Category Archives: Soccer

Soccer season reaches critical stage

Killarney Celtic FC News Compiled by Jimmy O’Sullivan Darcy Premier: Killarney Athletic 2 Killarney Celtic 3. This was simply unreal. Celtic and our local neighbours and rivals – and friends off the pitch, of course – were deadlocked at the table’s summit before the game and all eyes were on this one. Jamie Doolan and Daithi… Continue Reading

Sem boys impress in Swansea

Report: Padraig Harnett ST Brendan’s College, Killarney clinched an impressive fourth place podium finish in this season’s Allen McKinstry Cup in Swansea University at the weekend. Trevor Nagle’s side had qualified to represent FAI Schools at this annual Home Nations tournament last season when they captured the FAI Schools First Year Boys National Cup. A… Continue Reading

Super summer sevens launched

IT has been a feature of summertime in Killarney for over four decades and the big kick-off in this year’s Killarney Athletic seven-a-side tournament is fast approaching. Club officials officially launched the big event at a reception in the club grounds in Woodlawn, and, once again this year, the main sponsor will be Killarney Credit… Continue Reading

Alex’s Athletic take the Shield

Kerry Schoolboy-Schoolgirl Soccer Compiled by Padraig Harnett North Kerry side LB Rovers’ progress continues as they reached the John Murphy 12s Shield final but, despite a great effort, particularly by keeper Michael Whelan, their more experienced opponents, Killarney Athletic, gradually took control. Josh Coffey got their first before and own goal made it 2-0. Any… Continue Reading

A picture-perfect night for Konrad

WATCHING the best in action could well be every passionate sports fan’s dream but it came true for one football fanatic Killarney photographer who enjoyed the assignment of a lifetime in Spain on Wednesday night. Konrad Paprocki has captured many big occasions on camera but, in terms of sheer excitement, few tasks could match the… Continue Reading