Category Archives: GAA

The sunshine boys rise in the East

IT’S a tale for the younger generation at Austin Stack Park this afternoon to tell their grandchildren in the decades to come: I was there the day David Clifford won his first senior county championship medal. The boy wonder already owns a couple of Hogan Cup medals, two All-Ireland minor titles, senior Munster Championship crowns,… Continue Reading

Daylight robbery: Fans lash out at star player’s exclusion

WHILE Kerry fans and GAA supporters in other counties rejoiced at the selection of Sean O’Shea as Young Footballer of the Year and the deserved inclusion of four Kerry players on the 2019 All-Stars, it was the shocking omission of Stephen O’Brien that sparked the most reaction, particularly given the brilliant season he enjoyed. O’Brien… Continue Reading

Big changes as Kerry GAA plans for a new year

ELECTED to Kerry County Council, at the first time of asking and with a very impressive vote, in last May’s local elections, Cllr Fionnán Fitzgerald has had a particularly busy six months, juggling his teaching job with his political duties, his chores as a part-time farmer, his role as assistant secretary of the Kerry County… Continue Reading