Latest News 01/12/2019

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CHAMPIONSHIP

Week 42 winners in our Fundraisers ”Golden Goal” over the past week were; Kieran Kelly, Killelton, Ballylongford and Frankie Finucane Kelly, Rusheen, Ballylongford. who will each receive E40 to be given out each week to the winning number that corresponds with the first goal scored.

This is in conjunction with the on-going County and  All Ireland Club Championship in both Football and Hurling; (Televised games). Tickets are available and will be on sale each week for the duration of the Championship from Club members as well as at “Jack Jas” Bar and John Pius; “Homestead”

CLUB SOCIAL.

St. Marys,Asdee GAA Club are pleased to announce that they will be holding a Victory Social honouring the team and management following the winning of the McCarthys Insurance Brokers North Kerry senior football League Division 2 over Knocknagoshel which was without doubt the highlight of the year and  was celebrated in style by the victorious panel of players and supporters.

The victorious panel will be presented with their medals at this function which will be held in the Listowel Arms Hotel, Listowel on Friday January, 3rd and music will be provided once again by Heart and Soul. Information on tickets, will be announced in the coming weeks.

ALL IRELAND FINAL

All Ireland glory for North Kerry and the Kingdom as the Mike “Tricky” Enright trained Clanmaurice Ladies Camogie and Management team made history against all the odds to become the first  Munster Club side to win  an All Ireland Junior Club championship defeating pre match favourites  Raharney of Westmeath on Sunday last at Mc Donagh, Park, Nenagh County Tipperary after a replay.

This was without doubt a magnificent achievement for everybody involved and once again local St. Marys, Asdee G A A Coach Mike Enright who is successfully coaching teams for over 44 years around North Kerry waived his magic wand once again and this time to an All Irerland title. However shortly after the victory Mike announced that he was stepping down from his position. On there way home they had a stop at “Jack Jays” pub in Asdee where they got a huge reception before going on to Causeway. 

 A sizeable local support was present to cheer on the team who had plenty local  connections involved on the day with playing members Jackie Horgan; (Player of the Match) as her mother Ann Collins, formerly of Craughdarrig, Asdee is married to well known St. Senans and Kerry footballer Johnny Horgan who was also  part of the backroom team;  and also Olivia Dineen who is a sister of Cyril Dineen who was a star performer on the clubs North Kerry League Division 2 victory against Knocknagoshel.

It was certainly a day to remember for  both Jackie and Olivia who collected their second All Ireland title having already National honours and who were playing members of  the Kerry Camogie team who were crowned All Ireland Premier Junior champions last September when they defeated Limerick in the final at Croke Park earlier in the year.

SCOR

The North Kerry Finals of Scor Na nOg was held in the Community Centre, Asdee on Sunday evening last which saw Eamon O Connor in the Recitation discpline go through while Leona Sheehy in Solo Singing, (2nd) and the Instrumental Music Group of Hamish O Carroll, Leona Sheehy, Grace Heffernan and Emma Hefferan, (3rd . Ballydonoghues  Ciara Fitzgerald was the Solo Singing winner while the Finuge Music Group of Kieran Mackessy, Mikey Fealey, Caoimhe Laide, Adeen Cronin and Kyra O Sullivan were tops in Instrumental Music.

Well done to all  All the winners on the night who will now qualify for the County Finals which will take place in the Glenbeigh/Glencar Sports Hall on Sunday December 15th with the Quiz commencing at 12 noon and the remainder of the days programme going ahead at 1 30pm. Munster Scor Na nOg final will be in Ovens County Cork on Sunday January 5th. Both All Ireland Finals of Scor Na nOg and Scor Sinsear will this year be taking place in the I. N. E. C. Killarney at a later date.

PROMOTION.

Congratulations to our near neighbouring club Beale with the  year having ended on a high note for them as the club gained promotion from Division 5 of the Credit Union County Football League recently. Best of luck in Division 4 in 2020.

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Take note that all positions on the Executive of the North Kerry Football Board can be contested.  Nominations and Motions  must be submitted by this Monday 9th December by 5pm..as the 96th A.G.M of the Board will take place on Monday 13th January @ 8pm in Chirstys, Local club stalwart Eddie Anthony Walsh; allready an Officer of the North Kerry Football Board will once again be putting his name forward for the position of Board Developement Officer. 

FIXTURES

Bernard O Callaghan Memorial Senior Football Championship in Association with McMunns Bar and Restaurant, Ballybunion for the Eamon O Donoghue Memorial Cup.

Fixtures: 

Final

Sunday 15th December at 2pm Venue: O Rahilly Par, Ballylonghford. 

St. Senans  v   Brosna

Final Replay

In the event of a draw 

Sunday 22nd December at 2.30 pm E.T Venue: T.B.C

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