Dromid Pearses GAA

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Dromid Pearses
Piarsaigh na Dromoda
Founded: 1946
County: Kerry
Club colours: Maroon and White
Grounds: Pairc an Phiarsaigh
Coordinates: 51°53′39.57″N 10°05′16.45″W / 51.8943250°N 10.0879028°W / 51.8943250; -10.0879028Coordinates: 51°53′39.57″N 10°05′16.45″W / 51.8943250°N 10.0879028°W / 51.8943250; -10.0879028
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Dromid Pearses is a Gaelic Athletic Association club from Dromid Parish, South Kerry in County Kerry. South Kerry are a Gaelic football Divisional Team in County Kerry. The South Kerry Team draws its players from seven Club teams in the Division. (Sneem/Derrynane, St. Marys, Cahirciveen, Renard, Skellig Rangers, Valentia, Waterville and Dromid Pearses)

South Kerry has won 9 Kerry Senior Football Championships, most recently beating Dr. Crokes in November 2009. Dromid Pearses was originally founded in 1946 by Sean Hard Curran. They have a football field at Inchanatina, Mastergeehy with dressing rooms that was officially opened on October 20, 1991. In recent years, the club have developed a stand which holds 300 people, two new dug outs, floodlights, new goalposts and new netting and a new scoreboard. Construction has started on a new building which will consist of new dressing rooms.


South Kerry Senior Football Championship[edit]

Dromid Pearses have won 1 South Kerry Senior Football Championship and lost 2 finals. The South Kerry Senior Football Championship is a Gaelic football competition between clubs affiliated to the South Kerry division. When a Divisional team like South Kerry win the Kerry Senior Championship, the winners of the Divisional championship chose the Kerry Captain. The Jack Murphy cup is the prize for the winners.

Year Winner Opponent
2011 St. Mary's 2 - 8 Dromid Pearses 1-10
2005 Valentia 3-07 Dromid Pearses 0-12
2004 Dromid Pearses 0-09 St. Mary's 0.07

Kerry Junior Football Championship[edit]

They've lost 2 Kerry Junior Football Championships in 2001 versus St. Michael's/Foilmore and again in 2010 versus St. Mary's Cahirciveen.

In 2011 they again reached the final and defeated Duagh on a scoreline of 8 points to 1-3 in Fitzgerald stadium Killarney

Kerry Minor Football Championship[edit]

With South Kerry they've won 9 Kerry Minor Football Championships and lost 1 final.

Year Winner Runner-Up
2005 South Kerry Dr. Crokes
2004 East Kerry South Kerry
2001 South Kerry Rathmore/Glenflesk
2000 South Kerry Mid Kerry
1999 South Kerry Austin Stacks
1992 South Kerry St. Kierans
1975 South Kerry St. Brendan's
1971 South Kerry Feale Rangers
1970 South Kerry
1963 South Kerry Kerins O'Rahilly's

Kerry Novice Football Championship[edit]

They've won 1 Kerry Novice Football Championship and lost 1 final.

Year Winner Runner-Up
1999 Dromid Pearses Listry
1998 St. Michael's/Foilmore Dromid Pearses

Kerry Senior Football Championship[edit]

With South Kerry they've won 9 Kerry Senior Football Championships; 1955, 1956, 1958, 1981, 1982, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009

Kerry Under-21 Football Championship[edit]

With South Kerry they've won 9 Kerry Under-21 Football Championships and lost 2 finals.

Year Winner Opponent
2007 South Kerry St. Kierans
2005 South Kerry East Kerry
2004 South Kerry Mid Kerry
2003 South Kerry Austin Stacks
1998 Feale Rangers South Kerry
1994 West Kerry South Kerry
1992 South Kerry Laune Rangers
1991 South Kerry West Kerry
1988 South Kerry Laune Rangers
1987 South Kerry John Mitchels
1984 South Kerry

Women's team[edit]

In 2009, Dromid Pearses formed a women's team. They are still successful and competitive to this date.

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