Category Archives: Soccer

Great work, great gain for Lorraine

A DEDICATED volunteer with Killarney Athletic FC has been honoured by the club for the enormous contribution she has made down through the years. Lorraine Fleming was presented with the Monica Harrington Memorial Award by club founder, Don Harrington, in recognition of her wonderful service in a variety of roles. Don, who lives in Huddersfield,… Continue Reading

Home turf keeps getting better

FORMER Kerry soccer double champions Killarney Athletic AFC have unveiled a new state-of-the-art all-weather astro training facility which will be put to great use by the hundreds of players, at all age groups, on the club’s books during the winter months The successful club, fresh from its first ever league and cup double in the… Continue Reading

Minister will see his grant was well spent

THE former league and cup double winners in Kerry soccer now have a state-of-the-art training facility to match their success on the pitch. Killarney Athletic AFC will unveil a super new all-weather astro pitch which has been developed for the benefit of members and players at all grades. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place next… Continue Reading

Spillane and McCarthy join forces

BRIAN Spillane is back in charge of the Killarney Celtic senior team. He will team up will veteran attacker Peter McCarthy to guide the league and cup double champions for the 2018/2019 season. Having previously managed the senior side – with great success – Spillane was also a great help to Eoghan Donnellan last season… Continue Reading

Fáilte extended to another sevens success

AN impressive and star-studded Fáilte Legends side clinched the Killarney Credit Union sponsored Killarney Athletic AFC seven-a-side soccer Premier Cup last night with an impressive 5-2 win against a never-say-die Liebherr outfit. Liebherr scored the opening goal in the first of two 30 minute periods but Fáilte bought it back level and it was 2-1… Continue Reading