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VIDEO: Austin Stacks Players Talk About Winning The County Title

VIDEO: Austin Stacks Players Talk About Winning The County Title

November 3, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

YESTERDAY was an incredible day for Austin Stacks players, many of whom had been toiling for years to get their hands on a Kerry senior county championship medal. We caught up with a few of them at The Brogue Inn and the Austin Stacks Clubhouse on Sunday night. TraleeToday.ie’s Gavin […]

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VIDEO:  The Rock Fans Get Tunnel Vision

VIDEO: The Rock Fans Get Tunnel Vision

November 2, 2014 at 8:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ON a day when the Austin Stacks team rose to the occasion to win their first senior championship county title since 1994, so did the famous Rockies’ support. Stacks beat Mid Kerry by 2-13 to 1-7 in a replay of the senior county championship final in Killarney and hundreds of Rock […]

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

VIDEO/PHOTOS: The Star, The Power And The Glory

November 2, 2014 at 8:15 pm Comments are Disabled

TWENTY years. Kerry football was still in the famine years the last time the Rock won a county title. Back then, a young Pa Laide was instrumental in bringing the Bishop Moynihan Cup back to Connolly Park. William Kirby was still a Na Gaeil player, moving to the Stacks in […]

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Match Report: Champions! Austin Stacks End 20 Years Of Hurt

Match Report: Champions! Austin Stacks End 20 Years Of Hurt

November 2, 2014 at 7:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor on a momentous day for Austin Stacks… Austin Stacks 2-13 Mid Kerry 1-7 AUSTIN Stacks ended a 20 year barren spell without a senior county championship title in emphatic style against Mid Kerry in Killarney on  Sunday.. With the light dimming, captain Barry Shanahan lifted the Bishop Moynihan […]

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County Final: Why Today We Should All Be Rockies

County Final: Why Today We Should All Be Rockies

November 2, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

TraleeToday.ie Editor, Dermot Crean, on why he’s hoping for a ‘Tralee’ victory today, despite not being a Rockie… I’M not a Rockie. I’ve never played for Stacks and I even hated them when I was a young U12 forward for Na Gaeil back in the mid 80s. At that time, Na […]

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PHOTOS: Giles And Delaney Present Kerry Soccer Awards

PHOTOS: Giles And Delaney Present Kerry Soccer Awards

November 1, 2014 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

IT was awards night for the Kerry District League at the Kingdom Greyhound Track on Friday with two special guests. Legendary footballer and pundit, John Giles, presented trophies to representatives of winning cup teams in Kerry competitions, while Chief Executive of the FAI, John Delaney, who is no stranger to […]

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Donaghy Calls For Another ‘Star’ Performance From Rockie Fans

Donaghy Calls For Another ‘Star’ Performance From Rockie Fans

November 1, 2014 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks talisman, Kieran Donaghy, is calling for more of the same from Rockie fans this Sunday as they attempt to win their first county title in 20 years. The Kerry star spoke to TraleeToday.ie at the ‘Be A Star Dominos Basketball Camp’ on Thursday (click here for more […]

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Kieran Donaghy and coach Vinny Murphy with kids taking part in the 'Be A Star Dominos Basketball Camp' at the John Mitchels GAA Camp   in Ballyseedy on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Basketball Is Coming Back Says ‘Star’ At Camp For Kids

October 31, 2014 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

KIERAN Donaghy was keeping himself on his toes ahead of Sunday’s County Final this week, as he trained young basketballers in the John Mitchels GAA Complex. Over 150 teenagers from all over town and beyond attended his ‘Be A Star Dominos Basketball Camp’, as Kieran explained to TraleeToday.ie when we […]

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Liverpool FC Legend John Barnes To Meet Fans In Tralee

Liverpool FC Legend John Barnes To Meet Fans In Tralee

October 31, 2014 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of Anfield’s greatest heroes, John Barnes, will visit Tralee on Friday, November 28. It’s all a part of charity night being held by the Kerry Liverpool Supporters Club, in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre. Tickets are €20 with all proceeds, after costs, going towards the Tralee branch of the […]

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Kieran Donaghy, bares down on goal against Mid Kerry.

Three Big Questions For The County Final Replay

October 31, 2014 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at Sunday’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC replay and asks three vital questions… Can Donaghy be used more effectively? During last Sunday’s thrilling match, Kieran Donaghy didn’t spend the entirety hovering around the square where he had been so effective during the semi-final against Dingle and indeed for Kerry […]

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VIDEO: Remember John Who Tore Up His All-Ireland Ticket? The Story Continues…

VIDEO: Remember John Who Tore Up His All-Ireland Ticket? The Story Continues…

October 30, 2014 at 8:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  EVERYONE knows the story of the Ardfert man who tore up his All-Ireland ticket in order to get €2,000 for his GAA club. But what happened next? John Dowling and his girlfriend were stopped by a film crew from AIB outside Croke Park on All-Ireland final day and he […]

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Shane Carroll and Stephen Stack, celebrate, Kieran Donaghy's, goal with fans last Sunday. Photo by Oscar Brophy.

Hundreds Of Rockies To Board Free Coaches To The Replay

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

AROUND 700 Austin Stacks fans are expected to board free coaches to Killarney next week thanks to the club. But the change of venue for this Sunday’s county final replay has forced Rockies to abandon their famous march to the stadium before big matches. Because the replay between Austin Stacks and Mid Kerry […]

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Birthday Boy Stephen Dedicates Dublin Marathon First To Memory Of His Friend

Birthday Boy Stephen Dedicates Dublin Marathon First To Memory Of His Friend

October 29, 2014 at 4:29 pm 1 comment

VETERAN athlete Stephen Griffin enjoyed a happy 58th birthday on Monday when he came first in the Over 55s category in the Dublin City Marathon. And the Blennerville man dedicated his feat to his late friend and St Pat’s GAA stalwart, Tony O’Donoghue, who died last month. Stephen beat hundreds of […]

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Fenit Samphires FC Club News 27/10/14

Fenit Samphires FC Club News 27/10/14

October 29, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

  FENIT SAMPHIRES We would like to thank all who attended our fun day last Saturday and those who bought tickets for our draw. It was fantastic to see so many parents and supporters at the games and we would hope that we would have support at all of our […]

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Tralee Imperials Welcome New Sponsors Garvey’s As Three Teams Bid For Glory

Tralee Imperials Welcome New Sponsors Garvey’s As Three Teams Bid For Glory

October 29, 2014 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Imperials will have three separate teams competing in the National Cup campaign this season. It is the first time in the history of Tralee basketball that a club has had both male and female teams competing at National Cup Level. On Friday night last, in the Mercy Mounthawk school […]

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In 2014, David Moran announced himself on the big stage. Photo by Dermot Crean.

David Moran Is The Only Kerryman To Face Aussies Next Month

October 29, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man, David Moran, is the only Kerry player to feature in the 25-strong panel for the International Rules clash against Australia next month. Irish International Rules manager Paul Earley named his  panel yesterday for the clash against Australia in Perth on November 22. Mayo lead the way with four home-based player, […]

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How Austin Stacks v Mid Kerry Went Down On Twitter

How Austin Stacks v Mid Kerry Went Down On Twitter

October 28, 2014 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor trawls through Twitter and finds out what people were saying and what photos they were posting on Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC Final day… There were signs early on that we were in for a good day when Dermot Mahony spotted this rainbow over Austin Stack Park. Rainbow in Tralee for […]

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Five Things Stacks’ Fans Will Ponder From Sunday’s County Final

Five Things Stacks’ Fans Will Ponder From Sunday’s County Final

October 28, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks at the main features of Sunday’s Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC final at Austin Stack Park from a Rockie point of view… 1. Austin Stacks’ Point-Scoring  Some of the scores by Stacks were of an extremely high calibre and that’s not even taking the weather into account. The […]

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In the Austin Stacks clubhouse before the County Final were, from left: Timmy O'Brien, Phillip Moriarty, Jonathan Lynch, Phillip Brosnan and Gary Lynch. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Rockie Faithful Gather At Connolly Park Before The Big Game

October 28, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

SOME of the most fanatical Rockies congregated in the Austin Stacks clubhouse ahead of the County Final On Sunday and TraleeToday.ie captured some of the colour. Fans began to gather early and by 12.30pm the clubhouse was packed with fans anticipating the big match. The thrilling encounter finished in a draw, 1-13 […]

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O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw’s Historic Win Over Cork Side

O’Halloran’s Hurling: Lixnaw’s Historic Win Over Cork Side

October 28, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Our hurling analyst, Mike O’Halloran, reports on an incredible day for Lixnaw hurling. WITH all eyes on Austin Stacks Park on Sunday, Lixnaw travelled to Mallow to play the Cork Intermediate hurling champions Ballyhea in the Munster quarter final. Lixnaw won on a scoreline of 3-11 to 1-14. It […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News 27/10/14

St Brendans Park FC Club News 27/10/14

October 28, 2014 at 9:35 am 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 U6’s , […]

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VIDEO: Goals And Action From The County Final

VIDEO: Goals And Action From The County Final

October 27, 2014 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS and Mid-Kerry played out a draw in Tralee yesterday, taking the county championship into November when the replay takes place next Sunday. Killarney photographer, Don MacMonagle, captured the atmosphere in a video he posted to YouTube after the game. Watch goals from Kieran Donaghy and Donnchadh Walsh and […]

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Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

October 26, 2014 at 9:22 pm 1 comment

THE Rock was well and truly out in force today when they took to the streets of the town ahead of today’s County Final against Mid Kerry. Out on the pitch the game ended in a draw, but on the terraces there was no doubt who was victorious. The scenes […]

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County Final: A Draw! Austin Stacks And Mid Kerry Will Go Again Next Week

County Final: A Draw! Austin Stacks And Mid Kerry Will Go Again Next Week

October 26, 2014 at 9:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 1-13 Mid Kerry 2-10 BOTH sides will feel they left this game after them in what was a thrilling, Garvey’s Super Valu Senior Football Championship Final, in Austin Stack Park. Next Sunday is the date for the replay, but the venue is as yet to be decided. It […]

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Shane O'Callaghan, takes on the West Kerry defence in the county championship quarter final in Killarney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

County Final: Austin Stacks’ Hunger To Have The Edge Over Mid Kerry

October 26, 2014 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor gives his verdict on who’ll take home the Bishop Moynihan Cup today…  ON Sunday, Austin Stacks will be looking to bridge a gap of 20 years without a county title when they face Mid Kerry in Austin Stack park at 3pm. This is a final that has observers […]

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O’Halloran’s Rugby: Munster Come Through A Tense Encounter

O’Halloran’s Rugby: Munster Come Through A Tense Encounter

October 25, 2014 at 9:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Our rugby analyst, Mike O’Halloran, on Munster’s victory on Friday night… AFTER a very tense first half, full tactical box kicking and handling errors, Munster finally overcame the challenge presented by the star studded Saracens. This game was won by the forwards, especially the back row of O’Donnell, CJ Stander […]

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County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

October 25, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

THEY come in their hundreds. They’re noisy and colourful. They are The Rockies fan club. We caught up with one of the Austin Stacks fan club’s chief organisers, Kevin O’Carroll, to get a sense of the mood ahead of the hotly anticipated county final this Sunday against Mid Kerry. “There […]

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County Final: Austin Stacks’ Road To The Decider

County Final: Austin Stacks’ Road To The Decider

October 24, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor takes a look at Austin Stacks’ road to the county final this year… ONE of the hallmarks of Austin Stacks charge for county glory this year has been their marked and continued improvement throughout the campaign. Stephen Stack and his men must take a lot of credit for […]

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‘Star’, David Moran And Three Other Kerry Players Win All-Stars

‘Star’, David Moran And Three Other Kerry Players Win All-Stars

October 23, 2014 at 8:49 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a boost for Kieran Donaghy ahead of the county final on Sunday as it was announced this morning that he has won an GAA GPA All-Star along with fellow Tralee man David Moran. Legion’s James O’Donoghue, as expected, won an All-Star as well as Kenmare’s Paul Murphy and […]

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County Final: School Of Rock – CBS Primary Turns Black And Amber

County Final: School Of Rock – CBS Primary Turns Black And Amber

October 22, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

WITH excitement building ahead of this Sunday’s county final, the Austin Stacks contingent in CBS Primary went all out on Tuesday to show their colours. Austin Stacks face Mid Kerry this Sunday in Austin Stacks Park and will be bidding for their first county championship in 20 years, long before the […]

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