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Kerry in Christy Ring Cup Final

Saturday 30th May, 2015


Kerry in Christy Ring Cup FinalKerry 6-27 Kildare 0-9Kerry cruised to an emphatic 6-27 to 0-9 over Kildare in the Christy Ring Cup semi final in Newbridge today to set up a final appearance in Croke Park on Saturday next. Three first half goals from Mikey Boyle saw Kerry lead by 19 points at the break, 3-13 to 0-3, against a side that had been reduced to 14 men approaching the interval. Kerry continued in the same vein on the restart and further goals from Shane Nolan, Padraig...

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...

Kerry are Munster Under16 Hurling Inter-Divisional B winners

Sunday 10th May, 2015


Kerry are Munster Under16 Hurling Inter-Divisional B winners The Kerry Under 16 hurling team travelled to Mallow GAA complex on Saturday, 2nd May to take part in the 2015 Munster Under 16 Inter-Divisional ‘B’ competition. Although missing a number of key players through injury, Kerry still entered the competition with a strong squad of players and were confident of being competitive. Kerry were drawn in a group with Cork East B and Mid Clare B. In the...

Kerry Play Kildare in Christy Ring Semi Final

Saturday 09th May, 2015


The Christy Ring Cup Round 2 Kerry 1-23 Meath 2-18 Kerry overturned a four points half time deficit to defeat a lively Meath side with a much improved second half performance at Tralee’s Austin Stack Park this afternoon. Despite getting off to the worst possible start when conceding a goal after just 55 seconds, Meath took the game to the home-side for three quarters of this game played in brilliant sunshine, but once Kerry got back on level terms in the...

Kerry win Round 1 of Christy Ring Cup

Saturday 02nd May, 2015


Christy Ring CupKerry 2 – 17 Down 2 – 10 2/5/15 Kerry had a comfortable 7 point win over Down in Round 1 of the 2015 Christy Ring Cup competition. Imríodh an cluiche i bPáirc Aibhistín de Staic, Trá Lí ar an Satharn, 2ú Bealtaine. Kerry were deserving winners as the fitter and sharper Kingdom side were a step ahead of a hard working Down side for all but the first 10 minutes of the game. In fact in the early stages Down made all the running and were ahead by 1 –...

Eamonn Kelly says getting back to Croke Park is the goal

Thursday 30th April, 2015


Kerry hurling boss Eamon Kelly talks about his sides burning desire to get back to Croke Park By Murt Murphy Meeting Eamon Kelly back January, he left the local media know with a steely look in his eyes, that he was not too bothered about the League this season, hoping to do enough to stay in 2A, but he wanted to get back to Croke Park on June 6th more than anything else. Why? Because it hurt the manager and the players last year, when they underperformed on the...

Great Goodwill towards Kerry Hurling

Tuesday 21st April, 2015


Air of goodwill towards Kerry Hurling as preparations for the Christy Ring continue It has been a week of great goodwill towards Kerry hurling following their Allianz Hurling League promotion win over Antrim last week. Messages of congratulations have come from many quarters, from both the strong and weak hurling counties as well as from all parts of the county itself. The team has now commenced preparation for the Christy Ring Cup campaign which commences...

Kerry promoted to Div 1B of AHL

Saturday 11th April, 2015


ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE DIVISION IB PLAY-OFF: KERRY 2-16 ANTRIM 1-18 From GAA.ieEgan is a famous name in Kerry football history and it will live long in hurling folklore now after John Egan's dramatic injury-time winner at Parnell Park.The substitute was only on the field 13 minutes when he fired the point that propelled the Kingdom to Division 1B of the Allianz Hurling League. The score finally shook off Antrim after a thrilling finale that saw the sides draw level on three...

Kerry Hurlers Retain AHL Div 2A Title

Saturday 04th April, 2015


Allianz Hurling League Division 2A Hurling Final: Kerry 5-17 Westmeath 3-17The concession of five first-half goals cost Westmeath dearly as Kerry qualified to meet Antrim in next weekend's Division IIA promotion/relegation play-off.A shocking 18-minute spell from the Midlanders saw Kerry rattle a handful of goals, either side of one in reply from Derek McNicholas.Mickey Boyle blasted a brace of goals before the break, while Shane Nolan, Colm Harty and Keith Carmody...

Todd Nolan Tournament Results

Saturday 28th March, 2015


In the Todd Nolan Hurling Tournament Final played at the John Mitchel’s Complex today, the Cork Under 17 Development team defeated the Kerry minor team by 2 – 15 to 0 – 5 in the Final. In the Shield Final, Limerick defeated Clare by 3 - 15 to 0 – 8. Gary Scollard and Todd Nolan Tournaments LaunchedThe 2015 Gary Scollard (Under 16) and Todd Nolan tournaments were launched last Friday by Robert Frost, Cathaoirleach, Comhairle na Mumhan. They go ahead on this...

Kerry Salvage Draw in Tralee

Sunday 15th February, 2015


Allianz Hurling League Div 2A Kerry Salvage Draw in Tralee Kerry 0-14 Derry 0-14 After dominating the opening half, after which they had a five points lead that did not flatter them in the slightest, Kerry had to rely on a pointed free in the third minute of injury time to salvage a draw against a resurgent Derry side at Austin Stack Park today. Kerry got the best possible start and reeled off six points without reply in the opening 18 minutes including...

Eamonn Kelly says getting back to Croke Park is the goal

Friday 13th February, 2015


Eamonn Kelly says getting back to Croke Park is the goal By Murt Murphy Last year’s Division 2A champions Kerry, embark on another league campaign on this Sunday, when they start their season in earnest with a tricky home game against Derry, which goes ahead, at the Austin Stack Park, with a new throw in time of 1pm. One might expect Kerry boss Eamon Kelly to focus again on retaining the league crown, there is little doubt that while Kerry will be trying to win...

Hurling News

Thursday 05th February, 2015


Allianz Hurling League on the horizon Kerry’s first game in the Allianz Hurling League Division 2A on Sunday, 15th February has been confirmed for Austin Stack Park where there will be an earlier than usual throw in time of 12.30p.m. This is to facilitate the travel arrangements of the Derry team. Kerry played Sixmilebridge in a challenge last weekend as part of their preparation for the league. The County Committee liaison officers for the Kerry senior...

Waterford Crystal Cup -Kerry V UCC Match Report

Sunday 18th January, 2015


Waterford Crystal Cup Kerry 2-14 UCC 2-23 Kerry made their exit from the Waterford Crystal Cup when going down to UCC in the quarter final tie in heavy and trying conditions at Tralee’s Austin Stack Parkon Saturday last. Kerry, who lined out with Stephen Murphy between the posts, got off to a flying start and led by 6 points to 2 after just 15 minutes following 2 fine points from Michael O’Leary and 4 from the stick of Shane Nolan, but then the home-side...

Waterford Crystal Cup

Friday 02nd January, 2015


The Munster GAA Waterford Crystal Cup Hurling competition sees 11 teams taking part with the first games scheduled for the weekend of January 11th 2015.The teams taking part are Tipperary (holders), Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford, UL, LIT, UCC, Mary I and CIT.The final is fixed for the weekend of February 1st 2015.The Kerry Senior Hurling team play their first game on 18th January when they play UCC in the Quarter Final at a Kerry venue....

Kerry Hurlers have new Captain and Coach for 2015

Saturday 13th December, 2014


John Griffin is the new Kerry Hurling CaptainJohn Griffin of Lixnaw has been selected as the Kerry senior hurling captain for 2014. He has been nominated by his club, Lixnaw, the current co. senior hurling champions. John has given over ten years of service to the Kerry senior team and previously served as captain in the 2008 season.John has won 3 county senior championship medals with Lixnaw (2005, 2007 and 2014). At inter county level he has won a Christy Ring Cup medal in 2011...

Kerry Senior and Minor Medals Presentation Night

Tuesday 02nd December, 2014


Kerry Senior and Minor Medals Presentation NightThe Kerry Senior and Minor Hurlers – winners of the 2014 Allianz Hurling League Division 2A and the All-Ireland Minor ‘B’ Championship titles – received their medals at a function hosted by the Kerry County Board, G.A.A. in Tralee on Saturday last. Guest of honour, Robert Frost, Cathaoirleach, Comhairle na Mumhan made the presentations.Chairman of the Kerry Co. Committee, Patrick O’Sullivan, in welcoming...

Senior and Minor Hurlers to be feted this weekend

Wednesday 26th November, 2014


Senior and Minor Hurlers to be feted this weekendThe Kerry Senior and Minor Hurlers – winners of the 2014 Allianz Hurling League Division 2A and the All-Ireland Minor ‘B’ Championship titles – will receive their medals at a function in the Fells Point Hotel, Tralee on this Saturday, 29th November. Robert Frost, Cathaoirleach, Comhairle na Mumhan will make the presentations. Two national titles at any level on the inter-county front for Kerry in hurling is a great...

Ticket information for All-Ireland Final

Saturday 13th September, 2014


Tickets, Tickets, TicketsGood news for Kerry Supporters is that there is a “substantial” second allocation of Tickets on the way on Monday– clubs have already been notified – Kerry County Committee are very confident that the Ticket supply will then meet the demand – the allocation will then be in excess of the 2011 allocationTickets for Post Pimary SchoolsAll 21 Post Primary Schools in Kerry have received All-Ireland Football Finals ticket allocations from...

Kerry GAA Annual Golf Classic-Killarney

Wednesday 10th September, 2014


The annual Kerry GAA Golf Classic will be held in O’Mahony’s Point in the Killarney Golf Club on Friday 19th September and All Tickets for the All Ireland finals will be just some of the fantastic prizes on offer on the day.This event will provide an opportunity for all to show their continued support for the Green & Gold of the Kingdom.The cost per team is €1,000 and contact any member of the organising committee to book you place: Frank Stephenson 087 2468910 Dermot...

Kerry exit to Roscommon in hurling series

Saturday 23rd August, 2014


Kerry made their exit from the Under 21 B All Ireland series when going down to Roscommon in the semi final in Ennis on Saturday evening.Kerry got off to the worst possible start when conceding a goal to Roscommon inside the opening minute and the men from the west added another goal at the end of the first quarter. As the game wore on however, Kerry began to show an improvement and added points from Daniel Collins, Brendan O’Leary, Donie MacKessy, Paul McGrath and Keith Carmody...

Kerry go down to Roscommon in U21B

Saturday 23rd August, 2014


Kerry made their exit from the Under 21 B All Ireland series when going down to Roscommon in the semi final in Ennis on Saturday evening.Kerry got off to the worst possible start when conceding a goal to Roscommon inside the opening minute and the men from the west added another goal at the end of the first quarter. As the game wore on however, Kerry began to show an improvement and added points from Daniel Collins, Brendan O’Leary, Donie MacKessy, Paul McGrath and Keith Carmody...

Ennis & Portlaoise today, Croke Park tomorrow!

Saturday 23rd August, 2014


Best of luck to the four Kerry Teams in action this weekend:Our U21 Hurlers in All Ireland U21B semi final in Ennis at 2pm today. Our Juniors in The All Ireland Junior Final V Cavan in Portlaoise at 3pm today and tomorrow in Croke Park our Minors & Seniors in All Ireland Semi Finals V Mayo at 1.30pm and 3.30pmSafe driving on the roads and remember to allow plenty of time to get through traffic and park.Ciarraí Abú!...

Kerry Under 21 Hurlers Play Roscommon

Wednesday 20th August, 2014


The Kerry Under 21 Hurlers play Roscommon on this Saturday, 23rd August in the semi-final of the All-Ireland Under 21 'B' Championship. Venue is Ennis where there will be a 2.00p.m. throw in. Kildare play Tyrone in the other semi-final.The Kerry Team will be announced on Friday 22nd August

Relaunch of Cairdre Chiarrai

Tuesday 01st April, 2014


Cáirde Chiarraí launch major fundraising campaign to assist in the development of Centre of Excellence for the CountyCáirde Chiarraí was formed five years ago to assist Kerry County Committee raise funds for the development of Gaelic Games facilities in the County. Following a very successful five years, Cáirde Chiarraí now launch their new fundraising programme with all funds raised ring fenced for the development of a Centre of Excellence at the Institute of...