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John Hussey gets his shot away. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lixnaw Looking Very Good As They Make Semi-Finals

July 17, 2017 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

Lixnaw are in the semi-finals after convincingly beating Ballyduff yesterday in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 2B clash at Austin Stack Park yesterday… Lixnaw 3-19 Ballyduff 1-16 I had suggested in my preview of this game that Lixnaw would come out the right side of this game and so […]

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Anthony Fealy gives chase to David Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Exciting Finish As St Brendan’s Beat Causeway

July 16, 2017 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched St Brendan’s beat Causeway in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Round 1 replay at Austin Stack Park last night… St Brendan’s 1-13 Causeway 2-7 They say goals win matches, but that didn’t prove to be the case for Causeway who scored two goals to St […]

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A young hurler shows his skills at the Tralee Parnells summer camp on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Parnells Holds Summer Camp For Young Hurlers

July 14, 2017 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 50 boys and girls gathered at the GAA grounds in Caherslee this week as the Tralee Parnells club held a summer camp. All were welcome to take part and learn new skills and the kids, ranging in age from six to 14, looked very talented from the games we […]

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Darragh Shanahan is chased by Francis Flaherty. Photo by Dermot Crean

PREVIEW: Mouthwatering Double Header In Hurling C’ship On Sunday

July 13, 2017 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks at the Garvey’s SuperValu Senior Hurling Championship Round 2A and 2B clashes taking place in Austin Stack Park this Sunday… Round 2B (Losers Group) Abbeydorney v Ballyheigue (1.45pm)  Ballyheigue are in a bit of bother numbers wise these days and found the going very difficult against Lixnaw […]

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Brendan Kealy.

Former All-Star Goalkeeper Leaves Kerry Senior Football Panel

July 13, 2017 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

A FORMER All-Star goalkeeper on the Kerry panel has stepped away from the squad, according to the Irish Independent this morning. Brendan Kealy has decided to leave, but has not closed the door on a return at a later date, reports the paper. The 31 year old, who won an All-Star […]

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The presentation of training gear from The Meadowlands Hotel to the St Brendan's Minor Footballers at the hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Brendans To Face Dingle In Minor Championship Quarter-Final

July 12, 2017 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Brendans’ reward for beating Firies away last night is a home tie against Dingle in the Quarter finals of the Keane’s SuperValu Killorglin Minor Football Championship next week. The draw was made this afternoon and the other three pairings are (first named having home venue): • Mid Kerry or West Kerry […]

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Jason Leahy tries to block David Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

PREVIEW: St Brendan’s To Edge Out Causeway At Second Time Of Asking

July 12, 2017 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks forward to the Causeway v St Brendans Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 Replay this Saturday at Austin Stack Park (7pm)… St Brendan’s “won” the drawn game in terms of the number of scores (20 to 18 after extra time), they also had more scores at the […]

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PHOTOS: Rockies Enjoy 5k Fun Run In Aid Of Irish Powerchair Team

PHOTOS: Rockies Enjoy 5k Fun Run In Aid Of Irish Powerchair Team

July 10, 2017 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks Senior Men’s team  organised a 5K fun run/walk/Jog last Sunday in sunny Connolly Park. The event was arranged to fundraise and support the Irish Powerchair team who are playing in the FIFA World Cup in Orlando. Their senior team manager, Pat Flanagan, and his son Patrick are currently representing Ireland at the […]

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REPORT: Ballyduff Prevail In Low-Scoring Contest With Abbeydorney

REPORT: Ballyduff Prevail In Low-Scoring Contest With Abbeydorney

July 9, 2017 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Ballyduff overcome Abbeydorney yesterday in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC first round  tie at Austin Stack Park… Ballyduff 0-13 Abbeydorney 0-12 A bore fest provided Ballyduff with a one point win over an Abbeydorney team that battled hard, but were out-muscled at the back at vital times […]

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Youngsters having fun at Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Cúl Camp on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stars Of The Future At Stacks And Strand Road Cúl Camps

July 9, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

WITH school finished the week before, youngsters got a chance to get out and play this week at Cúl Camps around the county. Yesterday we brought you photos from successful Na Gaeil and John Mitchels camps (click here for previous coverage). Well the biggest amount of kids were at Austin […]

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About to make a great save at the Na Gaeil Cúl Camp on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Talent Shines At Na Gaeil And John Mitchels Cúl Camps

July 8, 2017 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of young GAA fans were put through their paces at Cúl Camps around the county during the week. In Tralee there were four clubs holding camps — Austin Stacks, Kerins O’Rahillys, John Mitchels and Na Gaeil — which no doubt hosted Kerry stars of the future. John Mitchels had […]

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Liam Collins comes out of defence with Francis Flaherty in chase. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lixnaw Looking Good As They Take Ballyheigue Apart

July 8, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Lixnaw demolish Ballyheigue in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 tie in Austin Stack Park on Friday night… Lixnaw 1-26 Ballyheigue 1-8 In my preview of this this game I expressed concern that Ballyheigue might struggle against a very slick Lixnaw outfit and so they did. […]

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PREVIEW: Hard To Choose Between Ballyduff And Abbeydorney

PREVIEW: Hard To Choose Between Ballyduff And Abbeydorney

July 7, 2017 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Abbeydorney and Ballyduff clash in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 tie this Saturday in Austin Stack Park (5.30pm). Mike O’Halloran looks at both teams’ chances… Ballyduff take on Abbeydorney in the final game of the first round,. Last year Abbeydorney opened their account with a well deserved win […]

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Sky Sports Soccer Presenters Enjoy Tralee Pub’s Hospitality On Kerry Visit

Sky Sports Soccer Presenters Enjoy Tralee Pub’s Hospitality On Kerry Visit

July 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS should be good craic. Sky Sports soccer presenters Chris Kamara and Jeff Stelling  are in Kerry for a special engagement out west. The two lads also enjoyed a drink in Sean Og’s Pub on Bridge Street last night where they posed with locals for photos.   It’s part of […]

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John Griffin of Lixnaw is first to the sliotar during the Ballyheigue v Lixnaw Kerry Senior Championship game in Abbeydorney on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PREVIEW: Lixnaw Should Have Too Much For Ballyheigue

July 6, 2017 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran previews the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 tie between Lixnaw and Ballyheigue this Friday night at Austin Stack Park (7.30pm)… Very little hope is given to Ballyheigue this season, as they seem to be struggling badly to get numbers training and finding it difficult to field a […]

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The Kerry Camogie Panel. (File Photo)

REPORT: Kerry Edge Armagh In Junior All-Ireland Camogie Opener

July 3, 2017 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

Diarmuid Kearney reports from Athletic Grounds Armagh on Kerry’s win over Armagh in the All Ireland Junior Camogie Championship on Saturday… Kerry 0-11 Armagh 0-10 Kerry managed to get their 2017 Liberty Insurance Junior All Ireland Camogie Championship campaign off to a winning start as they got the better of […]

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James O'Donoghue on the attack. Photo by Dermot Crean

Vote For Jamesie In GAA.ie’s Football Player Of The Week

July 3, 2017 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

WE think he deserves to win this, but then again we’re a bit biased. James O’Donoghue had a storming game yesterday scoring seven points in Kerry’s win over Cork in the Munster Final in Killarney. This has resulted in a GAA.ie Football Player of The Week nomination, alongside Eoin Cleary […]

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Fionn Fitzgerald and Johnny Buckley lift the cup. Photo by Will Nolan

PHOTOS: Munster Final Day In Killarney Is Always Special

July 3, 2017 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU can’t beat Munster final day in Killarney…especially when it’s Kerry against Cork! With over 30,000 people converging on town for the occasion, it created a very special atmosphere with great colour splashed in the stands and terraces of Fitzgerald Stadium. The weather gods were kind too and when rain […]

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David Griffin breaks away tackled by Paul McGrath. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Causeway And St Brendan’s Can’t Be Separated

July 2, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched on in Austin Stack Park as St Brendan’s and Causeway served up an entertaining Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship opening tie.. Causeway 3-15 St Brendan’s 2-18 (After Extra Time) Causeway did not present themselves for the customary pre-match photo but they did provide the spectators with […]

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Daniel Collins has his eye on the sliotar.  Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Crotta Offer Little Resistance As Kilmoyley Ease Into Next Round

July 2, 2017 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Kilmoyley get the better of Crotta O’Neills in Austin Stack Park yesterday evening in the opening round of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship… Kilmoyley 3-16  Crotta O’Neills 0-14  Kilmoyley are going in the front door this year in their attempt to win The Neilus Flynn […]

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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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