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Most of the participants in the second John Mitchels GAA Strictly Come Dancing event with Chairman of the Club Denis Mannix and MC Brian Hurley. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Meet The John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Contestants

September 23, 2017 at 11:07 am 0 comments

IT’S back! After the stunning success of last year’s event in Ballygarry House Hotel, eleven couples will return to the same dancefloor to thrill audiences at the John Mitchels GAA Club ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ 2017. The couples have been carefully selected and are currently in training for this momentous event […]

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PREVIEW: Kilmoyley Look To Curb Challenge Of Ballyduff In Semi-Final

PREVIEW: Kilmoyley Look To Curb Challenge Of Ballyduff In Semi-Final

September 21, 2017 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

A tense and tough game is on the cards when Ballyduff and Kilmoyley meet on Sunday in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC semi-final. Mike O’Halloran sets the scene… Ballyduff and Kilmoyley will renew rivalry after their epic battles last year in the final, where it took over two hours to […]

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Will Kerins O’Rahillys And Austin Stacks Make It To The Semis?

Will Kerins O’Rahillys And Austin Stacks Make It To The Semis?

September 21, 2017 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

TWO Tralee clubs will be looking to advance to the semi-finals of the Garvey’s Supervalu County Senior Football Championship this Saturday evening at Austin Stack Park. At 4pm, Kerins O’Rahillys face East Kerry who will be hoping their Kerry minor star David Clifford can work his magic, but it’s a different […]

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PREVIEW: A Battle Royal In Prospect Between Lixnaw And St Brendans

PREVIEW: A Battle Royal In Prospect Between Lixnaw And St Brendans

September 21, 2017 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran looks forward to a fascinating Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC semi-final clash between Lixnaw and St Brendan’s this Sunday in Austin Stack Park (2pm)… When Lixnaw face off against St Brendan’s next Sunday it will almost be three months since they played their last game in the Garvey’s SuperValu […]

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Kieran Donaghy places the ball into the net for his first half goal.  Photo by Dermot Crean

Kieran Donaghy Among Kerry Nominees For All-Stars

September 21, 2017 at 10:33 am 0 comments

KIERAN Donaghy and four of his Kerry teammates have been shortlised for the PWC Football All-Stars it was announced this morning. The Tralee man is joined by defenders Tadhg Morley and Paul Murphy and forwards Paul Geaney and James O’Donoghue. Thirteen players from Dublin’s and 12 from Mayo have made the […]

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REPORTS/PHOTOS: Wins For Abbeydorney/Parnells And Crotta In Minor Championship

REPORTS/PHOTOS: Wins For Abbeydorney/Parnells And Crotta In Minor Championship

September 21, 2017 at 9:12 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran watched two  Kerry County Minor Hurling Championship quarter-final ties at Kilmoyley and Abbeydorney on Wednesday evening… THERE were big wins for both Crotta O’Neill’s and Abbeydorney/Parnells in the minor championship yesterday evening. Abbeydorney/Parnells overcame Kilmoyley in the beautiful sod that is Kilmoyley pitch, given all the rain that […]

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Twitter Was In Absolute Awe Of David Clifford This Afternoon

Twitter Was In Absolute Awe Of David Clifford This Afternoon

September 17, 2017 at 2:40 pm 0 comments

ANOTHER victory for the Kerry minors, another masterclass from David Clifford. The young man from Fossa is a phenomenal talent. He scored four goals in a sensational 60 minutes for Kerry where they beat Derry by 6-17 to 1-8 and Twitter took notice. David Clifford has been trending since the […]

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Diarmuid O'Connor is in midfield for the clash with Louth.

Here’s The Kerry Minor Team Aiming For Four In A Row This Sunday

September 15, 2017 at 7:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Minor Football Team to play Derry in the Electric Ireland GAA All Ireland Minor Football Championship Final at Croke Park on Sunday  has been named and it shows one change from the side that defeated Cavan in the semi-final. Jack Griffin of Dr Crokes comes in at full […]

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Manager Stephen Wallace. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Ardfert Man Set To Be Next Manager Of Offaly Senior Football Team

September 14, 2017 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT man Stephen Wallace is set to be the new Offaly Senior Football Manager. The Kerry Junior All-Ireland-winning coach is to be  ratified at the next meeting of the county board. Wallace, who also won an All-Ireland intermediate club title with Ardfert, was recommended by a committee — comprising of Chairman Tommy […]

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Chairman of Austin Stacks GAA Club with Denis O'Connor's sons, Paul and Denis at the clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Denis O’Connor Remembered At The Rock Club

September 12, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughlin Family and friends of the late Denis O’Connor were present in Connolly Park on Saturday night, after the first day of an event which will always be associated with him – the Lee Strand U13 Football Tournament. In his memory, the Lee Strand Cup has been re-named the […]

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Una Lynch, Sean Lynch, Helen O'Shea and Kay Griffin at the St Pat's GAA Club 5k fun run/walk on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St Pat’s Faithful Brave The Elements For Annual Fundraising Walk

September 11, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a blustery and showery afternoon west of the bridge on Sunday, but a group of around 40 people still turned up for St Pat’s GAA Club annual fundraising walk. Held in aid of Palliative Care Unit and in memory of the late Tony O’Donoghue, a great stalwart of […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Victorious In Under 21 B All-Ireland Final

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Victorious In Under 21 B All-Ireland Final

September 10, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in Semple Stadium Thurles to see Kerry win the Under 21 Hurling All Ireland B Final yesterday… Kerry 2-12  Wicklow 2-8 I had said in my preview that there would be bonfires in Lixnaw on Saturday night and that Kerry to bring home the Richie McElligott Cup […]

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The captain shake hands before the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lady’s Walk Prevail Over Duagh In Kerry Junior Hurling Final

September 9, 2017 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched the Kerry Junior Hurling Championship Final on Friday night in Abbeydorney… Lady’s Walk 3-17 Duagh 0-4 In the final of the Kerry Junior Hurling Championship Lady’s Walk overcame a never say die Duagh team in a one sided game played in Abbeydorney. In fairness the scoreboard dose […]

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The Kerry U21B hurling panel.  Photo by Mike O'Halloran

PREVIEW: Kerry Team To Face Wicklow In All-Ireland Final Named

September 8, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran can’t see anything other than a Kerry win this weekend as the team to face Wicklow in the All-Ireland Under 21B final… The Kerry U21 hurling team take on Wicklow in the final of The All Ireland Under 21 B Hurling on Saturday at 1pm in Thurles and […]

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PHOTOS: A Year To Remember For The Young Rockies

PHOTOS: A Year To Remember For The Young Rockies

August 30, 2017 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks juvenile teams are on a high of late with numerous titles won over the past few months. With this being the centenary year of the club, they decided to mark the success by gathering in the clubhouse on Tuesday night to capture the teams for posterity. The […]

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Mikey Boyle gets his shot away despite Dougie Fitzell's efforts. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hurling Championship Semi-Finals To Be A Double-Header

August 29, 2017 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE dates and times for the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Semi Finals were decided at the County CCC meeting on Monday night. It will be a double-header in Austin Stack Park on Sunday, September 24, where Lixnaw will play St Brendans at 2pm followed by Kilmoyley against Ballyduff at 3.45pm. […]

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Michael O'Leary on the run with Eric Leen giving chase. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: St Brendan’s Advance After Epic Battle With Abbeydorney

August 28, 2017 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched an enthralling contest yesterday in Austin Stack Park in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 3 replay… Abbeydorney 2-18 St Brendan’s 1-22 Heartbreak once again for Abbeydorney when the width of the post denied them at the end of extra time. Again Abbeydorney and St Brendan’s could […]

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Kelly Donovan, Grace Stack, Louise Crowley, Hayley Donovan and Maggie Walsh at the Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More From Austin Stacks’ ‘Strictly’ Night In The Dome (Part 2)

August 27, 2017 at 1:41 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLIER we brought you the news that Kevin Cotter and Norma O’Connor were crowned Austin Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ 2017 champions (click here for previous story). The seventh annual event was another resounding success in the Dome as over 1,000 people enjoyed a great evening. It was also a stylish […]

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Elizabeth Koch, Angela Moloney, Joan Hill and Mairead O'Carroll before the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fine Weather For The Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle

August 27, 2017 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE big match in Dublin had an effect on the number of participants in this year’s Na Gaeil GAA Club annual cycle. Kerry v Mayo affected numbers at any events held in town on Saturday, but at least it was a nice day for a cycle, as over 60 people took […]

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The opening dance at the Austin Stacks Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kevin And Norma Are The Stacks Strictly Champs (Part 1)

August 27, 2017 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY’LL be celebrating in the Brogue and MJ’s Diner as Kevin Cotter and Norma O’Connor were crowned Austin Stacks ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ champs for 2017 last night. Over 1,000 tickets were sold for the event in the Dome last night and it had all the razzmatazz we’ve come to expect […]

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Here’s The Kerry Team For The Replay With Mayo Tomorrow

Here’s The Kerry Team For The Replay With Mayo Tomorrow

August 25, 2017 at 7:52 pm Comments are Disabled

DONNCHADH Walsh is back in the Kerry senior football team to play Mayo in the All Ireland Senior Football Championship semi-final replay in Croke Park tomorrow. It’s the only change to the side from the drawn game as he comes in instead of the injured Michael Geaney. Otherwise it’s as […]

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Jack O’Shea Inducted Into GAA Hall Of Fame

Jack O’Shea Inducted Into GAA Hall Of Fame

August 25, 2017 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

HE’S a legend who was such an integral part of the Kerry team of the 70s and 80s who won eight All-Irelands, so it’s no surprise to see Jack O’Shea inducted into the GAA Hall of Fame. The GAA Museum at Croke Park announced the induction of four more players […]

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Crotta O’Neills Faithful To Head To The Dogs This Weekend

Crotta O’Neills Faithful To Head To The Dogs This Weekend

August 23, 2017 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE Crotta O’Neills hurling club will head en masse to the dogs this weekend for a major fundraiser. Their 2017 family fundraising Night at the Dogs is on Saturday night in The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, Tralee. There will be 12 races with the first race at 7:50 pm; there may […]

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The captains meet. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Beat Meath To Reach Under 21B All-Ireland Hurling Final

August 22, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was at the Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All Ireland U21B Semi-Final on Saturday in Semple Stadium to see Kerry take on Meath… Kerry 1-23 Meath 1-9 Kerry ran out easy winners in the end on the scoreline of Kerry 1-23 Meath 1-9, but for a short period at […]

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WATCH: On August 21, 1977, This Happened…

WATCH: On August 21, 1977, This Happened…

August 21, 2017 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

WE witnessed a thriller in Croke Park yesterday between Kerry and Mayo that matched the tension of their replayed semi-final of three years ago. Forty years ago today though, the daddy of all semi-finals took place. Kerry and Dublin met in Croke Park on August 21, 1977. The game is […]

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Sinead O'Connor, Tralee, Katie O'Connor, Currans and Aileen O'Hanrahan, Castleisland, in The Gresham Hotel before the match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Fans Brave The Rain To Support Their Team In Croker

August 21, 2017 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

IT was some contest. The rain teemed down from around 1pm in Dublin, as thousands of Kerry fans made their way to Croke Park on Sunday to watch a pulsating match. They came from all over the county for the clash and their nails received a crude manicure from their […]

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Kerry Minor Side For Clash With Cavan Named

Kerry Minor Side For Clash With Cavan Named

August 18, 2017 at 8:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Minor Football Team to play Cavan in the Electric Ireland GAA All Ireland Minor Football Championship Semi Final at Croke Park on Sunday next shows one change in personnel from the side that defeated Louth in the Quarter Final. Patrick Warren of Gneeveguilla comes in at half back […]

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Anthony Maher, celebrates his second half point. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Here’s The Kerry Team To Face Mayo On Sunday

August 18, 2017 at 8:51 pm 1 comment

JACK Barry makes way for Anthony Maher as the Kerry to play Mayo in the All-Ireland senior football championship semi-final in Croke Park on Sunday has been announced. It shows three changes  from the side that defeated Galway in the quarter-final. Killian Young comes into the full back line in […]

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Kids at the Tralee Parnells GAA Cúl Camp. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Young Hurlers Enjoy Tralee Parnells Cúl Camp Fun

August 18, 2017 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather stayed kind at Caherslee all week for the Tralee Parnells GAA Cúl Camp. There were 54 kids from the ages of six to 14 gathered for a week of learning new skills, playing games and having fun. Under the watchful eye of David O’Dea, Hurling Games Development Administrator […]

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Come on!...Paul Geaney salutes the Kerry crowd on the terraces after he put Kerry two points ahead in the second period of extra time. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Six Memorable Moments From Kerry V Mayo Down The Years

August 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

SUNDAY’S game against Mayo is being eagerly anticipated among Kerry fans and with good reason. Apart from a few notable occasions (2014, 1996, 1997) Kerry v Mayo has had the ability to produce a stroll in Croke Park for the Kingdom and nightmares for men from the west and we have […]

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