Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Desmonds Senior Men’s team which played Beaufort last weekend. Front from left: Stan Divane, Steven Bartlett, Gearoid Leonard, Brian Leonard, Tomás Lynch, Barry Lynch, Cian Mangan, Graham O’Connor and Ciaran Breen. Back from left: Tommy Walsh, Kieran Brennan, Luke Lyons, Pat Fitzgerald, Ethan Reidy, Maurice O’Connell and Seán Lynch. Photograph: Gerdie Murphy

Lotto Jackpot €6,200

The latest Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club Lotto draw took place on Saturday in the Half Barrell. The numbers draw were 1, 7, 10, 13 but there was no winner of the jackpot of €6,100.

By Gerdie Murphy, PRO

Lucky dip prizes were won by: Neil Browne, Castleisland (€30) and €20 each to Cllr. Bobby O’Connell, Castleisland; Chris Lyons, Castleisland; Danny O Sullivan, Castleisland and Sarah Murphy, Firies.

Club Fixtures

The club seniors travel to Tralee next Saturday to play John Mitchel’s in Round 6 of the county league at 7.30.

This will be a testing challenge as Mitchel’s won their Intermediate championship against us at the end of March.

They have got off to a better start in the county league having secured two wins and a draw to date.  Nevertheless, we hope to see some players returning and the Beaufort game gave us some grounds for optimism.

Kerry LGFA Draw

The draw for the Kerry LGFA senior county championship took place on Tuesday evening in Kilcummin GAA Clubhouse.

Ballymac /Desmonds are combined this year for the championship and they drew Rathmore in the quarter final this game is set for August 18th.

Intermediate Draw

The intermediate county championship also took place the on the night and the Desmonds ladies drew Corca Dhuibhne. This game is to be on Wednesday 14th of August. Times of both games to be confirmed.

U-12 Girls

The Castleisland Desmonds U-12 Girls play Cromane in the Division 2 A county final in Curran’s Centre of Excellence on Tuesday June 18th Throw at 6.15pm.

Kindly note there will be a €5 charge for adults at the gate as there are 4 county finals been played on the evening.


The U-12 boys play Scartaglen away on Sunday June 16th at

The SILENT SIDE LINE practice, which to date has been very successful throughout the county, will apply during all games.

U-14 Boys ag Dul go Dtí An Ghaeltacht

The U-14 Boys team play An Ghaeltacht at home in Round 1 of the Kerry Central League on Monday June 17th with a 7pm throw in.

U-16 Boys at Home

The U-16 Boys are Home on Wednesday June 19th to John Mitchels in Round 1 of the Kerry Co. League throw in at 7pm.

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