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Denis Mcellgott in action for Austin Stacks in the 2014 Munster semi-final. Photo byb Dermot Crean

Five Town Players Selected For IT Tralee Team To Face Kerry In McGrath Cup

January 9, 2015 at 4:23 pm 1 comment

  IT TRALEE manager, Noel Kennelly, has announced his starting team that will face Kerry in the McGrath Cup this Sunday and it features five players from Tralee clubs. Three Austin Stacks players are in the side, Denis McElligott, Ciaran O’Connell and Alan Duggan. John Mitchels are represented George Bastible […]

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Dillane Full Of Praise For Tralee Club In Irish Independent Interview

Dillane Full Of Praise For Tralee Club In Irish Independent Interview

January 9, 2015 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee Rugby player, Ultan Dillane, has been making a name for himself over Christmas and has even been interviewed for the Irish Independent website where he is full of praise for his home club. “Tralee RFC is a brilliant club and everyone is so nice down there. Our old manager […]

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Stephen Stack. Photo by Dermot Crean

“We Haven’t Taken Our Foot Off The Pedal” Says Stacks Boss

January 9, 2015 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor caught up with Austin Stacks boss, Stephen Stack, to find out how preparations are going for the All-Ireland semi-final next month… THE countdown is well and truly on for Austin Stacks date in the All-Ireland semi-final against Ulster champions, Slaughtneil, which is now just five weeks away. A great challenge […]

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Director of '2014: A Rockumentary' Rory Kirby and Siobhan Naugthon manning the DVD stand, at the premiere in Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Stacks’ ‘Rockumentary’ DVD Wins Top GAA Award

January 8, 2015 at 12:11 pm 1 comment

AND the awards keep on coming. There was more great news for Austin Stacks today as it was announced the ‘Rockumentary’ DVD on their amazing county and Munster final successes, filmed and directed by Rory Kirby, has won a McNamee Award. The GAA McNamee Awards are held annually to honour excellence in […]

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Munster Confirm That JJ Hanrahan Will Leave For Northampton

January 7, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  DISAPPOINTING news has come through for Munster Rugby fans in the county, with the announcement that Currow native JJ Hanrahan will leave the province at the end of the current season to join Aviva Premiership side Northampton Saints. Despite being offered a three year deal with Munster, the Kerry man confirmed his […]

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Kerry To Play McGrath Cup Game Against ITT At Austin Stack Park

Kerry To Play McGrath Cup Game Against ITT At Austin Stack Park

January 6, 2015 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW season gets underway for the Kerry senior team this Sunday in the McGrath Cup when they play IT Tralee in Austin Stack Park at 2pm. With the Kerry first team and panel currently in South Africa and scheduled to come back Sunday/Monday, U21 boss Darragh Ó Sé will take the […]

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Fenit Samphires FC News

Fenit Samphires FC News

January 6, 2015 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

We would to thank everyone who attended our annual table quiz at the Tankard on December 28th. A great night was had by all and it was well supported. We would also like to wish all of our players, trainers, supporters and sponsors a Happy New Year. U16s: The 16s […]

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At the launch Austin Stacks corporate lunch were, from left: Wayne Guthrie, Stephen Stack and Shane Carroll.

Austin Stacks To Hold Corporate Lunch To Help Buy ‘Nuns Field’

January 6, 2015 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

NOT resting on their laurels after the incredible success of 2014, county and Munster champions, Austin Stacks are making a push to develop the ‘Nuns Field’ in Connolly Park up to a top class standard. On Friday, January 30, Austin Stacks GAA Club will hold a corporate lunch to raise […]

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

Five Tralee Players In Action For Kerry Under 21s

January 5, 2015 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

  FIVE players from town were in action for the Kerry U21s at the weekend when they drew 0-13 to 1-10 with Roscommon in round one of the Hastings Cup. There was a Tralee man selected in all but one of the outfield lines. Cormac Coffey (Kerins O’Rahilly’s) lined out at […]

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Big Names In Irish Sport Due For ITT Convention

Big Names In Irish Sport Due For ITT Convention

January 5, 2015 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

IT TRALEE Health and Leisure Department are set to hold a sports convention next month which will feature guest speakers, including Ireland boxing team’s sports psychologist Gerry Hussey and the Kerry’s All-Ireland winning captain and Waterford IT lecturer, Fionn Fitzgerald. On the back of last year’s successful event, fITTsport 2015 will […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News

St Brendans Park FC Club News

January 5, 2015 at 9:54 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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Mike O’Halloran: Reflections On A Sporting Year

Mike O’Halloran: Reflections On A Sporting Year

January 3, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

Our hurling and rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, reflects on his personal highlights of the year in sport 2014…  In a year when Kerry footballers won the senior, minor All Irelands and the juniors were Munster Champs, a few other sporting moments caught my interest. 1. Ultimate Frisbee. My son in […]

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David Moran and Colm Cooper cerebrate in thof the aftermath of last year's All-Ireland final. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Five Things To Look Forward To In Kerry GAA For 2015

January 2, 2015 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Last year was a great one for Austin Stacks and Kerry football, but what can we look forward to this year? Gavin O’Connor takes a look at 2015 and five factors which could make it a vintage year… 1. The return of ‘Gooch’ and Tommy Walsh Marc O’Se recently said that […]

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Austin Stack's players and fans celebrate winning the county championship last November. Photo by Dermot Crean.

REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part Two)

December 30, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

  Part two of our look back on 10 significant sporting stories we covered around over the past eight months. (click here for part one)…  The Dennehy Brothers Star For Cork City In a county not in short supply of famous GAA siblings, the two Dennehys, Billy and Darren, have been blazing […]

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REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part One)

REVIEW 2014: Ten Sporting Moments To Remember (Part One)

December 29, 2014 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

We look back on 10 sporting stories we covered around Tralee over the past eight months, that were significant in different ways (part 2 tomorrow)…   Ultan Dillane Makes Senior Debut For Connaught Former Tralee RFC  youth player, Ultan Dillane, was selected in the Connacht squad which faced Leinster in their Pro12 clash in the […]

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

PHOTOS: Telling The Big GAA Stories Of The Year Through Pictures

December 28, 2014 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE been taking photos at the big GAA games since TraleeToday.ie went live in April. Here we look back at some of the images we took, which tell the big stories of the year… Continued below… • It’s amazing to think now that back in May, while Austin Stacks were taking […]

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Young Tralee Rugby Star Could Make Debut Tonight Against Leinster

Young Tralee Rugby Star Could Make Debut Tonight Against Leinster

December 19, 2014 at 11:54 am 1 comment

GREAT news has come through for rugby followers in town with the announcement that former Tralee RFC  youth player, Ultan Dillane, has been selected in the Connacht squad that will face Leinster in their Pro12 clash in the RDS tonight. Growing up only minutes from the Rugby Club in Ballydunlea, Ultan […]

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Stacks Club Are Kerry Champions In Latest Funding From Munster Council

Stacks Club Are Kerry Champions In Latest Funding From Munster Council

December 18, 2014 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks are not only top dogs in Kerry on the field, but they are also the club that got the most funds from the Munster GAA Council in their 2014 Development Grant Scheme. The Munster GAA Council has announced details of the 2014 Scheme, funding club and school capital development […]

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PHOTOS: Tralee ICG Team Does Kerry Proud Down Under

PHOTOS: Tralee ICG Team Does Kerry Proud Down Under

December 18, 2014 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee International Children’s Games team returned from Australia last Friday after an amazing experience Down Under. The 48th annual International Children’s Games, were in Australia for the first time at Lake Macquarie near Sydney and proved to be a huge success among the athletes competing from 82 towns and cities across the […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Wins Third Basketball Title In A Row

Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí Wins Third Basketball Title In A Row

December 18, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí girls senior basketball team won the South West Regionals in Division C for the third year in a row last week. They played two matches on the day (December 9). The semi-final was played against Colaiste Mhuire in which they were in the lead throughout, the whole squad […]

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Paul Geaney celebrating his goal in the All-Ireland final against Donegal. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Kerry GAA Makes It Into Top Ten Google Sports Search List

December 17, 2014 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

ROMAN ABRAMOVICH’s millions had nothing over the Kingdom in 2014, when it came to the Irish public’s interest in sports teams. In a top ten list of sports searches compiled by Google Trends in Ireland, Kerry GAA, made it in the top ten – just ahead of Chelsea FC – in ninth […]

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VIDEO: Dinny Gets A Nice Delivery From Irish Rugby Legend

VIDEO: Dinny Gets A Nice Delivery From Irish Rugby Legend

December 16, 2014 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man Dinny Culloty got a nice early Christmas present on Wednesday last when he received tickets for the Ireland v England rugby clash next year from none other than Munster and Irish legend, Ronan O’Gara. It was all part of a ‘ThreeIreland’ campaign to deliver seasonal spontaneity to unsuspecting […]

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Causeway U21 Champions Honour The Memory Of Former Teammate

Causeway U21 Champions Honour The Memory Of Former Teammate

December 16, 2014 at 2:28 pm 1 comment

AFTER lifting their first Kerry U21 title in 35 years, the victorious Causeway team brought the cup to the graveside of one of their former teammates, Kevin Diggin, who died earlier this year. Causeway beat St. Brendan’s Ardfert by a  0–18 to  0–9 in Austin Stack Park on Sunday, to […]

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Tralee Golf Club Results

Tralee Golf Club Results

December 15, 2014 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Results Sunday 14th December 2014 Whiskey Singles 1.st John Gibbons(13)18pts 2.nd Anthony 0’Connor(17)16pts 3.rd Mark Leahy (12) 16pts WINTER RULES APPLY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE TIMESHEETS OPEN 6pm TUESDAY BEFORE COMPETITION 16.Dec- 18 Hole Tuesday Singles QUALIFYING COMPETITION 20.Dec-Guest/Member Casual Golf 21.Dec-Captain’s Waltz Christmas Party/Fun Day 23.Dec-18 Hole Tuesday Singles QUALIFYING COMPETITION […]

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Rugby: Two Big Days Ahead For Munster

Rugby: Two Big Days Ahead For Munster

December 15, 2014 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby writer, Mike O’Halloran, on a disappointing day for Munster yesterday… I ASKED in my preview of this game Can Munster win and I answered ‘of course they can’, but I was wrong. Try as they might, Munster could not overcome ASM Clermont Auvergne, even after getting a dream start. […]

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St Brendans Park FC 15/12/14

St Brendans Park FC 15/12/14

December 15, 2014 at 9:57 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 U6’s […]

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Daniel Kirby, Ben Murphy, Billy Kirby, Grace Kirby, Kate Kirby and Cara Kirby meet Santa at the Tralee Rugby Club Christmas Family Day on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Family Day At Tralee Rugby Club

December 14, 2014 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Santa guy really gets around town these days. He turned up again at Tralee Rugby Club on Saturday morning as the club hosted a family day which drew a big crowd of kids and their parents. “It’s just a little Christmas party for the kids,” said Gerard Hill, Chairman […]

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Kilkenny hurling team manager, Brian Cody, is presented with honorary life membership of Austin Stacks Hurling & Football Club by Aidan O'Connor, Club Chairman, Liam Lynch, Club Vice-Chairman, Stephen Stack, Senior Football Team manager and Elma Nix, Club Secretary.

PHOTOS: Kilkenny Supremo Feels At Home With The Black And Amber

December 13, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE Stacks team got some food for thought over the Christmas period as they received a motivational speech from the greatest hurling manager of them all, Brian Cody, on Friday evening. There was a large gathering at Connolly Park for the Kilkenny supremo’s visit to Tralee where he was accompanied […]

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Barry O’Shea: My ‘Tralee Team Of The Year’

Barry O’Shea: My ‘Tralee Team Of The Year’

December 12, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

Our GAA columnist, Barry O’Shea, makes some tough calls in picking his Tralee ‘Team Of The Year’… THE thing about these end of year teams is they’re just a bit of fun. When selecting the team I had to make a lot of tough calls. Going on what I’ve seen in […]

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Director of '2014: A Rockumentary' Rory Kirby and Siobhan Naugthon manning the DVD stand, at the premiere in Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Austin Stacks Faithful Catch First Look At DVD Of Momentous Year

December 11, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  PLAYERS, club officials and the greater Austin Stacks family gathered at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night for the premiere of ‘2014: A Rockumentary’. The DVD, put together by Rory Kirby, tells the story of Austin Stacks triumphant year in the wake of 2013’s disappointment of losing the County Final to Dr Crokes. Continued […]

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