Category Archives: GAA

Star defender hit with two month ban

THE GAA has slapped an eight-week suspension on star Kerry defender Peter Crowley after it was reported that he squirted water from a bottle in the direction of a Dublin player during the drawn All-Ireland final. Crowley, who is recovering from a long-term cruciate ligament injury was maor uisce on the day and patrolled the… Continue Reading

As you were, says Peter Keane

PETER Keane has again resisted the temptation to start Tommy Walsh in Sunday’s All-Ireland final replay with five-in-a-row seeking Dublin. The Kerins O’Rahilly’s player turned the game when introduced in the final last Sunday week but the Kerry selectors have opted to keep the towering attacker in reserve, according to the team-sheet released tonight. Jack… Continue Reading

Mike Quirke to take the Laois hotseat

JUST days after Paul Galvin was ratified as Wexford boss, another former Kerry star has been appointed to a managerial position outside of his native county. Big Mike Quirke (39) is understood to be lined up to replace south Kerry’s John Sugrue as manager of the Laois senior footballers. Former Kingdom midfielder Quirke, who was… Continue Reading

Friars have Dubs singing the blues

IT might be a message from on high – or it could just be the friars having a bit of fun. Either way this vision on the grounds of the Franciscan Friary in Killarney this Wednesday has caught the public imagination and it has certainly been a big topic of conversation amongst those attending daily Mass.… Continue Reading

Spa the victors in Henry’s memory

A FOOTBALL match between two clubs from opposite sides of the county bounds has been held in memory of a great GAA man who helped to forge strong links between them. Henry Deane, who passed away in 2010, fostered a great relationship between Spa GAA Club and Bantry Blues, especially at underage level. After his… Continue Reading