Category Archives: Soccer

Celtic push City hard but lose to Rovers

Killarney Celtic 1 Cork City 3 ALTHOUGH they suffered Munster Junior Cup heartbreak on Sunday, losing 0-3 in a penalty shootout against Limerick’s Ballynanty Rovers, having been reduced to 10 men for the closing 15 minutes, a senior friendly encounter with top League of Ireland side Cork City was much more satisfying for Killarney Celtic.… Continue Reading

Celtic set to host City slickers

DOUBLE champions Killarney Celtic will have a golden opportunity to test their skills and stamina against League of Ireland opposition this Thursday night when they entertain hotshots Cork City in a pre-season friendly at Celtic Park (kick-off: 7.00pm). The game, under lights, is expected to attract a bumper attendance to see the Kerry League and… Continue Reading

First in Kerry honour for the hoops

DOUBLE champions Killarney Celtic FC have been awarded the prestigious Club Mark by the FAI, the first club in Kerry to achieve the honour. It is awarded to clubs who can prove they comply with best practice in governance, management and administration and the work done by the club to achieve the entry level award… Continue Reading

Alex to answer Ireland’s call

A HUGELY promising young soccer player from Killarney has been selected for the provisional squad for the Republic of Ireland under training squad for a game against the Netherlands next April. Alex Hennigan of Killarney Athletic has received official confirmation of his inclusion from the FAI. Training will commence in the AUL complex in Malahide,… Continue Reading

Celtic stronger than ever for cup tie

THIS Saturday night is the big one for Killarney Celtic FC as they entertain Regional United FC from Limerick in the fifth round of the prestigious FAI Junior Cup. Brian Spillane and Peter McCarthy will lead their side into battle under lights at Celtic Park (kick-off: 7.00pm) and a bumper home attendance is anticipated. The… Continue Reading