Nelligan Chases All-Ireland Glory

Dan Nelligan is to represent Kerry in Saturday’s MBNA Kick Fada. The Castleisland Desmonds player joins over 20 inter-county footballers in the sixth annual hosting of the event at The Bray Emmets club in Wicklow.The competition determines the champion “long and accurate kicker” of Gaelic football. Competitors must kick the ball over the bar through specific competition goal posts with distances measured from the posts to where the ball was kicked. Offaly Goalkeeper Paraic Kelly defends his title, with Kildare’s Mark Herbert, four times champion and record holder, also in the field.