Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

The Desmonds Senior Ladies played a very entertaining game in the Kerry LGFA Co. League at home on Tuesday evening against Beaufort losing by 4-14 to 3-13. By Gerdie Murphy, PRO They played very well on the evening with five U-16s, five minors and six seniors against a strong Beaufort team. Well done to all…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

First Lotto Draw of 2019 The first draw of 2019 was held in The Shoemaker’s Bar on Saturday night.  The numbers drawn were 2, 11, 12 and 28. By Pat Hartnett: PRO There was no winner of the jackpot of €5,600.  Lucky dip prizes were won by: Amy Crowley, Kilcow, €30 and €20 each to…

Gary is Castleisland AFC Player-of-the-Week

Gary is Castleisland AFC Player-of-the-Week

Gary is Player of the Week The Castleisland AFC Player of the Week this week is club member, Gary O’Sullivan who has been selected to compete for Ireland in the Special Olympics which will be held in Abu Dhabi in March. Congratulations Gary we’re all very proud of you. By: Mike Brosnan and Neil O’Sullivan…

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…

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.…

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…

Cordal GAA Club News Round-Up

Cordal GAA Club News Round-Up

All roads lead to Connolly Park, Tralee on this Saturday evening for the meeting of St. Kieran’s and Austin Stacks in the first round of the County Senior Football Championship. Throw in is at 6:30pm. A note of good wishes came in from St. Kieran’s committee with the following message: “Best of luck to our…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News

The Castleisland Desmonds senior men travelled to play Spa in Killarney on Sunday and came away with convincing 5-16 to 1-12 win. This was very good overall team display and credit to all of the players and management on this result. They now travel to play St.Mary’s Caherciveen on Sunday April 30th at 2:30pm. Desmonds…

A Good Week for Desmonds Teams

A Good Week for Desmonds Teams

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club senior men’s team travelled to play their first competitive game of 2017 when they played Listowel Emmets in Round 1 of the North Kerry League. By: Gerdie Murphy The visitors came home with the points on the score of 3-11 to 1-14.  This was overall a very good team display on…