Kerry South Under 14 team
made the long journey to Waterford to play in the Munster U14 Competition. The group stage paired the lads with Cork East and Limerick. Playing fantastic open football they won both games to progress to a semi final with Clare. Kerry South scored freely in attack to set up a decider with Tipperary. This well balanced team performed superbly to claim the title with a polished team display.
Kerry South Under 15 team
Kerry South Under 15 team made the short journey to Dromtarriffee to play in the Munster U15 Competition. Limerick provided stiff opposition in the opening game with extra time required to separate the teams. Kerry South panel came through in the end to set up a semi final clash with Rebel Óg White. The Cork lads started well, putting the Kerry South team under pressure. Showing fierce drive and commitment the Kerry South lads upped the pace battling all over the field. The teams fought bravely to the end with the Cork team scrapping home by the narrowest of margins over a gallant Kerry South team.
Kerry South Under 16 team
Kerry South Under 16 team made the journey to Limerick. Having defeated Waterford in the first round with a powerful team display, the team met Clare in the semi-final. Working hard in all sectors of the field the team scored freely to set up a provincial decider with Cork. This was a repeat of the U15 final last year with the Cork lads hoping to cause an upset. Kerry South took the game to Cork from the first whistle creating fantastic scoring chances with all players working hard linking and supporting the play. Kerry South took the title with a superb team display giving the large attendance full value for viewing a great team display.
Thanks to all players and management teams for working hard to reach such a high performance level. It is a credit to all clubs for producing fantastic players. Thanks to all supporters for making the journey. It was a great weekend for Kerry football.
Vince Cooper, East Kerry/Kenmare GDA