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Tralee Rugby Club’s Under 13s Win Major Tournament In Limerick

Tralee Rugby Club’s Under 13s Win Major Tournament In Limerick

September 23, 2018 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE under 13 Tralee Rugby Club boys beat off all competition to win a major underage tournament in Limerick yesterday. The Pat Lawlor Tournament has been running for the past 35 years with 50 teams from all over the country taking part and the youngsters from Tralee won it outright. […]

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Rapolas Buivydas accepting his Basketball of the Year award. Photo by Rolf Stenberg

CBS Tralee Student Shares Irish Basketballer Of The Year Award

September 23, 2018 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

A CBS The Green student was a joint winner of the International Male Player of the Year award at the Basketball Ireland International Players and Coaches of the Year 2018 awards announced on Saturday at a ceremony at Gormanston Park, Co. Meath. With nothing separating two of Ireland’s stand-out players, […]

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The Churchill team at the Carmel O'Connor Memorial Blitz at Na Gaeil GAA Club on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Girls Enjoy Blitz In Memory Of Garda Carmel

September 23, 2018 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

GIRLS teams from ten clubs around the county headed for Na Gaeil GAA club on Saturday to remember a Garda who lost her life over 12 years ago. The 13th Carmel O’Connor Memorial Blitz saw the Under 10 teams play against each other and thankfully the rain cleared up in time for […]

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WATCH: Kieran’s A Star As Always On ‘The Late Late Show’

WATCH: Kieran’s A Star As Always On ‘The Late Late Show’

September 22, 2018 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

SURE he’s an ‘oul pro at this craic by now! Kieran Donaghy made another appearance last night on The Late Late Show and was his usual charming self in front of hundreds of thousands of viewers. The 35-year-old Rockie announced his retirement from the Kerry team last week and he […]

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Cian Begley (centre) from Ballydavid who is off to Poland next week for the Halliwick Gala, pictured here with swimming coach Mairead Sheehan and his dad Donnacha. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Swimmers In Poland For Halliwick Gala

September 22, 2018 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE swimmers from Kerry are in Poland today (Saturday) competing in the Halliwick Gala. It’s a competition based on the Halliwick Concept, which is an approach to teaching all people, in particular, focusing on those with physical and/or learning difficulties, to participate in water activities, to move independently in water, […]

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What Twitter Had To Say About Donnchadh Walsh Retiring From Kerry

What Twitter Had To Say About Donnchadh Walsh Retiring From Kerry

September 21, 2018 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled

The tributes have been coming thick and fast from his former Kerry teammates and fans since Donnchadh Walsh announced his retirement from inter-county football this morning. Here’s what people were tweeting about the great Cromane man… @DonnchadhWalsh congrats on a great career in the green and gold 👏🏻 — John […]

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Former Kerry Managers Pay Tribute To Donnchadh Walsh On His Retirement

Former Kerry Managers Pay Tribute To Donnchadh Walsh On His Retirement

September 21, 2018 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry managers have paid tribute to Donnchadh Walsh who announced his retirement from inter-county football this morning. Éamonn Fitzmaurice, former Senior Football Manager said the Cromane man has given fantastic service to Kerry over the years. “I would like to congratulate Donnchadh on his retirement this morning. He has […]

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Donnchadh Walsh Retires From Inter-County Football

Donnchadh Walsh Retires From Inter-County Football

September 21, 2018 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER great Kerry player retires. Donnchadh Walsh has announced his retirement through his club Cromane’s social media platforms. The 34 year old has won three All-Ireland medals, eight Munster titles and two Division 1 titles. In a statement, Walsh said: “For the last 15 years, I have devoted my life […]

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Kerry Badminton Looking For New People To Take Up Sport

Kerry Badminton Looking For New People To Take Up Sport

September 18, 2018 at 5:35 pm Comments are Disabled

By Junior Griffin With the Listowel Races over for another year, the long nights are closing in very fast and many people will be looking for a sporting pastime of some nature in order to pass away those long winter nights. Are you one of those people? Why not consider […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

September 18, 2018 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Mens results Sunday 16th September  Augumn Medal 1st Max Benner (6) 68 2nd Sean McCarthy (10) 69 3rd Brian O’leary (11) 69 4th Donal Lucey (19) 72 5th Tim Leahy (6) 73 Best Gross Graham Spring (1) 78 CSS 75 Fixtures: Par 3 : Reentry Competition (Monday to Friday) 6 […]

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Shane O'Callaghan goes past Padraig O Conchuir during the Austin Stacks v Dingle match in Annascaul on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee To Host A Saturday Night Kerry SFC Double Header

September 17, 2018 at 10:41 pm Comments are Disabled

THE times and venues for the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship quarter-finals have been announced and sees a mouthwatering double header in Austin Stack Park. According to the Austin Stacks facebook page, on Saturday, September 29, every Tralee GAA football club will be represented when Austin Stacks play Dingle […]

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Tommy Walsh in action. Photo by Dermot Crean

Here’s The Draw For The Kerry SFC Quarter-Finals

September 16, 2018 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE draw for the quarter-finals of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship has just been made and sees some very interesting match-ups. Austin Stacks will face Dingle while Kerins O’Rahillys’ reward for beating Dr Crokes in the last round is a clash with surprise packages St Brendan’s — who […]

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The John Mitchels U8 team at the John Mitchels blitz on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Day Of Football At John Mitchels GAA Blitz

September 16, 2018 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a super day of football at the annual John Mitchels football blitz for u10s and u8s at the Camp, Ballyseedy grounds on Saturday. While the U8 played for fun, the Churchill 10s won the tournament by winning an impressive six games out of six. The cup was presented to […]

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Twitter Was Full Of Tributes For Kieran Donaghy

Twitter Was Full Of Tributes For Kieran Donaghy

September 11, 2018 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH retirements come tributes and the sporting world was very busy today dishing them out to a Kerry legend. Here’s what people from all walks of life were tweeting about Kieran Donaghy’s retirement from the Kerry team… The best teammate I ever had bar none. The ultimate team player. Never […]

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Legends...Ogie Moran and Kieran Donaghy celebrate after Kerry beat Mayo in Limerick on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

WATCH: Seven Milestone Games Where Donaghy Was A ‘Star’

September 11, 2018 at 1:34 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s a tough job picking highlights from the great Kieran Donaghy’s career in green and gold. He transformed Kerry’s fortunes in 2006, bagged two goals in the 2007 final, gave a stirring display in their loss to Dublin in 2011, saved their season in 2014 and supplied the next generation […]

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Listowel Races launch 2018 with Aoibhinn Garrihy and Marietta Dolan.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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SPONSORED: What A Week Of Fun, Fashion And Great Racing At Listowel Races!

September 11, 2018 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE race is on  to Munster’s biggest and best racing festival – the 7 day Listowel Harvest Racing Festival, from Sunday, September 9th until Saturday, September 15. This year Listowel Race Company is celebrating 160 years of racing at the scenic course, making it one of the longest established race […]

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Kieran Donaghy, turns his back on his job to concentrate on football. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kieran’s Poem As He Departs The Kerry Football Team

September 11, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy signed off this morning from the Kerry senior football team and with it revealed an unknown talent…poetry! The ‘Star’ took to Twitter and uploaded a poem, ‘Kerry, I Thank You’ which is pretty emotional I’m sure you’ll agree. He speaks of playing on the edge (for which he […]

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WATCH: Some Classic Moments From Kieran Donaghy

WATCH: Some Classic Moments From Kieran Donaghy

September 11, 2018 at 11:25 am 1 comment

KIERAN Donaghy has served his county with distinction over the past 14 years and deserves all the tributes he gets after announcing his retirement this morning. Just in case you’ve forgotten how pivotal he has been to Kerry, this video on YouTube uploaded last year shows his top scores and […]

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Kieran Donaghy comes away with the ball against Donegal in round 4 of the Allianz National Football League Division 1. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

A True Legend Retires From The Kerry Football Team

September 11, 2018 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT a player! Kieran Donaghy has retired from the Kerry senior football team. The Stacks man has been a colossus for the Kingdom over the past 14 years giving joy to Kerry fans with his skill, commitment, endeavour but most of all, his enormous heart. He made the following statement […]

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Niamh Leen in action.

Kerry Camogie Team Bids For Glory On Sunday

September 8, 2018 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY are in another All-Ireland final on Sunday. This time it’s the camogie team in action and the Dublin ladies stand in the way of winning a Premier Junior title. The good news is if you can’t be in Croke Park you can watch the game on the RTE Player […]

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Mayor of Tralee Graham Spring with Rep of Ireland  U16 Head Coach Paul Osam and SAFIB Executive Nixon Morton. Photo: FAI

Launch Of International Soccer Tournament To Be Held In Tralee

September 7, 2018 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is set for an economic and sporting boost this winter when the 2018 Victory Shield will be held in the town. The tournament was officially launched at The Rose Hotel on Thursday afternoon with games played at three venues between November 12-16. Republic of Ireland Under-16 Head Coach Paul […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

September 5, 2018 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Results & Fixtures: 4ball Round 3 Series Results 1st Derek O’Brien (16) Kieran Dinan (20) 46 Pts 2nd Barry Murphy (15) Kevin Rolls (13) 45 Pts 3rd Padraig Daughton (5) SDeamus Enright (8) 45 Pts 4th David hennebery (4) Brian Hennebery (9) 44 Pts Total Teams Entered: 34 Fixtures: Sat […]

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Stephen O'Brien aims to break free from Philly McMahon and Brian Fenton while Paul Murphy looks on. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Looks Set To Host Kerry’s League Games Against Dublin And Mayo

September 5, 2018 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is set to host two big Saturday night games in the Allianz National Football League according to a provisional list of fixtures released today. The fixtures are not finalised but have been distributed as part of a consultation process to counties. It sees Kerry footballers play four home league […]

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The Neilus Flynn trophy visits Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Included is Sean Ó Cíosáin, Liam de Staic, Ruairi MacAmhlaoibh and Eoin de Staic. Darren Ó Briain, Principal Ruairí Ó Cinnéide, Aodáin Ó Seanachain and teacher Fearghus Mac Muiris who is manager of the Lixnaw team. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Celebrating Hurling And Academic Achievements At The Gaelcholáiste

September 3, 2018 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

FRIDAY saw great achievements in the sporting and academic spheres acknowledged at Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí. Abbeydorney won the minor hurling championship over a week ago now and the school has some students who played a part in the victory. Also Briain Mac Amhlaoibh, who completed his Leaving Cert this year at […]

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Shane O'Callaghan in the ball. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Tralee Clubs Advance In County Senior Football Championship

September 2, 2018 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys both enjoyed wins in the first round of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC last night, but St Brendan’s were well beaten by East Kerry. Kerins O’Rahillys travelled to Listowel to play Feale Rangers and came away 3-15 to 0-16 victors. The real damage was done […]

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Here’s The Kerry Minor Team For Sunday’s All-Ireland Final

August 31, 2018 at 10:57 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY minors are attempting the unprecedented this Sunday in Croke Park as they look for their fifth All-Ireland title in a row. The eyes of the whole county will be on the young footballers on Sunday at 1.15pm on TG4 while there will be a couple of thousand lucky tickets […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

August 28, 2018 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

20th August Ballyroe Heights Hotel Open Golf classic 1st  Damien Griffin (15), Brendan Griffin (19), Daniel Griffin (8) & Sandra O’Sullivan(24).92 Points. 2nd Sean Corcoran (12), John Shier (17), Frank Dore (7) & Eoin Shier (13). 92 Points. 3rd Domo Lyne (10), Mike Halloran (13), Mary Savage (13) & Brid Halloran […]

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Celebrating a famous victory. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTO GALLERY: Lixnaw v Kilmoyley In The County Final

August 27, 2018 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

LIXNAW and Kilmoyley battled it out yesterday in the county senior hurling final and it was a tense affair. Deep into injury-time Kilmoyley were two points down but were awarded a penalty. However, the penalty was saved and the referee immediately blew his whistle for full-time before a Kilmoyley player […]

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Lixnaw players celebrate at the final whistle. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lixnaw Are Champs After Dramatic Ending To County Final

August 26, 2018 at 9:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports on today’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Final at Austin Stack Park… Lixnaw 1-16 Kilmoyley 2-11 IT was heartache for Kilmoyley as a saved penalty by Martin Stackpoole denied them victory with the final puck of the game. Well according to the referee it was the […]

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Tralee Imperials Launches Academy For Coming Year

Tralee Imperials Launches Academy For Coming Year

August 25, 2018 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Imperials were delighted to launch their academy on Friday afternoon in Sandy Feet Farm, Camp, one of the club’s sponsors. The club have grown in numbers every year and last year brought in an initiative where the two professional players from Tralee Warriors attended training sessions with the younger […]

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