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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...


Another packed weekend of Championship action in store this weekendThe coming weekend will see another packed weekend of action in the Garveys Supervalu senior football championship.First up, there are two first round replays down for decision and if the drawn encounters are anything to go by then supporters are in for another treat. Austin Stacks travel to Scartaglin to take on St Kierans on Saturday evening at...

PRO GAA Scene May 19th 2017

Wednesday 17th May, 2017



Garveys Senior Football Championship in full swingWell there was the usual mixed bag when the Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship swung into action last weekend. There were close encounters, a couple of draws, and a few hard luck stories and the good news for the county’s GAA followers is that there is another packed weekend of action coming up.Pride of place last weekend must surely go to Kerins...


Round 1 ReplaysRound 1 ReplayKillarney Legion 2-13 Kenmare Shamrocks 1-15Kenmare Shamrocks and Legion met for the third time in as many weeks this time in a Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship Round 1 Replay in Fr. Breen Park, Kenmare. The home side raced into 0-4 to 0-0 lead after seven minutes but Legion got into the game after this and by the sixteenth minute the visitors had the minimum between the...


Munster Under 17 Competition FinalKerry 0-15 Cork 0-10Kerry became the first – and probably the last – winners of the special Munster Under 17 football competition following a deserved victory over Cork before a fine attendance of 1,631 at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park this evening. It was a tough encounter between these age old rivals with no quarter asked or given and while Cork may have had as...


Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round RobinLAOIS 2-21 KERRY 3-15By Paul Brennan at Austin Stack Park, Tralee Courtesy of GAA.IELaois qualified for a Leinster SHC quarter-final with Wexford on the back of this three-point win over Kerry in Tralee.An improving Laois outfit were made to work hard by the Kingdom who came into this game with a fighting chance of reaching the next stage themselves.Instead, Laois...


Electric Ireland Munster Minor Football Semi-FinalKerry overcome Cork to set up Munster Minor Final vs ClareKerry 2-17 Cork 1-10By Jimmy O'Sullivan-Darcy of Kerry's EyeThis was billed as a clash of minor titans and it lived up to all the billing right from the throw-in. Big Mark Keane came into this game with a formidable reputation and more than justified it by setting up Evan Murphy for a smashing goal....


Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football Championship swings into actionFollowing a rather inauspicious prelude to the competition last weekend when St Brendans had an overwhelming 6-24 to 1-8 victory over a hapless Shannon Rangers side in the qualifier game at Austin Stack Park, the Garvey's SuperValu Senior football Championship swings into action in earnest this weekend with eight games down for...

PRO GAA Scene May 10th 2017

Wednesday 10th May, 2017



Kerry GAA Scene May 10th 2017Garveys Supervalu Senior Football Championship swings into actionFollowing a rather inauspicious prelude to the competition last weekend when St Brendans had an overwhelming 6-24 to 1-8 victory over a hapless Shannon Rangers side in the qualifier game at Austin Stack Park, the Garveys Supervalu Senior football Championship swings into action in earnest this weekend with eight...

Kerry GAA - Night of Champions

Tuesday 09th May, 2017



Kerry GAA “Night of Champions” at the Kingdom Greyhound StadiumKerry GAA and the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium are delighted to announce that the annual “Night of Champions” fundraising event for Kerry GAA teams will take place at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday June 16th 2017 and will be broadcast live on Radio Kerry.Kerry GAA Supporters Club is the new sponsors of the feature...


Castleisland Mart Club Championship RoundupAfter four weeks of intense activity, the Club Championships are winding down for the present given that the semi finals of the various championships will not be played until the Autumn. The draws for those semi finals will be made at the next meeting of the county committee which is scheduled for May 29th.The following is an update of the various championships:Senior...


Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football Championship Relegation Playoff Round 1 - Dingle Secure Senior StatusDingle 2-16 Kilcummin 0-10Dingle have cemented their Senior status for 2018 with a comfortable victory over Kilcummin in a sunny JP O’Sullivan Park, Killorglin on Sunday afternoon.Far the better side from the start, Dingle took a three point lead in the opening minutes with pointed frees from...


Castleisland Mart Senior Club Championship Semi FinalKenmare Shamrocks 3-12 Killarney Legion 1-13After an entertaining hour’s football in sun baked Fitzgerald Stadium, in what was a dress rehearsal for the County Championship meeting next weekend, Kenmare, without the unavailable Paul O’Connor, qualified for a first senior club final thanks to a deserved five points victory over a fancied...


Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football Championship – QualifierSt Brendans 6-24 Shannon Rangers 1-8As the scoreline would suggest, this was a romp in the Park for St Brendans in this Garvey's SuperValu Senior Football Championship Qualifier game at a sparsely attended Austin Stack Park this evening. Jim Cremin did have a goal in the third minute for a makeshift Shannon Rangers side but that was about...


County champions, Dr Crokes, have informed the secretary of the Kerry County Committee that Johnny Buckley is to be their nominee to captain the Kerry Senior Football team in 2017.The Killarney Coach Tour Operator made his Championship debut against Cork in 2012 and has made 20 championship appearances for his county. He recovered from injury that kept him side-lined for a lot of last season to lead his Club to a...


Keane's SuperValu Killorglin Minor Football Leagues The way has been paved for the finals in all of the Divisions of the Minor League bar Division 1 where the competition is at the semi-final stage.There are two finals down for decision this coming weekend as follows:Division 6A – Castlegregory v Beale in Strand Rd on Friday 5th at 7pmDivision 6B - Moyvane/Tarbert v St Pats in Finuge on Friday 5th at 7pmThe...

Lá na gClub 2017

Friday 05th May, 2017



Lá na gClubThe importance of YOUR GAA club in YOUR community will be highlighted as ‘Lá na gClubanna’ takes place on this coming weekend. Cumann Lúthchleas Gael is making prizes available to clubs who participate in Lá na gClubanna including the chance to win an overnight stay and match tickets to an All-Ireland senior semi-final of their choice. As well as that,...

Scór Sinsear - All Ireland Finals

Thursday 04th May, 2017



Scór Sinsear craóbh na hEireann The All Ireland finals of Coiste Scór Sinsear in the Quiz will take place at the Waterfront Theatre, Belfast on this Saturday May 6th with a starting time of 11am. Kerry’s only representative at the finals will be the Rathmore Quiz team, former three time All Ireland winners of this competition which consists of Donie O’Leary, John S....


Castleisland Mart Club Championship Round-UpThere was another hectic weekend of Club Championship activity in all grades over the weekend with Dr Crokes qualifying for the Senior Final while the semi-finalists are now known in the Intermediate, Junior Premier and Junior Championships. Those semi-finals will not be played until the Autumn however.Senior Club ChampionshipDr Crokes qualified for their sixth...

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...