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Senior Football League Round 5 Kerins O’Rahillys v Castleisland Desmonds Saturday 6th June at 7.30 in Strand Road.

Junior Leagues

Group 1 Round 2 Strand Road played Laune Rangers B in Strand Road on Monday evening last. Unlucky to lose Seán Walsh to injury in the first half the side still went in a point up at half time with the score Strand Road 1-03 Laune Rangers B 1-02.

First half scores came from Eoin O’Carroll (1-0), Ronan Quill (0-1) Greg O’Connell (0-1) and a pointed free from Gearoid Savage.

Strand Road were the stronger of the two sides in the second half and came out winners on a score of Strand Road 2-10 to Laune Rangers B 1-04.  Strand Roads second half scores came from Ronan Quill (1-1), Gearoid Savage (0-3), Brian Scannell (0-1), Alan Sheehy Cunningham (0-1), and Eoin O’Carroll (0-1).

They played their round 3 game on Friday last when they travelled to Rathmore. The first half was a closely fought contest with the visiting side a point ahead at half time. The score was Strand Road 1-5 to Rathmore’s 1-4.

We held our own until well into the second half when the home side pulled away and came out winners on a score of Rathmore 2-10 to Strand Road’s 1-8. Next game is down for Friday the 5th of June v Legion in Strand Road.Our Charlie Kerins team played Churchill in their Group six round 3 game on Friday last in Strand road and the visitors had the stronger team on the night.

The final score was Charlie Kerins 0-8 Churchill 0-17. Next game is down for Friday the 5th of June at 7.30 v Ballyduff in Ballyduff. As always fixtures are subject to change so keep an eye on Facebook and Twitter for updates.


U6, U8, U10s Outdoor training for these age groups continues on Saturdays for boys and girls at 11am in Healy Park Ballyrickard. All welcome.

All of our Saturday coaches are fully qualified and the Saturday coaching sessions promise fun with all of the skills thrown in. Registration continues for all age groups. Please register if you haven’t done so. Thank you.

U8/10 Girls Our U8/10 girls travel to John Mitchels on Thursday the 4th to play them. The games starts at 7pm.

Mouthguards-gumshields are compulsory for all ages. We have boil and bite flavoured mouth guards for sale on Saturday mornings. They retail at €5 each.

U12Boys Training U12 Boys training will take place in Healy Park Ballyrickard on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5.30 to 6.30pm.

Ladies Football

U12 Girls train in Healy Park Ballyrickard on and Thursday from 6.30 to 7.30 with Jason and Norma. Contact Jason on 0862530484 for details. U12 Girls play Currow this Tuesday the 2nd at 7pm in Healy Park Ballyrickard.

U14 Girls The U14 girls are training in Healy Park Ballyrickard on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30 to 7.30 with Robert, Eddie, Mark and Ashling. Contact Robert on 0868882875 for further details.

U16 Girls The U16 girls are training in Ballyrickard on Mondays from 6pm to 7.30pm with David and Ruth. Contact David on 0861630458 for further details.

Junior Ladies are currently doing “Aerobics for fitness” with Naomi. Next session will be on Wednesday at 7.15pm in the club. New faces always welcome. Great way


Birthday Wishes this week go to Luke Cronin U10 Boys, Fiadh McCarthy U8 Girls and Sam Keane U6 Boys. Enjoy your birthdays.

The biggest birthday this week was celebrated in Charlies Bar. The club bar opened on the weekend of the 31st of June 30 years ago. Happy birthday to Charlies.


The Lotto takes place in Charlie’s Bar every Monday.  The Lotto results for Monday the 25th May were 10, 20, 21, and 27. There was no jackpot winner. The next jackpot will be €3,500. There was  1 match 3 winner. That was Lilian Inchley c/o Lilian.

The 5 entrants for the December Draw 2015 were Tony Flavin Ashgrove, Tony Casey c/o Fred, Pat Mann Ashe St, Paul O’Sullivan Kildare and M Cleary c/o Ann. To play the Kerins O’Rahillys Lotto, four numbers are selected from 1 to 28.

If anybody matches the four numbers selected on the night he/she wins the Jackpot. Match three numbers to win €25. Tickets cost €2 each. The Kerins O’Rahillys Lotto can also be played online at

Lotto Sellers The club needs lotto ticket sellers. It can be worth your while. If you are interested contact any member of the Senior Committee.


Whist drive is back in the Club on Thursday nights. Join in from 8.30 on.

Yoga Classes

There are yoga classes in the club on Thursday nights from 7.30 to 9pm. Phone or text Mike at 0872732591 for further details.

Pilates Classes

Do you want to improve your flexibility? Do you suffer from back, neck or hip pain? Do you want to improve your strength and tone up? Well look no further “Pilates Classes” have arrived at Kerins O’Rahillys. Mondays 7-8 are for men only, Fitness and Flexibility is at 8.15 to 9.15.  Tuesday evening Pregnancy classes at 6pm-6.45 and Pilates for Fitness at 7pm-8. Contact Izabela on 087 765 0125 for further details.


Weightwatchers classes take place in the Healy Room at the Kerins O’Rahillys clubhouse every Thursday. The new Summer times are times are 9.30am and 12.30pm. Contact Helen for details on 0879504232. All welcome.

Charlie’s Bar

Club Lotto on takes place in the bar every Monday night with a special in house raffle if you are present so why not pop along. Why not treat yourself to lunch in Charlie’s. There’s something to please everyone.

The Active Retired Coffee Morning Group meets every Tuesday morning in Charlie’s. Come along and keep in touch with old friends and make new friends. All welcome. “Dance for Fun” i0s back on Wednesday nights. All welcome.

We have many different size function rooms and cater to all types of functions. Contact Tom or Eileen or any member of staff at 7124956 if you have any queries.


Sincere Sympathy is expressed to the family of James (Seamus) Kerins Bishopstown Cork and formerly Tralee, Tony Kelliher “Santa Maria” Ballymullen Tralee, Paddy Hawkins Marian Park Tralee and formerly Co Down and Harold Blennerhassett Ballinorrig Tralee. May they rest in Peace.

P.R.O Contact

If you have any thing you feel is of interest for the Kerins O’Rahillys notes please get in touch. You can contact me at Why not join our Facebook group to keep up to date with all fixtures and what is going on in the club. Just follow the following link or follow us on Twitter @korgaa

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