New Munster GAA Post Primary Schools Web Site


Munster GAA PPS web site launched

Munster GAA Post Primary Schools have today launched a new web site.

With the Dr. Harty Cup beginning this Wednesday followed by the Corn Ui Mhuiri next week, the new site at http://www.munstergaapps.ie is another step along the road in our pursuit to make Post-Primary Schools GAA activities accessible to a wide audience both in schools and in the general public.

The new web site includes all fixtures & results, match reports, photos, school contact details, an extensive roll of honour section and integration with our popular @munsterpps Twitter account.

All feedback is welcome and can be sent to info.munster@gaa.ie.


Visit the Munster GAA PPS Web Site – http://www.munstergaapps.ie

Electric Ireland Munster MFC – Cork 1-14 Tipperary 1-11

Cork defeated Tipperary by 1-14 to 1-11 in the first round of the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship on Wednesday April 13th at Pairc Ui Rinn.




Cork minors finally throw off Tipp curse to advance to semi-finals

Cork 1-14 Tipperary 1-11

Report from the Irish Times newspaper

Cork advanced to the Munster Minor Football Championship semi-final by defeating Tipperary for the first time in four attempts at Pairc Ui Rinn on Wednesday evening.

The sides were level at 1-11 apiece with 10 minutes to go, but Cork’s dynamic inside line conjured up with three points to run out worthy winners. In the first-half Cork started brightly and were 1-4 to 0-1 in front before Tipperary finally settled. They were boosted by a fifth minute goal from centre-forward Colm O’Callaghan who found himself in space and finished impressively with a low, hard shot to the corner of the net.

Right corner-forward Damien Gore formed part of a dangerous inside line and kicked three points, two from frees, with Mark Buckley in the other corner also getting on the mark. Tipp midfielders Ben Hyland and Conor Cashman broke Cork’s early dominance as the visitors kicked four points without response to be well in the contest approaching the interval.

Hyland’s influence was reflected in his three points with Daire Egan finding the range, too, as Cork went 15 minutes without a score until full-forward Kevin O’Donovan obliged, the home side 1-6 to 0-6 ahead at the break. Cork increased their lead to seven points on the resumption before Conor Cashman palmed in Tipp’s goal after 37 minutes to start the fight back only for Cork to finish strongly.

Cork: M White; D Scannell, A McCarthy, L O’Donovan; T Corkery, N Walsh, captain, J McCarthy; J Ryan, C Foley; B O’Gorman, C O’Callaghan (1-0), C Maguire; D Gore (0-8, five frees), K O’Donovan (0-1), M Buckley (0-5)
Subs: S Minihane for McCarthy injured 24 mins, G O’Donoghue for Ryan 42 mins, S Ryan for Foley 45 mins, S O’Sullivan for O’Gorman 49 mins, S O’Driscoll for Maguire 55 mins.

Tipperary: J Dolan; J Harney, P Feehan (0-1), J Flannery; C English (0-1), D Brennan, S Nolan; C Cashman (1-0), B Hyland (0-5, three frees, one ‘45); R Lambe, C Boland, D Egan (0-1); J Lyons (0-1), M Barlow (0-1 free), A English
Subs: S Ryan (0-1 free) for Barlow 35 mins, S Quinlan for A English 50 mins, C Murphy for Egan 54 mins, C Kennedy for Hyland 59 mins.

Referee: B Kelly (Clare)


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Audio – Cork minor football manager Brian Herlihy on Cork v Tipperary in the
Munster Minor Football Championshio


Team News

The Tipperary team to play Cork in the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Quarter-Final on this Wednesday night, April 13th in Pairc Uí Rinn at 7pm has been announced by manager Mike O’Sullivan and lines out as follows;

1. Jack Dolan – Fethard
2. Jack Harney – Moyle Rovers
3. Paudie Feehan – Killenaule
4. Jake Flannery – Galtee Rovers
5. Colin English – Fr. Sheehy’s
6. Daire Brennan – Kilsheelan-Kilcash
7. Stephen Nolan – Drom & Inch
8. Conor Cashman – Cahir
9. Ben Hyland – Fr. Sheehy’s
10. Ryan Lambe – Clonmel Commercials
11. Calvin Bolan – Clonmel Commercials
12. Daire Egan – Galtee Rovers
13. John Lyons – Grangemockler-Ballyneale
14. Michael Barlow – Ardfinnan
15. Adrian English – Ballyporeen

Cork Team
1. Mark White (Clonakilty)
2. Dylan Scannell (Ahan Gaels/St. Marys)
3. Alan Mc Carthy (St Finbarrs)
4. Liam O’Donovan (Clonakilty) Vice Captain
5. Tadhg Corkery (Cill na Martra)
6. Nathan Walsh (Douglas) Captain
7. Jack McCarthy (Carrigaline)
8. Jack Ryan (Sliabh Rua/Ballymartle)
9. Cathal Foley (WesternGaels/Kilmichael)
10. Blake O’Gorman (Macroom)
11. Colm O’Callaghan (Eire Og)
12. Cathal Maguire (Castlehaven)
13. Damien Gore (Kilmacabea)
14. Kevin O’Donovan (Nemo Rangers)
15. Mark Buckley (Sam Maguires/Dohenys)
Subs
16. Kevin Mc Mahon (Kilshannig)
17. Rory O’Driscoll (Garnish)
18. Gearoid O’Donoghue (Ballincollig)
19. Sean Ryan (Ballinascarthy)
20. Sean O’Sullivan (Mitchelstown)
21. Shane O’Driscoll (Glanmire)
22. Sean Minihane (Ilen Rovers)
23. Lorcan Finn (Mitchelstown)
24. Sean Dennehy (St Finbarrs)

Extended Panel Members
Cian Denn (St Michael’s)
Jason Twomey (Éire Óg)
Michael Oakes (Bishopstown)

Not Considered due to Injury
Ed Leahy (Aghada)
Ryan Fowley (Buttevant)
Aidan Browne (Trinity Gaels/Newmarket)
Chris Og Jones (Western Gaels/Iveleary)

Management:
Brian Herlihy – Manager (Dohenys)
Bernie Collins – Coach (Castlehaven)
Mick Comyns (St Finbarrs)
Donal McCarthy (Valley Rovers)
Noel O Leary (Cill na Martra)

Backroom Staff:
Goalkeeping – Coach (Alan Quirke)
Strengthing & Conditioning Coach (Colm Crowley)
Medic Dr Colm Murphy
Physio: Colin Lane, Ciaran O’Shaughnessy


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Munster Inter Divisional Under 16 Hurling Competition 2015

The Munster Inter Divisional Under 16 Hurling Competition 2015 took place over the May Bank Holiday weekend.

A Competition
Cork City A 2-17 v Mid Clare 2-15 semi final
Cork East A 1-11 v North Tipperary 1-07 semi final

Cork City A 0-12 Cork East A 1-06 Final
Mid Tipperary 1-12 Mid Clare 1-10 Plate Final

B Final
North Kerry 1-14 v South Tipperary 1-07

Click to view the full list of results

Click to view photos from the competition

2015 McGrath Cup Senior Football Results

See below a list of the 2015 Munster GAA McGrath Cup Senior Football results.


Results

FINAL

Waterford 3-12 UCC 1-9

SEMI-FINALS

UCC 0-18 IT Tralee 0-6

Waterford 0-8 Cork 0-7

QUARTER FINALS

IT Tralee 4-12 Kerry 0-16

UCC 4-16 Limerick 3-9

Cork 1-14 Tipperary 0-12

Waterford 1-11 CIT 0-9

PRELIMINARY ROUND

Waterford 1-16 UL 2-7

Cork 7-20 Mary I 0-4


McGrath Cup Results – 2010 to 2015


Dean Ryan Cup Semi-Final Results

The Dean Ryan Cup Under 16 1/2 A Hurling Semi-Finals took place on Friday November 7th.

16.5 A Hurling S/F Results
Our Lady’s Templemore 4-20 Thurles CBS 4-17 AET
Midleton CBS 2-11 Charleville CBS 0-7


Our Lady’s Templemore V Thurles CBS

Thurles CBS Panel

1 McKelvey Anthony Moycarkey Borris
2 Ryan James Clonoulty Rossmore
3 O’Gorman Eddie Holycross Ballycahill
4 Fogarty Philip Holycross Ballycahill
5 Purcell Michael Durlas og
6 Leahy Diarmuid Moyne Templetouhy
7 Ryan Seosamh Durlas Og
8 O’ Dwyer Killian Killenaule
9 Kelly Matthew Durlas Og
10 Flanagan Stephen Holycross Ballycahill
11 Butler TJ Upperchurch Drombane
12 Woods Darragh Holycross Ballycahill
13 Bourke Cathal Clonoulty Rossmore
14 Barry Eoin Killenaule
15 Troy Gearoid Emeralds
16 O’Brien Matt Durlas Og
16 Bourke Ewan Holycross Ballycahill
17 Ryan Jimmy Holycross Ballycahill
18 Quirke Donnacha Clonoulty Rossmore
19 Moore Evan Durlas Og
20 Hayes Eoin Moycarkey Borris
21 Fahey Conor Upperchurch Drombane
22 Ryan Eoin Moycarkey Borris
23 Quirke Odhran Clonoulty Rossmore
24 Maher Anthony Clonoulty Rossmore
25 Bryan Jack Moycarkey Borris
26 Moore Jack Gortnahoe Glengoole
27 Connolly Ciaran Loughmore Castleiney
28 Croke David Holycross Ballycahill
29 Murphy Alex Holycross Ballycahill
30 Bourke Patrick Upperchurch Drombane
31 Byrne Bill Durlas og
32 Ryan Aaron Sean Treacys
33 Smith Colm Galmoy
34 Butler David Gortnahoe Glengoole
35 Ryan Denis Upperchurch Drombane
36 Ryan Jack Clonoulty Rossmore
37 O’Connor Graham Killenaule
38 Dolan Jack Fethard
39 Brennan Daragh Upperchurch Drombane
40 Bergin Eddie JK Brackens
41 Briody Finn Holycross Ballycahill
42 Murphy Michael Durlas og
43 O’Mara Brian Holycross Ballycahill

Team Management; Eamon Buckley, Ollie Kelly & Pierce Murphy.

Our Lady’s Templemore Dean Ryan Panel 2014/2015

1 Thomas Hennessy Clonakenny
2 Delacey Byrne Clonakenny
3 Neil Quinlan J.K.Brackens
4 Padraig Campion Drom-Inch
5 Eoghan Ryan Loughmore-Castleiney
6 Brian McGrath Loughmore-Castleiney
7 Diarmuid Ryan Clonakenny
8 David O Shea J.K.Brackens
9 Paul Bergin Drom-Inch
10 Ray MacCormack Borris-Ileigh
11 Matthew O Sullivan Clonakenny
12 Stephen Nolan Drom-Inch
13 Jamie Morrissey Moyne-Templetuohey
14 Aidan O Meara Drom-Inch
15 Lyndon Fairbrother J.K.Brackens
17 Eoin Nesbitt Clonakenny
18 Shane Ryan Drom-Inch
19 Eanna MacBride J.K.Brackens
20 Eoin Collins Drom-Inch
21 Gearoid O Connor Moyne-Templetuohey
22 Jack Ryan Toomevara
23 Andrew Ormonde J.K.Brackens
24 Michael O Connell Loughmore-Castleiney
27 Conor Shanahan Clonakenny
25 Alexi Harty Clonakenny
26 Darragh Sweeney Loughmore-Castleiney
16 Martin O Connel Loughmore-Castleiney
28 Sean Ryan Templederry-Kenyons

Team Management; Gerry Ryan, Rory Purcell


Charleville CBS V Midleton CBS

Charleville CBS Dean Ryan Panel 2014/15

1. Conor Buckley Charleville
2. Niall Crowley Ballyhea
3. Jack Meade Charleville
4. Padraic O’Shea Churchtown
5. Jack Callaghan Charleville
6. Jack Doyle Charleville
7. PJ Herr Effin
8. John Geary Newtown Shandrum
9. Darragh Guiney Newtown Shandrum
10. Tom Hanley Ballyhea
11. Jamie Copps Ballyhea
12. Darragh Hawe Newtown Shandrum
13. Cathal O’Brien Newtown Shandrum
14. James Fitzgerald Croom
15. Tommy Cronolly Bruree
16. John O’Sullivan Newtown Shandrum
17. Jake Madigan Charleville
18. Jack Twomey Newtown Shandrum
19. Ciarán Sheehan Charleville
20. Cian Cotter Ballyagran
21. Tim Hawe Charleviile
22. James O’Leary Ballyhea
23. David O’Connell Bruree
24. Kevin Laffan Croom
25. Cormac O’Brien Newtown Shandrum
26. Conor Griffin Newtown Shandrum
27. Adam Costello Banogue
28. Coanall Sheehan Newtown Shandrum
29. Kieran Foley Newtown Shandrum
30. David Jones Dromina
31. Oisin Foley Ballyhea
32. Sean O’Kelly Ballyhea
33. Jamie McAuliffe Newtown Shandrum
34. Sean Slattery Newtown Shandrum
35. Kieran O’Sullivan Newtown Shandrum
36. Charlie Collins Charleville
37. Luke Crowley Charleville

Team Management; Kevin Butler, David Garvey & Tim O Callaghan.

Midleton CBS Dean Ryan Panel 2014/2015

1. Ross Walsh (St. Colman’s)
2. Ciarr O’ Connor (Fr. O’ Neill’s)
3. Sean O’ Leary Hayes (Midleton)
4. Ed Leahy (Aghada)
5. Sean O’ Meara (Midleton)
6. Jack McDonnell (Aghada)
7. Ryan McConville (Midleton)
8. Daire Crotty (Carrigtwohill) – Captain
9. Brendan Twomey (Carrigtwohill)
10. Charlie Terry (Aghada)
11. Andrew Leahy (Killeagh)
12. Liam O’ Shea (lisgoold)
13. Padraig O’ Brien (Midleton)
14. Conor Keegan (Carrigtwohill)
15. Liam Gosnell (Carrigtwohill)
16. Aaron Walsh (Killeagh)
17. Aaron Walsh Barry (Carrigtwohill)
18. Chris Power (Midleton)
19. Eoin O’ Sullivan (St. Colman’s)
20. Kalen O’ Donoghue (Aghada)
21. Adam Daly (Midleton)
22. Christopher Coughlan (Killeagh)
23. Sean O’ Sullivan (Midleton)
24. –
25. Eoin Dorgan (Fr. O’ Neill’s)

Jamie Landers
John O’ Dwyer
Matthew Leahy
Michael Kelly
Cathal Gunning

Team Management: Aylwin Kearney, Tim Collins

Dr. Harty Cup – Our Lady’s Templemore v Charleville CBS

Our Lady’s Templemore prevail in round 2 of the Dr. Harty Cup

Report courtesy of Paddy Ryan

Our Lady’s Templemore 1-20 Charleville CBS 2–14

Our Lady’s Templemore led all through this Harty Cup clash at Tipperary yesterday. In the opening half the winners were quick to get on top and a series of points by Kevin Hassett, Stephen Nolan, Brian McGrath, Jordan Moloney and Lyndon Fairbrother gave them a commanding lead. Charleville had points in the first half by Paddy O’Loughlin (2) Darragh Fitzgibbon, Sean Griffin and Tim O’Mahony. At the interval Our Lady’s led 0-13 to 0- 5.

Charleville made a huge contribution on the restart. Outstanding performances by Jack Barry, Tim O’Mahony, Sean Griffin and Darragh Fitzgibbon saw them eat into the lead. A goal by Darragh Fitzgibbon followed by a pointed free by Tim O’Mahony left just a point between the sides entering the final quarter 0-16 to 2-9. The North Cork side were unable to get any closer with Templemore having a point by Anthony Ryan. Tim O’Mahony with another pointed free following a foul on Darragh Fitzgibbon got them back within a point once more.

In the 50th minute Brian McGrath (free) and Sean Griffin exchanged another points 0-18 to 2- 11. The North Tipperary side had their goal in the 52nd minute when Cian Collins saved very well from Stephen Nolan with the rebound going to Radostaw Natkaniec who goaled from close range 1-18 to 2- 11. Both sides exchanged late points with Our Lady’s holding out for a close win.

Scorers for Our Lady’s : Lyndon Fairbrother 0-5(0-2f) Kevin Hassett 0-3, Radostaw Natkaniec 1-0, Anthony Ryan 0-2, Jamie Bergin 0-2, Jordan Moloney 0-2, Stephen Nolan 0-2, Brian McGrath 0-2f. Colm Kinane 0-1, Ciaran Thornte 0-1f.

Charleville CBS : Tim O’Mahony 1 -6(0-6f) Darragh Fitzgibbon 1-1, Sean Griffin 0-3, Paddy O’Loughlin 0-2f, Jack Barry 0-2.

OUR LADY’S TEMPLEMORE : David O’Shea (J K Bracken’s) Emmet Moloney (Drom & Inch) Diarmuid Ryan (Clonakenny) Tom Murphy (J K Bracken’s) Ciaran Thorpe (Drom & Inch) Brian McGrath (Loughmore-Castleiney) Martin Delaney (J K Bracken’s) Kevin Hassett (Drom & Inch) Anthony Ryan (Loughmore Castleiney) Stephen Nolan (Drom & Inch) Ross Donnelly (Templederry Kenyons) Jamie Morrissey (Moyne Templetuohy) Jamie Bergin (Drom & Inch) Jordan Moloney (J K Bracken’s) Lyndon Fairbrother (do)
Subs : Radostaw Natkaniec (JK Brackens) for Jamie Morrissey, Colm Kinane (Drom & Inch) for Ross Donnelly.

CHARLEVILLE CBS : Cian Collins (Charleville) Jack Doyle (do) Micheal Houlihan (Kilmallock) Jack Meade (Charleville) Paddy O’Loughlin (Kilmallock) P J Herr (Effin) Mark Crowley (Ballyhea) Jack Barry (Charleville) Finbarr Cagney (do) Sean Griffin (‘Shandrum) Tim O’Mahony (do) Billy Cagney (Castletown-Ballyagran) Darragh Fitzgibbon (Charleville) Kieran Cagney (‘Shandrum) James Kennedy (Charleville)
Subs : John Geary (‘Shandrum) for Bill Cagney, Jack Callaghan (Charleville) for Mark Crowley, Tom Hanley (Ballyhea) for James Kennedy, Aaron Fitzgerald (Bruree) for Kieran Cagney.

Referee: John O’Brien (Tipperary)

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Munster Junior Football Final – Kerry 3-14 Cork 0-13

Kerry defeated Cork by 3-14 to 0-13 in the Munster GAA Junior Football Championship Final on Wednesday July 2nd at Austin Stack Park Tralee.


Clinical Kerry’s early scoring burst leaves Rebels reeling

By Eoghan Cormican for the Irish Examiner web site

Kerry 3-14 Cork 0-13

First blood to Kerry. Last night’s Munster junior decider was the first of three meetings between the counties this week and bragging rights, courtesy of this hugely emphatic win, rest with the Kingdom ahead of Sunday’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh double-header.

The visitors entered the game as reigning Munster and All-Ireland champions, the latter achievement ensuring a Cork team would have to be built from scratch for the current campaign, manager Paul McCarthy and his backroom staff the only remaining link to 2013. It showed, badly at times last night.

Cork lacked cohesion in several quarters while this game was still a contest, their link-up play extremely poor and though their efforts could not be faulted, it was all too evident that this team required further time spent together. Put simply, last night’s clash arrived too soon in their development as a unit. For Kerry, the silverware had all but been lifted by half-time. Leading by 2-8 to 0-5, their opponents had been marched to the gallows and the noose swiftly tightened.

Indeed, Brian Crowley’s goal on 28 seconds served as a microcosm for Kerry’s clinical nature over the hour. By the end of the first quarter Wallace’s charges has established a 1-4 to 0-1 advantage – corner-forwards Gavin O’Grady (0-2, 0-1 free) and Thomas Hickey (0-2) prospering amid the debris of the Cork defence.

Cork clawed their way back into proceedings through Seamus Hickey, Anthony O’Connor, Paul Condon and Conor Flanagan (0-1 free), but a charmed existence were they living at the other end. O’Grady and Hickey were both hugely unfortunate not to raise green flags, with Brian Crowley’s powerful strike thundering off the crossbar.

On 27 minutes, the Cork resistance broke. O’Grady provided the final pass to Hickey and the Castleisland Desmonds forward rounded ‘keeper Pat Kirby to slot home. O’Grady and Hickey nailed the target in the ensuing passages of play and Cork’s cause was a lost one heading for the dressing room at half-time. “It is a sign of a young team to be looking for goals,” smiled Wallace.

“The average age of the team is 21 and youth is what we went for when we are assembling a panel. Three of the lads are U21 for the next two years. The one thing we didn’t want was a battle, Brian Crowley got a superb goal at the outset and we drove on from there. It was probably a script you couldn’t have written. The second goal was crucial as Cork were beginning to dominate at midfield.

“They really took the game to us in the second-half. Luckily our substitutions worked and we never let Cork back into it, we never let them within six points. Once Cork didn’t get a goal we were always in control.” Cork, as noted, battle gamely at the change of ends with a brace of Mark Sugrue and Paul Condon frees, added to a terrific Seamus Hickey score, reducing the gap to 2-11 to 0-11 entering the final quarter. A goal they craved, but it never looked like materialising.

Instead, it was Kerry who rocked home goal number three – Gavin O’Grady successful from the penalty spot on 57 minutes. “To be Munster champions is only one side of it. A lot of the guys out there are after coming up through the underage system unable to beat good Cork teams at minor and U21 level. This is a massive monkey of their back,” Wallace continued. “This is a big win. Munster title, yes, but the fact they beat Cork from a Kerry football point of view is huge.”

Scorers for Kerry: G O’Grady (1-6, 1-0 pen, 0-2 frees); T Hickey (1-4); B Crowley (1-2); S Moloney (0-2)

Scorers for Cork: P Condon (0-5, 0-3 frees); M Sugrue (0-3, 0-3 frees); S Hickey, A O’Connor (0-2 each); C Flanagan (0-1, 0-1 free).

KERRY: S Murphy (Kilcummin); S Lynch (Spa), K O’Dwyer (Waterville), D Wrenn (Tarbert); G Gibson (Waterville), D Daly (St Mary’s), G Crowley (Templenoe); A Garnett (Spa), B O’Sullivan (Valentia); B Crowley (Templenoe), C Keating (Skellig Rangers), P O’Connor (Cordal); G O’Grady (Glenbeigh/Glencar), P Kennelly (Ballydonoghue), T Hickey (Castleisland Desmonds).
Subs: S Moloney (John Mitchels) for O’Dwyer (30 mins), A O’Donoghue (John Mitchels) for O’Dwyer (38), M Brennan (Churchill) for Garnett (44), K Hurley (St Pats) for O’Sullivan (59).

CORK: P Kirby (Tadhg Mac Carthaigh); J Daly (Fermoy), J McLoughlin (Kanturk), M O’Shea (Glengarriff); N McCarthy (Kinsale), F O’Shea (Clyda Rovers), B Withers (Lyre); M Dineen (Castlehaven), J Kind (Passage West); J Dineen (Eire Óg), C Flanagan (Clyda Rovers), M Sugrue (Bandon); S Hickey (Rockchapel), P Condon (Mayfield), A O’Connor (Knocknagree).
Subs: S Murphy (Ballydesmond) for Daly (HT), C Brosnan (Brian Dillons) for Kind (HT), R Buckley (Macroom) for Murphy (48, bc), K Sheehan (Mallow) for J Dineen (55).

Referee: D O’Mahoney (Tipperary)


Munster GAA Junior Football Final

Kerry 3-14 Cork 0-13

Kerry cruised to a ten points victory over Cork in the Munster Junior football final at Austin Stack Park on Wednesday evening before an attendance of 1,336 who saw some fine attacking football throughout, especially from the winners. Kerry were well worth their 10 points winning margin and took the game to their opponents from the start, and were it not for a tendency to overplay the ball at stages, especially in the opening half, they may even have been more comfortable winners.
The home-side got the perfect start when Thomas Hickey’s inviting pass opened up a run at goal for Brian Crowley who made no mistake after just 30 seconds of play. Kerry should have got another major straight from the kick out with Philip O’Connor just failing to connect but Thomas Hickey, who was to trouble the Cork defence throughout that opening half, pointed soon after and Gavan O’Grady, another man to shine, made it 1-2 to no score after just 6 minutes. Conor Flanagan opened Cork’s account from a free, but with Andrew Garnett in fine form in the centre of the field, the Kerry forwards enjoyed an abundance of possession and they went on to lead by 1-4 to 0-2 at the end of the first quarter. Cork did improve as the game wore on, with Anthony O’Connor and Seamus Hickey in the corners impressing up front but poor shooting was to cost them while at the other end Thomas Hickey had his fourth point by the 22nd minute and Kerry led by 1-6 to 0-3. Gavan O’Grady then set up Thomas Hickey for a well worked goal in the 27th minute and further points from Brian Crowley and O’Grady saw Kerry lead by 2-8 to 0-5 at the interval.

The sides swapped points on three occasions on the restart with O’Grady, Crowley and sub Sean Moloney adding to Kerry’s total, and Paul Condon converting two frees for Cork but Kerry then seemed to take their foot off the pedal and with Cork coming more into the game in the middle third of the field they had three unanswered points, including a fine long range effort from the ground by Mark Sugrue, and the margin was now down to 6 points, 2-11 to 0-11 at the three quarter stage. The Kerry sideline acted however, introducing some fresh blood and Edmund Walsh in particular fared well and the net result was that Kerry regained their composure with three fine scores, two from O’Grady and another form Sean Moloney. Kerry sealed victory when Gavan O’Grady was pulled down in the square and he dusted himself down and despatched the resultant penalty to the net for Kerry’s final score four minutes from time.
After the game, Chairman of the Munster Council, Robert Frost, presented the Munster Junior Cup to Thomas Hickey. It was Kerry’s 41st title in the grade.

Scorers:
Kerry; Gavan O’Grady 1-6 (1-2fr), Thomas Hickey 1-4, Brian Crowley 1-2, Sean Moloney 0-2.
Cork: Paul Condon 0-5 (3fr), Seamus Hickey, Anthony O’Connor Conor Flanagan (2 Fr), Mark Sugrue (2Fr) 0-2 each.


When – Wednesday July 2nd at 7:30pm

Where – Austin Stack Park, Tralee

Referee – Derek O’Mahoney (Tipperary)
Stand-by Referee – David Grogan (Tipperary)
Linesman – Sean Lonergan (Tipperary)
Sideline Official – John O’Brien (Tipperary)
Umpires – Ger Meagher, Paddy Noonan, Stan Barlow, Liam Barrett (Tipperary)

Extra time – (2 periods x 10 minutes only) to be played if sides finish level at the end of 60 minutes


Team News

The Cork Junior Football will line out as follows:

1. Patrick Kirby (Tadgh MacCarthaigh)
2. Jeffrey Daly (Fermoy)
3. John McLoughlin (Kanturk – Captain)
4. Mathew O’Shea (Glengarrif)
5. Niall McCarthy (Kinsale)
6. Fionn O’ Shea (Clyda Rovers)
7. Brendan Withers (Lyre)
8. Michael Dineen (Castlehaven)
9. James Kind (Passage)
10. John Dineen (Eire Og)
11. Conor Flanagan (Clyda Rovers)
12. Mark Sugrue (Bandon)
13. Seamus Hickey (Rockchapel)
14. Paul Condon (Mayfield)
15. Anthony O’ Connor (Knocknagree)

Subs
16. Anthony Casey (Kiskeam)
17. Rory Buckley (Macroom)
18. Sean Murphy (Ballydesmond)
19. Cillian Brosnan (Brian Dillons)
20. Fionn Herlihy (Mitchelstown)
21. Kevin Sheehan (Mallow)
22. Paul Cronin (St. Michael’s)
23. Alan Barry (Glanmire)
24. Shane Beston (Mitchelstown)

Paul McCarthy and his selectors have made three changes to the team that beat Limerick in the semi-final, with Michael Dineen, John Dineen and Anthony O’Connor coming in in place of Seán Murphy, Brian Coughlan and Shane Beston.

The Kerry Junior team is as follows:

1 Shane Murphy Kilcummin
2 Shane Lynch Spa
3 Kevin O’Dwyer Waterville
4 Danny Wrenn Tarbert
5 Greg Gibson Waterville
6 Denis Daly St. Marys
7 Gavin Crowley Templenoe
8 Andrew Garnett Spa
9 Brendan O’Sullivan Valentia
10 Brian Crowley Templenoe
11 Ciaran Keating Skellig Rangers
12 Philip O’Connor Cordal
13 Gavan O’Grady Glenbeigh Glencar
14 Paul Kennelly Ballydonoghue
15 Thomas Hickey (Capt) Castleisland Desmonds
Fir Ionaid:
16 Sean Óg Ó Ciardubháin Cordal
17 Alan O’Donoghue John Mitchels
18 Edmund Walsh Knocknagoshel
19 Michael Brennan Churchill
20 Dara Roche Glenflesk
21 Paidraig Ó Sé An Ghaeltacht
22 Gary Sayers Keel
23 Kieran Hurley St. Pats
24 Sean Moloney John Mitchels

Bainistíocht:
Bainisteoir: Stephen Wallace (Ardfert)
Róghnoirí: Fergus Clifford (Listry), Timmy O’Sullivan (Kerins O’Rahillys), Denis O’Sullivan (Dromid Pearses).


For the Record

Cork Kerry
2013 Championship Performance Defeated Limerick by 5-17 to 2-8 in the Quarter-Final.Defeated Clare by 0-18 to 0-9 in the semi-final.

Defeated Waterford by 1-18 to 0-9 in the Munster Final.

Defeated Lancashire in All Ireland semi-final by 1-15 to 1-9.

Won All Ireland title defeating Kildare by 0-13 to 1-7.

Lost to Tipperary by 1-15 to 0-11 in the Quarter-Final.
Number of Munster Junior Football titles 29 40
Last Munster Junior Football Title 2013 2012
Munster Junior Football Championship Record since 2000 Played – 32
Won – 24
Lost – 8
Drawn – 0
Played – 32
Won – 24
Lost – 7
Drawn – 1
Last meeting in the Munster Junior Football Championship June 10th 2012 (Munster Semi-Final) – Kerry 0-13 Cork 1-8
at Pairc Ui Chaoimh

Munster GAA FOOTBALL Junior Championship 2014

Quarter-Finals

Saturday May 31st

@ Pairc na nGael, Limerick           Limerick 1-13           Tipperary 1-10

Saturday June 7th

@ Cusack Park, Ennis                   Clare 2-9                   Waterford 1-11

Semi-Finals

Saturday June 21st

@ Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork             Cork 0-15                  Limerick 0-13

Sunday June 22nd

@ Cusack Park, Ennis                   Kerry 2-12                 Clare 0-7

Final

Wednesday July 2nd  

@ Austin Stack Park, Tralee          Cork v Kerry @ 7:30pm

Useful Information

Cork and Kerry have won the title in every second year since 2005 – with Cork winning the odd numbered years and Kerry the even numbered years.

The last Munster final between Cork and Kerry was in 2011 when Cork won by 0-10 to 1-5 in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

The last time the teams met at a Kerry venue was the 2010 semi-final at Fitzgerald Stadium when Kerry won by 1-12 to 0-9.

Munster GAA FOOTBALL Junior Championship Roll Of Honour

Kerry (40) – 1913, 1914, 1915, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1934, 1936, 1938, 1941, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1983, 1985, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012

Cork (29) – 1911, 1932, 1933, 1940, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011,2013

Tipperary (7) – 1910, 1912, 1923, 1935, 1937, 1952, 1998

Limerick (4) – 1916, 1929, 1939, 1950

Waterford (3) – 1948, 1999, 2004

Clare (1) – 1925

Munster GAA FOOTBALL Junior Championship – List of Winning Teams

Visit the Munster GAA web site History section to view the complete list of each winning team since the competition began in 1910 – http://munster.gaa.ie/history/jf_teams/

Munster Junior FOOTBALL Cup

No Name – Presented by Munster Council in 1957

All Ireland GAA FOOTBALL Junior Championship

36 of the 82 All-Ireland titles contested in this grade have been won by 4 Munster counties. In the Junior Football All Ireland Roll of Honour, Cork and Kerry lead the way with 17 and 15 titles respectively. Tipperary have won 3 All-Ireland’s while Waterford’s 2 titles came in 1999 and 2004.  23 counties in total have won an All-Ireland Junior Football title.

Munster Minor Football 2nd Playoff – Waterford 6-9 Clare 4-12

Waterford defeated Clare by 6-9 to 4-12 in the Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Championship 2nd Playoff on Tuesday April 29th at Fraher Field Dungarvan.


Photos from the game in Dungarvan


Déise edge Clare in 10-goal thriller

By Tomás McCarthy for the Irish Examiner newspaper

Waterford 6-9 Clare 4-12

A last-minute Joe Allen strike settled an outrageously open and enjoyable 10-goal treat at Fraher Field last night. Playing a fast moving, direct brand of football in the Dungarvan sun, Oran Curran’s strikeforce outgunned the Banner as two attack-minded outfits traded blows before 277 fans.

Joe Allen (2-4), Conor Gleeson (five points and three assists) and Conor Prunty (two goals) thrived in the free-scoring environment. On the opposite side, Keelan Sexton (2-5) drove a Clare comeback from nine points back with the full-forward line posting 1-7 between them.

Waterford coasted three goals clear (4-4 to 1-4) amid a flurry of first-half activity. Joe Allen produced an unstoppable drive just 12 seconds in, after being played in by Conor Gleeson. Allen added a point seconds later. The Banner were always dangerous and a swift turn by Evan Courtney after 14 minutes set up an opening for Darren Nagle to goal.

The Déise supplied Gleeson with regularity and The Nire frontman hit two points and played the final pass in three first-half majors. He transferred to Dylan Guiry who punched to the net after 16 minutes. Aaron Donnelly intercepted a Clare kickout six minutes later and, after an exchange with Gleeson, fired low and hard. Conor Prunty rounded off another move.

The visitors ate into that lead and brought it to within three. Keelan Sexton beat keeper Craig Brown and a pair of Aidan Davidson points left them only a goal behind (4-5 to 2-8). Waterford eased their anxiety when Conor Prunty slotted his second goal on 42 minutes after a pass from Allen. Two Allen points pushed them out to six with 10 minutes left (5-7 to 2-10). Two goals in 60 seconds from Keelan Sexton and Evan Courtney suddenly levelled a heart-thumping affair.

A brace of Conor Gleeson eased Déise nerves but Liam Madigan then made it a one-point contest. With a minute left Allen’s second goal settled it. Cork await in the final four.

Scorers for Waterford: J Allen 2-4 (1f); C Prunty 2-0; C Gleeson 0-5 (3fs); A Donnelly, D Guiry 1-0 each.

Scorers for Clare: K Sexton 2-5 (2fs); E Courtney 1-1; D Nagle 1-0; A Davidson 0-4 (1f); L Madigan 0-2.

WATERFORD: C Brown; C O’Neill, J Guiry, M Cronin; J Mullaney, E O’Halloran, M Shine; C Curran, C Prunty; D Guiry, C Murray, A Donnelly; D Lyons, C Gleeson, J Allen.
Subs: J Elstead for Shine (12); M Sweeney for Lyons (40); G Hearne for D Guiry (44); P Whyte for Donnelly (61); C Culloo for Curran (63).

CLARE: K Normoyle; L Tierney, P Lillis, C Downes; C O’Dea, B Cahill, C Pyne; D Nagle, J Woods; M Byrne, K Sexton, N McCarthy; A Davidson, E Courtney, L Madigan.
Subs: E Hanrahan for Pyne (H-T); L Howard for Downes (H-T); M Duffy for M Byrne (50); B O’Connor for Sexton (63).

Referee: D Grogan (Tipperary)



Waterford advanced to the semi-finals of the Munster Minor Football Championship with a three-point win over Clare in a thrilling game which produced 10 goals at Fraher Field, Dungarvan on Tuesday night. The Déise are now back in the main draw and will play Cork in the Munster semi-final, with the game scheduled to take place on May 7 or 14 in Dungarvan.

In a crazy game, Waterford led by 4-4 to 1-4 at the break, but Clare drew level by the 51st minute at 4-10 to 5-7 before the hosts hit back with a late goal from Joe Allen to seal the win. Allen, Dylan Guiry, Aaron Donnelly and Conor Prunty got the Waterford goals in the first half, while Prunty and Allen both raised green flags again in the second half.

Fixture Details

TUESDAY APRIL 29TH
ELECTRIC IRELAND MUNSTER MINOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY-OFF 2
Waterford v Clare
Venue: Fraher Field Dungarvan, 7pm

Referee – David Grogan (Tipperary)
Standby Referee – Sean Lonergan (Tipperary)
Linesman – John O’Brien (Tipperary)

Extra time – (2 periods x 10 minutes only) to be played if sides finish level at the end of 60 minutes

Next Round – the winners play Cork in the Munster semi-final on Wednesday May 7th or 14th.

Admission Prices
Adult – €10
Student/OAP with appropriate ID Card – €5
Under 16s are free

PRO Contact Details

Waterford PRO Emer Barry – pro.waterford@gaa.ie and 087 950 6613

Clare PRO Sean O’Halloran – pro.clare@gaa.ie and 087 247 7803

Contact Munster GAA PRO Ger Ryan at pro.munster@gaa.ie for more information

Team News

The Waterford Minor Football team to play Clare tomorrow (Tuesday night) was named after training tonight. Best of luck to all concerned. Game throws in at 7.00pm in Fraher Field.

1 Craig Brown Erin’s Own
2 Ciaran O’Neill Brickey Rangers
3 Jack Guiry Nire
4 Michael Cronin Ardmore
5 Michael Shine Ballinameela
6 Edmond O’Halloran Clashmore / Kinsalebeg
7 Jack Mullaney Stradbaly
8 Cormac Curran Brickey Rangers
9 Conor Prunty Ballinacourty
10 Dylan Guiry Nire
11 Conor Murray Rathgormack
12 Aaron Donnelly Dungarvan (Capt.)
13 Joe Allen Dungarvan
14 Conor Gleeson Nire
15 Darragh Lyons Dungarvan


For the Record

 

Waterford

Clare

2014 Team Management

Oran Curran (Dungarvan) – Manager

Selectors-

Dick Guiry (The Nire),

John Browne (Erins Own),

Tim Lenihan (Shamrocks)

Aiden O’Keeffe – Manager

Selectors-   Tom  Byrne and Joe Considine

2014 Team Captain

Aaron Donnelly

(Dungarvan)

Brian Cahill

(Lissycasey)

2013 Championship Performance

Defeated Limerick by 3-10 to 3-9 in the first round in Fraher Field Dungarvan.

Lost to Kerry by 1-15 to 2-6 in the Munster Semi-Final at Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney.

Lost to Tipperary by 1-10 to 0-8 in the first round.

Defeated Limerick by 1-12 to 0-9 in the first Play-Off game.

Lost to Kerry by 0-15 to 0-9 in the second play-off game.

Number of Munster Minor Football titles

0

3

Last Munster Minor Football Title

N/A

1953

Munster Minor Football Championship Record since 2000 Played – 42
Won – 7
Lost – 30
Drawn – 5
Played – 48
Won – 17
Lost – 27
Drawn – 4
Last meeting in the Munster Minor Football Championship They met in the 2012 Munster Quarter Final on April 14th when Clare had an easy 2-20 to 0-6 victory at Cusack Park, Ennis.

 

MUNSTER GAA FOOTBALL MINOR CHAMPIONSHIP 2014

First Round

Wednesday April 16th

@ Fraher Field Dungarvan                        Tipperary 2-11          Waterford 2-7
@ Cusack Park Ennis                    Kerry 2-16                  Clare 0-7

@ Páirc Uí Rinn                               Cork 6-15                   Limerick 1-7

Play-off 1

Wednesday April 23rd  

@ Newcastlewest                            Clare  2-17                Limerick 3-7

Play-off 2

Wednesday April 30th  

@ Fraher Field, Dungarvan                       Waterford v Clare                 @7pm

Semi-Finals

Wednesday May 7th

@ Semple Stadium, Thurles          Tipperary v Kerry                              @ 7.30pm

Wednesday May 7th or 14th

@ TBC                                               Cork v Winners of Play-Off 2         @7.30pm

Final
Sunday July 6th

@ TBC                                                                                                           @ 12:00 noon

Useful Information

Clare have won at least one game in each of the last five seasons in the Munster Minor Football Championship and need a victory against Limerick to stretch that record to 6 seasons.

Since 1956, Cork and Kerry have won every Munster Minor Football title with the exception of 1984, 1995, 2011 and 2012 when Tipperary were successful.

Kerry have played 56 games in the Munster Minor Football Championship since 2000, leading Tipperary  who played 54 games in the same period.

Cork, Kerry and Tipperary won at least 1 match in the Munster Minor Football Championship every year since 2001 and their first round victories ensured that record stretches for another year.

Waterford have won 2 of their last 21 matches in the Munster Minor Football Championship.

Limerick have won one of their last 13 matches in the Munster Minor Football Championship.

All 6 counties have been involved in draws since 2000. Remarkably Kerry, Cork, Tipperary and Clare have all had 4 draws in that period while Waterford have had 5 and Limerick 3.

Munster Minor Football Championship Roll Of Honour

Kerry (42)

1931, 1932, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2013.

Cork (29)

1939, 1952, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2010

Tipperary (7)

1934, 1935, 1955, 1984, 1995, 2011, 2012

Clare (3)

1929, 1930, 1953

Limerick (1)

1956

Munster Minor Football Championship – List of Winning Teams

Visit the Munster GAA web site History section to view the complete list of each winning team since the competition began in 1929 – http://munster.gaa.ie/history/mf_teams/

Munster Minor Football Cup

The Tadhg Crowley Cup was presented by Munster Council in 1990 to commemorate late Munster Council Treasurer. Tadhg was elected as Munster Council Treasurer in 1968 and served until his death in December 1989. A teacher by profession, he also served as Kerry County Board Secretary from 1955 until 1970. Tadhg was recognized as a specialist in organizing and handling styles and gates at Munster Championship games.

All Ireland Minor Football Championship

In the Minor Football All Ireland Roll of Honour, Kerry top the charts with 11 titles while Cork are tied for second with Dublin with 10 titles. Clare won the first All-Ireland Minor Football title in 1929 while Tipperary’s two All-Ireland successes at this grade came in 1934 and 2011. Between them Munster counties have accounted for 24 All-Ireland Minor Football titles, ahead of Leinster and Ulster (20 titles each) and Connacht (18 titles).

Kerry were All-Ireland Minor Football Champions in 1931, 1932, 1933, 1946, 1950, 1962, 1963, 1975, 1980, 1988, 1994

Cork were All-Ireland Minor Football Champions in 1961, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1981, 1991, 1993, 2000

Electric Ireland Munster MFC Q-F – Tipperary 2-11 Waterford 2-7

Tipperary defeated Waterford by 2-11 to 2-7 in the Electric Ireland Munster GAA Football Minor Championship Quarter-Final on Wednesday April 16th at Fraher Field Dungarvan.

Click to view photos from this game


Bergin double tilts it for Tipp

Tipperary 2-11 Waterford 2-7

Report from the Irish Independent newspaper

Jamie Bergin’s second goal, five minutes from time, proved the game-changer as Tipperary advanced to the minor semi- final at Fraher Field. Waterford, inspired by man of the match Conor Gleeson, recovered from four down to lead with nine minutes left. Padraig White then levelled it before Bergin pounced.

Waterford got off to an ideal start when Gleeson’s effort in the seventh minute dropped into the net. Tipp blasted 1-4 without reply during the second quarter and silenced Gleeson momentarily. Bergin rattled the net on 16 minutes, while Tommy Nolan, Jack Skehan, White (free) and Emmet Maloney had points. Cormac Curran hit Waterford’s first point on 15 minutes. Jack Kennedy maintained Tipp’s four-point lead at the break. Ross Peters then restored Tipp’s half-time lead (1-8 to 1-4) and Gleeson then hit an unstoppable shot to the net. A brace from Mullaney and another from Michael Sweeney put them 2-7 to 1-9 ahead. White levelled on 54 minutes and then Bergin’s second goal sealed it.

Scorers – Tipperary: J Bergin 2-0, P White (1f), E Maloney, J Kennedy 0-2 each, P Maher, R Peters, T Nolan, S Quirke, J Skehan 0-1 each. Waterford: C Gleeson 2-1, J Mullaney, M Sweeney 0-2 each, C Curran, J Allen (f) 0-1 each.

Tipperary – J Brady; D Owens, L Ryan, C O’Shaughnessy; W Connors, C O’Mahony, J Skehan; T Nolan, S Quirke; E Maloney, P White, R Peters; J Bergin, J Kennedy, P Maher
Subs: P Murphy for Ryan (46); L Fahy for O’Mahony (51); D McGrath for Peters (52); J Delahunty for Bergin (57).

Waterford – K Dwane; C O’Neill, J Guiry, M Cronin; M Shine, E O’Halloran, J Mullaney; C Curran, C Prunty; A Donnelly, C Murray, J Allen; D Guiry, C Gleeson, D Lyons
Subs: M Sweeney for Allen (h-t), P Whyte for Donnelly (48).

REF – K Murphy (Cork).


Fixture Details

WEDNESDAY APRIL 16TH

ELECTRIC IRELAND MUNSTER MINOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER FINALS

Waterford v Tipperary

Portláirge v Tiobraid Árann

Venue: Fraher Field Dungarvan, 7pm

Referee – Kevin Murphy (Cork)
Standby Referee – James Bermingham (Cork)
Linesman – John Ryan (Cork)
Sideline Official – David Murnane (Cork)

Extra time
– (2 periods x 10 minutes only) to be played if sides finish level at the end of 60 minutes

Next Round – the winners play the winners of Clare v Kerry in the Munster Semi-Final on May 7th or 14th. The losers will play the winners of the first Play-Off game (loser of Cork v Limerick V loser of Clare v Kerry) on April 30th.

Admission Prices
Adult – €10
Student/OAP with appropriate ID Card – €5
Under 16s are free

PRO Contact Details

Waterford PRO Emer Barry – pro.waterford@gaa.ie and 087 950 6613

Acting Tipperary PRO Ed Donnelly – pro.tipperary@gaa.ie and 087 205 5642

Contact Munster GAA PRO Ger Ryan at pro.munster@gaa.ie for more information

Team News

The Tipperary team to play Waterford in Wednesday’s Munster Minor Football Championship has been announced. Four of the team which lost the 2013 Munster Minor Football Final to Kerry are once again eligible to play in this year’s competition and are named to start by manager Charlie McGeever, namely Jack Brady, Danny Owens, Paul Maher and team captain Willie Connors.

Tipperary (MF v Waterford) – Jack Brady (Ballina); Danny Owens (Moyle Rovers), Liam Ryan (Clonmel Commercials), Colm O’Shaughnessy (Ardfinnan); Willie Connors (Kildangan – Captain), Cathal O’Mahony (St. Patricks), Jack Skehan (Holycross-Ballycahill); Tommy Nolan (Drom and Inch), Stephen Quirke (Moyle Rovers); Emmet Maloney (Drom and Inch), Padraig White (Clonmel Commercials), Ross Peters (Clonmel Commercials); Jamie Bergin (Drom & Inch), Jack Kennedy (Clonmel Commercials), Paul Maher (Kilsheelan-Kilcash)​

The Waterford Minor Football team to play Tipperary on Wednesday night in Fraher Field in the Munster Minor Football Championship is as follows –
1 Kevin Dwane Ballinacourty
2 Ciaran O’Neill Brickey Rangers
3 Jack Guiry Nire
4 Donnachadha Kirwan Dungarvan
5 Micheal Shine Ballinameela
6 Edmond O’Halloran Clashmore Kinsalebeg
7 Jack Mullaney Stradbally
8 Cormac Curran Brickey Rangers
9 Conor Prunty Ballinacourty
10 Aaron Donnelly Dungarvan CAPTAIN
11 Conor Murray Rathgormack
12 Joe Allen Dungarvan
13 Dylan Guiry Nire
14 Conor Gleeson Nire
15 Darragh Lyons Dungarvan

For the Record

Waterford

Tipperary

2014 Team Management

Oran Curran (Dungarvan) – Manager

Selectors-   Dick Guiry (The Nire), John Browne (Erins Own), Tim Lenihan (Shamrocks)

Charlie McGeever –
Manager

Selectors – Shane Stapleton, Kieran Healy and Niall Fitzgerald.

2014 Team Captain

Aaron Donnelly (Dungarvan)

Willie Connors
(Kildangan)

2013 Championship Performance

Defeated Limerick by 3-10 to 3-9 in the first round in Fraher Field Dungarvan.

Lost to Kerry by 1-15 to 2-6 in the Munster Semi-Final at Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney.

Defeated Clare by 1-10 to -0-8 in the first round. Went on  to defeat Cork by 0-11 to 0-8 in the semi-final.

Lost Munster Final to Kerry by 0-15 to 0-10 at Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney.

Lost to Monaghan in the All Ireland Quarter-Final by 0-12 to 0-9 at Pearse Park, Longford.

Number of Munster Minor Football titles

0

7

Last Munster Minor Football Title

N/A

2012

Munster Minor Football Championship Record since 2000 Played – 41
Won – 7
Lost – 29
Drawn – 5
Played – 53
Won – 26
Lost – 23
Drawn – 4
Last meeting in the Munster Minor Football Championship 2009 Munster Minor Football Championship Play-Off game at Semple Stadium Thurles on April 24th – Tipperary 1-15 Waterford 0-6.


MUNSTER GAA FOOTBALL MINOR CHAMPIONSHIP 2014

First Round

Wednesday April 16th

@ Fraher Field Dungarvan                        Waterford v Tipperary                      @ 7pm
@ Cusack Park Ennis                    Clare v Kerry                                     @ 6.30pm

@ Páirc Uí Rinn                               Cork v Limerick                                 @ 7pm

Play-off 1

Wedneday April 23rd or Thursday April 24th  

@ TBC                                               Clare or Kerry v Cork or Limerick

Play-off 2

Wednesday April 30th

@ TBC                                               Waterford or Tipperary v Winner of Play-Off 1.

Semi-Finals

Wednesday May 7th or 14th

@ TBC                                   Winners of Waterford v Tipperary v Winners of Kerry v Clare
@ TBC                                   Winners of Cork v Limerick v Play-Off 2 

Final
Sunday July 6th

@ TBC                                                                                                                       @ 12:00 noon

Useful Information

Clare have won at least one game in each of the last five seasons in the Munster Minor Football Championship.

Since 1956, Cork and Kerry have won every Munster Minor Football title with the exception of 1984, 1995, 2011 and 2012 when Tipperary were successful.

Kerry have played 55 games in the Munster Minor Football Championship since 2000, leading Tipperary  who played 53 games in the same period.

Cork, Kerry and Tipperary won at least 1 match in the Munster Minor Football Championship every year since 2001.

Waterford have won 2 of their last 20 matches in the Munster Minor Football Championship.

Limerick have won one of their last 11 matches in the Munster Minor Football Championship.

All 6 counties have been involved in draws since 2000. Remarkably Kerry, Cork, Tipperary and Clare have all had 4 draws in that period while Waterford have had 5 and Limerick 3. 

Munster Minor Football Championship Roll Of Honour

Kerry (42)

1931, 1932, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2013.

Cork (29)

1939, 1952, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2010

Tipperary (7)

1934, 1935, 1955, 1984, 1995, 2011, 2012

Clare (3)

1929, 1930, 1953

Limerick (1)

1956

Munster Minor Football Championship – List of Winning Teams

Visit the Munster GAA web site History section to view the complete list of each winning team since the competition began in 1929 – http://munster.gaa.ie/history/mf_teams/

Munster Minor Football Cup

The Tadhg Crowley Cup was presented by Munster Council in 1990 to commemorate late Munster Council Treasurer. Tadhg was elected as Munster Council Treasurer in 1968 and served until his death in December 1989. A teacher by profession, he also served as Kerry County Board Secretary from 1955 until 1970. Tadhg was recognized as a specialist in organizing and handling styles and gates at Munster Championship games.

All Ireland Minor Football Championship

In the Minor Football All Ireland Roll of Honour, Kerry top the charts with 11 titles while Cork are tied for second with Dublin with 10 titles. Clare won the first All-Ireland Minor Football title in 1929 while Tipperary’s two All-Ireland successes at this grade came in 1934 and 2011. Between them Munster counties have accounted for 24 All-Ireland Minor Football titles, ahead of Leinster and Ulster (20 titles each) and Connacht (18 titles).

Kerry were All-Ireland Minor Football Champions in 1931, 1932, 1933, 1946, 1950, 1962, 1963, 1975, 1980, 1988, 1994

Cork were All-Ireland Minor Football Champions in 1961, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1981, 1991, 1993, 2000

AHL Division 2A Final – Kerry 3-16 Carlow 3-13

Kerry defeated Carlow by 3-16 to 3-13 in the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A Final on Sunday April 6th at Semple Stadium Thurles.


Click to view photos from the game


Kelly hails Kingdom’s fighting spirit

Kerry 3-16 Carlow 3-13

ALLIANZ NHL DIV 2A FINAL

Report by Jackie Cahill for the Irish Independent newspaper

IT was a performance worthy of promotion but Kerry must wait another week to potentially claw their way out of this division. A well-flagged anomaly in the current structures means that Kerry must fight it out with Offaly for a place in Division 1B next season – despite yesterday’s gritty 2A final win over Carlow.

Manager Eamonn Kelly was in defiant mood in Thurles, insisting that his charges will fight “tooth and nail” against the Faithful County on Sunday. But having watched his side come from six points down at half-time at Semple Stadium yesterday, Kelly faces a whole new challenge to get his players back up for another huge task.

In another year, this hard-fought three-point win would have been good enough to see Kerry jump a division. And Tipperary native Kelly acknowledged: “It’s the only division it’s happening in but we can’t do anything about that. “We’ll be fighting tooth and nail again the next day.”

Two first-half goals from Marty Kavanagh and another from Denis Murphy handed Carlow a 3-6 to 0-9 lead at half-time in Thurles. But second-half strikes from Colm Harty, John Egan and Shane Nolan (penalty) turned the game on its head as Kerry came roaring back in Thurles.

Carlow had a chance to claim a draw in the 69th-minute but Murphy saw his penalty saved and Kerry lifted the silverware. Carlow boss John Meyler admitted: “Disappointed, can’t say otherwise. Kerry were hungrier, they looked sharper, more up for it – that’s it.” Regrettably, from a Kerry perspective, the job is only half done. But yesterday’s 3/1 pre-match outsiders have character in abundance to give themselves a real chance.

Scorers – Carlow: D Murphy 1-5 (4fs), M Kavanagh 2-1, E Byrne 0-2, A Corcoran, D English (f), S Murphy, J Doyle, R Smithers 0-1 each. Kerry: S Nolan 1-6 (1-0 pen, 4fs), C Harty 1-2, J Egan 1-1, P Boyle, D Butler 0-2 each, D Dineen (1 sl), D O’Connell, D Collins 0-1 each.

CARLOW – B Treacy 6; G Kelly 6, P Doyle 6, A Corcoran 6; HP O’Byrne 6, R Coady 7, D English 6; J Kavanagh 6, D Byrne 6; S Murphy 6, M Brennan 5, S Kavanagh 6; M Kavanagh 8, E Byrne 7, D Murphy 7. Subs: J Doyle for Brennan (48), R Smithers (0-1) for Shane Kavanagh (53).

KERRY – T Flynn 6; B Murphy 7, T Murnane 7, K Carmody 5; S Weir 7; D Dineen 7, D O’Connell 8; J Griffin 7, J Egan 7; M Boyle 6, D Collins 7, C Harty 7; D Butler 7, P Boyle 7, S Nolan 8. Subs: T Casey 8 for Carmody (26), B Brosnan 6 for Griffin (54), B O’Leary n/a for P Boyle (67), A Boyle n/a for M Boyle (70).

Ref – F Horgan (Tipperary)


Kerry shock Carlow with resolute comeback

Report from the Irish Times newspaper

Kerry produced a resolute performance to beat Carlow in yesterday’s Division 2A hurling final at Semple Stadium but must next beat Offaly in a winner-takes-all clash next Sunday to gain promotion to Division 1B. The Kingdom will start as outsiders against the Faithful County but they were also outsiders to upset a Carlow side containing six of the Mount Leinster Rangers players who contested last month’s All-Ireland club final.

Kerry manager Eamonn Kelly believes that Kerry should now be promoted. He said: “It’s the only division it’s happening in but we can’t do anything about that . . . We’ll be fighting tooth and nail again the next day.” Kerry trailed by 0-9 to 3-6 at half-time after Marty Kavanagh had netted two goals for Carlow and Denis Murphy another. But Kerry came roaring back in the second half with goals from Colm Harty and John Egan before Shane Nolan buried a penalty. They were left hanging on as Denis Murphy had the chance to equalise with a 69th minute penalty.

Team News

Kerry Senior Hurling Team V Carlow

As expected, the Kerry Senior Hurling Team to play Carlow in the Allianz Hurling League Roinn 2A Final at Semple Stadium Thurles on Sunday is a much changed side from that which defeated London in their last game.

There are 3 changes from the side that defeated Carlow when they met in Round 4 of the League on March 16th. Tadhg Flynn, Tom Murnane and Davey Butler come in for Nicky Leen, the unavailable Mikey Boyle and Paudie O’Connor

The team lines out as follows:
1.Tadhg Flynn (Causeway)
2.Bryan Murphy (Causeway)
3.Jason Casey (Ballyheigue)
4.Thomas Casey (Causeway)
5.Sean Weir (Crotta O’Neills)
6.Tom Murnane (Kilmoyley)
7.Keith Carmody (Causeway)
8.Colm Harty (Causeway)
9.Darren Dineen (St Brendans) (Capt)
10.Darragh O’Connell (Abbeydorney)
11.Daniel Collins (Kilmoyley )
12.Shane Nolan (Crotta O’Neills)
13.David Butler (Knockavilla Kickhams)
14.Aidan Boyle (Ballyduff)
15.Padraig Boyle (Ballyduff)

Fir Ionaid:
16.Nicky Leen (Ballyduff)
17.Brendan Brosnan (Lixnaw)
18.John Griffin (Lixnaw)
19.Anthony Fealy (Causeway)
20.Jason Leahy (Causeway)
21.Brendan O’Leary (Abbeydorney)
22.Philip Lucid (Ballyheigue)
23.Paudie O’Connor (Kilmoyley)
24.Liam Boyle (Ballyduff)
25.David Goulding (Ballyduff)
26.Kevin Orpen (St Brendans)

Management:
Manager: Eamonn Kelly (Kildangan, Tiobraid Árann)
Trainer/Coach: Brian Horgan (Knockavilla Kickhams, Tiobraid Árann)
Selectors: D. J. Leahy (Causeway), Tom O’Connell (Abbeydorney)

On Extended Panel
Pa Joe Connolly (Ballyduff)
Paul McGrath (Causeway)

Rehabbing from Injury:
John Egan (St Brendans)
Dougie Fitzell (Kilmoyley)
Philip Lucid (Ballyheigue)