All Ireland Champions. As the dust starts to settle on what has been a remarkable week end in the clubs history it’s time to acknowledge the part the supporters played in this historical achievement. From financial support through donations, sponsorship and buying and selling fund-raising tickets your generosity allowed the team the opportunity and resources to prepare really well for the final. A special thank you to the club members who organised buses and accommodation, to Marie Lehane and family and Kilcummin PO for coordinating the merchandise which was so evident in Dublin with Red and Green everywhere. Thanks also to all those who put flags, posters and signs up all over the parish in support of their team and management. Thanks too to Gavin O Leary (DJ Gav) and Neilly O Connor for the entertainment in the Red Cow Hotel. To teachers and school children who embraced the occasion with enthusiasm and those who composed songs and poetry, a special word of thank you.
Thanks also to Fr. Mulvihill who gave the players bus a blessing and words of encouragement to set them on their way. A huge thank you to all the supporters who welcomed the players back at the Red Cow Hotel, one of the highlights of the day, and to those who lit bonfires organised a garda escort and a very special homecoming that will live long in the memory. Thanks also to the numerous media outlets and photographers who gave the players, management and club great exposure and considerable profile leading up, during and after the Final. Finally a special mention of our players who aside from being great exponents of Kerry football, represented their club and community with style and integrity at all times, a sentiment regularly voiced by those who encountered them over the week -end. Cill Chuimin for ever. Full match report is available on Kilcummingaa.com from this Wednesday with the club DVD available shortly.
Minor Football Co League Kilcummin 3-11 Glenbeigh/Glencar/ Cromane 2-14
Darren Lehane (twice) and Paul O Shea were the goal scorers as the minor team got their campaign underway with a share of the spoils in Kilcummin on Saturday last. Their next game is away to Milltown/Castlemaine on March 2nd at 4pm. followed by a trip to Keel /Listry the following week.
East Kerry League Kilcummin play Spa this Sunday at 12md in Kilcummin.
There was no winner of the lotto on Friday15th February. Numbers drawn were 7,12,21,24 Consolation prizes €100 Kathleen O’Leary, Milleen, Kilcummin. €30 Tina Reen, Rathbeg, Rathmore, €30 Sally Millis, C/O Ian Millis, €30 Tom Courtney, C/O Kathleen. Next Jackpot €7400.
U14 Premier Mastergeeha 2 Listowel 1
In this close game the boys went a goal down early on but battle back to take all three points. Jack Fogarty got the goals in a game that all played well.
U14 Div 2
Killarney Athletic 5 Mastergeeha 0
The stronger home side took all three points in this game played in Woodlawn. Mastergeeha created some chances with Euan Evans, Connie Counihan and David O Riordan all going close.
Mastergeeha 4 Iveragh 2
In this game the boys started the better and lead 2-0 at the break thanks to goals from Brendan O Leary and Kevin Bowler. Mastergeeha continued to create chances with Kevin Bowler getting two more to complete his hat trick. All played well.
Div 2 A
Seniors Ballymac Celtic 2 Mastergeeha 3
In this game Mastergeeha took the lead when Colm Lenihan headed to the net following a cross from Jer Sheehan. However early in the second half the home side got two goals to lead. After this Mastergeeha pushed forward with James Nagle getting the equaliser with 20 minutes remaining. Shorthy after Mastergeeha took the lead when Barry O Leary good shot was only parried and Dan Moynihan scored. In the closing stages Mastergeeha defended well and got the deserved three points.