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At the launch of the Rose Cup 2015, with the Roses were members of competing teams plus organisers and representatives of the sponsors Oakland Daybreak. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee GAA Teams Look To Defend Rose Titles Against Prestigious Opposition

July 16, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

U14 TEAMS from Kerry, Dublin and Limerick will contest the Oaklands Daybreak Rose Cup Boys Football Tournament during the 2015 Rose of Tralee International Festival. Now in its seventh year, this competition is a prestigious event on the GAA Juvenile calendar in Ireland and it will be organised by Coiste […]

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VIDEO: Kerry v Cork Replays – A Recent History

VIDEO: Kerry v Cork Replays – A Recent History

July 15, 2015 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY has been involved in five replays with Cork since 2002 and before that you would have to go back to 1987, when Billy Morgan and Co. effectively brought an end to the ‘Golden Years’ generation of Kerry football. Despite Kerry’s perceived good record in replays, since the turn of the […]

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Hurling: Who’ll Emerge From Sunday’s Feast Of Championship Hurling?

Hurling: Who’ll Emerge From Sunday’s Feast Of Championship Hurling?

July 15, 2015 at 11:14 am 1 comment

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, looks at the feast of Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship hurling action on the way this Sunday… Crotta O’Neill’s v Kilmoyley, Causeway 1.30pm Kilmoyley are riding high at the top of the County Hurling League and are seeking to get over the hurdle posed […]

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Paul Geaney, made an instant impact despite precious little ball. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Five Changes Eamonn Fitzmaurice Could Make For The Munster Final Replay

July 14, 2015 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  THOUGH the gates of Fitzgerald Stadium are shut to outsiders and interlopers, there are whispers emanating from the Kerry camp that Eamonn Fitzmaurice, may ring the changes for Saturday’s Munster SFC final replay against Cork. The Kerry boss has made it known that his side under performed on the […]

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This Kerry Legend Will Release His Autobiography This Year

This Kerry Legend Will Release His Autobiography This Year

July 14, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THIS should be good. Kerry legend Tomás Ó Sé will release an autobiography on his life in football due out before the end of the year, according to a tweet from sports writer Kieran Cunningham last night (see below). The five time All-Ireland winner will follow in the footsteps of his […]

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Hurling: Lixnaw To Get Over Ballyheigue Challenge In Championship Opener

Hurling: Lixnaw To Get Over Ballyheigue Challenge In Championship Opener

July 14, 2015 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, previews the opening match in the Garveys Supervalu Senior Hurling Championship, which gets underway this weekend… Friday Lixnaw v Ballyheigue, Tom Healy Park, Abbeydorney, 7pm Abbeydorney is one of the five North Kerry venues to be selected to host the hurling championship games during the […]

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Eamonn Fitzmaurice, prepares for his third year in charge with Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Clean Bill Of Health In Kerry Panel Ahead Of Cork Replay

July 13, 2015 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

  EAMONN Fitzmaurice has reported a clean bill health for the Kerry panel for the Munster Final replay against Cork this Saturday evening. “We are good on the injury front,” said Fitzmaurice in a report on sports website The42.ie. “We have a few knocks, but we would be hopeful again that everyone would be […]

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Kerry line up for the national anthem. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: So Will It Be Kildare, Westmeath Or Fermanagh After Kerry’s Clash With Cork?

July 13, 2015 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY will either face the winners of Fermanagh or Westmeath in the All-Ireland quarter-final, if they win the replayed Munster Final on Saturday. Lose and it’s a meeting with Kildare a week later on July 25. Confirmation of venues and times for these fixtures will be confirmed by the CCCC later this […]

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Kerins O'Rahilly's players at the club's Cul Camp in Strand Road. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: A Week Of Fun And Football For Young Blues

July 11, 2015 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS week, Kerins O’Rahillys stars in the making  took part in the club’s GAA Cúl Camp. In total, 41 boys and girls took part in the camp which ran from Monday to Friday. “We’re up on numbers on last year which is great.” said camp co-ordinator, Giles O’Grady. Three coaches have been teaching […]

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Lixnaw To Begin Title Defence Next Weekend In A Feast Of Championship Hurling

Lixnaw To Begin Title Defence Next Weekend In A Feast Of Championship Hurling

July 10, 2015 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  WHILE most of the attention will be focussed on the footballers of Kerry on Saturday week, for much of north Kerry it’ll be hurling that takes centre stage. The dates and times for the opening round of the Garveys Supervalu Senior Hurling Championship were finalised yesterday and sees champions Lixnaw kicking […]

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Austin Stacks players at the club's Cul Camp in Connolly Park. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Little Rockies Hone Their Skills At GAA Cúl Camp

July 10, 2015 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THIS week the GAA’s Cúl Camp came to Connolly Park this week bringing with it a Kerry star. Overall 110 boys and girls will be taking part in the camp which ran  all the way through to Friday. “It’s been a very big camp with a massive interest in football,” said camp […]

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Eamonn McGee and Neil Gallagher put Tommy Walsh under pressure. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Bomber Thinks Tommy Walsh Could Solve Kerry’s Midfield Woes Against Cork

July 9, 2015 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

EOIN LISTON reckons Tommy Walsh could be the man to tip the balance in Kerry’s favour around midfield for the Munster Final replay against Cork on Saturday week. In the drawn match, Cork’s Alan O’Connor, gave a man-of-the-match display which had him dubbed the Nikolai Valuev of GAA. Continued below… […]

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James O'Donoghue, on the ball in the drawn Munster Final. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Good News! The Munster Final Replay Will Be Televised

July 8, 2015 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

RTE have announced that they will televise live the Munster Final replay between Kerry and Cork on July 18. It was feared because of the 7pm throw-in, it would lead to a clash with Sky Sports airing of a round 3 qualifier match. RTE and Sky had previously made an agreement […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: “Kerry Were Lucky But We’ll Take It”

July 7, 2015 at 3:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Former Kerry player, Barry O’Shea, says the home side were lucky on a Sunday to remember in Killarney…  KERRY were lucky, it was a bad call by the referee, but we’ll take it. The penalty has been highlighted, but if you look back over the game, Padraig Hughes gave Cork some very […]

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The view from the main stand in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

There Has Been A Reduction In The Ticket Price For Munster Final Replay

July 7, 2015 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE Munster Council have announced that there will be a reduction in ticket prices for the Kerry v Cork Munster Final replay in Killarney on July 18 at 7pm. Both terrace and stand tickets have been reduced by €5, meaning a terrace ticket is now €20 and a stand €30. […]

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The Kerry team huddle before throw-in of the drawn match against Cork in Killarney on Sunday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Will The Munster Final Replay Be Televised?

July 7, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

DUE to a clash of matches, there is a chance Saturday week’s Munster Final replay between Kerry and Cork in Killarney may not be televised. The Munster Council have announced a throw-in of 7pm, which is the same time Sky Sports are scheduled to show one of the Round 3B […]

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David Moran in action in last year's drawn Munster Final against Cork. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: 11 Talking Points From The Classic In Killarney Yesterday

July 6, 2015 at 4:26 pm 1 comment

Gavin O’Connor looks at the big talking points from the Munster Final between Kerry and Cork yesterday… 1. Fitz got it wrong When the team was announced on Thursday night, there was a few selections that raised eyebrows. Not starting Kerry’s two best midfielders stands out now as the one […]

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Part of the crowd at last years drawn Munster Final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

How Twitter Reacted To Watching #KerryvCork

July 6, 2015 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

EVERY Kerry GAA fan is still buzzing after yesterday’s thrilling Munster Final in Killarney. The whole country was transfixed as Fionn Fitzgerald knocked over the equaliser to set up a replay in less than two weeks time. Here’s how people watching the game reacted on Twitter… Before the game… Our […]

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The Kerry team stand for the national anthe, 15 minutes later than expected. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Midfield Superiority Will Swing It Kerry’s Way On Sunday

July 4, 2015 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks forward to the Munster Final on Sunday between Kerry and Cork… THE last time Cork came to Killarney and beat Kerry in their own backyard, Take That were at number one, Gerry Adams was controversially granted a Visa in the US and Stan Collymore broke the then […]

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Kerry Minors Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Two Tralee Players To Start For Kerry Minors On Sunday

July 3, 2015 at 9:15 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee players have been named in the Kerry starting line-up for the Munster GAA Minor Football Championship Final against Tipperary on Sunday (throw-in 12 noon). Andrew Barry of Na Gaeil comes  in for the injured John Mark Foley at midfield while Jack Morgan of Austin Stacks retains his place […]

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Tomas O'Se. File Photo.

Tomas Ó Sé Tells A Great Yarn About Travelling To Killarney With Páidí

July 3, 2015 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

  LIVES were nearly lost one year on the way to the Munster Final with Páidí Ó Sé behind the wheel according his nephew in his column in the Irish Independent today. One of the highlights of Darragh and Tomás Ó Sé’s recent articles in the national press has been the odd yarn […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: “Media Criticism Of Cork Will Sharpen Kerry”

July 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S well documented that Cork haven’t beaten Kerry in Killarney in 20 years but – barring odd the one or two – all those games have been tight. With the history between the teams, there has been very few hammerings. Most of the games have been tough battles, but more […]

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Fitzgerald Stadium

7 Reasons We Love Kerry v Cork In Killarney

July 3, 2015 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says we all love Munster Final day against the Rebels in Killarney. Here’s why… 1. The Almost Guaranteed Sunshine As sure as the Gooch breaking rebel hearts, the sun will be out on Munster Final day. Anything other than the glorious weather is a strange anomaly, like El […]

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Kerry season ticket holders, David and Seamus Walsh. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Some Season Ticket Holders Not Happy With Their Stand Seats For Sunday

July 3, 2015 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

SOME Kerry season ticket holders have been left dissatisfied with the seats they have been allocated for this Sunday’s Munster SFC Final in Killarney. Many of the fans, who are seen as the most loyal Kerry supporters, have been left with tickets on the fringes of the main stand in Fitzgerald […]

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Declan O'Sullivan

Declan O’Sullivan Has Found A New Role With The Kerry Minors

July 2, 2015 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

DECLAN O’Sullivan will be taking his first steps in inter-county coaching when he teams up with his old mentor and clubmate, Jack O’Connor, with the Kerry minor team. This week, the Kerry minors are preparing to defend their Munster crown when they face Tipperary in the curtain raiser in Fitzgerald […]

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Mitchels Man Captains Kerry To Munster Crown

Mitchels Man Captains Kerry To Munster Crown

July 2, 2015 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a proud night for John Mitchels as one of their men, Alan O’Donoghue, lifted the Munster Cup for the Kerry Juniors against Cork in Pairc Ui Rinn. O’Donoghue, played his part as Kerry stormed to a 1-20 to 0-8 victory against the old enemy last night, getting the […]

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Tommy Walsh, looks to make a pass with Cork's Eoin Cadogan in hot pursuit. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Good Value On The Train For Those Heading For Killarney On Sunday

July 1, 2015 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRAVELLING by train could be a pretty cheap option for Tralee folk going to the Munster Final in Killarney between Kerry and Cork this Sunday. Irish Rail, are offering a price of less than €10 return from Tralee when you book online. They have also laid on additional services especially for the […]

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Paul Galvin in action for Kerry.

Galvin Unlikely To Play Any Part In Cork Game

July 1, 2015 at 3:23 pm 1 comment

  EAMONN FITZMAURICE has hinted that Paul Galvin is unlikely to play any part in Kerry’s Munster SFC final against Cork in Killarney this Sunday. Since sensationally coming out of retirement in March, the former player of the year has still yet to make an appearance for Kerry. “He is fit,” […]

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How Twitter Reacted To The Páidí Ó Sé Documentary Last Night

How Twitter Reacted To The Páidí Ó Sé Documentary Last Night

July 1, 2015 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

PÁIDÍ Ó SÉ featured in the last episode of the current series of RTE’s Legacy series about mammoth personalities from Irish life who have passed on. Twitter was alive with chitter-chatter about the former great and the imprint he left on the GAA landscape. Here’s just some of the tweets […]

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Paidi O'Se to feature in RTE 'Legacy'.

Páidí’s ‘Legacy’ To Be Explored In RTE Show Tonight

June 30, 2015 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE story of Páidí Ó Sé takes centre stage on RTE One tonight as the life of the great Ventry man is set to be examined in the last episode of the current series of ‘Legacy’. The one hour programme, starting at 9.35pm, will look at the life of one of Gaelic football’s […]

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