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Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Notes

Kilmeen Qualify for Munster Semi-Final   Kilmeen played the Junior B football Munster Quarter final against Clare Champions, Killimer on Sunday afternoon 22nd November in Knockaderry, Co. Limerick. Kilmeen won the toss and played with the breeze during the first half on an immaculate grass surface.

Kilmeen GAA notes

Munster Football Quarter Final Action for Junior Footballers   Following on from winning the County football title in July, the junior footballers play Killimer in the Munster football quarter-final on Sunday. Please check locally for further details. Best of luck to all involved.

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA notes

AGM to be held on Friday 27th November!   AGM The AGM of Kilmeen and Kilbree GAA club will be held on Friday 27th November at 8pm, in St Mary’s Hall Rossmore. Nomination forms are available now from the chairman and secretary and must be returned on or before Friday 13th November.

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

Junior Footballers lose out in league final! The Junior D footballers played a league final against Ilen Rovers on Saturday, in Leap.  This was a very close encounter, the sides were level with twelve points each at full time.  Extra time was played, Ilen Rovers proved that bit too strong in extra time.  The score after extra time was Ilen Rovers 1-15 to Kilmeen’s 0-16.

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Club Notes

Kilbree U12 Camogie team unlucky in County Final!   U12 Camogie County Final The replay of the U12 camogie county final took place in Ballinlough last Saturday.  Sarsfields provided the opposition.  Kilbree got off to a great start with great frees taken by Emma O’Driscoll.  A goal by Caoimhe Murphy after twenty minutes set gave Kilbree a good lead.  In the dying moments of the first half, Sars clinched a

Saint vs Saint as St Fachtnas U12s Win Cup Final

IT was Saint vs Saint recently as St Fachtnas U12s took on St Patricks in the Replay of the U12 Autumn League Cup Final in their grouping. Having fought back to draw the match in the Final, St Fachtnas travelled to Aughaville pitch for the replay.

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Notes

Kilbree U14 Hurlers complete the Double! Kilbree U14 hurlers defeated St Oliver Plunketts on Sunday morning to claim the U14 league title.  They have already captured the U14 West Cork championship having beaten Clonakilty.  This was a thrilling game of hurling with great scores taken from all over the field.  Plunketts got the opening goal but Kilbree fought back immediately with a Thomas Tyner point and a brilliant goal from

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Great fun at U8 & U10 Monster blitz! On Saturday last, over thirty of Kilmeen’s youngest players took part in a Monster U8 and U10 football blitz.  This huge event was well organised.  All of the children were delighted to meet Brian Hurley at the end of the blitz and receive medals.  Kilmeen fielded three teams.  The U10’s had three great performances against Muintir Bhaire, Clann na Gael and Gabriel

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Notes

  Minor Hurling Kilbree minors met Pedlars in the league final on Sunday last. Kilbree had the better of exchanges in the first half leading at the break. Pedlars upped the ante in the second half and Kilbree were very unlucky to lose out by the minimum in the last seconds. Final Score: 2-14 to 4-09.   Team included : Jamie Santry, Fionnan McCarthy, Brian Keohane, Jamie O’Donovan, Barry Kirby, Oige

Kilmeen U12s qualify for league final

THE Kilmeen U12s travelled to Enniskeane to play Ahan Gaels in the league semi-final recently; Ahan Gaels made the brighter start but two goals by Brian Carmody before half time ensured Kilmeen held a three point lead at the short whistle.

Kilmeen GAA notes

Juniors & U14’s unlucky in finals! The South West Junior B Football final was held in appalling wet weather conditions in Ballinacarriga on Sunday morning.  Dohenys provided the opposition for this final.  Given these conditions the first half of his encounter was particularly low scoring.  It took Kilmeen fifteen minutes to get on the scoreboard.  The half time score was Kilmeen 0-3 to Dohenys 0-2.  An early Kilmeen goal in

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA notes

U12 Camogie Team & U14 Hurlers Qualify for County Finals!   U12 Camogie The U12 camogie girls played Castlelyons in Castle Road on Saturday in the U12 County Semi-Final.  Both sides displayed an abundance of skill.  The first half was a very close battle.  Kilbree were just ahead at half time.  The half time score was Kilbree 2-00 to Castlelyons’s 1-1.  However two early goals in the second half ensured

Kilmeen GAA notes

County Semi-Final beckons for U12 Camogie team!   Kilbree’s U12 camogie girls will play Castlelyons on Saturday next, in Castle Road (Blackrock) in the county semi-final.  This has been a wonderful year to date, for this group of girls and their mentors.  They played in an U12 Munster Blitz in Thurles in April.  They played in an All-Ireland blitz in Croke Park in July.  They now seek to qualify for

Kilmeen & Kilbree Club Notes

Junior Footballers ease through to JBFC Final Kilmeen junior footballers easily qualified for their second final this year, by defeating Goleen on Saturday evening. The result of this match was never in serious doubt. Kilmeen took command from the start and lead by 2-11 to 0-2 at half time. Kilmeen’s dominance continued in the second half. The final score was Kilmeen 5-17 to Goleen’s 0-4. The final will be contested

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA notes

U21 Hurling The U21 hurlers faced Bantry in the B championship quarter final on Sunday evening last. This was a keenly fought contest between two evenly matched teams. However, Kilbree emerged as victors on a score line of 1-13 to 1-11. Team: William Tyner, Aidan O’Shea, Liam O’Brien, Oige Scannell, Brian Keohane, Jonathan Deasy, Sean Deasy, Shane O’Donovan, Shane Scannell, Finian Deasy, Liam Daly (0-01), Kevin Keohane (0-01), Joseph O’Donovan,

Kilmeen GAA notes

Heartbreak for U21 footballers in County Final!   The U21 footballers put on a great performance against a very strong Cill na Martra team in the County Final in Pairc Ui Rinn on Friday evening last. This was an intense game with some great football throughout. The sides were level on five occasions with both teams fighting hard for scores. Kilmeen were unlucky to lose out in the final moments

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Notes

Junior Hurlers overcome Ballinascarthy JAHC Kilbree were undoubtedly underdogs facing into their third round JAHC clash against Ballinascarthy.  However the momentum from last weekend’s crowning as county football champions, was very evident on the night.  Kilbree got off to the perfect start.  They were five points up with ten minutes on the clock, it took Bal this long to record their first point.  Frees by Kevin O’Donovan and points by

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Notes

Junior Footballers are County Champions! After a thirty one year wait, Kilmeen’s junior footballers were crowned county champions! It was third time lucky for this team. This was their third final in the last four years. The result of this match was never in doubt. Kilmeen’s young guns ran at the Grange defence from the throw-in and they completely outclassed Grange from this point. Within ten minutes, Kilmeen lead by

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA Notes

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,

Kilmeen GAA Notes

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

St Fachtna’s GAA underage notes

SAINT Fachtnas U12s travelled to St Colums grounds in Kealkil last Friday 3rd. With the loss of a few players at the last minute, due to injury & ill health, St Fachtnas started with 10 lads. In an evenly matched first half, St Fachtnas scored the first goal & point of the match, St Colums responded with 2 points. At half time St Fachtnas lead by 2 points. As the rain

Kilmeen GAA notes

Juniors advance to JBFC County Semi Whitechurch provided the opposition for the junior footballers in the quarter-final of the county championship, in Kilmichael on Friday evening.  Kilmeen took an early lead in this encounter and never relinquished it.  They lead 1-05 to 0-03 at half time.  However early in the second half they put the result beyond doubt with goals on the 43th and 47th minutes.  Kilmeen were dominant for

The Skibb man who’s an integral part of Kerry’s football setup

by John Bohane ONE West Cork man has unique behind the scenes access to the Kerry senior football camp during thoer All Ireland football campaign. O’Donovan Rossa clubman Brian Dwyer, who struck 2-8 for the Skibbereen junior team in a county league tie played against Boherbue recently, is the Cork based physio for the Kerry senior team, a role he has relished since his appointment earlier this season as he

Collins determined to retain title with St Mary’s

by John Bohane The Cork junior footballers succumbed to a clinical Kerry performance following their Munster final clash played in Pairc Ui Rinn last Wednesday evening. St Mary’s ace Jason Collins played a key role at centre back in propelling the Rebels to the last eight of the Junior Football Championship. The comprehensive defeat inflicted on the Rebels has only served to whet the appetite of the Carbery senior panellist

Beara looking forward to Skibb clash

by John Bohane BEARA selector Finbarr Harrington has wecomed the draw for the fourth round of the Cork SFC which pairs the divisional side with O’Donovan Rossa. The last time the two sides met in 2000, O’Donovan Rossa emerged victorious following a replay in the quarter-final stages of the championship. Finbarr is anticipating another tight affair when the two sides meet in the imminent future.

Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA notes

Junior Hurlers take the next step against St Mary’s A disappointing first round performance against Bandon was the perfect catalyst for an improved team effort against St Mary’s in Castletownkenneigh on Saturday evening. In damp conditions, the sides traded scores and were on an even keel through much of the first half. Points by Kevin Keohane, Brian O’Donovan and Darragh Coakley just before half time gave the Kilmeen side a

Kilmeen GAA notes

U21 footballers qualify for County Final!   U21 Football The U 21 footballers secured their place in the B County Final on Saturday last when they defeated Charleville in the County Semi-Final at Inniscarra. Kilmeen went into the lead early on in the game and never relinquished it throughout the match. Leading 2-05 to 0-03 at the break, Kilmeen used a sweeper for the entire second half. Try as they

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Kilbree U12’s are going to Croke Park! The Kilbree U12 camogie team are thrilled to be invited to take part in an All-Ireland Camogie Blitz in Croke Park on July 7th. There are only four teams in Cork city/county selected and they are honoured to be one of these. The U12’s took part in a Munster Camogie Blitz in Thurles on April 25th. They are now taking the next step