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Sport: Weekend GAA Preview

Sport: Weekend GAA Preview

May 16, 2014 at 7:24 am 0 comments

IT’S all league action this weekend after a disappointing last few weeks in the Club Championship for Tralee area sides. Saturday, 7pm County SFL Division 1 Waterville v Kerins O’Rahily’s The Strand Road side make the trip down south after consolidating their position on top of Division 1 with a […]

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The St Brendan's Park under U16 Squad that will play The National Cup A Final against Na Fianna this Saturday in Dublin front from left: Carl Mullins, Stefan Okunbor, Segeun Duyile, Luke Moynihan, Jamie Clifford, Fergal Ryan, Ferdia O'Brien. Back row from left: Graham O'Sullivan (Manager), Sean Collins, Emmanuel Abubaker, Conor Hurley, John Carroll, Sam Tarrant, Simon lonergan, Gary Howard, Tommy Lynch, Kieran Carmody, David Magee. Players missing in the photo, but will also travel are, Andrew Phillips, Jesse Stafford Lacey, Gearoid Savage and Alan McElligott. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Sport: A Landmark Moment For Kerry Soccer

May 15, 2014 at 12:17 pm 1 comment

THIS Sunday a Kerry side will play in a National Cup ‘A’ Final for the first time. St Brendan’s Park U16’s will take to the pitch in Wayside Celtic Grounds, Kilternan Co Dublin  to play St Kevin’s Boys from the capital  and attempt to make history for Kerry soccer in winning a […]

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Stacks U14 Boys Win County Title

Stacks U14 Boys Win County Title

May 15, 2014 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Lee Strand Boys Under 14 Division 1 County Football League Final Austin Stacks 2-12 Churchill 0-7 The Rockies Under 14 side took the honours  in this county final held on Wednesday night at St Pat’s, Blennerville. This match was much closer than the scoreline might suggest. Two talented teams played some […]

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Tralee Rugby Club Dishes Out Awards

Tralee Rugby Club Dishes Out Awards

May 14, 2014 at 10:02 am 0 comments

TRALEE Rugby club held its annual end of year celebrations at the Grand Hotel last Saturday Night. Some highlights of the year were the ladies team winning an All-Ireland Shield and the men’s senior team reaching the Munster Junior Plate final, where they were defeated by St Mary’s last Thursday. There […]

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Tralee Bay Sailing Club Spring Dinghy Regatta Competition

Tralee Bay Sailing Club Spring Dinghy Regatta Competition

May 13, 2014 at 11:08 am 0 comments

On Sunday May 11 last, 12 dinghies braved challenging conditions to compete in the Tralee Bay Sailing Club Spring Regatta. 20+ knot winds and a filling tide made beating difficult but again all the sailors,young and old, coped admirably enabling to complete the 3 race series. Results as follows: Optimist: […]

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Action from when Austin Stacks faced Dingle in the Club Championship last May. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Sport: Dingle Blitz The Rockies

May 12, 2014 at 10:18 am 0 comments

Dingle 4-07 Austin Stacks 1-10 Dingle knocked Austin Stacks out of the Club Championship yesterday afternoon in blustery, but sunny Dingle. Three second half goals were the Rock’s undoing, carved open by a fluid and effective Dingle attack. In the first half Dingle played with a strong breeze to begin […]

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The Greatest Match I Ever Saw: John O’Regan

The Greatest Match I Ever Saw: John O’Regan

May 9, 2014 at 9:16 am 0 comments

Match: Manchester City V Queens Park Rangers Competition: Premier League Date: May 13, 2012 Kerry District League Secretary John O’Regan, describes a dramatic day for all football fans, two years ago at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. City had to beat the London side to clinch the Premiership after a […]

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Shane Carroll turns away after scoring the 'insurance point' to put the Rockies four points clear at the match on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sport: Weekend GAA Preview

May 8, 2014 at 10:31 am 0 comments

THIS weekend sees more club championship action for Austin Stacks and Churchill while attentions turn again to the league for Kerins O’Rahillys and John Mitchels. Dingle v Austin Stacks, Sunday 2.30pm Senior Club Championship This will be Stacks third week in a row playing the club championship as they were forced […]

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Top Showjumping Expert For Kingdom County Fair

Top Showjumping Expert For Kingdom County Fair

May 7, 2014 at 11:26 am 0 comments

THE world famous showjumper and current High Performance Manager for the Irish Show Jumping team, Robert Splaine, will attend the 65th Kingdom County Fair this Sunday. He will meet riders and exhibitors and present rosettes at the event which begins at 10am at Ballybeggan Racecourse. Mr Splaine has represented Ireland on many winning […]

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KDL Weekend Roundup 2nd, 4th, 5th of May

KDL Weekend Roundup 2nd, 4th, 5th of May

May 6, 2014 at 10:26 am 0 comments

A disappointing weekend of KDL action for Tralee sides as clubs saw League Final aspirations dented and relegation worries intensified. Friday Denny Premier Park 0-0 Camp Utd It was a frustrating night for Park who came up against a determined and resolute Camp defence. This is a blow for their league final ambitions, but a […]

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Sailing Regatta This Sunday

Sailing Regatta This Sunday

May 6, 2014 at 9:02 am 0 comments

TRALEE Bay Sailing Club and School holds its Spring Dinghy Regatta this Sunday, May 11. Registration from 9am with first gun at 11am sharp followed by BBQ in the club. A competitive day’s racing is promised around Fenit Light House. Younger optimist sailors will get their first competitive thrill as they […]

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Hardy Souls Brave The Elements For Rotary Club 10K Run

Hardy Souls Brave The Elements For Rotary Club 10K Run

May 5, 2014 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

AN ESTIMATED 150 participants took part in the Rotary Club’s ‘Run Kingdom Run’ event, despite the awful weather conditions which were wet from start to finish. The 10K run was won by Dublin’s Gary Condon who came in at the finish line at the Brandon Hotel in a time of […]

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Jack Savage, will play an extremely important part in this year's league. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sport: Strand Road Side Beaten In Killarney

May 4, 2014 at 11:54 am 0 comments

Kerins O’Rahilly’s 0-9 Legion 3-9 By Dan Walsh (from Kerins O’Rahilly’s club notes) PLAYED in ideal conditions at the Deerpark pitch, Killarney Legion proved too strong for Kerins O’Rahilly’s, who were without a host of players for this club championship tie. Legion were first on the scoreboard with an early […]

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Was it over the line? Austin Stacks Mikey Collins bears down on the Milltown/Castlemaine goalkeeper for what proved to be a decisive goal in the match on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sport: Tough Battle Sees Stacks Go Through

May 4, 2014 at 11:01 am 0 comments

Austin Stacks 1-11 Milltown/Castlemaine 0-10 Report by Martin Collins (from Austin Stacks notes) THIS replay of round 1 of the Club Championship played in ideal conditions in Milltown on Saturday evening was as intense and as tight as the drawn game six days previously. With both defences excelling early on, the […]

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KDL Weekend Preview 2nd, 4th, 5th of May

KDL Weekend Preview 2nd, 4th, 5th of May

May 1, 2014 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Friday Denny Premier A Park FC v Camp United, 7pm Tommy Healey Memorial Cup Tralee Athletic v Tralee Dynamos 7pm Park have their eye on qualification for the league final and got themselves into second place last weekend after a 5-0 win against Tralee rivals Spa Road. Every point is […]

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Tralee Sailing Club Splashing Out This Weekend

Tralee Sailing Club Splashing Out This Weekend

April 30, 2014 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

TRALEE Sailing Club will be opening its doors this Sunday afternoon May 4 for free. The promotion called ‘Sail Spraoi, Sail Free’ is hoping to attract newcomers to the sport of sailing. Sailing boats will be rigged up and powerboats, kayaks and coastal rowing boats will be ready to take you […]

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All-Ireland Title For Churchill Team

All-Ireland Title For Churchill Team

April 30, 2014 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

IT’S been a fantastic weekend for Churchill as their quiz team brought home an All-Ireland title. The Churchill GAA Scor Quiz team travelled to G.M.I.T centre in Castlebar in Mayo for the finals. This was only the second time the club contested the All-Ireland, the first being in 1971. The team […]

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Sport: Kieran Donaghy Out With Suspected Dislocated Shoulder

Sport: Kieran Donaghy Out With Suspected Dislocated Shoulder

April 28, 2014 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Kieran Donaghy could spend extended time on the sideline due to a suspected dislocated shoulder injury sustained during Austin Stacks first round Championship match against Milltown/Castlemaine yesterday. The player was admitted to Tralee General hospital where he underwent a scan, the results of which should be known today. This is yet […]

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Sport: Extra Time Not Enough to Separate Stacks And Milltown/Castlemaine

Sport: Extra Time Not Enough to Separate Stacks And Milltown/Castlemaine

April 28, 2014 at 9:36 am 0 comments

Austin Stacks  0-11   Milltown/Castemaine 1-08 By Gavin O’Connor EXTRA TIME was needed but it still couldn’t decide a winner between Austin Stacks and Milltown/Castemaine in this scrappy and sometimes ill-tempered Championship encounter. Connolly Park was bathed in sunshine for the 2.30 throw-in, the ground was hard allowing for perfect conditions. The […]

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Sport: Dromid Outshine Na Gaeil In Downpour

Sport: Dromid Outshine Na Gaeil In Downpour

April 27, 2014 at 10:24 am 0 comments

By Gavin O’Connor NA Gaeil will regret not capitalizing on their first half dominance as Dromid Pearses killed off this second round Junior Championship contest with a two goal blitz midway through second half. A wet and blustery Killeen was the venue on Saturday evening for this game played in conditions […]

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Munster Fan Gets The Chop For The Toulon Game

Munster Fan Gets The Chop For The Toulon Game

April 26, 2014 at 8:26 am 0 comments

By Gavin O’Connor MUNSTER-MAD Declan Smith is willing to go one step further for his team. He sported a bright red Mohawk hairstyle for Munster’s Heineken Cup Semi-Final trip to Marseilles to face Toulon in the South of France. The former Louth native, now of Ashgrove, Tralee, said the overall process took three […]

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VIDEO: Moyes “Hung Out To Dry” Says Kerry Man Utd Supporters’ Chairman

VIDEO: Moyes “Hung Out To Dry” Says Kerry Man Utd Supporters’ Chairman

April 23, 2014 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

YESTERDAY morning Manchester United supporters awoke to the news their manager David Moyes had been sacked. Some may have been relieved, but all have been reeling from what has been a disastrous ten months for their club where they have seen rivals overtake them, late goals fly in the other […]

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Sport: Churchill Power Home To Knock Ballymacelligott Out Of Championship

Sport: Churchill Power Home To Knock Ballymacelligott Out Of Championship

April 22, 2014 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

Ballymacelligott 1-11 Churchill 1-16 A storming second half performance by Churchill was the difference as they knocked local rivals out of Junior Championship. Sunny Ballymac was the venue for this first round Junior County Championship encounter and It was Ballymac had the better of the exchanges in the first half. A […]

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Sport: John Mitchels win a classic in Ballyseedy

Sport: John Mitchels win a classic in Ballyseedy

April 22, 2014 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

Intermediate Club Football Championship John Mitchels  1-16   Skellig Rangers 1-11 Extra time was needed in what was a classic championship encounter bathed in sunshine in Ballyseedy last Saturday evening. The first half was a hard fought affair with Mitchels having the share of possession and benefiting from a slight […]

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