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Five Things Stacks’ Fans Will Ponder From Sunday’s County Final

Five Things Stacks’ Fans Will Ponder From Sunday’s County Final

October 28, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the main features of Sunday’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC final at Austin Stack Park from a Rockie point of view… 1. Austin Stacks’ Point-Scoring  Some of the scores by Stacks were of an extremely high calibre and that’s not even taking the weather into account. The […]

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VIDEO: Goals And Action From The County Final

VIDEO: Goals And Action From The County Final

October 27, 2014 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS and Mid-Kerry played out a draw in Tralee yesterday, taking the county championship into November when the replay takes place next Sunday. Killarney photographer, Don MacMonagle, captured the atmosphere in a video he posted to YouTube after the game. Watch goals from Kieran Donaghy and Donnchadh Walsh and […]

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Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

October 26, 2014 at 9:22 pm 1 comment

THE Rock was well and truly out in force today when they took to the streets of the town ahead of today’s County Final against Mid Kerry. Out on the pitch the game ended in a draw, but on the terraces there was no doubt who was victorious. The scenes […]

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County Final: A Draw! Austin Stacks And Mid Kerry Will Go Again Next Week

County Final: A Draw! Austin Stacks And Mid Kerry Will Go Again Next Week

October 26, 2014 at 9:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 1-13 Mid Kerry 2-10 BOTH sides will feel they left this game after them in what was a thrilling, Garvey’s Super Valu Senior Football Championship Final, in Austin Stack Park. Next Sunday is the date for the replay, but the venue is as yet to be decided. It […]

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Shane O'Callaghan, takes on the West Kerry defence in the county championship quarter final in Killarney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

County Final: Austin Stacks’ Hunger To Have The Edge Over Mid Kerry

October 26, 2014 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor gives his verdict on who’ll take home the Bishop Moynihan Cup today…  ON Sunday, Austin Stacks will be looking to bridge a gap of 20 years without a county title when they face Mid Kerry in Austin Stack park at 3pm. This is a final that has observers […]

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County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

October 25, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

THEY come in their hundreds. They’re noisy and colourful. They are The Rockies fan club. We caught up with one of the Austin Stacks fan club’s chief organisers, Kevin O’Carroll, to get a sense of the mood ahead of the hotly anticipated county final this Sunday against Mid Kerry. “There […]

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County Final: Austin Stacks’ Road To The Decider

County Final: Austin Stacks’ Road To The Decider

October 24, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor takes a look at Austin Stacks’ road to the county final this year… ONE of the hallmarks of Austin Stacks charge for county glory this year has been their marked and continued improvement throughout the campaign. Stephen Stack and his men must take a lot of credit for […]

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County Final: School Of Rock – CBS Primary Turns Black And Amber

County Final: School Of Rock – CBS Primary Turns Black And Amber

October 22, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

WITH excitement building ahead of this Sunday’s county final, the Austin Stacks contingent in CBS Primary went all out on Tuesday to show their colours. Austin Stacks face Mid Kerry this Sunday in Austin Stacks Park and will be bidding for their first county championship in 20 years, long before the […]

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The scene outside Austin Park, just before throw in of Austin Stacks v Dingle, in the County Championship semi-final

Tickets For Sunday’s County Final Now On Sale

October 21, 2014 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

TICKETS for this Sunday’s County Championship final between Austin Stacks and Mid Kerry in Austin Stack Park are now on sale. The tickets can be purchased from the Kerry County Board Office, Kerry GAA Store in Killarney and Supervalu Stores in Tralee, Dingle, Killorglin and Castleisland. Two weeks ago, due […]

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SPORT: Relief For O’Rahilly’s As They Avoid Championship Relegation

SPORT: Relief For O’Rahilly’s As They Avoid Championship Relegation

October 20, 2014 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports from Castleisland yesterday, where the Strand Road side ensured their senior status by beating Kilcummin… Kerins O’Rahillys 0-12 Killcummin 0-7 A LATE flurry of points secured senior championship football next year for Kerins O’Rahilly’s when they beat Kilcummin in this relegation playoff match. Played out in front of […]

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With Sam and Barry John Keane in Healy Park were, from left: Ross Kennedy, Rory Kennedy and Adam Evans.

“Dream Come True” For Barry As He Brings Sam Back To O’Rahilly’s

October 20, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

BARRY John Keane was a happy man on Saturday morning as he and his Kerins O’Rahilly’s teammate, Cormac Coffey, paraded the Sam Maguire and Tom Markham Cups around Healy Park in Ballyrickard. “It’s a dream come true, when I was training all year, I didn’t really think of these moments, […]

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Action from the match on Saturday between Kerins O'Rahilly's and Legion in Killarney. Photo by Dermot Crean

Relegation Playoff Preview: “We’re Shooting In The Dark” Says O’Shea

October 17, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahilly’s v Kilcummin Senior County Championship Preliminary Relegation Playoff – Castleisland, 2pm. THEIR crosstown rivals might be taking the headlines over the past few weeks, but Kerins O’Rahilly’s will contest a match of major importance on Sunday as they attempt to retain their senior status. If they do lose […]

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Full Match Report/Photos: “To Get Back To A County Final Is Great” Says Donaghy

Full Match Report/Photos: “To Get Back To A County Final Is Great” Says Donaghy

October 13, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports from yesterday’s Austin Stacks v Dingle county senior championship final in Austin Stack Park and talks to Kieran Donaghy… DONAGHY was the catalyst for the purple purple patch at the end of the first half which left Dingle’s hopes black and blue. On current form he is quite […]

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SPORT: Donaghy The X-Factor In Stacks’ Triumph

SPORT: Donaghy The X-Factor In Stacks’ Triumph

October 12, 2014 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports from Austin Stack Park where Austin Stacks booked their place in the county final in two weeks time Austin Stacks 2-13 Dingle 1-9 KIERAN Donaghy was the main man for Stacks as they beat Dingle by seven points to book their place in the county final. Players […]

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SPORT: Stacks To Shade It On Sunday…But Only Just!

October 11, 2014 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the Austin Stacks v Dingle Super Valu Senior County Championship Semi-Final at Austin Stacks Park, this Sunday… STACKS and Dingle have a few things in common. Firstly – and they won’t like being reminded of this – they have both suffered heavy county final defeats to Crokes in recent years. […]

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Donaghy Wins GAA GPA Player Of The Month For September

Donaghy Wins GAA GPA Player Of The Month For September

October 9, 2014 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

IT has been announced that, Kieran Donaghy, is the GAA GPA Player of the Month for September. Kieran received the award in Croke Park alongside Kilkenny’s, Richie Power, who picked up the Hurling Player of the Month. “Kieran Donaghy’s role in Kerry’s All-Ireland series push was nothing short of spectacular, […]

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Action from when Austin Stacks faced Dingle in the Club Championship last May. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

SPORT: Three Key Battles That May Decide Austin Stacks v Dingle

October 9, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

IF you were going to pick the dream match-up of the round before the semi-final draw was made, it would have been this one. Both sides have a panel of full of young, quality players and established stars to make it a hotly anticipated encounter. Dingle remain the only side to […]

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Donaghy One Of 11 Kerry Players Up For An All-Star

Donaghy One Of 11 Kerry Players Up For An All-Star

October 8, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks supremo, Kieran Donaghy, has been nominated for an GAA GPA All-Star Football award along with ten other Kerry players. ‘Star’ is now in a good position to scoop his third All-Star award after Donegal’s Micheal Murphy, who was speculated to take the full-forward spot, was nominated in the […]

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Full Match Report And Photos: Austin Stacks v West Kerry

Full Match Report And Photos: Austin Stacks v West Kerry

October 6, 2014 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports on the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday… AUSTIN STACKS navigated their way safely through to the semi-final of the Super Valu County Senior Football Championship, when they overcame West Kerry in a miserable Fitzgerald Stadium by double scores, 0-14 to […]

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Stacks See Off West Kerry To Make C’ship Semi-Final

Stacks See Off West Kerry To Make C’ship Semi-Final

October 5, 2014 at 6:52 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS, booked their place in the SuperValu Kerry County Senior Championship semi-final after they overcame West Kerry by 0-14  to 0-7 at a rain-soaked Fitzgerald Stadium. Stacks will now go into the semi-final draw tomorrow which will be made live on Radio Kerry at lunchtime. They will face either, […]

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GAA Style Icon Paul Galvin Picks Up New Fashion Job

October 3, 2014 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

IN news that might get fashion gurus and GAA followers talking in equal measure, Paul Galvin, has been announced as the new style editor for men’s lifestyle website Joe.ie Paul starts his role with immediate effect. The former Kerry player, who has lived in Tralee for a number of years now, […]

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Blues Delighted Over Tommy Walsh Return

Blues Delighted Over Tommy Walsh Return

October 2, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN the news came through on Wednesday morning that Tommy Walsh was coming back to Ireland, none were more happy than the people at Kerins O’Rahillys club. Tommy, who left in 2009, is now 26 and coming into the prime of his playing career. The return of one of the Blues’ […]

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Shane Carroll turns away after scoring the 'insurance point' to put the Rockies four points clear at the match on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Preview: Can Stacks Beat The Men From The West?

October 2, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

  Gavin O’Connor previews the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship Quarter Final in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday between Austin Stacks  and  West Kerry  (3:30pm) AUSTIN STACKS resume their county championship ambitions this weekend with added impetus after two seismic events in Kerry football since they defeated Rathmore in the last round of […]

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The Stacks Players line out for the game against Milltown/Castlemaine last week. Photo Gavin O'Connor

‘We’ll Be Treating Sunday’s Game Like A County Final’ Says Austin Stacks’ Boss

October 1, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great student offer AUSTIN STACKS return to senior county championship football once again this weekend after a long gap when they face West Kerry in Killarney, this Sunday at 3.30pm. The Stacks will play in the second game of a double header which also features […]

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Stephan O'Brien signs the jersey of one lucky fan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Fans Meet The Champions At GOAL Charity Match

September 25, 2014 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a chance for many to catch their first glimpse of the newly-crowned All-Ireland champions in action again when the Kerry team took part in the ‘Goal Challenge’ match in Austin Stack Park on Wednesday night. Above all, the night was a great opportunity for kids to meet their […]

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Photos: How Kerry Players And Friends Reacted On Social Media

Photos: How Kerry Players And Friends Reacted On Social Media

September 25, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

A LOT has changed since Kerry last won the All-Ireland, back in 2009 only a handful of Kerry players had a presence on social media, usually the odd Bebo account. Now it’s almost obligatory for today’s stars to keep their public up to date with their thoughts and activities (as well […]

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Five Reasons Why It Was Kerry’s Year

Five Reasons Why It Was Kerry’s Year

September 24, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offer Nobody expected it so why are Kerry champions again. Gavin O’Connor tries to make sense of it… New blood With Tomas O’Sé, Paul Galvin and Eoin Brosnan exiting the camp, one of the main reasons Kerry were written off at the start of championship […]

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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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