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Intercounty Senior Football

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...

Kerry Senior Footballers : 2017 season

Friday 25th November, 2016


Kerry Senior Footballers begin 2017 season with McGrath Cup game against TipperaryKerry Senior Footballers will open the 2017 season with a McGrath Cup game against Munster Finalists Tipperary at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park on Sunday January 8th. (2pm) and will play Cork in Round 2 the following Sunday in Páirc Uí Rinn. In Group B, Limerick, Clare and Waterford will fight it out for a place in the final. The McGrath Cup Final is fixed for Sunday January...

Kerry’s Magnificent 7 DVD is launched

Wednesday 23rd November, 2016


Kerry’s Magnificent 7 DVD is launchedThe follow on to the very successful Video “Kerry’s Golden Years” covering the period from 1988 to 2016 was launched by Kerry Group CEO Stan McCarthy and County Committee chairman Patrick O’Sullivan at the Kerry Gala evening on Saturday night. “Kerry Group is delighted to be associated with the launch of “Kerry’s Magnificent 7” DVD and book, Kerry football means a huge...

Vincent Linnane honoured with a special presentation

Wednesday 23rd November, 2016


Vincent Linnane honoured with a special presentationWhile there were players with various numbers of All Ireland medals, All Star awards, Players of the Year etc and managers with equally high profiles, at the Kerry GAA Gala night on Saturday last, the only man to get a standing ovation on the night was a quietly spoken Mayo man!Vincent Linnane, or “Vince” to all those who know him, started off as kitman for the Kerry Minor hurlers and soon after came on board with...

Kerry GAA Gala Night was a night to remember

Wednesday 23rd November, 2016


Kerry GAA Gala Night was a night to rememberThe Kerry GAA gala presentation night at the INEC on Saturday last to honour the seven Kerry Teams who won senior All Irelands between 1997 and 2014 was billed as a night to remember and the occasion certainly lived up to the billing. In all there were 87 medal winners and 25 management team members in that period and a surprisingly high percentage of those made it to the Killarney venue. Master of ceremonies, Marty Morrissey welcomed...

Paul Geaney gets a Football All Star

Thursday 03rd November, 2016


Paul Geaney gets a Football All StarCongratulations to Dingle's Paul Geaney who was named on the 2016 All Stars Football Team.Click here for full detils of 2016 Football All StarsPaul Geaney ProfileClub: DingleDOB: 27/11/90Height: 6’ 1”Weight: 87 KgChampionship Debut: V Cavan 2013Championship Appearances: 17Championship Scores: 6-48 Occupation: Student1st League Game for Kerry : V Cork 2011Minor Experience with Kerry: 2008U21 Experience with Kerry:...

Diarmuid Murphy Steps down as a Senior Selector after 6 years

Friday 21st October, 2016


Diarmuid Murphy Steps down as a Senior Selector after 6 yearsKerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice has confirmed that Diarmuid Murphy has stepped down as a Selector with the Kerry Senior Football team. The Dingle native, made 41 senior championship appearances with Kerry despite not making his championship debut until 2004 against Clare at the ripe old age of 28 having served in the shadows of Declan O’Keeffe for many years.A Kerry Minor in 1992, he is the holder of 2 All...

Tom Ashe and Donal Marcus O'Neill RIP

Thursday 20th October, 2016


Tom Ashe and Donal Marcus O'Neill RIPThe deaths have occurred of two former Kerry players from the 40s and 50s.Tom Ashe RIPTom Ashe who passed away on Thursday played 9 Championship games and 14 League games for Kerry between 1949 and 1953 in a Senior career that culminated in an All Ireland Final victory over Armagh in his final year. Indeed in the ’53 semi final Ashe scored two goals as Kerry defeated Louth.The Dingle man played in the 1946 Minor Final when Kerry defeated...

Intercounty Senior Football & Hurling Championpionship Draw 2017

Friday 14th October, 2016


Munster Senior Football Championship Draw 2017The following are the semi final Draws for the Munster Senior Football Championship 2017:Kerry V Limerick or ClareTipperary V Cork or WaterfordThe Draws for the 2017 Munster Minor and Under 21 Championships will take place on Thursday October 20th.Leinster Senior Hurling DrawKerry will take Part in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round Robin Group along with Westmeath, Laois and Meath.The top two in the group go...

Marc Ó Sé announces his retirement from Intercounty Football

Wednesday 12th October, 2016


Marc Ó Sé announces his retirement from Intercounty FootballStalwart Kerry defender and 5 time All Ireland winner Marc Ó Sé has announced his retirement from intercounty football following a career in the green and gold that stretches all the way back to 1998. Ó Sé was a firm favourite with the Kingdom supporters and in typical Ó Sé tradition he was seen at his best when the chips were down rallying his teammates with some sterling defensive plays and very often...

Eamonn Fitzmaurice Reappointed as Kerry Manager

Tuesday 06th September, 2016


Eamonn Fitzmaurice Reappointed as Kerry ManagerAt tonight’s County Committee meeting Eamonn Fitzmaurice has been re-appointed as Kerry senior football team manager for a further 2 years.The Finuge man was first appointed to take charge of the team for the 2013 season and following defeat by Dublin in last year’s All Ireland he committed to stay on for a further year. Tonight’s appointment will see him at the helm for a fifth year having led Kerry to 4 successive...