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COUNTY LEAGUE. Asdee  0-12    Kilgarvan  1-17.

Kilgarvan made the long trip to Walsh Parkon Saturday evening last a winning one where they proved too much to handle for the home side. The Kenmare District were full value for their victory as especially in the second half they ran the home side raggad; putting together some brilliant movement on the ball along with kicking excellent points and only for the brilliance of the Asdee custodian, Conor Coughlan the margin of victory could very well have been much bigger.

On the other hand after a well contested opening half Asdee were  off target with their shooting and certainly their discpline left a lot to be desired giving away handy frees which the Kilgarvan attack duly oblidged. The opening half saw both teams really up for it and in an action packed first 30 minutes when the sides were level on no fewer than 5 times it was end to end. John Doran and Mike Breen had Asdee ahead 2 points without reply by the 4th minute and Flor O Donoghue Kilgarvan keeper came to his sides rescue with a fine save.

John Mark Foley who dictated play throughout at midfield got his sides opening score and along with Patrick O Shea who finished the game with 1-5 levelled up the tie for the first time after 12 minutes. It was nip and tuck from here in and points were exchanged by Eoin Kennedy, Eoin Tydings, Mike Breen and John Doran for Asdee while John Mark Foley, Shane O Sullivan, Gearoid Fennessy, Kieran O Sullivan and Patrick O Shea for the visitors and at the break the sides were locked together at 8 points apiece.

However who ever thought we were in for more of the same in the second half were well and truly off the mark as the visitors just ran riot and with the very first attack inside the opening minute it was Patrick O Shea who found the net. In fairness to the home side they tried hard to stay in the game but a much slicker Kilgarvan side who had the legs on their opponents for the duration of this half kicked some excellent scores with; Patrick O Shea, Sean Godfrey, John Mark Foley and Ritchard O Sullivan and Eoin Tydings, John Doran and Matthey O Hanlon replying for Asdee.

This was an excellent display that is all good in football skills from a youthful Kilgarvan side who had many stars on their side; John Mark Foley ruled midfield, Patrick O Shea, Gearoid Fennessy and Sean Godfrey in attack while in a well drilled defence Tommy Healy, Shane O Sullivan and Flor O Sullivan. For Asdee; Conor Coughlan, Eoin Kennedy, Eoin Tydings, Kieran Kelly and Con Carmody did well on this occasion.

Teams; Asdee; Conor Coughlan, Con Carmody, Eoin O Carroll, Brian Coughlan, Sean Keane, Martin Collins, Jack Keane, Eoin Tydings, 3pts, Kieran Kelly, Mike Breen, 2pts, Eoin Kennedy, 3pts, Michael Walsh, Michael Tydings, 1pt, John Doran, 3pts, Dinny Dalton. Subs, Kieth McNamara for Michael Walsh, inj, Matthey O Hanlon, 1pt for Dinny Dalton. Kilgarvan; Flor O Donoghue, Tommy Healy, Gearoid Kelliher, Flor O Sullivan, Sean Casey, Shane O Sullivan, 1pt, Michael O Sullivan Downes, John Mark Foley, 3pts, Ritchard O Sullivan, 1pt, Padraig Dillon, Sean Godfrey, 3pts, Jack O Brien, Patrick O Shea, 1-5, Kieran O Sullivan, 1pt, Gearoid Fennessy, 3pts. Referee, Mike Hennessy, Ballyduff.

GOLDEN GOAL Due to the demand for tickets for the Kerry v Cork Munster Senior Football Championship Final the Club had a double round of Golden Goal tickets on sale. Week 24  winners of the Golden were;,Eimear and Orla O Hanlon, London and Joan O Carroll, Kilcolman, Asdee which is in conjunction with upcoming Fixtures in both National Football and Hurling League and Championship. (Televised games)

Tickets are available and will be on sale each week for the duration of the National League and Championship from Club members and at the usual outlets; “Jack Jays” Bar, Post Office and John Pius at E2 each with E40 to be given out each week to the winning number which corresponds with the first goal scored.

MINOR CHAMPIONSHIP. Asdee/Bally  4-9  Ballyduff/Duagh  3-9. Asdee/Bally got their North Kerry Minor League Division 2 “B” off to the perfect start defeating Ballyduff/Duagh at Ballyduffon Thursday evening last. Very little seperated two evenly matched sides throughout the contest. Level at the break at 2-6 each it was more of the same during the final 30 minutes. Conor Keane was on target for two of his sides goals while Jack Keane and Sean Hanrahan got a goal each. Conor Carmody along with Conor Keane and.Stephen Lynch kicked over  points while Ciarain Griffin had an excellent game in goals.

FIXTURE. Credit Union County Football League, Division  5.  Away to Knocknagoshel on this Saturday 15th, July,7 30pm, Round 8.  Remaining County League games; home to  Churchill and Cordal; away to  Tuosist and Valentia.  McCarthys Insurance Brokers Senior Football League, Division 2; three way play-0ff. Asdee received a bye while Knocknagoshel were due to play Ballyduff on Thursday June 29th last but this game did not go ahead and has now been pencilled in for Thursday July 13th at 7 30pm with extra time to be played if required. Asdee will now play the winner and who will then go on to take on Duagh in the Semi Final. Moyvane are already in the final.. All venues and dates to be confirmed by the CCC of the North Kerry Football Board.. Minor North Kerry League Division 2 “B” . 7 30pm.

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