GAA

Jack Savage concentrates before taking a free. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Footballers And Hurlers In Double Bill At The Gaelic Grounds

January 17, 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

THE McGrath Cup Final between Kerry and Limerick has been fixed for the Gaelic Grounds next Sunday at 3pm. The venue was decided on the toss of a coin and sees the footballers join the Kerry hurlers at the venue in a double bill of action. The hurlers also take on […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Give A Gritty Display Against Clare

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Give A Gritty Display Against Clare

January 16, 2017 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran watched Kerry in action against Clare yesterday in Austin Stack Park… Kerry 1-15 Clare 2-24 Kerry hurlers proved yesterday that they are almost a match for any team in the country, with a gritty display against a Clare team full of senior and under 21 All-Ireland medal holders. There was […]

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Declan Lovett (seated centre) accepts the Hall of Fame award from Chairman of Kilmoyley GAA Club Joe Walsh at the Kilmoyley GAA Social in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Also included are seated; Noreen Lovett, Nora Lovett and Karen Daly. Back; John Nolan, Xavier Lovett and Tom Daley. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kilmoyley GAA Celebrates Another Great Year At Social

January 15, 2017 at 11:36 am 0 comments

2016 was another good year for Kilmoyley GAA Club. But then again, any year you win the county senior hurling championship is certainly one worth celebrating – especially when you win back to back titles. And that’s just what around 200 of the club faithful did at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday […]

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The Wedding Party at the Na Gaeil GAA Club 'One Wedding And A Funeral' event at their clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Bit Of A Do At The Na Gaeil Club

January 15, 2017 at 11:35 am 0 comments

THERE was some craic at the Na Gaeil Club last night as the club held a very different kind of fundraiser. Around 160 people paid €20 a head to attend ‘One Wedding And A Funeral’ at the clubhouse in Killeen and they sure got their money’s worth. The rich talent […]

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The late Pat Healy's daughter, Lilian and wife Lilie, with club members launch the Kerins O'Rahillys 10k event which takes place on Sunday, January 29. Photo by Dermot Crean

Pat Healy To Be Remembered With Kerins O’Rahillys 10k Run

January 14, 2017 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

A MUCH-MISSED former Chairman of Kerins O’Rahillys GAA Club, who played a pivotal role in its development over a 30 year period, will be remembered at an event later this month. The third annual Kerins O’Rahillys 10k will be run in memory of Pat Healy who passed away almost 10 […]

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John Egan scored 0-4 from play against Limerick in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Here’s The Kerry Team To Face Clare Hurlers In Tralee

January 13, 2017 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry Senior Hurling team to play Clare in the CoOpsuperstores.ie Munster Senior Hurling League in Tralee’s Austin Stack Park on Sunday next (2pm) shows six changes from the side that played Cork in Round 1 last Sunday. The Kerry management has given starting places to more players on the […]

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Barry John Keane mad an impression off the bench. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry Team To Face Cork Features Three Strand Road Men

January 13, 2017 at 8:35 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry team to start against Cork in the Munster Senior Football McGrath Cup on Sunday next in Mallow (2pm) will feature three Kerins O’Rahillys players, including Jack Savage at full-forward. He is joined by club mates David Moran in midfield and Barry John Keane in the corner forward position. The […]

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Cathay Bambury speeds away from Jimmy Feehan. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Action From Kerry’s Win Over Tipperary

January 9, 2017 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

KERRY had an easy win over Tipperary in the McGrath Cup on Sunday afternoon at Austin Stack Park. Fielding a side drawn entirely from their Under 21 squad and managed by the Under 21 management team, they beat the Premier county by 3-11 to 1-3. Tipperary had seven of the side […]

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Kerry Suffer Defeat To Cork In First Outing Of Season

Kerry Suffer Defeat To Cork In First Outing Of Season

January 9, 2017 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Mike O’Halloran reports on Kerry’s Munster Senior Hurling League clash with Cork yesterday in Mallow…  Kerry 0-18 Cork 1-28 Kerry travelled to Mallow on Sunday wondering what lay in store for them in 2017. Cork had put out a fairly handy side, having already played a game on Friday evening. […]

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Andrew Barry of Kerry in action. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Team To Face Tipperary On Sunday Has Been Named

January 6, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

THE Kerry team to play Tipperary in Round 1 of the Munster Senior Football McGrath Cup on Sunday next in Austin Stack Park (2pm) has been named and features one starter from a Tralee club. The team is drawn entirely from the county’s Under 21 panel and will be managed by Jack […]

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A Good Start For Austin Stacks Centenary Year

A Good Start For Austin Stacks Centenary Year

January 5, 2017 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

AUSTIN Stacks won a battle between three local clubs in a competition to sell their lotto tickets at the local post office, in what is a good start to their centenary year. Back in September, Martin and Marie Williams of the Rock Post Office  set three GAA Clubs – Stacks, […]

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Kerry's, Shane Nolan takes off with Waterford's Colin Dunford trailing behind. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Hurlers Are Back In Action This Sunday

January 4, 2017 at 10:22 am 0 comments

WHILE the footballers are taking on Tipperary in Tralee next Sunday, the Kerry hurlers will also see their first action of the new year at the same time. They face Cork in the 2017 Co-Op Superstores Munster senior hurling league in Mallow with a 2pm throw in. This will be […]

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It's on your right...a scramble for the ball during the Kilmoyley v Abbeydorney match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

REVIEW 2016: Our Photos From The Year In Kerry GAA

January 2, 2017 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

IN 2016, we were out and about covering hurling and football matches in Tralee and beyond. Here’s a selection of some of the photos we took…    

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Barry John Keane heads off towards. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry Footballers Face Tipperary In Tralee On Sunday

January 2, 2017 at 11:02 am 0 comments

NEW year, new football season. Kerry’s senior footballers return to action his coming Sunday in a game against Tipperary in the McGrath Cup with a 2pm throw-in (according to the Munster GAA website). It’s a home game in Austin Stack Park against the Munster finalists and it’ll be interesting to see how […]

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No Hurling Glory For The Green As They Lose Munster Final

No Hurling Glory For The Green As They Lose Munster Final

December 17, 2016 at 10:19 am 0 comments

A report on the Munster U16½ E Hurling Final in Mallow on Friday… San Nicolas, Rinn Waterford 3-12 Tralee CBS 4-3 Tralee CBS were denied a first ever Munster hurling title as they went down to superior San Nicolas side from Waterford in Mallow. It all started so well for […]

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REPORT: CBS Beat Mounthawk To Take Home Dunloe Cup

REPORT: CBS Beat Mounthawk To Take Home Dunloe Cup

December 15, 2016 at 9:13 am 0 comments

A report on the Kerry Schools Under 16 1/2 Dunloe Cup Final at Lewis Road, Killarney… Tralee CBS 1-15 Mercy Mounthawk 1-7 Tralee CBS are champions of Kerry, ultimately outclassing a dogged Mounthawk side following a final at Dr Crokes grounds which only came to life the final quarter. Being the […]

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New Senior Team Boss Announced At Austin Stacks

New Senior Team Boss Announced At Austin Stacks

December 13, 2016 at 3:47 pm 0 comments

PAT Flanagan will take charge of the Austin Stacks senior team next season according to the club’s website. Pat Flanagan was part of Stephen Stack’s backroom team in 2016 will announce his own management team in due course. Flanagan, a former Kerry and Cork football and Waterford hurling coach joined the set-up […]

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REPORT: CBS The Green Advance To Quarter-Finals Of Corn Uí Mhuirí

REPORT: CBS The Green Advance To Quarter-Finals Of Corn Uí Mhuirí

December 8, 2016 at 10:09 am 0 comments

A report from Tralee CBS on the Munster U18½ Corn Uí Mhuirí Group Game 3 in Rathmore on Wednesday… Tralee CBS 1-10 Colaiste Cholim 0-4 Tralee CBS advanced the quarter-final of the Corn Uí Mhuirí with an accomplished display in Rathmore in which they led from start to finish and […]

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Kerry manager, Ciaran Carey. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Mike O’Halloran: Why Can’t Kerry Hurling Keep A Manager?

December 5, 2016 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, on the departure of Ciaran Carey from the Kerry manager role and what can be done to keep stability in Kerry hurling… YET another Kerry Hurling manager “bites the dust”, or is it “rides off into the sunset”, perhaps a bit of both. I write this piece […]

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Kerry manager, Ciaran Carey. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Will Be Looking For A New Hurling Manager

December 4, 2016 at 8:53 pm 0 comments

KERRY County Board have announced the resignation of Ciarán Carey as manager of the Kerry Senior Hurling team. The following statement has been issued by the Limerick man: “Due to increased work commitments, I am unable to give the necessary time required to manage the Kerry Senior Hurling team for the coming season. […]

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REPORT: CBS Get The Better Of Great Rivals To Advance To Final

REPORT: CBS Get The Better Of Great Rivals To Advance To Final

December 1, 2016 at 10:18 am 0 comments

A report on the Kerry Schools U16½ Dunloe Cup Semi Final between CBS The Green and St Brendan’s Killarney… Tralee CBS 1-20 St Brendan’s Killarney 3-11 Tralee CBS marched on to the Dunloe Cup final following a five star performance in which they led start to finish on Wednesday. Following […]

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Stephen Stack Calls It A Day As Austin Stacks Boss

Stephen Stack Calls It A Day As Austin Stacks Boss

December 1, 2016 at 9:33 am 0 comments

STEPHEN Stack has announced he is stepping down as Austin Stacks boss. The Listowel native was in charge of the Rockies senior team for four years and brought them their first county championship in 20 years and led them to Munster Club Championship glory in that memorable 2014 season. During […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Sem Boys Prove Too Strong For CBS Side In Cup Final

REPORT/PHOTOS: Sem Boys Prove Too Strong For CBS Side In Cup Final

November 26, 2016 at 9:40 am 0 comments

A report from Tralee CBS on the Brother Taft Munster Under 15A final played on Friday in Killarney… St Brendan’s Killarney 4-13 Tralee CBS 2-9 Tralee CBS were no match ultimately for a Sem team who upped the ante with four second half goals to claim their 13th U15 premier […]

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Welcoming the announcement of two Saturday night games for Tralee during Kerry's national league campaign were; Aidan O'Connor and Liam Lynch (Austin Stacks), John Drummey (Tralee Chamber Alliance), Paudie Dineen (Asst Treasures Kerry County Board), and Peter Twiss (Secretary Kerry County Board). Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Businesses Welcome Saturday Night Football To Austin Stack Park

November 22, 2016 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

THE support of the Tralee business community towards the redevelopment of Austin Stack Park has reaped rich dividends with the confirmation that both this year’s All Ireland Finalists, Dublin and Mayo, will play their 2017 Allianz Football League matches in Austin Stack Park. The new development and state of the […]

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Na Gaeil Beat Fossa To Win Division 4 Title

Na Gaeil Beat Fossa To Win Division 4 Title

November 14, 2016 at 2:23 pm 0 comments

The following match report is an extract from Na Gaeil GAA Notes NA Gaeil seniors bounced back from their Junior Premier Final defeat a couple of weeks ago to win the Division 4 title yesterday by beating Fossa in Milltown. Played in perfect footballing conditions, full forward Mike Griffin opened the […]

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Looking forward to St Pat's GAA's 'Two For The Show' night at Ballygarry House Hotel on December 2 were club members Tadhg O'Halloran, Conor Culloo, Kathy Hogan, Terry Boyle, Dan O'Sullivan and Johnnie Enright. Photo by Dermot Crean

Blennerville Club Prepares For Major Fundraiser In Ballygarry

November 9, 2016 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

THE season for club fundraisers is in full swing these days with Lip Sync Battles, ‘Strictly’ nights and Battle Of The Parishes all gracing hotel venues around town in the past month. St Pat’s GAA club in Blennerville has decided to steer away from the ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event they’ve […]

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PHOTOS: Ardfert Beat St Pat’s To Win St Brendan’s Board Championship

PHOTOS: Ardfert Beat St Pat’s To Win St Brendan’s Board Championship

November 7, 2016 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

ARDFERT was the venue for the St Brendan’s Board Championship final on Saturday and it was the home side who emerged triumphant over St Pat’s by a scoreline of 1-10 to 0-10. Ardfert took full advantage of wind in the first half with Shane Griffin was in flying form helping them […]

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Oakpark Club Faithful Under Starter’s Orders For Race Night

Oakpark Club Faithful Under Starter’s Orders For Race Night

November 7, 2016 at 10:08 am 0 comments

IT’S the club’s biggest annual fundraiser and it’s sure to lead the Na Gaeil faithful galloping to the clubhouse in a couple of weeks time. The Oakpark club is once again organising an all-sponsored Race Night in its Killeen base on Saturday, November 19, at 8.30pm. “We’re really looking forward to it as it’s one […]

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Paul Geaney celebrating his goal in the All-Ireland final against Donegal. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Still Tables Available For Kerry GAA’s Celebration Of The 1997-2014 Winning Teams

November 4, 2016 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

THE INEC in Killlarney will be the venue in two weeks time for a special gala celebration of the achievements of the 1997 to 2014 All-Ireland winning teams. The Kerry County Committee, in association with Kerry Group, will honour them at the event which will also serve as the launch of the […]

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Shane Enright. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Paul Geaney Is Kerry’s Only All-Star, But Was There A Strong Case For Shane Enright?

November 3, 2016 at 11:02 am 0 comments

WITH the Championship now far behind us and the clocks turned back, the All Stars provide the last bit of inter-county intrigue before the long, dark winter nights. The All-Stars nominees are selected by GAA journalists and then voted on by players, but as is the subjective nature of the […]

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