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Intercounty Senior Football

All Ireland SFC S-F replay: Mayo advance to decider

Saturday 26th August, 2017


All Ireland SFC Semi-Final replay (Courtesy of GAA.ie)By Cian O'Connell at Croke ParkMAYO 2-16 KERRY 0-17The afternoon ended with a guttural Mayo roar because it has been a gripping Championship for Mayo stuffed with matches and drama, but their adventure will go into September now.Ultimately, that is where everybody wants to operate. Kerry left Croke Park with regrets, a campaign that promised so much ended at the penultimate stage again.A purposeful first half...

Replay Ticket Information

Monday 21st August, 2017


Replay Ticket InformationGAA Football All-Ireland Championship Semi-Final Replay - Croke ParkKerry V MayoThrow in: 3pmTicket Information: Hogan Stand: €35.00 Cusack/Davin Stand Adult: €35.00Cusack/Davin Stand Juvenile: €5.00 / £5.00Terrace: €25.00 There is an all round reduction of €10 in the cost of the Stand Tickets for the Kerry V Mayo Replay on Saturday. Stand tickets will cost €35 (Under 16’s €5 in Cusack...

Kerry & Mayo to do it all again!

Sunday 20th August, 2017


All Ireland SFC Semi-Final - Courtesy of GAA.ieBy Cian O'Connell at Croke ParkKERRY 2-14 MAYO 2-14Talk swirled throughout the week about a couple of 2014 classics involving Kerry and Mayo so it was only appropriate that another gripping game went the distance.Paddy Durcan, the splendid Castlebar Mitchels clubman, had the honour of landing a gorgeous last gasp point to ensure a replay will be required at Croke Park next Saturday. 66,195 spectators watched an...

Fixtures for Kerry's Championship games confirmed

Monday 24th July, 2017


Fixtures for Kerry's Championship games confirmed.Croke Park have confirmed times and venues for Kerry's upcoming Championship games;Senior Quarter FinalsKerry Seniors will play Galway in Croke Park on Sunday next (30th) at 2pm with Roscommon and Mayo at 4pm.Minor & Junior ChampionshipDouble-Bill in Portlaoise on the Bank Holiday weekend - Saturday August 5th:Minor Quarter Final Kerry v Louth at 1:15pmJunior Final Kerry v Meath at 3pm....

Another Look Back at the Munster Senior Final

Tuesday 04th July, 2017


Kerry 1-23 Cork 0-15By Diarmuid Kearney and Samuel MansfieldKerry have retained their Munster Senior Football Championship title after a comprehensive 1-23 to 0-15 win over Cork in the Munster Final. The match was played in Killarney in front of 31,836 spectators in Fitzgerald Stadium.Kerry’s win over arch rivals Cork has given them their 79th Munster Title and they have now managed an impressive 6th ‘5 in a row’ as Co Captains Johnny Buckley and Fionn...

John Egan Statue Unveiled in Sneem

Thursday 22nd June, 2017


John Egan Statue Unveiled in SneemThere was no doubt that the place to be on Saturday last was the South Square in Sneem where a statue to honour the late great former Kerry footballer John Egan was unveiled. Familiar faces from many counties such as our own Mikey Sheehy, Bomber Liston, Ogie Moran and Pat Spillane (to name but a few mixed with the legendary Seamus Darby, Niall Cahalane and many more. event was very well organised with the O’Sullivans, Tim and Jim, very much...

Kerry open their Munster Championship Campaign against Clare

Wednesday 07th June, 2017


Kerry open their Munster Championship Campaign against ClareKerry senior footballers open their Munster Championship campaign on Sunday evening next when they travel to Cusack Park in Ennis for the semi final against Clare, a match that has a 3:30pm throw-in time. These two sides became very familiar with each other in 2016 when they met in both the Munster semi final and in the All Ireland quarter final and on both occasions the Kingdom came out on top, however, Kerry...

Munster Championship Semi Final

Thursday 25th May, 2017


Munster Championship Semi FinalWith semi finals down for decision this coming weekend, Kerry’s first game in the Munster Championship is edging ever closer. Clare and Limerick face off this weekend in Cusack Park Ennis and Kerry will take on the winners of that game on the weekend of June 11th/12th. (If the Limerick V Clare senior hurling game ends in a draw then the football game will go ahead on the Saturday). If Clare are our opponents then the game will be in Cusack...

Kerry Hurler John Griffin retires from Intercounty Hurling

Friday 19th May, 2017


Kerry Hurler John Griffin announces his retirement from Intercounty HurlingKerry hurler John Griffin affectionately known as ‘Tweek’, has announced his retirement from senior inter county hurling. A member of the Lixnaw club, he has been a member of the Kerry senior panel since 2003. Normally an industrious midfielder, he also played in both forward and back positions for both club and county.At schools level he won Munster Vocational Schools medals in...

Colm Cooper calls time on his illustrious inter-county career

Tuesday 04th April, 2017


Colm Cooper calls time on his illustrious inter-county careerColm Cooper, one of the greatest Kerry players ever to grace the game of Gaelic Football, has decided to call time on his illustrious inter-county career. The Dr Crokes player, who will turn 34 in June, does so just two weeks after winning the one medal that had eluded him for many years – an All Ireland Club Championship medal.Cooper first came to the attention of the Kerry GAA public when winning a Senior Co....

Kerry Renew Rivalry with Tyrone

Thursday 30th March, 2017


Kerry Renew Rivalry with TyroneKerry renew rivalry with old adversaries Tyrone when the sides clash in the final round of the Allianz League in Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday next, a game that has a 2pm throw-in time. As we all know by now Kerry’s chances of a place in the final have evaporated over the last two weekends with successive draws against Dublin and Cavan but despite losing out by a single point to Mayo last weekend, Tyrone (on 7 points) have a right good chance of...

Match Arrangements for Kerry V Tyrone

Tuesday 28th March, 2017


Match Arrangements for Kerry V TyroneThe Kerry vs Tyrone game at Fitzgerald Stadium will throw in at 2pm and patrons are advised to come early and to please note the following:Stiles will open at 12:30pm and Ticket vans will be in operation at both the Lewis Road and Dalton’s Avenue ends of the ground. Designated gates will also be in operation for Season Ticket holders at both ends of the ground.Admission on the day is €15 and entry to the Stand will be on a first come...

Cavan next up for Kerry in Breffni Park

Wednesday 22nd March, 2017


Kerry make the long journey to Breffni Park on Sunday next for the penultimate round of the Allianz League in the knowledge that they need both points to stay in contention for a place in the Allianz League Final on April 9th. With four teams two points ahead of the Kingdom in the table, three of whom Kerry have already met, a victory on the road is a must but just as important maybe for the wearers of the green and gold is to keep up the run of good performances following two very...

Kerry vs Dublin - Match Report

Sunday 19th March, 2017


Allianz Football League Division 1Kerry 0-13 Dublin 0-13By Paul Brennan at Austin Stack Park – Courtesy of GAA.ieDublin's 33-game unbeaten run across League and Championship teetered but didn't topple in Tralee as they equalled the 34-game run set by Kerry some 84 years ago.It was fitting that it was team from the Kingdom that had the chance to beat Dublin and preserve their county's record and while they came mighty close to doing both, Dublin found a...

Kerry vs Dublin - Match Preview

Thursday 16th March, 2017


Hoping for a Kerry V Dublin Classic in Austin Stack ParkSaturday night’s unique clash of Kerry and Dublin in Round 5 of the Allianz League is likely to be an occasion talked about, one way or the other, for many a day to come – Kerry and Dublin matches usually are! The Dubs certainly have had the upper hand on their Kingdom opponents in the last six years or so and particularly under the stewardship of Jim Gavin and they come to Austin Stack Park hoping to add to their very...

Kerry 1.19 v Roscommon 1.13 - Report

Monday 06th March, 2017


Allianz Football League Division 1KERRY 1-19 ROSCOMMON 1-13By Declan Rooney at Dr Hyde Park Courtesy of GAA.iePaul Geaney fired an added-time goal to end Roscommon hopes of a first win of the Division 1 campaign as Kerry earned a deserved win at Dr Hyde Park.Ciarain Murtagh’s 67th minute penalty had cut Kerry’s lead to just a point, but Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s side finished out the game in style with James O’Donoghue and Stephen O’Brien...

Match Arrangements for Kerry V Monaghan

Friday 24th February, 2017


Match Arrangements for Kerry V MonaghanThe Kerry Vs Monaghan game at Fitzgerald Stadium will throw in at 2pm and patrons are advised to come early and to please note the following:Stiles will open at 12:30pm and Ticket vans will be in operation at both the Lewis Road and Daltons Avenue ends. Designated Gates will also be in operation for Season Ticket holders at both ends of the ground.Admission is €15 and entry to the Stand will be on a first come first served basis. The...

Kerry welcome Monaghan to Fitzgerald Stadium

Thursday 23rd February, 2017


Kerry welcome Monaghan to Fitzgerald StadiumKerry senior footballers welcome Monaghan to Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday next for Round 3 of the Allianz Football League. Following their fine away victory over Donegal in round 1, Kerry were brought back to earth by Mayo in round 2 in Tralee, a game that Kerry certainly seemed to be in control of at the interval. The Kerry management will be disappointed that the home side did not impose their authority on the second half...

Mayo take both AFL Points at Austin Stack Park

Saturday 11th February, 2017


Mayo take both AFL Points at Austin Stack ParkKERRY 1-10 MAYO 0-15by Paul Brennan at Austin Stack Park, Tralee Courtesy of GAA.ieIt's eight seasons and counting now since Kerry have won their first two games of a National League campaign after Mayo did a snatch and grab job in Tralee to get their campaign up and running with an important win on the road.A Mayo response was expected after their loss to Monaghan the previous Saturday, but Kerry were expected to put opening...

Kieran Donaghy is back in training with Kerry

Friday 27th January, 2017


Kieran Donaghy is back in training with KerryKieran Donaghy is back in training with the Kerry Senior football team. Kerry Manager, Eamonn Fitzmaurice, speaking at a Kerry GAA pre Allianz League Press Briefing this evening, confirmed that the Austin Stacks player is back training one night per week and may even see action before the end of the League.Meanwhile, Donaghy's teamate, Colm Cooper, has reiterated that he will not make a call on his future until Dr Crokes...

Proposals - New Format For Inter County Senior Football

Wednesday 11th January, 2017


The newly expanded version of the new Football Championship Format proposals that will be debated at Congress at the end of FebFootball Revision Proposal Congress 2017pdf.pdf

Intercounty Football Fixtures Guide

Wednesday 11th January, 2017


Intercounty Football Fixtures GuideWith Christmas behind us supporters are already eagerly looking forward to the commencement of the Allianz Leagues and the start of the competitive intercounty action – here is a reminder of some of the fixtures to note:Kerry open their Allianz Football League campaign away to Donegal in Letterkenny on February 5th in the first of three away games, the others being away to Roscommon and Cavan.Kerry have four home games with two...

2016 – A Review

Wednesday 04th January, 2017


2016 – A ReviewA very successful year on the intercounty playing front, however, the big prize has eluded Kerry footballers once again in 2016.Overall it has been a very successful year on the intercounty scene and one that most counties would be very happy with, however, success here in Kerry is almost always dependant on how you do in the All Ireland Senior football championship and if that is the yardstick then on the face of it, 2016 may not have been regarded as a huge...

Maurice Fitzgerald ratified as new Kerry Selector

Monday 28th November, 2016


Maurice Fitzgerald ratified as new Kerry SelectorFormer 2 time All Ireland Football winner Maurice Fitzgerald has joined Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s management team as a selector in place of Diarmuid Murphy who stepped down earlier this year after six years in the position. The St Marys Cahersiveen Clubman was ratified at Monday night’s meeting of the Kerry County Committee in the IT Tralee.Eamonn Fitzmaurice welcomed the appointment of his former teammate to...

Kenmare are Munster Intermediate Football Champions

Sunday 27th November, 2016


Munster Intermediate Club Championship FinalKenmare are Munster Intermediate Football ChampionsKenmare 1-20 Adare 1-8Kenmare Shamrocks were crowned Munster Intermediate Football Champions at Mallow Sports complex today when they had all of 12 points to spare against Limerick’s Adare in what turned out to be a one sided final. Kenmare did all the hard work in the first half and were 9 points to the good at the break and while they did take their foot of the pedal for a...