Killarney Athletic officially launched its Annual 7 a side tournament in Killarney Credit Union last Friday 10th May. The event will take place on Monday 24th June at the Killarney Athletic Grounds,Woodlawn, Killarney and its main sponsor is Killarney Credit Union.
Speaking about the event,
Colette Casey of Killarney Athletic stated “That we are delighted to be celebrating our 43th year of this event and this year we are introducing some changes to the event.
The competition will now take place over 2 weeks with games taking place Monday to Friday and underage games being played on our new astro turf pitch.
The finals are scheduled to take place on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th July.
The tournament is open to all ages. Senior Men, Over 35s and underage boys from 10-16 years.
Application forms are available from the Beech Road and Park Road branches of Killarney Credit Union and at www.killarneyathletic.com.
The entry fee for Senior Men: €200; Over 35s: €150; Ladies: €150
U10/12: €75 U 14/16: €100.
“Killarney Credit Union is proud to be the main sponsor of this event, especially in light of its 43th year anniversary, we would like to wish the organisers and all participants the best of luck in this year’s soccer tournament”
There will be a range of accolades as part of the event, the Premier and Reserve Cups, the Kieran Cahillane Senior Player of the Tournament Award will be on offer for the outstanding player on view, while The Johnny Heffernan Underage Player of the Tournament Award will also be up for grabs. Also, there will be free entry to the 2020 tournament for the Premier Cup winners.
The closing date for all ages (to be returned to the credit union) is Friday 7th June before 5.30pm.
The draw will take place on Monday 10th June in the Shire Cafe, Killarney at 9.00pm.
Further information is available from www.killarneyathletic.com.