U21 Footballers progress to semi-final of Glenville competition The U21 footballers took on Ballinora, in Ballinora last Sunday afternoon, in the quarter final of the Glenville Plate competition. The Kilmeen lads were always in control of this match and emerged victorious. The final score was Kilmeen 2-13 Ballinora 0-05. This side now play Inniscarra in the semi-final. Please check locally for details.
“Kilmeen Kubs” Nursery Programme running for third year! The “Kilmeen Kubs” Nursery Programme is a hurling, camogie and football coaching programme. This programme is a joint venture run by Kilmeen National School and Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club. The programme was originally launched in February 2013. The launch of the third year of this successful venture took place in November 2014.
Race Night Fundraiser a huge success A Community fundraiser was held last Saturday night in Tots Bar Ballygurteen. This event was held to raise funds for the Kilmeen Community Development Association, Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club & Kilbree Camogie Club. A huge crowd attended this festive event. Mulled wine and mince pies were served on the night. A ten race card ensured great fun and excitement for all that attended,
Kilmeen Juniors Advance to West Cork Football Final Kilmeen travelled to Ahiohill on Saturday evening last to take on Bandon in the West Cork Junior B football semi-final. It was a tight affair for the first 15 minutes of the game with Darragh Coakley denied a goal on three occasions. Kilmeen were the only scorers of the opening quarter registering just one point. Bandon’s defence could not keep out Kilmeen’s
Clon U12 Camogie travelled to Fitzgeralds Stadium Killarney to take part in The Veronica Stack Memorial Blitz. Three Cork teams, Clonakilty, St Colums and Millstreet took part along side four teams from Kerry. Each team had a panel of U12s with two U13s and two U14s. The Clon Girls progressed to the Cup Semi-final against Cillards. At the full time whistle the score was level. Extra time was played with
Minor Hurlers are West Cork Champions The minor hurlers were the toast of the club this week having captured the West Cork title on Saturday last . They defeated Bandon on a score line of 1-11 to 0-04. This was a great all round team performance from this group of players who played their hearts out and it is a very welcome piece of silverware for the club. Congratulations
Minor Football The minor footballers played Inniscarra in the Premier 2 County semi-final on Wednesday evening last at UCC grounds. This was a very competitive affair and Kilmeen were unlucky to lose out by just two points. Score-:2-07 to 2-09. Great credit is due to this panel of players and their mentors for getting this far. Scorers: Damien O’ Gorman (0-05), Ben Van Bree (1-0), Joseph O’ Donovan (1-0), Eamonn
Roll on the County Final on Sunday! Kilmeen Juniors play the Junior B County Final V Castlelyons on Sunday next. The fixture will be played at 2.30pm in Pairc Ui Rinn. Kilmeen lost out to Castlelyons in the first round. However, the team re-grouped and have recorded victories against Lismire, Lough Rovers, Ballinacurra and Bride Rovers to qualify for the final! Best of luck to the lads on Sunday
Cork Minor Camogie team, together with their parents and Manager John Midleton, visited Barryroe NS with the Munster Cup which they won this year. Included are members of the team Claire Sexton(past pupil) Meabh Sexton(past pupil), A?ine Crowley(Kilbrittain), Caroline Murphy(Kilbrittain) Ellen Twomey (Carrigaline) Lisa Lynch(Valley Rovers), Linda Collins(Courcey Rovers) and Keeva McCarthy(St.Finbarrs).
THE girls in Kilmeen National School took part in an inter-school camogie blitz recently with the opposition on the day from Ahiohill and Kealkill. The blitz marked the completion of a six-week camogie coaching programme within the school.