The Scoring End

The Scoring End

Every pitch has one, but what makes it “easier” to score into one goal than the other? Adam Moynihan investigates this strange phenomenon.   Your team is down at half-time and struggling. After a quick bout of soul-searching, maybe even some finger-pointing, the...
What makes a female athlete a ‘lady’?

What makes a female athlete a ‘lady’?

I came across a tweet the other day that raised an interesting point. (And with no live sport to write about, you better believe I’m going to milk it for all that it’s worth.) BBC Sport presenter Sarah Mulkerrins posed the following question to her followers: “Am I...
GAA misinformation in the WhatsApp age

GAA misinformation in the WhatsApp age

On the surface it’s a fairly simple app. Boring even. A basic messaging service that doesn’t really compare with Twitter or Instagram or Facebook in terms of features. But in many ways this simple little app has emerged as a one of our main sources of sports news and...
Legion pair call time on Kerry careers

Legion pair call time on Kerry careers

Killarney Legion clubmates Jonathan Lyne and Brian Kelly will both be unavailable for selection for Kerry in 2021 after announcing their respective retirements from the intercounty scene earlier this week. Lyne had been a member of the Kerry set-up since 2011 while...
Kerry GAA fans deserve more than dead air

Kerry GAA fans deserve more than dead air

Kerry GAA came under fire last Saturday night when technical difficulties with their county final livestream left thousands of viewers staring at a blank screen. As had been the case in previous rounds, supporters were invited to purchase the stream for the big match...
Celtic youths on cusp of history

Celtic youths on cusp of history

FAI Youth Cup Final Killarney Celtic v Douglas Hall Sunday at 2pm Mounthawk Park, Tralee   Killarney Celtic’s exploits in this season’s FAI Youth Cup are already the stuff of club legend but this talented group of youngsters are not quite finished yet. Over the...
Kerry SFC Preview: Who can stop East Kerry?

Kerry SFC Preview: Who can stop East Kerry?

It’s championship season in Kerry. Sixteen of our finest football teams going head to head for the county’s biggest prize, the Bishop Moynihan trophy. And, in a win for the nostalgists, it’s straight knockout for the first time since 2001. What more could you ask for?...
All to play for in Fantasy Club 20

All to play for in Fantasy Club 20

Forwards ruled the roost in Round 1 but the adverse weather conditions meant that backs and midfielders were the big points-getters in the second round of the Killarney Advertiser Fantasy Club game in association with Gaelic Plus. The wet ball tends to lead to better...
Is this the Sem’s greatest ever XV?

Is this the Sem’s greatest ever XV?

Killarney Advertiser Sports Editor and former St Brendan’s captain Adam Moynihan selects a dream team of some of the best footballers to ever play for the Sem.   For at least a hundred years now, St Brendan’s College has been a dominant force in schools football,...