Minor County League Ballymacelligott V Beaufort

Beaufort Minors sponsored by Harpoon Connect were away to Ballymacelligott on Saturday, 25th March in Division 3A of the Minor County League.  First score for of the afternoon when to Ballymacelligott in the fourth minute with Beaufort getting off the mark in the seventh minute with a point from a free from Ciaran Kennedy.  This was quickly answered by a point from a free and a goal for the opposition.  Kennedy once again pointed from a free mid way through the first half and following a handful of wides and a yellow card for Ballymacelligott, Beaufort’s Paudie Coffey scored a point from play.  It was score for score towards the end of the first half with Ballymacelligott scoring two more points and a goal and Beaufort scoring three points (2 from frees).  Half time score: Ballymacelligott 2-04  Beaufort 0-06

The second half started well for Ballymacelligott who scored a goal in under three minutes but two great points from play for Paudie Coffey and one from Ciaran Kennedy brought the momentum back to Beaufort.  Unfortunately this momentum was matched by Ballymacelligott who scored four unanswered points and a goal before Beaufort scored again.  Jonathan Kissane was given a yellow card towards the end of the first half and Ciaran Kennedy scored his final point of the day from a free at the twenty-third minute.  Beaufort’s final score of the afternoon came from play for Paudie Coffey but Ballymacelligott got the final say scoring two more points in the dying minutes (one from a free).  Full time score:  Ballymacelligott 4-10  Beaufort 0-11

Beaufort Team:  Sean Coffey, Rory Clifford, Ciaran O’Sullivan, Shane O’Sullivan, Liam Curran, Ian McGillycuddy, Keith Suter, Jonathan Kissane, Ciaran Kennedy, Eoin O’Hagen, Dylan O’Sullivan, Mike O’Shea, Paudie Coffey, William Joy, Padraig Cronin.  Subs: Jason Coffey, Jack Sweeney.

County Senior League Div 2 – Beaufort V Ardfert

Beaufort played host to Ardfert in Round 1 of the County Senior League Division 2 on Sunday, 19th March.  Ardfert got down to business early on in the game with Mike Moloney and Kevin Shanahan each scoring points from play and John Egan scoring one from a free in the first four minutes.  Beaufort responded well however, with two points from Padraig O’Sullivan and one from Fergal Hallissey all from play.  Over the next five minutes or so both teams struggled with possession but this ended with a free for Ardfert to be taken by John Egan who put the ball over the bar with ease.  Beaufort once again responded well scoring a point a minute from Ger Hartnett, Liam Carey and Ronan Ferris but Ardfert were never too far behind with Shane Griffin scoring a point from play and John Egan pointing once again  from a free.  Beaufort did however increase the lead towards half time when Ronan Ferris scored the first goal of the afternoon after being set up nicely by Darragh Coffey and this was followed by a further point form a free for Fergal Hallissey.  Half Time Score: Beaufort 1-07  Ardfert 0-06

Beaufort had a thrilling start to the second half with a goal for Francis Courtney, assisted by Liam Carey and Ronan Ferris within the first sixty seconds.  This was followed by two points for Ardfert, one from play and one from a free.  Beaufort’s Sean Kelliher was given a yellow card in the sixth minute and the resulting free for Ardfert was sent wide of the post.    Ardfert did however follow this up with two points from Shane Griffin and Daithi Griffin, both from play.  Beaufort’s Danny Healy was introduced to the game mid way through the second half in place of an injured Sean Fogarty.  Seventeen minutes after their last score the home side were awarded a free for a tackle on Danny Healy, this was taken by Fergal Hallissey who scored a point.  Ardfert’s final score of the afternoon came from Kieran Fitzgerald, scoring a point from play but this was answered by Beaufort’s Fergal Hallissey also scoring a point from play.  In the closing three minutes of the second half Francis Courtney scored his second goal of the afternoon, assisted by Liam Carey.  Conor Breen was introduced in place of Padraig O’Sullivan and Ronan Ferris and Danny Healy were both given yellow cards.  Full Time Score: Beaufort 3-10  Ardfert 0-11

Beaufort: Mike Moriarty, Michael John O’Connor, Ger Hartnett, Cormac O’Connor, Sean Fogarty, Shane O’Sullivan, Sean Kelliher, Fergal Hallissey, Mike Breen, Ronan Ferris, Liam Carey, Brendan Cronin, Darragh Coffey, Francis Courtney, Padraig O’Sullivan. Subs: Danny Healy, Conor Breen, Jason Foley, Joe Glynwood, Jonathan Kissane, Padraig Hallissey, Aaron Foley, Cian O’Sullivan.

Ardfert: Nicky Sullivan, Jack McCarthy, Trevor Wallace, Mike Moloney, Eoghan Courtney, Daithi Griffin, Gearoid Sheehan, John Dowling, Kevin Shanahan, Eric Leen, Jerry Wallace, Fionan Morgan, Shane Griffin, Kieran Fitzgerald, John Egan. Subs: Eoin McElligott, Daniel Finnegan, Paudie Carroll, Jamie Horgan.

 

Mid Kerry Senior League Laune Rangers V Beaufort

Beaufort were away to Laune Rangers on Sunday, 12th March in the final round of the Mid Kerry League.  Mike Breen got scoring underway early in the game with a quick point in the first sixty seconds but this was followed up by Laune Rangers with a point from a free for Colm O’Shea and one from play for Jack O’Connor.  Fergal Hallissey and Darragh Coffey both scored points in the following minutes, one from a free and after a series of wides on both sides the next point came from Beaufort’s James O’Reilly.  Laune Rangers David Costello put the hosts ahead in the twentieth minute scoring the first goal of the afternoon and just before half time John Tyther netted their second goal.  Half Time Score: Laune Rangers 2-02   Beaufort 0-04

Laune Rangers began the second half strong with John Tyther scoring a goal within the first three minutes.  Beaufort did respond well however, with Liam Carey scoring two points from play and Fergal Hallissey scoring two points from frees.  Laune Rangers last three points of the afternoon came from frees for Colm O’Shea and Jason Browne and one from play for Jack O’Connor.  Beaufort rounded off the afternoon with two final points from frees for Fergal Hallissey.  Full Time Score: Laune Rangers 3-05   Beaufort 0-10

Beaufort: Mike Moriarty, Michael John O’Connor, Ger Hartnett, Sean Fogarty, Cormac O’Connor, Shane O’Sullivan, James Reilly, Ronan Murphy, Sean Kelliher, Mike Breen, Liam Carey, Brendan Cronin, Niall O’Connor, Fergal Hallissey, Darragh Coffey.  Subs: Danny Healy, Jonathan Kissane, Padraig O’Sullivan, Gary Coffey, Conor Breen.

Laune Rangers: Tony Lyons, Neil O’Brien, Johnny Carey, Aidan Cox, Ronan Sayers, Kieran Crowley, Michael O’Sullivan, Shane Daly, Padraig Murphy, Shane McSweeney, Jack O’Connor , John Tyther, David Costelloe, Connor Clarke, Colm O’Shea. Subs: Shane Mangan, Colin O’Dwyer, Jason Browne.

Minor County League Beaufort V Churchill

Beaufort Minors sponsored by Harpoon Connect played host to Churchill in the County Minor League Division 3 on Saturday 11th March.  Beaufort won the breaking ball in the first half and were quick to put a score on the board with a point from Paudie Coffey in the first thirty seconds of the game.  This was followed by a point from a free taken by Ciaran Kennedy and a point from play for William Joy.  Churchill’s first score of the afternoon came from Paul Linehan with  point from a free and this was answered by Beaufort’s Ciaran Kennedy scoring a point from play.  Churchill’s Paul Linehan and Jack Dolan scored a point each, one from a free mid way through the first half and after hard work and a chase back down the field Beaufort’s Paudie Coffey got his second point of the day.  Towards the end of the first half Churchill were the dominant side scoring three more points from play.  Beaufort had two goal scoring chances in the dying minutes of the first half however these were not converted.  Half Time Score Beaufort 0-05  Churchill 0-06

Breaking ball once again went the Beaufort in the second half however it was Churchill who were first off the mark with a point from Liam O’Donnell from a free.  It wasn’t long before Beaufort were back on the score board scoring five points over the next five minutes and culminating in a goal for Ciaran Kennedy.  Churchill were quick to respond though with Paul Buckley scoring a goal of his own but Beaufort having found momentum scored three more points from frees and three points from play which were answered by only two points from Churchill.  Full Time Score Beaufort 1-16  Churchill 1-09

Beaufort: Sean Coffey, Keith Suter, Ciaran O’Sullivan, Kealan Cahill, Liam Curran, Ian McGillicuddy, Liam O’Connor, Jonathan Kissane, Ciaran Kennedy, Rory Clifford, Dylan O’Sullivan, Michael O’Shea, Paudie Coffey, William Joy, Padraig Cronin.  Subs: Shane O’Sullivan Rousse, Eoin O’Hagen.

Churchill: Ciaran Murray, Killian O’Sullivan, Sean Hamilton, Daniel Greaney, Alan McElligott, Austin Clifford, Ciaran Carmody, David Lenin, Sean Donnellan, Liam O’Donnell, Brendan Walsh, Paul Lenihan, Paul Buckley, Ronan Fitzgerald, Jack Dolan, Kevin O’Connor, Joseph Lenin.

Mid Kerry Senior League Beaufort V Milltown/Castlemine

Beaufort Seniors welcomed Milltown/Castlemaine in Round 4 of the Mid Kerry Senior League this afternoon.  Conditions were heavy due to atrocious weather overnight and through out the morning.  Beaufort won breaking ball in the first half, however it was some ten minutes into the game before the first score was put on the board.  A free was awarded to Beaufort and this was taken by Brendan Cronin who scored the home sides first point.  This was swiftly answered by Milltown/Castlemaine who scored 4 points over the next four minutes, two from play and two from frees.  Milltown/Castlemaine continued to be the dominant side scoring 3 unanswered points (2 from frees).  Towards the end of the first half Beaufort’s Ronan Murphy scored a point from a free and Milltown/Castlemaine’s Jeremiah Hayes and David Roche both scored points from play.  Half time Beaufort 0-02  Milltown/Castlemaine 0-09

Milltown/Castlemaine won breaking ball in the second half and scored 2 unanswered points within the first seven minutes until Beaufort’s Fergal Hallissey scored a point from a free for the home side.  This was followed by a goal for the visitors and a point from play for Beaufort’s Liam Carey.  As the wind picked up a little, and hampered by surface water both sides struggled with possession.  Milltown/Castlemaine’s Cathal Moriarty scored another point from free and Beaufort’s Fergal Hallissey followed this up with a point from play, however, a further point and goal for Milltown/Castlemaine gave the visitors a considerable lead over the home side.  In the dying minutes of the second half Beaufort’s Fergal Hallissey scored a point from a free and this was to be the last score of the afternoon.  Full time Beaufort 0-06  Milltown/Castlemaine 2-13.

Beaufort: Jason Foley, Michael John O’Connor, Conor Breen, Cormac O’Connor, Sean Kelliher, Shane O’Sullivan, James O’Reilly, Ronan Murphy Mike Breen, Ronan Ferris, Liam Carey, Brendan Cronin, Kevin Ferris, Fergal Hallissey, Darragh Coffey.  Subs used Sean Fogarty, Aaron Foley, Mike Moriarty, Padraig Hallissey, Padraig O’Sullivan.

Milltown/Castlemaine: Cormac Leane, Gavin McKenna, Damien Murphy, Stephen Roche, Nigel Wrenn, John O’Connor, Alan Looney, David Roche, Patrick Wrenn, Alan Hickey, Shane Murphy, Tadgh McCarthy, Cathal Moriarty, Jeremiah Hayes, Jerome Flynn.

 

 

Minor County League Beaufort V Fossa

Beaufort played host to Fossa in Round 2, Division 3A in the Minor County League on Saturday, 04th March despite poor weather conditions around the county.  Beaufort got off to a great start with 3 points (2 from frees) and a goal for Padraig Cronin within the first five minutes, however it would be some twenty minutes before the home side added to their score card.  In the first ten minutes of the game Fossa’s David Clifford and Emmet O’Shea each scored goals and Clifford, Liam Buckley and Oran Murphy scored a point a piece. David Clifford was awarded a free in the 13th minute which was deemed to have gone over by the umpires but this was over ruled by the referee and not allowed.  Fossa continued to add to their tally scoring 2 points from frees and 3 more from play.  Just before half time Beaufort made a come back with Jonathan Kissane scoring 2 points from frees.  Half time score Beaufort 1-05  Fossa 2-08

Fossa won breaking ball in the second half but Beaufort’s Ciaran Kennedy was first to score with a point from a free.  This was answered by Fossa’s David Clifford who was also awarded a free which found its way over the bar.  Beaufort found their momentum however with great work from the defence keeping Fossa from scoring over the next ten minutes or so.  Beaufort’s Paudie Coffey and Ciaran Kennedy put up 3 more points from frees and substitute Shane O’Sullivan Rousse was introduced into the game.  In the 13th minute of the second half David Clifford brought Fossa back into the game scoring a point from play and within 60 seconds, teammate Emmet O’Shea scored his second goal of the afternoon.  This was swiftly followed by a point from a free for Clifford and Fossa’s Gary Cronin was given a Yellow Card.  Beaufort were once again in control in the last ten minutes of play with Ciaran Kennedy scoring 2 points from frees and Paudie Coffey and Jonathan Kissane scoring a point each from play.  In the dying seconds of the game Beaufort’s Dylan O’Sullivan scored a great goal for the home side bring the margin of defeat to within one point.  Full time score Beaufort 2-13  Fossa 3-11

Beaufort: David O’Shea, Keith Suther, Ciaran O’Sullivan, Kelan Cahill, Liam Curran, Ian McGillicuddy, Liam O’Connor, Jonathan Kissane, Ciaran Kennedy, Rory Clifford, Dylan O’Sullvan, Jason Hallissey, Paudie Coffey, Sean Coffey, Padraig Cronin.  Subs Used Shane O’Sullivan Rousse, Michael O’Shea.

Fossa: Shane O’Sullivan, Gary Cronin, Anthony O’Keeffe, Naoise Buckley, Eoin Talbot, Mark Donnelley, Cian McCarthy, Cian O’Shea, John Talbot, Ryan Sheehan, David Clifford, Killian Buckley, Emmett O’Shea, Oran Murphy, Ruadhn Doyle, John Murphy, Lee Lenihan, Daniel Talbot, Liam Buckley,

Mid Kerry U21 Championship Semi Final – Keel/Listry V Beaufort

Beaufort U21’s played Keel/Listry in the Mid Kerry U21 Semi Final on Sunday, 05th February at 2pm in Keel. Beaufort were the dominant side in the first half scoring 2 points from play, 3 points from frees and 2 goals, both from Liam Carey – one from play and one from a penalty towards the end of the first half.  There were two yellow cards dealt out, one to Beaufort’s Conor Cronin and the other to Keel/Listry.  Half Time Score: Beaufort 2-05  Keel/Listry 0-04

Playing conditions deteriorated in the second half with very heavy hail showers and strong gusts of wind, however it did clear up again after ten minutes or so. Keel/Listry made a strong come back in the second half scoring 6 points in total despite great defensive work from Beaufort’s Keith Moloney and fantastic fielding from Sean Kelliher, but Beaufort remained the stronger side scoring 5 points (two from frees) and Liam Carey scoring his third goal of the day in the 28th minute.  Final Score: Beaufort 3-10  Keel/Listry 0-10

Beaufort: Cian O’Sullivan, Jonathan Kissane (0-01), Cormac O’Connor, Conor Cronin, Joe Glinwood, Brendan Cronin, Keith Moloney, Mike Breen (0-01), Sean Kelliher, Danny Healy, Liam Carey (3-03), Aaron Foley, Niall O’Connor (0-01), Ciaran Kennedy, Darragh Coffey (0-03).  Subs Dylan O’Sullivan, Shane O’Sullivan, Kevin Coffey, Ryan Sweeney, Paudie Coffey