This Saturday sees a Senior football championship double-header in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, with the Cork ladies team and the Limerick men's team facing their respective opponents from Kerry.

The Avondhu area is well-represented on both teams, with Bride Rovers’ Katie Quirke, Glanmire’s Abbie O’Mahony, Aisling Hutchings from Fermoy and Dara Kinry, Lisgoold lining out with the Cork panel. On the Limerick side, both Galbally's Michael Donovan and Robert Childs, Galtee Gaels, will feature on the Senior panel.

The local link doesn’t end there, as the Cork ladies are managed by Mitchelstown’s Shane Ronayne.

The Avondhu spoke with the local Limerick representatives in advance of Saturday’s match.


At the time of writing, odds of 20/1 were offered on Limerick, with Kerry 1/100 on to win. Going in as the underdogs isn’t something Robert Childs of Galtee Gaels’ says the Limerick side are focused on however.

“To be honest, Kerry are going to be the favourites, as…"

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