arthurs at full back for Rangers that stood out on a day that saw Rangers play with the oldest starting fifteen for a while - the 15 starting players averaging at a ripe old 26 years old! Milltown/Castlemaine:- Derek Twiss, Tadgh McCarthy, Gavin McKenna, Jonathan O’Connor, Stephen Roche, Pa Wrenn, Kieran Carroll (0-1), Brendan Delaney, David Roche (capt), Dylan O’Neill, Donal Kelliher, John Dennehy, Cathal Moriarty (1-1), Jonathan O’Sullivan (0-3, 2f), Cillian Burke (0-1). Subs: Jerome Flynn, Kieran McKenna (0-1), Craig Counihan. Laune Rangers:- Jason Browne, Kieran Crowley (capt), Seán Arthurs, Oisín Daly, Shane McSweeney, Patrick Carey, Eoin Clifford, Shane Daly, Peter Crowley, Fiachra Clifford (0-3, 2f), Kieran Doona (0-1), John Tyther (1-2, 1f), Shane Doona (0-2), Michael F Russell, Gearóid Hassett. Subs used: Dáire Cleary (0-1), Stephen Sealy for K Doona, Mark O’Connor for Tyther.

MINOR BOYS: Laune Rangers have defended the Central Region Minor Division1 title with victory over Ardfert in the Final played in John Mitchels Complex early on Sunday afternoon. It was a game that Rangers led from start to finish as Eoghan Hassett scored the first point of the game after 90 seconds, although there was a 12 minute wait for the next score in the game as Hassett tapped over two frees in as many minutes to leave Laune Rangers leading by 0-3 to 0-0 at the first water break.

Muiris Harty registered Ardfert’s first point of the game but the Rangers defence - led by Eoin Lynch - were frugal in allowing scores, and Rangers scored three more points through John Burke, Eoghan Hassett (free) and Darragh O’Grady to take a five point lead into the break. Half Time Score:- Laune Rangers 0-6, Ardfert 0-1.

John Burke pointed for Rangers in the first attack of the second half, while Eoghan Hassett added a point shortly after. Ardfert doubled their own tally with a point by Odhrán Ferris, but Hassett and O’Grady kicked two further points at the other end. These would turn out to be Rangers’ last scores, with Eric Walsh pointing to leave Laune Rangers leading by 0-10 to 0-3 at the second water break.

The final quarter saw a number of errors and attacking chances were sparce. A 56th minute goal by Robert Monaghan for Ardfert made for a nervous final few minutes, and a point by Eric Walsh left a goal between the sides. However, the Laune Rangers defence stood up to every challenge and time eventually ran out for Ardfert to see Rangers hold on to the Central Region Minor Division 1 title they had previously won in its last running in 2019.

Laune Rangers:- Adam Carey, Killian Spillane, Cathal O’Callaghan, Eoin Lynch, Tim Mangan, Ryan Diggin, Oisín Birmingham, Aona O’Shea, Tom Whittleton (capt), John Burke (0-2), Eoghan Hassett (0-6, 3f), Cillian Foley, Darragh O’Grady (0-2), Jack O’Sullivan, John Tuohy. Subs: Jack Lynch for Foley, Tom Garry for O’Shea, Cillian Buckley for O’Sullivan, David Crowley for Tuohy; Patryk Radny, Joseph O’Neill, Adam Owens, Devon Hogan, Eoghan Joy, Rian O’Sullivan, Micheál O’Shea, Darragh Evans, Colin Griffin, Oisín Lynch, Joseph Cronin Langham, James Prendiville, Darragh Clifford, Shane Clifford, Eoin O’Connell, Ciarán O’Sullivan.

UNDER 15 BOYS: Laune Rangers get their Mid Kerry Under 15 campaigns underway on Sunday next, November 28th. The Blue team are away to Milltown/Castlemaine, while the White team travel to Beaufort. Both games throw in at 11am

CLUB AGM: The Annual General Meeting of the Laune Rangers club will take place on January 8th, 2022 in our clubrooms in JP O’Sullivan Park. More details to follow

WIN A HOUSE WITH KERRY GAA: Win a stunning new build A-rated 3 bedroom house superbly located just off the Park Road in Killarney, Co Kerry. Visit www.winahousewithkerrygaa.ie for more details

LISTRY

MID KERRY U17 CHAMPIONSHIP: Best of Luck to U17 Keel/Listry in the Mid Kerry Championship Sunday 28th away to Glenbeigh Glencar Cromane. Game starts at 11 in Cromane. Please come and support.

MID KERRY U15 CHAMPIONSHIP: Congratulations to our U15 Keel/Listry team and coaches on their fantastic performance last Sunday 21st against Milltown/Castlemaine in Listry Gaa Grounds. Final score Keel/Listry: 3.14 Milltown/Castlemaine 2.10.

LISTRY WEEKLY LOTTO RESULTS: Numbers Drawn 5, 15, 18, 20€100: Brid Horgan, Dennehy’s Bothreen €50 x 2: Kathleen and Irene Wrenn, Lissivane. Noel Kennedy, Ballymalis. €25 x 2: Jerome Kennedy, Kilbonane. Jonathan Sparling, Lissivane. Next Sunday Jackpot €8,450.

If playing online please double check if you are in the draw. Yearly tickets by choosing the 52 draws on clubforce, or purchasing a yearly ticket(discounted) from a club officer. Last online play at 6pm, draw in Faha Court at 8.30pm. Last tickets for draw to be in for 8pmPlease support your club and community by playing weekly. Due to restrictions online play would be appreciated, however tickets are available from the usual outlets.

Please play online at https://clubforce.com/search-clubs/?search-term=Listry or download the clubforce app and play from the comfort of your own home. Yearly tickets available from club officers. Discounts on multiples. We thank you for your support in the coming weeks and months. Tickets available for O’Sullivan, Beaufort Bridge, Listry Community Centre, Listry Gaa Grounds and Faha Court.

MKL GAELS LGFA MUNSTER JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP: Congratulations to Phil Tangney and coaches, Listry players, Niamh Broderick, Lorraine Kennedy, Mairead Lehane, Ciara Tangney and MKL Gaels LGFA team on their win against Dromcollogher Broadford. Best of Luck in The Munster Junior Semi-Final on Sat 27th V Clare Champsions Clooney Quin at 8pm venue TBA

WIN A HOUSE WITH KERRY GAA: Go Green and Gold this Black Friday and avail of the special offer of 20% off of their raffle tickets. Kerry GAA are launching Black Friday promo code this Thursday and you can then purchase your discounted ticket online on Friday. http://www.winahousewithkerrygaa.ie/

LISTRY COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Thanks to everyone who collects litter regularly under the radar. It would be nice all areas in our community looking neat and tidy in the run up to Christmas. Bags are available from the Community Centre or from Tony 087 2563883. Full bags can be left in the Community Centre Car Park for collection.

 

RENARD

RENARD GAA LOTTI: There was no winner of this week’s lotto jackpot of €4,200. The numbers drawn were: 1, 9, 11 and 18. The lucky dip winners were: €50 Deirdre Lynch Cloghanelineghan, ghanelineghan, €30 Judy Scott Renard, €20 Mary and Martin O’Donoghue Knockeens. Next week’s jackpot will be €4,250. Thanks to everyone for supporting our club lotto. Renard weekly lotto draws will continue online via Zoom. Weekly tickets can be purchased at a price of €2 each or 3 for €5 from: Quinlan’s Fish Shop, McCarthy Insurance, Mayers Hair Salon, Kerry Agri, Creamery Shop, usual sellers and online through the link available on our club facebook page. Weekly, six months and yearly tickets can be purchased through this link. Weekly tickets will be collected on Wednesdays at 5pm. Any tickets bought after this time will be included in the following week’s draw. A big thanks to all our lotto teams and lotto committee for all their hardwork in keeping the lotto going through these challenging times.

South Kerry Championship

Renard and St. Michael’s/Foilmore opened this years South Kerry Championship last Sunday in a dry but cold Con Keating Park in front of a large crowd.

St. Michael’s/Foilmore began the game with two attacks which resulted in Éanna O’Connor and Bernard Kelly sending the ball wide after good Renard defending. In the 3rd minute Éanna O’Connor pointed a free for St. Michael’s/Foilmore which was followed by a missed free from Éanna in the 5th minute. Renard responded with a great attack from Michael O’Leary who was fouled and Mark Sugrue pointed the resulting free which levelled the score. St. Michael’s/Foilmore went on the attack with Bernard Kelly shooting for a point but great defending by Fionán Kissane ensured the ball went to the wrong side of the post. Ciaran Clifford sent the ball wide for St. Michael’s/Foilmore in the 16th minute. Michael O’Leary made another strong run through the field and worked well with Sean Teahan to set up an attack which resulted in a free and Mark Sugrue was on hand to point it. During the next few minutes Renard worked well as a team but unfortunatley Rob Wharton and Mark Sugrue sent the ball just wide of the posts. In the 28th minute Éanna O’Connor went on the attack once again for St. Michael’s/Foilmore but Jack Kelly did very well to overturn the ball and set up a Renard attack with Rob Wharton pointing, which put Renard two points ahead. This was followed by a Kevin Kelly wide but Kevin made up for this by defending at the other end of the field. On the stroke of half-time Éanna O’Connor expertly curled a 45’ over the bar for St. Michael’s/Foilmore to reduce Renard’s lead to a single point. This ended the first-half on a scoreline of Renard: 0 - 03 St. Michael’s/Foilmore: 0 - 02.

Renard began the second-half with an attack which resulted in a 45’ but unfortuately on this occasion Mark Sugrue sent the ball wide. Bernard Kelly levelled the score with a point after Éanna O’Connor sent a long high free in towards the Renard box from the sideline. Sean Scanlon sent the ball wide for St. Michael’s/Foilmore before Mark Sugrue added a further Renard point after Renard patiently passed the ball around until a scoring opportunity arose.

In the 40th minute Eoin O’Neill cleared the ball off the Renard goalline after an Éanna O’Connor free into the Renard box, this resulted in a 45’ which Éanna sent wide. This was followed by a Renard wide from Brian Sugrue in the 42nd minute. Renard replied with a Mark Sugrue point after good teamwork throughout the field. St. Michael’s/Foilmore had two wides from Éanna O’Connor (45’) and Bernard Kelly before Mark Sugrue soared the highest to catch Pa McGill’s kickout, before passing it off to Rob Wharton who made a powerful run down the field and passed it into Eoghan McCrohan who fired the ball into the back of the net for the first and only goal of the game. St. Michael’s/Foilmore went on the attack once again with Cian O’Connor and James Moran working the ball towards the Renard goal before Brian Sugrue intercepted and cleared the danger to set up another Renard attack down the other end of the field, where Conor O’Leary added a Renard point. This was followed by a wide from James Moran before Pa McGill did excellently to catch the ball on the crossbar to deny Mark Griffin a point for St. Michael’s/Foilmore. Eoghan McCrohan shot for goal with the rebound from a Mark Sugrue 45’ but the ball went across the goal and wide. St. Michael’s/Foilmore continued to attack in the final few minutes with Kevin Griffin sending the ball wide in the 32nd minute. This was the last attack of the match which ended on a scoreline of Renard: 1 -- 06 St. Michael’s/Foilmore: 0 -- 03.

Well done to the players and management on a great win and qualifying for the semi final. A big thank you to St. Mary’s for the use of their field today. The semi final will take place during the weekend of 11th/12th December with the draw to take place at a later date.

Renard Team: Pa McGill, Alan Curran, Brendan Kelly, Fionán Kissane, Jack Kelly, Eoin O’Neill (c), Brian Sugrue, Michael O’Leary, Rob Wharton (0-1), Liam Sugrue, Conor O’Leary (0-1), Kevin Kelly, Sean Teahan, Mark Sugrue (0-4 (2 frees)), Sean O’Connor.

Substitutes: James O’Sullivan, Kenneth Casey, Killian Young, Eoghan McCrohan (for Kevin Kelly, 43 mins) (1-0), Ronan Quinlan, Paudie Casey, Donagh Quinlan (for Conor O’Leary, 57 mins), Kevin Curran, William Galvin (for Liam Sugrue, half-time), Mark Clifford, Cathal O’Shea (for Sean O’Connor, 59 mins), Jack Sugrue, Blaine McCarthy, Brian Coffey, Jim Sugrue (for Eoin O’Neill, 43 mins).

Management Team: Sean Moynihan (manager), Kevin Kelly, John Sugrue, David Lyons, Brian O’Sullivan, Marie Teahan (physio).

St. Michael’s/Foilmore Team: Brian Smith, Emmett Curran, Darragh Scanlon, Kevin Griffin, Ciaran Clifford, Stephen O’Connor, Sean Scanlon, Cian Goggin, Andy O’Connell, Ronan Clifford, Mark Griffin (c), Cian O’Connor, Darren O’Sullivan, Éanna O’Connor (0-2 (1 45’, 1 free)), Bernard Kelly (0-1).

Substitutes: Pierce Kirby, Sean O’Sullivan (for Ronan Clifford, 51 mins), Alan Goggin, Jamie Goggin, James Moran (for Cian Goggin, 51 mins), Daniel Cronin, Sean Garvey, Declan Moran, Stephen Fogarty, Barry O’Connell, Shane O’Driscoll, Shane Casey, Stephen Cronin, Luke Harty, Matthew O’Sullivan.

Management Team: DJ Moran, Sean O’Connor, Johnny Lane, Shaunagh Cournane (physio).

Referee: Cathal Ó Dubhda.

Condolences: It was with great sadness that the club and wider Reenard community learned of the passing of Gerard (Casúr) O’Sullivan early on Wednesday morning. Gerard, a highly respected member of our community and club, was a true gentleman. His contribution to the club was immense. He supported all our fundraising efforts and will be remembered, in particular, for his involvement with our Cunamh and Variety shows. Gerard also made himself available if there was a job to be done at the field. Our thoughts and prayers are with his dear wife, Mary Anne, his sisters Doreen and Teresa, his brothers Michael, Jeremiah and Tim, his very special friend Earl Leahy and the extended O’Sullivan and O’Shea Families, at this very sad and difficult time. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

Kerry GAA Win a House: Tickets can be purchased online or from the Kerry GAA Store in Killarney Outlet Centre. When purchasing tickets online please ensure to nominate Reenard GAA Club. Help the club by helping the county.

 

SPA

2022 SPA GAA CLUB CALENDAR

Our newly published 2022 club calendar will be on sale at the clubhouse next Tuesday Nov 23rd (7-8pm) or can be purchased online on spagaa.com/shop. We’re very grateful to Igloo Memories and Kerry Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre for their sponsorship of the calendars. Any questions please contact our PRO on 085 121 6359 or pro.spa.kerry@gaa.ie. **If ordering online, please choose click and collect (free) or delivery by post.

CHRISTMAS POST BOX WITH SPECIAL NORTH POLE DELIVERY

We had a very special delivery at the clubhouse over the weekend as Santa’s little helpers delivered our Christmas post box to the club. It is located near the road entrance. Everyone can post their Santa letters here for express delivery straight to the North Pole! The juvenile coaches can send you one of our personalized Santa Letters or they will be available to collect from the clubhouse reception - or you can also create your own for Mr Claus. When posting your letter why not take a photo and send to your coach or to our juvenile PRO Anne on 0857780883 or send them to us through Facebook and we will add them to our 2021 Christmas photo album! Our thanks to Mike Brosnan, Erin Holland, Pa Murphy, Paul Casey and Conor Gleeson for helping with the delivery and the decorating. The post box will be open for the next few weeks before Santa and his helpers will be calling to collect them all in time for Christmas.

EAST KERRY MINOR CHAMPIONSHIP RD2 SPA V GLENFLESK

Spa hosted Glenflesk on Sunday afternoon in Rd2 of the East Kerry Minor Championship and the game went right down to the wire.

It was point for point in the opening quarter, Aidan Cronin and Timmy Moynihan (2) on target for Spa while Glenflesk full forward Dylan Roche kicked four frees to give the visitors a narrow lead at the first half water break. Glenflesk dominated the second quarter, with Dylan Roche (2), Luke Crowley (2) and Darragh McCormack all adding points before Roche finished the ball in the back of the Spa goal right before the half time whistle. At the break, Spa were trailing 0-4 to 1-9.

Chris Healy goaled for Spa within seconds of the restart, with Aidan Cronin adding a point moments later. Dylan Roche landed two scores for Glenflesk before Aidan Cronin kicked another Spa point to make to 1-6 to 1-11. A great move by the Spa forward line was worked in to Timmy Moynihan who rattled the Glenflesk net at the end of the third quarter. Aidan Cronin was on target with the next free and by the second half water break Spa were very much back in the game, just a point between the sides at Spa 2-7 Glenflesk 1-11.

Aidan Cronin almost added another goal, but the keeper pulled off a great save. Luke Crowley increased the Glenflesk lead and shortly after they were threatening the Spa goal, but our keeper did well to keep the ball out. Glenflesk had a chance to go out of reach, but Spa goalie Jack O’Sullivan had a super save from the penalty spot with just five minutes left to play. Timmy Moynihan converted a free to again put the minimum between the sides as both teams were battling hard for scores. A final point from Luke Crowley finished the game at Spa 2-8 Glenflesk 1-13.

Glenflesk now go on to compete in the A championship while Spa go forward to the B championship semi-final against Fossa this Sunday November 28th (12noon in Spa) while Currow host Firies in the other semi-final.

Spa panel: Jack O’Sullivan, Donal Hickey, Rian O’Neill, Danny Coffey, Cian Russell, Aaron O’Connor, Evan O’Neill, Donagh Fahy, Oran O’Neill, Timmy Moynihan (1-3(3f)), Oran Daly, Luck O’Neill, Aidan Cronin (0-5(4f)), Ryan McCarthy, Cormac Walsh, Chris Healy (1-0), David O’Sullivan, Joey McCarthy, Stephen Wickham

SPA KILLARNEY HANDBALL CLUB TOURNAMENT

Spa Killarney Handball club will be holding a tournament in the Sports Hall next Monday November 29th at 7pm. The tournament is for beginner and advanced players and spectators welcome to come along and watch.

WIN A HOUSE WITH KERRY GAA Tickets for the Win A House With Kerry GAA draw are available on kerrygaa.ie, in the Kerry GAA Store in the Outlet Centre or from our club Secretary Patrick (087 6332773) or from Co Board Officer John O’Leary (086 3026041). Special discount offer of €80 per tickets for the Black Friday sales. When entering your details don’t forget to mention your club SPA GAA in the ‘Additional Information’ section as your club could also win up to €1,500. The sooner you purchase a ticket, the more draws you will be included in.

SPA LOTTO RESULTS 15/11/21 Numbers drawn: 3, 19, 21, 27. No winner and €50 lucky dips to Paudie Cahill, Sam McGillicuddy, Mary Morris and Mary and Paddy O’Keeffe. Next Monday’s jackpot is €5,200 and tickets on sale online on spagaa.com or from Dalys Supervalu, Killarney Hardware, Centra Muckross Rd, Spa clubhouse or from usual sellers. Many lotto annuals are due for renewal around this time. Please check with your promoter or ring Jim Gleeson at 087-6340581. Thank you to everyone for your continued support for our club lotto.

O’DONOGHUE CUP SEMI-FINALS 2020 O’Donoghue Cup semi-finals: Spa v Glenflesk (Saturday November 27th at 2pm in Fitzgerald Stadium) and Dr Crokes v Rathmore (Sunday November 28th venue TBC).

ITEMS FOR NOTES Any items for the club notes please contact pro.spa.kerry@gaa.ie or 0851216359 before 8pm on Sundays.


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