COUNTY LEAGUE. Asdee 3-15 Laune Rangers “B” 1-7. After a disappointing defeat against Ballydonoghue in the North Kerry Division 2 final the Asdee seniors got back to winning ways against Laune Rangers “B” on Saturday evening last. Asdee were firing on all cylinders as they gave a heavy beating to the Mid-Kerry side in a game played in perfect condition s at J P O’ Sullivan Park, Killorglin. Eoin Kennedy opened the scoring with a point after 2 minutes. Owen Tydings added another on the 4th minute before Michael Been fisted the ball into the Laune Rangers net for the opening goal on 6 minutes. He then added another point on the 10th minute before the home side opened their account with a fine effort on the 13th minute.
Eoin Kennedy pointed a free on the 17th minute before Laune Rangegrabbed a goal after a superb move up the field on the 22nd minute. This closed the gap to1-04 to 1-01 in favour of the visitors. However, Asdee were very focused on the evening and immediately increased their lead through a point from Charlie Dalton and an Eoin Kennedy goal on the 24th minute. Darren Russell, Mike Breen and Eoin Kennedy all added great scores in the period that followed before Killlorglin closed out the scoring with a point in the 30th minute.
The half-time score saw Asdee lead 2-08 to 1-02 and there was never any doubt in the matter from then on. Laune Rangers opened the 2nd half scoring in the 2 minute before Paul Carroll and Darren Russell added to Asdee lead with two points. The home side scored a point in the 5th minute before Asdee hit a purple patch with an Owen Tydings goal on the 8th minute followed by points from Eoin Kennedy and Owen Tydings in between a Laune Rangers point.
The home side added two further points before Michael Breen, John Doran and Eoin Kennedy hit the target in the 14th,15th and 16th minutes. Asdee Team & Scorers : Conor Coughlan, Brain Coughlan, Sean Keane, Con Carmody, Kieran Kelly, Noel Long, Michael Tydings, John Doran 0-01, Padraig Ruddle, Michael Breen 1-03, Darren Russell 0-02, Dara Keane, Charlie Dalton 0-01, Eoin Kennedy 1-05, Owen Tydings 1-02: Subs : Paul Carroll (0-01) for Brain Coughlan, Denis Dalton for Con Carmody, Barry O’ Donoghue for Kieran Kelly, David O’ Connor for Noel Long
SHANNON RANGERS. The draw for the Garveys Super Value Senior Football Championship quarter final has seen Shannon Rangers paired with South Kerry. In the Acorn Life Under 21 County Championship semi final; Shannon Rangers take on St. Kierans at Austin Stack Park, Tralee on this Wednesday at 7pm. (Extra time if required). Shannon Rangers will by now know their opponents in the Keanes Supervalue Minor County Championship quarter final as the draw for this competition was to be drawn on Monday last.