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Hurling Feile Finals, News and Fixtures
Monday, 26 April 2010 20:11

U14 Feile Hurling and the first qualifying Blitz was held on Saturday, where Ballyduff as winners and Kenmare Kilgarvan as runners up go forward to the County Hurling Feile. We would like to thank Dr Crokes for the use of their fields and their excellent facilities. The second and final phase which will be held next weekend, starting Saturday May 1 and the venue for the 3 day event is Ballyduff.
All clubs are asked to there at 12.30 as the games get underway at 1pm sharp.
In Group A: Causeway, Dingle, Kilmoyley and Ballyduff, and in Group B: Lixnaw, Ballyheigue, Abbeydorney and Kenmare Kilgarvan.
Teams in each group will play 3 games and the top 2 teams from each group will then go forward to contest the semi finals, the following day, on Sun and the Feile final will then take place on Monday at 6pm.
The National Feile Skills Competition will be held, prior to the Final on Monday May 3rd at 5pm and all clubs are asked to have 1 player from each club with the exception of the two teams in the final, present for the skills competition.  
On Saturday all games are 30 minutes in total (15 minutes per half) and the semi finals and Final are 40 minutes in total (20 minutes per half)

National Hurling Feile Qualifiers Phase 2.
(Each game 15 minutes per half)
Pitch 1: Main Field

Causeway v Dingle 13.00
Kilmoyley v Ballyduff 13.40
Ballyduff v Causeway 14.20
Dingle v Kilmoyley 15.00
Causeway v Kilmoyley 15.40
Dingle v Ballyduff 16.20

Pitch 2: Top Field.
Ballyheigue v Abbeydorney 13.00
Lixnaw v Kenmare Kilgarvan 13.40
Kenmare Kilgarvan v Ballyheigue 14.20
Abbeydorney v Lixnaw 15.00
Ballyheigue v Lixnaw 15.40
Abbeydorney v Kenmare Kilgarvan 16.20

Sunday May 2.
Hurling Feile Semi Finals. Venue: Ballyduff

(Each Semi Final 20 minutes per half)
S/Final 1 @ 5pm
S/Final 2 @ 6pm

Monday May 3.
Hurling Feile Final. Venue: Ballyduff

(Final is 20 minutes per half)
Final @ 6pm


Fixtures
Tuesday April 27

Lee Strand U16 Hurling League (7pm) (Club Ref in Brackets)
Div1.
St Brendan’s v Lixnaw. (Abbeydorney)
Div2:
Ballyduff v Ballyheigue (Kilmoyley)
Kenmare Kilgarvan v Dr Crokes (St Pats EK)
Lee Strand U12 Hurling League
Dingle v Abbeydorney in Dingle @ 6.30pm.

Friday April 30
Lee Strand U12 Hurling League, all games throw in at 6.30pm.
Group A.
Causeway v Ballyduff (Kilmoyley)
Abbeydorney v St Brendans (Ballyheigue)
Dingle v Kenmare Kilgarvan (St Pats EK)
Group B.
Crotta v Lixnaw ( Ballyduff)
Dr Crokes v Kilmoyley (Causeway)


GAMES NOT PLAYED.
U12 Co Hurling League.
Ballyduff v Dingle and Ballyduff v Kenmare Kilgarvan.
Please supply Butch Fealy with the dates that both games are been played and remember that the U12 semi finals ARE GOING AHEAD ON FRIDAY MAY 7 AND THE FINAL ON FRIDAY MAY 14TH.

U14 Co Hurling league:
Kenmare Kilgarvan v Causeway on Sat May 8th at 7pm in Kilgarvan.

South Kerry 2-07 Newmarket 3-13.
The South Kerry U 16 hurlers made a spirited defence of their Duhallow League title last Friday night in Newmarket against the local opposition. Fielding a young team and with a few absentees, they were under pressure from the start. Their defence held strong with many heroes including Michael Godfrey, Shane Hanafin, Conor Mc Sharry and John Ivory. There was a number of good points scored , however the goals were limited with a good defence and goalkeeping by Timmy Foley which resulted in a half time score  of  2-08 to 1-03.

Our goal from Johnny Courtney and points from Aodhan Burns, Dean Cassidy and Conor Shortall gave them a purple patch just before the half time whistle. In the second half they  stood up and were counted and fought bravely and a few positional switches worked well. Keith Flynn scored a fine brace of points and Michael Godfrey added a goal. In the end they should be satisfied with a decent looking score line of  3-13 to 2-07  and they know that there will be better displays later in the season.

South Kerry:- T Foley, C McSharry, M Godfrey (1-0), S O’Sullivan, G Donovan, J Ivory, S Hanafin, C Shortall (0-02), K Flynn(0-02), K O’Donoghue, A Burns(0-02), D Price, D Cassidy,(0-01) J Courtney,(1-0) J Billot.

Tralee Hurling Initiative.
The Na Gaeil / Churchill U8/10’s had a friendly game against Crotta at the Tralee IT GAA pitch on Tuesday last and both sides gave an exhibition of hurling skills. The development of the game in Tralee by Na Gaeil and Churchill is reaping rewards as they are having fun games with their North Kerry counterparts. Maurice Lawlor and Peter Lenihan could do with a few more parents / mentors to lend a hand in both clubs to push this great initiative to the next level.

Kerry U16 Hurling Squad.

The Kerry U16 Hurling team will be playing in the Munster U16 Divisional Championship next Saturday and all 1st round games are going ahead in Clarecastle and they will meet Mid Clare at 11am, then at 12.30 they will meet City &West Limerick and their last game will be at 2pm where they meet North Tipperary. If they succeed they will contest the semi final on Monday May 3rd in Mallow at 11am. Both the Plate Final and the A Final will then go ahead at 12.30 also in Mallow.

Kerry Minor Hurlers.
We wish Ger McCarthy, his selectors and the Minor panel every success on Wednesday evening against Limerick in the Munster Minor Hurling C/ship quarter final at 6.30pm in Killmallock, Co Limerick