Category Archives: Soccer

Castleisland AFC Seniors New Season Preview

Castleisland AFC Seniors New Season Preview

The new senior soccer season for 2018/19 kicks off this weekend in the Kerry District League and, again, Castleisland will have two senior teams playing in the top two divisions of Kerry soccer. Kitted Out By Tom McCarthy’s The A team will be contesting Denny Premier A and the B team will be in Denny… Read more…

Weather and Events in Russia Made a Great Soccer Blitz

Weather and Events in Russia Made a Great Soccer Blitz

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with the Castleisland Garda Síochána ran their annual soccer tournament at Castleisland Soccer Field, Limerick Road on Thursday 28th of June. A Great Success The event was a great success, with 10 teams and around 90 players taking part. This year there were three categories: Primary School… Read more…

Ten Man Castleisland AFC Suffer First League Defeat

Ten Man Castleisland AFC Suffer First League Defeat

Denny Premier A Result Killarney Celtic 4 Castleisland AFC 2 Castleisland AFC’s first team travelled to Killarney on Sunday morning to take on last season’s league runners up, Killarney Celtic. By: Neil O’Sullivan Castleisland set up with a 4-5-1 formation to contain the in-form Celtic side. In the opening period Castleisland defended well and neither goal… Read more…

Big Weekend Ahead for Dan, Jason and Castleisland AFC

Big Weekend Ahead for Dan, Jason and Castleisland AFC

It’s a big weekend for Castleisland Soccer Club as both senior teams contest cup semi-finals. Both games are fixed for this Sunday, July 16th and will be played in the Kerry District League’s Mounthawk Park all weather pitch. Report by Neil O’Sullivan First up is the replay of the Greyhound Bar Semi-Final as the first… Read more…

Over 100 Players Involved in KDYS /Garda League

Over 100 Players Involved in KDYS /Garda League

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with the Castleisland Garda Siochana ran their annual soccer tournament at Castleisland AFC Grounds at Limerick Road on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. By: Helena Falvey, KDYS The event was a great success, with 12 teams and around 110 players taking part. This year there were three categories:… Read more…

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

An American invention with a local connection has just been introduced as a sports training aid which has been brought to the Irish market, initially, by two Kerry men. James O’Connell, Laccabawn, Castleisland and Rory Kilgallen from Tralee had their product featured on the RTÉ One, Dara Ó Cinnéide fronted GAA Nua on Monday evening… Read more…

Steven’s Day at Mounthawk Park

Steven’s Day at Mounthawk Park

Two images from Sunday’s Denny Premier B League Final at Mounthawk Park will stay with me. One is of goalscorer, Steven McCarthy being hugged at full time by his childhood and lifelong friend and team attendant, Gary O’Sullivan. The other is of Steven, with the league cup in hand in the car-park, taking a selfie.… Read more…

Castleisland B V Mastergeeha – All Set for the Big Game

Castleisland B V Mastergeeha – All Set for the Big Game

Denny Premier B Final: Mastergeeha v Castleisland B at Mounthawk Park, Sunday, June 18th Kick off at 2pm. By: Mike Rice Castleisland AFC make a habit of collecting silverware most seasons and even if they fail to win leagues they always seem to lift a cup competition on a regular basis. In recent years they… Read more…

It’s KDYS/An Garda Síochána Soccer Blitz Time

It’s KDYS/An Garda Síochána Soccer Blitz Time

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with An Garda Síochána will run its annual seven-a-side Soccer Blitz on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of July 2017. The event will be held in the Soccer Pitch, Limerick Road here in Castleisland. Applications are invited from teams from the Castleisland area interested in taking part… Read more…

Georgie Leading Gang to the Aviva for Austria V Ireland

Georgie Leading Gang to the Aviva for Austria V Ireland

A travelling party of up to 50 soccer supporters will leave Castleisland by bus on this Sunday morning heading for the FIFA World Cup qualifying round game between Republic of Ireland and Austria in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The kick-off time is 5pm and the Castleisland support group, which will include players and parents… Read more…

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Category Archives: Soccer

Castleisland AFC Seniors New Season Preview

Castleisland AFC Seniors New Season Preview

The new senior soccer season for 2018/19 kicks off this weekend in the Kerry District League and, again, Castleisland will have two senior teams playing in the top two divisions of Kerry soccer. Kitted Out By Tom McCarthy’s The A team will be contesting Denny Premier A and the B team will be in Denny… Read more…

Weather and Events in Russia Made a Great Soccer Blitz

Weather and Events in Russia Made a Great Soccer Blitz

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with the Castleisland Garda Síochána ran their annual soccer tournament at Castleisland Soccer Field, Limerick Road on Thursday 28th of June. A Great Success The event was a great success, with 10 teams and around 90 players taking part. This year there were three categories: Primary School… Read more…

Ten Man Castleisland AFC Suffer First League Defeat

Ten Man Castleisland AFC Suffer First League Defeat

Denny Premier A Result Killarney Celtic 4 Castleisland AFC 2 Castleisland AFC’s first team travelled to Killarney on Sunday morning to take on last season’s league runners up, Killarney Celtic. By: Neil O’Sullivan Castleisland set up with a 4-5-1 formation to contain the in-form Celtic side. In the opening period Castleisland defended well and neither goal… Read more…

Big Weekend Ahead for Dan, Jason and Castleisland AFC

Big Weekend Ahead for Dan, Jason and Castleisland AFC

It’s a big weekend for Castleisland Soccer Club as both senior teams contest cup semi-finals. Both games are fixed for this Sunday, July 16th and will be played in the Kerry District League’s Mounthawk Park all weather pitch. Report by Neil O’Sullivan First up is the replay of the Greyhound Bar Semi-Final as the first… Read more…

Over 100 Players Involved in KDYS /Garda League

Over 100 Players Involved in KDYS /Garda League

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with the Castleisland Garda Siochana ran their annual soccer tournament at Castleisland AFC Grounds at Limerick Road on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. By: Helena Falvey, KDYS The event was a great success, with 12 teams and around 110 players taking part. This year there were three categories:… Read more…

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

An American invention with a local connection has just been introduced as a sports training aid which has been brought to the Irish market, initially, by two Kerry men. James O’Connell, Laccabawn, Castleisland and Rory Kilgallen from Tralee had their product featured on the RTÉ One, Dara Ó Cinnéide fronted GAA Nua on Monday evening… Read more…

Steven’s Day at Mounthawk Park

Steven’s Day at Mounthawk Park

Two images from Sunday’s Denny Premier B League Final at Mounthawk Park will stay with me. One is of goalscorer, Steven McCarthy being hugged at full time by his childhood and lifelong friend and team attendant, Gary O’Sullivan. The other is of Steven, with the league cup in hand in the car-park, taking a selfie.… Read more…

Castleisland B V Mastergeeha – All Set for the Big Game

Castleisland B V Mastergeeha – All Set for the Big Game

Denny Premier B Final: Mastergeeha v Castleisland B at Mounthawk Park, Sunday, June 18th Kick off at 2pm. By: Mike Rice Castleisland AFC make a habit of collecting silverware most seasons and even if they fail to win leagues they always seem to lift a cup competition on a regular basis. In recent years they… Read more…

It’s KDYS/An Garda Síochána Soccer Blitz Time

It’s KDYS/An Garda Síochána Soccer Blitz Time

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with An Garda Síochána will run its annual seven-a-side Soccer Blitz on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of July 2017. The event will be held in the Soccer Pitch, Limerick Road here in Castleisland. Applications are invited from teams from the Castleisland area interested in taking part… Read more…

Georgie Leading Gang to the Aviva for Austria V Ireland

Georgie Leading Gang to the Aviva for Austria V Ireland

A travelling party of up to 50 soccer supporters will leave Castleisland by bus on this Sunday morning heading for the FIFA World Cup qualifying round game between Republic of Ireland and Austria in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The kick-off time is 5pm and the Castleisland support group, which will include players and parents… Read more…

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