Club News

November 7, 2018

Crotta u-12 hurlers play St Brendans in The Michael Reidy Memorial U12 Hurling Championship Final  in Lixnaw on Saturday 25th September at 4.00 p.m. and the Crotta Junior hurlers contest the County league Division 3 final with St Brendan?s also on Saturday  at 5.00 p.m. in Abbeydorney. Best of luck to both Crotta teams.  
On Sunday 26th September  a double bill in Austin Stack Park when the AIB County Senior Hurling Semi Finals take place : Ballyduff play St Brendan?s at 2.00pm,  Kilmoyley play Lixnaw at 3.30pm
Any person interested in submitting Stories, Pictures old and new, Songs, Poems, or anything of local interest for This years Kilflynn Chronicle magazine should contact the production team of Eileen Rohan, Margaret Savage, John O’Flaherty, Paddy Weir or Mike Parker on 087 9794541 or email This years Chronicle will be only as good as the material as we receive. Any business person who wants to place an advert in the Business Directory section of this years Chronicle should contact the lads now with only 20 euro. Proceeds of this years Chronicle will go to The Kilflynn Cancer Support Group.
The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer, Mike Cronin, Irrebeg, Lixnaw, for this week’s Lotto Jackpot of ?12,800, on Monday night, 20th  September in Herbert?s Bar, Kilflynn were: 6,14, 19 and 27. However no one came up with the correct combination of numbers and the Jackpot survived for another week. The Lucky dip prizes winner each receives ?35: David Moloney,Cappa, Kilflynn, Brandon Conway, Ballyrehan, Lixnaw and Joe Brennan, Knocknacaska, Kilflynn.  The three lucky dips tickets were bought in Parker?s Pub. The next draw will take place in Parker?s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 27th September, with a Jackpot of 12, 900. Tickets are available at 2 euro each or 3 for 5 euro from Club tickets sellers or from Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn, Byrnes Gala Shop, Kilflynn, Kilflynn Post Offices, Galvins Shop, Lixnaw, Foleys Shop, Lixnaw J.J Walshs Bar, Lixnaw, Quilter’s Bar, Lixnaw and from The Half Way Bar, Glenoe, Listowel, you can also play on the Crotta lotto on line now, check out the
Former Crotta Senior hurler David Brady and his Kildalkey team mates qualify for the
Meath Senior Hurling Championship final 2010. The Defending Jubilee Cup champions Kildalkey eased their way into another  final at Pairc Tailteann on Saturday 18th September with a 1-13 to 1-7 over a gallant side Trim side. Kildalkey had the advantage of the breeze and the driving rain in the first-half, but it was only after the break that they got serious as they disposed of Trim. Kildalkey were ahead by 0-6 to 0-4 at the interval and found the net through Dan Fagan after the break. David Brady had good game at wing forward for the Kildalkey who now face Kilmessan in the final who overcame Kiltale by 2-10 to 1-04.
You can now directly support Crotta Hurling club by playing our weekly Fundraising Lotto Online. Enter your lines of numbers for up to a year in one go, you need never miss a draw again! When playing online you will receive the Lotto results and club news updates by email after each draw has taken place
To play the Crotta GAA Lotto, four numbers are selected from 1 to 28. If anybody matches the four numbers selected on the night he or she wins/shares the Jackpot. There are also 3 Lucky Dip prizes of ?35 drawn on the night. Tickets cost ?2 each. More details on or on or from Crotta club officers.
Our heartiest congratulations and Best Wishes goes to Siobhan Herbert  and Paul O?Donoghue, Tullacrimmin, Abbeydorney, who announce their Engagement recently.
Kilflynn National School got off to a winning start in Cuman na mbunscoil football on Friday 17th September. They played in Ballyheigue against Bouleenshare. Leading at half time by 2-06 to 0-02 following first half goals from Dominic Nolan and Darragh O’Donoghue they ran out comfortable winners in the end. Kilflynn team as follows: Mark Egan David Ryan Dylan McElligott Ryan Ward Jack McKenna Sean O’Donoghue(0-01) Barry Mahony(0-07) Aaron Murnane Dominic Nolan(1-01)Adam O’Sullivan Darragh O’Donoghue(2-02). Darragh Clark for David Ryan Daniel O’Rourke for Ryan Ward Darragh Murnane(0-01) for Darragh O’Donoghue Sean Murnane(0-01) for Adam O’Sullivan
Our U12 hurlers reached the U12 County championship Final by defeating Lixnaw in Ballyheigue recently. It was a great overall team performance and it is great to see the lads back in the Championship final. Crotta built up an eleven point lead at half time having held Lixnaw scoreless. The final score was Crotta 2-06 Lixnaw 1-04. Colin Browne and Barry Mahony were outstanding and received great help from Cathal Kennelly Darragh Kennelly and Tom Quinlan. Dylan McElligott Sean O’Donoghue Paudie Dillon John Quilter Jack McKenna got through an amount of work. Both teams and referee John Ross deserve great credit as the weather conditions were very poor. Thanks to the Ballyheigue G.A.A Club and especially Pat Corridon for making the field available and having everything in order. Scorers for Crotta: Barry Mahony(1-04)Cathal Kennelly Capt(1-01)Sean O’Donoghue(0-01). The final is fixed for this Saturday in Lixnaw at 4pm. Our opponents are Ardfert. Best of luck to the lads.
We wish Jack Glavin a speedy recovery following his recent stay in hospital. Hope to see him back training with his U12 colleagues soon.
Its that time of year again, which sees the coursing being held on the land of Paudie Fuller in Fahavane on Sunday and Monday, 26th and 27th of Sept. The main stake run over the two days is the Stephen Fuller memorial cup and replica for all age dogs. The cup has attracted some of the fastest dogs in the country over the past few years. other stakes run will be: Oaks trial stake, Reserve dog trial stake, The John Herbert memorial all aged stake, Willie Walsh memorial cup and replica. Friends of Kilflynn Coursing Club stake.
Kilflynn parents & toddlers have returned for the winter – group meet every Monday & Thursday mornings from 11am to 12.30pm in St. Columbus Centre, Kilflynn Village.
We have moms / grannies / minders from Abbeydorney; Kilflynn & Lixnaw.
It’s a great place to meet your neighbours! New parents / minders and there toddlers are always welcome – come along for a coffee and a chat while the toddlers play.
We also arrange outings for toddlers and nights out for the Moms!
Contact Niamh on 0863144157 for any queries or to be put on our texting list to be kept informed text Carmel on 087 9892697.
The Kerry County Board are running with a new under 15 hurling tournament this year starting on Friday 8th October and will run for 3 weeks on Friday evenings 15th and 22nd October Under lights, The finals for North and South Kerry teams will be held in Abbeydorney and this competition will be 9 aside tournament, The Under 15 Tournament will be named after the late Tom Healy, Abbeydorney.