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John ‘Tweek’ Griffin: “People Are Taking Notice Of Kerry Hurling”

John ‘Tweek’ Griffin: “People Are Taking Notice Of Kerry Hurling”

June 8, 2015 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor speaks to Kerry hurling captain, John ‘Tweek’ Griffin, about Saturday’s victory in the Christy Ring Cup and where Kerry hurling goes from here… IT was a special weekend for Kerry captain, John ‘Tweek’ Griffin, who along with walking up the steps of the Hogan Stand to collect the Christy […]

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How Twitter Reacted To Kerry’s Christy Ring Cup Victory

How Twitter Reacted To Kerry’s Christy Ring Cup Victory

June 8, 2015 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a momentous day in Croke Park on Saturday for Kerry hurling, with the Kingdom beating Derry by 1-20 to 0-12 to collect their second ever Christy Ring Cup. From Lixnaw to the Liffey, here was the reaction on Twitter. It’s official, John ‘Tweak’ Griffin lifts the cup high at […]

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VIDEO: The Most Satisfying Kerry All-Ireland Final Wins Since 1975

VIDEO: The Most Satisfying Kerry All-Ireland Final Wins Since 1975

June 8, 2015 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

WE’RE almost there folks. For many of us, the summer really starts this Sunday when Kerry begin their defence of the All-Ireland against Tipperary. The game in Thurles will be almost 40 years to the day since Kerry beat the Premier county to set in motion the greatest period in […]

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Kerry team in a huddle after the Christy Ring Cup match in Austin Stack Park against Meath. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PREVIEW: Kerry To Come Of Age In Christy Ring Cup Final

June 5, 2015 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the upcoming Kerry v Derry 2015 Christy Ring Cup Final, Croke Park, Saturday, 5:30pm… KERRY hurling is at a crossroads. A win over Derry in the Christy Ring Cup Final will mean a return to championship hurling and further progress. A defeat would shatter the belief that […]

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Tipp Win Sets Up 40th Anniversary Rematch Of Beginning Of Kerry’s Golden Years

Tipp Win Sets Up 40th Anniversary Rematch Of Beginning Of Kerry’s Golden Years

June 1, 2015 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER Tipperary’s win over Waterford in the Munster Championship over the weekend, Kerry now know their opposition for the semi-final clash on June 14. Coincidentally, that meeting this month will be almost 40 years to the day since they faced the same opposition in a game which started the ‘Golden Years’ […]

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The Kerry squad before the defeat of Kildare in the Christy Ring Cup semi-final.

Kerry Annihilate Kildare To Reach Christy Ring Final

May 31, 2015 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, was in Newbridge yesterday for Kerry’s comprehensive victory over Kildare in the Christy Ring Cup semi-final… Kerry 6-27 Kildare 0-9 Kerry strolled to the most convincing of wins ever I would guess in the history of Kerry hurling. I predicted a close game that would end […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry GAA Legends Enjoying Fundraising Drive Stateside

PHOTOS: Kerry GAA Legends Enjoying Fundraising Drive Stateside

May 28, 2015 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of Kerry legends have been enjoying themselves in the States over the past few days and of course, they’ve got Sam with them as well. The ex-Kerry GAA stars and officials are over for the week as part of a major fundraising initiative in the US, which will culminate with […]

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Gotcha!...Mikey Boyle reached highest to catch the sliotar during the Kerry v Meath Christy Ring Cup match in Austin Stack Park on Saturday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PREVIEW: Kerry Hurlers Need To Up Their Game Away To Kildare

May 27, 2015 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on the Christy Ring Cup semi-final this Saturday as Kerry travel to Kildare…  THE stated aim of the Kerry Hurling management team for the 2015 was to win The Christy Ring Cup and not be relegated in the Allianz Hurling League. Not alone were they not […]

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James O’Donoghue Quells Fresh Injury Fears And Is “Ready To Rock”

May 26, 2015 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  JAMES O’DONOGHUE has played down any notion he could miss the start of Kerry’s All-Ireland title campaign after a calf injury sidelined him at weekend. The 2014 Player of the Year, was meant to run out for Legion in their county championship opening round match against Mid Kerry, but […]

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St Pats Blennerville GAA Club News

St Pats Blennerville GAA Club News

May 25, 2015 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Lotto: There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 06, 11, 16 & 25. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Ellla Egan c/o O Sullivan’s Derrymore, Cathy Hogan c/o O’Shea’s, Mary Collins Clahane, Anna Poff c/o Poff Motors and R […]

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James O’Donoghue And David Moran Pick Up Injuries

James O’Donoghue And David Moran Pick Up Injuries

May 25, 2015 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

JAMES O’DONOGHUE has picked up an injury that put him out of Legion’s county championship opener, while David Moran will have his shoulder looked at today after taking a knock at the weekend. O’Donoghue was meant to start Legion’s championship opener against Mid Kerry, but had to be sidelined with […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Rathmore’s Late Show Sends O’Rahilly’s Into ‘Losers Round’

May 24, 2015 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports on the Garvey’s Super Valu Senior Football Championship Round One match at Austin Stack Park last night (action photos below)… Rathmore 2-8 Kerins O’Rahilly’s 2-5 A LATE Rathmore goal put Kerins O’Rahilly’s into the ‘losers round’ of the senior county championship last night. Minutes after David Moran […]

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David Mannix kicked eight points against St Michael's/Foilmore in the opening round of th county championship back in May. Photo by Drmot Crean.

REPORT/PHOTOS: Mannix On Song As The Rock Rolls On

May 24, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports on Saturday’s Super Valu Senior Football County Championship Round One match at Austin Stack Park (see photos below)… Austin Stacks 1-13 St Michael/Foilmore 2-6 AUSTIN STACKS got their defence of the Bishop Moynihan Cup off to a successful start when they defeated St Michael’s Foilmore by four […]

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Tommy Walsh bursts at the Legion defence. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PREVIEW: O’Rahilly’s To Get Over First Round Championship Challenge

May 22, 2015 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor on Kerins O’Rahilly’s v Rathmore in the Super Valu Senior Football Championship Round 1 game at Austin Stack Park on Saturday… KERINS O’RAHILLY’s begin their quest for county championship number seven this Saturday, when they face off against Rathmore in Austin Stack Park (throw-in 7pm). The new year […]

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Austin Stacks, Kieran Donaghy on the ball while Dingle's Mark O'Connor keeps clse watch. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Austin Stacks To Make Light Work Of South Kerry Men

May 22, 2015 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor on the Austin Stacks v St Michaels/Foilmore, Super Valu Senior Football Championship opener this Saturday at Austin Stack Park…  DESPITE an eight-point chastening defeat at the hands of Dingle last week – and some notable absentees – Austin Stacks will be hot favourites against a struggling St Michaels/Foilmore. The […]

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Barry O'Shea

O’Rahilly’s Boss Blasts ‘Disgraceful’ New System Ahead Of Rathmore C’ship Opener

May 21, 2015 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

KERINS O’RAHILLY’S manager, Barry O’Shea, is highly critical of the decision to relegate three teams from this year’s senior county championship. Speaking to TraleeToday.ie prior to the Strand Road club’s opening round of the championship against Rathmore on Saturday, he said the new system will “demoralise the clubs which are the lifeblood of […]

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Dingle's, Barry O'Sullivan, celebrates Dingle's third goal against Austin Stacks on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Austin Stacks Exit Club Championship At The Hands Of Dingle

May 18, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

Castleisland Mart Senior Club Championship Semi Final Dingle 3-10 Austin Stacks 0-11 AUSTIN STACKS crashed out of the club championship for the second year in a row at the hands of Dingle. A goal from Paul Geaney with the last kick of the first half set the men from the […]

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GAA Preview: Rock To Overcome Western Challenge

GAA Preview: Rock To Overcome Western Challenge

May 16, 2015 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks ahead to the Austin Stacks v Dingle Senior Football Club Championship, semi-final in Austin Stack Park this Sunday… THE year 2014 will live long in the memory in Connolly Park. County and Munster titles and a county league which was only added last week, made it truly a vintage […]

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Kerry's Sean O'Shea, attempts a shot on goal. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kerry Minors Defeat Cork With Last Gasp Winner

May 13, 2015 at 11:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry 0-16 Cork 1-12 THE KERRY minors will get a chance to defend their Munster crown after they beat the old enemy in a tight and intense battle in Austin Stack Park. In the ninth minute of extra time, Spa’s Micheal Foley became the hero when he edged Kerry a […]

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Kieran Donaghy, turns his back on his job to concentrate on football. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Donaghy Leaves Job To Pursue Other Opportunities

May 13, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy has left his job to concentrate on other opportunities. The Kerry captain is set to leave his job in Ulster Bank on Ashe Street at the end of the week. He has agreed a severance package with the company after a long association. In was reported in the Irish […]

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Austin Stacks Honoured With Reception At Kerry County Council

Austin Stacks Honoured With Reception At Kerry County Council

May 12, 2015 at 12:46 pm Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER accolade was awarded to the Rock club on Monday when Austin Stacks were honoured with a Tralee Municipal District reception at Kerry County Council buildings. The Austin Stacks club received the accolade because of the achievements on the sporting field over the past year, where they have scooped county and provincial honours. The […]

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"He's the man" RTE's Marty Morrissey and Austin Stacks chairman, Aidan O'Connor, share a laugh at the launch of RTE's championship coverage in the Austin Stacks clubhouse in Connolly Park. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Marty And GAA Legends Launch RTE’s Championship Coverage In Connolly Park

May 11, 2015 at 2:17 pm Comments are Disabled

FRESH from Austin Stacks victory over Dr Crokes less than 24 hours before, the clubhouse in Connolly Park played host to the launch of RTE’s 2015 All Ireland championship coverage. Sports presenter Marty Morrissey was at the helm, ably supported by legend of Kerry football, Tomás Ó Sé, along with ex Galway […]

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Daniel Bohane, will have a massive on whether Austin Stacks, can win the county final replay. Photo by Oscar Brophy.

Austin Stacks Captain Out For 12 Weeks With Injury

May 11, 2015 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS captain and former Kerry player, Daniel Bohane, will miss at least 12 weeks of football after breaking his collarbone. The injury occurred  in The Rock’s two point victory over Dr Crokes in the 2014 deferred county league final played on Saturday evening in Connolly Park. Continued below… It happened 10 […]

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PHOTOS/REPORT: Rockies Beat Crokes To Win Another 2014 Title

PHOTOS/REPORT: Rockies Beat Crokes To Win Another 2014 Title

May 9, 2015 at 10:39 pm Comments are Disabled

Credit Union Senior County League 2014 Final, Connolly Park Austin Stacks 2-9 Dr Crokes 0-13 AUSTIN STACKS have added a county league title to their 2014 haul by beating Dr Crokes in the deciding match of last year’s campaign. Extra time was needed for the Rock to get one over […]

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Gotcha!...Mikey Boyle reached highest to catch the sliotar during the Kerry v Meath Christy Ring Cup match in Austin Stack Park on Saturday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS/REPORT: Kerry March On In Christy Ring Cup After Victory Over Meath

May 9, 2015 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

  Mike O’Halloran reports from Austin Stack Park as the Kerry hurlers got past a tough Meath challenge… Kerry 1-23 Meath 2-18 In round two of the Christy Ring Cup, Colm Harty had the ball in the Meath net after forty seconds, but that was as good as it got for […]

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Action from Austin Stacks v Waterville in the county league last weekend.

PREVIEW: Stacks To Play Crokes For 2014 County League Title

May 8, 2015 at 5:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  Credit Union Senior Football Division One Final Austin Stacks v Dr Crokes Connolly Park, 7pm DUE to Austin Stacks incredible run through the Munster club championship in 2014, last year’s scheduled league final against Dr Crokes had to be postponed. It was decided at the start of the year […]

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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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