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Ross Ladies
Golf Club
UP-COMING COMPETITIONS Sunday October 26th Halloween 10 hole Scramble. 1pm tee times. Entry sheet in the locker room. Names to be entered by Saturday 12 noon. Sunday November 2nd 10 hole 9 hole competition. Sunday 9th November Christmas Hampers, details to follow.

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Ross Golf
Club - Gents Club
Fixture On Sunday October 26th we will hold the rescheduled Christmas Hampers competition. This will be a single stableford competition and the entry sheet is now available in the clubhouse. Please add your name to it by 4pm on Saturday as the draw for playing partners takes place then.
AGM Please note that our AGM will be held in the clubhouse on November 20th so please keep this date free for this important event.

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Ring of Kerry
Golf Club
Open Singles Stableford (GOTY) 1st: Derek Maher (15) 39pts. 2nd: Jay Steadman (25) 35pts. 3rd: David Kerins (33) 33pts.
Congratulations to Toby Steadman for winning the Golfer of the Year title 2014. Top 5 placings:- 1st - Toby Steadman. 2nd - Daniel Taylor. 3rd - Eamonn O’Driscoll. 4th - Gearoid O’Brien. 5th - David Kerins.
Up Coming Fixtures Saturday/Sunday/Monday - Halloween hampers - OPEN 2 -Person Scramble. Visitors €20. This is a re-entry competition. Starting Monday 27th through until Friday 31st. There will be an OPEN singles stableford. Please book in to the time sheet by calling 064 66 42000.

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Killorglin RC
AGM Killorglin Rowing Club’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, the 12th of November at 7pm at the Boat House. Everyone are welcome to attend.
Training continues at the Boat House on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday’s at 6pm and at the weekends. New members are welcome. Please e-mail killorglinrowingclub@gmail.com for more details. Follow us on Facebook at killorglinrowing and visit our blog for regular updates: http://killorglinrowing.wordpress.com/

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Killarney
Golf Men’s Club
Gents Singles Stableford Hcp 0-12, Killeen 19/10/2014. 1 Greg Lanigan 40 pts (05). 2 Baden Maher 38 pts (04).
3 John O’Connor 38 pts (07). 4 Padraig Sheahan 37 pts (12). 5 Jonathan Sparling 37 pts (09). 6 Jason Arthur 37 pts (05). 7 Michael Foley 37 pts (10). 8 John English 36 pts (10).
9 John Cahill 36 pts (11).

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Killarney Golf
Club-Ladies
Results Sunday 19th October, 2014, Mahony’s Point - Stroke. 1st. Siobhan Brosnan (12) 64. 2nd Mary Chute (28)65
3rd Peggy O’Donoghue (19) 67
B.G. Fiona Leacy (9) 81 gross. 4th Mary Geaney (12) 72. 5th Amy Arthur (9) 73 (bk9). 6th Angela O’Connor (28) 73. 7th Katie O’Connell (33) 73. 8th Noreen Coffey ( 11) 74 (bk9). 9th Claire Keating ( 7) 74. 10th Maureen Creedon (12) 74. F.9 Lora Beth Malloy (33) 31.5. B.9 Ursula Daly (12) 34.
Next Sunday’s Competition Billy O’Callaghan - Scots foursomes Killeen Course.
Mass for deceased members of the Club will take place at the Club House
at 7.30 p.m on Thursday 6th November.
AGM At the A.G.M. of the Ladies Club on Thursday Patsy Hanley took over the roll of Lady Captain and Mary O’Rourke, Vice Captain. We wish Patsy and Mary the best of luck in their year in office and wish to thank outgoing Lady Captain Maureen Culloty for the great work and success she had in her year as Lady Captain.

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Gneeveguilla
Basketball
U14 boys Div 3. Gneeveguilla 33 St. Mary’s 25. Competed well against St. Mary’s only pulling away in final quarter for a win. Great scoring and rebounding from C. O’ Brien, D. O’ Halloran, P. Murphy T. O’ Connor, D. Collins N O’ Connor and E. Fitzgearld. Excellent defence from A. Mihailovs D. Collins, M. Cronin and S. Warren.
U16 girls div2. St. Anne’s 40, Gneeveguilla 48. Excellent defence and rebounding from Catherine Daly and Sinead Warren allied to Laoise Coughlan’s scoring (27 pts) led to a good away win for this team.

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Gneeveguilla
Athletic Club
Lotto We had one lucky winner of jackpot €6,800, Tom Carmody, Gullane, Gneeveguilla. Numbers drawn were 3, 5, 10 and 18. Bonus not won numbers drawn were 1, 3, 22 and 25. Next weeks jackpot €4,000 plus €1,000 bonus.
Road Race It was a busy weekend on the road race circuit with Caitriona starting her 5K Winter Series in Killarney on Saturday and The Rathmore Ladies GAA having their 4 miler around ‘The Raheen Circuit’ on Sunday. In Killarney or top runners were Robert Purcell Snr who was 4th and Robert Jnr 5th. Seamus Murphy also did well. Caroline McCarthy, Caroline Murphy and Nora Flynn all ran well in the ladies competition. In the Rathmore race the following were in the prizes, Robert Purcell Snr 1st, 2nd John Barrett, 3rd Robert Purcell Jnr., U14 Boys: Donal Daly 1st , Paudie O’Leary 2nd, Miceal McSweeney 3rd. U18 Boys: Andrew Purcell 1st. In the ladies competition Mary O’Connell 2nd lady, Maggie O’Leary 1st O40, Catherine Daly 1st U18, Katie Buckley 1st U14 and 1st local lady. The Purcell’s were the 1st Family.
Training Training continues in Gneeveguilla Monday’s 7.00 - 8.20pm and will be commencing in Fossa on Monday November 3rd 7.45 - 8.45pm.

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St Finan’s Ladies Golf Society
Our Christmas Hamper Outing held in Dooks Golf Club on Friday last 17th October was a very successful day.
1st Kathleen Wrenn H/C20 with 20pts.
2nd Debra Doyle H/C31 with 20pts.
3rd Patricia Lynch H/C 21 with20pts.
4th Julie Leonard H/C 23 with 18pts
5th Sarah Scanlon H/C 36 with 18pts.
AGM Provisional date for our A.G.M. is December 6th in East Avenue Hotel, preceded by 9hole competition at Ross Golf Club. Hope to see as many as possible attending as we must decide the future of our Society for 2015.

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Murphys Golf
Society
Waterville, Saturday 18th October 2014.
1. Maurice O’Shea (15) 30. 2. Padraig O’ Brien (15) 30. 3. Con O’Mahony (21) 30.
4. John O’Shea (12) 29. 5. Anthony Walsh (18) 29. 1st Nine: Gerry Adams (6) 17 points. 2nd Nine: Denis Nash (21) 13 points.
Next Outing Captain’s Prize Mike Casey.
Saturday 1st November 10.40a.m. to 12.30p.m.

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Killarney
Cougars BC
A very busy week of fixtures saw Cougars record a number of notable results with the Seniors Women’s and Juveniles boys U12 both enjoying wins over Kenmare Kestrels and girls U14 recorded a comprehensive win over Tigers. The coming week will see the U14 Boys travel away to Kenmare and U14 Girls and Senior Women’s and Men’s on the road to Killorglin and Tralee for important league games. The U15 girls have a huge game as the Cougars host Limericks St. Colms in the CBBL U15 in a first ever Kerry and Limerick contest at this level with important league points on offer and exciting contest is expected.
Boys U12 Killarney Cougars 24 Kenmare Kestrels 14.
Girls U14 Killarney Cougars 36 Tralee Tigers 16.
Senior Womens Co. League Killarney Cougars 68 Kenmare Kestrels 56. Cougars travel away to Killorglin in their next league fixture.
Fixtures A full list of fixtures for the coming week for Seniors and Juveniles is available on the website.www.killarneycougars@gmail.com

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Castlerosse
Golf Club
Results competition played on Sunday 19th October, 18 hole Strokeplay, Winner, Daniel Shine (07) 67 net. Runner-up Mick Clifford (22) 69 net. Overall 3rd place Donal O’Reilly (19) 70 net.
Next weekend competition, 18 hole Stableford, play Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

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Spa Muckross
Community Games
AGM Our AGM was held on Monday 13th October at Spa Clubhouse.
2014 Results Our Secretary, Denise Moynihan, commended all the children that competed in the different events at county level, and congratulated those that made it to the 2014 National Finals. Our set dancing group performed magnificently to take home gold medals. Both Fergal Murphy (Grass Cycling) and Marie Courtney (Cross Country Relay) were awarded bronze medals. Other competitors that performed very well in their respective competitions included Tristan O’Donoghue, Cian Lynch, Treasa O’Sullivan and Faye O’Neill.
Dates for the Diary The Kerry Community Games Awards Night takes place on 14th November in Castleisland, and the AGM is scheduled for 16th November at 2pm in the Grand Hotel, Tralee. Locally, we will be holding our Awards Evening on Sunday 26th October at 6pm in the Hotel Killarney (formerly Quality Hotel). All competitors that participated in the 2014 National Finals are invited to attend. We hope to see you all there.
CHURCH GATE COLLECTION Provisional dates for the church gate collection are Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November. We would be grateful of any assistance with the collections.

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Deerpark Pitch
& Putt
European Rules Competition There was a satisfactory turnout for Saturday’s scramble and the winners were Gearoid Cronin, Hugh O’Sullivan and Michael O’Connor with 35 nett.
Willie Parker Memorial Singles competition 1st Hugh O’Sullivan 17 up 2nd Michael O’Connor 15 up Gross Damian Fleming 14 up.
Club MatchPlay on Bank Holiday Monday
The club Match-Play semi finals and final will be played on the coming bank holiday Monday. The semi final pairings are David Harnett v Conor McCarthy St. John Kelliher v Ger Casey Final to follow after semi finals conclude.
Xma Hampers Details of dates for the Xmas Hampers will be available shortly.
Scrap Metal Fundraiser Deerpark is in the process of organising a Scrap Metal collection fundraiser on this Saturday October 25th. Scrap which will include all type of metal, copper, car batteries and steel can be deposited at the Clubhouse yard between 1pm and 5.30p.m.
Winter Membership Amendment The club is currently offering winter membership at reduced rates and those interested are advised TO APPLY to Sean Kelly at 086-508686 or Colm O’Dowd at 087-7673742.
Seniors Outing to Kilmichael The final seniors outing for 2014 will be to Kilmichael on Tuesday November 4th commencing 10a.m. (Weather permitting)
Co. Minor final Best wishes are extended to Creagh Courtney and Jason O’Sullivan in Sunday’s County Minor Final in Tralee.

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Killarney
Badminton
There will be no badminton Monday 27th October because of the bank holiday. Badminton will be back on Wednesday 29th October. New members welcome. Coaching for all division 5 players will run for Monday nights at 8.30pm for the next 4 weeks starting 2nd November.

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Killarney
Bridge Club
The club extends heartiest congratulations to our friend and fellow member Michael O’Connor on celebrating his 101st birthday. Our President Doreen Brosnan hosted a most enjoyable evening of bridge for all the local bridge clubs on Sunday October 19th and here are the results:
1st Michael O’Shea and Ger McSweeney
2nd Anne Prendiville and Michael Murphy. 3rd Tim Corcoran and Don O’Sullivan. 4th Kathleen Coen and Kathleen O’Sullivan.

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Killarney
Athletic AFC
Fixtures Saturday 25th October 2014. FAI Umbro Youths Challenge Cup. 2-00 Rathkeale Utd v Listowel Celtic. 2-00 Granagh Utd v Killarney Athletic 2.00pm
JK Sports Under 12 Division 1 - Killarney Athletic v Killarney Celtic B 10.30a.m.
Seniors - Sunday 26th October 2014
Denny Premier A - Dingle Bay Rovers v Killarney Athletic 2.30p.m.
Kerry District League The Kerry District League will hold its annual awards night on Friday October 31st in conjunction with a benefit night for the KDL at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. The awards ceremony will start at 8.00pm. Tickets for the event are €5 and with sufficient numbers, a bus may be organised. If you wish to buy a ticket, contact Damien 087-7473405 before they sell out.
300 Member Club Draw Killarney Athletic A.F.C. are delighted to announce their 300 member club draw will be starting up again in the coming weeks. For €10.00 per month you could be in with a chance to win prize money each month. The money raised will be used to further develop the facilities at Killarney Athletic A.F.C.’s grounds. More information to follow.
Girls Training Girls training Wednesday night at the pitch from 6.30pm. All girls from under 10 upwards invited. Girls that wish to play up to under 10 level train with the academy on Fridays. Contact sec@killarneyathletic.com for further information.
Condolences Sincere Sympathy is extended to the Maye family on the sad passing of their mother formally of Aghadoe. R.I.P.
Contact If you have anything to add to Killarney Athletic A.F.C. notes please contact Mary McCarrick on 087 7750773 or mccarrickmary@hotmail.com

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Killarney Celtic
Football For All Blitz was a fantastic day with 110 special needs athletes from all over Munster having a great time. Huge thanks to all the participants, supporters, and all the wonderful volunteers who made it such a great day for everybody involved.
Killarney Celtic Halloween 7 A Side Tournament October 31st and November 1st for U12 (born 2003) and U10 (born 2005), entry fee €50 per team. Contact Eugene Cosgrave 086 2950021 for details. Entry forms can found at clubhouse, all entries should be addressed to Eugene Cosgrave, Killarney Celtic, Celtic Park, Ballydribbeen, Killarney.
KDL Awards John Delaney, FAI CEO, will present the KDL 2013/14 Awards at the Greyhound Stadium in Tralee on October 31st at 7.30pm, including the U17 Cup to Killarney Celtic, and the club have been given 20 free tickets for our U17 panel.
Last Man Standing Congrats to Johnny Henderson and Mike Daly on their sharing the LMS pot. A new round starts next weekend. Old players watch out for text invites - new players can sign up with any committee member.
Fixtures Oscar Traynor Cup: Kerry DL away to Limerick DL, Jackman Park Limerick, Friday, 8.00pm
Munster Junior Cup: Killarney Celtic at home to Listowel Celtic, Sunday, 11.30am
Denny Premier B: Killarney Celtic B away to Ballymac Galaxy, Monday, 7.00pm
U17 League: Killarney Celtic away to Kenmare, Saturday, 3.00pm
6 National Cup: Killarney Celtic away to Knocklong Hospital, Saturday, 3.00pm
U14 National Cup: Killarney Celtic at home to Corbally, Saturday, 2.00pm
U14 Div One: Killarney Celtic B away to Ballyhar, Saturday, 11.00am
U12 Div One: Killarney Celtic B away to Killarney Athletic, Saturday, 10.30am
Results FAI Junior Cup: Killarney Celtic 1 Avenue 0. A tough game against an excellent Avenue side who were very resilient and hard to break down, with Cathal O’Shea managing to crack home a winner.
U17 League: Castlegregory 0 Killarny Celtic 3. Paudie Looney’s team produced a superb performance against Castlegregory.
U15 National Cup: Nenagh 3 Killarney Celtic 2. Well done to all the Celtic lads and a big thank you to the travelling supporters.
U15 Div One: Iveragh 1 Killarney Celtic B 7. A superb display by Celtic.
U15 Div One: Castleisland 6 Killarney Celtic C 1. In fairness, Castleisland’s A team were far better than us on the day but the lads showed great heart and guts.
U13 Div One: Park B 2 Killarney Celtic B 4. A great duel between two honest and skillful sides. On this occasion we managed to get on top but it was a hardfought battle all through.
Lotto Results Numbers drawn 8, 9, 22, 24. No winner. Next week’s jackpot €3400, draw in the Fáilte on Monday night. Tickets available from all club officers. Yearly tickets available.
INFORMATION If anyone has information for the notes contact Jimmy O’Sullivan Darcy 087 9633397 or jimmyosdarcy@gmail.com

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Killarney
Rugby Club
Mini Rugby Killarney minis are now up and running, for the 2014/2015 season. We will be hosting our round of the West Munster mini festivals on Saturday the 1st November and expect strong numbers from Listowel, Castleisland and Kenmare. We would welcome any of our players return from previous seasons or anyone who wishes to try rugby for the first time. This section of the club is for players born between 2003 and 2008, and we cater for both boys and girls. We would also welcome any adults who would like to get involved at any level irrespective of their knowledge or experience of rugby union. Queries Dora 087/2196569. Gum shield required.
U14s Our U14 team had a great win on Saturday-week over Killorglin.
Senior Club Munster Junior Challenge Shield was cancelled last week due to inclement weather and unplayable pitches. Just as well as we had a few bodies missing. Killarney host Waterford City this weekend at Dirreen at 2.30pm in the Munster Junior League Div. 2.
Under 16s are away to Tralee, bus from High Street at 10am. Under 18s are away in their first Combination Fixture with Killorglin as a joined force. They travel the good spin to Midleton. They have an early start to be at LIDL car park at 9:30am. The under14s have a bye in their competition this weekend.
Night at the Dogs Tickets are on sale for a night of pure fun and sport on November 22nd and they can be got from any club member.

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