Dr Crokes in devastating form even without Colm Cooper

Dr Crokes pummeled Kilcummin 4-17 to 0-7 in the opening round of the Kerry senior club championship on Saturday night.

Dr Crokes in devastating form even without Colm Cooper

The Killarney giants could even afford the luxury of leaving Colm Cooper on the bench as they raced 1-10 to 0-5 clear by half time, with Tony Brosnan scoring the goal. Kilcummin had led 0-5 to 0-4 at the end of the opening quarter with Shane McSweeney to the fore, but in the second-half, Crokes ran riot with Daithi Casey running the show. Kerry U21 player Tony Brosnan hit 3-2 while Casey converted penalty in an awesome display by Pat O’Shea’s men.

Rathmore and Dingle served up a serious battle in Rathbeg. Rathmore led 1-5 to 1-3 at the interval, John Moynihan scoring their goal before Paul Geaney netted for Dingle. Paul Geaney looked sharp as he scored Dingle’s goal in the 13th minute but Rathmore led 1-5 to 1-3 at the interval. Mikey and Conor Geaney added three early second-half points for Dingle but, at the other end, Paul Murphy won a penalty and Eoin Lawlor goaled as Rathmore led 2-6 to 1-6.

However Dingle were the stronger down the closing stretch and added four points with Brendan Kelliher getting the winner in the 58th minute for a one point win (1-10 to 2-6).

Legion just got the better of Kerins O’Rahilly’s 0-9 to 0-8. David O’Sullivan led they way for Legion while Barry John Keane scored three points for the Tralee side.

Stacks defeated Milltown/Castlemaine 0-13 to 0-9 with Kieran Donaghy and Shane O’Callaghan on the scoresheet for the winners.

Meanwhile, there will be no return to Croke Park for St Mary’s and Bryan Sheehan as the All-Ireland IFC champions were beaten in a thriller by the 2015 champs Ardfert, 2-15 to 1-16, with Kerry hurler John Egan the star of the show.

Castleisland Mart Senior Club Championship semi-finals:

Legion v Dr Crokes, Dingle v Austin Stacks. (Games to be played weekend April 30 - May 1, neutral venues).

Castleisland Mart Senior Club Championship relegation play-offs:

Rathmore v Kilcummin, Kerins O’Rahillys v Milltown Castlemaine, (Games to be played weekend April 30 - May 1, neutral venues).

Castleisland Mart Intermediate Club Championship quarter-finals:

Spa v Kenmare, Ardfert v An Ghaeltacht, Desmonds v Currow, St Michael’s/Foilmore v Templenoe. (Games to be played April 23rd or played weekend April 30 - May 1. First named teams have home advantage).

Castleisland Mart Premier Junior Club Championship first round:

Firies v Moyvane, St Senan’s v Dromid Pearses, Churchill v Ballydonoghue, Listowel Emmets v Beaufort, Annascaul v Renard, St Pats v Glenbeigh/Glencar, Keel v Finuge, Na Gaeil v Ballymacelligott, (Games to be played April 23rd or played weekend April 30 - May 1. First named teams have home advantage).

Castleisland Mart Junior Club Championship first round:

Duagh v Asdee, Knocknagoshel v Tuosist, Castlegregory v Cordal, Sneem/Derrynane v Listry, Cromane v Beale, Fossa v Lispole, Ballyduff v Scartaglen, Valentia v Tarbert, (Games to be played April 23rd or played weekend April 30 - May 1. First named teams have home advantage).

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