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REPORT: Kerry Enjoys Ten-Point Win Over Cork In Munster Hurling League

REPORT: Kerry Enjoys Ten-Point Win Over Cork In Munster Hurling League

January 14, 2018 at 9:27 pm 1 comment

A big win for the Kerry hurlers in Tralee today in the Munster Hurling League reported on by Mike O’Halloran… Kerry 1-23 Cork 1-13 A well deserved win for the Kerry hurlers over Cork, the margin was ten points but it could easily have been sixteen points as Kerry had […]

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Shane Nolan, about to fire a free toward goal. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Team To Face Cork This Sunday Announced

January 12, 2018 at 10:11 pm 0 comments

By Mike O’Halloran THE Kerry Team to play Cork on Sunday at 2.00 pm in Tralee has been announced. Martin Stackpoole of Lixnaw, who I presume is the number one shot stopper for the season ahead, returns between the sticks. Niall O’Mahony and fellow Abbeydorney clubman James O’Connor are at […]

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Action from the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Can Take Heart From Second Half Performance

January 7, 2018 at 9:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in the Gaelic Grounds to see Kerry take on Limerick today in the  Munster Senior Hurling League… Limerick 3-19 Kerry 1-15 Another great second half display by Kerry hurlers of this Munster Hurling League game played in freezing conditions in the Gaelic Grounds. It did not look […]

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Kerry's Colm Harty on the ball in the Allianz National League Division 1b match against Limerick. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PREVIEW: A Chance To Experiment For Kerry Hurling Management

January 6, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks at how Kerry will line out in their Munster Senior Hurling League tie tomorrow against Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds… There are a number of changes from the side that challenged Clare last week, both personnel and positional. Kerry were defeated in that game but the scoreline […]

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Padraig Boyle on the attack.  Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Team To Face Limerick On Sunday Announced

January 5, 2018 at 9:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry team to face Limerick in the Co OpSuperstores Munster Senior Hurling League Round 2 game this Sunday at 2pm in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick has been announced. After last week’s 4-20 to 0-12 defeat to Clare, they’ll be hoping for a good showing against the Treaty county. The team […]

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Padraig Boyle captains Kerry. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry’s Season Starts With Defeat To Clare

December 31, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Kerry take a beating from Clare in the opening match of the Munster Hurling League in Limerick yesterday… Clare 4-20 Kerry 0-12 The official score in the referees book at the end of the Munster Hurling League was Clare 4-20 Kerry 0-12. Three sports journalists covering the […]

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Action from the game.  Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Abbeydorney/Ballyheigue Beat Kilmoyley To Go Through To U21 Semis

October 31, 2017 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on the Kerry Under 21 County Hurling Championship quarter-final… Abbeydorney/Ballyheigue 1-14 Kilmoyley 1-12 Maurice O’Connor who has been the stand out forward I’ve seen in the past few days must have thought he had brought this game to extra time when he goaled for Kilmoyley to level matters at […]

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The victorious Ballyduff team. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT: Ballyduff Make It A League And Championship Double

October 29, 2017 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was at the Credit Union County Hurling League Final 2017 between Ballyduff and Kilmoyley yesterday… Ballyduff 4-12 Kilmoyley 3-12 Kilmoyley, even though understrength, powered into the lead when within a minute of the start, Maurice O’Connor blasted past Pa Enright who was deputising for PJ Gorman. Daniel O’Carroll […]

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Shane Conway gets his shot away despite Jack Goulding's attempts. Photo by Dermot Crean

The Kerry Hurling All-Stars To Honour The County’s Best

October 20, 2017 at 2:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hurling All Stars nominees have been announced after another entertaining season of hurling. This is a not for profit event, organised to honour the Hurlers who participate in The County Senior Hurling Championship, for their dedication to the code, their clubs and to acknowledge the contribution of their […]

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REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Victorious In Under 21 B All-Ireland Final

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Hurlers Victorious In Under 21 B All-Ireland Final

September 10, 2017 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was in Semple Stadium Thurles to see Kerry win the Under 21 Hurling All Ireland B Final yesterday… Kerry 2-12  Wicklow 2-8 I had said in my preview that there would be bonfires in Lixnaw on Saturday night and that Kerry to bring home the Richie McElligott Cup […]

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The captain shake hands before the game. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lady’s Walk Prevail Over Duagh In Kerry Junior Hurling Final

September 9, 2017 at 9:10 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched the Kerry Junior Hurling Championship Final on Friday night in Abbeydorney… Lady’s Walk 3-17 Duagh 0-4 In the final of the Kerry Junior Hurling Championship Lady’s Walk overcame a never say die Duagh team in a one sided game played in Abbeydorney. In fairness the scoreboard dose […]

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The Kerry U21B hurling panel.  Photo by Mike O'Halloran

PREVIEW: Kerry Team To Face Wicklow In All-Ireland Final Named

September 8, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran can’t see anything other than a Kerry win this weekend as the team to face Wicklow in the All-Ireland Under 21B final… The Kerry U21 hurling team take on Wicklow in the final of The All Ireland Under 21 B Hurling on Saturday at 1pm in Thurles and […]

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Michael O'Leary on the run with Eric Leen giving chase. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: St Brendan’s Advance After Epic Battle With Abbeydorney

August 28, 2017 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched an enthralling contest yesterday in Austin Stack Park in the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 3 replay… Abbeydorney 2-18 St Brendan’s 1-22 Heartbreak once again for Abbeydorney when the width of the post denied them at the end of extra time. Again Abbeydorney and St Brendan’s could […]

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The captains meet. Photo by Mike O'Halloran

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Beat Meath To Reach Under 21B All-Ireland Hurling Final

August 22, 2017 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran was at the Bord Gais Energy GAA Hurling All Ireland U21B Semi-Final on Saturday in Semple Stadium to see Kerry take on Meath… Kerry 1-23 Meath 1-9 Kerry ran out easy winners in the end on the scoreline of Kerry 1-23 Meath 1-9, but for a short period at […]

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Kilymoyley's Shane Conway shoots at goal, followed by John Buckley of Lixnaw. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Hurling Teams Named And Kerry SHC Semi-Final Draw Made

August 11, 2017 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry teams for the All Ireland Under 21 “B” Championship and All Ireland Minor “B” championship were announced last night for their games against Donegal and Kildare respectively. The draw for the Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC Semi finals was also made last night and sees champions Kilmoyley come up against Ballyduff. […]

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Padraig O'Grady celebrates at the final whistle. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Ballyduff Snatch Victory Over Causeway With Late Goal

August 7, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Ballyduff’s late show snuff out Causeway’s challenge in the Round 3 Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry SHC clash on Sunday afternoon in Austin Stack Park… Ballyduff 1-10   Causeway 0-12 Ballyduff had played with the aid of a stiff wind in the first half but it was Causeway from […]

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Liam Collins comes out of defence with Francis Flaherty in chase. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Lixnaw Looking Good As They Take Ballyheigue Apart

July 8, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Lixnaw demolish Ballyheigue in the Garveys Supervalu Kerry SHC Round 1 tie in Austin Stack Park on Friday night… Lixnaw 1-26 Ballyheigue 1-8 In my preview of this this game I expressed concern that Ballyheigue might struggle against a very slick Lixnaw outfit and so they did. […]

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David Griffin breaks away tackled by Paul McGrath. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Causeway And St Brendan’s Can’t Be Separated

July 2, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched on in Austin Stack Park as St Brendan’s and Causeway served up an entertaining Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship opening tie.. Causeway 3-15 St Brendan’s 2-18 (After Extra Time) Causeway did not present themselves for the customary pre-match photo but they did provide the spectators with […]

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Daniel Collins has his eye on the sliotar.  Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Crotta Offer Little Resistance As Kilmoyley Ease Into Next Round

July 2, 2017 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran saw Kilmoyley get the better of Crotta O’Neills in Austin Stack Park yesterday evening in the opening round of the Garveys Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship… Kilmoyley 3-16  Crotta O’Neills 0-14  Kilmoyley are going in the front door this year in their attempt to win The Neilus Flynn […]

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Kilmoyley's, Darren Twomey, comes under pressure from Crotta's, Tomas O'Connor and Shane Nolan. Photo by Dermot Crean.

PREVIEW: Who Will Win The Opening Kerry SHC Games This Saturday?

June 28, 2017 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran looks forward to the Garveys SuperValu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship 2017 opening games this weekend in Tralee… Action in the Garveys SuperValu senior hurling championship begins on July 1st when Crotta O’Neills take on the 2016 champions Kilmoyley at 5.30pm in Austin Stack Park. All games in the competition […]

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

Times, Dates And Venues Announced For Championship Hurling And Football Games

June 20, 2017 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE venues, dates and times for the  Garvey’s Supervalu Kerry Senior Hurling Championship Round 1 and Round 3 of the Kerry Senior Football Championship have been announced. In the football, Austin Stack Park in Tralee will host three of the four Round 3 ties, including St Brendans v East Kerry […]

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Draw For County Hurling Championship To Be Made Monday

Draw For County Hurling Championship To Be Made Monday

May 24, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

MONDAY next will see both the draw for the Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Co. Senior Hurling Championship and the draws for the Castleisland Mart Intermediate, Junior Premier, Junior and Novice Club Football Championships. The draw for the County Senior Hurling Championship will take place on Monday at Austin Stack Park at 6.30pm. Continued […]

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Causeway In Control As They Defeat Abbeydorney In Intermediate Final

Causeway In Control As They Defeat Abbeydorney In Intermediate Final

May 22, 2017 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on the North Kerry Hurling Board Intermediate Final between Causeway and Abbeydorney… Causeway 2-12 Abbeydorney 0-3 The final of the North Kerry Intermediate hurling final was played on the beautiful surface that is the Kilmoyley pitch. Causeway played with the wind in the first half and were always […]

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John ‘Tweek’ Griffin Retires After Great Service To Kerry Team

John ‘Tweek’ Griffin Retires After Great Service To Kerry Team

May 19, 2017 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

JOHN ‘Tweek’ Griffin has retired from inter-county hurling after 15 years involved with the Kerry team. The 33-year-old Lixnaw clubman won a number of honours with Kerry over the years and was a huge inspiration to many with his skill and versatility in many positions on the field. In a […]

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Paudie O'Connor comes under pressure from Stephen Bergin.  Photo by Dermot Crean

REPORT/PHOTOS: Kerry Can’t Find Enough To Get Past Laois

May 15, 2017 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on a disappointing day in Austin Stack Park for Kerry as they bowed out of the Leinster Hurling Championship…. Kerry 3-15 Laois 2-21 Kerry’s journey in the Leinster championship ended in Austin Stack Park on Sunday when they went down to Laois and failed to progress to quarter-final losing out […]

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Action during the match on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Team To Face Laois This Sunday Is Named

May 12, 2017 at 9:13 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY boss Fintan O’Connor is sticking with the starting 15 who beat Westmeath in the last game, when they face Laois in the Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship – Round Robin  – 3nd Round game in Austin Stack Park on Sunday  next (3pm). Kerry must beat Laois to be in […]

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Shane Nolan has his eyes on the post against Laois earlier this year. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PREVIEW: Kerry Have The Ability To Overcome Laois Challenge

May 11, 2017 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on a must-win game for Kerry in Austin Stack Park on Sunday when they take on Laois in the Leinster Hurling Championship Round Robin series… If Maurice Leahy is in Austin Stack Park on Sunday it will be 40 years to the day since he first played for Kerry […]

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Kerry Hurlers Get Back On Track With Victory Over Westmeath

Kerry Hurlers Get Back On Track With Victory Over Westmeath

May 1, 2017 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran watched Kerry rise to the occasion against Westmeath yesterday in Mullingar… Kerry 0-20 Westmeath 2-12 Kerry travelled to rain-sodden Mullingar in a do or die effort to remain in with a chance of progressing in the Leinster Championship round robin. They arrived in the Westmeath capital sorely wounded […]

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Mickey Boyle fires a shot at goal. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PREVIEW: Kerry’s Twin Towers Could Influence A Win Over Westmeath

April 29, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

Mike O’Halloran on Kerry’s match in the Leinster Hurling Championship Round Robin Round 2 this Sunday against Westmeath… There are six changes to the Kerry hurling team for the game v Westmeath on Sunday in Mullingar. Rory Horgan moves to fullback with James O’Connor coming in at corner back. Jack Goulding, […]

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Kerry's Darren Dineen comes away with the ball. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Ring The Changes For Clash With Westmeath

April 28, 2017 at 9:01 pm Comments are Disabled

FINTAN O’Connor has made a number of changes for the Kerry clash with Westmeath in the Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship – Round Robin  – 2nd Round game in Cusack Park, Mullingar on Sunday. There are six changes from the side that played against Meath  in the opening game of the series on […]

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