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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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Matthew O'Flaherty in action for Dingle against Austin Stacks.  Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Clubs To Kick-Off Their League Campaigns On March 22

January 26, 2015 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE County Football League fixtures draw has taken place for 2015 with round one scheduled to take place March 22. The round 4 clash on May 10, between Austin Stacks and Dr Crokes will double up as the 2014 League Final. Last year, Austin Stacks and Kerins O’Rahilly’s both consolidated […]

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At the Kerry GAA Supporters Club annual social were, from left: Mary Claire McCarthy with Kieran Donaghy, Eamonn Fitzmaurice and Peter Crowley. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry GAA Supporters Club Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary With Sam And Tommy

January 26, 2015 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Supporters Club came together on Saturday night in the Ballygarry House Hotel, to celebrate a successful year on pitch for Kerry teams and 25 years as an organisation following the green and gold the length and breath of the country. The silver jubilee gala event was made even more […]

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A familiar style, Tommy Walsh, makes an attempt on goal. Photoby Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS/REPORT: Tommy Walsh Returns But Stacks Claim Victory Over The Blues

January 25, 2015 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

2014 Town Championship Final, Austin Stack Park Austin Stacks 1-14 Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-9 TOMMY WALSH played his first club football since returning back home from Australia but he didn’t stop Austin Stacks from claiming their latest bit of silverware in the shape of the Town Championship trophy. Tommy Walsh played 52 minutes […]

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The CBS The Green team before the start of the Corn Uí Mhuirí Quarter-Final clash on Wednesday at Dr Crokes GAA grounds. Photo by Fergus Dennehy

The Green Outclassed By Experienced Dingle School Side

January 21, 2015 at 5:09 pm Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green 1-3 PS Chorca Dhuibhne 2-10  THE Green were simply outclassed on Wednesday afternoon when they faced a Dingle side who are in the hunt for four in the row Corn Uí Mhuirí titles. Indeed, seven of the side that won last year’s Hogan Cup for PS Chorca […]

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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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