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Killarney Athletic A.F.C. Notes


Kerry Schoolboys/Girls League

Saturday 29th November 2014

Moriarty’s Centra Under 11

Group 3

Killarney Athletic v Inter Kenmare 10.30am

JK Sports Under 12 Girls Premier

Killarney Athletic v Listowel 2.00pm

Daly’s Supervalu Under 13 Division 1

Inter Kenmare v Killarney Athletic 11.45am

Killarney Plaza Under 15 Division 1

Killarney Athletic v Castleisland 11.30am



Killarney Athletic A 5 Killorglin 2
A great away win for our A team today in another high scoring contest. We actually fell behind to an early goal but quickly regained parity through a Jamie Doolan penalty. Mike Milner put us 2 – 1 up and Ryan O’Carroll had us 3 – 1 up at the break. We continued to play great stuff in the 2nd half and 2 more goals from Jamie Doolan & Ryan O’Carroll helped us to an emphatic performance. Killorglin had the last say when they got a consolation from the penalty spot. Best for the Blues were Jamie Doolan, Gavin O’Shea, and Brian O’Donoghue.

Killarney Athletic B 3 Skelliga 0

Athletic made the long trip to Caherciveen today and came away with vital 3 points to clock up another away win. Playing in the 3rd choice strip, Athletic had a very strong panel with 17 players available on the day. With a new formation devised, Athletic were under the cosh for the first 20 minutes but a cross shot by Caiman Mangan from the left wing deceived the keeper and ended up in the net to give Athletic the lead. With a solid defence by Athletic, Skelliga tried but failed to break down the defence to leave half time score the minimum. Into the second half and Athletic were now well on top and great passing play led to Mark Griffin getting Athletic’s second. Athletic were controlling everything and got a third through Caiman’s second. Athletic will rue missed chances with Caiman hitting the post and Maison hitting the crossbar and only for the Skelliga keeper, this could have been easily over sooner against a Skelliga side missing a few regulars. Great team performance with Mark Griffin, Caiman Mangan and David Sheerin standing out.

Under 17

Killarney Athletic 1 Castlegregory 3

A game that Athletic dominated yet silly defensive mistakes cost us. Murt O’Shea with the goal for Athletic. On the plus side, formation and passing vastly improved and despite Castlegregory’s much physically stronger Athletic played and passed the ball around. With a depleted squad on show, all players tried their hardest. With a full squad, this team have what it takes but other commitments by players making things harder for us. Best for Athletic Dion Marcos, Jack O’Connor and Adam Dennehy.

Under 14

Killorglin 4 Killarney Athletic 0

Probably an unbalanced score of game against a physically stronger side which we found hard to match. Athletic started the game well & dominated for the first 20 minutes with Harry Potts having a goal incorrectly disallowed for hand ball! When Killorglin then scored our heads dropped & went into the break 3 – 0 down. A far better attitude in 2nd half proved a very even game but damage done towards end of 1st half. Best for Athletic were Eamon Long, Calum Neher & Ian Prendergast. Training Wednesday night in Fossa.

Under 12 League

Athletic travelled to Killorglin on Saturday last to take on the locals. Fielding a very young team Athletic lost the game but played very well in the second half in which they scored two great goals one from Darragh Looney and one from Rossa Bellew. This team is improving and will surely have better times ahead.

Parents & Players please note that there will be a Quiz night on in the Killarney Oaks tonight. All under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult. Lots of spot prizes to be won. Tables of 4 Adults €40 & Juveniles €20. The support, especially from parents would be greatly appreciated. Everybody welcome to attend.

300 Member Club Draw
Killarney Athletic A.F.C. are delighted to announce their 300 member club draw will be starting up again in December. For €10.00 per month you could be in with a chance to win prize money each month. The money raised will be used to further develop the facilities at Killarney Athletic A.F.C.’s grounds. Please contact Lorraine Fleming on 087 9646484 for entry forms or any club officer.


The meeting to discuss how best to celebrate our 50th year in soccer in the club was hugely successful. The club would ask anybody who is interested in helping out in any way or have any ideas for the 50th celebrations to contact Don O’Donoghue on 086 1234610 please. We also ask if anybody has any old club photographs or memorabilia to please contact Mary McCarrick on or any club officer.

Condolences: The club wishes to extend its sympathy to The Ryan and Brady family on the sad passing of Paddy Ryan R.I.P.

Merchandise: Killarney Athletic merchandise can now be ordered from Martin on 087-9261196.
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


This entry was posted on Thursday, November 27th, 2014 at 1:40 pm and is filed under Club Notes.


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