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Will Kerins O’Rahillys And Austin Stacks Make It To The Semis?

Will Kerins O’Rahillys And Austin Stacks Make It To The Semis?

September 21, 2017 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

TWO Tralee clubs will be looking to advance to the semi-finals of the Garvey’s Supervalu County Senior Football Championship this Saturday evening at Austin Stack Park. At 4pm, Kerins O’Rahillys face East Kerry who will be hoping their Kerry minor star David Clifford can work his magic, but it’s a different […]

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Chairman of Austin Stacks GAA Club with Denis O'Connor's sons, Paul and Denis at the clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

Denis O’Connor Remembered At The Rock Club

September 12, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughlin Family and friends of the late Denis O’Connor were present in Connolly Park on Saturday night, after the first day of an event which will always be associated with him – the Lee Strand U13 Football Tournament. In his memory, the Lee Strand Cup has been re-named the […]

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Lee Strand Cup To Be Dedicated To Memory Of Stacks Stalwart

Lee Strand Cup To Be Dedicated To Memory Of Stacks Stalwart

September 6, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Austin Stacks Lee Strand Invitational tournament takes place this weekend and this year the cup will be dedicated to the memory of a great Stacks man. Denis ‘Dinny’ O’Connor’s died in March of this year and to remember him, a new base has been fitted to the cup […]

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WATCH: Stacks Doing A Good Job Promoting Strictly This Saturday

WATCH: Stacks Doing A Good Job Promoting Strictly This Saturday

August 24, 2017 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

FINAL preparations are being made for the biggest night of the year for Austin Stacks GAA Club and their marketing machine has produced some great promo videos in the run up to the event. The theme of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing event is ‘Dancing Through The Decades’ to reflect […]

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PHOTOS: Rockies Enjoy 5k Fun Run In Aid Of Irish Powerchair Team

PHOTOS: Rockies Enjoy 5k Fun Run In Aid Of Irish Powerchair Team

July 10, 2017 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks Senior Men’s team  organised a 5K fun run/walk/Jog last Sunday in sunny Connolly Park. The event was arranged to fundraise and support the Irish Powerchair team who are playing in the FIFA World Cup in Orlando. Their senior team manager, Pat Flanagan, and his son Patrick are currently representing Ireland at the […]

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Youngsters having fun at Kerins O'Rahillys GAA Cúl Camp on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stars Of The Future At Stacks And Strand Road Cúl Camps

July 9, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

WITH school finished the week before, youngsters got a chance to get out and play this week at Cúl Camps around the county. Yesterday we brought you photos from successful Na Gaeil and John Mitchels camps (click here for previous coverage). Well the biggest amount of kids were at Austin […]

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The Austin Stacks squad heading to Féile this weekend. Back Row-Evan Foley, John Duggan, Conor Kirby, Joey Nagle, Conor Horan, Jordan Kissane, Brian McElligott, Armin Heinrich, Ruairi OConnell, Cian Dillane, Cillian Litchfield.

Middle Row-Kevin Barry, Leon Gallacher, Enda Cahill, Josh Lynch, Dean Rusk, Ben Quilter, Shane Bastible, Gavin Slattery, Sean Collins, Gearoid Killgallon.

Front Row-James Charles, Declan Lacey, Jack Doyle, Dylan Hurley, Daragh Moriarty, Michael Lesniak, Johnny Feeley, Donnacha Fox, Caydon OMahoney, Donnacha Sayers.

Stacks To Bid For Glory In Sligo At Féile na nÓg Tournament

June 21, 2017 at 12:24 pm 1 comment

THERE’S great excitement in Austin Stacks this week as youngsters prepare to head off to Sligo for the All Ireland U14 Feile football tournament. This will be the fifth year in a row that The Rockies will travel to the Feile tournament going to Derry (2013), Galway (2014), Wexford (2015) — […]

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PHOTOS: O’Rahillys Take The Points In Local Derby Against Stacks

PHOTOS: O’Rahillys Take The Points In Local Derby Against Stacks

June 5, 2017 at 1:42 pm Comments are Disabled

  KERINS O’Rahillys took the spoils in the derby with Austin Stacks as they emerged 0-16 to 1-8 winners at Strand Road on Saturday evening in the Credit Union County League tie. Both sides were without their Kerry players, so Stacks took the field without Kieran Donaghy and Ronan Shanahan, […]

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Greg Horan turns to celebrate his goal early in the second half. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Impressive Stacks Cruise To Quarter-Finals With Ten-Point Win

May 27, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 4-13 Killarney Legion 3-6 If Austin Stacks were guilty of a being slow out of the blocks in their last home game against St Kieran’s, they almost beat the starter gun this time out. Their third Garveys Supervalu Kerry SFC game in two weeks, saw the Rockies turn on the style […]

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Austin Stacks Are Lucky Winners of Lidl’s Ladies Gaelic Football Club Competition winning a Full Shop for their club worth €500.
Pictured at the Lidl store in Edward Street Tralee at the prize handover for Lidl’s LGFA Club Competition Michael Slemon, Manager, LIDL Edward Street, Tralee pictured with members of Austin Stacks Ladies Football Team where he presented them with shopping vouchers to the value of €500. Included in the photo are Club officers, Noreen Power, Elma Nix and trainer Anthony Moriarty.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

The club was recently announced as winners for the store which saw them win a full shop for their club worth €500. They were one of 150 lucky clubs across the country to win a full shop for their club to assist with club fundraising or just to top up on club essentials throughout the year.
Lidl, proud partners of Ladies’ Gaelic Football, called on customers across Ireland to nominate their local ladies’ Gaelic football club to win a share of €75,000 worth of Lidl shopping vouchers. The Lidl LGFA Club Competition gave 150 lucky clubs across the country the opportunity to win €500 worth of vouchers each; reinforcing Lidl’s commitment to #SeriousSupport for the grassroots of the game. This year’s competition follows two successful competitions which took place last year; one which supported Post Primary Schools with kit and equipment and the other which supported clubs with cash donations.
Speaking about the Lidl LGFA Club Competition, John Paul Scally, Managing Director at Lidl Ireland, said: “When launching the second year of our LGFA partnership earlier this year, we reiterated our commitment to the sport and to its grassroots in particular. At Lidl, we understand the challenges faced by clubs in raising funds and we’re delighted to be able to use our store network to reach out to clubs to provide much needed support.”
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Further info: Julianne.Galvin@lidl.ie

Austin Stacks Ladies Club Wins A €500 Shop With Lidl

May 22, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks continued their winning ways recently, this time with Lidl as they won a full shop for their club worth €500. The club was recently announced as winners for the Tralee store, one of 150 lucky clubs across the country to win a full shop for their club to […]

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Cllr Jim Finucane helps unveil the new monument outside Austin Stacks GAA club grounds at Connolly Park on Monday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Stone Monument Unveiled At Austin Stacks Club

May 16, 2017 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks GAA clubhouse at Connolly Park was packed on Monday night for two special events. First of all, a special edition of Radio Kerry’s ‘Terrace Talk’ was broadcast from the club. Tim Moynihan interviewed club stalwarts, GAA legends and past and present players as part of the club’s centenary celebrations. Afterwards, everybody […]

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St Brendan's Ivan Parker celebrates his second half goal with Diarmuid Herlihy (right).  Photo by Dermot  Crean

PHOTOS: Stacks Draw While St Brendan’s Continue Winning Ways

May 14, 2017 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and St Kieran’s will have to do it again, but St Brendan’s will advance with confidence to Round 2 after a deserved victory over Kilcummin last night in Round 1 of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC. Stacks and the divisional side couldn’t be separated after over 80 minutes of […]

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The Austin Stacks team stand for the national anthem. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rockies Planning A Big Weekend In Connolly Park

May 11, 2017 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS weekend is a big one for Austin Stacks GAA club as they hold a series of activities to mark their centenary.   Saturday sees championship football return to Connolly Park as they host St Kierans in Rd. 1 of the Senior Co. Championship Austin Stacks at 6.30pm. On Sunday, there is […]

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PHOTOS: O’Rahilly’s In Relegation Dogfight After Loss To Great Rivals Stacks

PHOTOS: O’Rahilly’s In Relegation Dogfight After Loss To Great Rivals Stacks

May 1, 2017 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 1-15 Kerins O’Rahilly’s 0-9 Kerins O’Rahilly’s will face either Dingle or Kilcummin to decide their senior status fate for 2018, after a heavy defeat to age-old rivals Austin Stacks in the Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship Relegation Playoff Round 1 last night in Austin Stack Park. Stacks superiority […]

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Date, Venue And Time Fixed For Stacks And O’Rahillys Clash

April 25, 2017 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a very  busy weekend on the GAA championship scene with two local derbies taking place. Austin Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys will play at 6pm on Sunday at Austin Stack Park in Round 1 of the County Championship Relegation Playoff. Extra-time will be played if needed. There’s […]

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Austin Stacks And Kerins O’Rahillys To Meet In Relegation Playoff

Austin Stacks And Kerins O’Rahillys To Meet In Relegation Playoff

April 24, 2017 at 9:50 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’LL be a case of old town rivalries renewed this weekend as Austin Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys have been drawn to meet again. And there’s a lot at stake too in the first round of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior Football Championship relegation playoff, as the winner will secure senior championship football for […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Austin Stacks And Kerins O’Rahillys Bow Out Of Club Championship

PHOTO GALLERY: Austin Stacks And Kerins O’Rahillys Bow Out Of Club Championship

April 24, 2017 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was disappointment for both Tralee clubs in the opening round of the Castleisland Mart senior club championship yesterday. Kerins O’Rahillys went down at home to Kenmare by the minimum, 1-13 to 1-14, while over in Lewis Road, Killarney, the defending champions Austin Stacks were beaten by rivals Dr Crokes. […]

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PHOTOS: Blues Beat Rockies In Local Derby To Take Town League Title

April 17, 2017 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO great rivals met in the Town League Final on Saturday evening in Austin Stack Park and it proved a highly entertaining affair. Kerins O’Rahillys came out on top over Austin Stacks by a scoreline of 2-15 to 1-14, to stop the Rock side winning four in a row in […]

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PHOTOS: Mitchels Surprise Victory Over Stacks In High-Scoring Local Derby

PHOTOS: Mitchels Surprise Victory Over Stacks In High-Scoring Local Derby

March 27, 2017 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

JOHN Mitchels produced a gutsy, determined second half performance to surprise their illustrious neighbours from across town at Ballyseedy yesterday by winning 4-10 to 1-17. A late Laurence Bastible goal was crucial in deciding this Credit Union County League Division 1 Round 2 tie played in glorious sunshine to give the […]

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WATCH: Recreating Mikey Sheehy’s 1978 Goal Looked A Lot Of Fun

WATCH: Recreating Mikey Sheehy’s 1978 Goal Looked A Lot Of Fun

February 28, 2017 at 8:03 pm Comments are Disabled

LAST Friday saw Austin Stacks hold a great hooley in Ballygarry House Hotel as part of their centenary celebrations. Part of the afternoon featured the four protagonists in Mikey Sheehy’s famous 1978 goal in the All-Ireland final, when he cheekily chipped his free into the Dublin net. Continued below… Those present […]

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Paul Stephenson, Kieran Donaghy, Ger Teahon, Eoin Kelliher and Daniel Bohane at the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Craic As Rockies And Friends Gather For Centenary Lunch

February 25, 2017 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rockies sure know how to throw a good party! Around 430 people gathered in Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday afternoon for the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch as part of the club’s centenary celebrations. It was an afternoon of superb entertainment with more GAA legends present than you could shake a stick at, […]

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Mikey Sheehy and Ger Power with Robbie Kelleher and Paddy Cullen share a laugh onstage at the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch at Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Stars Of Mikey’s ‘Greatest Freak Of All Time’ Reunite At Austin Stacks Lunch

February 25, 2017 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

ROBBIE Kelleher will refer to it on his tombstone, it made Mikey Sheehy famous and Paddy Cullen rich. It was described by the late, great commentator Micheál Ó Hehir as the ‘greatest freak of all time’ and it’s still a focus of fascination nearly 40 years on. When Mikey Sheehy cheekily […]

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WATCH: Rockies Will Love This Clip Celebrating Austin Stacks Centenary

WATCH: Rockies Will Love This Clip Celebrating Austin Stacks Centenary

February 22, 2017 at 7:52 pm Comments are Disabled

AS everyone knows by this stage, 2017 is a very special one for Austin Stacks GAA Club. The most famous club in Kerry has an illustrious history and a number of events are being held to celebrate the milestone, the latest of which is their sold-out Corporate Lunch this Friday […]

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Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

February 21, 2017 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: All our Under 6/8/10 boys are back to the Mounthawk Gym again on Sunday next. The Under 6s train at 10am, the Under 8 lads at 11am and the Under 10 boys at 12.00. Keep it up, boys! Once again we thank the Mercy Mounthawk School Management […]

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Rockies To Celebrate Centenary At Corporate Lunch

Rockies To Celebrate Centenary At Corporate Lunch

January 17, 2017 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

THIS year is a very special one for everyone associated with Austin Stacks. The club is celebrating its centenary and is in the process of finalising their calendar events for a year of celebration. One event which is sure to be well-attended is a Centenary Corporate Lunch next month. Past players and the […]

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Stephen Stack Calls It A Day As Austin Stacks Boss

Stephen Stack Calls It A Day As Austin Stacks Boss

December 1, 2016 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

STEPHEN Stack has announced he is stepping down as Austin Stacks boss. The Listowel native was in charge of the Rockies senior team for four years and brought them their first county championship in 20 years and led them to Munster Club Championship glory in that memorable 2014 season. During […]

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Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

Seven Things To Do Around Town This Weekend

November 18, 2016 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

IF you can’t find anything to do in town this weekend then fuhgeddaboudit. There’s loads on so have a look below at a few suggestions… Friday 1. Grab a bargain… If you’ve a ticket for the CH Chemists Customer night then some of your Christmas shopping will be sorted. Santa […]

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PHOTOS: Stacks Hurlers Victorious In Junior Hurling Final

PHOTOS: Stacks Hurlers Victorious In Junior Hurling Final

October 3, 2016 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE club may have had a disappointing Sunday after the footballers were knocked out of the senior championship, but Austin Stacks had a trophy to celebrate at the weekend. The hurlers retained their Junior Hurling Co. Championship title on a scoreline of 4-8 to 3-5 over Duagh at the John Mitchels Complex on Saturday afternoon. […]

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PHOTOS/REPORT: Austin Stacks Exit Championship At The Hands Of Kenmare District

PHOTOS/REPORT: Austin Stacks Exit Championship At The Hands Of Kenmare District

October 2, 2016 at 7:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor watched on as the second Tralee side in as many days were dumped out of the championship at Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday… Kenmare District 0-15 Austin Stacks 0-12 KENMARE DISTRICT seized the initiative in the final quarter to secure a three point win and knock Austin Stacks out […]

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The Austin Stacks team stand for the national anthem. Photo by Dermot Crean

PREVIEW: Austin Stacks To Account For Kenmare District Challenge

October 1, 2016 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor looks forward to the Austin Stacks v Kenmare District Senior Football County Championship quarter-final, Fitzgerald Stadium, Sunday 3:30pm… AFTER securing a club championship crown already this year, Austin Stacks will begin a quest for an extraordinary double on Sunday. And they are well capable of doing it. Stephen […]

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