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Kerry captain, John Griffin, is chased by Down men. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Get Past Down Challenge In Christy Ring Cup Clash

May 2, 2015 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

  Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, was in Austin Stack Park this afternoon for Kerry’s Christy Ring Cup clash with Down… Kerry 2-17 Down 2-10 ‘Job done’ the Kerry management will say. The Christy Ring Cup is the terminus for the 2015 journey of this team and they have taken […]

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PREVIEW: Kerry Hurlers Begin Quest For Christy Ring

PREVIEW: Kerry Hurlers Begin Quest For Christy Ring

May 1, 2015 at 9:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, previews tomorrow’s big Christy Ring opening round game for Kerry against Down in Austin Stack Park… The Division 2A champions take on ‘The Ards Men’ on Saturday in Austin Stacks Park Tralee at 1pm. The management of the Kerry hurling team have set the winning of The […]

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Austin Stacks Lose Key Players Off To US For The Summer

Austin Stacks Lose Key Players Off To US For The Summer

April 30, 2015 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  FOUR important cogs in the Austin Stacks machine will be playing their football in America this summer. Wayne Guthrie, Greg Horan departed earlier this week, while Conor Jordan and goalkeeper Darragh O’Brien are leaving soon to spend the duration of the summer months in the States. This means that four […]

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Mick O'Dwyer at the unavailing of the statue of himself in Waterville in 2013.

Mick O’Dwyer Has Returned To Football

April 29, 2015 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT HAS been announced that the 78 year old, Mick O’Dwyer, is coming out of retirement to take on an advisory role with the Louth senior football team. The Independent.ie have reported that Mick O’Dwyer has agreed to assist the Louth management for this year’s championship season. It’s now two […]

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PHOTOS: Stacks And Mitchels March On But Na Gaeil And Ballymac Bow Out

PHOTOS: Stacks And Mitchels March On But Na Gaeil And Ballymac Bow Out

April 28, 2015 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Reports and action photos from the Kerry Club Championship ties involving Tralee area sides at the weekend… Senior Club Championship Quarter Final Ardfert 1-11 Austin Stacks 2-17 Austin Stacks gave the All-Ireland Intermediate Club champions a guard of honour as they came out onto their pitch in Ardfert on a dry […]

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At the launch of  'Rockie Night at the Dogs' were, from left: Yvonne O'Brien, Aidan O'Connor, Kieran Donaghy, Liam Lynch, Dan Foley and Declan Dowling. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rockies To Hold Dog Night In Aid Of ‘Nuns Field’ Development

April 21, 2015 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS GAA faithful will come together for a ‘Rockie Night at the Dogs’ in aid of the ongoing development at their Connolly Park grounds. The whole thing takes place on May 22 at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium and is expected to be a mega night of fun, surprises, local rivalry and […]

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Churchill's new pitch was looking incredible on Sunday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

GAA Round Up: O’Rahilly’s Out While Mitchels, Na Gaeil And Ballymac March On

April 20, 2015 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weekend saw the opening round of the club championship with all Tralee area sides taking part, except for Austin Stacks who received a bye. Scroll to the bottom for photos… Senior Club Championship Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-13 – 1-14 Killarney Legion A very disappointing evening in Strand Road for Kerins O’Rahilly’s […]

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Back and in form, James O'Donoghue had a huge say for Legion winning the game. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: O’Donoghue’s Legion Knocks O’Rahilly’s Out Of Club Championship

April 19, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-13 Killarney Legion 1-14 AN injury time winner by Killarney Legion substitute Chris Davies, sent Kerins O’Rahilly’s out of the club championship in the first round for the second year in a row. A Legion side playing with the breeze in Strand Road for the second half outscored O’Rahilly’s […]

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Kerry's, Dara O’Shea, races passed Conor Downes of Clare. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kerry Minors Ease Past Clare In Facile Win

April 16, 2015 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports from last night’s Munster Minor Championship Quarter Final tie between Kerry and Clare in Austin Stack Park last night…  Kerry 0-14 Clare 0-3 THE Kerry minors negotiated a safe passage through to the Munster semi-final when they easily dispatched of Clare in Austin Stack Park last night. In […]

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Stevie O'Mahony of John Mitchels struggles with a Spa Killarney player. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: County League Round-Up – Stacks Off The Mark And Mitchels Win Again

April 14, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

ROUND three of the county league took place over the weekend, with the big winners being John Mitchels – who continued their unbeaten record – and Austin Stacks. Here’s a round up of results from Tralee area teams with action shots at the end of the reports…  Division 1 Killarney […]

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Dick Fitzgerald (left) was Kerry footballs first superstar, he played with Killarney Crokes during the period of the 1915 county final.

A 100 Year Old Mass Brawl May Have Sparked Tralee’s Rivalry With Killarney

April 11, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

YOU know that undercurrent of rivalry that Killarney and Tralee has for each other? Well, a fight in a county final between a selection of both town’s best footballers back 100 years ago this weekend, could be the source of some of that animosity that bubbles under the surface. On April 12, […]

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Austin Stacks, Shane O'Callaghan and Denis McElligott in action, with Wayne Guthrie in support. Photo by Adrienne McLaughlin.

PHOTOS: Stacks Beat Arch-Rivals To Win Town League

April 7, 2015 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

  Town League Final, Austin Stack Park Austin Stacks 0-12 Kerins O’Rahillys 1-6  AUSTIN STACKS claimed another title as they beat Kerins O’Rahillys in the Town League final in Austin Stack Park on Saturday evening. There were glorious conditions for football as these two sides matched up again. Back in January, The […]

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VIDEO: Gooch Returned Yesterday…This Fantastic Video Shows How Tough It Was For Him

VIDEO: Gooch Returned Yesterday…This Fantastic Video Shows How Tough It Was For Him

April 6, 2015 at 6:59 pm Comments are Disabled

COLM Cooper made a welcome return to the Kerry team yesterday. He delivered an inch perfect pass to Kieran Donaghy to score a point against Tyrone, but his road to recovery since his cruciate ligament injury last February has been a tough one. Watch this great video by AIB GAA […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Retain Division 2A Hurling League Title In Style

PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Retain Division 2A Hurling League Title In Style

April 5, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports on a great victory for Kerry yesterday in the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A Hurling Final… Kerry 5-17 Westmeath 3-17 KERRY hurlers have defended their Division 2A title in style in the Gaelic Grounds Limerick in some style on Saturday. Kerry led by nine points at halftime and were […]

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Bryan Sheehan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Survival/Semi-Final Spot On The Line As Kerry And Tyrone Renew Rivalry

April 4, 2015 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY and Tyrone renew acquaintances once more this Sunday in a game with survival on the line for both sides. Though for various reasons it lacks the spice of years gone by. The permutations this Sunday are that Kerry need a win away to guarantee survival, but can stay up if […]

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PHOTOS: Mitchels Beat St Pat’s In St Brendan’s League Final

PHOTOS: Mitchels Beat St Pat’s In St Brendan’s League Final

April 4, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

 St Brendan’s Board League Final John Mitchels 1-7 St Pat’s 0-7  IT proved to be a happy Easter for the Boherbee side of town on Good Friday, as John Mitchels beat St Pat’s to collect the St Brendan’s Board League trophy at Caherslee. On a day where good football was as […]

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All ready suitably drench, the Kerry team line up before the start of the Allianz National League round 3 match against Dublin in Fitzgerald Stadium. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Galvin And Cooper Will Travel For Tyrone Clash

April 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE’s a welcome return to the Kerry panel for Colm Cooper from injury and Paul Galvin from retirement as they have been picked to travel to face Tyrone in Omagh this Sunday. There are three changes to the side who lost to Monaghan. Brendan Kealy returns in goal in place […]

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First Kerry C’ship Live TV Game Will Be Munster Final…Barring A Shock!

First Kerry C’ship Live TV Game Will Be Munster Final…Barring A Shock!

April 1, 2015 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

  ARMCHAIR followers of Kerry football will have to wait until the Munster Final on July 5 to see the first championship live game on TV this year…once they win their semi-final of course! For the second year running, Sky will not be showing any Munster football championship matches. In fact, the only […]

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PHOTOS: Four Major Trophies On Show At Stacks’ ‘Silverware Sunday’

PHOTOS: Four Major Trophies On Show At Stacks’ ‘Silverware Sunday’

April 1, 2015 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

AN impressive haul of trophies were on show at Austin Stacks juvenile training in Caherslee and at the clubhouse in Connolly Park on Sunday last. All-Ireland inter-county trophies, the Sam Maguire and Tommy Markham Cups were passed around to delighted young footballers along with the Bishop Moynihan Cup and Muster […]

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Kerins O'Rahilly's, Cormac Coffey aims a shot against, St Micheals/Foilmore. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: County League Round-Up – Stacks Falter While O’Rahilly’s Put Up A Big Score

March 31, 2015 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

  IT was a mixed bag for Tralee area sides in the county league, with the big winners being Kerins O’Rahilly’s and John Mitchels who are riding high in their divisions. Below are brief reports and scroll to the bottom to check out photos from yesterday’s action… Division 1 Kerins O’Rahilly’s […]

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Darragh Ó Sé Appointed Selector For Ireland International Rules Side

Darragh Ó Sé Appointed Selector For Ireland International Rules Side

March 31, 2015 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

DARRAGH Ó SÉ has been appointed as one of four selectors for the Ireland International Rules team that will play Australia at home in Croke Park this November. Ó Sé only stepped down from a three year stint with the Kerry U21s two weeks ago. Joe Kernan, former Armagh All-Ireland winning manager, has […]

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Kieran Donaghy contest a ball against Monaghan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Four Talking Points From Kerry v Monaghan

March 30, 2015 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

What were the main talking points after yesterday’s defeat to Monaghan? Plus some more action shots from yesterday’s game in Austin Stack Park… 1. Kerry can still advance…but still go down as well  Making the long trip north to Tyrone next week, Kerry will have a lot to play for. […]

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Stephen O'Brien and Kieran Donaghy, dispossess a Monaghan in the Allianz National League match in Austin Stack Park last year. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kerry Fall To Farney Men But Can Still Qualify For Semis

March 29, 2015 at 6:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry 0-10 Monaghan 1-11 DOWN, but not out just yet. Monaghan deserve credit for coming to Tralee and digging out a result in a windy Austin Stack Park today, inflicting a second home defeat on the Kingdom this spring. The loss leaves Kerry in sixth position, on six points, just ahead […]

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David Moran get's a shot away against Donegal. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry To Put Out The Northern Lights Again

March 28, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says Kerry are likely to face a more negative style of football from Monaghan this Sunday, but that might be no harm in preparation for later this year… KERRY will once again face northern raiders at home in this league campaign, having dispatched of Donegal with some exciting, open football. Surely Monaghan […]

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Castlegregory's, Alan Fitzgerald, came off the bench in the second half and once again impressed scoring a point. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Three Changes In Kerry Team To Face Monaghan

March 26, 2015 at 9:47 pm Comments are Disabled

  CASTLEGREGORY’S Alan Fitzgerald makes his first start for Kerry in place of the injured Bryan Sheehan in the match against Monaghan in Tralee on Sunday. Having recovered from injury, Legion’s Brian Kelly will go in between the sticks with Brendan Kealy making way. Alan Fitzgerald has impressed in the two previous […]

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PHOTOS/REPORT: CBS The Green Makes Russell Cup Final After Big Win Over Rivals

PHOTOS/REPORT: CBS The Green Makes Russell Cup Final After Big Win Over Rivals

March 26, 2015 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  Kerry Schools Football – Under 15A Russell Cup Semi Final Tralee CBS 4-13 St Brendan’s Killarney 0-9 Tralee CBS continued their resurgence as a footballing force with a comprehensive victory over St Brendan’s Killarney in winterish conditions in Farranfore on Wednesday afternoon. The win for Tralee avenged last week’s close […]

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Rockie Stars Help Launch Down Syndrome Kerry Family Fun Weekend

Rockie Stars Help Launch Down Syndrome Kerry Family Fun Weekend

March 26, 2015 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Garden Centre is getting ready for a weekend of fun in April all in aid of the Down Syndrome Ireland Kerry Branch. Munster club champions, Austin Stacks, are laying their weight behind Down Syndrome Ireland and the vital services they provide for the members all without any state funding. […]

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Two Great Kerry Hurlers To Be Remembered In Tournaments This Weekend

Two Great Kerry Hurlers To Be Remembered In Tournaments This Weekend

March 26, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

TWO men who hurled with distinction for their clubs and county will be remembered this weekend in two tournaments. The 2015 Gary Scollard (Under 16) and Todd Nolan tournaments were launched last Friday in the John Mitchels GAA Complex by Robert Frost, Cathaoirleach, Comhairle na Mumhan. They go ahead on […]

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Launching Austin Stacks new employment initiative 'Jobmatch' were, from  left: Catherine Rya, William Kirby, Patrick O'Sullivan (Chairman Kerry County Board), Liam Lynch and Billy Ryle. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Austin Stacks Keeps Players At Home With Employment Initiative

March 25, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

LAST year, Austin Stacks benefited greatly from an initiative to find employment for players who were struggling to get work in town. Now the ‘Jobmatch’ scheme has been officially launched. Austin Stacks manager, Stephen Stack, even has gone as far as saying that keeping six of his players  from going to work […]

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St Pat's, Sean Hayes, is tackled by Na Gaeil's, Darragh Sheehy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: GAA Round Up – Walsh Excels For Blues While Mitchels And St Pat’s Win

March 23, 2015 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT was the opening weekend of the Credit Union Senior Football League which saw Tralee town and area teams in action at home and around the county. Below are brief reports and scroll to the bottom to check out photos from yesterday’s action… Division 1 Finuge 0-8 – 3-17 Kerins O’Rahilly’s  […]

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