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Kieran Donaghy in action for Austin Stacks. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Donaghy Wins GAA Munster Club Football Player Of The Season

January 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

  KIERAN DONAGHY was announced as the GAA Munster club football player of the season for 2014 at an awards ceremony in Croke Park today. The AIB #TheToughest club player awards were voted by the national, regional and GAA media. ‘The Star’ was selected based on his overall performance for Austin Stacks throughout […]

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Action from the Town Championship semi-final replay between, Kerins O'Rahilly's and John Mitchels.

O’Rahilly’s Edge Out Mitchels To Book Final Date With Stacks

January 19, 2015 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-9 John Mitchel’s 0-7 EXTRA time was needed to separate these two local rivals in a replay of the Town Championship semi-final replay at a sunny Strand Road on Sunday afternoon. A late goal in extra-time put the sheen on the result for Rahilly’s after a battling Mitchel’s […]

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Kerry Feature Twice In Top 10 Most Watched Sports Events Of 2014

Kerry Feature Twice In Top 10 Most Watched Sports Events Of 2014

January 17, 2015 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

  TWO Kerry games feature in the top ten most watched sporting events of 2014 on RTE with one more just outside according to figures released this week by the national broadcaster. Kerry’s All-Ireland final win was the third most watched game in the country last year, behind Ireland’s Six Nations […]

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Action from the McGrath Cup semi-final between ITT and UCC. Photo by Dermot Crean.

UCC Firepower Too Hot To Handle For IT Tralee

January 17, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

McGrath Cup Semi Final, ITT IT Tralee 0-6 UCC 0-18 THE reigning Sigerson champs UCC cruised to victory at a sodden ITT pitch against a Tralee side who had precious little opportunity to do any real damage to the Leesiders who booked their place in the McGrath Cup Final. It’s […]

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Tralee CBS And Colaiste na Sceilge Enjoyed The Snow Yesterday

Tralee CBS And Colaiste na Sceilge Enjoyed The Snow Yesterday

January 14, 2015 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

A FOOTBALL match between Tralee CBS and Colaiste na Sceilige had to be called off yesterday because of the snow. In a true act of good sportsmanship both sides made the most of the difficult conditions and somebody snapped the teams after the game was abandoned. They looked relieved. It’s amazing what a bit […]

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After Kerry It’s Current Sigerson Champs UCC For ITT This Friday In McGrath Cup

After Kerry It’s Current Sigerson Champs UCC For ITT This Friday In McGrath Cup

January 13, 2015 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT TRALEE will host UCC for the McGrath Cup Semi-final this Friday at the ITT at 7.30pm. Both colleges recorded emphatic wins against inter-county sides in the opening round of the McGrath Cup. Tralee defeated Kerry by 4-12 to 0-16 while UCC eased past Limerick by 4-16 to 3-9. […]

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Players and fans celebrate after the Munster Final. Photo by Dermot Crean

Venue And Date Set For Austin Stacks All-Ireland Club Semi-Final

January 12, 2015 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE date has been set for Austin Stacks AIB GAA Senior Club Championship semi-final next month and it looks like the GAA have granted Slaughtneil’s request to have the fixture moved to Sunday as one of the players in the Derry side has a family wedding. The Rockies will face Slaughtneil (Derry) in […]

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Kerry legends, Seamus Moynihan and Darragh O'Se are involved with this year's U21. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Eight Tralee Area Players Involved As ITT Beat Kerry

January 11, 2015 at 7:47 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT Tralee 4-12 Kerry 0-16 IT TRALEE seized a great opportunity when they faced a Kerry team made up of up and comers at an extremely breezy Austin Stack Park on Sunday afternoon. The absence of Tommy Walsh did take the gloss off this fixture, but nevertheless there were […]

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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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