Rathmore (@2.5) vs Kenmare Shamrocks (@1.66)
29-09-2019

Our Prediction:

Kenmare Shamrocks will win

Rathmore – Kenmare Shamrocks Match Prediction | 29-09-2019 08:30

The Club's home ground is Father Breen Park and it has two playing fields with a new synthetic training ground being developed. The club colours today are red & black and these were adopted in the late 1960s; the previous colours being blue & gold. A new sports hall has also been completed and this should add to the promotion of hurling as indoor hurling has contributed hugely to the present day position of hurling in the greater Kenmare area. In fact Kenmare Kenmare Club pioneered the concept of indoor coaching in hurling and football in Kerry in the late 1970s.

They played in the 1889 Munster Senior Hurling Championship final as Kerry repHurling used to be the dominant game in the Roughty River valley as indicated by the fact that on St. Kenmare's last hurling County title was won in 1942 although they did reach the final 4 more times in 1943, '45, '47 and 1991. They won the 1902 County Hurling final against Tralee Celtic, lost the 1904 final to the same team and then won in 1916 and lost the final in 1917. Kenmare also won the first Kerry Senior Hurling Championship on 19 May 1889 versus Kilmoyley GAA. In 1895 Kenmare were in another hurling final but this time lost to Kilmoyley GAA. Patrick's Day in 1858 a game of hurling was played between two games called Kenmare Guards in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

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From the 1970s onwards Gaelic Football became the dominant sport in Kenmare. competitions being won. In 1982 the Club won an All Ireland Minor Football competition. In 1974 the Kenmare District Team won the Kerry Senior Football Championship. U21 Football and a host of other under age hurling and football titles came our way. In 1972 & 1983 Kenmare represented Kerry in the Munster Senior Club Football Championship and on each occasion were narrowly beaten by the club championship specialists Nemo Rangers from CorkThe 1980s proved to be an era for under age successes at football with many Co.

The venue is the Kenmare Shamrocks GAA hall on the Killowen road and there will be a full bar available on the night. Doors open at 6 pm and the concert will start at 8 pm. This is a "ticket only" event and they can be purchased online on Eventbrite.ie and at O'Shea's Dry Cleaners, Main Street in Kenmare. Tickets are 30 per person and seating is unreserved.

A win against Waterville in our last game will secure a semi final berth, well done to the team and management. Well done to those players who were in action for Kerry last week, Stephen OBrien coming on early in the first half against Tipperary and doing very well, that trade mark pace very evident. Marys and beat Templenoe at home. Still it was a good game, The opening and closing segments of the game very tight with two good goals thrown in mid-way through the second half, Adrian Spillane for Templenoe and Sean OLeary replying a few minutes later for Kenmare to seal the game for the black and red. We are sitting nicely in the division 2 table, sharing top spot with Rathmore and John Mitchels, with Templenoe two spots back with a game in hand. Both teams were shorn a few regulars, the blue and white missing a few through injury and Kerry Junior commitments. Any team news or photos can be sent to [email protected] or James Mc Gann 0872025395 or simply posted to Kenmare Shamrocks GAA Facebook. Another two league encounters under our belts with two points to show, lost away to St. Tadhg Morley and Gavin Crowley were in action for the Kerry Junior earlier in the day, well done to the Templenoe men. Breen Park. Both games were played in lovely summer conditions with the game against Templenoe attracting a huge crowd to Fr. Marys last week a minor blip. The Shamrocks Junior team has been flying the last few weeks with a two point loss to St.

Tickets are 30 per person and seating is unreserved. The venue is the Kenmare Shamrocks GAA hall on the Killowen road and there will be a full bar available on the night. Doors open at 6 pm and the concert will start at 8 pm. This is a "ticket only" event and they can be purchased online on Eventbrite.ie and at O'Shea's Dry Cleaners, Main Street in Kenmare.