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Colin Sheehy gets a shot away while Gary O'Brien tries a block. Photo by Dermot Crean

County Final Preview: Ballyduff v Lixnaw Is An Impossible One To Call

October 4, 2017 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran previews the Garveys SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Final this Sunday between Ballyduff and Lixnaw (3pm)… Ballyduff face off against Lixnaw in the Garveys SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Final. This is the seventh time they meet in the final, in the previous six outing the boys from Ballyduff have come […]

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REPORT: Warriors’ Winning Ways Continue In Galway

REPORT: Warriors’ Winning Ways Continue In Galway

October 3, 2017 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

Alan Cantrell sends us this report from Garvey’s Tralee Warriors win on the road last Saturday night… Maree 74 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors 87 Garvey’s Tralee Warriors made it two wins from three in the Super League with a 13-point win over Maree in Oranmore on Saturday night. In a repeat […]

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Ann Eager, Jackie Moriarty, Sheila Power and Noreen Power at the 40th anniversary of the Austin Stacks Ladies 1977 Championship winning team. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The 1977 Championship-Winning Stacks Ladies Team Reunites

October 2, 2017 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

LADIES from the Austin Stacks team which won the County Championship Final against Castleisland Desmonds back in 1977, attended a 40th anniversary celebration on Saturday night. Taking place in the Austin Stacks Clubhouse in Connolly Park, many of the team attended and reminisced about the win and their times on […]

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The Under 11 Austin Stacks team with Sergeant Eileen O'Sullivan, Anthony Moriarty, Garda Aidan O'Mahony and Siobhan Quigley. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Young Girls Enjoy Carmel O’Connor Memorial Blitz

October 2, 2017 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TEN clubs were represented at the 12th annual Carmel O’Connor Memorial Blitz on Saturday in Na Gaeil GAA grounds. There were 12 Under 11 teams from Na Gaeil, Austin Stacks, Kerins O’Rahillys, Ballymac (2), Abbeydorney (2), Scartaglin, Duagh, Listowel Emmets, Castleisland Desmonds and Annascaul clubs and they enjoyed a number […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Na Gaeil Heartache As They Fall To Firies Firepower

REPORT/PHOTOS: Na Gaeil Heartache As They Fall To Firies Firepower

October 1, 2017 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

Firies 3-12 Na Gaeil 0-18 THE agony and the ecstasy. Na Gaeil failed to reach the final of the Junior Premier Championship because they didn’t get goals. It’s a simple way of looking at it, but Firies ability to breach their defence for three-pointers was essentially the difference. That’s not […]

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The Abbeydorney/Parnells squad.

Crotta And Abbeydorney/Parnells To Meet In Minor Hurling Final

October 1, 2017 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched two Kerry Minor Hurling Championship semi-finals in Austin Stack Park yesterday afternoon… Causeway 1-12 Abbeydorney/Parnells 2-12 One must credit Causeway Hurling Club who went on their own in the competition to give their young hurlers a chance to play in the Kerry Minor Hurling Championship, even though they […]

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Live TV Coverage For Kerins O’Rahillys’ Kerry SFC Semi-Final

Live TV Coverage For Kerins O’Rahillys’ Kerry SFC Semi-Final

September 29, 2017 at 7:36 pm 1 comment

IF anyone can’t make it out to Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney next week then they can always catch the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SFC semi-finals on the box. In what surely is a first, EirSport will screen both the Kerins O’Rahillys v South Kerry and Dr Crokes v West Kerry matches […]

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Eamonn Fitzmaurice Set To Be Kerry Boss For Next Three Years

Eamonn Fitzmaurice Set To Be Kerry Boss For Next Three Years

September 29, 2017 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

EAMONN Fitzmaurice is set to be the Kerry senior team manager up to 2020. In a statement by Tim Murphy, Chairman Kerry County Board on the Kerry GAA website this morning, he says he  will be proposing that Éamonn Fitzmaurice  (in addition to completing his current term  for the coming year) […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys Game To Be The Opener In Championship Double-Header

Kerins O’Rahillys Game To Be The Opener In Championship Double-Header

September 26, 2017 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

KERINS O’Rahillys Garveys Supervalu Kerry SFC semi-final against South Kerry in Fitzgerald Stadium will be the opening game of a double header on Saturday, October 7. It will have a 3pm throw-in and will be followed by Dr Crokes v West Kerry at 4.45pm. The county final will this year be […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Ballyduff Come Back To Knock Out The Champs

REPORT/PHOTOS: Ballyduff Come Back To Knock Out The Champs

September 25, 2017 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

The holders are out after Ballyduff beat Kilmoyley in the Garveys SuperValu Kerry SHC semi final yesterday. Mike O’Halloran reports… Ballyduff 1-17 Kilmoyley 0-16 It was nine minutes before Ballyduff got on the scoreboard with a point from Padraigh Boyle, in the meantime Daniel Collins had three points for Kilmoyley. […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Lixnaw Advance To Final After Tough Battle With St Brendan’s

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lixnaw Advance To Final After Tough Battle With St Brendan’s

September 25, 2017 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Lixnaw book their place in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC final at the expense of St Brendan’s yesterday… Lixnaw 1-13 St Brendan’s 2-8   St Brendan’s in this defeat were, to most people’s minds, denied at least two minutes at the end of the game. They were […]

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Kerins O’Rahillys To Face Familiar Opposition In Semi-Final

Kerins O’Rahillys To Face Familiar Opposition In Semi-Final

September 24, 2017 at 6:37 pm Comments are Disabled

AFTER their dominant performance in the quarter-final yesterday, Kerins O’Rahillys reward is a meeting with South Kerry in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SFC final on Saturday, October 7. The Strand Road faithful will be happy to have avoided favourites Dr Crokes, but a stern test awaits them from the south. […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Well-Organised West Kerry See Off Stacks

REPORT/PHOTOS: Well-Organised West Kerry See Off Stacks

September 24, 2017 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 0-14 West Kerry 1-17 LAST year West Kerry exited Austin Stack Park and the championship after a five point loss to the Rockies. They more than reversed that result on Saturday as their well-organised outfit outplayed the Tralee side who played well below their potential end their season on […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerins O’Rahillys Firepower Blows East Kerry Out Of Championship

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerins O’Rahillys Firepower Blows East Kerry Out Of Championship

September 24, 2017 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahillys 3-12 East Kerry 1-6 ANOTHER fine championship performance then from Kerins O’Rahillys, but they’ll know tougher tests are ahead after their victory over East Kerry yesterday. The Tralee side were dominant throughout this Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC quarter-final, but it was remarkable that the half-time scoreline was just 1-7 […]

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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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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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