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Great to trip to South Kerry, Sam comes to Listowel

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ASDEE G A A                                                                                                                                                     Asdee 1-9  Sneem/Derrynane 0-8.  Asdee travelled to South Kerry last Saturday evening to play combination side Sneem/Derrynane.  The away side got off to a great start after an 1st minute Eoin Kennedy pointed. They would continue to dominate the opening quarter and Eoin Tydings put them two up in the 5th minute with a fine effort.  Seconds later they were through on goal again for a move that eventually finished with Michael Breen slotting into the bottom corner to give the North Kerry side a cushion.

Darren Russell scored a fine point in the 7th minute before Michael Breen made the scores 1-04 to 0-01 sixty seconds later. Sneem/Derrynane eventually hit a purple patch  with former Kerry minor and U21  star Ian Galvin scoring points in the 11,12 and 14 minutes. The game was then interrupted by an injury to corner forward Paul O’ Carroll before eventually getting back underway. Further Sneem scores on the 21 and 31st  came before a late Michael Breen free which sent Asdee leading by two points at half-time 1-05 to 0-06.

The second half was a lower scoring, physical affair and it took ten minutes to get the half opening score, coming from a free from Michael Breen.  Ian Galvin quickly responded with a score before a great Eoin Tydings point on 16 minutes helped Asdee steady the ship. There was a lot of scrappy play in the second half with both sides missing chances.  Sneem/ Derrynanes Mike White was sent off for a straight red for a striking offence with four minutes to go before Asdee closed the game out with a free from Michael Breen before Michael Tydings scored the winning point in the 32nd minute.

Ballydonoghue 3-15 Duagh 2-5. Ballydonoghue who are level on points  with their South Kerry rivals Renard going in to the final round of games so it’s the winner takes all for promotion .This game was played in Duagh but it was a much sharper Ballydonoghue side inspired by a superb performance from Martin O Mahony at midfield and Kieran Lynch at wing forward who inspired their side to victory

Team and Scorers: Conor Coughlan, Eoin O’ Carroll, Martin Collins, Brian Coughlan, Kieran Kelly, Sean Keane, Michael Tydings(0-01),  John Doran, Padraig Ruddle, Michael Breen(1-04), Darren Russell(0-01), Darragh Keane, Eoin Tydings(0-02), Eoin Kennedy(0-01), Paul O’ Carroll: Subs: Charlie Dalton for Paul O’ Carroll, David O’ Connor for Sean Keane, Denny Dalton for Charlie Dalton(blood), Cathal Fogarty, Barry O’ Donoghue, Padraig Buckley

Sneem/Derrynane:  Anthony Casey, Brendan Teahan, Mike O’ Neill, Ray White, Kevin Sullivan,David Mcgillicuddy,Donal Galvin,Adrian Sullivan(0-01),Ian Galvin(0-07), Shane Mcgillicuddy, Kieron Boland, David Breen, Morgan Donaghue, Mike White, Tommy Sullivan                      

Home Coming of the Sam Maguire and Tom Markham Cups
The home coming for our Kerry teams for North of the county will take place in Listowel on this Friday 3rd October and we would encourage all supporters to come early there will be entertainment provided for the build up, wear your colours and bring your flags. Lets welcome back our local hero’s manager Eamon Fitzmaurice from Finuge, Anthony Maher from Duagh, Shane Enright from Tarbert and on the Minor team Selector Eamon Whelan, St Senans, Players Eoin O Connell St Senans, Jason Foley and Brian O Seanachain, Ballydonoghue. Supporters are advised to start coming from 7.30pm onwards.

SHANNON RANGERS. All roads will lead to the Austin Stack Park on Saturday evening next where we will have a double header in the Garveys Super Value County Senior Football Championship. Up first at 4pm we will have the clash of Shannon Rangers v South Kerry that will feature players from the local St. Marys Asdee Club. This will be followed at 5 30 by Dingle v Legion.This has been a very successful season for the Shannon Rangers Club with plenty success at all the various competitions and great credit is due to the magnificent backroom staff led by Chairman Conor Heaphy and Team Trainer Liam Weir both Ballylongford and we are sure that there will plenty local support to cheer the famous Blue and White of Rangers to further glory.

PHOTOGRAPHS  The Asdee Committee would like to sincerely thank local photographer Marie Rohan for being  present  at the event. If any participants or anyone else would like to buy any photos of the day they can send a message to the Asdee Road Race 2014 facebook page. They can also contact the Asdee GAA website

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