ARDFERT/KILMOYLEY COMMUNITY GAMES: Athletics & long puck: Our athletics & long puck competition takes place on Thursday 14th May in Walnut Grove. Long Puck for U12 boys & U14 girls at 6pm followed by athletics for ages U8-U16 at 6:30pm. Check out Ardfert/Kilmoyley Community Games Facebook page for full details or contact Trina on 086-4070253. Football: Well done to our U14 Girls Gaelic football team who competed in Legion on Bank Holiday Monday. They played 4 tough games and improved with every game. The standard on the day was extremely high and unfortunately the girls didn’t qualify for the semi-finals. Thanks to all the girls who played on the day and to their mentors Tomás and Imelda. Also, thanks to the parents who travelled and made sure everyone was well fed and watered! Skittle & cross country: Best of luck to our skittles teams and athletes competing in cross country this weekend. Tag rugby: U11 tag rugby training Saturday 5:30-6:60 at Banna astroturf. Competition takes place on Sunday May 24th. KERRY COUNTY ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015: The Co. Championships took place this year in what can only be described as typical Irish weather, sunburn one day & frostbite the other! St. Brendan’s AC numbers were amongst the smallest that we have seen in years, however, the athletes were very successful winning a haul of medals over the whole weekend. Thank you to all the parents & coaches who helped out with everything. The Master’s athletes were out in force on Sunday morning with Coach Shaz Malik coming out of retirement to participate in the master’s men relay! Ursula Barrett ran home with a staggering two golds & three silvers including the relay. Head coach Artur Nowak came home with six medals including a relay medal. There were a grand total of 23 medals brought back to the club by the Masters competitors, many of whom were competing for the first time. Athletes included Ursula Barrett, Caroline Harrington Stack, Cathy Quilter, Kirstie Nowak, Mags Hussey, Barbara O’ Grady, Rachel Fitzgerald, Yvonne Quill, Margaret Carlin, Norma O’ Dowd, Artur Nowak, Séamus Falvey, Pat Sheehy & Shaz Malik. BOYS RESULTS: U9 Eoin O’ Flaherty 1st 300m, 2nd 60m. Aaron Horgan 2nd Long Jump, 3rd 300m. U12 Ronan Pearce 1st High Jump, 2nd Long Jump 3rd 600m. U15 Aaron Malik 1st Discus2nd 250mh, Hammer, High Jump, 80mh 3rd Javelin. Darragh Courtney 1st 80mh, 250mh, High Jump 2nd Discus 3rd Shot Putt. U16 Darragh Lowth 1st 200m. JUNIOR: Shane Lowth 1st 400m, 400mh 2nd Long Jump 3rd 100m GIRLS RESULTS: U10 Lilly Nowak 3rd 60m & Turbo Javelin. U12 Sadbh Lowth 2nd 60m. U13 Rebecca Falvey 2nd 80mh 3rd 80m. U14 Sinéad O’ Mahony 3rd Walk. Ciara McCarthy 2nd 800m, 3rd 200m, 80m. U16 Lauren O’ Grady 1st Javelin, Shot Putt 2nd Hammer, Walk. Riadh Malik 2nd Javelin, Shot Putt 3rd Hammer, Walk. Sally O’ Mahony 3rd Javelin. RELAYS: Boys u9 2nd Peter O’ Mahony, Eoin O’ Flaherty, Patrick Stack & Aaron Horgan Girls u12 2nd Daisy Nowak, Sadbh Lowth, Shonagh McGiff Maguire & Rachel O’ Sullivan Girls u14 2nd Rebecca Falvey, Eimear O’ Sullivan, Sinéad O’ Mahony & Ciara McCarthy ARDFERT LADIES GOLF: May 2-5th 18 Hole Stableford Competition. Sponsor Michael O’Flaherty Lerrig. Winner Amanda Breen 38 points. April Re Entry. Winner Paula O Sullivan 32 points. ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: 1. ‘At Home with the Bible’ an opportunity to become familiar with the Bible. May 19th 7pm – 8.30pm. 2. Preached Retreat: July 6th – 12th ‘The Human Journey – a way of relating to oneself, other and God’ with Fr Michael Rodgers. 3. Certificate in Spirituality – This course which will be run in the Autumn is designed for adults to share the Word of God in family life, parish life and the wider community. On successful completion of the course, the participants will have a deeper understanding of their own faith and a willingness to share it with others. Application forms and details available at www.ardfertretreatcentre.org or phone 066 7134276. Booking: 066-7134276. E.mail: ardfertretreat@eircom.net Further details see www.ardfertretreatcentre.org

Local notes 11/5/15
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