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Senior Club Notes 30.3.18

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Senior Football

County League Round Two:  Kilcummin travelled to Glenflesk on Sunday last and came away with a point after a competitive and entertaining encounter. Trailing by five points after 20 minutes and with Glenflesk playing very well it looked a daunting task. However a goal by Damien O’Leary after an incisive run by William Maher brought us back into contention.

 

With less urgency we exerted more control and lead by two points at half time. The second-half Glenflesk levelled quickly and from there to the final whistle it was tit for tat with Glenflesk levelling with a free-kick at the death. Best for Kilcummin were Brendan Kealy, Philip Casey, Kevin Gorman, Sean O’Leary and Padraig Nagle on a day when all 20 players contributed hugely.

 

Team: Brendan Kealy, Sean Brosnan (inj), Dan Moynihan, Sean O’Leary, William Maher, Philip Casey, Donal Maher, Kevin Gorman, Kieran Murphy, John McCarthy, Gary O’Leary, Padraig Nagle, Mikey O’Shea, Damien O’Leary, Noel Duggan Subs used: Jamie O’Donoghue, Shane McSweeney, Matt Keane, Ian Devane and Oscar O’Connor.

 

Next outing is next Saturday at 5.30 in Beaufort against Glenbeigh Glencar in the Castleisland Mart Intermediate Championship

 

OSKARS: in INEC this Thursday. Doors open at 7pm. Casual Dress, Limited number of tickets still available in Post Office

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Message from Club Executive 22.3.18

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Calling all club members and their family and friends.

Next Thursday night 29th sees the culmination of months of hard work by a committee from Kilcummin and Glenflesk parishes in aid of both GAA clubs. They will present for the first time in Munster an OSKARS night, which will have local people only, acting in 7 eight minute long films. They are Michael Collins, The Field, The Snapper, Forest Gump, A Few Good Women, Sister Act and Fr. Ted.

This is the only chance we will get to see these locals perform and it is a once off opportunity to raise considerable funds for the club. The doors will be open at 7pm and the shows commence at 8pm. Dress is SMART CASUAL and it presents an opportunity to get those “glad rags”on as there will also be a prize for the best dressed male and female.

Up to 80 people have been rehearsing for the last two months and have produced very professional and entertaining scenes from the movies, with some exceptional performances, so a great night is guaranteed. You will also get an opportunity to vote for the best movie and to walk the RED CARPET.

Get groups together or come alone and be part of a special night. Don’t be sorry afterwards! Tickets are €25 and are available from Kilcummin Post Office or INEC box office.

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Senior Club Notes 11.3.18

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Credit Union Co League RD 1 

Kilcummin 1-16 

Austin Stacks 0-11

Home supporters left this game not only happy with a victory but the manner in which it was achieved. Playing fast incisive football Willie Maher charges also showed their ability to make good decisions and finish off good moves. Kilcummin welcomed back to senior football Gary O’Leary, Padraig Nagle and John McCarthy and while this was definitely a 17 man effort the performances of Kieran Murphy, Philip Casey, Donal Maher and Noel Duggan stood out.

Team: Brendan Kealy (0-3, 3f), Sean Brosnan, Daniel Moynihan, Sean O’Leary, Donal Maher, Philip Casey (0-1), William Maher, Kevin Gorman (0-2), Kieran Murphy (0-1), John McCarthy, Gary O’Leary (1-2) , Padraig Nagle, Ian Devane, (0-1) Damien O Leary, Noel Duggan, (0-6, 3f). Subs used Kelvin Teahan, Oscar O Connor.

 

Mass: Mass for deceased members will be held in the clubhouse on this Thursday at 8.30pm. Everyone welcome.

 

Oskars: Just two weeks away and the rehearsals are almost complete. Filming will commence shortly and by all accounts there is a lot of hidden acting talent in the parish about to be revealed on March 29th. This event jointly run by Kilcummin and Glenflesk has really caught the imagination and is one definitely not to be missed. Main sponsor is KWD but a full list of sponsors will be available on the website. Tickets are available from Kilcummin Post Office, O’Brien’s Topshop Glenflesk, Variety Sounds, Who’s For Shoes, INEC Box Office and from the local organising committee.

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Senior Club Notes 11.2.18

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Senior Football 

East Kerry League Kilcummin 0-9 Gneeveguilla 1-5

A one point victory in dreadful conditions allowed management to give many of the younger and returning players a taste of action in preparation for the long season ahead.

Team: Kieran Fleming, Sean Brosnan, Daniel Moynihan, Damien O’Leary, Ian Devane, Philip Casey, William Maher, Kevin Gorman, Kieran Murphy, Padraig Nagle, John McCarthy, Donal Maher, Mikey O’Shea, Kelvin Teahan, Noel Duggan Subs: Jamie O’Donoghue, Paul O’Riordan, Dara Kelly, Sean Moynihan, Denis Walsh

 

Next game is this Sunday 18th away to Legion scheduled for 2pm.

 

Minor Football: Kilcummin commence their campaign on this Saturday 17th at home to St Pats at 4p.m.

 

Club Registration: Will take place on this Friday 16th and the following Friday 23rd from 7-9pm.

 

Development Draw: Final date for participation is this Friday night at the club registration.

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Senior Club Notes 4.2.18

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Senior Football: Kilcummin have been drawn in Group 1 of the Castleisland Mart Intermediate Club Championship. We will have at least 3 games in the group with the winners going forward to contest the Semi-Finals while the bottom placed team in the group dropping in to the relegation battle. Our opponents in the group are Glenbeigh/Glencar, Milltown/Castlemaine and Brosna.

 

East Kerry Superleague: Starts this weekend with Kilcummin vs. Gneeveguilla this Sunday at 2pm in Kilcummin

 

Minor Football: The Minor County League commences on Saturday Feb 17th at 4pm with a home game against St Pats Blennerville, followed by two away games against Beaufort March 3rd at 4pm and Annascaul/Lispole on March 10th also at 4pm. Spa and Beale make up the group.

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Senior Club Notes 14.1.18

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Awards Night: We honoured some of our members over Christmas for their commitment and loyalty to the betterment of their club and community at a function in the club rooms as follows

Club Person of the Year: Denis Casey,

Merit Awards: Mike Teahan, Nessa Doolan, Michael O’Riordan and Tom O’Shea,

Senior Player: Michael O’Shea,

Junior Player: Oscar O’Connor

Life Time Award: Dermot Moynihan

Pink Night: The Ladies Committee charity Fund Raiser was a marvellous success on Saturday night January 6th raising a considerable sum of money for the Oncology Unit UHK. Firstly let us acknowledge the huge volume of unnoticed work that the ladies committee undertook to make this a success from acquiring generous sponsorship, advertising, making up the numerous hampers, decorating the Klub and selling tickets on the night. Secondly we should show our appreciation for the many, many sponsors who were so willing to play their part both for the spot prizes and door prizes and thirdly most importantly to the community at large who showed up on the night and supported this most deserving cause and the work of the ladies committee. Photos of the night are available on Facebook and website and the amount raised will be published later on with the handing over of the money.

GAA Development Fund: Deadline for participating in the development fund packages is 31st January. Anyone still interested should contact the Club Secretary Ciara on 0879133062 immediately.

AGM: Takes place this Friday at 8.30pm in the Clubhouse. Everyone is welcome members and non-members but it is important that people who have an interest in the club attend and get not only an update on progress but the clubs plans going forward. Looking forward to seeing you there and hearing your opinions.

Coaching Forum: A large crowd attended the first night of the clubs coaching forum co-ordinated by Terence Houlihan, Donal Daly and Eamonn O’Sullivan of the County Board it took the format of a workshop and some very interesting ideas were proposed. A follow up session will be organised in the near future and it is imperative that all coaches attend as the club aided by the county board will draw up a coaching structure for u-6 to senior as well as all ladies teams. This will be the blueprint going forward so now is the time to get involved.

East Kerry Awards Night: Congratulations to Brendan Kealy and John Lenihan who were recognised by the East Kerry Board last week and a special word of congratulations to Tim Ryan who completes his five year term as Chairman of the Board.

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Senior Club Notes 3.12.2017

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Sports Capital Grant: Kilcummin GAA Club welcome the announcement made by Minister Brendan Griffin that the club is to receive € 67,500 from the 2017 Sports Capital funding towards the club development Programme. We are very grateful to the Minister for his support and endorsement of the clubs ambitions and it will be a great help in combination with the fundraising underway at present. Anyone considering the fundraising packages should contact any member of the clubs executive or development committee and be part of Kilcummin GAA Club building for the future.

 

Awards Night: GAA Awards Night will take place in the Clubhouse on Thursday 28th December when the club will honour members whose contributions and achievements have enhanced the clubs well being in 2017.

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Senior Club Notes 5.11.17

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Dr Crokes 0-12 Kilcummin 0-11

Our Senior team completed their season on Saturday last when they bowed out of the O’Donoghue Cup to Dr Crokes in Lewis Road by a single point. This was a very creditable performance and we even lead by six points early in the second-half.

 

However Dr Crokes introduced some influential substitutes and this combined with a number of spurned opportunities by ourselves saw the home team go forward to face Legion in the Semi-Final.

 

What has been at times a difficult season for players and management with injuries and absences their recent performances have given the supporters much hope for the year ahead and with dedication and a little bit of luck who knows where it might take us. Well done to players, management and supporters for your commitment to your club.

 

Team: Brendan Kealy (0-2) Mikey O Shea, Donal Maher, Damien O’Leary, Sean O’Leary, Chris O Leary, Dan Moynihan, Kevin Gorman, Shane McSweeney (0-1) Kevin McCarthy ( 0-3, 2F), Noel Duggan (0-2), Matt Keane, Daniel O’Leary (0-1), Philip Casey (0-2) Kelvin Teahan. Subs used Jamie O’Donoghue and Ian Devane.

 

Night At The Oscars: In a coming together of two great sporting and cultural parishes Kilcummin and Glenflesk GAA clubs present ‘A night at the Oscars’. Professionally directed and produced by Kevin Rowe (winner of the Event Industrial Awards 2017). This is an open invitation to people from both parishes who would like to play a part and avail of professional coaching in a local production of seven short films to be screened in early 2018. Information night will take place in the Hotel Killarney (formerly Quality Hotel) on Thursday November 16th  2017 at 8pm. Participants must be 18 years or over, Inquiries Niamh Dwyer 087 9801105 or Donal Dwyer at 087 2989798.

 

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Senior Club Notes 29.10.17

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Minor Football Kilcummin 3-11 Spa 0-18

 

Our Minors captured the East Kerry C Championship on Saturday last with a win over Spa in Spa.

 

Two goals from Conor McCarthy helped us to a six points lead at half-time before he retired injured before the break. We opened up an eight point lead after James Nagle scored our third halfway through the second-half but then had to endure a tremendous fight back from Spa. Indeed only for a resolute defence well marshalled by Sean O’Leary and a number of fine saves from Keith O’Leary we could have been overtaken.

 

As it was Spa came to within one point of us in injury time but Paul O Shea who was very influential scored a magnificent long range point to seal the victory. This was a great team effort from players and substitutes under the direction of Seanie, Alan and Mike and when Captain Sean O’Leary lifted the trophy it was a fitting reward for their efforts throughout the year.

 

Team: Keith O’Leary, James Nagle, Cathal Healy, Chris Moynihan, Sean O’Leary, Sean Moynihan, Cormac O’Connor, Niall Daly, Eoin Daly, Tomas O’Connor, Lorcan O’Connor, Paul O’Shea, Conor McCarthy.

Subs Used: Philip O’Leary, Darragh Cronin, Danny Cronin, Mike Brosnan Panel: Conor O’Leary, John C O’Shea, Dan Keane, Darragh Lehane, Nathan McCarthy, Darragh Brosnan, Conn Fleming, Dave Gleeson and Ivor Moynihan

 

Development Launch

Minister Brendan Griffin officially launched the club’s Development and Fundraising drive on Friday night last. In front of a large attendance which included politicians from all parties he promised to support this venture to the best of his power and ability. Kerry GAA TV filmed the event and representatives from the senior citizens group as well as county players were interviewed. It is available on Facebook to view so please share and tag to people abroad. A word of thanks to the members who attended and helped to make it a success.

 

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Senior Club Notes 22.10.17

Posted by user-admin4 | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 23-10-2017

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Senior Football Club Championship Playoff

Kilcummin 1-10 Kerins O’Rahillys 2-12

 

We left Austin Stack Park on Sunday last with a mixture of emotions, disappointed at losing our senior status, mystified and frustrated at some decisions. However the overriding feeling was one of great pride. Our players and mentors gave it everything and despite a number of injuries we left with our heads held high after a very competitive and entertaining game. It brings to an end a 20 year journey as a senior club that saw us reach a Senior County Championship final in 2002, a Semi-Final and Replay in 2007 along with a Munster Senior Club Semi-Final the same year and a Minor County Championship title in 2010.

 

Sunday’s game saw us play some of our best football of the year and at half-time both sides had scored 1-4 apiece. Kevin McCarthy finished sublimely to the net after an outstanding catch and pass from Kevin Gorman who had a fine game throughout. Brendan Kealy had opened the scoring with a long range free, Matt Keane and Noel Duggan accounting for the other scores. A quick start to the second-half saw Matt Keane and Brendan Kealy add further points but O’Rahillys matched us score for score. Despite some powerful defending and further scores courtesy of Noel Duggan and Kevin McCarthy we found ourselves trailing by two points with two minutes left.

 

However following a free awarded to O’Rahillys that left most spectators scratching their heads to put it mildly, the ball ended up in the net to put a five point margin between the teams and a flattering scoreline for the winners. Our next game is against Dr Crokes in the O’Donoghue Cup scheduled for Saturday week November 4th in Lewis Road.

 

Team: Brendan Kealy (0-2, 1 ‘45’, 1f), Damien O’Leary, Donal Maher, Daniel Moynihan, Sean O’Leary, Chris O’Leary, Mikey O’Shea, Kelvin Teahan, Kevin Gorman, Matt Keane (0-3), Kevin McCarthy (1-3), Noel Duggan (0-2), Oscar O’Connor, Shane McSweeney, Philip Casey. Subs used Ian Devane and Daniel O’Leary

 

Development Project & Fundraiser Launch: We are delighted to announce Mr. Brendan Griffin, Minister of State for the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport will officially launch Kilcummin GAA’s Development Project and Development Fundraiser on Friday October 27th at 9pm in Kilcummin GAA clubhouse. This is an open invitation to everyone in the community members and non-members alike. It presents the ideal opportunity to get an update on progress so far and to inspect the future plans for the clubs facilities which will enhance the lives of the entire community.

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