Match Reports- 2018 MD O’Shea East Region GAA U14 League




Glenflesk 3-12   Fossa 1-09

Played at Fossa on Monday evening it was the home side that made the early running with 2 points from play coming from Harry Kelly and Sean Dineen. The visitors got off the mark with a point from wing back Cian Lynch. Both full forwards traded scores mid way into the half, 2 Fossa points from Harry Kelly and responses from Dylan Roche (2). Peadar Kelleher was the next to raise a white flag for Fossa. The visitors then hit a purple patch, Cathan Harrington had a point on the 20th minute. Then after a strong run from Luke Crowley up the centre, Dylan Roche fired an unstoppable goal in off the crossbar. Luke Crowley and Dylan Roche added points. Glenflesk were well on top now and could have gone further ahead but for some good saves by Dean  Sheehan in the Fossa goal. They did strike another goal before half time when Darragh O’Connor goaled from close range. Half time score: Glenflesk 2-06  Fossa 0-05

Fossa regrouped at half time and goaled from the restart when a long ball from Rocco Sheehan travelled all the way to the Glenflesk net. The outstanding Dylan Roche then took over, kicking 4 points in succession off left and right feet. Glenflesk goalkeeper Jack ODonoghue then made a fine save before Ryan OLeary added a Fossa point. Harry Kelly for Fossa then traded two points each with Dylan Roche. Fossa were now trying everything they knew and to their credit never gave up. Midfielder Sean Dineen had a point before his midfield partner saw a fine shot stopped by a post, this could have cut the lead to 3 points going into the final minutes. However, it was Glenflesk’s night and they rounded off the scoring when Cathan Harrington took a fine goal chance. This capped a fine all round team performance and Glenflesk were deserved winners on the night. Sen OKeeffe (East Region Coiste na ng) presented the shield to Glenflesk Captain, John Kelleher.

Referee: Donal Casey(Scartaglen)

Glenflesk Team: Jack ODonoghue, Stephen Moynihan, Ben Switzer, Even Lucey, Cian Lynch, Jack Kenneally, Donal Murphy, John Kelleher(Capt), Eoghan Kelly, Darragh OConnor, Sean Guerin, Darragh OConnell, Luke Crowley, Dylan Roche, Cathan Harrington. Subs: Liam ODonoghue , Brian OConnor, Jack Leader, Ignatius OLeary, Darragh McCormick, Gearoid Healy, Darragh Horgan, Killian Healy

Glenflesk Team Mentors: David ODonoghue,  Seamus O Brian, Cian Crowley


Fossa Team: Dean Sheehan (Capt), Daragh OBrien, Cian Doyle, Tom Cahillane, Peadar Kelleher, Sam Buckley, Robert Brooks, Sean Dineen, Rian Colleran, Ted OGorman, Ryan OLeary, Darren Ryan, Aaron Coffey, Harry Kelly, Rocco Sheehan. Subs: Jack Cronin, Patrick Lyons, Philip Lyons, Finn Kennelly.

Fossa Team  Mentors: John Dineen, Seamus Kelly and John Rice




Killarney Legion 5-20  Killcummin 5-10

Killarney Legion and Kilcummin served up a great game in the division 2 of the East Region League under 14. This game had great scores 40 in total, good passing and long range points. Legion started in a whirl wind scoring goals from Connor Gamell, Matthew Horgan and Eoin Crowley and further points from Eoin Mac Indoe, Conor Gamell, jack ONeil leaving the score 3-5 to no score. Kilcummin started with a point from Turlough OConor and two goals from Mark OShea and points from Mark OShea, Padraig Moynihan and Colin OLeary. Legion had further scores a goal from San Benson and further points from Caelan Sheahan, Conor Gamell and Eoin Crowley leaving half time score Legion 4-9 Kilcummin 2-6.

Kilcummin started the second half with 2 points from Mark O Shea Legion replied with two points from Sam Benson and Matthew Horgan and a goal from Eoghan Crowley. Two goals by Killcummin from Darragh OCallaghan and a goal from Jack ODonoghue and points from Padraig Moynihan and Jack Fogarty. Legion had further points from Matthew Horgan and Same Benson leaving the final score: Legion 5-20  Killcummin 5-10. This game was well reffered by Jimmy OShea from Glenflesk. Sean OSullivan Chairman of East Kerry Board na ng presented the trophy to Legion captain Callum OGrady. 


Referee: Jimmy OShea (Glenflesk)

Killarney Legion: Mathew Ellaga, Evan Brosnan, Callum OGrady (Capt), Matthew Fogarty, Senan OLeary, Callum ODonoghue, Brian Doody, Conor Gammell, Jack Avanso, Sam Benson, Jack ONeill, Matthew Horgan, Caelan Sheahan, Ewan Mac Indoe , Eoghan Crowley. Subs: Tom Benson, Alex OCallaghan, Rian Kelly, Cathal Devlin, Tom Cronin, Eoghan Carroll, Ryan Mc Carthy, William Harty, Thomas Griffin, Brian OSullivan, Abir Kazi


Killarney Legion Team Mentors:  Philip Gammell, Aaron Benson, Alan ONeill and Tim OLeary

Kilcummin: Robbie Moynihan, Oran Dwyer, Oisin OLeary, Adam Murphy, James Williams, Dara OShea (Capt), Cian Murray, Dara OCallaghan, Turlough OConnor, Padraiig Moynihan, Mark OShea, Jack Fogarty, Evan OSullivan, Brandon Griffin, Colin OLeary. Subs: Daniel Horgan, Cian Lynch, Jack ODonoghue, Diarmuid ONeill, Liam Mulhern, Ewan Evans, Liam OLeary, Gavin Cronin, Luke Bulbeck, Liam Kerrisk


Kilcummin Team Mentors: John Finnegan, Kevin Riordan, Donagh Williams and Diarmuid O’Callaghan.



Firies 3-7 Kenmare 2-8

Kenmare and Firies served up a great game of football, in a beautiful setting overlooking Kenmare bay. It was a game of four halves. Firies had a dream start scoring 2-2 in the opening 6 minutes, Colm OShea and Stephen Palmer on target with 2 goals, while Kenmares Eoghan McCarthy pointed. Both defences denie scores before Kenmare hit a purple patch notching up 4 unanswered points (Eoghan McCarthy(3), Darragh O Connell) and a goal from Darren Allman. Score at the break: half time score Firies 2-2 Kenmare 1-5.

Kenmare continued to dominate and started the second half with a goal from Dylan Wallace and 3 points (Eoghan McCarthy(2) and Darragh OConnor). A Firies goal by James Horgan, reduced the margin and saw the visitors gain momentum. Five points without reply (Stephen Palmer(3), Colin Callaghan and Luke Ring) gae the visitors a 2 point lead. Kenmare played to thefinal whistle but Firies held on and ran out winners. Final Score: Firies 3-7  Kenmare 2-8.  Sean OSullivan, Chairman East Kerry Coiste na ng presented the trophy to Firies captain Jack Costello.


Referee: Brendan Brosnan (Glenflesk)


Firies Team:  Brian McCarthy, Brian Scott, Jack Costello(Capt), Evan Ryan, Cormac Costello, Conal Mahony, Luke Costello, Luke Ring, James Horgan, Colin Callaghan, Aoran Burke, Colm O’Shea, Stephen Palmer, Daniel Redmond, Josh Vermiglio. Subs: Ben Fleming, Mark Nelligan, Noel McMahon, Noah Moynihan, Cain Lazarus

Firies Team Coaches: Donie McCarthy, Brendan Sullivan, Donal Spring


Kenmare Team: Vaughan OBrien, Tommy Arthur, Jamie ORegan (Capt), Donnacha Whelton, Conor Adams, Dylan Wallace, Jack OSullivan, Tom OSullivan, Darragh OConnor, John OSullivan, Darren Allman, Zack OShea, Eoghan McCarthy, Sean Treyvaud, Darragh OSullivan. Subs: Mark ORegan, Darragh Hanley, Ben OCallaghan, Michel Sweeney, Cillian Daly, Ger McCarthy, Shane Twomey, Darragh Lane, Sen OSullivan, Yago Cornide


Kenmare Team Management: DJ Brennan, Seamus MacGearailt and Colm O’Connor



Cordal /Scartaglen 5-7 Listry /Keel 1-9

Played in Cordal on  Monday Cordal/Scartaglen got the better start and quickly had 3 -1 on the scoreboard. The goals from Michael Mahoney(2) and Brian Mc Enery, with a point by Ryan Dennehy. Listry/Keel fought back scoring 1-2 Mark  Murphy rattling the net for the visitors to leave the score 3-1 to 1-2 in favour of  Cordal/Scartaglen after 15 minutes.  Listry/Keel dominated for the remainder of the first half. However, they were unlucky on front of goal and only managed to put 4 points on the board during this period. Cordal/Scartaglens Patrick Fitzgerald lopped the ball into the net leaving the shalf time score: Cordal/Scartaglen  4-1  Listry/Leel 1-5  

The third quarter was tightly fought with both teams scoring 2 points each – Cordal/Scartaglen 4-3  Listry/Keel 1-7. Cordal/Scartaglen were on top for the final quarter and when Michael Mahoney struck for his third goal there was no way back for the visitors. Final score Cordal/Scartaglen 5-7 Listry/Keel 1-9. Christy OLeary (East Kerry Coiste na ng) presented the shield to Cordal /Scartaglen joint captains Trevor OSullivan and Redmond OConnor.

Referee: James Brosnan (Currow)

Cordal/Scartaglen Team: Pat Mahony, Denis Horan, Trevor OSullivan(Joint Capt), Sean Collins, Eoin OConnor, Alan Kerins, Matthew Horgan, David Griffin, Patrick Fitzgerald, TJ OConnor, Ryan Dennehy, Kalum Buckley, Luke McShane, Brian McEnery, Michel Mahony. Subs: Redmond OConnor(Joint Capt), Micheal Murphy, Jack Kerins, Evan Horgan, Fionn Walsh, Oilean Walsh, Cillian Reidy, Jack ODonoghue, Diarmuid Daly, James Cooke

Cordal/Scartaglen Team Mentors: Timmy OConnor, Enda Moroney, Jeremiah Buckley, Tom Dennehy


Listry/Keel Team: Conor ODowd, Daniel Evans, Conor Crowley, Mason Courtney (JointCapt), Leo Healy, Liam Evans, Luke Benson, Tadgh Evans, Shane Evans (Joint Capt), Cathal ODonoghue, Eden Murphy, Paul Costello, Marc Murphy, Fionan Griffin, Steven OBrien. Subs: Sam Griffin, Michael OCallaghan, JJ Moriarty, Jack Lawlor, Evan OConnor

Listry/Keel Team Mentors: Danny Murphy, Donnie Evans, Ger Foley, Seamus Evans.



Rathmore 4-21  Beaufort   4-10

As the scoreline suggests, this was a great open game of football played between two exciting teams at sunny Rathmore on Friday August 3rd. The home side had the ball in the Beaufort net on two occasions in the early minutes, goals from Cian Mangan and Fionn Murphy. Beaufort overcame the early shock and slowly clawed their way back into the game and take the lead. Firstly, two long range points from Mikey Moriarty and a  goal from his midfield partner Joshua Coffey, before points from play from Sean OSullivan, Joshua Coffey and a free from Darragh OConnor. Trailing by two points, Rathmore turned to their bench and introduced Shane Daly, who had a big impact on this game with scores and good support play. Rathmore were now to hit six points in a row, two fabulous curling, identical efforts from captain Michael Dennehy, two from Shane Daly and a point each from Fionn Murphy and Ciaran Collins. Beaufort replied before half-time with a fine goal from Mikey Moriarty to leave the half time score Rathmore 2-6 t Beaufort 2-5.

The second half began with the sides trading points, two Rathmore points from Ciaran Collins and Fionn Murphy, replies from Joshua Coffey and Hugh OMalley for Beaufort. Shane Daly then finished coolly to net for a fine Rathmore goal before the same player as well as Darragh Nagle pointed for Rathmore. It was a ding-dong battle now and Beaufort were rewarded on the scoreboard with points from Mikey Moriarty(2) and Hugh OMalley. Rathmore were now looking stronger and Darragh Nagle took a goal chance, however Beaufort were resilient and replied quickly with a goal and point from impressive midfield Mikey Moriarty. This reduced the margin to four points entering the last quarter and one felt anything could happen in this free scoring encounter. Rathmore dominated the next few minutes and kicked eight points in succession, full forward Ciaran Collins (4) wing back Padraig Moynihan(2) and one each from Fionn Murphy and Cian Mangan. This Beaufort side never knew when they were beaten and the scoreboard at the end seemed a bit harsh on their performance, they went on to add a further goal and point from Darragh OConnor. Rathmore closed out this breathless contest with three further points , Ciaran Colllins (2) and Cian Twomey. Final Score: Rathmore  4-21  Baurfort 4-10.

Sen O Keeffe (East Region Coiste na ng) presented the Division 5 Shield to Rathmore Captain Michael Dennehy.  Sean congratulated both teams on a stunning game of football. He thanked Rathmore GAA for the excellent venue, sponsors MD OShea and Referee John ONeill who had a fine game which added to the entertainment on the night.

Referee John ONeill (Spa)

Rathmore Team: Conor Cronin, Jack Buckley, Conor ODonoghue, Daniel Sheehan, Padraig Moynihan, David McCarthy, Kacper Mocarska, Michael Dennehy  (Capt), Cian Twomey, Darragh Nagle, Fionn Murphy, Oisin Malone Walker, Jamie Donoghue, Ciaran Collins, Cian Mangan. Subs: Shane Daly, Cian OConnor, James Twomey, Patrick Sawicki

Rathmore Team Management: Brendan Nagle, Jamie Cooper, Tom OSullivan

Beaufort Team: Darragh Foley, Jeremiah Landers, Donncha Coffey, Gary OSullivan, Cian OShea, Donncha Crowley, Timmy Galvin, Mikey Moriarty, Joshua Coffey, Nicolas Doyle, Sean OSullivan (Capt), Thomas Healy, Hugh OMalley, Daragh OConnor, Pierce Slattery. Subs: Daragh Foley, James Crockett, Jerry Mangan, Marc OSullivan-Rousse, Adrian Johnston

Beaufort Team Mentors: Cormac O’Shea, Diarmuid O’Malley, Donie Courtney, Frank Coffey



Spa 3-8  Gneeveguilla 3-6

Played in Spa on Bank Holiday Monday in pleasant conditions, it was the home side who made the better start. Inside five minutes midfielder Luke O Neill had a point on the board , then the same player had the first goal of the game following an interception when Gneeveguilla were exiting defence. In fact it took Gneeveguilla nineteen  minutes to get on the scoreboard when Dara Fitzgerald pointed from a free before Midfielder Sean Finnegan scored from play. Spa replied immediately with two points of their own , Jack O Sullivan from play and Timothy Moynihan from a free. The visitors then hit for a fine goal when James Doyle linked up with Danny Hickey who blasted to the net. David OLeary and Dara Fitzgerald added two fine points to leave Gneeveguilla leading 1-4 to 1-3 at half time.

On the resumption Dara Fitzgerald again pointed from a free, before Spa responded with two excellent long range efforts from Donagh Fahy. Dara Fitzgerald again responded with a pointed free. Spa were now to enjoy a fruitful period, after good play in the forty second minute Timothy Moynihan drove a fantastic shot to the top corner of the Gneeveguilla net. Two minutes later wing forward Kalvin O Sullivan repeated the trick and stuck the ball in the same top corner. Another long range point from Donagh Fahy stretched the Spa lead to six points. A brave Gneeveguilla weren’t going down without a real battle and good forward play saw TJ O Leary rattle the Spa net. In an exciting conclusion Timmy Moynihan had another Spa point, before Dara Fitzgerald had another green flag raised for Gneeveguilla to reduce the margin to two points. Gneeveguilla had just enough time to chase the win but in a frantic ending a resilient Spa defence could not be breached again. At the end of the game Sen O Keeffe from East Region Coiste na nOg presented the Spa Captain Luke O Neill with the Div 6 Shield. He thanked both teams on a sporting game, Referee Tom Moriarty (Killarney Legion), Spa Gaa for the facilities and Sponsors MD O Shea Killarney.

Referee: Tom Moriarty (Killarney Legion)

Spa: Aaron OConnor, Donal Hickey, David OSullivan, Danny Coffey, Oran ONeill, Rian ONeill, Christopher Healy, Luke ONeill (Capt), Donagh Fahy, Cody Coffey, Timothy Moynihan, Kalvin OSullivan, Aidan Cronin, Jack OSullivan, Daniel Daly. Subs: Emmet Spillane, Eric Moriorty, Cormac Walsh, Stephen Wickham, Oisin McCarthy, Jonathon ODonoghue, Mark Daly, Chris Healy, Cathal Coffey, Darragh Brosnan, Cathal Coffey

Spa Team Manager: Pat ONeill. Selectors: Dara Moynihan, Des Spillane, Kieran McCarthy


Gneeveguilla: Alex OLeary , Stephen Dalton, Ross OLeary , Sean Hurley, Ryan Daly, Cian OLeary, Dylan Riordan, Sean Finnegan, John Cronin (Capt), Danny Hickey, David OLeary, Sean OKeeffe, TJ OLeary, Dara Fitzgerald, Ciaran Finnegan. Subs: James Doyle, Gavin Barry


Gneeveguilla Team Mentors: Aeneas OLeary and Margaret Fitzgerald


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