Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Desmonds centre-back, Maurice Hickey driving up-field and being chased by St. Pat’s corner-forward, Andy Byrne during their Credit Union County Senior Football League Division 2 Round 1 game in Castleisland. ©Photograph: John Reidy 23-3-2014

Desmonds Seniors Maintain Clean League Record

Desmonds men’s senior football team maintained its 100% record in the county league after defeating Listowel by 0-14 to 1-8.

By: Pat Hartnett

Desmonds lead by 0-11 to 0-2 at the break with 0-6 from Thomas Hickey and points from Graham O’Connor, Luka Brosnan. Kieran Brennan, Danny Hickey and Tomas Lynch.

They were under sustained pressure in the second half but further points from Brosnan, Brennan and Sean Lynch secured the points.

Wins for Austin Stacks, Kilcummin, Kenmare and Na Gaeil who drew with Ballymac leaves the promotion race very open.

We play Na Gaeil in the next round in Castleisland next Sunday at 2pm.

Best wishes to Maurice Hickey 

Best wishes to Maurice Hickey as he heads to Toronto.

Maurice has been an exceptional player for the club and the senior team.

A player who lead by example. His smile and positive attitude is an inspiration to all who know him.

Maurice played at all levels for the club and also for St. Kieran’s. He never missed training and no matter where he was working around the country he never missed a home game for club or district. So best of luck Maurice lets hope it won’t be too long until you wear the blue and white again.

Kerry V Cork in Munster Final

Kerry seniors play Cork in the Munster final in Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Saturday, June 23rd at 7pm.

The minors play Clare in the curtain raiser at 4.30pm. Tickets can be purchased from Garvey’s SuperValu; Centra or from the county board. Full details will be available soon.

Kerry’s U-20s play Limerick on Friday, June 15th in Newcastle West at 7.30pm.

Lotto at The Fountain Bar

The last lotto draw was held in the Fountain bar last Saturday.  The winning numbers drawn were 6,8,26 and 29.  There was no winner of the jackpot of €4,600.

Lucky dip prizes:  €30 to Sheila O’Connell, Laccabawn and €20 each to: Kathleen Reidy, Camp; Con and Sinead Murphy, Castleisland; Anto Curran, Farranfore and James O’Connell Jnr, Castleisland.


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