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U-16 County League Division Two Success

Posted by user-admin4 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 26-08-2019

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U-16 County League Division 2 Final

Kilcummin 1-11 Ardfert 3-4

A blustery Austin Stack Park was the venue for the County League Finals on Wednesday night August 14th last and Kilcummin emerged deserved winners in Division Two after a massive battle with Ardfert.

Playing with the strong wind, Kilcummin got off to a disastrous start as the opposition rattled off 1-1 in the opening minutes and they were grateful to full-back Cian Murphy for a superb block down and to goalkeeper Jaden Tynan for a great save to prevent further damage.

However, with good team play, excellent points from wing-forwards Colin O’Leary and Adam O’Sullivan got Kilcummin off the mark and despite several wides 3 points in-a-row from centre-forward Cian Foley had the teams on level terms. With Oran Dwyer winning good ball in defence, Colm Kelliher impacting the game in midfield and corner forwards Micheal Sweeney and Oisin O’Leary working hard for possession and tackling deep, another good point from the flying Colin O’Leary had Kilcummin 0-6 to 1-2 up at the break.

With Andrew Lowin and Turlough O’Connor driving on from defence, Kilcummin stretched further ahead on the resumption with fine points from substitute Jack Fogarty and corner-back Killian O’Brien. However, Ardfert struck the net again to lead 2-3 to 0-8 with a Cian Foley free soon after levelling matters again. Ardfert pressed for home and a point, followed by a deflected goal, saw them lead 3-4 to 0-9 with the wind at their backs and less than 10 minutes remaining.

It was now that Kilcummin showed true heart. With Cian Murphy and Dara O’Callaghan defending stoutly, Jack McClain fielding strongly in midfield and Cian Foley leading the attack with purpose, they took over from here to the end of the four minutes of additional injury time. Evan O’ Sullivan, Brandon Griffin and Padraic Moynihan all made a big impact off the bench with the latter kicking a great score coming in off the right wing.

When Mark O’ Shea finished superbly to the top of the net after great teamwork the teams were level at 3-4 to 1-10 with time almost up. Cian Foley kicked over from a free with the last score and Kilcummin retained possession excellently in injury time to emerge victorious after a mighty battle.

Well done to the entire panel, this win was just reward for all the outstanding commitment to training right through the spring and summer.

Team: Jaden Tynan; Andrew Lowin, Cian Murphy (c), Killian O’ Brien (0-1); Oran Dwyer, Dara O’Callaghan , Turlough O’Connor; Jack McClain, Colm Kelliher; Colin O’Leary (0-2), Cian Foley (0-5, 0-2f), Adam O’ Sullivan (0-1); Oisin O’Leary, Mark O Shea (1-0), Micheal Sweeney.

Subs: Evan O’Sullivan, Brandon Griffin, Dara O’Shea, Cathal Brosnan, Gearoid Mulvihill, Kirill Healy, Daniel Horgan, Robbie Moynihan, Jack Fogarty (0-1), Padraic Moynihan (0-1), James Williams.  

Management: James Foley, Diarmuid O’Callaghan, Dave Kearney, Kevin O’Riordan and Michael O’Callaghan.

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Senior Club Notes 25.8.19

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County Minor Final: This Tuesday in Austin Stack Park at 6.30pm Best wishes to Paul O’Shea, Keith O’Leary, Philip O’Leary and Seanie O’Leary.

East Kerry Minor Final: Kilcummin play Glenflesk in the East Kerry League Division Two Final this Thursday in Kilcummin at 6.30pm.

U-21 County Championship Final: East Kerry v Feale Rangers is fixed for Austin Stack Park Thursday 5th Sept. Best wishes to our Kilcummin players Sean O’Leary, James Nagle, Keith O’Leary and Paul O’Shea and mentor Tim Ryan.

GAA Golf Society: President Eugene McSweeney’s prize was played on Saturday last in O’Mahony’s Point Killarney. Results: 1st– Donald McSweeney (15) 43pts, 2nd– Ian Millis (10) 40pts, 3rd– Kevin O’Riordan (11) 39pts, 4th– John Egan (21) 38pts, 5th– Breda Duggan (26) 37pts, Nearest Pin: Ger Gorman, Longest Drive: Kevin O’Riordan, Front Nine: DJ Fleming, Back Nine: Dermot O’Connor. Next Outing- Eoghan Moriarty’s Captain’s Prize Sept 15th in Beaufort.

All Ireland Final: Best Wishes to James Foley and Brendan Kealy as well as the entire Kerry team and mentors in Croke Park on this Sunday.

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Senior Club Notes 18.8.19

Posted by user-admin4 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 19-08-2019

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Sympathy: The club extends its condolences to the family of Donie O’Leary on their recent bereavement. Donie and his family have been over many years ingrained in the sporting and cultural life of the parish. May he rest in peace.

East Kerry GAA: Many of our players are involved with East Kerry divisional sides and we wish them and their mentors’ success as we await the date and venue for our Division 2 East Kerry Minor Final against Glenflesk.

Well Done: To our U-16 and U 14 teams and mentors who had fantastic success during the last week, followed up by Munster and All-Ireland wins for our representatives on Kerry South teams Dara O’Callaghan, Mark O’Shea, Cian Foley, Jack Fogarty, Padraig Moynihan and James Williams.

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Senior Club Notes 11.8.19

Posted by user-admin4 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 13-08-2019

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County Final:  Kilcummin U-16’s will play Ardfert in the county Div 2 final this Wednesday at 6.30pm in Austin Stack Park. Please come and support the lads.
All Ireland Final: Well done to the Kerry team and mentors and in particular James Foley on their win over Tyrone on Sunday last and we now eagerly await the big show down with the Dubs in three weeks. Any club member wishing to put his or her name into the draw for tickets should contact text Ciara on 0879133062 .
East Kerry: Best wishes to our Kilcummin players Sean O’Leary and James Nagle who will line out with East Kerry this Thursday evening against St Kierans in the County U-21 championship in Kilcummin. Also a steward for traffic control would be welcome.

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