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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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PHOTOS AND QUOTES: “This Team Is Good Enough To Dominate For A Couple Of Years”

PHOTOS AND QUOTES: “This Team Is Good Enough To Dominate For A Couple Of Years”

December 2, 2014 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor spoke to the Stacks players, manager and club chairman immediately after their Munster Club final win against The Nire at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sunday. Here’s what they had to say…(scroll down to the end for more action photos from the game) Stephen Stack – Manager “I said […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Celebrate Successful Year At Awards Night

PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Celebrate Successful Year At Awards Night

December 2, 2014 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

LAST Saturday evening the Kerry hurlers were honoured at an awards night for the 2014 season at the Fels Point Hotel. It was a year of progress for the proponents of the small ball in our county. The senior team won Division 2A of the National league with an 100% record, […]

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David and Ger Mannix celebrate with the new addition to the trophy cabinet at Connolly Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockie Fans Up In Cork For The Match

December 1, 2014 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an incredible atmosphere before, during and after the Austin Stacks v The Nire Munster Club final in Cork yesterday. Ten buses put on by the Rockie club pulled up to the Cork Constitution rugby grounds at around noon, where hundreds piled  into the clubhouse for refreshments and fuel […]

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PHOTO: A First Look At The New Kerry Jersey For 2015

PHOTO: A First Look At The New Kerry Jersey For 2015

December 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Kerry jersey for 2015 was unveiled in the Kerry GAA Store in Killarney on Sunday and will hit the stores over the Christmas period. The jersey will be on sale in the Kerry GAA store on Friday and so far the feedback for the simpler designed shirt has […]

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VIDEO: The Green Gunned Down But Not Out

VIDEO: The Green Gunned Down But Not Out

December 1, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Munster Corn Ui Mhuiri Round 3 Clonakilty 4-7 Tralee CBS 1-9 Tralee CBS have qualified for the Corn Ui Mhuiri Munster Colleges Quarter Final by the skin of their teeth as they went from a strong position at the top of the group before play, to a reliance on other […]

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The Austin Stacks support will be as loud as ever in O'Moore Park Portlaoise this Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: Marching, Singing, Celebrating – The Rockie Hordes Descend On Cork

November 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm Comments are Disabled

HOW many Austin Stacks fans marched to the stadium today? Eh, lots! Judging by our video, probably around 600 to 800 Rockies took to the road from the Cork Constitution rugby grounds to Páirc Uí Chaoímh for the clash with The Nire. They marched, they chanted and, as our video shows towards the […]

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Kieran Donaghy and Daniel Bohane celebrate after their Munster final victory. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stacks Are Munster Champions Again

November 30, 2014 at 5:04 pm Comments are Disabled

‘Mystic’ Gavin O’Connor – who predicted a four point win for Austin Stacks in his preview yesterday – reports on a historic win for the Rockies… Austin Stacks 3-5 The Nire 2-4 IT was some slog, but 14 man Stacks rally hard to capture first Munster title in 38 years. “I […]

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Tralee International Children's Games teams going to Lake Macquarie, near Sydney for this year's Games. The teams depart on Sunday Nov 30 and return on Friday Dec 12th.
Back L to R: Rian O Sullivan, Brian O Regan, Michael Potts, Dylan O Sullivan, Sean O Leary, Conor Standen, Gary Matthews, Sean Collins, Caomhan Daly, Paul Dolan
Saoirse Kennedy, Leah Henry, Paula Henry, Jim Finucane, Mayor of Tralee Municipal District, Michael Culloty, Aoife Gallagher, Keelie O Connor
Front: Megan O Donnell, Mary Barry, Caitlin Gunn, Elaina Galvin, Rachel Mulvihill, Elizabeth Mohan.

Bon Voyage To Kerry Students Off To International Games

November 30, 2014 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

  EIGHTEEN young Kerry athletes depart for “down under” this morning (Sunday) to represent Tralee and Ireland at this year’s International Children’s Games and Cultural Festival, which will be held in Lake Macquarie, near Sydney from December 6-11. The teams, coaches and family members travelling to Australia number 29 in total […]

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at the Evening With John Barnes at the Brandon Conference Centre on Friday night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor

PHOTOS: Liverpool Legend Helps Raise Nearly €1,000 For Charity At The Brandon

November 29, 2014 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a great night for Liverpool fans in  when Anfield icon John Barnes appeared in The Brandon Conference Centre on Friday. The local Liverpool Supporters Club brought the former Kop legend over to meet local fans and to answer questions about his career. Between 180 to 200 people came and paid the […]

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Shane O'Callaghan shoots against Ballincollig in the Munster Club Championship last year. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Munster Club Final: Current Austin Stacks Team To Move Up Alongside Greats

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

Gavin O’Connor says Austin Stacks will capture their first Munster Club Championship title in 38 years on Sunday… AUSTIN STACKS can almost feel their hands on that Munster Cup. Sixty more minutes of football to capture a trophy they have only won once before. The side of ’76 was littered with bona […]

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Austin Stacks, team manager, Stephen Stack Photo by Dermot Crean.

Munster Club Final: “We’re Just Enjoying The Journey” Says Stephen Stack

November 28, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor talks to Austin Stacks boss, Stephen Stack, about the upcoming Munster Club Final on Sunday… AT a time of the year when the lights are turned on inside before 5pm and almost every tree on your street has been stripped of its leaves, Austin Stacks are still preparing for football […]

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Tempers come to the boil between The Nire and Ballylanders in this year's Munster Club Championship quarter-final.

Munster Club Final: Focus On The Austin Stacks’ Opposition

November 27, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

  WITH only days to go before Austin Stacks look to end a 38 year gap without a Munster championship, many will be looking at their opponents, Waterford champions, The Nire. Hailing from a county which has never produced a Munster club winning side and is looked upon as minnows […]

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