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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: 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: 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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Making the draw for the Trevor Barrett Memorial Tournament on Friday night in the Austin Stacks clubhouse were, from left: Lorraine Counihan, Mark Power (Austin Stacks Hurling Manager) and Ger McCarthy (Kerry County Board Hurling Officer).

Tournament In Memory Of Much-Missed Stacks Man

July 23, 2014 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more AUSTIN Stacks will remember a player who died tragically last April with a hurling tournament in his memory during the August Bank Holiday weekend. Twenty-nine year old Trevor Barrett took ill suddenly at the beginning of April and died later that month on Easter Sunday in […]

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Sport: St Brendan’s Exit County Championship

Sport: St Brendan’s Exit County Championship

July 13, 2014 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more St Brendan’s 0-9 Dingle 2-9 St Brendan’s were knocked out of the Super Valu Senior Football County Championship last night. Two goals, one coming right at the finish of the first and the other at the beginning of the second halves were the difference […]

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Austin Stacks Shane Carroll comes under the close scrutiny of Rathmore Aidan O'Mahony. Photo by Oscar Brophy.

Sport: Stacks Advance After Victory Over Rathmore

July 13, 2014 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition Austin Stacks 0-17 Rathmore 2-5 IN what was a dull affair, Austin Stacks made the most of some sloppy defending by Rathmore to book their place in this year’s SuperValu Kerry Senior County Championship quarter-final. Rathmore were missing some key players […]

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The Dulwich Harps GAA team who are taking part in the Comortas Peile  John Egan tournament at Caherslee on Friday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

South London Boys Bring GAA Skills To Tralee

July 11, 2014 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S an unusual sight. A Gaelic Football team made up of mostly black players from London, with no connection to Ireland, beating Kerry teams in our national game. London side Dulwich Harps are in Tralee playing a blitz in honour of the late, great John Egan. The tournament called Comórtas Peile John Egan is […]

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Sport: Youthful Dingle To Halt St Brendan’s

Sport: Youthful Dingle To Halt St Brendan’s

July 11, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above for more ST BRENDAN’S take on Dingle in the first game of the Super Valu Kerry Senior Football Championship 3rd round double header at Austin Stack Park this Saturday evening, throw-in 6pm. The Saints defied all the odds in their last match in the county championship when […]

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

Sport: Rockies To Continue Championship Charge

July 10, 2014 at 1:08 pm 1 comment

Click on above ad to enter a great competition TOP of the bill this Saturday for the Super Valu Senior County Championship double header in Austin Stack park will be Austin Stacks v Rathmore, throw in 7:30pm. This year Stacks have been hit by a mix of injuries and emigration, most […]

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Action from Last Year's, Minor County Championship match between Kerins O'Rahillys and Austin Stacks. Photo by Oakview Sport Pics.

Sport: O’Rahillys Defeat Stacks In Minor Championship

July 10, 2014 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Kerins O’Rahillys 2-14 Austin Stacks 1-06 KERINS O’Rahillys were too strong for Austin Stacks in Strand Road last night as these two age-old rivals met in the opening round of the Minor County Championship. The Blues’ dominance sprung from midfield which they had a […]

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U6 Kids at the Churchill GAA Cúl Camp. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Churchill GAA Stars Of The Future At Cúl Camp

July 9, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS week Churchill GAA are holding their annual summer Gaelic Football Cúl Camp for boys and girls in the U6, U8, U10 and U12 age groups. The summer camp is taking place in Churchill GAA grounds and runs from Monday to Friday. “It’s been going great,” said camp co-coordinator John Griffin. […]

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Barry O’Shea: Absolute Perfection From Kerry

Barry O’Shea: Absolute Perfection From Kerry

July 8, 2014 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more Former Kerry star, Barry O’Shea, says Kerry gave a perfect performance on Sunday, but the players won’t be getting carried away…  ONE moment that set the tone for the win over Cork on Sunday came early in the first half. Anthony Maher and Bryan […]

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Five Things We Learned From Kerry’s Majestic Performance

Five Things We Learned From Kerry’s Majestic Performance

July 7, 2014 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more TraleeToday.ie’s Gavin O’Connor was at the match in Páirc Uí Chaoimh yesterday to witness a powerful performance by the men in green and gold. Here’s what he learned… 1. Kerry are a lot better than we thought! I’ll hold my hands up and say […]

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Barry O’Shea: ‘Kerry Against Cork Is Like Brazil Against Argentina’

July 4, 2014 at 5:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Former Kerry star Barry O’Shea writes for TraleeToday.ie on Sunday’s big match between Cork and Kerry THE Kerry v Cork rivalry is the Brazil v Argentina of the GAA. There’s something special about it, the effects of which linger off the pitch as well. I remember if you met any other inter-county […]

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End Summer County Championship Football Says O’Shea

End Summer County Championship Football Says O’Shea

July 2, 2014 at 9:29 am 1 comment

Click on above ad for more SUMMER’S here, the ground is hard, conditions are perfect for football you may think? But for Kerins O’Rahilly’s their season is all but over. Recently, the club has been rocked by the departure of 11 players from the senior panel going to America to […]

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Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

Magnificent Mitchel’s Return With All-Ireland Féile Title

July 1, 2014 at 2:27 pm 3 comments

IT’S been an amazing weekend for the John Mitchels GAA Club with their Under 14 side bringing home their first ever All-Ireland title from the Féile competition in Galway. The Under 14 side won five games on the way to the final where they were victorious against Kilkenny side, Dicksboro (for a comprehensive […]

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St Brendan’s Answer Their Critics In Currow

St Brendan’s Answer Their Critics In Currow

June 29, 2014 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more Currow 0-13 St Brendan’s 3-13 THE odds were stacked against St Brendans before this ‘losers’ round clash against Currow in the Super Valu County Senior Football Championship. In the lead up to the game, due to a number of circumstances, the divisional outfit lost […]

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Sport: Depleted St Brendan’s To Find It Tough In Currow

Sport: Depleted St Brendan’s To Find It Tough In Currow

June 27, 2014 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

ST BRENDAN’S will take on Currow this Saturday evening in the Super Valu County Senior Football Championship in Currow at 7pm. Both sides faltered in the opening round so this will be their last chance to advance in the competition. It has not been an easy ride for St Brendan’s this summer. […]

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