Juniors qualify for County Final! Kilmeen’s junior footballers have set up a clash with Grange in the Junior B Football Championship County Final. Qualification came a little easier than generally expected against Kilbrittain in Bandon on Friday evening. Kilmeen were always the dominant force in this encounter. Kilbrittain were held scoreless in the first half and never really got going. Kilmeen’s resilient defence extinguished the opposition’s chances when they attacked,
Kilbree Camogie Club take the “road to Croker” Kilbree Camogie Club’s U12 players travelled to Croke Park to take part in an All-Ireland blitz. This team had already participated in a Munster Blitz in Semple Stadium (Thurles) in April. The girls and their supporters/mentors enjoyed a tour of the stadium and museum prior to taking to the field of play. They thoroughly enjoyed all parts of the tour including
Minor Footballers continue their good run of form The minor footballers continued their non-exam league campaign last week with a good win over Kilmacabea on Monday evening. This was a good game of football with a final score of 3-17 to 1-14. Team: Rory Brimble, Jamie O’Donovan, Killian O’Driscoll (0-2), Cathal McCarthy, Brian Keohane (0-2), Fionnan Mc Carthy, Jonathan Deasy (2-0), Brian Deasy (1-0), Shane Scannell (0-4), Joseph O’Donovan (0-3),
Ballinascarthy U14 camogie girls have alot to celebrate already this year as they won their Féile in style. In the first round encounter in Inniscarra they kept their opponents Castlelyons, Brian Dillons and St Fanahans scoreless, with the help of goalie Maeve Kingston and some great team displays.
Junior Hurlers get ready for Championship! As championship time draws close, the junior hurlers played two matches in the past week. On Tuesday evening in Castletownkenneigh they played out a draw against Diarmuid O’Mathunas. The final score was Kilbree 0-16 to Diarmuid O’Mathunas 0-16.
U21 footballers through to County Semi-Final U21 Football The U21 footballers qualified for a County semi-final by defeating Castlelyons on Sunday evening last. This was a tough physical encounter with both sides shooting wides early on. Castlelyons struck for the first goal of the game inside ten minutes. This was to be their only score of the first half. Following this score, Kilmeen employed a sweeper for the remainder of
St. Colum’s Camogie had started back training. The training schedule is: Under 6’s and Under 8’s Thursdays 6:00pm to 7:00pm; Under 10’s and Under 12’s Thursdays 7:00pm -8:00pm ;Under 14’s and Under 16’s Mondays 7:00pm – 8:00pm. All training takes place in St. Colum’s hall and grounds. Interested girls are always welcome to give Camogie a try for a session. St. Colum’s Camogie caters for 5 years up to 18
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,