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McGrath Cup Final: Kerry defeat Limerick

Sunday 22nd January, 2017


McGrath Cup Final: Kerry defeat LimerickKerry 3-13 Limerick 2-12 (After extra-time)By Jackie Cahill at the Gaelic Grounds for GAA.ieKerry claimed their fifth McGrath Cup title win this afternoon but were made to work hard for it by a dogged Limerick outfit at the Gaelic Grounds.The Kingdom needed extra-time before winning the competition for the first time since 2013 – as sub Conor Geaney’s late goal sealed the win in front of 2,010 spectators.The sides were...

Castleisland Mart Junior Club Championship Final ends in a Draw

Saturday 15th October, 2016


Castleisland Mart Junior Club Championship FinalBeale 1-16 Fossa 3-10 (AET)After an absorbing game at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park this evening, Beale or Fossa could not be separated even after two periods of extra time. It was a game that first Fossa dominated and then Beale hit form before Fossa finished strongly only to be caught in injury time in normal time to force extra time. Beale looked to have their name on the cup as the clock ticked down in extra time but somehow...

Dingle end South Kerry's Reign in SFC Qtr Final Shock

Saturday 01st October, 2016


Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship Quarter FinalsDingle 0-12 South Kerry 0-11Champions South Kerry were sent crashing out of the Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park this afternoon by a never say die Dingle side who never gave up the ghost despite trailing by four points to the champions early in the second half.South Kerry, forced to line-out without Kerry star Killian Young due to injury, will wonder how they...

Kerry Minor Hurlers in All Ireland Semi Final

Friday 29th July, 2016


Electric Ireland All Ireland Minor B Hurling ChampionshipQuarter FinalKerry 2-20 Kildare 2-10A tremendous second half display when playing against the strong wind, during which they outscored their rivals by 1-13 to 4 points, saw Kerry clinch a semi final place in the All Ireland Minor B Championship at Austin Stack Park today. Kerry looked like they were facing an uphill battle at the break when, having played with the wind, they trailed to a physically stronger Kildare...

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...

Keanes Supervalu Killorglin MFL Finals

Friday 29th April, 2016


Keanes Supervalu Killorglin Minor Football League FinalsDivision 1Dr Crokes 2-18 Austin Stacks 2-16 AETAfter a truly memorable encounter between these arch rivals, Dr Crokes were eventually crowned Keanes Supervalu Killorglin Minor Football League Division 1 champions at a cold but sunny Austin Stack Park on Friday evening. A tremendous fightback by Austin Stacks who looked down and out when three points adrift with six minutes to go forced the game into extra time but...

Munster U21 Final: Kerry 1-14 Cork 3-9

Thursday 07th April, 2016


Eirgrid Munster Under 21 Football FinalKerry 1-14 Cork 3-9The concession of three goals, two in the first half when wind assisted, and the other at the three quarter stage at a time when Kerry had forged ahead, ultimately cost Kerry dearly after a tremendous hour’s football at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park tonight.It was a game that at times displayed Gaelic Football at its best and we witnessed four top class goals and a number of excellent points from both sides. Kerry had...

Under 21 Final - Ticket Information

Wednesday 06th April, 2016


EirGrid GAA Football Under 21 Munster Championship FinalKerry will play Cork in the EirGrid GAA Football Under 21 Munster Championship Final on Thursday April 7th at 7:30pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee.Ticket InformationAdult: €15.00Juvenile: (Under 16 Years of Age): €5.00Concessions: a rebate of €5 is available on full-price Adult tickets on match day at designated stiles with valid IDAll tickets for this fixture are UNRESERVEDBuy Your Tickets in advanceA big...

AFL Round 7 Kerry 0-20 Cork 1-12

Sunday 03rd April, 2016


Allianz Football League Round 7Kerry 0-20 Cork 1-12Kerry have advanced to the semi finals of the Allianz League following this 5 points victory over neighbors Cork at sun-splashed Austin Stack Park today. While it would have taken an extraordinary set of events, including a Cork win, to deny the Kingdom a place in those semi finals, nevertheless both managers were eager to lay down a marker ahead of the upcoming championship and as a result we got quite an enjoyable game...

Garvey's Supervalu SFC Qualifer St Brendans 3-14 Shannon Rangers

Friday 25th March, 2016


Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship QualifierSt Brendan's 3-14 Shannon Rangers 3-5St Brendan's advanced to the Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship Draw with an emphatic victory over a very disappointing Shannon Rangers side at a wet and windy Austin Stack Park tonight. The winners, who enjoyed the Lion’s share of the possession throughout, had their passage to the draw proper more or less guaranteed by the break at which stage they enjoyed an 8...

U21 Munster S/F : Kerry 1-14 Limerick 2-8

Wednesday 16th March, 2016


Eirgrid Munster Under 21 Football Championship Semi FinalKerry 1-14 Limerick 2-8For the second week in a row Kerry were put to the pin of their collar before advancing to the final of the Munster Under 21 Football Championship following a hard fought semi final victory over a spirited Limerick side at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park tonight. It was a game that hung in the balance right up to two minutes from the end of the allotted five minutes of injury time before two late Kerry...

U21 overcome Tipperary in Munster Q/F

Wednesday 09th March, 2016


EirGrid Munster GAA Under 21 Football Championship Round 1Kerry 0-11 Tipperary 1-7Fourteen man Kerry dethroned Munster Under 21 champions Tipperary after an uninspiring hours football before an attendance of 2,636 at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park tonight. It was a hard earned win for the homeside if ever there was one and it was not made any easier by the fact that they lost midfielder Matthew O’Sullivan as early as the 22nd minute when he picked up a Black Card for an...

Match Arrangements - Munster U21 Football Quarter Final

Tuesday 08th March, 2016


Munster Under 21 Football Quarter-Final – Kerry v TipperaryKerry will play Tipperary in the EirGrid GAA Football Under 21 Munster Championship Quarter-Final on Wednesday March 9th at 7:30pm in Austin Stack Park Tralee.Admission DetailsAdults: €10.00Junvenile Under 16 Years of Age: Free of ChargeConcessions (Student/OAP): Can receive a €5 rebate on full price tickets at the designated stile at the venue on match day with valid IDThis is an unreserved...

Kerry win by 5 points in AFL

Sunday 06th March, 2016


Allianz Football League Division 1Kerry 1-13 Donegal 1-8Austin Stack Park has seen many tension filled encounters since it was first used as a GAA venue back at the start of the 20th century and today, on the occasion of the reopening of the stadium after major renovation , the 7,056 attendance were treated to another such occasion when Donegal came to Tralee with an unbeaten record in Division 1 of the League. This however was a vastly improved performance from Kerry who built...

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...

Allianz League Double Bill – Match arrangements

Wednesday 02nd March, 2016


Allianz League Double Bill – Match arrangementsThe Allianz Hurling and Football League double bill in Tralee’s Austin Stack Park on Sunday sees Kerry Hurlers play Wexford at 12:30pm and Kerry Footballers play Donegal at 2:30pmTicket Vans will be in operation for Sunday’s gameSunday’s double bill is an all ticket affair. Tickets may be pre-purchased or are available on the day at the ticket vans which will be located in the main entrance Car Park. Stiles,...

New Look Austin Stack Park on view on Sunday

Wednesday 02nd March, 2016


New Look Austin Stack Park on view at Sunday’s double billSpectators will have their first glimpse of the newly revamped Austin Stack Park on Sunday next on the occasion of the Allianz Leagues double bill that sees Kerry take on Wexford in Hurling at 12:35 and Kerry footballers take on Donegal at 2:30pm. These improvements are of course ongoing and are dependent on funding becoming available. So what changes will be on view?New sand carpet pitch complete with new drainage...

U 21s continue preparation for Munster Championship campaign

Thursday 18th February, 2016


Kerry Under 21s continue preparation for Munster Championship campaignThe Kerry Under 21 footballers, under manager Jack O’Connor, continue their preparation for their opening game in the Munster Championship against Tipperary which is just three weeks away on March 9th. The game will mark for the first fixture under the new floodlighting system in Austin Stack Park. Kerry have gone seven campaigns without adding to their haul of 25 titles, their last title at Under...

Major Renovations at Austin Stack Park have commenced

Wednesday 20th January, 2016


Major Renovations at Austin Stack Park have commencedAs part of long term plans to upgrade all facilities at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park, the second phase of renovations have commenced at the grounds over the last week or so. The first phase of course involved the resurfacing and laying of a sand based pitch with associated drainage works. The pitch is in wonderful shape right now despite the adverse weather conditions over the past couple of months.The second phase of...

Allianz League Football & Hurling Fixtures for 2016

Monday 16th November, 2015


Allianz League Football & Hurling Fixtures for 2016 The 2016 Allianz Football League will get underway with the meeting of great rivals Dublin and Kerry under floodlights at Croke Park.The fixture, scheduled for Saturday, January 30, is a repeat of the 2015 GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship final and launches an extensive programme of games in the 2016 Allianz Leagues.The game will give Kerry the chance to gain revenge over Dublin, who are aiming to win a...

Austin Stack Park re-development commences

Tuesday 23rd June, 2015


Austin Stack Park re-development commencesWork on the re-development of the famed Austin Stack Park pitch has commenced with the ploughing up of the sod and it is hoped that with weather permitting, that levelling, drainage and reseeding works will be completed over the next fortnight or so. Other works, such as upgrading of the pavilion and works to comply with the Slattery Report on Health and Safety, are also planned but those are dependent on funding.Planning for all of...

Kerry Christy Ring: Player Profile - Padraig Boyle

Thursday 28th May, 2015


Player Profile - Padraig Boyle (Ciarraí) Club: Ballyduff Date of Birth: 3/12/93 Height: 6’ 2” Weight: 14st Occupation: Welder When and where did you first play Hurling? U8s in Ballyduff Childhood Heroes: John Mike Dooley and John Hennessy Inter County Experience: 4 Years Sporting Achievements to date: 3 Co. SHC Medals, 2 Co. U21 Champ, 1 Christy Ring, 2 Under 21 and 2 Minor B All Irelands, 1 Shinty, 2 All Ireland Vocational...

Keanes SupervaluKillorglin MFL Div1Final: Ballydonoghue V Dingle

Saturday 23rd May, 2015


Keanes Supervalu Killorglin Minor League Division 1 FinalBallydonoghue 1-11 Dingle 0-9The Keane's Super ValuKillorglin Minor County League Div 1 final was played on 22nd May in Austin Stack Park between Ballydonoghue and Dingle in front of a large vocal crowd. Conditions were excellent with Dingle playing with the aid of a slight breeze into the Horan end in the opening half.Dingle, who were the reigning champions, started the brighter and after an early missed free...

Keanes SuperValu Killorglin MFL Div 1 Final: Fri 22nd May

Saturday 23rd May, 2015


Keanes Supervalu Killorglin Minor Football League Finals 2015 The Keane’s Super Valu Killorglin Minor County League Div 1 final was played last evening (22/5/15) in Austin Stack Park between Ballydonoghue and Dingle in front of a large vocal crowd. Both sides are backboned by Kerry minors and football followers got another good game at this age group. Conditions were excellent with Dingle playing with the aid of a slight breeze into the Horan end in the...

Tickets can be pre purchased for Kerry V Cork Minor Game

Monday 11th May, 2015


The winner takes all Electric Ireland Munster GAA Minor semi final meeting with Cork on Wednesday next is a game that will be played in Tralee’s Austin Stack Park with a 7.30pm throw-in. The winners of this game advance to a Munster Final meeting with either Clare or Tipperary while the losers are out of both the Munster and All Ireland championships – season over. New Team – Mark O’Connor (who captains the side) and Andrew Barry, who is recovering from...