North Kerry Senior Football Championship
Wed, 2017-May-17 23:03 UTC
Length - 2:20
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The North Kerry Senior Football Championship is a Gaelic football competition for GAA clubs affiliated to the North Kerry Division of Kerry. The official name of the competition is The Bernard O'Callaghan Memorial North Kerry Senior Football Championship, in honour of the late Bernie O'Callaghan (Beale) who was Chairman of the North Kerry GAA Board for 25 years (1974 to 1998) and did a huge amount of work for North Kerry football. The Championship runs from October to December each year but has on occasion continued into the New Year due to replays and postponements. Fourteen clubs are eligible to play in the Championship: Asdee, Ballydonoghue, Ballyduff, Ballylongford, Beale, Brosna, Castleisland Desmonds, Duagh, Finuge, Knocknagoshel, Listowel Emmets, Moyvane, St. Senan's and Tarbert. The Championship is played on a straight knock-out basis with all matches being played at neutral venues.
Moyvane have been the most successful team in the Championship with 18 titles. The prize for the winners is the Eamon O'Donoghue Memorial Cup. Named after the Asdee native who starred for the great Ballylongford team of the 1960s and 1970s. The current (2016) holders of the cup are Ballydonoghue who defeated St. Senans. Beale won the 2014 final in O'Rahilly Park, Ballylongford against 2013 winners & defending champions Listowel Emmets on a score line of 0-11 to 0-10.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 23:03 UTC on Wednesday, 17 May 2017.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Kerry_Senior_Football_Championship.
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