Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Best wishes from Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club to Monsignor Dan O’Riordan, PP. ©Photograph: John Reidy

Best Wishes to Fr. Dan

Desmonds extend their congratulations and best wishes to Fr. Dan O’Riordan who celebrates the Golden Jubilee of his ordination today.  Fr. Dan has always been a firm supporter of the club.

Seniors Lose Clean League Record

Desmonds senior men lost their 100% record in the county league after losing to Na Gaeil on Sunday by 0-19 to 3-16.

By Pat Hartnett

Goals win games and the Tralee side struck the first decisive blow and lead by 1-11 to 0-8.  Kieran Brennan scored three points with two from Danny Hickey and one each from Thomas Hickey, Cian O’Connor and Pat Fitzgerald.

Desmonds responded after the break with some excellent scores from Pat Fitzgerald ,0-3; Thomas Hickey, 0-4 and Kieran Brennan and Danny Hickey with 0-2.

However, two further goals gave Na Gaeil a deserved victory.

Desmond’s now share the top of the table with Austin Stacks and Na Gaeil on 12 points with Kilcummin on 11 and it’s all to play for.

Our next game is against Ballymac on Sunday, July 1st at 2pm in Castleisland.

Club Fixtures

Wednesday: U-16 boys v St. Mary’s at home at 7pm.  Thurday: Seniors away to Brosna in the NK league semi-final at 8pm. Friday: Juniors at home to Castlegregory at 7.30pm. Sunday 24th – U-12 boys v Castlegregory at home. Monday: U-14 boys v John Mitchel’s at home at 7pm. Tuesday: -Juniors North Kerry League semi-final. Venue and time to be confirmed.


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