1940-1959

1959

1959

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1959  Keel beat Laune Rangers in the Mid-Kerry Senior Football Championship final. Laune Rangers retained the Laune Rangers Cup. Laune Rangers retained the Mid-Kerry U-16 Football Championship. Laune Rangers won the Mid-Kerry U-14 Championship for the second time. Pat Ahern, then with Ballymacelligott, won an O Sullivan […]

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1958

1958

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1958  Laune Rangers won its first Mid-Kerry Senior Football Championship, indeed its first Mid-Kerry senior football competition, by beating Milltown/Castlemaine in the final. Laune Rangers won the Laune Rangers Cup (Mid-Kerry Winter League) for the first time. Laune Rangers retained the Mid-Kerry Minor Football Championship. The Mid-Kerry […]

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1957

1957

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1957 Cromane rejoined Laune Rangers after an absence of three years. The Caragh Bridge players, Paddy ‘Donal’ Clifford and John ‘Scart’ Clifford transferred their allegiance to Laune Rangers. Laune Rangers reached the final of the Laune Rangers Cup but lost to Glenbeigh. Laune Rangers won its first […]

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1956

1956

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers 1956  James Coffey was re-elected as Secretary/Treasurer of Killorglin Hurling Club for the third successive year. Cromane was again a separate club. Mid-Kerry reached the Co. Minor Semi-final for the third time but lost the Feale Rangers, the eventual winners, in the semi-final. Killorglin were represented by Peter […]

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1955

1955

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1955  John McCarthy, Upper Bridge Street, played at centre halfback on the Kerry team that lost to Waterford in the Munster Minor Hurling Championship. At Annual Congress, the number of substitutes was limited to three and a substitute could only be introduced in place of an injured […]

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1954

1954

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1954  Cromane broke away from Laune Rangers to play in the Mid-Kerry League/Championship. The Mid-Kerry Board decided to organise a Primary Schools’ League for the first time. Killorglin Hurling Club reached the semi-final of the Co. Senior Hurling Championship. Kerry beat Cork in the Munster Junior Football […]

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1953

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1953  Kerry lost to Cork in the Munster Minor Football Semi-final. Pat O Shea was a substitute. Paddy Foley was Vice-Chairman of the Mid-Kerry Board.   Co. Senior Football Championship Sixteen teams entered for the Co. Senior Football Championship, Kerins O Rahilly’s, John Mitchel’s, Iveragh, Castlegregory, St. […]

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1952

1952

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1952  For the first time, a Minor Hurling Club was formed in Killorglin. James Coffey was the Secretary/Treasurer. The Mid-Kerry Senior Football Championship was unfinished For the first time in many years, inter-primary schools’ games were played, on an informal basis. Kerry lost the Munster Junior Football […]

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1951

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1951  The ‘Track’ was purchased for £2,000 and named the J.P. O Sullivan Park. The first Co. Senior Football Championship game was played in the J.P. O Sullivan Park on Sun. 6th May – Shannon Rangers beat Mid-Kerry. Killorglin Technical School lost the Listowel Technical School in […]

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1950

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1950  Paddy Clifford, then with Glenbeigh, played at right fullback on the Kerry team that lost to Cork in the Munster Junior Football Championship. The Co. Technical Schools’ League was initiated. Mossy Roche, principal Killorglin Technical School, was a member of the organising committee. Paddy Foley was […]

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1949

1949

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1949  Munster beat Ulster in the Railway Cup Final. Teddy O Connor, then with Dick Fitzgerald’s, played at right halfback and won his second Railway Cup medal. The death occurred on Thurs. 6th Jan. of William (Bill) O Brien. He had been the first Secretary of Laune […]

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1948

1948

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1948  Mid-Kerry again reached the Co. Minor Football Semi-final, only to lose to Castleisland. Kerry beat Cork in the Munster Senior Football Final but lost to Mayo in the All-Ireland Semi-final. Teddy O Connor, then with Dick Fitzgerald’s, was on the team and Derry Burke, then with […]

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1947

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1947  The Mid-Kerry Board was formed in March. John T. O Riordan, Iveragh Road, was its first Secretary. Laune Rangers reached the final of the first Mid-Kerry Senior Football Championship, which was played in Moroney’s Field, Reen but lost to Milltown/Castlemaine. Laune Rangers reached the final of […]

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1946

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1946   Still smarting from the disappointment of the previous year, the Laune Rangers Club broke up. However, a few individuals, obviously driven by their love of the game, strove to carry on. Amongst those were Mike Joy, Paddy Foley and James Curtin. The club was represented […]

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1945

1945

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1945   The AGM of the Laune Rangers club took place on Fri. 23rd Feb. 1945 in the CYMS Hall. The balance sheet showed a small sum to credit. The following officers were elected: President – Rev. Father T. D. O Sullivan. Vice-Presidents – Father Murphy, Dr. […]

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1944

1944

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1944   The AGM of the Laune Rangers Club was held in the CYMS Hall, Killorglin on Sun. 6th Feb. 1944. There was a very good attendance of members, players and supporters. The Secretary’s report and that of the Treasurer, which showed a credit balance of £2, […]

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1943

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1943   Mike Joy was Chairman of Laune Rangers Club and Sean Moriarty was Secretary/Treasurer. Paddy Foley was Vice-Chairman and Jack O Dwyer was a very active member.   Co. Senior/Intermediate Football Championships   9 teams entered for the Co. Senior Football Championship, Austin Stack’s, Castlegregory, Dingle, […]

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1942

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1942   Mike Joy, Clooncarrig, was Chairman of Laune Rangers Club and Sean Moriarty, School Road, was Secretary. Paddy Foley, Jack O Dwyer and John Joe Falvey were very active members.   Co. Senior/Intermediate Football Championship Eight teams entered for the Co. Senior Football Championship, Shannon Rangers, […]

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1941

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1941   There was a large attendance at the AGM of the Laune Rangers Club, which was held at the end of Feb. 1941. It had been hoped to hold the AGM at the end of January but that had proved impossible due to the officers suffering […]

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1940

1940

1940-1959 February 18, 2014 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1940 The AGM of the Laune Rangers Club was held in the Carnegie Hall on Tues, 5th March 1940. Mike Joy was returned as Chairman, Paddy Foley was Vice-Chairman and Sean Moriarty, School Road, was elected Secretary. A few weeks previously, the Kerryman, in its column ‘Pars […]

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