Category Archives: GAA

Plan to encourage teens to stay in the game

SPA GAA Club has embraced the novel Gaelic4Teens campaign which is aimed at encouraging more young people to stay playing the game by organising novel training sessions and providing greater motivation. The nationwide project was launched to address a concerning drop off in teenage girls, between the ages of 15 and 17, who no longer… Continue Reading

Harry and Ann get great ovation

WHEN it comes to supporting the black and amber, there are few houses in Killarney that can match the Bartlett homestead. Husband and wife Harry and Ann Bartlett are passionate Dr Crokes fans, seldom missing a game or a club event and they are both regulars on the sideline when club teams are in action… Continue Reading

Hannah O’Donoghue’s moment of magic

A GOAL of absolute quality from Kerry substitute Hannah O’Donoghue, in the closing moments of the game, illuminated Fitzgerald Stadium as Kerry overcame a stubborn challenge from Tyrone in their Ladies National League Division 2 clash this afternoon. The young Beaufort player, just returning from injury, drew gasps of admiration from the stands and the… Continue Reading

Black and amber blends perfectly with marine and lime

ANOTHER crucial David Clifford goal and power-packed performances from Dr Crokes duo Gavin White and Micheál Burns gave Kerry the edge in a tough, uncompromising and bruising battle with gritty Meath at Fitzgerald Stadium this afternoon. Nobody ever expected it to be easy against the newly promoted outfit – and it wasn’t. The visitors set… Continue Reading

Sem edged out on a magic day in the park

AT half-time in a gripping, pulsating, rollercoaster Munster Colleges Senior Football Championship final at Fitzgerald Stadium this afternoon, only a very brave or very daft man or woman would have placed a bet on St Brendan’s College, Killarney emerging triumphant. In deep trouble, they trailed by a whopping nine points to a finely-tuned Tralee CBS… Continue Reading