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This week's Hurling News

Thursday 31st October, 2019



HurlingKenmare/Kilgarvan/Dr. Crokes had a historic 2 - 16 to 1 - 14 win over Lixnaw last Monday at Austin Stack Park in the Final of the 2019 Acorn Life County Under 21 Hurling Championship. This was the first time that this combination won the title and it is a great boost to hurling in the South Kerry area. Winning captain was centre back Gearóid Fennessy [Kilgarvan].Under 19 TournamentThe inaugural Kerry...

Munster Club Championships

Thursday 31st October, 2019



Munster Club ChampionshipThe Munster Club Championship calendar is beginning to take shape with the opening rounds of the Senior and Junior Club Championships fixed for November 17th and 16th respectively. Kerry Intermediate champions – Templenoe – will be in action in their quarter final on November 9th when they will play Waterford’s St Saviours. Best of luck to all the teams representing...

SafeTALK Workshop

Wednesday 30th October, 2019



SafeTALK WorkshopThe Kerry GAA Health and Wellbeing Committee are hosting a safeTALK workshop, on Wednesday 6th November 2019 in the Pavillion, Austin Stack Park starting at 6.30pm. Clubs are asked to encourage relevant club members, including coaches, club officers and executive members to attend. SafeTALK is a 3 ½ hour ‘suicide alertness’ programme that prepares participants (over...

Pat Griffin RIP

Wednesday 30th October, 2019



Pat Griffin (Glenbeigh/Glencar & Clonakilty, Co Cork).Two time All-Ireland winner, and former Kerry captain, Pat Griffin has passed away.Pat, a retired Garda, played with Kerry between 1963 and 1973 making over eighty appearances between League and Championship scoring a total of 6-77 in that time.Pat, who captained Kerry in 1968, played in six All Ireland Senior Finals and was on the winning side twice, in...

PRO GAA Scene October 30th 2019

Wednesday 30th October, 2019


Garvey's Senior Football Championship I would imagine that the majority of people in Fitzgerald Stadium last Sunday would agree that they got excellent entertainment value for the entry fee! East Kerry have secured their place in the Garvey’s SFC County Final after a win over St Brendan's but it was far from a case of East Kerry having it all their own way! Towards the end of the second half, only 1 point...


Garvey's Senior Football Championship I would imagine that the majority of people in Fitzgerald Stadium last Sunday would agree that they got excellent entertainment value for the entry fee! East Kerry have secured their place in the Garvey’s SFC County Final after a win over St Brendan's but it was far from a case of East Kerry having it all their own way! Towards the end of the second half, only 1 point...

Match Programme - Relegation Play-Off

Saturday 26th October, 2019



The match programme for this weekend's Relegation Play-Off between Rathmore and Kilcummin is available here.Rathmore vs Kilcummin2019 County SFC Play-off Rathmore v Kilcummin.pdf

Kerry Person of the Year

Thursday 24th October, 2019



Kerry Person of the YearIt's that time of the year again when we seek your nominations for the 2020 Kerry Person of the Year and Laochra Chiarraí. Who will succeed Tomás Garvey as Kerry Person of the Year? Who will succeed Kerry Mountain Rescue as Laochra Chiarraí? The individual and group selected must have shown leadership, brought honour to the county, and performed services for the...

Changes to the Scór Rules

Thursday 24th October, 2019



Changes to the Scór RulesFor Scór 2019/20, changes were made to rules in all competitions which are as follows:1.The Léiriú Stáitse competition name be changed back to its previous name – Nuachleas;2.The latter rounds of the Tráth na gCeist for the top three teams (plus ties) be ran off on stage along with the other competitions;3.Competitors in the...

Garvey's Senior Football Championship - Update

Wednesday 23rd October, 2019



Garvey's Senior Football ChampionshipWe are down to the ‘Final Four’ in the Garvey's SFC after being treated to four excellent games last weekend. It was great to showcase last Saturday’s games on RTE. Congratulations to St Brendan's, East Kerry, South Kerry and Dr. Crokes who are through to next weekend’s semi finals. The CCC met after the games on Sunday and set the...

Hurling by Tommy O’Connor

Wednesday 23rd October, 2019



HurlingThe Final of the 2019 Acorn Life Co. Under 21 Hurling Championship between Lixnaw and Kenmare/Kilgarvan/Dr. Crokes will take place on this Monday, 28 October [Bank Holiday] at Austin Stack Park, 2.00p.m.County LeaguesCauseway and Kilgarvan will contest the final of the Co. Senior Hurling League Division 2. In last weekend’s semi-finals Causeway had a 1 – 14 to 1 – 8 win over Dr. Crokes...

GAA Healthy Club Project

Wednesday 23rd October, 2019



GAA Healthy Club Project- Applications Now Open!The Healthy Club Project, delivered in partnership with Healthy Ireland and Irish Life, is the GAA’s flagship health and wellbeing initiative. It seeks to transform clubs into hubs for health for their members and communities. GAA clubs are invited to submit applications to join phase 4 of the Healthy Club Project. The expressions of interest will be open...

Congratulations to Fossa

Wednesday 23rd October, 2019



Congratulations to FossaFossa GAA are launching their book entitled ‘Fossa GAA, A sense Place’ on the 25th of October at 7.30pm in the clubhouse. Pat Spillane will be there on the night to officially launch the book. The cost of the book is €25.00 and can be purchased on the night in the clubhouse and also later that evening in the Golden Nugget. It is a brilliant production which details the growth...

Decisions from Special Congress

Wednesday 23rd October, 2019



Decisions from Special CongressA two tier format will be used in the All Ireland Senior Football Championship in 2020. During Saturday's GAA Special Congress at Páirc Uí Chaoimh 75.5% of delegates voted in favour of Motion One which proposed that the All Ireland SFC adopt a two tier structure after the provincial championships which will be played as currently. At the outset it was agreed to...

PRO GAA Scene October 22nd 2019

Wednesday 23rd October, 2019



Garvey's Senior Football ChampionshipWe are down to the ‘Final Four’ in the Garvey's SFC after being treated to four excellent games last weekend. It was great to showcase last Saturday’s games on RTE. Congratulations to St Brendans, East Kerry, South Kerry and Dr Crokes who are through to next weekend’s semi finals. The CCC met after the games on Sunday and set the fixtures....

Healthy Club Project

Thursday 17th October, 2019



Ballydonoghue and Dr Crokes complete Phase 3 of the Healthy Club ProjectBallydonoghue GAA Club and Dr Crokes have successfully completed Phase 3 of the Healthy Club project initiated by Croke Park in 2013. Phase 3 began in Feb 2018 and ran for 18 months up to Sept 2019. Participating Clubs selected 2 major projects to roll out during that time frame. Ballydonoghue chose the following projects -1 Smoke Free Clubrooms...

Hurling by Tommy O’Connor

Thursday 17th October, 2019



Hurling by Tommy O’ConnorThe Final of the 2019 Co. Under 21 Hurling Championship between Lixnaw and Kenmare/Kilgarvan/Dr. Crokes will take place on Monday, 28 October [Bank Holiday] at Austin Stack Park, 2.00p.m. In the semi-final last Saturday the South Kerry based combination defeated Causeway by 2 - 15 to 1 - 15.Co. LeaguesBoth semi-finals of the Co. Senior Hurling League Division 2 are down for...

GAA Webinar for Primary School Teachers

Thursday 17th October, 2019



GAA Webinar for Primary School TeachersThe GAA 5 Star Centre initiative is exploding with popularity, with over 700 schools and 100,000 children participating for the 2019-2020 school year. The initiative aims to ensure that every child gets 60 minutes of physical activity per week, thereby contributing to their health and wellbeing. In response to this, the GAA will be broadcasting its first ever live webinar...

PRO GAA Scene October 16th 2019

Wednesday 16th October, 2019



Garveys’ Senior Football Championship This weekend sees eight teams battle it out for the four semi final places. The Quarter Finals will take place on Saturday and Sunday with double headers on both days. On Saturday in Austin Stack Park at 5.15pm its Killarney Legion versus St Brendans followed at 7pm with Dingle versus East Kerry. Both of those games will be live on RTE. On Sunday the double header is fixed...

Garveys’ Senior Football Championship

Wednesday 16th October, 2019



Garveys’ Senior Football Championship This weekend sees eight teams battle it out for the four semi final places. The Quarter Finals will take place on Saturday and Sunday with double headers on both days. On Saturday in Austin Stack Park at 5.15pm its Killarney Legion versus St Brendans followed at 7pm with Dingle versus East Kerry. Both of those games will be live on RTE. On Sunday the double header is fixed...