Last month, the genial host at Waterville Golf Links, Noel Cronin, sat down with Examiner Sport to discuss great links, great folk, and retirement with. He passed away unexpectedly at 75 over the weekend in Orlando for the PGA Show, doing what he did best - promoting Waterville Golf.
Sun, 26 Jan, 2020
St Mary’s’ bid to complete the six-in-a-row of Jack Murphy Cups will have to wait until the middle of January at the earliest, as Dromid Pearses secured a late draw with two Niall Ó Sé frees during six minutes of added time in the Kerry SFC final at a bitterly cold Portmagee yesterday.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
Bathing in the sea on Waterville Beach in South Kerry, an award-winning beach will remain closed until later this week after lightning struck a pumping station at the town’s waste water treatment plant.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
“ . . . one vast impacted havoc which the years accrete And slowly heave up, fused and wrecked . . .” Maybe we should get Stephen Edgar to write about Cork hurling, though the first thing to realise about Cork hurling is that the whole problem can’t be taken in at one glance.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
The sense of anticipation surrounding a first return of Kerry SFC fare to Connolly Park on Tralee’s Rock Street was punctured by a ruthless display from county champions South Kerry in Saturday’s 2nd round replay at the home of Austin Stacks.
Mon, 30 May, 2016
Although it was a successful retention of the South Kerry SFC title for St Mary’s (and their 32nd title in total), the durability of Bryan Sheehan was the main talking point after a hard-fought victory over Waterville on the muddy and heavy Portmagee sod on St Stephen’s Day.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Many a campaign was plotted in the front room of John and Maureen McNamara’s house on Shamrock Hill in Clonmel, many a victory celebrated, many a defeat mourned, many a cup of tea shared over the years on good footballing days and bad.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2015
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
Nobody saw this coming, holders Kerry totally overwhelming Cork in the second half at Páirc Uí Rinn last evening to win back-to-back Munster junior football titles for the first time since 2002-’03, and record the Kingdom’s first championship win at the venue since their minor success seven years ago.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
Austin Stacks 2-9 Dr Crokes 0-13: Goals win matches, they say, and this was well and truly borne out at Connolly Park yesterday evening where Austin Stacks overcame Dr Crokes in the Credit Union Senior Football League Division 1 Final (2014) after a game that went to extra-time.
Mon, 11 May, 2015