Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel Seniors Share League Points with Kilgarvan

By Paul Doogan, PRO.

Knocknagoshel hosted Kilgarvan in Round 10 of the County League on Sunday afternoon. Knocknagoshel had the better start with John Walsh scoring a goal in the second minute and Edmond Walsh kicking two frees.

County U-20 star Donal O’Sullivan kicked 6 first half points for Kilgarvan to give them a 0-9 to 1-5 half time lead.​

​Kilgarvan extended their advantage to four points with two points by Donal O’Sullivan and one by Daniel Casey.

Sean Godfrey scored for Kilgarvan in the 47th minute to give them a five point lead.

A point from distance by Niall Barrett and another from John Walsh reduced the deficit.

When Donal O’Sullivan kicked his 10th point in the 53rd minute Kilgarvan led 0-15 to 1-8.

A superb goal by David O’Donoghue brought Knocknagoshel back into it and John Walsh equalised in injury time. Final score: Knocknagoshel 2-9 Kilgarvan 0-15.​​

Knocknagoshel B team defeated Brosna B 3-12 to 0-6 in the Junior Football League.​

Knocknagoshel Harvest Festival

The programme of events for this year’s Harvest Festival kicks off with Tiny Tots Races on Friday August 9th at 7pm in Knocknagoshel Village. Glamorous Granny and Bonny Baby will follow the races. Music afterwards in O’Connor’s Bar.​

​On Saturday 10th August there will be a timed 5k run from the GAA pitch at 11am with registration from 10am.  At 9pm Walsh’s Bar will host a Donkey Derby Race Night which will be a great night of excitement and fun in support of the GAA club.

Simon Keane Memorial Football Blitz

​The annual Simon Keane Memorial Football Blitz will commence at the GAA pitch at 12.30pm on Sunday 11th August.  The Dog Show will take place at 1pm at Walsh’s Field.

Later that day O’Connor’s Bar will host a 5 Card Poker Night from 6pm to 9pm. ​

The Pattern Day Sports will be held from 6pm at the GAA Pitch on 15th August.  There will be live music in all the bars until late.

Annual Horse Fair

​Friday 16th August will see the annual Horse Fair and Car Boot Sale in the Village.

There will be a Village Sports/Fun Day from 1pm in Walsh’s field with proceed to Coiste na nÓg and Pieta House. ​

​On Saturday 17th August the Vintage Run will start at 6pm with registration from 5pm in the Village.  All proceed to Diabetes Ireland.

Knocknagoshel Pattern Rose

​On Saturday 24th August the Knocknagoshel Pattern Rose selection will take place in O’Connor’s Bar from 9pm.  All proceeds to the Kerry/Cork Health Link Bus.​

Lotto at Walsh’s Bar

The next draw will be for a jackpot of €8,700 and will be held in Walshs Bar on Saturday 3rd August.  Tickets are available from Kierans XL, Supervalu Abbeyfeale, the local bars and usual sellers.  Our club lotto can also be played online by following the link on​

No Luck for Minors

Knocknagoshel/Brosna/Duagh lost to Bally/Asdee 4-10 to 3-9 in the North Kerry Minor League.​

Kerry v Meath Tickets

Kerry will play Meath in Navan on Saturday 3rd August 2019 at 6pm. Tickets are available from selected SuperValu and Centra stores and on​

Knocknagoshel Clothes Collection

Knocknagoshel GAA are holds an ongoing clothes collection to help raise funds for the club.

Bags of clothes can be left into the white lorry container near the log cabin at the Football Field. All types of clothes are accepted as well as shoes, handbags, curtains & towels. Please note that duvets are not accepted.

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