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Alan Freeman (seated second from left) accepts his lotto winnings from Ballymacelligott GAA Club Chairman, Jeremiah Lynch at Glenduff Manor on Friday evening. Also included, back from left are; Noelle O'Brien, Padraig Laide, Mike Sweeney, Katie Leen, Paula Silles and Tony Silles. Seated; Tom Leen (President), and Laura Freeman. In front; Blake Leen, With James and Evan Freeman. Photo by Dermot Crean

Alan Scoops Thousands In Ballymac Lotto Draw

July 1, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was happiness in the Freeman household last night as they collected a cheque for a cool €8,200 thanks to Ballymacelligott GAA. Tralee native, Alan Freeman, of Freeman Electrical Services, has lived with his family in Kielduff since 2008. He bought his the Ballymac GAA annual lotto ticket in early […]

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The Kerry Minor Team To Face Clare On Sunday Has Been Named

The Kerry Minor Team To Face Clare On Sunday Has Been Named

June 30, 2017 at 8:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry minor team to play Clare in Sunday’s Munster Minor Football Championship Final at Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday next, shows one change in personnel from the side that defeated Cork in the semi-final back in May Sean O’Leary returns from injury in place of Na Gaeil’s Ryan O’Neill at […]

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David Moran, gave a dominant display in midfield. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Here’s The Kerry Side To Battle With The Rebels

June 30, 2017 at 8:01 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S a case of two Tralee men in and two Tralee men back on the bench as the Kerry Senior Football Team to play Cork in the Munster final on Sunday next shows two changes from the side that defeated Clare in the semi final. David Moran is back in […]

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WATCH: A Bird’s-Eye View Of Kerins O’Rahillys Against Dr Crokes

WATCH: A Bird’s-Eye View Of Kerins O’Rahillys Against Dr Crokes

June 29, 2017 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

IF there’s any seagulls out there with an interest in the GAA, this is what they see around Strand Road on match day. The wonderful Eagle Sky Media had their drone in the air for the county league clash between Kerins O’Rahillys and Dr Crokes two weeks ago and the […]

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Jack Savage in action. Photo by Dermot Crean

Jack Savage Out For Sunday After Undergoing Appendectomy

June 28, 2017 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY and Kerins O’Rahillys star Jack Savage is expected to be ruled out for Sunday’s Munster Final against Cork after undergoing an appendectomy. According to Tony Leen of the Irish Examiner, the forward underwent the procedure yesterday in hospital. The Kerry team will be announced on Friday evening at 8pm. […]

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Kilmoyley's, Darren Twomey, comes under pressure from Crotta's, Tomas O'Connor and Shane Nolan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Who Will Win The Opening Kerry SHC Games This Saturday?

June 28, 2017 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks forward to the Garveys SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship 2017 opening games this weekend in Tralee… Action in the Garveys SuperValu senior hurling championship begins on July 1st when Crotta O’Neills take on the 2016 champions Kilmoyley at 5.30pm in Austin Stack Park. All games in the competition […]

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Kerry Junior Team To Face Cork On Tuesday Named

Kerry Junior Team To Face Cork On Tuesday Named

June 25, 2017 at 9:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Junior Football Team to play Cork in the Munster Junior Football Final at Páirc Uí Rinn on Tuesday has been named. The side to take on the Rebels at 7.30pm is unchanged from the side that defeated Limerick in the semi final. The team contains seven players who […]

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WATCH: Kerry Players Take The ‘Endline Challenge’

WATCH: Kerry Players Take The ‘Endline Challenge’

June 25, 2017 at 9:18 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH just a week to go to the Munster Final, I suppose they need a bit of shooting practice. The Kerry senior footballers showed they’re up for a bit of craic when they participated in the ‘Endline Challenge’ for sports website Sportsjoe.ie this week. The aim, of course, is to […]

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Former pupils who are currently members of Kerry GAA panels on a visit to Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Players Return To Gaelscoil To Raise Well-Earned Flags

June 24, 2017 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a day of celebration at Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn on Friday as former pupils of the school who play, or have played, with Kerry teams helped raise three flags earned by the school. Jack and Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan were just three of the ten players present who […]

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Colm Cooper Announces His Autobiography Is Coming This October

Colm Cooper Announces His Autobiography Is Coming This October

June 23, 2017 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

THIS should be good. Colm Cooper’s autobiography is coming this autumn according to the great man himself who tweeted as much earlier today. It will be titled ‘Gooch — The Autobiography’ and is billed as “a compelling and honest autobiography from the much-loved star of Gaelic football, indisputably one of […]

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WATCH: With This Passion, It’s No Wonder Cillard Retained Their Féile Title

WATCH: With This Passion, It’s No Wonder Cillard Retained Their Féile Title

June 21, 2017 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the footballers of Na Gaeil and Austin Stacks prepare for the Féile na nÓg tournament in Sligo this weekend, they can look to Cillard for inspiration. The north Kerry camogie club retained their Feile Na Gael Camogie Championship Division 6 title at the weekend in Kilkenny/Wexford with some amazing […]

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The Austin Stacks squad heading to Féile this weekend. Back Row-Evan Foley, John Duggan, Conor Kirby, Joey Nagle, Conor Horan, Jordan Kissane, Brian McElligott, Armin Heinrich, Ruairi OConnell, Cian Dillane, Cillian Litchfield.

Middle Row-Kevin Barry, Leon Gallacher, Enda Cahill, Josh Lynch, Dean Rusk, Ben Quilter, Shane Bastible, Gavin Slattery, Sean Collins, Gearoid Killgallon.

Front Row-James Charles, Declan Lacey, Jack Doyle, Dylan Hurley, Daragh Moriarty, Michael Lesniak, Johnny Feeley, Donnacha Fox, Caydon OMahoney, Donnacha Sayers.

Stacks To Bid For Glory In Sligo At Féile na nÓg Tournament

June 21, 2017 at 12:24 pm 1 comment

THERE’S great excitement in Austin Stacks this week as youngsters prepare to head off to Sligo for the All Ireland U14 Feile football tournament. This will be the fifth year in a row that The Rockies will travel to the Feile tournament going to Derry (2013), Galway (2014), Wexford (2015) — […]

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St Brendan's Ivan Parker celebrates his second half goal with Diarmuid Herlihy (right).  Photo by Dermot  Crean

Times, Dates And Venues Announced For Championship Hurling And Football Games

June 20, 2017 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE venues, dates and times for the  Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Round 1 and Round 3 of the Kerry Senior Football Championship have been announced. In the football, Austin Stack Park in Tralee will host three of the four Round 3 ties, including St Brendans v East Kerry […]

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Bags To Be Searched Outside Stadium In Heightened Security For Munster Finals

Bags To Be Searched Outside Stadium In Heightened Security For Munster Finals

June 19, 2017 at 2:04 pm Comments are Disabled

SPECTATORS going to the Munster finals in Killarney in two weeks are being advised that their bags will be searched outside the stadium. Tickets details for the minor and senior games on July 2 were released last night on the Kerry GAA website and it was revealed that security measures […]

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Miriam Leane, Katie McAuliffe, Emme Fitzgerald and Ashling Murphy at the Kerry GAA Night of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sunshine, Style And GAA Stars At The ‘Night Of Champions’

June 18, 2017 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was fashion, family entertainment and great racing at the annual Kerry GAA ‘Night of Champions’ at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night. The Kerry Senior Football and Hurling players and management were there to meet the fans and the weather was especially kind. The Kerry GAA Supporters Club sponsored the […]

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Noel Duggan gives chase to Andrew Barry. Photo by Dermot  Crean

St Brendans To Face East Kerry In Next Round Of Kerry SFC

June 17, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

ST Brendan’s will have to find a way to curb the threat of David Clifford when they face East Kerry in the next round of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SFC next month. The Barry brothers and Co. will have a tough task in the Round 3 tie against the fellow […]

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Tralee Parnells SendOff to Feile with Martin Fogarty

Tralee Parnells Set Off On First Trip To Féile Tournament

June 16, 2017 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Under 14 team from Tralee Parnells hit the road by bus this morning for the premier competition in Ireland for hurlers their age. The Féile na nGael National tournaments are being held in Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford from today until Sunday and for Tralee Parnells, achieving a place is a fantastic […]

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Early Throw-In Times For Munster Finals In Killarney

Early Throw-In Times For Munster Finals In Killarney

June 13, 2017 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

AS has been the case over the past number of years, the Munster SFC final in Killarney between Kerry and Cork will have a 2pm throw-in on July 2. This means the minor final between Kerry and Clare will start at noon, so football fans will need to get on […]

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Lining up for the national anthem.

Kerry Team To Face Clare On Sunday Named

June 9, 2017 at 10:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry team to play Clare in the Munster Senior Football Championship Semi Final in Cusack Park Ennis on Sunday next sees five changes from the side that beat Dublin in the national league final in April. Kevin McCarthy of Kilcummin make his Championship debut, Brian Kelly takes over from Brendan Kealy in […]

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PHOTOS: O’Rahillys Take The Points In Local Derby Against Stacks

PHOTOS: O’Rahillys Take The Points In Local Derby Against Stacks

June 5, 2017 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERINS O’Rahillys took the spoils in the derby with Austin Stacks as they emerged 0-16 to 1-8 winners at Strand Road on Saturday evening in the Credit Union County League tie. Both sides were without their Kerry players, so Stacks took the field without Kieran Donaghy and Ronan Shanahan, […]

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Greg Horan turns to celebrate his goal early in the second half. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Impressive Stacks Cruise To Quarter-Finals With Ten-Point Win

May 27, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 4-13 Killarney Legion 3-6 If Austin Stacks were guilty of a being slow out of the blocks in their last home game against St Kieran’s, they almost beat the starter gun this time out. Their third Garveys Supervalu Kerry SFC game in two weeks, saw the Rockies turn on the style […]

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Draw For County Hurling Championship To Be Made Monday

Draw For County Hurling Championship To Be Made Monday

May 24, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

MONDAY next will see both the draw for the Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Co. Senior Hurling Championship and the draws for the Castleisland Mart Intermediate, Junior Premier, Junior and Novice Club Football Championships. The draw for the County Senior Hurling Championship will take place on Monday at Austin Stack Park at 6.30pm. Continued […]

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Noel Duggan gives chase to Andrew Barry. Photo by Dermot  Crean

Andrew Barry Among Three Kerry Players In ‘Top 21’

May 23, 2017 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

EirGrid, sponsors of the U21 All-Ireland Football Championship, today revealed details of the top 21 players of this year’s competition and three Kerry players have made the cut. Despite losing out narrowly to Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final, Munster champions Kerry have three recipients in Brian Ó Beaglaoich, Andrew Barry and Matthew Flaherty. […]

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Austin Stacks Are Lucky Winners of Lidl’s Ladies Gaelic Football Club Competition winning a Full Shop for their club worth €500.
Pictured at the Lidl store in Edward Street Tralee at the prize handover for Lidl’s LGFA Club Competition Michael Slemon, Manager, LIDL Edward Street, Tralee pictured with members of Austin Stacks Ladies Football Team where he presented them with shopping vouchers to the value of €500. Included in the photo are Club officers, Noreen Power, Elma Nix and trainer Anthony Moriarty.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

The club was recently announced as winners for the store which saw them win a full shop for their club worth €500. They were one of 150 lucky clubs across the country to win a full shop for their club to assist with club fundraising or just to top up on club essentials throughout the year.
Lidl, proud partners of Ladies’ Gaelic Football, called on customers across Ireland to nominate their local ladies’ Gaelic football club to win a share of €75,000 worth of Lidl shopping vouchers. The Lidl LGFA Club Competition gave 150 lucky clubs across the country the opportunity to win €500 worth of vouchers each; reinforcing Lidl’s commitment to #SeriousSupport for the grassroots of the game. This year’s competition follows two successful competitions which took place last year; one which supported Post Primary Schools with kit and equipment and the other which supported clubs with cash donations.
Speaking about the Lidl LGFA Club Competition, John Paul Scally, Managing Director at Lidl Ireland, said: “When launching the second year of our LGFA partnership earlier this year, we reiterated our commitment to the sport and to its grassroots in particular. At Lidl, we understand the challenges faced by clubs in raising funds and we’re delighted to be able to use our store network to reach out to clubs to provide much needed support.”
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Further info: Julianne.Galvin@lidl.ie

Austin Stacks Ladies Club Wins A €500 Shop With Lidl

May 22, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks continued their winning ways recently, this time with Lidl as they won a full shop for their club worth €500. The club was recently announced as winners for the Tralee store, one of 150 lucky clubs across the country to win a full shop for their club to […]

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Causeway In Control As They Defeat Abbeydorney In Intermediate Final

Causeway In Control As They Defeat Abbeydorney In Intermediate Final

May 22, 2017 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on the North Kerry Hurling Board Intermediate Final between Causeway and Abbeydorney… Causeway 2-12 Abbeydorney 0-3 The final of the North Kerry Intermediate hurling final was played on the beautiful surface that is the Kilmoyley pitch. Causeway played with the wind in the first half and were always […]

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The Under 14 Féile team with coach Ollie Broughton, Dermot Reen, Micheál Cassidy and Jimmy Litchfield. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Parnells To Send Team To Féile Competition For First Time

May 22, 2017 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S an exciting time for Tralee Parnells hurling and camogie club as they will have an Under 14 team in the Féile competition for the first time this year. The club was only formed five years ago but has grown to boast a healthy membership with some very skilful players who will […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí GAA Teams Enjoy Success

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí GAA Teams Enjoy Success

May 20, 2017 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a good week for Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí teams this week. The under 15 hurlers won the Craobh Chiarraí on Wednesday. They defeated St Brendan’s Killarney in the semi-final and the final was contested between Gaelcholáiste and Mercy Mounthawk at the John Mitchels sports grounds. Continued below… Gaelcholáiste played with the wind […]

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John ‘Tweek’ Griffin Retires After Great Service To Kerry Team

John ‘Tweek’ Griffin Retires After Great Service To Kerry Team

May 19, 2017 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

JOHN ‘Tweek’ Griffin has retired from inter-county hurling after 15 years involved with the Kerry team. The 33-year-old Lixnaw clubman won a number of honours with Kerry over the years and was a huge inspiration to many with his skill and versatility in many positions on the field. In a […]

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Bridget Moynihan from Camp (holding son Jack) receives her St Pat's lotto winning cheque for €4,900 from club treasurer Jim Savage. Also included, from left; St Pat's PRO Dipo Dairo, Christy Murphy, Club Chairman Terry Boyle, Kathleen Poff and Dan Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bridget Wins Big In St Pat’s GAA Club Lotto

May 16, 2017 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A CAMP woman received a nice boost recently when she won nearly €5,000 in a GAA lotto draw. Bridget Moynihan works in Seamus O’Sullivan’s Master Butcher’s over in Manor and was delighted to receive her St Pat’s GAA Club lotto winnings of €4,900 on Tuesday afternoon at the shop where […]

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REPORT: Kerry Beat Cork To Win Munster Junior Camogie Title

REPORT: Kerry Beat Cork To Win Munster Junior Camogie Title

May 16, 2017 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A report on Kerry’s victory in the Munster Junior Camogie final against Cork on Sunday from Diarmuid Kearney… Kerry 0-14 Cork 1-10 Coming of the back of an impressive victory against Waterford in Walsh Park the previous weekend, Kerry faced Cork in the Munster Junior Camogie Final in Killeedy Co.Limerick. Playing in difficult conditions, […]

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