New Kerry Hurling manager Fintan O’Connor says he is looking forward to working with the kingdom hurlers for the foreseeable future.
The Tipperary based coach who has worked with the Waterford Senior Hurling Team under Derek McGrath says Kerry are a team that have made huge progress over the past few years.
Speaking to Radio Kerry’s Siofra Mulqueen he says from what he has heard about Kerry hurling he feels he has made the correct decision to come on board…………………….
At a Meeting of Coiste Scor Chiarrai last night dates for both Scor Sinsear and Scor Na bPaisti were confirmed
The Munster Finals of Scor Na Nog will take place at the Community Centre, Ovens, County Cork on Sunday January 8th at 2pm
The venue for the All Ireland Final Finals will be the Waterfront Theatre, Belfast on Saturday February 11th.
It is important to note that the Spa Quiz Team of Louise Fleming, Daniel O Sullivan, James Lynch, Kieran O Doherty who qualified at the County Finals will go directly through to the All Ireland Finals.
Moving on to Scor Sinsear and the County Finals of Scor Sinsear sponsored by Estaury Print, Ballylongford will be held in the Mhuire Gan Smal, Primary School Castleisland on Saturday February 18th commencing at 8pm with the County Finals in the Quiz at the same venue with a starting time of 6pm sharp.
Kerry have a bye along with Waterford to the Munster Finals and this will go ahead at Cashel, County Tipperary on Saturday April 8th.
The Waterfront Theatre, Belfast is pencilled in for the All Ireland Finals on Saturday May 6th.
Scor Na bPaisti is without doubt the most popular of all Scor competitions with huge participation and well attended.
This competition finishes at County level.
Semi Finals for North of the County which will include; North Kerry, Football, North Kerry Hurling, West Kerry, Castleisland District and Tralee/St. Brendans with Saturday March 11th pencilled in while the South of the County will include; East Kerry, Mid Kerry, Kenmare District and South Kerry and the date for this will be Sunday March 12th.
Venues are to be confirmed.