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Tomás Ó Sé: They Thought He Was Just This Wild Man From Kerry

tomas paidi o se

This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the Páidi Ó Sé Gaelic Football Tournament which is held in the West Kerry Gaeltacht in February of each year. The popularity of the tournament reflects that of Ó Sé who remains an icon of the GAA and Ireland whose legacy has continued to grow with each passing year. Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé …

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Why The Melee In Tralee Restored Faith In Gaelic Football

kerry dublin league tralee

The begrudgers will tell you that Dublin were only at half-pace, that the league doesn’t count or that the championship is already a foregone conclusion anyway. However, let’s take the positives where we can. Last night’s clash between Kerry and Dublin went a long way to restoring some faith that there is life in this game just yet. There was …

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Kilcummin: From No Manager To Munster Champions And Possibly More

Kerry & Munster champions, Kilcummin stand on the brink of glory following their exploits over the past year. A successful county campaign ended with a win over Glenflesk which earnt them a crack at Munster where they defeated Cork’s Fermoy in the final followed by a last-four showdown against Kildare’s Two Mile House went right down to the wire eventually …

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Dingle Advance To Kerry SFC Final At East Kerry’s Expense

Dingle are into the Kerry football championship final courtesy of a starring performance from Paul Geaney. The finalists got a late point to force this semi-final to a replay, but there was no such narrow margin on display in the replay. A penalty from Paul Geaney gave Dingle an early lead that would not be relinquished during the course of …

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Kerry Lose Another Young Star To The AFL

Stefan Okunbor of Kerry

Kerry have lost another promising young player to the lure of professional sport as Munster U-20 Player of the Year, Stefan Okunbor, has joined the Geelong Cats on a two-year rookie contract, as reported in The Irish Examiner.  Okunbor will join up with former Kerry minor footballer Mark O’Connor who has already impressed at Geelong after joining on a category …

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Kerry’s Darran O’Sullivan Announces Inter-County Retirement

Darran O'Sullivan

Kerry’s Darran O’Sullivan has announced his retirement from inter-county football today.  The four-time All Ireland winner, who was also an All Star in 2011, captained Kerry to the 2009 title even though he was battling injuries throughout that season. Donnchadh Walsh, Kieran Donaghy and Anthony Maher have all announced their departures in recent weeks and O’Sullivan (32) becomes the latest player …

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Breaking: Peter Keane Confirmed As New Kerry Manager

Kerry GAA have confirmed that Peter Keane has been ratified as the new senior football manager after a county board meeting tonight.  Keane, who led the Kerry minors to three successive All Ireland minor football titles, will be joined by Donie Buckley, Maurice Fitzgerald, Tommy Griffin and James Foley. The management team have been ratified for a three-year term. Peter Keane …

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