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COUNTY LEAGUE. Asdee1-4   Ballylongford  2-15. (This game doubled up
with both County League, Division 5 and North Kerry League, Division
2).The scoreline tells its own story from this local derby played at O
Rahilly Park, Ballylongford on Friday evening last where the men in
blue and white just toyed with the opposition for the bigger part of
the game and would have been significantly worse but for the excellent
defending of Eoin O Carroll and to a lesser extent Martin Collins.
Bally were far more hungry and were really up for it, there defence
after a few dodgy moments in the opening half were solid with Eamon
McElligott, Joe McCarthy and Stephen Foley on top of their game. John
Neville and Tadgh McEllistrim ruled midfield  while in a fast moving
attack that combined well;  Ciaran O Connor, (10pts) and Eddie Mangan,
(1-5) excelled. In fairness Asdee just seemed to be stuck to the
ground but may i add this is not taking away from Ballys victory,
James Kelly made a tremendous save near the end and handled well and
couldn’t be faulted for the goals, Darragh Keane faded out during the
second half while only Paul O Carroll and Eoin Kennedy made any
inroads in attack that was dominated by the Bally rearguard with some
ease.

The game was only a minute old when Ciaran O Connor struck for
the first of his 10py tally from a close in free followed by another
2mts later from Eddie Mangan. Darragh Keane split the uprights for
Asdee with a free. Points were exchanged by Sean Keane and Eddie
Mangan before Eoin Kennedy struck for a goal in the 13th minute. At
this stage the game was closely contested and Eoin Kennedys goal saw
Asdee up a gear and lead for the only time in the game.

However it wasshort lived as the home side who settled once again and 5pts without reply had them 0-8 to 1-2 as we hit the 24th minute. Darragh Keane had
the final score of the half leaving it 0-8 to 1-3 in the home teams
favour at the interval. The expectations of a better second  half from
Asdee on resumption was quickly dashed when Ciaran O Connor kicked
3-in-a-row to stretch it to 11pts to 1-3. Then in the 11th minute Mike
Breen kicked a nice point for the visitors and in fact this was his
sides only second half score as Bally just simply pulled away as the
pleased with Eddie Mangan and Ciaran O Connor as they did in the first
half winning and  converting easy possession; with Eddie Mangan and
Colm Heaphy finding the net in the 24th and 30th minute and midfielder
John Neville popping over a point. This was a very youthful Bally side
with many of their players just out of minor and if they can be kept
together can get the club back on the road to glory once again. For
Asdee its back to the drawing board and can bounce back once the dust
settles after this one.

Teams and scorers; Asdee; James Kelly, Eoin O
Carroll, Martin Collins, Brian Coughlan, Kieran Kelly, Sean Keane,
1pt,  Dinny Dalton, John Doran, Darragh Keane, 2pts, Mike Breen, 1pt,
Eoin Kennedy, 1gl, Paul O Carroll, Cyril Dineen, Eoin Tydings, Matthew
O Hanlon. Subs; Thomas Mulvihill for Cyril Dineen, Conor Coughlan for
John Doran,inj. Ballylongford; Paudie Moroney, Eamon McElligott,
Stephen Foley, Stephen Mulvihill, Thomas Doherty, Joe McCarthy, Darren
Murphy, Tadhg McEllistrim, John Neville, 1pt, Matt O Connor, Niall
Heaphy, Jack Mulvihill, Paudie O Neill, Eddie Mangan, 1-4, Ciaran O
Connor, 0-10. Subs; Colm Heaphy, 1gl for Paudie O Neill, Kieran
Connolly for Jack Mulvihill, William Keane for Stephen Mulvihill, Liam
McCarthy for Darren Murphy. Referee, Mike Hennessy, Ballyduff.

DIVISION 2. Asdee were due to play Knocknagoshel on  Wednesday last
June 29th at Walsh Park, Asdee in the McCarthys Insurance Brokers
North Kerry Senior league, Division 2 but by agreement between both
clubs the game will now take place at the same venue on Wednesday July
14th at 7 30pm

Minor Leagues 2016

Division 2

Groupings: Ballylongford/Asdee, Moyvane/Tarbert, Knocknagoshel/Brosna,
Dugh/Ballyduff and Castleisland Desmonds

Format: 15/13 aside competition if the opposing team can only have 17
players it is 13 aside game, if the opposing team has 18+  players it
will be a 15 a side game.  Top two teams play in the final. If teams
are tied on points then the original game result will stand. In Round
1, a very much understrength Asdee/Bally were defeated by
Tarbert/Moyvane. Next up a home game against Knock/Brosna.

GOLDEN GOAL. Week 22 winner of the Golden Goal  was Ava and Liam O
Hanlon, Asdee East,which is in conjunction with upcoming Fixtures in
National Football and Hurling Championship. (Televised games) Tickets
are on sale from club members at E2 each with E40 to be given out each
week to the winning number which corresponds with the first goal
scored. Tickets priced at E2 can be obtained from club members and
local outlets. Maria and John Walsh of “Homestead”, Local Post Office
and “Jack Jays”.Bar.

SHANNON RANGERS. Shannon Rangers  4-18  Mid Kerry  2-20. (AET).
Powered by players from the local Asdee/Bally combination side Shannon
Rangers travelled to Beaufort on Thursday evening last; to take on
last years County Champions; Mid Kerry in a preliminary round of the
Acorn Life  County Under 21Championship and and after a tremendous
game of football that went to extra time it was the North Kerry men
who came out on top. It was end to end play and with very little
between two well prepaired sides the game was in doubt up to sound of
the final whistle in extra time. Half time score; Shannon Rangers 2-6
Mid Kerry 1-6, Jack Foley and Jack Goulding getting the goals. Full
time it was Shannon Rangers 3-12 Mid Kerry 2-15, Jack Foley notching
his second goal of the game. In extra time it was still anybodys game
but then with 3mts left for play and Mid Kerry up by 1pt came a goal
worthy of any occasion; started in defence by Neilus Mulvihill on to
Jack Gogarty who transferred to substitute Kieran O Connell who found
Andrew Doherty and the Tarbert man rifled the ball to the net in some
style. Rangers added further points to clinch a superb victory. It was
a panel victory with everybody contributing to the win. Team; Darragh
O Shea, Ballydonoghue, Cathal Kearney, Ballyduff, Neilus Mulvihill,
Beale, Sean Keane, Asdee/Bally, Kieran Kelly, Asdee/Bally, Jack
Gogarty, Balldonoghue, Sean Carrig, Tarbert, Darragh Keane,
Asdee/Bally, Brian O Seanachain, Ballydonoghue, Jack Goulding,
Ballyduff,  1-1, Andrew Doherty, Tarbert, 1-3, Jack Foley,
Ballydonoghue,2-3, Padraig Lyons, Ballydonoghue, 2pts, Ciaran O
Connor, Asdee/Bally.8pts Subs, Kieran O Connell, Ballydonoghue, Jamie
Diggin, Tarbert, Stephen Foley,1pt. Ballydonoghue, Rory Mulvihill,
Beale. Next up will be a home venue against St. Kierans.

FIXTURES. Keanes Supervalue County Minor football championship, Round
1, Wednesday July 6th, 7pm; East Kerry v Shannon Rangers in Rathmore.
(Extra time)

North Kerry Minor League, Division 2, Monday 18th July, @ 7.30pm. At O
Rahilly Park, Ballylongford. Ballylongford/Asdee v
Knocknagoshel/Brosna.

McCarthys Insurance Brokers North Kerry Senior league, Division 2;
Asdee v Knocknagoshel, Walsh Park, Asdee, 7 30pm. Wednesday July 14th.

WEBSITES. Asdee G A A website is now up and running once again  so for
all our activities and match reports; just log on to www.asdeegaa.com.

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