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Young Tralee Talent Making Waves At Munster Rugby

Young Tralee Talent Making Waves At Munster Rugby

August 28, 2014 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR underage Tralee rugby players have had a busy few weeks representing Munster sides at home and abroad. The four players who are all members of Tralee RFC are Eoin O’Carroll, James O’Connor, Josh Barnes and Jack Quilter. “We consistently have three or four guys playing in Munster underage teams, which is very good for […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Ballyduff And Lixnaw Have Enough To Book Final Place

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Ballyduff And Lixnaw Have Enough To Book Final Place

August 28, 2014 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, looks at the two Kerry SHC semi-finals coming up this weekend… NEXT weekend sees both semi-finals of the Garveys SuperValu Kerry senior hurling championship take place in Austin Stacks Park Tralee. On Friday August 29 at 6.45, the kings of Kerry hurling, Kilmoyley and Ballyduff, face […]

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Charity Events In Trevor’s Memory Raise Almost €13,000

Charity Events In Trevor’s Memory Raise Almost €13,000

August 27, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

THREE charity events held in July and August in memory of a former Austin Stacks player raised almost €13,000. Trevor’s family and Austin Stacks Hurling Club organised three events in July/August for Bru Columbanus, Cork which is an independent charity that provides “home from home” accomodation for relatives of seriously […]

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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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Ticket Sales For The Kerry V Mayo Match on Saturday

Ticket Sales For The Kerry V Mayo Match on Saturday

August 26, 2014 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

  GOING to the match on Saturday? Kerry V Mayo play at 5pm on Saturday in the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick and tickets are likely to be scarce considering the capacity is just under 50,000. Here’s how you get your hands on them. Ticket prices are as follows: Mackey Stand (Covered) […]

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St Brendans Park Club News 25/08/14

St Brendans Park Club News 25/08/14

August 25, 2014 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

ACADEMY SEASON Our academy for ages 5 to 10 years continues every Saturday . All our coaches are fully qualified so your child is guaranteed the very best of Coaching. Proof of this is that our academy has been running since 2006 and over 100 kids attend every Saturday. The […]

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View From The Stands: Five Talking Points From Kerry v Mayo

View From The Stands: Five Talking Points From Kerry v Mayo

August 25, 2014 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor was at Croke Park yesterday and pinpoints the main talking points from the game against Mayo… What happened to our spare man? You could spend all day breaking things down tactically, dissecting every minutiae of the game, but there is still a lot to be said for sheer […]

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At the Hillbilly's Chicken Junior Senior Tournament were, from left: Luke Bentley Curran and Amanda Curran. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

Photos: Families Come Together For Event At Tennis Club

August 25, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE first ever Hillbilly’s Junior/Senior Tournament took place in Tralee Tennis Club on Saturday last which saw club members paired up in a doubles competition. The tournament was the brainchild of Chris Sun, who is the co-owner of Hillbilly’s Chicken Tralee and member of the tennis club. Chris is originally from […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

August 25, 2014 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE penultimate round of the World Series takes place this Wednesday , 27th August. The swim will start at the slip at 7.30pm and is scheduled as a short sprint to the beach. With The Swimmer of The Year table being so tight, every second will count on this swim. […]

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Kerry U21 Hurlers Stumble Against Roscommon Outfit

Kerry U21 Hurlers Stumble Against Roscommon Outfit

August 24, 2014 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

By Mike O’Halloran Kerry 2-13 Roscommon 4-10 In a game dubbed “the game that Croke Park forgot about”, the Kerry under 21 hurlers lost to Roscommon in the All-Ireland B Under 21 hurling semi-final in Ennis on Saturday. This was a game that everybody in Kerry expected to be a […]

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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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Sean Wins Gold Medal At Transplant Games

Sean Wins Gold Medal At Transplant Games

August 22, 2014 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY has a new champion in Sean Marshall after he scooped a gold and silver medal in the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships in Krakow, Poland, yesterday. Sean, from Abbeydorney, a bone marrow transplant recipient (see previous story here) took the Gold in his category in the Darts, which he […]

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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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By Hook Or By Crook, Kerry Fans Will Be In Dublin

By Hook Or By Crook, Kerry Fans Will Be In Dublin

August 22, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY fans are getting around the problem of the rail strike in every way possible and it’s expected there will still be about 10,000 Kingdom faithful in Croker on Sunday. Fans making the trip to Croke Park are going in their droves by car, plane or by the many coach […]

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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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Sean O'Sullivan with Rory McIlroy.

Video: McIlroy Sends Best Wishes To Tralee Golf Club President

August 13, 2014 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a nice surprise for Tralee Golf Club President Gerard O’Sullivan Tuesday when the worlds number one golfer Rory McIlroy sent him a video message via Facebook. “It was a lovely gesture,” said Gerard.  “I haven’t seen it myself yet, but I’ve been getting loads of text messages, mainly […]

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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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O’Halloran’s Hurling: What Will The Semis Bring?

O’Halloran’s Hurling: What Will The Semis Bring?

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

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, looks at the semi-final pairings in the Supervalu Kerry SHC… The draw for the 2014 Kerry Senior hurling Championship has pitted Lixnaw against the 2013 champions St Brendan’s Ardfert, a repeat of last year’s final. On the other side of the draw, Ballyduff take on […]

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Video: Mike To Auction World Cup Jersey For ‘CRY’

Video: Mike To Auction World Cup Jersey For ‘CRY’

August 11, 2014 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of the stories of the World Cup in Brazil this summer locally was the adventures of Oakpark native Michael Griffin. Mike got a stellar line-up of professional footballers past and present to sign a Na Gaeil GAA shirt with the plan to auction it off  for charity at a […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 11/08/14

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News 11/08/14

August 11, 2014 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

The Lighthouse. Swim ……. The 6th round of the series was sponsored by Surf n Sail and involved a quick lap of the lighthouse . A strong southerly wind greeted the swimmers , but soon dropped off by race time. The first event to get underway was the boys and […]

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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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Get Ready For The Best Ladies Day Ever In Listowel

Get Ready For The Best Ladies Day Ever In Listowel

August 8, 2014 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

MID-SEPTEMBER can only mean one thing in Kerry: Listowel Race Week. Thousands of racing and fashion fans from Tralee and all over the county will converge on ‘the Island’ for what is essentially the end of the summer in north Kerry. And the highlight for most will be the Chic Boutique […]

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Who Wants To Bring This 223 Year-Old Cup Home From London?

Who Wants To Bring This 223 Year-Old Cup Home From London?

August 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE races are coming back to Ballybeggan for the Rose Festival weekend, restoring the tradition of the sport in the town which has gone on for hundreds of years. It was coincidental then that TraleeToday.ie came across a piece of silverware currently on sale in a London antique store. Daniel Bexfield Antiques […]

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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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Klaudio Dema, Brian Hill, Cian Kennedy and Josh O'Reilly at the Tralee Dynamos Social and Awards Night in the Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Ryan Higgins

Photos: A Dynamite Night For The Dynamos

August 5, 2014 at 11:53 am 1 comment

  By Ryan Higgins There was great fashion on show at the Tralee Dynamos Social and Awards night in the Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday night. Players and supporters turned out to enjoy the occasion but to also raise funds for the club. The night which was in aid of the rebranding of […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

August 5, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The Brendan OCallaghan Cup The 5th swim in The World Series took place lays Wednesday evening in very challenging conditions. A strong south westerly was blowing into the bay . The water however was very warm at 18c . Group C were first to go ,followed closely by B and A , […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Round Up Of Weekend’s County Championship Action

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Round Up Of Weekend’s County Championship Action

August 5, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran looks back at the weekend’s action in the Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Finals… Ballyduff 1-22 Crotta O’Neills 0-13 As expected Ballyduff overcame Crotta ONeills in what can best be described as “a nice game a hurling”. Overall the game lacked the bite one would […]

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