latest notes 26-10-12

Killarney Athletic A.F.C. Notes
Training Times for upcoming Season
€2 euro per training session for all age groups.
Under 13 at 7.00 to 8.15
Under 15 at 6.00 to 7.15
Senior at 7.30 to 9.00
Girls at 6.00 to 7.00
Under 14 at 7.00 to 8.30 
Under 12 at 6.00 to 7.30
Under 16 at 7.30 to 9.00
Academy at 5.00 to 6.30
Seniors at 7.30 to 9.00
Under 11 at 10.00 to 12.00
The Academy for under 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10’s Friday at 5.00pm in Killarney Athletic, Woodlawn.
Fixtures Saturday 27th October 2012
Under 14 Goodson cup
Killarney Athletic v Broadford 12.00 noon
Under 16 Barry cup
Killarney Athletic v Knockaney 2.00pm.
Under 12 Premier
Killorglin A v Killarney Athletic A 10.30am
Under 14 Division 2
Killarney Athletic B v Listowel B 10.30am
Senior B
Killarney Athletic 2 Castlemaine 1
Killarney Athletic 4 Inter Kenmare 3
For the 2nd week running we went in at half time at 2-0 down despite playing the better soccer but defensive errors cost us dearly. It quickly looked bad at 3-1 with Chris O’Meara making the score line somewhat respectable. A change of tactics from the Management turned things around with Dylan O’Sullivan scoring 2 fine goals to be followed with Chris O’Meara wrapping up the game with his 2nd goal. Lessons can be learned here but credit has to be given for fine performances from Brendan Cronin, Sam Tamir, Danny Healy, Ole Kreibig and Man of the Match to Caiman Mangan. Good all-round match to watch from the sidelines and kudos has to given to the Kenmare lads for their effort on the day.
Under 15 A
Killarney Athletic 4 Mastergeeha 1
The under15s had a great day last Saturday with both teams winning their local derbies. First up were the 1st Team who were away to Mastergeeha in the national Cup with and away trip to Kilmallock United awaiting the winners. Athletic started brightly but couldn’t break down the Geeha defence despite numerous attempts that is until a quick Shane O’Connor throw to Padraig O’Brien resulted in Padraig passing 3 players and beating the keeper with an unstoppable shot into the near post. In fact Shane O’Connor and Padraig O’Brien set up goal number 2 with the two of them combining to pull back to David Shaw who slipped the ball into the bottom corner of the net on the stroke of half time to let the blues go in 2 -0 up at half time. The majority of the possession played in the Geeha half. Geeha came out guns blazing in the second half but Joe Glinwood set up Padraig O’Brien on the counter to make it 3-0. Geeha then got one back to set up a close finish. Athletic were reduced to 10 men (2 bookables) to ensure a tight finish but Aaron Foley had other ideas and scored a great goal. In the dying moments, Geeha got a consolidation goal but Athletic march on to the next round.
Killarney Athletic B 2 Killarney Celtic B 1
The under 15 2nd team played local rivals Killarney Celtic at home. With both teams tight at the back, no team was willing to give an inch to let the score 0-0 at half time despite Athletic with a great chance hitting the crossbar. In the second half, Athletic’s fitness was evident and attacked more and won a penalty. Ciaran Kennedy stepped up to give Athletic the lead. Patryk Barthy then scored on the counter to let us 2-0 up. With time running out, Celtic got a penalty which was saved by keeper Rory O’Carroll only for Celtic to score the rebound. Too little, too late though and Athletic take all 3 points in the local derby. Best for Athletic were Donal O’Sullivan, Ciaran Kennedy and Rory O’Carroll
Under 13
Hard luck to the under 13s who went down to Aisling Annacotty in the National Cup.
Under 11
Killarney Athletic 1 Killorglin 1
Both teams could have won this game but a draw was deserved. Well done.
Non Playing Membership
Would you like to become a member of the club, for the cost of €20, you could become part of the blue army.
Congratulations: Well done to JP Mullins & Robin O’Day who passed their Youth Cert exams. Damien McCormack is awaiting his final exam.
Parents & Players please note that there will be a Quiz night on in the Killarney Oaks on Friday 16th November 2012. All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult. Lots of spot prizes on the night to be won. Tables of 4 Adults €40 & Juveniles €20. The support, especially from parents would be greatly appreciated. Everybody welcome to attend.
Club Merchandise:
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Killarney Athletic Website: Please check the website on or facebook for match reports, club information and contact details.
Contact: If you have anything to add to Killarney Athletic A.F.C. notes please contact Mary McCarrick on 087 7750773 or

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