Category Archives: Sport

2,000 athletes take to the lakes and valleys

OVER 2,000 adventure aficionados, from all corners of the globe, descended on Killarney at the weekend for the annual Quest adventure race which saw the participants scaling mountains, cycling the roads and kayaking on Muckross Lake. The world’s biggest adventure race, in its ninth year, continues to attract Ireland’s top endurance athletes and competitors from around… Continue Reading

Jackson the main man for Lakers

A GAME  high 28 points from American Aaron Jackson propelled Scott’s Lakers to another National League Division 1 home win when the registered an emphatic 92-73 victory over a poor McGowan’s Tolka Rovers at the weekend. Played in from of passionate home crowd at Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre, there was always only going to… Continue Reading

Hard work pays off, champs tell students

TWO of the shining stars from Kerry’s historic first ever All-Ireland Junior Camogie Championship win got a rousing welcome when they paid a visit to St Brigid’s Secondary School in Killarney where another member of the all-conquering panel was there to greet them. Michelle Costello and Niamh Leen, who played key roles in the Kingdom’s… Continue Reading

No Munster Final date for Kerry v Cork

THERE will be no Kerry v Cork Munster Senior Football Championship final for fans to look forward to next summer. The big two in the province have been kept apart in the draw made this morning and, instead, they will clash in the semi-final of the championship. Cork will be straining at the leash to… Continue Reading

The new gospel, according to John

ASTUTE tactician John Sugrue is the man chosen to get the Kerry Under 20 squad back on track after a disappointing season which saw them being comprehensively beaten by eventual All-Ireland winners Cork. The Kerry GAA has ratified Sugrue as the man to replace Jack O’Connor, who takes over the Kildare senior side, while Mike… Continue Reading