Post Tagged with: "Austin Stacks"

Greg Horan gets his shot away.

PHOTOS: Dingle Goals Destroy Stacks’ Championship Ambitions

September 30, 2018 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 0-9 Dingle 3-9 GOALS win games and Austin Stacks came up empty in that department on Saturday evening in their clash with Dingle in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC quarter-final in Austin Stack Park. The men from the west struck three times in the first half in a […]

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Shane O'Callaghan in the ball. Photo by Adrienne McLoughlin

PHOTOS: Tralee Clubs Advance In County Senior Football Championship

September 2, 2018 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks and Kerins O’Rahillys both enjoyed wins in the first round of the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SFC last night, but St Brendan’s were well beaten by East Kerry. Kerins O’Rahillys travelled to Listowel to play Feale Rangers and came away 3-15 to 0-16 victors. The real damage was done […]

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PHOTOS: Stacks Faithful Enjoy Fantastic Night At The Dogs

PHOTOS: Stacks Faithful Enjoy Fantastic Night At The Dogs

July 2, 2018 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

By Adrienne McLoughlin The Austin Stacks Night at the Dogs was a successful fundraiser for the “Nuns Field” pitch development in Connolly Park. Numbers in attendance were down somewhat on previous events, perhaps due to the later start-time due to hot weather conditions, but those present had an enjoyable time, […]

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Stacks Faithful Are Going To The Dogs Next Weekend

Stacks Faithful Are Going To The Dogs Next Weekend

June 23, 2018 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a hugely popular night in the past and it’s set to draw another big crowd of Rockies next Saturday night. The Austin Stacks night at the dogs at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium will feature great racing, family fun and fantastic prizes on June 30. The club says that the […]

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Niall Lucey (centre) with Tim Francony and Maurice Kelter at the 10K & 5K Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk ‘Run for the Rock’ on Monday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Remember Paul Lucey At Austin Stacks ‘Run For The Rock’

May 8, 2018 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone for the Rockies on what was a wonderful day for the 10k/5K Paul Lucey Memorial Run/Walk ‘Run for the Rock’ on Monday morning from Connolly Park. Seasoned runners joined families at the Austin Stacks base and around 500 finally took off at 11am on the routes. Paul […]

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Niall Lucey with children Seamus, Tadhg, Hannah Mai and Ellen at the launch of the Paul Lucey Memorial Run on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Paul Lucey Memorial Run To Take Place On Monday

May 3, 2018 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW 5k/10k event will take place this bank holiday Monday to remember a great servant to the Austin Stacks Club. The ‘Run for the Rock — Paul Lucey 10km / 5km Memorial Runwill honour the memory of  a proud Austin Stacks man who played with the club and won an […]

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Barry John Keane gets past David Naughton in the Kerins O'Rahillys v Dr Crokes match on Sunday in Strand Road. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Day For The Black And Amber As Stacks And Crokes Win

April 8, 2018 at 6:55 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks prevailed in a tough encounter in Connolly Park but Kerins O’Rahillys came up short in the Senior Club Championship Round 2 games played in town on Sunday afternoon. Stacks hosted An Ghaeltacht and won by 0-16 to 1-9. The Rockies went ahead in the opening minute and never […]

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front row L>R Bernie Mannix, Austin Stacks treasurer; Elma Nix, Austin Stacks secretary; John Horan, GAA President; Liam Lynch, Austin Stacks Chairman.
back row L>R Ger Mannix; Adrienne McLoughlin, Austin Stacks photographer;  Damien McLoughlin; Máiréad Fernane, Austin Stacks Vice-Chairman; Tim Guiheen.

Austin Stacks Collects Second MacNamee Award At Croke Park

April 3, 2018 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

  AUSTIN Stacks were presented with a national GAA award for “Best New Digital Initiative” for the Stacks100.ie website initiative. at Croke Park last Thursday night.   This is the club’s second national MacNamee Award, previously winning in 2014 with ‘Rockumentary’ – the story of that year’s Co & Munster […]

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MacNamee Award For Rock Club’s ‘Stacks 100’ Project

March 5, 2018 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks has won another MacNamee GAA award. The Austin Stacks ‘Stacks 100’ project has today been announced as the MacNamee GAA Award winner in the  Category:  Best New Digital Initiative. This category acknowledges the efforts made to find new ways to deliver GAA digital content, i.e. live streaming, social content, fan […]

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County Librarian Tommy O'Connor with Austin Stacks GAA Chairman Liam Lynch at 'Ag Féachaint Siar', the Austin Stacks Centenary Celebrations exhibition at Tralee Library on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Exhibition Of Stacks’ Centenary Celebrations Opens At Tralee Library

February 21, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE centenary celebrations for Austin Stacks GAA club are coming to an end, but not without showing what an eventful year it has been for the Rock club. An exhibition was opened at Tralee Library by Chairman of Austin Stack Liam Lynch on Tuesday night, with images from socials, medal […]

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GENEROUS DONATION TO THE ROCK CLUB: A cheque presentation was made to Tralee’s Austin Stack Juvenile Club at a training session in the Mercy Mounthawk Hall on Sunday last. Billy Ryle, Austin Stack club member and author of "From Fenit Bathing Slip to the High Court", gave a very generous donation of €1,000 from the book proceeds. The club is greatly appreciative of Billy's generosity in assisting the juvenile structure of The Rock Club. Sa phictiúr a ghlac Adrienne McLoughlin tá (cúl ó chlé): William Kirby (trainer), Tim McMahon (Juvenile Chairman), Billy Ryle (book author/club member), Jonathan Magnier (trainer); (tosach ó chlé) Billy Kirby, Finn McKenzie, Kyle O'Flaherty, Conor McCannon, Noah Diggin, Rocco McMahon, Jamie Quillinan. Slán beo leis an gCarraig!

Billy Donates Money From Book Sales To Austin Stacks Juvenile Club

January 30, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

SOME of the proceeds from a book by a local author were presented to Austin Stack Juvenile Club last Sunday. Billy Ryle wrote “From Fenit Bathing Slip to the High Court” which was launched last year. A cheque presentation was made to Tralee’s Austin Stack Juvenile Club at a training session in the […]

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The club faithful gather at the unveiling of the Austin Stacks sign at Urban Terrace on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tribute To The ‘Street Of Champions’ Unveiled At Urban Terrace On The Rock

January 27, 2018 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

A SIGN in tribute to the ‘Street of Champions’ was unveiled on Saturday afternoon at Urban Terrace on Rock Street. The Austin Stacks club faithful gathered at 12 noon to see the the sign on the gable of No.20 Urban Terrace and there’s no better place to have it too […]

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Looking forward to Friday night's book launch at the Austin Stacks Clubhouse on Friday night were Seamus Smith, Billy Ryle, Mairead Fernane, Tadhg McMahon, Martin Collins, Kerry O'Shea, Tim Slattery and Adrienne McLoughlin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Centenary Book On Austin Stacks Club To Be Launched Friday

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

FRIDAY should see a huge crowd of Rockies converge on their Connolly Park headquarters at 8pm for another event to mark the centenary of the club. This time it’s for the launch of a book which is sure to be in many a Christmas stocking on December 25. The Austin […]

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Wayne Quillinan.

New Manager Of Austin Stacks Senior Team Announced

November 6, 2017 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks have confirmed that Wayne Quillinan has been appointed as the senior football team manager for the forthcoming season. He takes over from Pat Flanagan who stepped down after Austin Stacks defeat to West Kerry in the county championship quarter-final. He was previously in charge of their senior team […]

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Phil O'Mahony, Mary Ellen Hurley, Kayleigh O'Mahony and Amy Conway at the Austin Stacks GAA Club Centenary Gala Dinner at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Celebration Of Austin Stacks History At Gala Dinner

October 15, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 300 people were in The Rose Hotel on Saturday night for the Austin Stacks Centenary Gala Dinner Celebration. The rockies were treated to a champagne reception followed by a delicious dinner and some great entertainment from ‘Keep In Touch’ and DJ Francie Breen. There was also a discussion on […]

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Ann Eager, Jackie Moriarty, Sheila Power and Noreen Power at the 40th anniversary of the Austin Stacks Ladies 1977 Championship winning team. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The 1977 Championship-Winning Stacks Ladies Team Reunites

October 2, 2017 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

LADIES from the Austin Stacks team which won the County Championship Final against Castleisland Desmonds back in 1977, attended a 40th anniversary celebration on Saturday night. Taking place in the Austin Stacks Clubhouse in Connolly Park, many of the team attended and reminisced about the win and their times on […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Well-Organised West Kerry See Off Stacks

REPORT/PHOTOS: Well-Organised West Kerry See Off Stacks

September 24, 2017 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Austin Stacks 0-14 West Kerry 1-17 LAST year West Kerry exited Austin Stack Park and the championship after a five point loss to the Rockies. They more than reversed that result on Saturday as their well-organised outfit outplayed the Tralee side who played well below their potential end their season on […]

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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 Comments are Disabled

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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