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Under 8 & 10 Session Structure & Fundamental Movements

Sunday 16th April, 2017


Workshop 3‘Under 8 & 10 Session Structure & Fundamental Movements’Monday April 17th at 7 pm in St Senans G.A.A Grounds.This session will be delivered by 4th year Health & leisure student Mike Finnegan & North Kerry G.D.A. John Dillon. These are extremely important years in developing a player’s movement skills and technical proficiency. This makes it crucial that coaches provide players with the correct learning environment...

Kenmare District Board Academy with Gavin Crowley & Vince Cooper

Tuesday 11th April, 2017


Kenmare District Board Academy with Gavin Crowley and Vince Cooper

Improving Individual and Team Attack Workshop

Saturday 08th April, 2017


‘Improving Individual and Team Attack’Monday April 10th at 7.00pm in Listowel G.A.A. Grounds.This session will be delivered by former Kerry Footballer Sean O'Sullivan. The session will focus on improving players attacking skills, including kicking skills, scoring ability and decision making.

Marc O'Sé Defending Workshop

Saturday 01st April, 2017


Workshop 1Improving Individual and Team DefendingMonday April 3rd at 7.00pm in Listowel G.A.A. GroundsThis session will be delivered by former Kerry All Star Defender Marc O'Sé. Marc will demonstrate games and activities for improving players and team’s defensive skills.

Corn Uí Mhuirí Final Fixed for Austin Stack Park on Saturday

Monday 20th February, 2017


Corn Uí Mhuirí Final Fixed for Austin Stack Park on Saturday nextThe Munster Colleges Corn Uí Mhuirí Final, between St Brendans College Killarney and Tralee CBS will be played on Saturday 25th February next, in Austin Stack Park, Tralee at 4:30pm.Tralee CBS 1-10 Colaiste Críost Rí 0-11Tralee CBS “The Green “ made it through to the Corn Uí Mhuirí final on Saturday next following another hard...

Austin Stacks are Kerry U 15 Super 10 Champions

Friday 28th October, 2016


Austin Stacks defeat Milltown Castlemaine in the U 15 Super 10's County Final. The finals of the competition on Thursday 27th October consisted of 8 Divisional winners playing in two groups of 4 in a round robin series. After an excellent nights football the top 2 teams in each group qualified for the Final. Austin Stacks came out in top in a very competitive Group 1 which also consisted of An Ghaeltacht, Killarney Legion and Templenoe/Sneem....

MUNSTER U 16 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT.

Saturday 09th July, 2016


MUNSTER U 16 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT.On Saturday 2nd July the John O Donovan Memorial Munster u 16 Boys Football Tournament took place.Waterford, Tipperary, Limerick, Clare, Cork A. Cork B, Kerry North and Kerry South participated.Both Kerry teams were on opposite sides of the draw.Kerry North were victorious over Cork B (white) in the Quarter Final.Kerry South were victorious over Limerick in their Quarter Final.Kerry North were up against tournament favourite’s...

Fantastic Weekend for Kerry Football Development Squads

Thursday 07th July, 2016


It was a fantastic weekend for the Kerry Football Development Squads as they captures three Cup titles and a shield in the various Under 14/15/16 competitions played throughout Munster at the weekend. The Kerry North and Kerry South U14 squads made the long trip to Dungarvan and both advanced through the group stages of the Jim Power Memorial Tournament to take their place in finals. The Kerry North team captured the Shield, with a comprehensive victory over...

Celtic Challenge: Kerry 4-19 West Limerick 1-5

Thursday 02nd June, 2016


Celtic Challenge U17 HurlingKerry 4-19 West Limerick 1-5 A big win by the Kerry U17 team in the final group game in the Celtic Challenge held in Crotta on Wednesday night.West Limerick were the visitors to the Kingdom and were leading at the short whistle 1-4 to 0-06.A few stern words from management at the break must of worked wonders because the Kingdom stormed out in the second half and racked up 4-13 in the second period with Barry O Mahoney in his home field leading the...

Good News for Kerry Hurlers

Saturday 16th January, 2016


Good News for Kerry HurlersKerry Senior Hurlers have received a boost on Saturday when Kerry's application to Central Council to retain the services of "outside" players was successful. The number of players has been limited to three and also limited to the players who saw service with Kerry in 2015.In the Christy Ring Final, Patrick Kelly (Clarecastle, Clare) lined out at midfield and Davy Butler (Knockavilla Kickhams, Tipperary) was introduced as a sub....

Kerry Hurling Review 2015

Sunday 20th December, 2015


Hurling Report 2015It was a silver year for Kerry hurling winning Christy Ring cup back to back Div 2A league titles, gaining promotion to Div 1B along with the minors completing 4 titles in a row.Senior TeamThe senior team got back into training in early January with one change to the management former Tipperary captain Conor Gleeson replacing Brian Horgan as team coach. The main focus was to deliver a Christy Ring title. A lot of preparation was put in before the first round of...

Kerry Coaching and Games Development : Review 2015

Sunday 20th December, 2015


Kerry Coaching and Games Development The Kerry Coaching and Games Development Committee under the Chairmanship of Coaching Officer Eamonn Whelan organised an extensive Programme of activities during 2015. The aims of the Coaching Programme for 2015 were as follows:(1) Give every player at all levels an opportunity to take part and enjoy the Games. (2) Working to ensure that the programme in helping to improve the standard of players(3) Put in place a quality Coach...

Disability Inclusion Training for GAA coaches

Friday 27th November, 2015


Disability Inclusion Training specifically for GAA coaches will take place in Milltown Community Hall on Saturday 12th December from 10am to 4pm. This is an introduction level course designed to give participants ideas and inspiration to adapt their Sport training sessions to make them more accessible and inclusive for children and adults with special/additional needs.Following the course, participants will:- Know and understand the different disability types,...

National Student Bursaries Scheme 2015/2016

Tuesday 08th September, 2015


National Student Bursaries Scheme 2015/2016The GAA have again reiterated their commitment to the ongoing educational development of its players and members by announcing details of the 2015/2016 GAA National Student Bursary scheme. Now in its ninth year, the scheme is open to members of the Association who are attending a full-time Higher Education course (except those who hold another GAA-related or college scholarship/bursary) and who are active participants in...

Boyles Sports Night of Champions exceeds all expectations

Saturday 20th June, 2015


Night at the Dogs exceeds all expectations Last Friday night at The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium Tralee was the sixth annual “Night of Champions” and it lived up to all its expectation. Young and old Kerry GAA supporters mingled with the Kerry GAA Football and Hurling Stars led by Captains Kieran Donaghy and John Griffin . They also met The Rose Of Tralee, The Sam Maguire and Christy Ring Cups and all their friends and rivals normally met at GAA...

Win a coaching session with Kieran Donaghy and John Griffin

Sunday 07th June, 2015


On the Kerry G.A.A Nights of Champions the Kerry County Board and the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium are offering 2 Football and 2 Hurling clubs the opportunity to play a game and receive a Coaching session from Kieran Donaghy(Football Clubs) and John Griffin(Hurling Clubs). The session will take on Friday 19th June at 6pm approx at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium and RTE will be showing some of the session as part of the live show. The clubs that participate on the night will be asked...

Kelloggs Cúl Camps Launch

Thursday 04th June, 2015


Kerry Footballers Marc O'Sé, Peter Crowley, Donnchadh Walsh, Kieran O'Leary, Mikey Geaney, Conor Keane and Shane Ryan, launched the Kerry Kelloggs GA.A Cúl Camps in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on last Tueday evening. This year Kerry G.A.A. will organise 68 Cúl Camps for 7 weeks during July and August at venues throughout the county. The camps will include a wide range of football, hurling and camogie activities, providing children with learning experiences in an...

U Can Skills Finals

Saturday 23rd May, 2015


Winners of the boys county U Can Skills final which too place last Friday May 22nd in Fitzgerald Stadium.Individual winners;1. Aodhán O'Dubháin - Ballyferriter N.S. 2. Joe Lynch - Valentia N.S. 3. Cian Cronin - Firies N.S. Team winners;1. Knockaderry N.S. - Conor Henderson, Dillon Callaghan, Darragh Brosnan2. CBS Tralee N.S. -Devon BurN.S. , John Carmody, Terrance Carmody Two teams tied for third place:3. St. Michaels (Sneem) -Ruairá BurN.S. , Ciáran O'Sullivan,...

Kerry GAA Cúl Camps 2015

Monday 11th May, 2015


Kerry GAA Cúl Camps The 2015 Kerry G.A.A Cul Camps are fast approaching and the Kerry Coaching and Games Development Committee would like to thank all clubs for their support to date. Application forms will be delivered to all primary schools over the coming weeks and parents can register either online at http://www.gaa.ie/kelloggsculcamps or by posting the application forms to Austin Stack Park. Hurling Cúl Camps The 2015 Kellogg’s GAA Cúl...

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...

'Elite Performance' workshop by Richard Shanahan

Wednesday 11th March, 2015


On April 13th there will be a workshop and presentation on 'Elite Performance' by Richard Shanahan from Inspire Sport Performance. The workshop will be open to all club coaches and players in Kerry at all age groups. 50 seats available as per workshop layout, So booking your place is essential There is a cover fee per coach/player of €5 on the night. Final details will be announced in the coming days. To book your place please contact GDA Martin Horgan with your name & club...

NKSFE Coaching Conference

Wednesday 25th February, 2015


North Kerry School of Football Excellence (N.K.S.F.E.) 2015 Coaching Conference Saturday Feb 28thRegistration is from 9:00am to 10:00am and costs €10.00 Program of Events 10am OPENING ADDRESS FORMER KERRY GREAT JIMMY DEENIHAN 10.45am WORKSHOP 1 ALL IRELAND WINNING MANAGER PAT O SE " CREATING SCORINGCHANCES" Getting your team to score more. 12:00noon LUNCH 12.45pm WORKSHOP 2 ALL IRELAND MEDAL WINNER AND CURRENT AUSTIN STACKS...

Over 90 coaches attend Coaching Workshop

Wednesday 18th February, 2015


Over 90 coaches attended last night's Coaching Workshop for Under 6 and Under 8 coaches held in John Mitchels complex. The workshop was presented by Kerry GAA Coaching and Games Development and provided an opportunity for coaches at all levels within the county to gain valuable experience and information in coaching techniques and methods.Presenting at the workshop were Kerry Games Development Administrators: Vince Cooper, John Dillon, Martin Horgan, Tomas O...

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Tuesday 10th February, 2015


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Football Coaching Workshops

Tuesday 03rd February, 2015


Kerry Coaching and Games are organizing a number of practical Football Workshops for Coaching beginning in February 2015.The workshops will concentrate on what areas are important to develop in players at specific age groups and demonstrate Games and drills to illustrate how coaches can improve their players. As players go through development phases there are certain stages where it is crucial that they are introduced to the correct movement and skill development...