North Kerry League: Ballyduff 1-6 Knocknagoshel 4-14
At a windswept Ballyduff, Knocknagoshel seniors got their second victory in the North Kerry league over a Ballyduff side missing several of their regular team.
Knocknagoshel had the good fortune of playing with the gale at their backs in the first half and were able to take a comfortable lead by half time.
Goals came from John Walsh, Shane O’Connell and Niall Barrett but it was the point taking of Edmond Walsh that was noteworthy in the first period.
Ballyduff had numerous attacks in that first half but found it difficult to score against the strong wind. When the ball spilled in the Knocknagoshel square John Hussey was first to react and rifled a shot to the top corner.
A Darragh Goulding free was the only other score of the half for Ballyduff.
After half time Ballyduff moved their dangerman Darragh Goulding closer to the opposition goals but they were unable to get enough of a supply to him as Knocknagoshel held sway at midfield. Indeed it was Knocknagoshel midfielder Shane O’Connell who started and finished a team move to score his side’s fourth goal and with points coming from David O’Donoghue, Niall Barrett and Edmond Walsh the result was never in doubt.
Knocknagoshel will play Asdee in the North Kerry League on Sunday 24th February at 12 noon in Knocknagoshel. Knocknagoshel have been drawn against Kilgarvan in a preliminary round of the Junior Championship.
Match details to be confirmed.
County Minor League
Knocknagoshel/Brosna/Duagh played An Ghaeltacht in Division 2 of the Minor County League at Knocknagoshel on Saturday afternoon.
The visitors punished a wasteful home side in the first half and led at half time 0-4 to 4-4. Josh Ó Cinneide, Cathal Ó Beaglaoich (2) and Patrick Kearney getting the goals.
Cillian Buckley netted for the home side at the start of the second half but An Ghaeltacht were quick to respond with Ó Beaglaoich, who finished with a total of 3-7, once again finishing to the net.
The district side added to their tally with points from Conor Lane, John Bell and Cillian Buckley to leave the final score Knocknagoshel/Brosna/Duagh 1-9 An Ghaeltacht 5-9.
Knocknagoshel/Brosna/Duagh minor team travel to West Kerry to play Dingle in the next round on Saturday 2nd March.
Club membership is now due.
Membership rates for 2019 are: General membership €30, senior players €50, minor players €20. Membership can be paid to any club officer or on line at www.knocknagoshel.gaa.ie
Lotto Jackpot €8,200
The next draw will be for a jackpot of €8,200 and will be held in Moynihans Bar on Saturday 9th March.
Tickets are available from Kierans XL, Twohig’s SuperValu, Abbeyfeale, the local bars and usual sellers. Our club lotto can also be played online by following the link on www.knocknagoshel.gaa.ie
Knocknagoshel Clothes Collection
Knocknagoshel GAA Club is holding an ongoing clothes collection to help raise funds for the club.
Bags can be left into the white lorry container near the log cabin at the Football Field. All types of clothes are accepted as well as shoes, handbags, curtains & towels. Please note that duvets are not accepted.
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