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This Week's Hurling News

Wednesday 03rd May, 2017


Hurling News with Tommy O’Connor of the PR & Marketing CommitteeKerry Hurlers back to winning waysThe Kerry Senior hurlers got back to winning ways last Sunday with a 0-20 to 2-12 win over Westmeath at Mullingar in round 2 of the Leinster Senior Championship round robin series. Well done to all involved.This sets up a crucial round 3 clash with Laois at Austin Stack Park on Sunday week, 14th May, 3pm.Credit Union Senior Hurling LeagueIn the Credit Union Co. Hurling...

Meath defeat Kerry in Leinster Hurling Championship Rd.1

Sunday 23rd April, 2017


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Qualifier Round 1: Courtesy of Leinster GAA Meath 3-20Kerry 2-17Meath celebrated their return to Leinster Senior Hurling Championship action with a six point defeat of Kerry at Pairc Tailteann.Despite the concession of a first minute goal, Meath responded to lead by three at the interval and although they suffered some anxious moments in the closing stages, deservedly claimed both points.Kerry were six points behind before Mikey...

Kerry Senior Hurling team V Meath in Lenister SHC Round Robin

Friday 21st April, 2017


Kerry Senior Hurling Team V Meath – Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship – Round Robin - Páirc Tailteann Sunday Apr 23rd 2017 3pm.The Kerry Senior Hurling Team to play Meath in the Leinster GAA Senior Hurling Championship – Round Robin 1st Round game in Páirc Tailteann Navan on Sunday next shows 5 changes in personnel from the side that did duty against Laois in the Allianz League Div 1B Relegation playoff; Team captain Aiden McCabe...

Kerry Senior Hurlers take on Offaly

Wednesday 22nd March, 2017


The Kerry senior hurlers will play their remaining Allianz Hurling League fixture against Offaly on this Sunday, 26 March at Austin Stack Park, 3.00p.m. It is a vitally important game for the county, where a victory will guarantee Division 1B hurling again next year. It is hoped that all G.A.A. supporters generally and in particular those from hurling areas will come along to support the team.Admission on the day costs €15 but it is available at a reduced price of...

Galway too good for Kerry AHLDiv1B

Sunday 12th March, 2017


Allianz Hurling League Division 1BGALWAY 1-22 KERRY 0-12By Paul Brennan at Austin Stack Park, Tralee for GAA.IEIn the end class usually tells and so it was in Tralee this afternoon as Galway claimed an expected third Division 1B win in this fourth round contest against a courageous but limited Kerry team.The return of Joe Canning after suffering a hamstring injury in last year's All-Ireland semi-final was the main talking point in the build-up, and the Portumna man...

Wexford 3.18 v Kerry 0.12 Allianz Hurling - Report

Sunday 05th March, 2017


Allianz Hurling League Division 1BWEXFORD 3-18 KERRY 0-12By Brendan Furlong at Innovate Wexford Park Courtesy of GAA.ieWexford maintained their 100 per cent record when an improved second half showing inspired them to a comfortable 15 point victory over Kerry At Innovate Wexford Park before an attendance of 2,600. Perhaps the biggest cheer of the afternoon was reserved for Jack Guiney who marked his 47th minute introduction with a goal and a point in his first...

Kerry V Limerick next up in SHL

Wednesday 15th February, 2017


The Kerry SH Team to play Limerick in the AHL Rd 2 in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday will be announced after training on Friday evening at 9pm.Next up is Kerry’s first away game in the competition, round 2 v Limerick on this Sunday, 19th February at the Gaelic Grounds, 2.00p.m. Admission on the day costs €15 but it is available at a reduced price of €10 if purchased online on www.gaa.ie , from the Kerry GAA offices in Austin Stack Park, from the Kerry GAA Store in the...

Latest Hurling news

Wednesday 25th January, 2017


Kerry Hurlers go down to LimerickKerry were defeated by Limerick on a score of 4-28 to 0-16 in their latest Coopsuperstores.ie Munster Senior Hurling League game at Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds on Sunday last. Kerry got off to a slow start but the concession of three goals just before the break left them with a mountain to climb in the second half. The Kingdom side improved on the turnover with some spirited play and some fine scores from play but Limerick ran out easy...

Kerry Senior Hurlers take on Cork

Wednesday 04th January, 2017


Kerry Senior Hurlers take on CorkThe Kerry senior hurlers will get back into action on this Sunday, 8th January with a game against Cork in the 2017 Co-Op Superstores Munster senior hurling league. Venue is Mallow where there will be a 2.00p.m. throw in. This of course will be Kerry’s first competitive encounter under recently appointed manager Fintan O’Connor and in preparation for the game, Kerry had a challenge against CIT on Monday last which they won on a...

Fintan O'Connor is the new Kerry Hurling Manager

Saturday 17th December, 2016


Fintan O’Connor is the new Kerry Hurling ManagerFintan O’Connor has today been named as the new Kerry Senior Hurling Manager in succession to Ciarán Carey. Hwill take up the position with immediate effect. His appointment is for an initial two year term with the option of a third year.Tipperary based O’Connor, who is a member of the Ballybacon-Grange Club, has named former Tipperary goalkeeper Brendan Cummins as Coach and will announce his...

Kerry Face Cork in Munster Hurling League Opener

Friday 09th December, 2016


Kerry Face Cork in Munster Hurling League OpenerKerry open their Munster Senior Hurling League campaign with a game away to Cork in Mallow on Sunday January 8th, and a week later they face Clare in Austin Stack Park in Round 2.Kerry travel to play Limerick in the Gaelic Grounds on January 22nd and finish up with a home game under lights against Waterford in Austin Stack Park on Wednesday 25th January.The process for appointing a new Kerry Senior Hurling Manager has already been...

Ciarán Carey has stepped down as Kerry Senior Hurling Manager

Sunday 04th December, 2016


Ciarán Carey has stepped down as Kerry Senior Hurling ManagerKerry County Board wish to announce the resignation of Ciarán Carey as Manager of the Kerry Senior Hurling team.The following statement has been issued by the Limerick man:“Due to increased work commitments, I am unable to give the necessary time required to manage the Kerry Senior Hurling team for the coming season. I wish to thank my management team, the full panel of players and the...

Kerry Hurlers have 3 Home games in the Allianz Hurling League

Friday 25th November, 2016


Munster Senior Hurling LeagueThe 2017 Munster Senior Hurling League is due to commence on Sunday January 8th with the final fixed for Sunday January 29th. The draws for this competition will be made in the coming weeks.Allianz Hurling LeagueKerry open their Allianz Hurling League Campaign with a home game in Austin Stack Park against Laois on February 12th. Three of their five games, including the final two, are in Tralee.AHL FixturesRd. 1 Feb 12th Kerry V Laois Austin...

Kilmoyley renew rivalry with Ballyduff in SHF 2016

Sunday 14th August, 2016


Garveys Supervalu Senior Hurling Championship – semi-final Magnificent second half comeback by champions Kilmoyley Kilmoyley 1-13 St Brendans 0-15 By Murt Murphy Holders Kilmoyley produced a second half Lazarus act to repeat last year’s county final win over heart- broken St Brendan’s side who saw their half time advantage of six points disappear and they had to succumb to the power of the champions by the minimum margin at the Austin Stack Park this afternoon. It...

Causeway are Intermediate Hurling Champions

Sunday 07th August, 2016


Causeway are Intermediate Hurling ChampionsCauseway 1-11Kilmoyley 1-8Causeway were crowned Intermediate Hurling Champions for 2016 at Austin Stack Park tonight when they got the better of Kilmoyley on a 1-11 to 1-8 scoreline. Most of the scoring was confined to the first half with John Mike Dooley contributing 1-6 to causeway's total of 1-9 with Kilmoyley on 0-6.Scores were at a premium in the second half and we had to wait 17 minutes for the first score of the half, a...

Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi final Draw

Saturday 09th July, 2016


The Draw for the Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi final resulted in the following pairings:Causeway V St BrendansKilmoyley V Dr CrokesGames are pencilled in for July 19th

Garveys Supervalu SHC Round 1

Thursday 23rd June, 2016


Garveys Supervalu Senior Hurling Championship (Note Time changes highlighted in Red) Round 1 Sat 25 June @ 7pm – Extra Time Crotta v Abbeydorney in Ballyduff Referee: Simon Stokes (Cork) Sun 26 June @ 12.00 – Extra Time Kilmoyley v Ballyduff in Abbeydorney Referee:Diarmuid Kirwin (Cork) Sun 26 June @ 4.30pm – Extra Time Ballyheigue v St Brendans in Abbeydorney Referee: Damian Fox (Clare) Sun 26 June @ 7pm – Extra Time Causeway v Lixnaw in Lerrig Referee: Cathal...

Heartbreak for Kerry U17 Hurlers in Celtic Challenge Final

Wednesday 22nd June, 2016


Under 17 Hurling – Celtic Challenge FinalKerry 2-15 South Wexford 4-11A last minute goal from South Wexford broke Kerry hearts on Saturday in the Celtic Challenge final held in Nowlan Park Kilkenny.Kerry on the back of an impressive semi final win over South Tipperary were well fired up for this game and shot out of the traps early and with ten minutes gone in the first half the Kingdom had a five points to two lead over the Slaneysiders with Barry O Mahoney scoring at will from...

Comórtas Poc Fada Chiarraí 2016-Sunday 5th June

Wednesday 01st June, 2016


Comórtas Poc Fada Chiarraí 2016 is on at Kerry Head Mountain on Sunday next @ 1pmThe Kerry long puck competition was launched at O’Regan’s Lounge , Ballyheigue on Sunday the 29th of May by John Brassil T.D. It will take place at Kerryhead Mountain on Sunday the 5th of June at 1.00pm sharp.Ger McCarthy Kerry Hurling Officer said that this will be the fourth year in a row that the Kerry finals have been held at Kerryhead mountain in what he described as a challenging course....

Lenister Senior Hurling Championship

Sunday 22nd May, 2016


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship – Round Robin Group – Round 3Offaly 3-19 Kerry 0-20Shane Dooley and Joe Bergin were the chief tormentors of Kerry as the Kingdom crashed out of the Leinster Senior Hurling championship at O’Connor Park Tullamore today. The final score certainly flattered the winners a little as Kerry gave as good as they got right through and it was only in the final 20 minutes or so that the home-side began to justify their favouritism when Joe...

Kerry Senior Hurling Team vs Offaly

Tuesday 17th May, 2016


Kerry Senior Hurling Team vs OffalyLeinster Senior Hurling Championship Round Robin Group - Round 3The Kerry Senior Hurling Team to play Offaly in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round Robin Group, Round 3, at O’Connor Park, Tullamore on Sunday next (3pm) shows three changes in personnel and a number of positional changes from the side defeated by Westmeath in Round 2. Jordan Conway, Brandon Barrett and Philip Lucid come into the side in place of Mikey Boyle who...

LSHC : Round Robin -Westmeath 1-18 Kerry 1-13

Saturday 07th May, 2016


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round RobinWestmeath 1-18 Kerry 1-13Courtesy of GAA.ieKerry were brought back to earth with a comprehensive five-point defeat to Westmeath in Tralee which means they must go to Offaly in two weeks and not be beaten if they are to advance further in the Leinster Championship.Improvement was needed on last week’s historic win over Carlow, but Kerry simply couldn’t raise their game enough to compete with a Westmeath team hurling...

Kerry face acid test against bang in form Westmeath

Saturday 07th May, 2016


Leinster SHC Round Robin Group RD 2 - Kerry v Westmeath Preview Kerry face acid test against bang in form Westmeath By Murt Murphy Legendry US College Basketball Coach John Wooden once said “Winning takes talent –to repeat takes character”. Kerry have been winning of late but now face dangerous and bang in form opponents Westmeath so now character will be required if they are to achieve their goal of making the Leinster SHC quarter-final. What...

Kingdom break new ground in Leinster SHC

Thursday 28th April, 2016


Confident Kerry face Carlow as the Kingdom break new ground in Leinster SHCBy Murt Murphy Kerry’s first taste of Liam McCarthy since 2014 and players, management and hurling followers are lapping it up. Forget the geography of it because Kerry will be breaking new ground when they take on Carlow in the Leinster Championship Round Robin Group qualifier on Sunday, and a win could eventually see the Kingdom playing in the a Leinster quarterfinal against either Galway or...

Kerry Hurlers fall short against Wexford

Sunday 06th March, 2016


Allianz Hurling League Division 1BWexford 2-25 Kerry 0-08Kerry’s recent run of good form, which saw them defeat Laois and give Limerick a good fright to Limerick, came to an end at a very blustery Austin Stack Park this afternoon. It was always going to be tough for the homeside but once Wexford had advantage of the strong wind in the opening half, the odds looked stacked against the Kingdom.Wexford were determined not to give Kerry a foothold and they had three points on the...