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Deirdre, Karina and Kevin O'Carroll at the Austin Stacks v Dingle match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Stacks Fans Kidnap ‘Fungi’ For The Day

October 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks fans are renowned for the colour they bring to matches and Sunday was no exception. They even had a special guest in the form of Fungi dressed in an Austin Stacks jersey (see video below). The fans gathered at headquarters in Connolly Park and paraded up to Austin […]

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SPORT: Donaghy The X-Factor In Stacks’ Triumph

SPORT: Donaghy The X-Factor In Stacks’ Triumph

October 12, 2014 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports from Austin Stack Park where Austin Stacks booked their place in the county final in two weeks time Austin Stacks 2-13 Dingle 1-9 KIERAN Donaghy was the main man for Stacks as they beat Dingle by seven points to book their place in the county final. Players […]

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PHOTOS: A Game Of Two Halves As Lixnaw Crowned Kerry Champs

PHOTOS: A Game Of Two Halves As Lixnaw Crowned Kerry Champs

October 12, 2014 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling expert, Mike O’Halloran, on the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Final replay on Saturday at Austin Stack Park… Lixnaw 1-12 Kilmoyley 0-12 Lixnaw completed the double in Kerry Hurling finals when they added the senior title to the minor title they won last week. I played in the […]

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SPORT: Stacks To Shade It On Sunday…But Only Just!

October 11, 2014 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the Austin Stacks v Dingle Super Valu Senior County Championship Semi-Final at Austin Stacks Park, this Sunday… STACKS and Dingle have a few things in common. Firstly – and they won’t like being reminded of this – they have both suffered heavy county final defeats to Crokes in recent years. […]

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Donaghy Wins GAA GPA Player Of The Month For September

Donaghy Wins GAA GPA Player Of The Month For September

October 9, 2014 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

IT has been announced that, Kieran Donaghy, is the GAA GPA Player of the Month for September. Kieran received the award in Croke Park alongside Kilkenny’s, Richie Power, who picked up the Hurling Player of the Month. “Kieran Donaghy’s role in Kerry’s All-Ireland series push was nothing short of spectacular, […]

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TV Programme To Show Tralee Was ‘Mad For Sam’ At Homecoming

TV Programme To Show Tralee Was ‘Mad For Sam’ At Homecoming

October 9, 2014 at 10:30 am 1 comment

WHILE the Kerry teams’ homecoming to Tralee was skimmed over by RTE, Irish TV captured all the atmosphere and can be seen in a special programme this Friday. A crowd of up to 25,000 people packed Tralee streets to welcome home the Kerry senior and minor teams after their victories over […]

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

SPORT: Three Key Battles That May Decide Austin Stacks v Dingle

October 9, 2014 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

IF you were going to pick the dream match-up of the round before the semi-final draw was made, it would have been this one. Both sides have a panel of full of young, quality players and established stars to make it a hotly anticipated encounter. Dingle remain the only side to […]

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Donaghy One Of 11 Kerry Players Up For An All-Star

Donaghy One Of 11 Kerry Players Up For An All-Star

October 8, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks supremo, Kieran Donaghy, has been nominated for an GAA GPA All-Star Football award along with ten other Kerry players. ‘Star’ is now in a good position to scoop his third All-Star award after Donegal’s Micheal Murphy, who was speculated to take the full-forward spot, was nominated in the […]

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Nicolas Roche, was more than happy to sign autographs for young fans. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Fans Flock To Fels Point To Meet Nicholas Roche

October 8, 2014 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

TOUR DE FRANCE cyclist, Nicholas Roche, came to the Fels Point Hotel on Monday night as part of an event to raise funds for the Donal Walsh LiveLife foundation. A crowd of around 250 cycling fans greeted the ‘Le Tour’ rider. It was a thrill for young fans in particular, who […]

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Pa Daly out the back of his offices in 23 Rock Street where a tannery was once located. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Requests Meeting With Kerry GAA About Lack Of Big Games For Tralee

October 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm 2 comments

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor said that a meeting should take place with members of the GAA county board about the lion’s share of big Kerry games being allocated to Killarney. Sinn Fein Cllr, Pa Daly, brought up the issue at the monthly meeting on Monday and said he would like councillors to meet with board […]

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Austin Stack Park To Host Championship Double Header

Austin Stack Park To Host Championship Double Header

October 6, 2014 at 11:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will host the Garvey’s Supervalu Senior Football Championship semi-finals next Sunday, October 12. Austin Stacks will play Dingle at 2pm followed by the clash of Shannon Rangers and Mid-Kerry at 3.45pm, both in Austin Stack Park. The news will be welcomed by Austin Stacks fans and businesses in the […]

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Full Match Report And Photos: Austin Stacks v West Kerry

Full Match Report And Photos: Austin Stacks v West Kerry

October 6, 2014 at 3:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports on the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday… AUSTIN STACKS navigated their way safely through to the semi-final of the Super Valu County Senior Football Championship, when they overcame West Kerry in a miserable Fitzgerald Stadium by double scores, 0-14 to […]

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The Rock To Meet Dingle In County Semi-Final

October 6, 2014 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks will face Dingle and Shannon Rangers take on Mid Kerry in the semi-finals of the Supervalu Kerry Senior Football ChampionshipK next weekend. The draw was made within the past hour live on Radio Kerry. Times and venue for the double-header will be decided later tonight. Stacks were hugely […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News

St Brendans Park FC Club News

October 6, 2014 at 9:53 am 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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Photo Gallery: Rockies On The Terraces

Photo Gallery: Rockies On The Terraces

October 6, 2014 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

AS is always the case when Austin Stacks are playing, the Rockie faithful turned up in their hundreds on Sunday for the big match. Many took their seats in the stands, but many more took to the terraces in Fitzgerald Stadium to cheer on their team against West Kerry. Mind […]

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Members of St Pat's GAA club with sponsors at the club on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Businesses Invest In St Pat’s GAA Club’s Future

October 6, 2014 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

ST Pat’s GAA Club is looking good for the future with three businesses investing in the club. Representatives from Fitzgibbon Interiors, Poff Motors and O’Shea’s Gala gathered with club officials and youngsters at the club grounds on Sunday morning to announce their sponsorship deals. “We’re very appreciative of the investment,” said […]

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Stacks See Off West Kerry To Make C’ship Semi-Final

Stacks See Off West Kerry To Make C’ship Semi-Final

October 5, 2014 at 6:52 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS, booked their place in the SuperValu Kerry County Senior Championship semi-final after they overcame West Kerry by 0-14  to 0-7 at a rain-soaked Fitzgerald Stadium. Stacks will now go into the semi-final draw tomorrow which will be made live on Radio Kerry at lunchtime. They will face either, […]

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Lixnaw Crowned Minor Hurling Champions

Lixnaw Crowned Minor Hurling Champions

October 5, 2014 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling writer, Mike O’Halloran, on the minor hurling championship final played yesterday in Abbeydorney Lixnaw 3-18 South Kerry 1-9 Lixnaw completed leg one of a possible double of minor and senior hurling championship titles, when they completely out classed a gallant South Kerry outfit in Abbeydorney on Saturday afternoon. […]

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Nicolas Roche, after finishing a race at this years Tour de France.

Internationally Renowned Cyclist Nicolas Roche To Visit Tralee

October 5, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

TOUR DE FRANCE cyclist Nicolas Roche will be in town to help raise funds for the Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation on Monday. Roche will be appearing at the Fels Point Hotel from 7pm. First, fans will get a chance to grab a photo and an autograph during a meet and […]

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Rory Hill, a member of the Ireland U18 golf team and a student of Mercy Mounthawk. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Has A Rory Of Its Own To Take On The Golf World

October 4, 2014 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

YOUNG golfer Rory Hill doesn’t just share a first name with his idol from Northern Ireland. He too can say he has been selected on the Ireland U18 golf team, just as Rory McIlroy was when he was an up and coming golfer. “I was delighted when I got the news, […]

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Weeshie’s ‘Terrace Talk’ Wins Prestigious PPI Award

Weeshie’s ‘Terrace Talk’ Wins Prestigious PPI Award

October 3, 2014 at 10:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Terrace Talk’ programme has scooped the Gold in the category of the ‘Best Sports Programme of the Year’ at the prestigious PPI Awards held on Friday night in Lyrath Castle, Kilkenny. The PPI’s are the ‘Oscars’ of the radio world and the Weeshie Fogarty-presented show was up against such well-known programmes as […]

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GAA Style Icon Paul Galvin Picks Up New Fashion Job

October 3, 2014 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

IN news that might get fashion gurus and GAA followers talking in equal measure, Paul Galvin, has been announced as the new style editor for men’s lifestyle website Joe.ie Paul starts his role with immediate effect. The former Kerry player, who has lived in Tralee for a number of years now, […]

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Blues Delighted Over Tommy Walsh Return

Blues Delighted Over Tommy Walsh Return

October 2, 2014 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN the news came through on Wednesday morning that Tommy Walsh was coming back to Ireland, none were more happy than the people at Kerins O’Rahillys club. Tommy, who left in 2009, is now 26 and coming into the prime of his playing career. The return of one of the Blues’ […]

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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

Preview: Can Stacks Beat The Men From The West?

October 2, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

  Gavin O’Connor previews the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship Quarter Final in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday between Austin Stacks  and  West Kerry  (3:30pm) AUSTIN STACKS resume their county championship ambitions this weekend with added impetus after two seismic events in Kerry football since they defeated Rathmore in the last round of […]

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

‘We’ll Be Treating Sunday’s Game Like A County Final’ Says Austin Stacks’ Boss

October 1, 2014 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great student offer AUSTIN STACKS return to senior county championship football once again this weekend after a long gap when they face West Kerry in Killarney, this Sunday at 3.30pm. The Stacks will play in the second game of a double header which also features […]

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Confirmed: Tommy Walsh Is Coming Home

Confirmed: Tommy Walsh Is Coming Home

October 1, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

TOMMY WALSH has confirmed he is leaving the Sydney Swans and coming home to Tralee. The former Kerry star told Sydney Swans TV he is leaving and returning to Ireland at the end of 2014. “I’ll be going back to my club Kerins O’Rahilly’s and I don’t know, but maybe Kerry […]

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Physio Talk: Shin-splints – Treat The Cause Not The Symptoms

Physio Talk: Shin-splints – Treat The Cause Not The Symptoms

September 30, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Chartered Physiotherapist, Dr Derek Griffin, on the problem 0f Shin-splints… 1. Introduction Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) or “shin splints” is a common running-related injury with approximately 15% of novice runners reporting shin pain within a year of starting running. The problem is often difficult to manage with recent evidence […]

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Kilkenny Hurling team doctor and Traleeman, Dr Tadhg Crowley.

Meet The Tralee Man Who Has Kilkenny Hurling In Good Health

September 30, 2014 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

YOU might be surprised to learn that at the heart of of the most successful hurling team of all time is a Tralee man. Dr Tadhg Crowley originally from Oakpark, has been the chief medic for nine All-Ireland winning Kilkenny hurling sides. The most recent of which coming last Saturday […]

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St Brendans Park FC News 29/09/14

St Brendans Park FC News 29/09/14

September 29, 2014 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

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 following are the times for […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Incident Overshadows Hurling Final

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Incident Overshadows Hurling Final

September 28, 2014 at 9:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on a controversial day at the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC final… Lixnaw 0-11 Kilmoyley 0-11 My “sit on the fence” prediction last week was a draw and with Lixnaw involved, a draw is always a good call given their record of draws in the county championship. […]

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