A Captain’s Welcome! The Austin Stacks GAA Community on July 26th, 2022 welcomed our own Joe O’Connor and his Kerry team mates home. Joe ended a 42 year wait since a Kerry team led by an Austin Stacks Captain (Ger Power 1980) had lifted Sam Maguire. #superrockies
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Paul Lucey Run for the Rock 2022
View video/drone footage from yesterday’s Paul Lucey Run for The Rock 2022 – complied by Padraig & Shane from Aerial Photography Eire. A great day enjoyed by everyone in the beautiful surrounds of our club, town & greenway perfectly captured here. Well done everyone! #rockies
Co. Championship Final 2021 Austin Stacks V Kerins O’Rahillys
The First Final between these 2 Great Tralee Rivals since 1936! Tension and match build up at an all time high. A packed crowd in attendance for this eagerly awaited contest – Stacks Path to the Final Rd 1 – Austin Stacks 1-7 East Kerry 1-5 QF – Austin Stacks 0-14 South Kerry 1-5 SF […]
Bring the Noise – Co. Championship Final 2021
Bring the Noise – Co. Championship Final 2021
The Night John Mitchel’s GAA Honoured Mikey Sheehy
This is Your Life – Mikey Sheehy by John Mitchel’s GAA Club (1986). “Everyone is wondering why are the Mitchel’s honouring a Stacks man tonight? well when we sat down to think about it we compared John Egan to Dr. Jim Brosnan, Micko to Jacko, Paudie Sheehy to Tadghie Lyne but in the end there […]
Unveiling Of Plaque at Mulchinock’s Corner
In 1987 Mulchinock’s shop was demolished – The late Brendan Cronin, organised for a commemorative plaque to be unveiled on the site – the citation simply reads – “on this site stood Mulchinocks Shop, for years the gathering place of Austin Stacks Teams, erected by Cumann Áibhistín de Staic.
Snr Club Championship Final 2020
Senior Club Championship 2020 – played behind closed doors due to Covid 19 – A late goal by Sean Quilter brought the game into extra time. FT Austin Stacks 1-17 Kenmare 1-14
The Rock Will Rise Again
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 […]
100 Years Old !!!
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 !
What is Stacks 100 ?
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.
Rockumentary (Pt 1)
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 […]
Memories Part 1
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
1973 County Final
The 1973 County FInal between Austin Stacks and Na h-Aghsaigh.
Who was Austin Stack ? PODCAST
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.
Jack Murphy – Under 12’s
Jack Murphy an under 12’s player has developed a very unusual training method.
County Board Delegate PODCAST
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.
Ladies Awards Night
The Ladies senior footballers receive their medals after a successful campaign.
County Final Replay 2014
Stacks VS Mid Kerry in the county final relay of 2014. Great day !
Mikey Sheehy 1978 Goal Recreation
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 […]
Sheehy Goal Reunion
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.
Hurlers Awards Night
The hurlers being presented woth their medals and individual awards after a great season.
Darragh Maloney Table Interviews
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.
Lee Strand Competition
Highlights from the Under 13’s Lee Strand Competition which was renamed the Dinny O’Connor Lee Strand Competition this year.
The Street of Champions
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 […]
Juvenile Chairman PODCAST
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.
Rockumentary Part 3
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.
Memories Pt 2
Some of the Rock faithful give us some of their favorite memories from years gone bye. (Pt 2 of 2)
1976 County Final
The 1976 county final between Stacks & Kenmare.
Great annual event from Bernie Mannix and her team.
Corpus Christi Procession
Connelly Park sparkled this year for the Corpus Christi Procession.
Sophie attends her first training session with the Stacks.
Under 14 b County League Final
The Under 14 b County League Final. Austin Stacks vs Laune Rangers.
Kids Day Out
As part of the centenary celebrations the club held a fun day for all the under 6, 8 and 10’s boys and girls.
Rockumentary Part 2
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.
Timmy Sheehan Pt 2 PODCAST
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.
Dee Butcher Podcast
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 Patrick’s Day Parade
St Patricks Day 2017 turned out to be a wet and windy day but that did not bother these Rockies.
Youth Welfare Officer PODCAST
Carmel Quilter O’Neill tells us about her role in the club as the Youth Welfare Officer.
All Ireland Club Final 1977
Highlights video from the All Ireland Club Final win of 1977.
Martin Collins – Club PRO – PODCAST
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.
1960’s Hayes PODCAST
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 Galvin
Fr Michael Glvin was club president from 1943 until 2010. This video is from an interview conducted for The Street of Champions film.
Club Secretary PODCAST
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 – Ladies Club Secretery PODCAST
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 PODCAST
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.
1999 County Minor Final
Austin Stacks vs South Kerry in the 1999 Minor Final.
Club Treasurer PODCAST
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 Win
1994 County FInal replay between Austin Stacks and Dr Crokes. Run Time 68:17
Corporate Lunch Part One
Footage from the 2017 Corporate Lunch. Darragh O’Sé, Denis ‘Ogie’ Moran, Dinny Allen & Kieran Doneghy join Darragh Maloney of RTE for a chat.