2020 Paul Lucey Run for the Rock ‘We don’t grow when things are easy – We grow when we face challenges’ A saying never more true than this present time. Recalling the Paul Lucey Run for the Rock events from May Bank Holidays 2018 & 2019 and memories of Club & Community coming together. The […]
Happy 100th Birthday to everyone involved in the club at every level. Let’s have a great year and celebrate in style. This video gives us a quick overview into the many parts of the club that make up the Austin Stacks GAA family, so sit back press play and enjoy !
Welcome to the Stacks 100 website. This is a collection of audio and video pieces that will celebrate Austin Stacks past achievements and look at the club and its members in the present day. The pieces will be released on an ongoing basis over the coming number of months and it is hoped […]
Adrienne McLoughlin has been taking photographs of the Rock players, supporters and mentors for years. Here is a tiny sample of those great images.
This McNamee Award winning documentary traces the journey that Austin Stacks took to become 2014 Kerry and Munster Champions. Originally seen by a packed house in Siamsa Tire, Tralee, the Rockumentary is a fitting tribute to a team that lifted the whole club in that great season. This is part one of a three […]
Some of the Rock faithful give us some of their favorite memories from years gone bye. (Pt 1 of 2)
The Austin Stacks are famous for their Super Rockie supporters. In this video we catch up with one of the most famous of all Frankie Murphy and hear his story. Run Time 5:40
The 1973 County FInal between Austin Stacks and Na h-Aghsaigh.
In this podcast Austin Stack’s grand nephew Eddie Barrett gives us an insight into Austin Stack’s life. We also hear about the foundation of the Rock club in 1917 and what football was like in Tralee at that time.
Stacks of News was a club fanzine that ran between March 1997 and December 2005. The editorial and print team included Tadgh McMahon, Kerry O’Shea, Timmy Sheehan, Eddit Barrett and more. Here is the first issue.
Jack Murphy an under 12’s player has developed a very unusual training method.
Originally from Croom in County Limerick, Jim Naughton and his family ‘found a home in Austin Stacks’ when they moved to Tralee. Here he tells about his duties as a county board delegate as well as about his time as club chairman.
The Ladies senior footballers receive their medals after a successful campaign.
Stacks VS Mid Kerry in the county final relay of 2014. Great day !
In the 1978 All Ireland Final between Kerry and Dublin, Mikey Sheehy of Kerry scored what has possibly become GAA’s most famous goal. As part of the Austin Stacks 2017 Centenary Celebration the club got Mikey and Ger Power to meet and recreate the goal with Paddy Cullen the Dublin goalkeeper and […]
We all know Mikey Sheehys goal in the 1978 All Ireland final against Dublin. Austin Stacks not only had it recreated but invited Paddy Cullen and Robbie Kelliher to the Centenary Corporate Lunch to chat about it.
The hurlers being presented woth their medals and individual awards after a great season.
In this clip Darragh Maloney of RTE has quick chats with Dr Con Murphy of Cork, Sean Walsh of Kerins O’Rahillys and our own Ger O’Keefee.
Highlights from the Under 13’s Lee Strand Competition which was renamed the Dinny O’Connor Lee Strand Competition this year.
This documentary was made in 2001 and looks back at the club’s history and as well as that season.
Were you on this trip to the county final in Killarney in 2013 ?
In 1961 school teacher Michael Hayes returned to Tralee to teach in the CBS, Clounalour, he later became the first principal of the Holy Family school. A keen sportsman he gathered together 30 boys and under the Austin Stacks banner began training them. He was soon joined by James Hobbart who is also […]
School teacher Tim McMahon is carrying on a family tradition of administration within the Austin Stacks club. Here he tells us about his role as Juvenile Chairman.
In the final piece from the Rockumentary we see the team go on to a Munster Final and also find out about the value a large squad of players has to a winning team.
Some of the Rock faithful give us some of their favorite memories from years gone bye. (Pt 2 of 2)
The 1976 county final between Stacks & Kenmare.
Great annual event from Bernie Mannix and her team.
Connelly Park sparkled this year for the Corpus Christi Procession.
Sophie attends her first training session with the Stacks.
The Under 14 b County League Final. Austin Stacks vs Laune Rangers.
As part of the centenary celebrations the club held a fun day for all the under 6, 8 and 10’s boys and girls.
Stacks of News was a club fanzine that ran between March 1997 and December 2005. The editorial and print team included Tadgh McMahon, Kerry O’Shea, Timmy Sheehan, Eddit Barrett and more.
This is part two (of three) of The Rockumentary. An award winning documentary that follows the Stacks on their journey to county and Munster final success in 2014.
John Joe ‘Purty’ Landers played with the club from the from the 1920’s to the 1940’s. He won five All Irelands with Kerry and five county football and four county hurling titles with the Stacks.
Why not send your kids down at Austin Stacks for a fun training session.
In part two of Timmys podcast he tells us about his work in the media and goes through his top Irish sports stars.
Full Strictly show from 2016.
Bernix Mannix does a promo video for Strictly as only she can.
Denis O’Regan is better known Dee Butcher. A Limerick man originally, Denis tells us why he came to Tralee and got involved with the club and how he got his name !
An extended interview with Martin ‘Bracker’ O’Regan from the Street of Champions documentary.
St Patricks Day 2017 turned out to be a wet and windy day but that did not bother these Rockies.
Carmel Quilter O’Neill tells us about her role in the club as the Youth Welfare Officer.
Highlights video from the All Ireland Club Final win of 1977.
Martin Collins is the club’s Public Relations Officer (P.R.O). He probably knows more about the club than any other member. Here he tells us about his P.R.O. duties that that as well as about his love of statistics.
In 1961 Michael Hayes a school teacher took 30 boys and began training them as footballers. Club juvenile football was non-existent at the time. Michael gave a helping hand to the likes of Mikey Sheehy, John O’Keefe and Ger Power to name but a few. Not a bad legacy!
Fr Michael Glvin was club president from 1943 until 2010. This video is from an interview conducted for The Street of Champions film.
If you need to contact Austin Stacks GAA Club about anything then the club secretary Elma Nix is your first call. Elma tells about her role and how she always answers the phone with a smile on her face. This ensures that the reputation of Austin Stacks as a friendly and helpful club is maintained.
Great Strictly Come Dancing show from 2015.
Maurice McNamara’s father moved the family from Limerick to Kerry when he was 17 to give himself and his brother a chance to hopefully play for the Kerry minor football team. In this interview Maurice tells us about his early sporting days, his life on the continent as a building sub contractor, how a car […]
Timmy Sheehan played his first senior match for the club at age 15. If you know Timmy you will know that he is sports mad and so it is no surprise that his podcast is in two parts. In part one he tells about the club winning of the 1977 All Ireland Club Final.
Austin Stacks vs South Kerry in the 1999 Minor Final.
As Club Treasurer, Mike Kenny likes to keep things simple. At the start of every year make a budget for spending and if anything extra comes up then the money for it has to be found elsewhere. Originally from Castlegregory, Mike grew up in a sports mad family and he certainly caught that bug.
1994 County FInal replay between Austin Stacks and Dr Crokes. Run Time 68:17
Footage from the 2017 Corporate Lunch. Darragh O’Sé, Denis ‘Ogie’ Moran, Dinny Allen & Kieran Doneghy join Darragh Maloney of RTE for a chat.