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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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Rugby View: Will JJ Hanrahan Stay Or Will He Go?

Rugby View: Will JJ Hanrahan Stay Or Will He Go?

December 11, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on the speculation that Kerryman, JJ Hanrahan, could be leaving Munster… IT is all over print, broadcast and digital media that Currow man and Munster Rugby star J J Hanrahan has been offered a contract with Nothampton Saints – figures of €190,000 contract are being […]

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Rugby View: Can Munster Beat Clermont? Of Course They Can!

Rugby View: Can Munster Beat Clermont? Of Course They Can!

December 10, 2014 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, believes Munster can overcome Clermont Auvergne in France next weekend… Munster were bullied into submission by Clermont Auvergne last Saturday evening in Thomond Park, when they surrendered their impressive record of beating French opposition 23 times in Limerick. Munster travel to France on Sunday for […]

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PHOTOS: Stacks Ladies Club And U14 Awards Evenings

PHOTOS: Stacks Ladies Club And U14 Awards Evenings

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

AUSTIN Stacks Clubhouse hosted two awards ceremonies over Sunday and Monday to honour both their ladies club and their Under 14 boys team. Last Sunday evening, players, parents and officers of the Austin Stacks Ladies club gathered for our annual awards evening. Members of the Kerry and Munster Club Championship winning […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News 08/12/14

St Brendans Park FC Club News 08/12/14

December 8, 2014 at 10:39 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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Death Of Handballing Legend Tom ‘Roundy’ McEllistrim

Death Of Handballing Legend Tom ‘Roundy’ McEllistrim

December 7, 2014 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of the legends of Irish handball has passed away. Tom ‘Roundy’ McEllistrim from Ballymac, who won several All-Ireland titles in an illustrious career which spanned decades, passed away on Sunday morning. He was 75. In his career he won four Junior Singles All Irelands [Softball and Hardball] in 1966, […]

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At the Kerry Hurling All Star Awards in Parkers Bar Kilflynn were, from left: David Moran, Dara Shanahan (Young Hurler of The Year), Declan Lovett, Tom Murnan (Player of The Year), Denis Moran. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Who Were The Kerry Hurling Stars Of 2014?

December 7, 2014 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

  A CELEBATION of  Kerry hurling was held at Parker’s Bar in Kilflynn on Saturday night for the Kerry All-Stars night. Kerry county champions Lixnaw and Kilmoyley shared the spoils with four awards each on the night, followed by Abbeydorney and St Brendan’s with two each and Crotta with one. […]

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Will They, Won’t They?: Why Austin Stacks Can Win The All-Ireland…But Then Again Maybe Not

Will They, Won’t They?: Why Austin Stacks Can Win The All-Ireland…But Then Again Maybe Not

December 6, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER securing Munster, Stephen Stack and his men set their sights on their next conquest, a tilt at the greatest prize in club football. The question on everyone’s lips over Christmas will be, can they go all the way? Gavin O’Connor weighs up the pros and cons of this Rock side […]

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VIDEO: CBS The Green Defeated By The Sem In O’Sullivan Cup Decider

VIDEO: CBS The Green Defeated By The Sem In O’Sullivan Cup Decider

December 4, 2014 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Match report and video highlights (below, courtesy of CBS The Green) of Kerry Colleges Under 18½ – O’Sullivan Cup Final… St Brendans Killarney 1-19 C.B.S The Green 1-7 A damp and wet John Mitchels GAA grounds, hosted a brilliant battle between two of Kerry’s elite level teams, St Brendans Killarney and C.B.S […]

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VIDEO: Donal Walsh And Paul Galvin Feature In Amazing Video To Promote Derryquay Man’s Organisation

VIDEO: Donal Walsh And Paul Galvin Feature In Amazing Video To Promote Derryquay Man’s Organisation

December 4, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

A FORMER footballer of the year, an inspirational youth movement leader and one of our most well-known landmarks, feature in a video that showcases the astonishing skill of hurling. And it’s all to promote a new organisation which is the brainchild of a Derryquay native, Eamonn Sayers. Former Wexford hurler, Diarmuid […]

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Fenit Samphires FC Club News

Fenit Samphires FC Club News

December 3, 2014 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

We would like to wish our player Brian O’Regan the best of luck in Lake Macquarie, Australia where he is competing in the International Children’s Games. Brian is the goalkeeper for the soccer team who have travelled to Australia and we know he will do his best and do us proud! […]

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Who Will Win The Kerry Hurling All-Stars This Saturday?

Who Will Win The Kerry Hurling All-Stars This Saturday?

December 3, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hurling All Stars 2014 will be held in Parker’s Bar, Kilflynn on this Saturday night at 7.30pm. The annual awards night, now in its second year, was the brain child of TraleeToday.ie’s hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran who, along with the meticulous work of Timmy Sheehan set up an […]

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VIDEO: The Trailer For Austin Stacks ‘Rockumentary’ Looks Pretty Good

VIDEO: The Trailer For Austin Stacks ‘Rockumentary’ Looks Pretty Good

December 2, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks memorable journey to the Munster Club crown has been captured on a DVD to be on sale for the Christmas market. Rory Kirby has been filming the Austin Stacks progress through the championship this year, getting exclusive interviews and access to the Munster champions for ‘2014 – A Rockumentary’. […]

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