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MitchelsJuvenile Registration:

Registration took place on Sunday morning last. For those parents who were unable to register their children can still do so by dropping in their forms to Reception at the Ballyseedy complex or giving them to any Officier of the club. It is essential that all juveniles are registered for Health & Safety and Insurance purposes. Closing date for registration is March 31st.


Membership of John Mitchels for 2016 is now due.
2016 Membership fees are as follows:
Patron membership €150 ( this includes adult membership, entry to the weekly lotto and free admission to all County League games which can be paid by direct debit),
Adult membership €40,
Students/O.A.P €20,
Juvenile boys and girls €20.
Club Registrar George Lowe will be available to collect membership between

7.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays
Ballyseedy Complex

Alternatively George can be contacted on 087 2743161 or at

Fixtures for the coming year are as follows:

St Brendan’s League
John Mitchels 3-10 v Na Gaeil 2-13
John Mitchels 0-10 v Ardfert 1-10
John Mitchels 3-13 v St Pats 1-12

Coiste Tra Li league
John Mitchels 1-10 v Austin Stacks 0-16
John Mitchels 3-09 v Ballymac 0-08 (double up)
John Mitchels 0-11 v Kerins O’Rahillys 0-07

Div 1 County League fixtures 2016
Round 1: Home to Templenoe (20 March)
Round 2: Away to Milltown/Castlemaine (27th March)
Round 3: Away to Dr Crokes (10th April)
Round 4: Home to Castleisland Desmond’s (5th June)
Round 6: Away to Glenbeigh/Glencar (12th June)
Round 7: Away to Kenmare (19th June)
Round 8: Home to Legion (2nd July)
Round 9: Home to Austin Stacks (24th July)
Round 10: Home to Dingle (14th August)
Round 11: Away to Kerins O’Rahilly’s (4th or 25th Sept)

Intermediate Championship
Home to Spa (17th April)

Training continues on Tuesday from 6 – 7 (indoors) and on Sunday morning from 10.00 to 11.00a.m.

HEC Ladies Football
The biggest weekend in Third Level Ladies football takes place this coming weekend of Friday, March 10th and Saturday March 11th in the IT Tralee and John Mitchels. The draw for the semi finals and finals of the competitions took place at Croke Park with some mouth watering semi final clashes down for decision.

The highlight of the weekend will be the O’Connor Cup final which will take place in John Mitchels at 3.00pm on Saturday and will be broadcast live on TnaG. The first semi final will take place at 12.30pm on Friday and will feature UCC against UCD. The second semi final takes place later on Friday at 3.30pm as DCU and UL meet to decide who will progress to the televised final. Both these semi finals will be played in John Mitchels.

The Giles Cup Semi Finals will feature the meeting of Cork IT and St Patrick’s, Drumcondra in the first game on Friday at 11.30am with the winner facing either MICL or Carlow IT who will meet at the later time of 2.30pm. The Giles Cup Final will thrown in on Saturday at 1. 00pm. These three games will also be played in John Mitchels.

The Lynch Cup semi finals will also take place on Friday. The meeting of DIT and UL will be the first semi final to take place with a throw in time of 12.00 and the second semi final will feature Waterford IT who will take on the UUJ at 3pm. These semi finals will take place in the IT Tralee pitch. The winners of the semi finals will compete in the Lynch Cup Final on Saturday at 11.00am in Mitchels.


Town League
Round 1 John Mitchels 8-8 v Churchill 1-7
Round 2 John Mitchels 1-13 v Ardfert 1-13
Round 3 John Mitchels 2-13 v St Pat’s 1-6

U16 North Kerry League
Fixtures will be issued shortly.

U16 Co League
Round 1 will commence April 7th.

The first and second rounds of fixtures are as follows:

Div 3B Rd 1 March 20th
John Mitchels BYE

Div 3B Rd 2 March 27th
John Mitchels v Firies

U 12 North Kerry Ladies Divison 2 B
Na Gaeil v John Mitchels Sunday March 6th @ 12:00 noon in Killeen, Oakpark
John Mitchels v Castlegregory Sunday March 13th @ 12:00 noon in John Mitchels
John Mitchels v Moyvane Saturday March 19th @ 5:00 p.m. In John Mitchels
Cross over semi final in Cup and Shield Competitions between 2A and 2B

U12 Ladies Co League Preliminary Rounds:
GROUP A Round 1 April 15th @ 7.00 p.m.
John Mitchels v Castlegregory

GROUP A – Round 2 Tuesday April 12th
Na Gaeil v John Mitchels

Please note that a Referee’s course for new referees will be held in Tralee on March 23rd, 29th and 31st. Times and venue to be confirmed.

The Officers and Club Members would like to extend their sincere sympathy to George Lowe, Club Registrar on the death of his mother Joan Lowe.

Juvenile training for 2016 continues on Sunday, 6th March in John Mitchels Centre of Excellence, Camp, Ballyseedy. Juvenile registration forms are available from the club reception. Membership fees for boys and girls for 2016 remains at €20.

U-6 Boys and Girls
Indoor training from 11.00 to 12.00 in our sports hall. (boys and girls born in 2010, 2011 & 2012).

U-8 Boys
Indoor training for this age group takes place from 10.00 am to 11.00 a.m. (boys born in 2008 & 2009).

U-10 Boys
Training for this age group takes place from 10.30 to 11.30 a.m. (boys born in 2006 & 2007). Please bring football boots, gum shields and runners and if the weather permits training will take place on the Astro turf pitch.

U-8 & U-10 Girls
Training for this age group from 10.00 to 11.00 a.m. in the club sports hall.

1/3/2016 – Numbers drawn: 5, 18, 22, 23
No winner
Consolation prize winners:
€100 – Bridie Roche c/o Sportsfield Bar
€25 – Ann Pullen c/o Bertie
€25 – Noreen O’Sullivan c/o Helen
€25 – Ger Dan c/o Bertie
€25 – David J O’Brien c/o Bertie
Next draw – 8/03/2016 – jackpot €2,100

A full range of Tracksuits, Tops and shorts for all age groups are available at John Mitchels Complex. Great value on offer and ideal for anyone at home or abroad.

Our Sports Complex at Camp Ballyseedy is available for bookings on the Sports Hall and All Weather pitch. The Complex is also open for children’s parties. Further information contact the Club reception on 066 7197070.

To the family of Denis O’Mahony, Gurrane, Oakpark, Tralee, Co Kerry
To the family of Margaret Dwyer (nee Harrigan) St. Brendan’s Park Tralee and the USA
To the family of Eileen Leen, Caherwisheen and formerly of Clahane, Ballyard and Cuil Didin Nursing Home Tralee
To the family of John (Johnny) Curneen, Oakpark Road, Tralee
To the family of Gerard Corkery, Kearney’s Road, Ballyard, Tralee
To the family of Elizabeth Lil Gentleman (nee O’Mahony) Glendahalan West, Ballyheigue and formerly of Banna East, Ardfert, Tralee
To the family of Joan Lowe (nee O’Riordan), Mitchels Road, Tralee
May they Rest in Peace

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