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PREVIEW: Kerry Face A Rebel Side With Eyes On Revenge

PREVIEW: Kerry Face A Rebel Side With Eyes On Revenge

March 7, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor (who correctly predicted a two point win for Kerry last weekend) says Cork will be out for revenge this Sunday in the Allianz National League Round 4 game at Páirc Uí Rinn… THE last time Kerry and Cork met, the Rebels were left licking their wounds as Kerry inflicted […]

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Watch Out For Parking Tickets At Cork/Kerry Game This Weekend

Watch Out For Parking Tickets At Cork/Kerry Game This Weekend

March 6, 2015 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY fans travelling to Cork against the ‘Rebels’ at the weekend have been urged to be careful where they park or they could be lighter in the pocket come Sunday evening. Residents near the Pairc Uí Rinn stadium, where the match is being held, have complained that they feel under siege […]

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VIDEOS: Five Reasons Why We Love Beating Cork

VIDEOS: Five Reasons Why We Love Beating Cork

March 6, 2015 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

AHEAD of Kerry’s game against Cork on Sunday in the national league, Gavin O’Connor look at the reasons why the clash is so special and why we love to beat ‘da rebaals’…  1. Because we’re meant to beat them It goes without saying,  maintaining supremacy over Cork is one of the mission statements […]

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Barry John Keane, celebrates the excellent individual score he got at the start of the second half against Dublin. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Barry John Keane Wins His Place Back For Kerry’s Trip To Cork

March 5, 2015 at 9:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  BARRY JOHN KEANE regains his place in the side for Kerry’s trip down to Páirc Uí Rinn to face Cork in the 4th round of Allianz National Football League fixtures this Sunday. After being dropped, the Strand Road man scored two points off the bench against Dublin last Sunday. He will […]

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Paul Galvin in action for Kerry.

Paul Galvin Has Returned, But Is There Anywhere For Him To Go?

March 4, 2015 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

There’s talk of Paul Galvin being played  in a half-back role rather than his favoured half-forward position, but Gavin O’Connor says both lines are already rich with talent… IT was in the tunnel after losing to Dublin in the league last year in Croke Park when Paul called time on his career […]

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VIDEO: Kerry Men In The Middle East Prepare For GAA World Games

VIDEO: Kerry Men In The Middle East Prepare For GAA World Games

March 4, 2015 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

YOU can take the man out of Kerry but it seems you can never take Kerry out of the man, if the video from the ‘Middle East Kerry Society’ (MEKS) is anything to go by. The team are preparing to compete in the ‘GAA World Games Tournament’ which will be taking […]

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Paul Galvin

Breaking News: Paul Galvin Has Come Out Of Retirement

March 3, 2015 at 7:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A STATEMENT released on the Kerry GAA website has announced that Paul Galvin has come out of retirement and returned to training with the Kerry senior football panel. Eamonn Fitzmaurice, confirmed the shock return of Paul Galvin in a short and sweet statement on the Kerry GAA website. “Paul Galvin […]

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Kiaran Donaghy, gets aquanted

PHOTOS: Five Things We Learned From Kerry v Dublin

March 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the talking points from yesterday’s Kerry v Dublin clash… 1. When the going got tough, Kerry got going In the first six minutes of the second half, with hail and snow belting their bodies, Kerry kicked four points without reply. The fourth from David Moran, being […]

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With hail stones teaming down, David Moran, grabs the game by the scruff of the neck and pings the ball over the bar for Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Another Two League Points As Kingdom Beat Dublin

March 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  Kerry 0-15 Dublin 1-10 Kerry picked up another two Allianz National League points today in Killarney, as they beat great rivals Dublin, thanks to a superior second-half performance at Fitzgerald Stadium. The conditions were terrible at times and it was also an ill-tempered affair on occasions, with five yellows, four black […]

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Kerry huddle before National Football League opening game against Mayo in Kilaraney. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry Have Enough To Beat Dublin On Sunday

February 28, 2015 at 8:05 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says Kerry have enough to get over their great rivals on Sunday… Kerry v Dublin, Allianz National League, Fitzgerald Stadium, Sunday, 2pm throw in.  A HELL of a lot can change in a year. At this point 12 months ago there was a “crisis” in Kerry football and […]

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Kieran Donaghy To Start First Game As Kerry Captain Against Dubs

Kieran Donaghy To Start First Game As Kerry Captain Against Dubs

February 26, 2015 at 8:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Senior Football Team to play Dublin in Round 3 of the Allianz Football League in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on Sunday shows two changes in personnel from the side that started in the defeat of Derry in Round 2. Kieran Donaghy, will start his first game for Kerry as […]

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VIDEO: Five Reasons Why We Love To Beat The Dubs

VIDEO: Five Reasons Why We Love To Beat The Dubs

February 26, 2015 at 2:36 pm 1 comment

It’s, arguably, the greatest rivalry in the GAA and with another meeting with the Dubs coming up on  Sunday, Gavin O’Connor reflects on why it’s such a special fixture we love to win… 1. Tradition 2015 marks the 60th anniversary since Kerry beat Dublin in the 1955 decider. It is […]

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Phone Watch’s MD Eoin Dunne (centre) join Paidi O’Se’s children L-R Marc O’ Se,Neasa O Se,Siun O’Se and Paidi Og O Se at the launch of the 26th PhoneWatch Comortas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2015.

Parts Of Páidí Ó Sé Football Tournament To Be Played In Tralee This Weekend

February 18, 2015 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

  FOUR GAA venues in Tralee will play host to games during the ‘PhoneWatch Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2015’ from February 20-22. John Mitchel’s facilities in Ballyseedy welcome the ladies senior competition while Caherslee and Mercy Mounthawk will jointly host the Intermediate Ladies Competition. A number of games in the […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: How Austin Stacks v Slaughtneil Played Out On Twitter

PHOTOS/VIDEO: How Austin Stacks v Slaughtneil Played Out On Twitter

February 16, 2015 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t to be for Austin Stacks, but people from all over Ireland tuned into watch the All-Ireland semi-final against Slaughtneil. Many of them took to twitter to show their appreciation for a brilliant game filled with drama, and played in a fantastic atmosphere. ‘The Poznan’ or on this occasion ‘The […]

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PHOTOS: Five Talking Points From The Big Game

PHOTOS: Five Talking Points From The Big Game

February 16, 2015 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the main talking points in yesterday’s Austin Stacks v Slaughtneil AIB All-Ireland Club Semi-final in Portlaoise…  1. The Referee It’s such a pity that, in what was such an enthralling game, the main topic of conversion at the end is the referee which the Austin Stacks team and fans […]

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The Rock Will Rise Again To Book Date With Destiny

The Rock Will Rise Again To Book Date With Destiny

February 14, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says it’ll be hard and it won’t be pretty, but Austin Stacks will overcome Slaughtneil on Sunday in the All-Ireland Club Semi-Final in Portlaoise… ROCK STREET is a long way away from the foot of the Carntogher mountain. Between Austin Stacks and Slaughtneil it’s as much north v […]

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Austin Stacks supporters gearing up for Sunday in the Connolly Park clubhouse. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO: Forget Paris! It’s Portlaoise For A Weekend Of Love Rockie-Style

February 13, 2015 at 4:16 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOVE affair of a different kind will be in bloom for the most romantic weekend of the year when fanatical Austin Stacks support hit the road in search of a St Patrick’s day date in Croke Park. At least eight buses will depart on Sunday morning for Portlaoise, for […]

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David Moran strides forward during the Allianz League game between Kerry and Mayo at Killarney on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Match Preview: Blues To Lead Kerry In Derry For Crucial League Match

February 7, 2015 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

  Gavin O’Connor says Kerry will be sharper this time out and should get the two points… Derry v Kerry, Allianz National League, Celtic Park, Derry, Sunday 2pm IT may just be the second game into the league, but already you can feel a little bit of pressure for Kerry […]

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VIDEO: Bryan Sheehan Recreates Famous Kick In New AIB Video

VIDEO: Bryan Sheehan Recreates Famous Kick In New AIB Video

February 6, 2015 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERRY footballer, Bryan Sheehan, has recreated the famous free kick he took for South Kerry in the 2010 county semi-final which sailed over the bar from 67 yards. The new AIB video shows Sheehan scoring from the mammoth distance and poses the question is it “The longest ever in […]

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Tommy Walsh during the Allianz League game between Kerry and Mayo at Killarney on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tommy Walsh Starts In Midfield For Kerry This Sunday

February 5, 2015 at 9:55 pm Comments are Disabled

  TOMMY WALSH has been selected in midfield for Kerry’s Allianz National League match against Derry this Sunday. This will be Walsh’s first start for Kerry since the All-Ireland final in 2009. Kieran O’Leary has been dropped from the starting 15, while Bryan Sheehan makes the switch into centre forward to make […]

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Jack Savage, eyes up the goal against Kerry in the McGrath Cup. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Jack Savage Gets All IT Tralee Scores In Sigerson Cup Match But They Crash Out

February 4, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

  JACK SAVAGE continued an impressive start to 2015 when he scored all of IT Tralee’s points in a 0-7 0-10 defeat to Carlow IT in the Sigerson Cup yesterday. The Kerins O’Rahilly’s man fired over three points from play and four frees in a match IT Tralee will be […]

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Denis 'Ogie' Moran

‘Ogie’ Moran To Feature In TG4 GAA Documentary Series Laochra Gael

February 3, 2015 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

EIGHT-time All-Ireland senior medal winner, Denis ‘Ogie’ Moran will be the next Kerry legend to feature in the long running TG4 GAA documentary series, Laochra Gael. Ogie’s episode will be aired on March 31 with a repeat viewing on April 5. The new series begins tonight at 8pm with Mayo’s Liam McHale […]

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David Moran looks for a team-mate as Stephen Coen of Mayo looks on during the Allianz League game between Kerry and Mayo at Killarney on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Four Talking Points From Kerry v Mayo

February 2, 2015 at 4:28 pm 1 comment

GAVIN O’Connor takes a look at a few of the main talking points among Kerry supporters after defeat to Mayo in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday, along with photos from yesterday’s game by Dermot Crean… 1. ‘Wintering Well’ Again Kerry had all the signs of it yesterday as they dusted off the cobwebs […]

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Five Things Kerry Have To Focus On For The League

Five Things Kerry Have To Focus On For The League

January 30, 2015 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

On the eve of the opening weekend of the Allianz National Football League, Gavin O’Connor looks at five key areas Kerry need to concentrate on before the summer… 1. Getting Off To A Good Start In Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s previous two seasons presiding over Kerry in the league, he has failed to […]

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In 2014, David Moran announced himself on the big stage. Photo by Dermot Crean.

David Moran Captains Kerry With Tommy Walsh On The Bench

January 29, 2015 at 10:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  DAVID Moran is to captain his county on Sunday against Mayo in the Allianz National Football League opening match. With new captain Kieran Donaghy unavailable due to Austin Stacks’ involvement in the club championship, it’ll be a proud moment for the Kerins O’Rahilly’s man. The team contains just six of […]

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Donaghy Would Love To Play On Sunday, But Stacks Need Him Now

Donaghy Would Love To Play On Sunday, But Stacks Need Him Now

January 29, 2015 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

IT’s hard to imagine how the next year can go better for Kieran Donaghy than 2014 did. He starts the year, with a 4th All-Ireland medal, county and Munster medals for Stacks and the Kerry captaincy that comes with those successes. It’s a cruel irony that the performances that won […]

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

Eamonn Fitzmaurice: “Tommy Walsh Will Give Us Something Different”

January 28, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THERE are a few welcome headaches for Kerry manager, Eamonn Fitzmaurice as he prepares for the 2015 season. The Finuge man now has a wealth of depth in the squad to play with and one of the big questions from supporters on the eve of the National League opener against Mayo on […]

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O’Rahilly’s To Face Legion While Stacks Get A Bye In Club Champioship

O’Rahilly’s To Face Legion While Stacks Get A Bye In Club Champioship

January 27, 2015 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

    KERINS O’Rahilly’s will face Legion in the first round of the senior club championship which commences April 19. Austin Stacks got a bye in the first round, while in the intermediate grade, John Mitchels  got a home draw against Finuge. In the junior championship, Churchill will host Na […]

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Blue Is The Colour – Kerry GAA Unveils New ‘Away’ Shirt

Blue Is The Colour – Kerry GAA Unveils New ‘Away’ Shirt

January 27, 2015 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

  THE new Kerry blue jersey was unveiled over the weekend and come Sunday, Mayo will be the first team to go up against the Kingdom in the Munster colours. “The response to the shirt has been very good. People have been waiting for the blue jersey since before Christmas,” […]

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“It’s Instilled In Us To Never Give Up” Says Ardfert’s John Dowling

“It’s Instilled In Us To Never Give Up” Says Ardfert’s John Dowling

January 27, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

ON SUNDAY, Ardfert beat the Ulster champions to make it to Croke Park to contest an All-Ireland final for the third time since 2006. It’s been an incredible journey built on grit, determination and the steel this North Kerry dual club has become synonymous with. Fresh from the aftermath of their one […]

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