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Kerry will be without James O'Donoghue for the entire league campaign because of a shoulder injury. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Final Countdown: Kerry Class And New Found Grit To Grind Out All-Ireland Win

September 21, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

By Gavin O’Connor A KERRY final defeat can live long in the memory, but their path to a final can be often thrown to one side. Whatever happens this Sunday, 2014 will be a year that won’t be easily forgotten. Back in February, Kerry’s odds of winning the All-Ireland went from […]

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Barry O'Shea

Final Countdown: Barry O’Shea – Kerry To Win But Expect A Few Surprises

September 20, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our football columnist, Barry O’Shea, tips Kerry to just shade it on Sunday… THE week before the All-Ireland Final is not the easiest thing in the world to deal with. It was the worst part of the whole thing for me. I was always a bit edgy, I didn’t want […]

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

Final Countdown: Barry And Morgan Ready For All-Ireland Minor Final

September 19, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Sunday Kerry will look to banish 20 years of hurt when the minor team take to the field in Croke Park. Traleetoday.ie spoke to two minor players who are taking it all in their stride ahead of the All-Ireland Minor Final showdown against Donegal. Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan […]

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Final Countdown: Kieran Donaghy – A Star Is Reborn

Final Countdown: Kieran Donaghy – A Star Is Reborn

September 19, 2014 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

Player Profile – By Gavin O’Connor THERE was a sense of deja-vu when Kieran Donaghy caught his first ball of many over Mayo’s Ger Cafferkey in the drawn semi-final. It was almost a decade ago, in a qualifier match in 2006 against Longford in Killarney, when Donaghy announced himself with a […]

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Kerry Senior And Minor Teams Announced For All-Ireland Finals

Kerry Senior And Minor Teams Announced For All-Ireland Finals

September 18, 2014 at 8:37 pm Comments are Disabled

MARC O Sé is back in the starting line-up for Sunday’s All-Ireland final along with Stephen O’Brien. These are the two personnel changes in the Kerry Senior Football Team to play Donegal in the All Ireland Senior Football Championship Final on Sunday, from the side that started the semi final replay […]

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Eoin Liston is critical of Kerry performance against Tipperary. File photo.

Final Countdown: Eoin Liston And Ger Power Talk About The Big Match

September 18, 2014 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

  WITH the Kerry team to play the All-Ireland set to be announced later this evening, Traleetoday.ie caught up with two legends of the game, Eoin ‘Bomber’ Liston and Ger Power, who between them in their careers collected 15 senior Celtic crosses. We spoke to the Kerry greats about  Sunday’s game […]

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Final Countdown: David Moran – The Comeback Kid

Final Countdown: David Moran – The Comeback Kid

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

Player Profile – By Gavin O’Connor HAS there been a player in the Championship this year who has emerged from the shadows to the extent David Moran has? The Strand Road club man has already received recognition of his performances when he was awarded the GAA/GPA Player of the month for […]

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Ballymacelligott Club News 08/09/14

Ballymacelligott Club News 08/09/14

September 8, 2014 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

The Lotto draw was held in O Riadas Bar on Monday, 1st September 2014 and the numbers drawn were 7,12,13,15. There was no winner. Lucky Dips 1. Tom McMahon, Listowel 2. Ann McDonell, Rathanny 3. Lorraine O Connor, Mweenalaa 4. Michael Leen, Kilquane 5. Katie Leen, Kilquane Sellers Prize : […]

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Barry O’Shea: Kerry Showed True Grit In Classic Encounter

Barry O’Shea: Kerry Showed True Grit In Classic Encounter

September 2, 2014 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Our football columnist, Barry O’Shea, says Kerry showed great determination in Saturday’s clash with Mayo and the management deserve credit for their progress this year… THERE were are a number of moments in the match where I thought Kerry are up for this – and it wasn’t when they got scores. People might […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley Into Final But Stalemate In Other Semi

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley Into Final But Stalemate In Other Semi

September 1, 2014 at 7:49 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, looks at the weekend’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC semi-finals… Kilmoyley 0-13 Ballyduff 0-10 Kilmoyley powered their way to their first Kerry Senior Hurling Final since 2009, when the completely overwhelmed a timid Ballyduff challenge in Austin Stack Park on Friday night. Ballyduff went into this game […]

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

Kerry v Mayo: Five Questions To Ponder On For The Big Match

August 30, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the key questions that will be answered on Saturday in Limerick… Who will favour the six day turnaround? Coming out of Croke Park last Sunday, the feeling was that Kerry would! Given that Mayo had just put in a gruelling second half of football,  a man […]

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No Changes To Kerry Team For Mayo Replay

No Changes To Kerry Team For Mayo Replay

August 28, 2014 at 8:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE  are no changes to the Kerry side that will face Mayo this Saturday in the All-Ireland semi-final replay. Stephen O’Brien, who was a doubt because of a calf muscle injury, retains his place. Bryan Sheehan and Declan O’Sullivan remain on the bench. Throw-in for the match is at 5pm […]

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Only Terrace Tickets Available To Public For Kerry V Mayo Replay

Only Terrace Tickets Available To Public For Kerry V Mayo Replay

August 27, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY GAA have made an announcement this morning that due to the “unbelievable” demand by clubs for tickets for the All-Ireland Semi-final replay, only terrace tickets will be available for public sale at the Austin Stack Park on this Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm. It is anticipated at this stage […]

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Video: Great Kerry Draws And Replays In C’ship Over The Years

Video: Great Kerry Draws And Replays In C’ship Over The Years

August 27, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY will face Mayo this Saturday in the first All-Ireland senior football semi-final to be played outside Dublin since 1983. Our replay record in the All-Ireland series is, thankfully, quite good. Since 1940, Kerry have played in 10 and won eight. Amazingly in 1941, Kerry played a All-Ireland semi-final against […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: Kerry Bench Could Be The Difference

August 23, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

MAYO’S mentality has changed. I know they lost two All-Irelands, but you can’t put everything down to mental frailty, sometimes you just meet a  better team. Mayo got a flying start in last year’s final and had Dublin beaten practically out the gate before Bernard Brogan got a goal. This […]

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James O'Donogue lines up for a score against Galway in the All Ireland Quarter final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Five Key Areas Kerry Need To Win On Sunday

August 22, 2014 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at key areas Kerry need to have the upper hand in on Sunday when they face Mayo in the All-Ireland semi-final… The Midfield Physical Battle Despite all the tactical changes in the modern game, midfield still remains absolutely vital and Kerry will come up against the most natural midfield […]

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Three Changes To Kerry Team To Face Mayo

Three Changes To Kerry Team To Face Mayo

August 21, 2014 at 8:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are three changes to the Kerry team from the side that faced Galway, for the All-Ireland Semi-Final against Mayo this Sunday. Peter Crowley replaces Killian Young at centre back, David Moran starts instead of Bryan Sheehan in midfield and Stephen O’Brien comes in for Declan O’Sullivan. Both Sheehan and […]

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Video: Top Five Great Kerry v Mayo Moments

Video: Top Five Great Kerry v Mayo Moments

August 21, 2014 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

EXCEPT for the very odd occurrence, Kerry have had it mostly all their own way against Mayo in championship football. If the green and gold ever had a side we had the Indian sign over, it would be these men from the west. In the past Kerry v Mayo has […]

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Photos: Kerins O’Rahilly’s Free Summer Camp Is Big Draw

Photos: Kerins O’Rahilly’s Free Summer Camp Is Big Draw

August 12, 2014 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR the second year running, Kerins O’Rahilly’s have taken the decision to put on their summer camp completely free of charge. The offer has drawn over 170 children from the ages of 6 and 13 to pass through the gates of their Ballyrickard pitches this week. “We made the move to […]

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Na Gaeil Players Do Battle To Raise Funds For U14s

Na Gaeil Players Do Battle To Raise Funds For U14s

August 9, 2014 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL players past and present came together in what was a novel idea to raise money for the U14 side, before they play in the central regional final against Dingle on August 18. Denise Burns and Fiona Goggin came up with the idea to host a charity football match between a […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: Kerry Players Ready To Spill Blood

August 8, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN the Kerry players head off for training in Killarney over the next three weeks leading up to the game against Mayo there will be a buzz and excitement in the air. The drudgery of training earlier in the year is long behind them. As long as they are playing well and […]

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Some of the U6 group that took part in the Austin Stacks GAA Summer Camp. By Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Austin Stacks Summer Camp Up On Numbers

August 7, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THIS week Austin Stacks GAA are hosting their annual juvenile summer camp in Connolly Park for kids between the ages of 6 and 12. Overall 106 boys and girls will be taking part in the camp that runs all the way through to Saturday. “It’s been perfect so far, we’re […]

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James O'Donogue lines up for a score against Galway in the All Ireland Quarter final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Five Things We Learned After Kerry’s Win Over Galway

August 4, 2014 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

A good win for  Kerry yesterday but what did we learn about our title chances? Gavin O’Connor reports… 1. We’re reliant on James O’Donoghue Being reliant on a star player isn’t a bad thing, in fact many sides have been fired to glory by one talisman. Would we have won an […]

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At the ‘The Trevor Barrett Memorial Hurling Tournament’ were, from left: Aisling O'Mahony, Conor Jordan, Shane O'Callaghan, Fergal McNamara, Paul Barrett. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Poignant Tribute To Trevor In Connolly Park

August 4, 2014 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Austin Stacks GAA dual player Trevor Barrett was remembered on Saturday with a memorial hurling tournament in his name. “Trevor was the heartbeat of the club, his death is still very raw. This tournament has been fitting tribute, but also quite poignant” said Mark Power, Austin Stacks Senior Hurling […]

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Barry O'Shea

Barry O’Shea: Kerry v Galway Is Not A Foregone Conclusion

July 31, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more YOU could class this game as a match up of two traditional powers. Galway, to their credit, always go out to play an attacking style of football and I expect Sunday to be no exception. I have some great memories of playing Galway. In 1994 […]

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Photos: Great Turnout For Ballymac GAA Cúl Camp

Photos: Great Turnout For Ballymac GAA Cúl Camp

July 30, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 90 boys and girls are taking part in the Ballymacelligott GAA Cul Camp this week. “It’s a big group for a rural club camp and it’s great to see so many girls. The oldest group has as many boys as girls so that’s great to see,” said camp coordinator and […]

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Sport: One Change In Kerry Team To Face Galway

Sport: One Change In Kerry Team To Face Galway

July 29, 2014 at 8:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is one change in the Kerry team to play Galway this Sunday in the All-Ireland quarter-final, from the side who faced Cork three weeks ago. Dingle’s Micheal Geaney will start instead of Kenmare’s Stephen O’Brien, who is sidelined because of a quad muscle injury. There is one swap in positions from […]

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Video: The Best Kerry v Galway Clashes Over The Years

Video: The Best Kerry v Galway Clashes Over The Years

July 29, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more SUNDAY will renew a rivalry between the Kingdom and the men from the west. There have been some memorable clashes between Kerry and Galway over the years but we’ll just concentrate on the ones we won this time! 1939, Yankee Stadium, New York: 2-6 – […]

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VIDEO: The Top Five Best Kerry All-Ireland Quarter Finals

VIDEO: The Top Five Best Kerry All-Ireland Quarter Finals

July 27, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

 Click on above ad for information on July 31 open evening SO now we know we’re facing Galway next Sunday in our 14th consecutive All-Ireland quarter final. Since the advent of the quarter final round in the All Ireland series in 2001, Kerry are the only county to be involved […]

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Rose of Tralee, Haley O’Sullivan and James O’Donoghue, the Proprietor of Oaklands Daybreak, proud sponsors of the 2014 Rose Cup with some of the youngsters who will be lining out for their clubs in this year’s competition on Saturday 16th August.

New York Team To Play In ‘Rose Cup’ During Festival

July 24, 2014 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more TEAMS from Kerry, Cork and even New York will contest the Oaklands Daybreak Rose Cup Under 13 Boys Football Tournament  during the 2014 Rose of Tralee International Festival. Now in its sixth year, this competition is a prestigious event on the GAA Juvenile calendar […]

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