Category Archives: Soccer

Celtic seal third cup win in four years

REIGNING Kerry soccer kingpins Killarney Celtic have completed the first leg of their bid to repeat last season’s glorious league and cup double. And they did so in utterly convincing fashion with a 5-0 demolition of Tralee Dynamos – the former superpower of Kerry soccer – in a somewhat lopsided Greyhound Bar KO Cup final… Continue Reading

Stage set for summer soccer sevens

THE big kick-off is rapidly approaching in the annual Killarney Athletic seven-a-side summer soccer tournament which, this year, will be completed within a two-week period. The draw for the first round games will take place on Monday, June 10 in The Shire Cafe, Killarney at 9.00pm and the games – both senior and underage –… Continue Reading

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