Lee was precise, methodical and utterly ruthless

Lee was precise, methodical and utterly ruthless

Fighter is a new book which gives us an insight into the mind of Andy Lee, who was the WBO middleweight champion from 2014-2015, the first Irish professional boxer to win a world title on American soil since 1934. He also represented Ireland in the 2004 Olympics in...
Kerry showing Middle Eastern promise

Kerry showing Middle Eastern promise

The fledgling Kerry team is alive and growing in the Dubai region and tournaments are a huge attraction there with up to 1,000 players participating. The Kerry Club was founded by members of the Middle East Kerry Society (MEKS) in May 2018. There are six players from...
History-making minors do it the hard way

History-making minors do it the hard way

Kerry created history in Croke Park on Sunday last when they won the All-Ireland minor football title defeating Galway by 0-21 to 1-14. They had to do it the hard way, which made victory all the sweeter for Peter Keane. At one stage Galway were leading by seven points...
Five-in-a-row beckons for Keane’s minors

Five-in-a-row beckons for Keane’s minors

The elusive five in a row of All-Ireland minor football titles beckons for Peter Keane and his charges after a pulsating semi-final at Croke Park on Sunday last, where Kerry just edged out Monaghan 1-16 to 2-11. Kerry have won the minor titles for the past four years...
The Caseys of Sneem

The Caseys of Sneem

As you enter Sneem from Killarney you are met with the imposing lifesize monument erected in memory of Steve Casey, a world champion from a family of champions. Weeshie Fogarty did a fine Terrace Talk programme on Steve and on his six other brothers, also world...
How will Kerry line out in the championship?

How will Kerry line out in the championship?

The race for the 2018 Sam Maguire began in earnest last weekend with games in the three provinces but no action in Munster. That  Munster series gets underway tomorrow at the Gaelic Grounds where Clare and Limerick meet at 7pm. It is of special interest to Kerry as...
Dr Crokes are county league champions

Dr Crokes are county league champions

DR CROKES climaxed a great year at home on Sunday when they defeated An Ghaeltacht by 2-13 to 1-10 in the county league division senior football final at Lewis Road. Fielding just 10 of the starting side from the Nemo defeat they led all the way, scoring an early...
It’s club championship Sunday

It’s club championship Sunday

THE Dr Crokes chairman Denis Coleman was very busy preparing for the big match when I spoke to him. “Yes, it is an extremely busy time for me factoring in the logistics of the preparation. Isn’t it great to be busy in October at the business end of reaching a county...
Killarney fondly remembers the Memory Man

Killarney fondly remembers the Memory Man

IT IS hard to believe that he has gone to his eternal reward. He was so full of life which belied his 82 years. We thought he would go on forever. I first met Jimmy Magee in the Fitzgerald Stadium in the mid-80s, where recently retired Kerry players lined out against...
Killarney Regatta is all set to make a splash

Killarney Regatta is all set to make a splash

FROM this morning and throughout the day, the rowing fraternity of Killarney will flock to the Mahony’s Point course where the 232nd annual Killarney Regatta is being staged and the news emerging from all six competing clubs is that they will be competing in all the...
Dr Crokes bid for All Ireland club final spot

Dr Crokes bid for All Ireland club final spot

THE AIB GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Club Championship Semi-Final between Corofin and Dr Crokes has been fixed for 4pm in the Gaelic Grounds Limerick tomorrow. Corofin have won six Connacht titles, just one less than Roscommon’s Clanna Gael. Crokes have been the...
David Clifford to captain Kerry minor footballers

David Clifford to captain Kerry minor footballers

AT THE first Kerry County Committee Meeting of January 17 David Clifford of Fossa was confirmed as captain of the Kerry minor football team for 2017. David was nominated by county minor champions East Kerry and it is a well-deserved honour for this most talented...
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