Tralee Parnells take their first point in first home game

Hurling news

Tommy O'Connor

Tralee Parnells hurlers had their first ever home game at adult level on Friday evening last against St. Brendan's in Round 2 of the North Kerry Intermediate Hurling League.

The game was played at Caherslee where the host club marked the historic occasion with their Chairman, Dermot Reen, presenting a commemorative plaque to Jeremiah Clifford on behalf of the St Brendans' club.

Both teams were played on to the field by a lone piper, while the Parnells' Under 12s formed a guard of honour. On the field Parnells won their first league point as the game ended 1-8 each.

Other NK IHL Round 2 results: Causeway 1-13 Kilmoyley 0-8; Abbeydorney 1-15 Ballyheigue 1-11.

North Kerry Intermediate Hurling League Round 3 fixtures for this Friday, 7pm-Group 1: St Brendans v Lixnaw; Tralee Parnells v Causeway; Kilmoyley v bye. Group 2-Lady's Walk v Ballyheigue; Crotta v Abbeydorney.

Group 1 Round 4 will also be played this weekend. St. Brendan's play Causeway on Easter Sunday at 12.30pm. at Ardfert while on Monday, Kilmoyley will be at home to Lixnaw, 6pm.

Coiste na nÓg Under 12

Lee Strand County Under 12 hurling league Round 3 results: Division 1-Tralee Parnell's 4-1 Kenmare/Kilgarvan 3-2; Division 2-Kenmare/Kilgarvan 1-2 Kilmoyley 5-16; St. Pat's/Dr. Crokes 2-2 Firies 3-3; Abbeydorney 1-6 Rathmore 2-6; Lixnaw 3-10 St. Brendan's 1-5; Division 3 - Ballyduff (B) 0-10 Causeway 3-2; Tralee Parnell's (B) 8-4 Kenmare/Kilgarvan (C) 0-1

Round 4 fixtures for this Friday, April 19, 7pm Division 1 - Ballyduff v Crotta; Kenmare/Kilgarvan v Ballyheigue; Tralee Parnell's v bye. Division 2 - Lixnaw v St. Pat's/Dr. Crokes; Firies v Abbeydorney; St. Brendan's v Kilmoyley; Rathmore v Kenmare/Kilgarvan B. Division 3 - Ballyduff B v Crotta B; Causeway v Tralee Parnells B; Kenmare/Kilgarvan C v bye.

Coiste na nÓg Under 14

Due to the Féile football competitions most of the County Under 14 hurling league fixtures for last weekend were deferred; Results in Division 2 - Causeway 8-8 Abbeydorney 0-5; Causeway 5-10 Firies 2-2.

Round 3 is on this Saturday, April 20, 5pm. Division 1: Tralee Parnells v Crotta; Lixnaw v Kenmare/Kilgarvan; Ballyduff v St. Brendan's. Division 2: Firies v Abbeydorney; South Kerry v Kilmoyley; Ballyheigue v Causeway.

Coiste na nÓg Under 16

Lee Strand County Under 16 League Round 4 results: Division 1-Kenmare/Kilgarvan 3-6 Ballyheigue 4-12; Division 2 - Tralee Parnells 5-9 Crotta 2-7; Abbeydorney 0-5 Lixnaw 3-17

Division 2, Round 5 is on this Thursday, April 18, 7pm. Kilmoyley v Crotta; Tralee Parnells v Abbeydorney; South Kerry v Lixnaw.


North Kerry Minor Hurling League Round 1 results: St. Brendans 3-15 Abbeydorney 2-7;

Lixnaw 2-7 Ballyduff 0-8. Round 2 is fixed for this Sunday, April 21 with games at 11am. Fixtures are: Group 1-St. Brendan's v Causeway/Kilmoyley; Crotta O'Neills v Abbeydorney; Group 2-Lixnaw v Tralee Parnells; Ballyheigue v Ballyduff.