Category Archives: Soccer

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

Hand the job to the dream team

A FORMER manager of the Republic of Ireland soccer team, who is now living in Kerry, believes the international side played with a real fear over the past 12 months and the players seemed afraid to make mistakes. Eoin Hand said during the latter stages of Martin O’Neil’s reign there didn’t appear to be any… Continue Reading

Celtic send city slickers packing

KERRY soccer kingpins Killarney Celtic produced a scintillating display in the hugely competitive Munster Champions Cup at the weekend to knock out title holders and raging favourites Janesboro FC of Limerick. Brian Spillane’s side can now justifiably claim to be right up there with the best in the province after they registered a terrific 2-1… Continue Reading

Bragging rights for the hoops of Celtic

JUST as Dr Crokes earned local bragging rights following their emphatic victory over Killarney Legion in the Kerry SFC quarter-final on Sunday, Killarney Celtic players, mentors and supporters also have cause to be brandishing king-sized smiles this week after they overcame Killarney Athletic in an all-Killarney FAI Junior Cup clash. Celtic, who took over from… Continue Reading