IT’S summertime and the eagerly-awaited kick-off for the annual Killarney Athletic soccer sevens is rapidly approaching.
The event will get underway on Monday, June 24 at the club grounds and, once again, the main sponsor is Killarney Credit Union.
This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the first summer soccer and it has now been streamlined to be run over two weeks, with games taking place Monday to Friday and underage games being played on the new astro turf pitch.
The finals are scheduled to take place on Thursday and Friday, July 11/12 and there will be separate competitions for senior men, over 35 and underage boys from 10-16 years.
Last year The Fáilte Legends – made up largely of Killarney Celtic’s first team – clinched the Premier Cup with an impressive 5-2 win against Liebherr.
The draw for this year’s event:
Group 1: Mackey’s Mosers, Killarney FC, Hardy Bucks, MD O’Shea’s Park Road
Group 2: The Lake Hotel, Dan Linehan’s Bar, Killarney Park Hotel, Mackey’s Crew
Group 3: Dean Machine, Dunboy Construction, Shire FC, Fáilte Legends
Group 4: Just The Tip, Idle Hands, Tim Jones Family Butchers, Tatler Toffees
Group 1: Murphy’s Bar, Mug & Bean, Tim Jones Older Butchers, Mackey’s Crew, Dunboy Legends
Group 2: Leane’s Tool Hire, Bunkers Bar, Aghadoe Physiotheraphy, Jimmy Brien’s Bar, Kerry Chimney Services
Predators, The Auctioneer’s Boys, Fossa Red Army, Dream Team
Group 1: Hardly Athletic, Golden Nugget, Bellview Woods Childcare, SuperMacs Celts
Group 2: Coolick Celtic, The Bus Parkers, The Hammers
Group 1: The Spice Girls, Artic Cactus, Barca Z’s FC, Bohemians FC
Group 2: Ivory Toast, Dirty Sausage Underground Café, Classic 10, Boru Barbers Wanderers
Group 1: Lincoln Skins, Game Over Ball Burst, Omega Fitted Furniture
Group 2: United Four Star Pizza, Killarney FC, Dorrian’s Disciples, JR Spares
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