Category Archives: GAA

Remembering amazing Amy, a little girl who fell in love with the game

IT’S a poignant image that will be ingrained forever in the memories of those that witnessed it. On St Patrick’s Day 2017, moments after Killarney’s Dr Crokes bridged a 25-year gap since their only previous All-Ireland Club title, team captain Johnny Buckley scaled the steps of the Hogan Stand, said the obligatory few words and… Continue Reading

An Post boys can deliver in Croker

AN Post in Killarney is hoping that two members of staff can deliver the goods when they turn up for a day of duty on St Patrick’s Day. John Payne and David O’Leary will swap their mailbags for the round ball when they both line out with Dr Crokes in the glamour All-Ireland Club Championship… Continue Reading

Niall becomes the Crokes poster boy

HIS parade stewarding duties in his capacity as Vice President of Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce kept him in Killarney for today’s celebrations but local councillor Niall Kelleher went to extraordinary lengths to let Dr Crokes know that he was with them every step of the way on their big day in Croke Park.… Continue Reading

Liam, Maria and Mayo were the winners

WHAT is it about Kerry and the rain? Few will forget the devastating loss to the Dubs in a torrential Croke Park downpour in 2015 and last year drenched Kerry supporters were certainly not singing in the rain when Galway shocked Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s side in the Super 8s at headquarters. In Tralee last night, the… Continue Reading

Clifford and O’Donoghue both return

LOOK who’s back. And do a double take. David Clifford and James O’Donoghue are both included in the matchday squad as the Kingdom prepares to entertain Mayo at Austin Stack Park, Tralee this Saturday night (7.00pm). The deadly duo return from injury and could make their first starts of the NFL campaign – a prospect… Continue Reading