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Na Gaeil members enjoying the Race Night at the clubhouse on Friday night.

Na Gaeil members enjoying the Race Night at the clubhouse on Friday night.

Attending the Eddie Carmody commemoration at Ballylongford on Sunday were Marie and Emily McCarthy,James Fitzgerald,Aishling McCarthy with Avril and Aiden Carmody.Photo Moss Joe Browne.

Attending the Eddie Carmody commemoration at Ballylongford on Sunday were Marie and Emily McCarthy,James Fitzgerald,Aishling McCarthy with Avril and Aiden Carmody.Photo Moss Joe Browne.

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Na Gaeil members enjoying the Race Night at the clubhouse on Friday night.

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AUSTIN STACKS JUVENILES

Peil Faoi 15

(i) ‘Well done’ to our U15 boys who have deservedly qualified for the final of the Greater Tralee Area football tournament. Their opponents will be Ardfert and the final will be played on weekend of December 4th/5th /6th. Good luck, boys! (ii) The following are The Rock U15 boys who were on the Tralee District football panel: Steven Conway, Seán Heaslip, Donnacha Horgan, Ciarán Kavanagh, Ben Murphy, Ronan Carroll, Daniel Kirby, David Lucid, Paddy Lane, Thomas Derege, Marc Ó Loingsigh, Gavin Ó Cathasaigh, James Fisher, Ryan O’Driscoll, Pádraig Ó hAllmharáin.

Juveniles

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What an evening of excitement for our juveniles who watched the unfolding of a cliff-hanger in Austin Stack Park on Saturday last. Hearts throbbed with tension and excitement as we went from little worries to deep despair and then to ecstasy as the game ebbed and flowed through the first half, from half-time to full-time, from full-time to extra time and, finally, to penalties! We had many heroes but our superb penalty kickers topped the list....Seán Quilter, Michael O’Donnell, Adam Curran, Michael O’Gara and ‘The Star’ himself (Ciarán Mac Donnchaidh). Joy unconfined for all in The Rock! And our laochra will have to give a similar performance on the 5th December against our K-O’R neighbours to win a 13th Kerry senior football title for our club. Added to our 3 senior hurling titles, we could have 16 senior titles in two weeks!

Wayne’s Warriors

‘Well done’ to Wayne Quillinan and his management advisers, to Dylan Ó Cathasaigh and his fellow players on winning the county senior semi-final v Na Breandánaigh in Austin Stack Park on Saturday last. Níl léamh, scríobh ná insint béil ar an ngaisce a dhein an Cathasach agus a chuid fear ar pháirc na himeartha!! CORN UÍ MHUIRÍ: (i) Congratulations to the Mounthawk footballers, who had a really great victory over Coláiste Chríost Rí (Cathair Chorcaí) in their 2nd round game in the Munster Senior A football competition in Tralee last week (17ú). What a victory...1-7 to 0-3! Football in Kerry colleges has risen to a new height! The Mercy Mounthawk School has now qualified for the Munster quarter-final for the first time in the school’s history! Stair ar an gcor ag an scoil (history in the making)! Imreofar an cluiche ar an 15ú lá d’Eanáir. Go n-éirí go geal le leaideanna Chnoc an tSeabhaic! The Rock players on board: Seosamh de Nógla, Jeaic Ó Murchú, Eimhín Ó Foghlú, Noah Townsend, Cillian Litchfield, Caden Ó Mathúna and Paidí Ó Laighin. Unfortunately, Brian McElligott has picked up an injury; we wish him well! Best wishes to the Hill of the Hawk! (ii) Tralee CBS seniors will also be in Munster quarter-final action ar an 15ú Eanáir and wearing the The Green’s Blue’n’Gold will be Armin Heinrich (an captaen), Conchúr Ó hÓdhráin, Jordan Ó Cíosáin, Donnacha Mac an tSaoir, Ruairí Ó Conaill, Colm de Brún, Séamus Mac Cathail, Damien Ó hÓgáin and Ben Cuiltéir. The Green School is hoping for a 17th Munster Final (A Colleges) victory. An Fhaiche Abú! (iii) Seventeen Rockmen will take part in the top grade of the Munster colleges championship!

Corn Sheáin Uí Mhurchú (Peil Faoi 19):

Tar éis do pheileadóirí Ghaelcholáiste Chiarraí buachaint ar Choláiste an Rísigh, Inis, (in am breise) thug siad aghaidh ar Scoil Chuimsitheach Thairbirt agus bhí bua cuimsitheach eile acu. They’ll now play v Scoil Mhuire is Íde, An Caisleán Nua Thiar, in the quarter-final. Best wishes to Cian Ó Duilleáin and his team.

U19 Hurling

(i) Tralee CBS gave a good account of themselves v Coláiste na Trócaire, Rathkeale, (ii) as did Mercy Mounthawk v Pallaskenry. Both games were played on Wednesday (24th).

Coláistí Faoi 15

Corn an Bhráthar Colm Taft (used to be called the Brother Moran Cup) is happily resting in The Green, thanks to the great efforts of the school’s U15 footballers, including our own Ronan Carroll (captain), Fionan Ryan, Ryan O’Driscoll and Naode Derege. SIOPA: Austin Stack Club merchandise....húdaithe, t-léinte, léinte aclaíochta agus Cnuasach Éadaigh ‘Ganzee’....may be viewed on www.ganzee.ie/austin-stacks-gaa-clubs/. Items may be purchased in all sizes and may be ordered only on this link: www.oneills.com (free delivery for orders over €50).

Lotto

Club lotto may be purchased at (i) Kirbys’ Brogue Inn (An Bhróg), Rock Street, (ii) Terry’s Butcher Shop, Páirc na Darach, (iii) Husseys’ Deli, Cé an Phrionsa, (iv) The Burger Shack, Monavalley, (v) Maguires, Butchers, Caherslee, (vi) Siopa Chaoimhín de Barra, Barr na Carraige, (vii) Paudie Commane’s Book Shop, Rock Street, (viii) O’Flynn Interiors, Rock Street, and (ix) www.austinstacks.ie.

County Convention

Tionólfar Comhdháil an Chontae (KY GAA) ar an 6ú Nollaig.

Gala Race Night

The Austin Stack Club’s Gala Race Night will take place this Friday (26th)! It promises to be a great night of caint, craic, caitheamh bia agus caitheamh airgid! This Race Night is a very important fundraiser for the club. All funds raised will help to cover the costs of running teams, financing pitch maintenance, upgrading works and supporting our senior men’s team as they prepare for a county final! Every little helps! Race Night highlights: 10 races on multiple screens; special auction and races of legends; €1,500 in cash prizes; méaróga bia agus saoráidí dí; best dressed lady and gent competitions. How can one support? One may (i) sponsor a horse -- €20; (ii) buy a horse -- €100; (iii) sponsor a race; (4) avail of options for racecard advertising. Sonraí: all details may be examined on www.austinstacks.ie ....contact numbers or links to purchase online. An Charraig go deo!

Scór na nÓg

Cuimhnímis ar Sheoirse Óg de Rís atá imithe ar Shlí na Fírinne. Ghlac sé mórpháirt i Scór na nÓg (Nuachleas) sna luath-ochtóidí. He played important roles in several Novelty Acts and in the winning of two Munster finals and an All-Ireland for the Austin Stack Club. Beannacht Dé lena anam. Requiescat in pace.

AUSTIN STACKS LADIES

Club AGM Notification

Austin Stacks LGFA AGM will take place at 7.30pm this Wednesday November 24th, in the Club Bar Hall, Connolly Park.

All registered LGFA Club members and the parent(s) of any registered juvenile members (s) of the Austin Stacks Ladies Club you are invited to attend.

It is very important that each family is represented by a parent/guardian as we will run through important issues relating to the participation of your child/children in the club and you will also have an opportunity to ask questions and offer any opinions on improving the running of the club. Nominations are invited for all officer positions.

Austin Stacks LGFA is Kerry’s largest LGFA club and still growing, we have seen an explosion in playing numbers in our Academy in recent years.

We are very anxious to get new people involved in the club as we urgently require extra help with both admin & coaching if we are to continue to develop our players and run the club to the highest of standards.

If you are someone who would like to get involved in any capacity, please come along on the night. There is a role for everyone regardless of experience & we would really appreciate your help.

Club Shop

Reminder our Club shop is open 24/7 check out the newest ‘official’ Austin Stacks

Club Merchandise

www.oneills.com only available to order on this link (free delivery on any orders over €50).

We would also like to introduce the new Austin Stacks Ganzee Ladies Collection check out: www.ganzee.ie/women-austin-stacks/

Fitness Classes

The Individual Pod Fitness Training sessions continues in the Clubhouse every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7pm to 8pm. New 4-week Menopause Workout programme for both post & peri menopause. Cost €50. Enquiries to Diane at 087 7940531 for further information.

Austin Stacks Gala Race Night

Big night this Friday night is the night as we host our 2021 Race Night in the clubhouse, a hugely important fundraising event for Austin Stacks to help cover the cost of running the largest juvenile boys & girls club in Kerry, to finance pitch maintenance & upgrade works. Support the night by purchasing a horse/jockey etc. you will find all the details on club website - austinstacks.ie


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