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Are You Going For GOAL Tonight?

Are You Going For GOAL Tonight?

September 24, 2014 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be some craic tonight in Austin Stack Park when the All-Ireland champions take part in the GOAL Challenge charity match. The victorious Kerry team will play an exhibition ‘A versus B’ match on the night with plenty of scores and family fun guaranteed. Players and management will be available for […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley To Take Title By A Narrow Margin

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Kilmoyley To Take Title By A Narrow Margin

September 24, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, says the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Final this Sunday will be a close run thing… Lixnaw and Kilmoyley meet in the Garveys SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship next Sunday in Austin Stacks Park in Tralee. Lixnaw come into this game having had five games in […]

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Five Reasons Why It Was Kerry’s Year

Five Reasons Why It Was Kerry’s Year

September 24, 2014 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for great offer Nobody expected it so why are Kerry champions again. Gavin O’Connor tries to make sense of it… New blood With Tomas O’Sé, Paul Galvin and Eoin Brosnan exiting the camp, one of the main reasons Kerry were written off at the start of championship […]

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John Talks To Us About Ripping Up That All-Ireland ‘Ticket’

John Talks To Us About Ripping Up That All-Ireland ‘Ticket’

September 23, 2014 at 8:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Ardfert man who became an internet sensation on Tuesday when the video of him earning €2,000 for his club in an AIB challenge, has spoken to TraleeToday.ie about the experience. When, John Dowling, a teacher at Mercy Mounthawk, was faced with the difficult decision of ripping up his All-Ireland final ticket in […]

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VIDEO: ‘Star’ Of The Stage At The Homecoming

VIDEO: ‘Star’ Of The Stage At The Homecoming

September 23, 2014 at 8:10 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was proud day for the Austin Stacks Club on Sunday when Kieran Donaghy collected his fourth All-Ireland medal and the biggest roar of the night was reserved for the Rockie when he was interviewed on stage last night. After Chairman of Kerry County Council, John Brassil, and Mayor Of […]

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Three townies and one blow-in. David Moran, Barry John Keane and Marc O'Se take in the crowd on Denny St. Marc O'Se who now lives in Tralee later remarked that this year's homecoming was one of the best moments in his career. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Welcome Kerry Heroes Back To Tralee

September 23, 2014 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

AN estimated crowd of about 25,000 lined the streets of Tralee to welcome the victorious Kerry football teams on what was the biggest homecoming since 1997. The Tralee lads, were the cup bearers for much of the journey with David Moran, Barry John Keane and Kieran Donaghy at the rear […]

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VIDEO: Ardfert Player Receives Ultimate Club Versus County Test

VIDEO: Ardfert Player Receives Ultimate Club Versus County Test

September 23, 2014 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S one of the most hotly debated questions in the GAA world; which is more important to you, club or county? Many people might talk a big game about how the club is the most important thing to them, but before the ball was thrown in on Sunday, Ardfert clubman John […]

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Seamus O’Connor, Valentia, David Moran and Mike Keane at the after-match function in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

David Moran: “It’s Mission Accomplished”

September 22, 2014 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE man who had a very special year in the green and gold (and blue) is David Moran. TraleeToday.ie caught up with him at the Ballsbridge Hotel on Sunday night during the after-match celebrations to get his thoughts on the match. “It still hasn’t sunk in, maybe in the morning […]

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Members of Tralee Rugby Club and Sisters Laura and Emer O'Mahony played on opposite teams in the Inter-Pro final between Munster and Connacht on in Tralee Rugby Club. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Inter-Pro Final and Family Fun At Tralee Rugby Club

September 22, 2014 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

ON Saturday Tralee Rugby Club hosted both an Interprovincial Senior Ladies Final between Munster v Connacht and a ‘Family Fun Day’. The Inter-pro final featured seven players who play for Tralee Rugby Club across both sides, with Connacht in fact having four players drawn from the Tralee club. There was […]

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Kerins O'Rahilly's Juveniles wish David Moran, Barry John Keane and Cormac Coffey the best of luck ahead of All Ireland Final day. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Final Countdown: ‘Naríns’ Out In Force To Wish Luck To All-Ireland Heroes

September 21, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a bit more of a pep in the step of Kerins O’Rahilly’s people during the week knowing that on All-Ireland final day the club will have three players involved with Kerry; David Moran and Barry John Keane for the seniors and Cormac Coffey for the minors. The excitement […]

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Kerry will be without James O'Donoghue for the entire league campaign because of a shoulder injury. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Final Countdown: Kerry Class And New Found Grit To Grind Out All-Ireland Win

September 21, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

By Gavin O’Connor A KERRY final defeat can live long in the memory, but their path to a final can be often thrown to one side. Whatever happens this Sunday, 2014 will be a year that won’t be easily forgotten. Back in February, Kerry’s odds of winning the All-Ireland went from […]

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Barry O'Shea

Final Countdown: Barry O’Shea – Kerry To Win But Expect A Few Surprises

September 20, 2014 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

Our football columnist, Barry O’Shea, tips Kerry to just shade it on Sunday… THE week before the All-Ireland Final is not the easiest thing in the world to deal with. It was the worst part of the whole thing for me. I was always a bit edgy, I didn’t want […]

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Final Countdown: Minors To Win But For The Seniors It’s 50/50 Says Charlie Nelligan

Final Countdown: Minors To Win But For The Seniors It’s 50/50 Says Charlie Nelligan

September 20, 2014 at 8:31 am Comments are Disabled

CHARLIE Nelligan’s on The Mall is never found wanting when it comes to showing the colours for the All-Ireland. We called in and asked the seven-time All-Ireland senior medal winner, how he thinks Sunday will go for the men in green and gold. “Well I think the minors could win alright. The seniors […]

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Kerry Minors Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Final Countdown: Barry And Morgan Ready For All-Ireland Minor Final

September 19, 2014 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Sunday Kerry will look to banish 20 years of hurt when the minor team take to the field in Croke Park. Traleetoday.ie spoke to two minor players who are taking it all in their stride ahead of the All-Ireland Minor Final showdown against Donegal. Andrew Barry and Jack Morgan […]

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Final Countdown: Kieran Donaghy – A Star Is Reborn

Final Countdown: Kieran Donaghy – A Star Is Reborn

September 19, 2014 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

Player Profile – By Gavin O’Connor THERE was a sense of deja-vu when Kieran Donaghy caught his first ball of many over Mayo’s Ger Cafferkey in the drawn semi-final. It was almost a decade ago, in a qualifier match in 2006 against Longford in Killarney, when Donaghy announced himself with a […]

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Kerry Senior And Minor Teams Announced For All-Ireland Finals

Kerry Senior And Minor Teams Announced For All-Ireland Finals

September 18, 2014 at 8:37 pm Comments are Disabled

MARC O Sé is back in the starting line-up for Sunday’s All-Ireland final along with Stephen O’Brien. These are the two personnel changes in the Kerry Senior Football Team to play Donegal in the All Ireland Senior Football Championship Final on Sunday, from the side that started the semi final replay […]

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Eoin Liston is critical of Kerry performance against Tipperary. File photo.

Final Countdown: Eoin Liston And Ger Power Talk About The Big Match

September 18, 2014 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

  WITH the Kerry team to play the All-Ireland set to be announced later this evening, Traleetoday.ie caught up with two legends of the game, Eoin ‘Bomber’ Liston and Ger Power, who between them in their careers collected 15 senior Celtic crosses. We spoke to the Kerry greats about  Sunday’s game […]

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Final Countdown: Tralee Band’s ‘Star’ Turn For Kerry

Final Countdown: Tralee Band’s ‘Star’ Turn For Kerry

September 17, 2014 at 11:44 pm Comments are Disabled

WE got another song for Kerry to show you! This time it comes from a Tralee band called Rouge featuring Paudie Hobbert. The lads are huge Kerry fans and recorded a song to the air of Christie Hennessy’s ‘I Am A Star’, so you-know-who features quite prominently in the video. […]

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Final Countdown: David Moran – The Comeback Kid

Final Countdown: David Moran – The Comeback Kid

September 17, 2014 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

Player Profile – By Gavin O’Connor HAS there been a player in the Championship this year who has emerged from the shadows to the extent David Moran has? The Strand Road club man has already received recognition of his performances when he was awarded the GAA/GPA Player of the month for […]

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Final Countdown: County Board Says Ticket Allocation Now Fully Distributed

Final Countdown: County Board Says Ticket Allocation Now Fully Distributed

September 17, 2014 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

THE County Board says that Kerry’s full allocation of tickets for Sunday’s All-Ireland Finals, including the second allocation received over the weekend, has been distributed to the clubs and GAA units around the county. They have also said that ticket demand for the after match function for Kerry GAA supporters to […]

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Final Countdown: Mitchels Area Awash With Colour Ahead Of Sunday

Final Countdown: Mitchels Area Awash With Colour Ahead Of Sunday

September 16, 2014 at 4:30 pm Comments are Disabled

WE decided to hop into the car and take a trip up to the Mitchels area today (Tuesday) to see if there was much colour around the heartland of the green and gold. We weren’t disappointed! The residents of Mitchels Avenue and Hawley Park especially, made a great effort with flags and […]

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Final Countdown: Barry John Keane – The Man To Make An Impact

Final Countdown: Barry John Keane – The Man To Make An Impact

September 16, 2014 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  Player Profile – By Gavin O’Connor BARRY John Keane’s ability to make an instant impact on games when introduced is quickly earning him a ‘super-sub’ reputation. It’s one he wouldn’t welcome because, like every member of the panel, they want to be in the action right from the start. It may come […]

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At the launch of the Tralee Tennis Club 'BMW Club Championships' were from left: Roberta Kneeshaw (Chairperson), John Finnegan (Treasurer), Gordan Lunn (Aherns Garage), Rosemary Broderick (P.R.O), Clíodhna Routledge and Nuala Finnegan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Tennis Club To Hold Five Day ‘BMW Championship’

September 16, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Tennis Club will host a tournament that will run over five days next week from Tuesday to Saturday. “This year the championships are going to be bigger and better, it’s going to be an extremely exciting week of tennis,” said Rosemary Broderick PRO of Tralee Tennis Club. The five day tournament, called […]

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Physio Talk: Load Management Is The Key To Preventing Running Injuries

Physio Talk: Load Management Is The Key To Preventing Running Injuries

September 15, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Chartered Physiotherapist, Derek Griffin, on how to prevent running injuries Running continues to grow in popularity with recent studies showing that as little as five to ten minutes of running per day results in significant health benefits. However, approximately 27% of novice runners will report an injury within the first […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Secure Final Date With Kilmoyley

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw Secure Final Date With Kilmoyley

September 15, 2014 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, was at the Kerry SHC semi-final replay on Saturday between Lixnaw and St Brendan’s… Lixnaw 0-14 St Brendans 0-13 Only one point separated Lixnaw and St Brendan’s in the replay of Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry County Senior Hurling Championship semi-final played in Austin Stacks Park on Saturday […]

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Liam O'Sullivan with two young participants in the sumo wrestling at the St Pat's GAA Club Family Fun Day on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Sun Shines For St Pat’s Family Fun Day

September 15, 2014 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great sense of a community coming together in the name of fun on Sunday, as St Pat’s GAA club hosted their annual family day. Hundreds turned up in the autumn sunshine for an afternoon of music, puppet shows and games, with plenty food and refreshments laid on […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News 15/09/14

St Brendans Park FC Club News 15/09/14

September 15, 2014 at 10:09 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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Final Countdown: Seven Things That Happen In Kerry During All-Ireland Week

Final Countdown: Seven Things That Happen In Kerry During All-Ireland Week

September 15, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean WE’RE less than a week away from throw-in and butterflies have taken up residence in our extended tummies here at TraleeToday.ie. All-Ireland week brings out the madness in all of us so we’ve decided to compile a few indications that final day is nearly here… Continued below… 1. […]

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AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

AUDIO: Listen To The Kerry All-Ireland Song Here

September 13, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

ON Tuesday we told you about Killarney-based band, The Kingdom, who will release “Come on Kerry Live the Dream” on Monday in support of Kerry’s bid to win back Sam Maguire. Well we’ve got the audio here so have a listen to it and sing along to the lyrics below to get you […]

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David Moran Wins GAA/GPA All Star Player Of The Month For August

David Moran Wins GAA/GPA All Star Player Of The Month For August

September 11, 2014 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

IT will come as no surprise to many that Kerry’s David Moran has been named the football Opel GAA/GPA All Star player of the month for August. The Kerins O’Rahilly’s man showed well in the All-Ireland quarter final match against Galway game earlier in the month, but it was his performances in […]

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