Club News

November 7, 2018

Kerry retained the Bord Gais Energy All-Ireland U21 ‘B’ HC title following a 10-point victory over Meath on Saturday 11th September in Semple Stadium, Thurles. On the final score line of Kerry 0-22 to Meath 0-12. The sides were level on 0-9 apiece at half-time, but favoured by the wind in the second half, Kerry stamped their authority on proceedings to run out comfortable winners.
But it was all Kerry after the restart with 17-year-old Padraig Boyle scoring 0-6 from play and free-taker Darragh O’Connell finishing with a personal tally of 0-10. Meath could not get past the Kingdom’s goalkeeper John Brendan O’Halloran. After the game GAA president Christy Cooney presented the under 21 shield to Captain Fantastic Shane Nolan
KERRY — J B O’Halloran; N Young, D O’Sullivan, J O’Connor; A Ryle, B O’Leary, P Monson; R Kenny, D Fitzelle; P Geaney, P Costelloe, D O’Connell; S Nolan, P Boyle, J Flaherty. Subs: A McCarthy for Geaney (40), P O’Keeffe for Costelloe (42), Costelloe for O’Leary (45-47, blood), R Nolan for Kenny (47), PJ Keane for Young (54), S Leen for Flaherty (60).The Crotta hurling club was well represented on the Kerry panel by captain Shane Nolan (Captain), who scored 3 points at corner forward, Richard Nolan came on the 47 min, Darren Twomey, Jonathan Caffrey, Paul Costello, and Eoin O’Sullivan were also members of the victories panel. Kilflynn lady Trudy Ryan was The Kerry Physio. Congratulations to the Crotta players and their team mates
It was Mixed fortunes for the Club on the playing fields last week, on Thursday evening The Crotta u-12 hurlers booked a place in the Michael Reidy Memorial County U12 Championship final overcoming a gallant Lixnaw side on score of 2-07 to 1-04 in Ballyheigue. Crotta now meet Ardfert in the Final. On Saturday evening 11th September, the Crotta/Lixnaw minor hurlers made their exit from this years County Minor championship, when they were defeated by Kenmare in Kilgarvan on a 2-13 to 3-05 score line, also on Saturday evening, The Crotta Juniors qualify for their four consecutive
County Senior League Division 3 final with a victory over Austin Stacks on a 2-12 to 3-03 score line in Abbeydorney. Crotta now meet Abbeydorney or Ardfert in the final.
The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer, Declan Falvey, Garrynagore, Lixnaw for this week’s Lotto Jackpot of ?12,700, on Monday night, 13th September in Parker?s Pub, Kilflynn were: 3,7, 14 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: Dermot Ryan, Knocknacaska, Kilflynn, Mary Fahy, C\o Jim Hogan, Lixnaw, Colette Cronin, Keel, Lixnaw. The next draw will take place in Herbert?s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 20th September, with a Jackpot of 12, 800. 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
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.
NOW ENROLLING: Musical Theatre Class (Mondays 5pm – 6pm) and classical violin classes (Mondays 3pm – 3:30pm) in St. Columbas Community Centre, Kilflynn.
Special Needs Music & Movement class in the Shannow Family Resource Centre, Abbeydorney (Mondays 3:45pm – 4:45pm) For further information contact: Emma Shanahan 087 6734767 or
Best wishes to Sonny Egan, Garrynagore, Lixnaw who is representing Kerry in the Senior Horse ploughing  Competition at The National Ploughing Championships that will take place from Tuesday 21st ? Thursday 23rd September in Athy in Co Kildare.PARENTS AND TODDLERS GROUP:
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.
Sincere sympathy is extended to the families, relatives and friends of Bridie Hussey, (n?e Savage) of Kiltomey, Lixnaw, Patrick (Pat) O?Mahony of Pairc Chumin, Killarney, Formerly of Clahanebawn, Ballyheigue, Patrick (Paud) Quilter of Ballyreahan, Patrick Slattery of Camp, Tralee, Formerly of Laccamore, Kilflynn, Tom Healy of Killahan, Abbeydorney, Jack Hannafin, Leith and England and Kathleen (Kit) Moran n?e Dillon, London and formerly of Clahane, Lyreacrompane who died recently. May they rest in peace.
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