Category Archives: GAA

Captain Cassandra has double cause to celebrate

SPA ladies gave won the coveted Junior A Championship title despite tough competition from Milltown/Listry in sunny Castleisland. This win was a great team effort with goalkeeper, Linda Bruggener, pulling off some great saves. The backline of Sinead Cronin, Kate Maher, Mairead Bennett and Elizabeth Stack were superb whileLoretta Maher controlled the centre of the… Continue Reading

East Kerry are crowned minor champs

THE East Kerry minors pointed the way for the district’s senior side with a super triumph in the County Minor Football Championship final in Austin Stack Park, Tralee this afternoon. They registered a 1-19 to 0-9 victory over a spirited St Kieran’s side to clinch the silverware and now they will be hoping that David Clifford… Continue Reading

Stadium bosses know the score

THE number’s up for the dodgy scoreboard in Killarney’s Fitzgerald Stadium. The error-prone digital device – which has caused consternation and amusement in equal measure – has been the butt of supporters’ gags for far too long. Regularly getting the scoreline wrong – spectacularly so on many occasions – it has become a running joke for… Continue Reading

Fitzmaurice: Donnchadh’s machine-like stamina was a huge asset

KERRY County Board Chairman, Tim Murphy, has led the tributes to Donnchadh Walsh, who has retired from inter-county football, saying his decision marks the end of another glorious career spanning 17 years over different grades. He said Donnchadh’s work rate on the field was unequalled. “He leaves the stage having made an enormous contribution to… Continue Reading

‘I cherished every second because it’s all I ever wanted to do’

HE was one of the most influential players of his generation, an outstanding link between attack and defence, hugely industrious, creative and always willing to go that extra yard for the green and gold, That’s why the great Donnchadh Walsh will be missed by the county he has served so heroically for the past 15… Continue Reading