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Ultan Dillane.

Ultan Dillane Delighted To Commit To Connacht Rugby

January 9, 2019 at 6:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man Ultan Dillane has committed to Connacht for the next two years after he signed a two year contract extension that will keep him at the Sportsground up to the end of the 2020/21 season. The 25 year old former Tralee RFC player, who has made 11 appearances for Ireland, joined […]

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CBS Rugby Team Battles Way To U15 McCarthy Cup Final

CBS Rugby Team Battles Way To U15 McCarthy Cup Final

December 17, 2016 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

By Jerry Finnegan U15 (Captain) On Thursday, the CBS The Green u15 rugby team travelled up to O’Dowd Park at Clahane to play against St.Munchins of Limerick in the semi-final of the tournament. The Green started off well from a great try by Joe Linehan. He slotted the conversion in between […]

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Ultan Leading The Way So Far As Public Votes For Three Tralee Sportsmen In Awards

Ultan Leading The Way So Far As Public Votes For Three Tralee Sportsmen In Awards

April 7, 2016 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane is leading in the vote for Radio Kerry’s sportstar of the month competition for March, where he is up against two other Tralee natives. The three nominees in the competition, sponsored by Randles Bros, all enjoyed a fantastic March and there’s still time to vote for your favourite. Irish […]

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Ireland Women's captain Niamh Briggs with fellow skippers Sara Barattin, Rachel Taylor, Sarah Hunter, Gaelle Mignot and Lisa Martin

Four Tralee Women Named In Ireland Six Nations Squad

January 28, 2016 at 5:26 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR Trelee women have been picked in the Ireland 6 Nations squad it was announced this afternoon. Tralee RFC’s Zoe Grattage, Ciara Griffin and Ciara O’Connor and Ruth O’Reilly, who plays her rugby with Galwegians, were named in the squad of 30 that will defend Ireland Six Nations crown. The Tralee RFC trio have […]

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Tralee Man Called Into Extended Irish Training Squad Ahead Of Six Nations

Tralee Man Called Into Extended Irish Training Squad Ahead Of Six Nations

January 2, 2016 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee RFC player, Ultan Dillane, has been called into Joe Schmidt’s extended Irish training squad for a Six Nations camp at Carton House. It’s the latest step in the 22-year-old Connacht lock’s progression since he left Tralee some years ago. Continued below… French-born Dillane moved to his mother’s native Kerry […]

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Zoe Grattage

Tralee RFC Player Answers Ireland’s Call

October 10, 2015 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

ANOTHER representative of Tralee RFC will join the ranks of players from the club called up to the Ireland Women’s squad over the last few years. Zoe Grattage, has travelled to Belfast to take part in an Ireland training session today (Saturday) to hopefully stake her claim for a place in the […]

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All-Blacks Legend Jonah Lomu Is Coming To Kerry

All-Blacks Legend Jonah Lomu Is Coming To Kerry

September 12, 2015 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

SURE everyone knows the All-Blacks are the Kerry of the rugby world so it’s only natural that one of the all-time greats of the sport would come to the Kingdom. In an interview in today’s Irish Independent, Jonah Lomu, says he’s on his way to Kerry in the coming weeks during the World […]

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VIDEO: Ultan Dillane Interviewed In TG4 Rugby Coverage

VIDEO: Ultan Dillane Interviewed In TG4 Rugby Coverage

April 27, 2015 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee Rugby Club (TRC) player, Ultan Dillane, was featured on TG4 during their rugby coverage at the weekend. The 21-year old Connacht player featured in a two and a half minute clip on the TG4 segment ‘Rugbai Beo’ along with his fellow player Aly Muldowney as he talked about how he is fitting into […]

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Kerry Rugby Club To Be Seen By Global Audience In World Cup Video

Kerry Rugby Club To Be Seen By Global Audience In World Cup Video

April 25, 2015 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

RUGBAÍ Chorca Dhuibhne, the most Westerly Rugby Club in Europe, has been chosen to represent Ireland in series of short video features being filmed as part of the Rugby World Cup coverage. A 12 person crew from Partizan Production Company in London will arrive in West Kerry this week to […]

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Rugby: McElligott Cup Goes West For First Time In Over 85 Years

Rugby: McElligott Cup Goes West For First Time In Over 85 Years

April 13, 2015 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

  Rugbaí Chorca Dhuibhne 29 Castleisland RFC 25 ON a warm spring Sunday afternoon at O’Dowd Park Tralee, the McElligott Cup Final between Rugbaí Chorca Dhuibhne  and Castleisland RFC  was decided for 2015. History was made as the Cup last went west in 1929. The long wait is now over. This […]

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How ‘The Rose Of Tralee’ Answered Ireland’s Call At The World Cup

How ‘The Rose Of Tralee’ Answered Ireland’s Call At The World Cup

February 6, 2015 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S a fact that has passed us by as Ireland prepares to kick-off their Six Nations campaign tomorrow. It came as a surprise to us to learn that ‘The Rose of Tralee’ was used four times as Ireland’s national anthem at the 1987 Rugby World Cup. An article by Malachy […]

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Ultan Dillane Signs Two Year Contract With Connacht

Ultan Dillane Signs Two Year Contract With Connacht

January 14, 2015 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

  AFTER a string of impressive performances, former Tralee Rugby Club player, Ultan Dillane, has secured a two year contract with Connacht Rugby. Following three years in the Connacht Academy, 21-year-old Ultan Dillane, made his professional debut this season and will now progress to a senior contract. French-born Dillane moved […]

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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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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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Young Tralee Talent Making Waves At Munster Rugby

Young Tralee Talent Making Waves At Munster Rugby

August 28, 2014 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR underage Tralee rugby players have had a busy few weeks representing Munster sides at home and abroad. The four players who are all members of Tralee RFC are Eoin O’Carroll, James O’Connor, Josh Barnes and Jack Quilter. “We consistently have three or four guys playing in Munster underage teams, which is very good for […]

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Jack Doyle meeting Munster rugby star Conor Murray at the Tralee rugby club. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Video/Photos: Munster Players Pay A Visit To Tralee

August 1, 2014 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more A RED tide swept into Tralee yesterday afternoon as Munster players,  Conor Murray, Keith Earls, Donnacha Ryan, Felix Jones and BJ Botha among others made appearances at Lifestyle Sports in Manor West and Tralee Rugby Club. The players are visiting Kerry as part of ‘The Munster Race’. […]

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Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

Meet Munster Rugby Stars In Town On Thursday

July 30, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more FANS of Munster rugby are in for a treat as top players like Keith Earls and BJ Botha are coming to town. The Red heroes will visit Lifestyle Sports in Manor West this Thursday between 12 noon and 12.45pm. Six of Munster Rugby’s finest: […]

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