St. Brendan’s live to fight another day after a close run game v Causeway last Saturday evening in Tralee. Struggling in many positions during the game, but never giving up, and an on form John Egan sent over the equaliser near the final whistle and earned us a replay. The game ended St. Brendan’s 0-12, Causeway 1-9. Its back to training again and we await news of the replay. Team: Darren Delaney, Kevin Orpen, Eamon Corridon (c), Conor Flaherty, Denis Moriarty, Darren Dineen, Rory Horgan, David Griffin, Tim Hannafin, Darren Wallace 0-1, Tom Moloney 0-2, Alan Dineen, Cian Hussey 0-1, Kieran Fitzgerald, John Egan 0-8. Subs: Fionan Horgan for D. Griffin, Owen McCarthy for K. Fitzgerald, and Kevin Hannafin for T. Hannafin (inj).
MINOR CO. CHAMPIONSHIP: St. Brendan’s have drawn South Kerry in the semi final and this game is due to be played on the weekend of the 15th Sept. RAFFLE: The winner of 2 tickets in our recent club fundraiser was Jerry O’Neill, Limerick.

NK U-14 B CHAMPIONSHIP: We were due to play Kilmoyley Tuesday evening in Ardfert. NK U-16 game St. Brendan’s v Abbeydorney has now been fixed for Thursday 5th Sept. at 8pm under lights in Abbeydorney. U-6 & U-8 training on Sat. morning from 10.30-11.45am.

BEST OF LUCK to the Kerry minor hurlers and their management team in the Electric Ireland Minor B Championship final when they face Meath this Saturday in Nenagh. LOTTO: The St. Brendan’s Hurling Club / Ardfert G.A.A. lotto Jackpot last week was €10,200. The numbers drawn were 2, 6, 14, 17. There was no winner. The draw took place in Kate Browne’s. The lucky dip winners were: €75 Denise Burns, Abbeydorney. €40 Lorraine Carey, Sir Rogers Caravan Park, Banna, €25 Maurice J. Harmon, Listrim. Lotto Jackpot is now €10,300. The next lotto draw was due to take take place on Tuesday, 3rd September in McElligott’s Bar.
KERRY HURLING DEVELOPMENT SQUADS were in action at the weekend in Clare, Cork and Waterford and all teams had a measure of success. U-15’s (B) defeated Clare 1-9 to 1-5 in Clarecastle while in Waterford at the Sonny Walsh Tournament Kerry had a win over Cork 3-12 to 2-11 and a draw with Tipperary 3-4 all. Well done to all players and management teams involved.
br />HAVE A GREAT DAY ON SUNDAY: Our good wishes to all the Cork fans who are looking forward to the clash with Clare on Sunday.

NEW WEBSITE: A new website for the village has been launched and can be viewed at This, along with new brochures, form the first part of a major push by Ardfert Development Association to raise the international awareness of one of Ireland’s most historically important villages. There are local links too to keep you informed of events. You can even get your Community Notes and the weather forecast in a click. (any feedback welcome to

CYCLING GROUP IN ARDFERT: A new cycling group met at 9am at Ardfert Medical Centre car park last Sunday morning and went for a leisurely cycle. Come along at 9am this Sunday morning and join in if interested. It is hoped this will be a fun way to get fit and make new friends. Cycling helmets are essential and the group is open to men and women over 16 years of age.

6th SEPTEMBER / BANNA NATIONAL SCHOOL REUNION: This is a reunion for all past pupils of Banna National School. This get-together will take place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel this Friday 6th September at 9.00 p.m. There will be dancing with music by local DJ Big Jim. Finger food and plenty of door prizes on the night, all included in the ticket price. Tickets cost €15 each. Please contact Dominic – Mobile No: 087 7549392 re. tickets. Partners and spouses are most welcome.

ARDFERT YOUTH CLUB: The youth club needs new leaders if it is to reopen this September. There will be a meeting Monday 9th Sept 8.30pm in Community Centre for new leaders. The KDYS support worker will be there on the night. Please come yourself or encourage any junior leaders, parents or other adults to come if they can help any bit, as without them we may not have a club this year. It will be decided at this meeting whether or not there are enough leaders for the club to go ahead this year. PRIVATE SCHOOL TRANSPORT : Private Bus Transport servicing all Tralee Primary & Secondary Schools, Brookfield College, IT Tralee and Causeway Comprehensive, will commence this September. First come first served basis. All enquiries bookings, please contact James Ryall on (087) 2519299.

Weekly Notes 02/09/2013
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