Category Archives: Soccer

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

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