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Club News 11/9/2017

posted 10 Sep 2017, 16:14 by Laune Rangers   [ updated 10 Sep 2017, 16:47 ]
The rainfall was heavy during stages of our Minors' victory in the Central Region Final on Saturday - read more below

LOTTO: Lotto Results for Sunday September 10th. There was no winner of the €16,800 jackpot. The numbers drawn were 03 – 05 – 08 – 14. The Consolation Prizes were won by the following: €100 Chrissie Rochford - sold by Margaret Browne; €50 Barry Harman - sold by Falveys; €25 Mike Healy - sold online; €25 Dodo Sheahan - sold by Dodo. Next week’s Lotto Jackpot will be €17,000.

SENIOR: Laune Rangers secured passage to the Mid Kerry O’Sullivan Cup on Sunday afternoon with an away victory over Beaufort. Beaufort were restricted to 5 of their team that played the 2016 Mid Kerry Senior Final. Laune Rangers led by 0-5 to 0-1 after 10 minutes, with Colm O’Shea (3, 2 frees), Eamonn Carey, & David Costelloe pointing for Rangers – Carey’s point coming from a rebound after Costelloe had struck the upright. Darragh Coffey scored Beaufort’s first score. James Lynch, Jack O’Connor & Colm O’Shea added points for Rangers before David Costelloe kicked an excellent 45 in bad conditions. Beaufort kicked two well taken points through Padraig O’Sullivan and Kevin Ferris, but points from James Lynch and Colm O’Shea gave Rangers the lead by 8 at the break. Half Time score:- Beaufort 0-3, Laune Rangers 0-11. Darragh Coffey pointed for Beaufort at the beginning of the second half, but Rangers kicked on and points from Jack O’Connor (2) and Shane Daly increased their lead. Danny Healy & Kevin Ferris reduced the gap but a final Francis Russell point closed out the game. Full Time Score:- Beaufort 0-6, Laune Rangers 0-15. As expected, Laune Rangers were much stronger than what was effectively a Beaufort B team. Best for Rangers on the day was James Lynch who finished with 3 points and was lively in general play. Laune Rangers Team:- Tony Lyons, Ronan Sayers, Johnny Carey, Pierce Tyther, Kieran Crowley, Peter Crowley, Neil O’Brien, Shane McSweeney, Shane Daly (0-1), Colm O’Shea (0-5, 4f), Jack O’Connor (0-3), James Lynch (0-3), Eamonn Carey (0-1), David Costelloe (0-1, 45’), John Tyther. Subs: Padraig Murphy for McSweeney, Mike F Russell for O’Shea, Jason Browne for Lyons, Francis Russell (0-1) for E Carey, Gavin O’Shea for Costelloe, Cian O’Shea for P Crowley.

SENIOR FIXTURE: Laune Rangers face Templenoe in the County Intermediate Football Championship Semi Final on Saturday, September 23rd at 3pm in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. All support would be hugely appreciated for this game.

MINOR: Laune Rangers are the Central Region Minor Division 1 Champions for 2017, following the defeat of Kerins O’Rahillys in the Final in Austin Stack Park on Saturday. Full Time Score:- Laune Rangers 1-11, Kerins O’Rahillys 0-4. Read the full Match Report here

UNDER 16 GIRLS: Laune Rangers Under 16 Girls defeated Scartaglin in the East Kerry League on Sunday evening at a wet and windy JP O’Sullivan Park. Goals made all the difference in the first half as Rangers hit the net four times in the opening period – Nicole Moriarty and Fodhla Houlihan with the pair joining Maeve Sheehan in kicking points. Scart for their part kicked four points in the half, but had a penalty saved excellently by Claire Fealey in the Rangers goal. Half Time Score:- Laune Rangers 4-3, Scartaglin 0-4. Fodhla Houlihan completed a hat-trick in the opening minute of the second half with a fine finish for Rangers 5th goal. Kayleigh McGlashan & Nicole Moriarty (2) added further points before Scartaglin hit the net for their first goal. The visitors would go on to score two more goals and a couple of points before the end of the game, but Rangers were much stronger on the day. Kayleigh McGlashan, Nicole Moriarty, Fodhla Houlihan, Lorna Griffin and Alanna Dolan all pointed to see Rangers to the final whistle. Full Time Score:- Laune Rangers 5-10, Scartaglin 3-6. Laune Rangers Team:- Claire Fealey, Laura Brennan, Lucy Knight, Christina O’Brien, Orla Dunphy, Rachael Evans, Hannah McGeever, Alanna Dolan (0-1), Nicole Moriarty (2-4), Lorna Griffin (0-1), Kayleigh McGlashan (0-2), Alanna O’Sullivan, Maeve Sheehan (0-1), Fodhla Houlihan (3-2), Amy Dunphy.

UNDER 14 BOYS: Laune Rangers defeated Milltown/Castlemaine in the Mid Kerry Under 14 Competition on Friday evening in their final home game of the season, and have virtually assured passage to the Mid Kerry Under 14 Final. They also faced Kilcummin on Sunday morning in a hotly contested challenge in Cloon. The game finished in a draw at 4-8 apiece.

UNDER 14 GIRLS: After putting in a great effort, Laune Rangers Under 14 Girls were defeated by Dr Crokes on Sunday evening in Cloon in wet and windy conditions.

UNDER 12 BOYS: Laune Rangers Under 12 Boys’ season came to a close on Thursday evening last. Two of the teams were in action against Ardfert. The Blue Team had a good win while the Navy team played out a draw with Ardfert after a great game. The White Team beat St Pats on Monday evening in their final game. Well done to all and thanks to our coaches for their collective time and effort this year, and the parents for their patience and support. Most of all, we thank and congratulate our players who wore the royal blue with pride this year.

UNDER 12 GIRLS: Laune Rangers Under 12 Girls travel to Kilcummin on Tuesday evening at 7pm

GOOD LUCK: Best of Luck to our very own Fiachra Clifford and his Kerry teammates in next Sunday’s All Ireland Minor Final. Good Luck also to Padraig Murphy, who forms part of Peter Keane’s management team.
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