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The roar of the Rockies goes up as another point goes over. Photo by Dermot Crean

Stacks To Bus Fans To Big Match In Portlaoise For €10 Return

January 13, 2015 at 6:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rockies will be on the move in their droves again next month, as the club have announced details of transport for fans to the All-Ireland Club semi-final. For just €10 return, the black and amber brigade can travel from base in Connolly Park to Portlaoise on Sunday, February 15 (times to be confirmed […]

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‘Terrace Talk’ Programme Wins McNamee Award

‘Terrace Talk’ Programme Wins McNamee Award

January 13, 2015 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

HAVING reported last week on the announcement that Austin Stacks won a McNamee Award, it’s emerged it isn’t the only Kerry winner this year. Radio Kerry’s ‘Terrace Talk’ won the Best GAA Related Radio Programme. The particular edition of the programme that won the award was presented by Deirdre Walsh – filling […]

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Fenit Samphires Club News

Fenit Samphires Club News

January 13, 2015 at 3:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Seniors:  Inter Kenmare 0 Fenit Samphires 3 We kept up our winning streak with a trip to Kenmare last Sunday.  The first half was a close affair and we went in nil all at the break.  Ger McCarthy broke the deadlock for us and scored a brace on the day. […]

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After Kerry It’s Current Sigerson Champs UCC For ITT This Friday In McGrath Cup

After Kerry It’s Current Sigerson Champs UCC For ITT This Friday In McGrath Cup

January 13, 2015 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT TRALEE will host UCC for the McGrath Cup Semi-final this Friday at the ITT at 7.30pm. Both colleges recorded emphatic wins against inter-county sides in the opening round of the McGrath Cup. Tralee defeated Kerry by 4-12 to 0-16 while UCC eased past Limerick by 4-16 to 3-9. […]

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Michael Recalls Being There When James Scored THAT Goal

Michael Recalls Being There When James Scored THAT Goal

January 12, 2015 at 10:15 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE there was disappointment all around Ireland that Stephanie Roche didn’t win the FIFA Goal Of The Year earlier this evening, one Tralee man consoled himself by recalling being there when the winning goal was scored. Michael Griffin tweeted a photo of himself at the game, behind the goals, when Colombia’s […]

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Players and fans celebrate after the Munster Final. Photo by Dermot Crean

Venue And Date Set For Austin Stacks All-Ireland Club Semi-Final

January 12, 2015 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE date has been set for Austin Stacks AIB GAA Senior Club Championship semi-final next month and it looks like the GAA have granted Slaughtneil’s request to have the fixture moved to Sunday as one of the players in the Derry side has a family wedding. The Rockies will face Slaughtneil (Derry) in […]

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Tralee Golf Club News

Tralee Golf Club News

January 12, 2015 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

RESULTS Sunday  11th January (Foursomes) 1.st James 0’Halloran. (5) 30pts Danny Leen 2.nd Jason James Daly.  (11) 27pts Patrick 0’Meara 3.rd Gerard Deegan.     (5) 27pts Tony 0’Halloran 80 Competitors WINTER RULES APPLY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE TIMESHEETS OPEN 6pm TUESDAY BEFORE COMPETITION 13.th Jan- 18 Hole Tuesday Singles 17.th Jan- Casual Golf 18.th Jan- 14 […]

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St Brendans Park FC Club News

St Brendans Park FC Club News

January 12, 2015 at 10:31 am 1 comment

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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Launching the Kerins O'Rahilly's 10k Run at the clubhouse on Saturday were, seated; Anne Moran, Tommy Horan, Billy Lyons and Breda Dyland. Standing from left; Layla O'Halloran, Frank O'Halloran, Tommy Walsh, Catriona O'Sullivan, Peter Nolan, Frank O'Connor, Stephanie Nix, Frank O'Connor and John Higgins. Photo by Dermot Crean

Hit The Road For The Kerins O’Rahilly’s 10k Run

January 12, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE from all over the county and beyond are expected to take part in a 10k run from Kerins O’Rahilly’s on February 1 to raise funds for the Strand Road club. The event is in conjunction with the ‘Run The Kingdom’ organisation and is part of their calendar of runs for 2015. […]

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Kerry legends, Seamus Moynihan and Darragh O'Se are involved with this year's U21. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PHOTOS: Eight Tralee Area Players Involved As ITT Beat Kerry

January 11, 2015 at 7:47 pm Comments are Disabled

  IT Tralee 4-12 Kerry 0-16 IT TRALEE seized a great opportunity when they faced a Kerry team made up of up and comers at an extremely breezy Austin Stack Park on Sunday afternoon. The absence of Tommy Walsh did take the gloss off this fixture, but nevertheless there were […]

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Mike O’Halloran: My Dream For JJ Hanrahan

Mike O’Halloran: My Dream For JJ Hanrahan

January 10, 2015 at 8:57 am Comments are Disabled

Our rugby columnist, Mike O’Halloran, believes the dream of seeing JJ Hanrahan in the No.10 of Munster is still possible…just not for a while… I have been supporting Munster and attending matches in Thomond Park since 1973 and in all those years, I have never experienced the disappointment that Munster fans […]

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No Tommy Walsh For Sunday’s Kerry Game

No Tommy Walsh For Sunday’s Kerry Game

January 9, 2015 at 8:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE be no sight of Tommy Walsh back in a Kerry jersey this weekend in the McGrath Cup, as the team announced tonight shows he doesn’t even appear on the subs’ bench. There is Tralee area representation in the form of Paul McMahon of St Pat’s at right half back, […]

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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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J.J Hanrahan

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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