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Denis Mcellgott in action for Austin Stacks in the 2014 Munster semi-final. Photo byb Dermot Crean

Five Town Players Selected For IT Tralee Team To Face Kerry In McGrath Cup

January 9, 2015 at 4:23 pm 1 comment

  IT TRALEE manager, Noel Kennelly, has announced his starting team that will face Kerry in the McGrath Cup this Sunday and it features five players from Tralee clubs. Three Austin Stacks players are in the side, Denis McElligott, Ciaran O’Connell and Alan Duggan. John Mitchels are represented George Bastible […]

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Stephen Stack. Photo by Dermot Crean

“We Haven’t Taken Our Foot Off The Pedal” Says Stacks Boss

January 9, 2015 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor caught up with Austin Stacks boss, Stephen Stack, to find out how preparations are going for the All-Ireland semi-final next month… THE countdown is well and truly on for Austin Stacks date in the All-Ireland semi-final against Ulster champions, Slaughtneil, which is now just five weeks away. A great challenge […]

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Jack Savage, will play an extremely important part in this year's league. Photo by Dermot Crean

Five Tralee Players In Action For Kerry Under 21s

January 5, 2015 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

  FIVE players from town were in action for the Kerry U21s at the weekend when they drew 0-13 to 1-10 with Roscommon in round one of the Hastings Cup. There was a Tralee man selected in all but one of the outfield lines. Cormac Coffey (Kerins O’Rahilly’s) lined out at […]

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David Moran and Colm Cooper cerebrate in thof the aftermath of last year's All-Ireland final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Five Things To Look Forward To In Kerry GAA For 2015

January 2, 2015 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Last year was a great one for Austin Stacks and Kerry football, but what can we look forward to this year? Gavin O’Connor takes a look at 2015 and five factors which could make it a vintage year… 1. The return of ‘Gooch’ and Tommy Walsh Marc O’Se recently said that […]

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Legends...Ogie Moran and Kieran Donaghy celebrate after Kerry beat Mayo in Limerick on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Telling The Big GAA Stories Of The Year Through Pictures

December 28, 2014 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been taking photos at the big GAA games since TraleeToday.ie went live in April. Here we look back at some of the images we took, which tell the big stories of the year… Continued below… • It’s amazing to think now that back in May, while Austin Stacks were taking […]

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Barry O’Shea: My ‘Tralee Team Of The Year’

Barry O’Shea: My ‘Tralee Team Of The Year’

December 12, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Our GAA columnist, Barry O’Shea, makes some tough calls in picking his Tralee ‘Team Of The Year’… THE thing about these end of year teams is they’re just a bit of fun. When selecting the team I had to make a lot of tough calls. Going on what I’ve seen in […]

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Will They, Won’t They?: Why Austin Stacks Can Win The All-Ireland…But Then Again Maybe Not

Will They, Won’t They?: Why Austin Stacks Can Win The All-Ireland…But Then Again Maybe Not

December 6, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER securing Munster, Stephen Stack and his men set their sights on their next conquest, a tilt at the greatest prize in club football. The question on everyone’s lips over Christmas will be, can they go all the way? Gavin O’Connor weighs up the pros and cons of this Rock side […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Celebrate Successful Year At Awards Night

PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Celebrate Successful Year At Awards Night

December 2, 2014 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

LAST Saturday evening the Kerry hurlers were honoured at an awards night for the 2014 season at the Fels Point Hotel. It was a year of progress for the proponents of the small ball in our county. The senior team won Division 2A of the National league with an 100% record, […]

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PHOTO: A First Look At The New Kerry Jersey For 2015

PHOTO: A First Look At The New Kerry Jersey For 2015

December 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Kerry jersey for 2015 was unveiled in the Kerry GAA Store in Killarney on Sunday and will hit the stores over the Christmas period. The jersey will be on sale in the Kerry GAA store on Friday and so far the feedback for the simpler designed shirt has […]

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Shane O'Callaghan shoots against Ballincollig in the Munster Club Championship last year. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Munster Club Final: Current Austin Stacks Team To Move Up Alongside Greats

November 29, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor says Austin Stacks will capture their first Munster Club Championship title in 38 years on Sunday… AUSTIN STACKS can almost feel their hands on that Munster Cup. Sixty more minutes of football to capture a trophy they have only won once before. The side of ’76 was littered with bona […]

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Austin Stacks, team manager, Stephen Stack Photo by Dermot Crean.

Munster Club Final: “We’re Just Enjoying The Journey” Says Stephen Stack

November 28, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor talks to Austin Stacks boss, Stephen Stack, about the upcoming Munster Club Final on Sunday… AT a time of the year when the lights are turned on inside before 5pm and almost every tree on your street has been stripped of its leaves, Austin Stacks are still preparing for football […]

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Tempers come to the boil between The Nire and Ballylanders in this year's Munster Club Championship quarter-final.

Munster Club Final: Focus On The Austin Stacks’ Opposition

November 27, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

  WITH only days to go before Austin Stacks look to end a 38 year gap without a Munster championship, many will be looking at their opponents, Waterford champions, The Nire. Hailing from a county which has never produced a Munster club winning side and is looked upon as minnows […]

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The roar of the Rockies goes up as another point goes over. Photo by Dermot Crean

Change Of Venue For Austin Stacks Munster Final

November 25, 2014 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Munster Club final between Austin Stacks and The Nire has been switched to Pairc Ui Chaoimh, it has been announced on the Munster GAA Website. The game was originally scheduled to take place at Pairc Ui Rinn. This should not upset travel arrangements all too much as the grounds are […]

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VIDEO: CBS The Green Team Reaches O’Sullivan Cup Final

VIDEO: CBS The Green Team Reaches O’Sullivan Cup Final

November 24, 2014 at 12:47 pm 1 comment

CBS ‘The Green’ 2-11 Pobal Scoil Corca Dhuibhne 1-13 CBS The Green qualified for their first O’Sullivan Cup final  in five years following a pulsating semi-final victory over reigning All-Ireland champions, Pobal Scoil Corca Dhuibhne, played in John Mitchels grounds last Wednesday. The game went all the way to extra […]

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At launch of the Na Gaeil GAA Race Night were, from left: Tim Lynch (Chairman), John Kelliher, Barry Sugrue, Graham and Edward Sheehy. In Front: Aoife Cooper. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Saddle Up For Na Gaeil’s Race Night

November 20, 2014 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE GAA will be more like the GEE-GEES (sorry), when Na Gaeil host a race night this Saturday at Na Gaeil clubhouse, under starting orders at 8:30pm. All money raised from the night will be pumped right back into the club to maintain the high standard its members have come […]

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Paul Galvin To Return For Another Book Signing

November 19, 2014 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

PAUL GALVIN will be back in town next month to sign copies of his new book. Only less than two weeks ago, Galvin, held a book signing in Easons, which brought a massive crowd of all ages (click here for previous story). So the former Kerry star’s signature is likely to be […]

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The Five Big Talking Points From Austin Stacks v Ballincollig

The Five Big Talking Points From Austin Stacks v Ballincollig

November 18, 2014 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor analyses the Austin Stacks game on Sunday and picks out the main talking points… 1. The slow start The Rock had to endure a very nervy opening first 20 minutes. Ballincollig, outscored Stacks by a score 1-4 to 0-1 and on balance, you had to say the Kerry […]

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How The Big Match Yesterday Played Out On Twitter

How The Big Match Yesterday Played Out On Twitter

November 17, 2014 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks booked their place in this year’s Munster Club Final yesterday, but not after an incredibly tough contest against the Cork champions, Ballincollig. Here is a selection of how it all went down on the ‘Twittersphere’… The Irish Examiner’s Tony Leen was setting the record straight in the buildup […]

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Denis Mcellgott in action for Austin Stacks in the 2014 Munster semi-final. Photo byb Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Blood And Guts Rockies Battle Their Way To Munster Final

November 17, 2014 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor (who correctly predicted a three point win for Stacks in our preview on Saturday) reports on an epic Munster semi-final clash yesterday in Austin Stack Park. Photos from the match at the end of report… Austin Stacks 0-15 Ballincollig 1-9 AUSTIN STACKS have booked their place in the […]

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Big Match: Stacks To Prevail In A Tough Battle With Cork Champions

Big Match: Stacks To Prevail In A Tough Battle With Cork Champions

November 15, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor previews the Austin Stacks v Ballincollig Munster Club Championship semi-final at Austin Stack Park on Sunday (2pm) THIS is a weird one for Stephen Stack and his band of champions to prepare for. The celebrations and good vibes that spread across the town when Stacks won the county final would […]

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Young Rockies Get Their Medals From Senior Heroes

Young Rockies Get Their Medals From Senior Heroes

November 10, 2014 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks Under 12 boys were presented with their medals in Connolly Park on Saturday. The event was co-ordinated by John Purcell, team manager, who thanked all involved with the under 12 panel – players, parents, trainers and mentors, and had encouraging words for all the players looking forward […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Battle Hard But Come Up Short

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Battle Hard But Come Up Short

November 10, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on the AIB Munster Club Intermediate Championship Semi-Final in Austin Stack Park yesterday… Lixnaw 2-10 Bruff 2-13 Lixnaw had to line out without the mercurial young forward, John Buckley, who injured his hand in a game with Causeway Comprehensive School, added to that, the loss of […]

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Auistin Stacks player and former pupil of Listellick National School with the Bishop Moynihan Cup. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: “This Is All About The Town” – County Champs Visit Schools

November 6, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

IT’s been a crazy last few days for the newly crowned county champions, Austin Stacks. On Wednesday, members of the team visited schools in town with the Bishop Moynihan Cup. The first port of call, was CBS Clounalour, where a number of players were past pupils. Next up was Holy […]

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VIDEO: Watch The Goals From Sunday’s County Final

VIDEO: Watch The Goals From Sunday’s County Final

November 4, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

WANT to relive the best moments from Sunday’s County Final between Austin Stacks and Mid Kerry? KerryGAA TV have uploaded the highlights to YouTube. Watch goals from Kieran Donaghy, Pa McCarthy, Gavin O’Grady and the final point of the game from Darragh Long here.

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VIDEO: Stephen Stack – ‘The Outsider’ Who Is Now A Rock Hero

VIDEO: Stephen Stack – ‘The Outsider’ Who Is Now A Rock Hero

November 3, 2014 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

STEPHEN Stack, may describe himself as an outsider, but as the man that has steered Austin Stacks to their first senior county title in 20 years, he will forever have a special place on “the street of champions”. In two short years since the Listowel man took the reins at […]

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Shane Carroll and Stephen Stack, celebrate, Kieran Donaghy's, goal with fans last Sunday. Photo by Oscar Brophy.

Austin Stack Park To Be Venue For Rockie’s Munster Semi-Final Clash

November 3, 2014 at 4:15 pm 1 comment

AUSTIN Stack Park, is the venue for the AIB Club Championship Munster Semi-Final between Austin Stacks and Cork Champions, Ballincollig. The game will take place on Sunday, November 16. Throw-in as yet to be decided. After scooping the top prize in the county against Mid Kerry in Killarney, The Rock […]

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Five Reasons Why Austin Stacks Won The Title

Five Reasons Why Austin Stacks Won The Title

November 3, 2014 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor dissects yesterday’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC final and looks at the reasons the Rockies prevailed… Hunger I had mentioned in the run up to the first game that Mid Kerry wouldn’t come near Stacks when it came to hunger. This was most evident again in the second encounter. Perhaps the […]

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Match Report: Champions! Austin Stacks End 20 Years Of Hurt

Match Report: Champions! Austin Stacks End 20 Years Of Hurt

November 2, 2014 at 7:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor on a momentous day for Austin Stacks… Austin Stacks 2-13 Mid Kerry 1-7 AUSTIN Stacks ended a 20 year barren spell without a senior county championship title in emphatic style against Mid Kerry in Killarney on  Sunday.. With the light dimming, captain Barry Shanahan lifted the Bishop Moynihan […]

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Donaghy Calls For Another ‘Star’ Performance From Rockie Fans

Donaghy Calls For Another ‘Star’ Performance From Rockie Fans

November 1, 2014 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks talisman, Kieran Donaghy, is calling for more of the same from Rockie fans this Sunday as they attempt to win their first county title in 20 years. The Kerry star spoke to TraleeToday.ie at the ‘Be A Star Dominos Basketball Camp’ on Thursday (click here for more […]

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Kieran Donaghy, bares down on goal against Mid Kerry.

Three Big Questions For The County Final Replay

October 31, 2014 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at Sunday’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC replay and asks three vital questions… Can Donaghy be used more effectively? During last Sunday’s thrilling match, Kieran Donaghy didn’t spend the entirety hovering around the square where he had been so effective during the semi-final against Dingle and indeed for Kerry […]

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