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KERRY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

November 8, 2018

KERRY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

We play Mid Kerry this Sunday 16th November 2008 at 3.00pm in Fitzgerald in the 2008 Kerry Senior County Championship final, looking to bring the Bishop Moynihan Cup home for the first time since 2002.

The opposition Mid kerry have been one of the most formidable opponents in the championship for the last few years, and very unlucky not to have one a county title.

The Mid Kerry outfit come into this game after beating a fancied Dr Crokes team and Laune Rangers on the way to the Final.

Only a top class performance by our boys next Sunday will bring the cup home.

Jack and his team Alan, Paul, Mikey and Seanie have the work put into this team, so we wish them all the best next Sunday, so lets get along to Killarney and support this team, who have already made us proud this year with the manner of their victory over South Kerry, but next Sunday all is on the line.


• BUS TO COUNTY FINAL – Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney 16th Nov 2008

Bus to Mid Kerry game leaves club 1.00pm assemble by 12.45 this Sunday. Adults and juveniles €5. Bookings to club bar, where book is available to reserve your place, payment to be made when booking ask at bar. Book early to secure your place, limited availability.

Juvenile Chairman Billy Thompson is asking all juvenile members and their parents & familiers to turn out on Sunday to support our senior team'.

So lets all get out and support our team next Sunday to bring the Bishop Moynihan Cup back to strand road. All our support are intending to gather in sections C & D of the stand in Killarney.


• CLUB WEBSITE

The new club web site is now online at www.korgaa.ie log on to get all latest info on your club and up to date info on county championship final.

Special thanks to Davie Keane for all his help in the build up to the championship final with notifications and the web site and also to John Higgins, James Hayes and Philip Conway for erecting the flags on Strand Road.


• CLUB MERCHANDISE

The club has now got its full list of merchandise available; you can book at the club bar any items you require, brochure available at bar, or contact Paul Hayes on 086-3888540.

The items would make great Christmas gifts or even get your colors’ now to support our senior team in their quest to win the senior championship.


• MUNSTER QUARTER-FINAL

Munster Championship versus Nemo Rangers

Kerins O Rahillys 0-12 Nemo 2-12

Last Sunday we travelled to take on Nemo Rangers in Pairc Uí Chaoimh in the quarter final of the Munster Championship.

On a day more suited for rain gear than football gear we took the field against this fancied Nemo team who were after winning their fourth Cork county title in a row and sporting many of Corks football stars past and present and even future.

Our team took to the field with a very positive attitude even thought we did have the county final looming next Sunday.

The opening minutes saw Nemo launch attack after attack and during one of these, a long probing ball flew into our square and was fisted to the net by the Nemo corner forward.

After this initial set back we settled down and battled hard against Nemo eventually clawing our way back on level terms.

All this hard work was undone by Nemo in the 19th minute when some good approach play released the Nemo forward line to punish us with another well taken goal. The O'Rahillys heads never dropped and at half time the lead was 4 points in favour of Nemo.

The second half saw Kerins O Rahilly’s stage a comeback, the side were only separated by a point when some decisions did not go our way and the Nemo boys opened up a lead we would never close.

The result was disappointing to the lads and the injury to Barry John Walsh put a higher price on the loss with the county final next Sunday, but this is a young team and the venture into Munster against the might of Nemo will stand to these guys in the future.


Thanks to all the supporters who travelled to Cork last Sunday, much appreciated by the team and management.


• INDOOR TRAINING:

We had a great turnout at our first session last Thursday.With county final fever in the air it should be even better this Thursday!

The following time-table applies:

6p.m.-7 and 8 year olds.

7p.m.-9 year olds.

8p.m.-10 year olds.

All sessions take place in the Green Secondary School Hall which is accessed via Castlecountess.

Here, there is more than ample parking for all cars.Sessions begin and end on the hour.

Please collect on the appointed time.


• LADIES FOOTBALL NEWS

Quiz Night & Teenage Disco

The Ladies club quiz and disco was a huge success last Friday night and all who attended really enjoyed themselves , thanks to table sponsors on the night Abrakebabra and Celsius.


Another disco will be held during the build up to xmas, keep an eye on notes for news.


Well done to Shauna Hanafin who represented our club on the Kerry U-12 team who competed and won the All-Ireland blitz held in Clare recently.


U-15 Girls

Town league final replay down for next sat 15th nov in Pat Healy Park, time to be advised.

The county U-15 final versus Dr Crokes takes place on sat the 22nd , time and venue to be advised.


• CONVENTION/AGM

Closing date for Nominations and motions for the Kerins O'Rahilly’s convention is midnight 15th Nov 2009, all nominations to club secretary Martina Griffin.

Convention is on 30th November 2008 11.00am.

 

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