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

Champions Stacks Begin Title Defence Against St Michael’s Foilmore

April 25, 2015 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks will begin the defence of the Bishop Moynihan Cup against St Michael’s Foilmore, while Kerins O’Rahilly’s will face Rathmore in the county championship next month. The first round draw for the Garveys Senior Football Championship 2015 was made earlier today and sees some interesting battles ahead. St […]

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Kerry Rugby Club To Be Seen By Global Audience In World Cup Video

Kerry Rugby Club To Be Seen By Global Audience In World Cup Video

April 25, 2015 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

RUGBAÍ Chorca Dhuibhne, the most Westerly Rugby Club in Europe, has been chosen to represent Ireland in series of short video features being filmed as part of the Rugby World Cup coverage. A 12 person crew from Partizan Production Company in London will arrive in West Kerry this week to […]

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Greg Horan in action for Austin Stacks in last year's county final replay. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Seven Kerry Players Make Club Championships All-Star Selection

April 22, 2015 at 5:09 pm 1 comment

  TWO Austin Stacks men were among seven Kerry players included on the Gaelic Life Magazine Gaelic Life All-Ireland Club All Stars team selection. Three members of the Ardfert team who won the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Final and one from Brosna’s  All-Ireland Junior Club winning team made the selection which was decided by a combination of public votes […]

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At the launch of  'Rockie Night at the Dogs' were, from left: Yvonne O'Brien, Aidan O'Connor, Kieran Donaghy, Liam Lynch, Dan Foley and Declan Dowling. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Rockies To Hold Dog Night In Aid Of ‘Nuns Field’ Development

April 21, 2015 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN STACKS GAA faithful will come together for a ‘Rockie Night at the Dogs’ in aid of the ongoing development at their Connolly Park grounds. The whole thing takes place on May 22 at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium and is expected to be a mega night of fun, surprises, local rivalry and […]

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VIDEO: Watch CBS The Green Win Russell Cup Final

VIDEO: Watch CBS The Green Win Russell Cup Final

April 21, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

CBS The Green 1-10  P.S. Chorca Dhuibdne 0-11 A well taken goal by pocket rocket Dan Goggin half way through the first half, coupled with three superb long range points from Sean Quilter and a fantastic point blank save from Ciaran Murray, were the deciding factors in this highly entertaining […]

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Churchill's new pitch was looking incredible on Sunday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

GAA Round Up: O’Rahilly’s Out While Mitchels, Na Gaeil And Ballymac March On

April 20, 2015 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weekend saw the opening round of the club championship with all Tralee area sides taking part, except for Austin Stacks who received a bye. Scroll to the bottom for photos… Senior Club Championship Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-13 – 1-14 Killarney Legion A very disappointing evening in Strand Road for Kerins O’Rahilly’s […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

Tralee Bay Swimming Club News

April 20, 2015 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

  The 2015 swim nights are nearly upon us and we hope you have all wintered well . To this end , your club membership is now due and should be sorted out before the first swim, as we cannot guarantee registration on the night. You can give the form […]

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At the Tralee Imperials Basketball Club Awards night in O'Donnell's Mounthawk on Friday night were, front from left; Aoife Dillane, Rachel Kilgallen, Rachel Ryan, Katlyn Crowe, Ciara Ryan. Back from left; Rebecca Conway, Mary O'Connell and Alison O'Leary. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Imperials Basketball Club Holds Awards Night

April 20, 2015 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE of all ages involved with Tralee Imperials gathered at O’Donnell’s in Mounthawk for the club’s annual awards evening on Friday. The club has about 500 members and is making huge strides over the past few years. “It was a celebration of the year for the club, the successful teams […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News

St Brendans Park FC Club News

April 20, 2015 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY SCHOOLBOYS TEAM OF THE WEEK ; Well done to Jamie Fitzgerald from St Brendans Park Fc U12’s who made the Kerry schoolboys and girls soccer league team of the week . RESULTS ; U12 John Murphy Cup Semi-Finals Park A 3-0 Inter Kenmare . U12 John Murphy Shield […]

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Back and in form, James O'Donoghue had a huge say for Legion winning the game. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: O’Donoghue’s Legion Knocks O’Rahilly’s Out Of Club Championship

April 19, 2015 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-13 Killarney Legion 1-14 AN injury time winner by Killarney Legion substitute Chris Davies, sent Kerins O’Rahilly’s out of the club championship in the first round for the second year in a row. A Legion side playing with the breeze in Strand Road for the second half outscored O’Rahilly’s […]

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Runners get set to go in the Tralee Marathon on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Runners Have Their Say On The Best Parts Of Tralee Marathon

April 18, 2015 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

‘RUN The Kingdom’ (RTK) which is the event management company behind the Tralee Marathon, has conducted a poll to find out what competitors and visitors to the town thought of the hugely popular event. Over the last four weeks 203 people took part in the survey which threw up some interesting results. When […]

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Kerry's, Dara O’Shea, races passed Conor Downes of Clare. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Kerry Minors Ease Past Clare In Facile Win

April 16, 2015 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor reports from last night’s Munster Minor Championship Quarter Final tie between Kerry and Clare in Austin Stack Park last night…  Kerry 0-14 Clare 0-3 THE Kerry minors negotiated a safe passage through to the Munster semi-final when they easily dispatched of Clare in Austin Stack Park last night. In […]

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Stevie O'Mahony of John Mitchels struggles with a Spa Killarney player. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: County League Round-Up – Stacks Off The Mark And Mitchels Win Again

April 14, 2015 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

ROUND three of the county league took place over the weekend, with the big winners being John Mitchels – who continued their unbeaten record – and Austin Stacks. Here’s a round up of results from Tralee area teams with action shots at the end of the reports…  Division 1 Killarney […]

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VIDEO: Mounthawk Student Eyes Hoop Dreams After Winning US Scholarship

VIDEO: Mounthawk Student Eyes Hoop Dreams After Winning US Scholarship

April 13, 2015 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A MERCY Mounthawk student has designs on making it big in the NBA after winning a scholarship to a prestigious US prep school. Standing at seven feet tall, Cian Sullivan already looks the part. Now, by winning a scholarship at a $50,000 a year St Andrews prep school in Rhode Island USA, […]

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Rugby: McElligott Cup Goes West For First Time In Over 85 Years

Rugby: McElligott Cup Goes West For First Time In Over 85 Years

April 13, 2015 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

  Rugbaí Chorca Dhuibhne 29 Castleisland RFC 25 ON a warm spring Sunday afternoon at O’Dowd Park Tralee, the McElligott Cup Final between Rugbaí Chorca Dhuibhne  and Castleisland RFC  was decided for 2015. History was made as the Cup last went west in 1929. The long wait is now over. This […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Hit The Big Time

PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Hit The Big Time

April 12, 2015 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in Dublin for a momentous day for Kerry hurling yesterday… Kerry 2-16 Antrim 1-18 The Kerry hurlers have now become one of the “big boys” of hurling when they qualified for Division 1B of the National Hurling League in Parnell Park in Dublin on Saturday. For years […]

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Meeting Lee Sharpe and David May were: Cathal, Colm and Killian Kenny. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Red Devils Fans Meet United Legends

April 12, 2015 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE Stretford End Bar in Causeway was the venue for the meet and greet on Saturday afternoon with past Man United players, Lee Sharpe and David May. The two 90’s stars were more than happy to chat with the United fans who gathered, offering them plenty of time to pick their […]

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Dick Fitzgerald (left) was Kerry footballs first superstar, he played with Killarney Crokes during the period of the 1915 county final.

A 100 Year Old Mass Brawl May Have Sparked Tralee’s Rivalry With Killarney

April 11, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

YOU know that undercurrent of rivalry that Killarney and Tralee has for each other? Well, a fight in a county final between a selection of both town’s best footballers back 100 years ago this weekend, could be the source of some of that animosity that bubbles under the surface. On April 12, […]

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Two Man United Legends Are Coming To Causeway

Two Man United Legends Are Coming To Causeway

April 10, 2015 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

TWO former league title winners with Manchester United are coming to the Stretford End Bar, Causeway this Saturday. An evening with David May and Lee Sharpe promises to be great night for any United fan old or young. Lee Sharpe was part of the first great Alex Ferguson side that […]

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Ring Of Kerry Cycle Online Registrations Will Be Back On Saturday

Ring Of Kerry Cycle Online Registrations Will Be Back On Saturday

April 9, 2015 at 3:21 pm 1 comment

  ONLINE registration for the Ring of Kerry Cycle will reopen once again this Saturday. Registration for the cycle opened on Tuesday afternoon, but due to unprecedented traffic on the website, it was forced to temporarily close only a few hours later. A statement for the Ring of Kerry Cycle said: […]

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At the Kerins O’Rahillys Ladies 5K Family Fun Run were, from left: Maeve Maloney, Paddy Flynn, Aoife Flynn and Ellen Wallace. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For Kerins O’Rahillys Ladies Club Family Fun Run

April 8, 2015 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

THANKFULLY the sun was beaming down for the Kerins O’Rahilly’s Ladies 5k Fun Run on Easter Monday. About 100 or so people of all ages made their way to the Strand Road clubhouse on Monday afternoon for what was a great opportunity to run off all the chocolate scoffed over […]

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Austin Stacks, Shane O'Callaghan and Denis McElligott in action, with Wayne Guthrie in support. Photo by Adrienne McLaughlin.

PHOTOS: Stacks Beat Arch-Rivals To Win Town League

April 7, 2015 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

  Town League Final, Austin Stack Park Austin Stacks 0-12 Kerins O’Rahillys 1-6  AUSTIN STACKS claimed another title as they beat Kerins O’Rahillys in the Town League final in Austin Stack Park on Saturday evening. There were glorious conditions for football as these two sides matched up again. Back in January, The […]

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Paul Galvin

Paul Galvin’s New Job Is A Dunne Deal

April 7, 2015 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

NOT long after announcing himself back on the inter-county scene, Paul Galvin, has reportedly bagged himself a new job designing an exclusive range of clothing for Dunnes Stores. Following in the footsteps of golfer, Padraig Harrington, Paul Galvin has designed a new line of clobber for Dunnes which is expected […]

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VIDEO: Gooch Returned Yesterday…This Fantastic Video Shows How Tough It Was For Him

VIDEO: Gooch Returned Yesterday…This Fantastic Video Shows How Tough It Was For Him

April 6, 2015 at 6:59 pm Comments are Disabled

COLM Cooper made a welcome return to the Kerry team yesterday. He delivered an inch perfect pass to Kieran Donaghy to score a point against Tyrone, but his road to recovery since his cruciate ligament injury last February has been a tough one. Watch this great video by AIB GAA […]

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Kerry Stay In Top Division After Epic Battle In Omagh

Kerry Stay In Top Division After Epic Battle In Omagh

April 5, 2015 at 5:29 pm Comments are Disabled

  Tyrone 1-14 Kerry 0-17  Kerry ensured their Division One status after a great tussle with rivals Tyrone in Omagh this afternoon. Kerry were lacklustre in the first half, but came to life in the second period where Colm Cooper made a welcome return to the Kerry side, coming on […]

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News From The Kerry Darts Scene

News From The Kerry Darts Scene

April 5, 2015 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Mike McCarthy brings you all the news from the Kerry darts scene…  All roads led to Causeway on Sunday for the 5th annual Declan Mulvhill memorial at the Stretford end bar. A large crowd with 24 teams saw Tom Biganne and Dave Stack recapture their crown against a gallant […]

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PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Retain Division 2A Hurling League Title In Style

PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Retain Division 2A Hurling League Title In Style

April 5, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran reports on a great victory for Kerry yesterday in the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A Hurling Final… Kerry 5-17 Westmeath 3-17 KERRY hurlers have defended their Division 2A title in style in the Gaelic Grounds Limerick in some style on Saturday. Kerry led by nine points at halftime and were […]

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Bryan Sheehan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Survival/Semi-Final Spot On The Line As Kerry And Tyrone Renew Rivalry

April 4, 2015 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY and Tyrone renew acquaintances once more this Sunday in a game with survival on the line for both sides. Though for various reasons it lacks the spice of years gone by. The permutations this Sunday are that Kerry need a win away to guarantee survival, but can stay up if […]

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PHOTOS: Mitchels Beat St Pat’s In St Brendan’s League Final

PHOTOS: Mitchels Beat St Pat’s In St Brendan’s League Final

April 4, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

 St Brendan’s Board League Final John Mitchels 1-7 St Pat’s 0-7  IT proved to be a happy Easter for the Boherbee side of town on Good Friday, as John Mitchels beat St Pat’s to collect the St Brendan’s Board League trophy at Caherslee. On a day where good football was as […]

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Death Of Former Austin Stacks Goalkeeper Teddy Brick

Death Of Former Austin Stacks Goalkeeper Teddy Brick

April 3, 2015 at 5:06 pm 1 comment

FORMER Austin Stacks goalkeeper Teddy Brick has died. Mr Brick won four County Championship medals (1973, 1975, 1976 and 1979), one Munster medal (1976) and one All Ireland Club Championship medal (1977) in a golden era for the the Rock club. According the Austin Stacks Club website; “He had just […]

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