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PHOTOS: Rockie Stalwart Remembered At Juvenile Blitz

PHOTOS: Rockie Stalwart Remembered At Juvenile Blitz

October 20, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

A JUVENILE tournament was held in Connolly Park on Sunday in memory of a great Rockie. A mini-blitz for the Austin Stack Club U12 boys remembered the late Charlie Healy, a great Rock mentor and follower who died in August. His wife, Ena Healy, presented Jordan Kissane with the winners trophy at the […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockie Faces In The Crowd At Sunday’s Match

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockie Faces In The Crowd At Sunday’s Match

October 5, 2015 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

SADLY for Rockies,  it wasn’t to be at Fitzgerald Stadium yesterday as their side suffered a one-point defeat at the hands of great rivals Dr Crokes. But the black and amber army still made themselves heard, bringing great support from Tralee, even outnumbering the ‘home’ side’s support. We were there to […]

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Aisling O'Brien, Kayleigh Quirke, Sharon Cronin, Gillian Barrett, Aisling O'Mahony, Sarah Hobbert, Nicole Roche and in front, Lorraine Counihan at O'Loughlin's Hotel in Portlaoise prior to the game on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stacks Fans Enjoying The Atmosphere Before The Big Game

February 16, 2015 at 4:52 pm 1 comment

ROCKIES travelled in huge numbers again on Sunday to cheer on their heroes in Portlaoise. Eight buses left the Austin Stacks Club at 10.45am and arrived at around 1.15pm in the Laois capital. The nightclub area of O’Loughlin’s Hotel was taken over by Tralee folk and rocked to beat of the […]

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Austin Stacks, team manager, Stephen Stack Photo by Dermot Crean.

Stephen Stack: “I Don’t Want Us To Have Any Regrets…We Have To Go For It”

February 12, 2015 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor spoke to Austin Stacks boss, Stephen Stack, recently about preparations ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final showdown with Slaughtneil… “NO REGRETS” has been the Austin Stacks mantra since they began their club championship campaign nine months ago. For many of the players, Sunday will be the most important game […]

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Stephen Stack Rallies The Troops Ahead Of Big Match

Stephen Stack Rallies The Troops Ahead Of Big Match

February 7, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks senior team boss, Stephen Stack, has issued a rallying cry for all Rockie supporters ahead of the All-Ireland Club semi-final next Sunday. In an open letter published on the Austin Stacks website last night, the Rockies manager asks the black and amber fans to make a special effort […]

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New Poster Issues Rockies Rallying Cry

New Poster Issues Rockies Rallying Cry

January 23, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

THE Stacks faithful have released more details of travel arrangements for their All-Ireland semi-final match in Portlaoise next month in a new poster published today. The poster shows club players, management and stalwarts in a golden ring with the words of the ‘Celtic Symphony’ gracing the bottom – “We’re on the […]

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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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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

PHOTOS: Austin Stacks Faithful Catch First Look At DVD Of Momentous Year

December 11, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  PLAYERS, club officials and the greater Austin Stacks family gathered at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday night for the premiere of ‘2014: A Rockumentary’. The DVD, put together by Rory Kirby, tells the story of Austin Stacks triumphant year in the wake of 2013’s disappointment of losing the County Final to Dr Crokes. Continued […]

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VIDEO: The Trailer For Austin Stacks ‘Rockumentary’ Looks Pretty Good

VIDEO: The Trailer For Austin Stacks ‘Rockumentary’ Looks Pretty Good

December 2, 2014 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks memorable journey to the Munster Club crown has been captured on a DVD to be on sale for the Christmas market. Rory Kirby has been filming the Austin Stacks progress through the championship this year, getting exclusive interviews and access to the Munster champions for ‘2014 – A Rockumentary’. […]

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Possible Change Of Stacks All-Ireland Semi-Final Date Could Mean No Live TV Coverage

Possible Change Of Stacks All-Ireland Semi-Final Date Could Mean No Live TV Coverage

December 2, 2014 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

AUSTIN Stacks’ Ulster opposition in the All-Ireland final have issued a request to move the fixture from Saturday, February 14 to the next day, which may affect live TV coverage of the game. New Ulster club champions Slaughtneil lodged the request with the Central Competitions Control Committee GAA to change the […]

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PHOTOS AND QUOTES: “This Team Is Good Enough To Dominate For A Couple Of Years”

PHOTOS AND QUOTES: “This Team Is Good Enough To Dominate For A Couple Of Years”

December 2, 2014 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor spoke to the Stacks players, manager and club chairman immediately after their Munster Club final win against The Nire at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sunday. Here’s what they had to say…(scroll down to the end for more action photos from the game) Stephen Stack – Manager “I said […]

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David and Ger Mannix celebrate with the new addition to the trophy cabinet at Connolly Park. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockie Fans Up In Cork For The Match

December 1, 2014 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an incredible atmosphere before, during and after the Austin Stacks v The Nire Munster Club final in Cork yesterday. Ten buses put on by the Rockie club pulled up to the Cork Constitution rugby grounds at around noon, where hundreds piled  into the clubhouse for refreshments and fuel […]

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The Austin Stacks support will be as loud as ever in O'Moore Park Portlaoise this Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean.

VIDEO: Marching, Singing, Celebrating – The Rockie Hordes Descend On Cork

November 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm Comments are Disabled

HOW many Austin Stacks fans marched to the stadium today? Eh, lots! Judging by our video, probably around 600 to 800 Rockies took to the road from the Cork Constitution rugby grounds to Páirc Uí Chaoímh for the clash with The Nire. They marched, they chanted and, as our video shows towards the […]

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Kieran Donaghy and Daniel Bohane celebrate after their Munster final victory. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Stacks Are Munster Champions Again

November 30, 2014 at 5:04 pm Comments are Disabled

‘Mystic’ Gavin O’Connor – who predicted a four point win for Austin Stacks in his preview yesterday – reports on a historic win for the Rockies… Austin Stacks 3-5 The Nire 2-4 IT was some slog, but 14 man Stacks rally hard to capture first Munster title in 38 years. “I […]

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Hundreds Already Signed Up For Rockies Road Trip On Sunday

Hundreds Already Signed Up For Rockies Road Trip On Sunday

November 26, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks graphic design department has been at it again over the weekend. Last time they corrupted the famous Lord Kitchener poster from World War 1 to rally the forces for the Ballincollig game, but this time they’ve adapted a more modern cultural landmark to entice people to head to the game. Kieran Donaghy […]

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What If They Really Made ‘Stacks 2014: The Movie’?

What If They Really Made ‘Stacks 2014: The Movie’?

November 22, 2014 at 9:37 am 2 comments

SO a documentary about Austin Stacks winning the county championship this year is about to be released in time for Christmas. It got us thinking; What if there was a real movie made about the Austin Stacks journey to glory in 2014 and which Hollywood A-listers would play the main protagonists… Starring Jason Statham […]

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Kevin Healy, Jonathan Lynch and Paul O'Connor with the Bishop Moynihan Cup and the FA Cup at the Austin Stacks Clubhouse on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: The FA Cup Was Back In Town During The Week

November 22, 2014 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE town had another visit last week from the FA Cup, thanks to member of the local Arsenal Supporters Club, Tony Monaghan. Again, it wasn’t the ‘real’ one (see previous story here) that was presented to Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen earlier this year in Wembley, but a replica trophy. Continued […]

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Stacks To Mark Momentous Year With ‘Rockumentary’ Premiere In Siamsa Tíre

Stacks To Mark Momentous Year With ‘Rockumentary’ Premiere In Siamsa Tíre

November 21, 2014 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

THE incredible story of Austin Stacks in 2014 is coming a screen near you! Yes, the Rockies have decided to commemorate the incredible year they’ve had by releasing a DVD of their story in ‘2014 – A Rockumentary’, which will be premiered in Siamsa Tire on Wednesday, December 10. This […]

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Michael Healy, John Collins and Kevin O'Carroll hanging the banners on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rockies To Pay Just €5 Return For Cork Trip To Final

November 20, 2014 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Austin Stacks Club have announced that they are putting on special buses for the fans to travel to the Munster Club Championship Final in Cork and are charging just €5 return. The subsidised buses will take the Rockie hordes to Pairc Ui Rinn, Cork for the  2pm throw-in on […]

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In front; Peter Kerins and Carmel Quilter O'Neill, with at back; Damien Dowling, Jack Murphy, John Murphy and Ciaran Murphy at the Austin Stacks Clubhouse on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rockie Fans Gather At The Clubhouse Before The Big Game

November 18, 2014 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

WE’VE already put up the videos of the Austin Stacks fans, but TraleeToday.ie was also there to take photos of the fans on that sunny Sunday morning. Rockie fans gathered at the Connolly Park headquarters before the game against Ballincollig and what a colourful lot they were. No doubt they’ll gather early on Sunday […]

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VIDEO: From The Clubhouse To The Final Whistle, We Follow The Rockie Fans

VIDEO: From The Clubhouse To The Final Whistle, We Follow The Rockie Fans

November 17, 2014 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

WE’VE already shown you the Austin Stacks and Ballincollig fans creating fun on the streets of Tralee yesterday. But TraleeToday.ie was also at the clubhouse on Sunday morning with the fans and we followed them on their journey to the stadium, on the terraces, right through to the final whistle. […]

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VIDEO: This Is What Being A Sports Fan Is All About

VIDEO: This Is What Being A Sports Fan Is All About

November 16, 2014 at 6:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE GAA seems to bring out the best in people and Sunday was no different in Tralee. The Austin Stacks fans paraded through town and came upon the Ballincollig supporters, who came out from Turner’s and The Sportsfield Bar to witness the colourful carnival. Both sets of fans greeted  and wished […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockies Look Forward To Munster Final Date With The Nire

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Rockies Look Forward To Munster Final Date With The Nire

November 16, 2014 at 5:39 pm Comments are Disabled

IT wasn’t the greatest of games, but it was certainly an epic! Austin Stacks booked their place in the Munster Club Championship final after a three point win, 0-15 to 1-9, over Ballincollig at a sunny Austin Stack Park on Sunday afternoon. They become the first Tralee team to contest […]

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‘The Rock Needs You!’: Stacks Fans Issue Rallying Call For Sunday

‘The Rock Needs You!’: Stacks Fans Issue Rallying Call For Sunday

November 12, 2014 at 10:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Stacks fans are getting ready. This poster (click on image to enlarge) which was sent to TraleeToday.ie,  issues a rallying cry to all Rockie fans for Sunday’s Munster semi-final clash with Ballincollig at Austin Stack Park. Kieran Donaghy is in full Lord Kitchener pose to ask for the black […]

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VIDEO:  The Rock Fans Get Tunnel Vision

VIDEO: The Rock Fans Get Tunnel Vision

November 2, 2014 at 8:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ON a day when the Austin Stacks team rose to the occasion to win their first senior championship county title since 1994, so did the famous Rockies’ support. Stacks beat Mid Kerry by 2-13 to 1-7 in a replay of the senior county championship final in Killarney and hundreds of Rock […]

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Shane Carroll and Stephen Stack, celebrate, Kieran Donaghy's, goal with fans last Sunday. Photo by Oscar Brophy.

Hundreds Of Rockies To Board Free Coaches To The Replay

October 30, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 700 Austin Stacks fans are expected to board free coaches to Killarney next week thanks to the club. But the change of venue for this Sunday’s county final replay has forced Rockies to abandon their famous march to the stadium before big matches. Because the replay between Austin Stacks and Mid Kerry […]

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Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

Video: Watch The Fantastic Rockies Support For The County Final

October 26, 2014 at 9:22 pm 1 comment

THE Rock was well and truly out in force today when they took to the streets of the town ahead of today’s County Final against Mid Kerry. Out on the pitch the game ended in a draw, but on the terraces there was no doubt who was victorious. The scenes […]

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County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

County Final: Prospect Of The 12th Means It’s Marching Season For Rockies

October 25, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

THEY come in their hundreds. They’re noisy and colourful. They are The Rockies fan club. We caught up with one of the Austin Stacks fan club’s chief organisers, Kevin O’Carroll, to get a sense of the mood ahead of the hotly anticipated county final this Sunday against Mid Kerry. “There […]

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Austin Stacks Club News 16/06/14

Austin Stacks Club News 16/06/14

June 16, 2014 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

SENIOR FOOTBALL Austin Stacks 0-15; Dingle 0-7. Our previous trip to Dingle, five weeks ago, ended in a six points defeat for us, in the quarter final of the Club Championship. But our journey back west on a glorious summer’s evening last Saturday (14th June), for round six of the […]

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