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Club Notes 18th February 2024

February 18, 2024 759 Views

The Club would like to place on record its gratitude to Peter Keane and Chris Flannery, who have stepped down from their roles as Senior Team Manager and Strength and Conditioning Trainer. The professionalism both Peter and Chris brought to their roles was unparalleled, and we thank them for the time and effort they put into the club. Having set a high standard, the Club is conscious of maintaining continuity, and with that in mind, Gary McGrath has stepped up from his coaching role last year to the managers seat where he will be joined by selectors Liam O Toole and Enda Walshe. Damien O Sullivan is the new S and C Coach with the backroom completed by Chris Davies, Gerard O Keeffe, and Paudie Lynch. KJ Griffin will look after the stats and analysis
Donal O Donoghue has moved away from the job of Senior B Team manager, a role he fulfilled for nine years. A man who spends incalculable hours in the club we thank him for his outstanding service . Not being lost to the club , he has already come on board with the Boys U13 team. We also thank Conor McNiece for the time he put into the team.Mark O Leary has been ratified as Senior B manager, where he will be joined by Michael B O'Donoghue and Mike Piggott, who remain on board. Further additions to the management team will be added in the near future.

The Under 17 boys kicked off their Division 1 County league campaign with a win against An Gaeltacht in Gallarus last Saturday afternoon. It was a fantastic open high scoring game, and it needed a top class performance to overcome a very good Gaeltacht team. The next game is versus Austin Stacks this weekend and a special thanks to all the supporters who travelled back to Gallarus for the game.
Final.score Killarney Legion 6-10 An Ghaeltacht 2-13.
Earlier in the week he first competitive juvenile game of 2024 took place as our Under 17-second team beat Austin Stacks in a high scoring encounter in Tralee. Final score Killarney Legion 7.9 Austin Stacks 3-10.

Gneeveguilla were the visitors to Direen in Round 3 of the East Kerry Superleague on a sunny spring afternoon.Conor Keane struck for an early goal and with Shaun Keane and Will Shine prominent the half time score read1-8 to 0-3 in the home sides favour. Further goals from substitutes Sam Benson and Peter McCarthy put the seal on a 3-13 to 0-8 win.
Team Brian Kelly, Podge O'Connor, Darragh O Doherty, Peter O Sullivan, Rob Leen, Jonathan Lyne, Denis Sheahan, Darragh Lyne, Eoghan O Sullivan, Finbarr Murphy, Will Shine, Micheal Devlin, David O Sullivan, Shaun Keane, Conor Keane...Subs.. Danny Sheahan, Ryan O Grady, Peter Mc Carthy, Cathal Sheahan, Sam Benson, Callum O Donoghue, Gavin Moriarty, Conor Gammell.

The draw for the prestigious Kerry Petroleum Intermediate Club Championship took place during the last week and it pitted us into an interesting group with two other East Kerry clubs. Glenflesk will provide the opposition in Round 1, with the game taking place in a neutral venue. Gneeveguilla will face St Marys in the other group game. The Championship kicks off after Kerry finish their All Ireland football championship campaign.

Congratulations to Ryan O Grady and MTU Kerry on their Trench Cup win during the week. After a difficult day on Wednesday sourcing a playable pitch the final eventually got played in Ballyduff.

The big night for our ever active Mothers and Others group is coming close. They are organising a table quiz in the International Hotel this Friday February 23rd. This is a fundraiser for their upcoming trip to Brittany in April and the whole club is asked to row in between the project. Throw in for the quiz is 8 bells.

Results Monday February 12th
Numbers were 1,7,10,23 Bonus No 17
No Jackpot Winner
Match 3s / Lucky Dips
1. John Kerrisk online
2. Kieran O Shea online
3. Joan Doran Allmans Terrace
4. Con Costello Portarlington
5. Owen Casey College St