Scartaglen GAA Club News Round Up

Scartaglen GAA Club PRO Paul Murphy on duty in Cordal recently. Photograph: John Reidy
Scartaglen GAA Club PRO Paul Murphy on duty in Cordal recently. Photograph: John Reidy

Credit Union Co. Senior Football League Division 5. Group A. Round 2
Kilgarvan 3 – 6 Scartaglen 6 – 10. 

By: Paul Murphy, Club PRO

Scartaglen made it two wins out of two in the county league with a commanding win away to Kilgarvan. The first half belonged to the away side as they dominated the scoreboard and adapted well to the underfoot conditions. In the first 15 minutes Scartaglen led by 1-3 to no score.

Accounts Opened

Eddie Horan registered his first two scores of the afternoon in the sixth and eighth minutes.

Mike Coakley opened his account in the 12th minute following good work by Brian Hanrahan and Shay Walsh.

Brian Hanrahan scored the first of Scartaglen’s six goals in the 15-minute following a lay off by Pa Rahilly.

Pa was soon in the thick of the action scoring 1-1 in quick succession to leave the scoreboard reading 2-4 to Kilgarvan’s 0-1.

White Flags Raised

The Kilgarvan point came from Patrick O’Shea in the 16th minute from a placed ball. Kilgarvan would go on to register just one more point in the first half, Patrick O’Shea again raising the white flag from a placed ball in the 28 minute.

Scartaglen, meanwhile, registered a further 2-2. Eddie Horan raising the green flag in the 21st minute following a great pass from Brian Hanrahan.

Half-Time Score

Eddie scored a further 1-1 in the remainder of the first half along with a Hugh O’Connor point to leave the halftime score reading Scartaglen 4-6 Kilgarvan 0-2.
Conditions worsened in the second half as rain from the first half persisted for the remainder of the game making it difficult for football.

This didn’t stop Kilgarvan as they came out with renewed hope scoring 2-2 within the first five minutes of the second half.

Brace of Goals

Sean Godfrey bagging a brace of goals with Patrick O’Shea adding his third point of the afternoon, with Christopher Creedon also scoring his first point in the 35 minute.

The scoreline now read Scartaglen 4- 6 – Kilgarvan 2- 4.

Kilgarvan’s hopes of a comeback were quickly dashed as Scartaglen scored two goals in quick succession.

Shay Walsh with two quickfire goals. His first from Eddie Horan’s attempt for a goal saved by the keeper with Shay on hand to tap in the rebound. Eddie scored a point in between to leave the scoreline reading after 42 minutes Scartaglen 6- 8 to Kilgarvan 2- 4.

Big Win for Scart

Kilgarvan registered a further 1-2 for the remainder of the game. Patrick O’Shea got his fourth score of the afternoon along with a Sean Godfrey point and a Keith Harrington goal.

Eddie and Sean Horan provided Scartaglen’s final two scores to leave the scoreboard reading: Scartaglen 6-10 Kilgarvan 3-6.
Scartaglen Scorers: E Horan, 2-5; S Walsh, 2-0; , B Hanrahan, 1-1; P Rahilly, 1-1; M Coakley, 0-1; H O’Connor, 0-1; S Horan, 0-1.
Kilgarvan Scorers:
P O’Shea, 0-04; S Godfrey, 2-1; K Harrington, 1-0; C Creedon, 0-01.

Referee: Mike Brosnan (Spa)

Scartaglen GAA Club Scór na bPáistí dancers, singers and musicians with mentors, Jerome O'Driscoll and Noreen Rahilly after their success in the district finals in Knocknagoshel last weekend.
Scartaglen GAA Club Scór na bPáistí dancers, singers and musicians with mentors, Jerome O’Driscoll and Noreen Rahilly after their success in the district finals in Knocknagoshel last weekend.

Scór na bPáistí Success for Scartaglen

Huge congratulations to the Scartaglen set dancing group of girls who were successful in coming first in Scór na bPáistí district finals in Knocknagoshel on Saturday March 25th.

They will now proceed to the North Kerry County semifinals on April 7th. Well done girls, all very proud of you. Club Scór Officer Jerome O’Driscoll is delighted.
Well done also to the group, Sean Butler and Shauna McCarthy who represented Scartaglen in the instrumental group, and solo singer, Shauna O’ Keeffe. All were excellent.

East Kerry Superleague – Round 1
The rearranged fixture in the East Kerry Superleague between Scartaglen and Cordal resulted in a Cordal win. Cordal 1-9 Scartaglen 1-5.

Cordal/Scart Minors

Kilgarvan/Tuosist -v- Cordal/Scart minors was played on March 19th. The game ended all square after a titanic tussle. Kilgarvan/Tuosist 3-9 Cordal/Scart 2-12.

County League Action

Scartaglen 3-11 Kerins O’Rahillys (B) 0-8. Round 1

The Credit Union Co. Senior Football League kicked off on March 11th and Scartaglen got it off to a winning start with a good win over Kerins O’Rahillys B in Scartaglen. The game was 13 a side as the Strand Road outfit just had 13 players to tog out.

Scartaglen Scorers:

M.Coakley, 1-2; T. Forde, 0-1; S. Walsh, 0-1; E. Horan, 0-2; D. Murphy, 0-1; P. Rahilly, 0-4; M. Horan, 1-0; S Horan, 1-0.

Kerins O’Rahilly’s B Scorers: S. McElligott, 0-4; J. McGrath, 0-3; T. McGrath, 0-1.

Scartaglen Ladies GAA Club

Congratulations to the Scartaglen Ladies GAA Club members who recently held their medal presentation evening in the Scartaglen Cultural & Heritage Centre.

Well done to all involved.

Hard luck to Shauna Tangney who lined out with Kerry U-14 ladies team which was defeated by Cork recently in the Munster Championship.

Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps 2018

Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps will take place in Scartaglen from August 6th – 10th. Further details can be found on:

Cordal/Scart U14s

Well done to the club’s U-14s who started their county league campaign with a victory on Wednesday night against Currow. Final score Cordal/Scart 5-9 Currow 0-12.

Tesco Community Fund

Scartaglen GAA Club members are delighted to announce they have been selected as one of the three chosen community groups as part of their community fund programme.

Every time you shop in Tesco you will be given blue tokens. Simply place the token in the chosen cause of your choice.

Scartaglen GAA Club will be in Tesco New Street Killarney. So every time you shop in Tesco please place your tokens in the ‘Scartaglen Box.’

All funds raised will go towards the development of the underage teams in Scartaglen. It will be available for the next eight weeks. ‘Every Little Helps.’

Club Registrar – Final Day

Club Registrar, Tim O’Connor will be at the clubhouse on April 10th from 7pm – 8pm for anyone who hasn’t yet paid registration or would like to become a member of the club for 2018.

This is the final day for registration.

Scartaglen GAA Club Lotto

There was no winner in club draw held last Sunday in O’Connor’s Bar, Scartaglen.

Numbers Drawn were: 1, 2, 14, 4. No jackpot winner emerged but Lucky Dip winners included:

€40 – Timothy Kerins, Knockrour, Scartaglen; €30 – Anne Mangan, Ardlahas, Killorglin; €30 – Anna Kerins, Knockrour, Scartaglen; €20 – Mike Murphy, Scartaglen Village; €20 – Seamus Riordan, Barna, Scartaglen; €20 – Louise Holland, Knocknasheha – C/o Ellen O’Sullivan. The next draw will be held at Kearney’s Bar, Castleisland on April 14th for a jackpot of €3,000. Ticket Sponsor – Dromhall Hotel Killarney.

Castleisland Co-Op Mart Club Championship

Scartaglen seniors are away to Tarbert in the Junior Championship this Saturday. Throw in is at 5:30pm. All support would be greatly appreciated as the team will be full of confidence heading into the championship following back-to-back wins in the league.


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