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1904

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1904   Disagreement with the Kerry Co. Board had led to Laune Rangers not taking part in the Co. Senior Football Championship and, perhaps, not having a representative on the Co. Senior Football team.   * * * * * * * * * * *   […]

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1903

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1903   Mike Joy played on the Kerry team in the Munster Semi-final win over Clare but seemed to have lost his place for the Munster and All-Ireland victories. The All-Ireland Final replay did not take place until October 1905.   * * * * * * […]

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1902

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1902   Laune Rangers, captained by Mike Joy, and having reached the Co. Semi-final, refused to play due to a dispute with the Co. Board over travel expenses.   Mike Joy played on the Kerry team that lost the replayed Munster Senior Football Championship Final to Tipperary. […]

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1901

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1901   Laune Rangers were defeated in the first round of the Co. Senior Football Championship by the eventual winners, Killarney (Dr. Crokes).   JP O Sullivan, representing Firies, was elected as President (Chairman) of the Kerry Co. Board at its Annual Convention in May.   JP […]

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1900

1900

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1900   Central Council sent a deputation from Cork to Tralee, in a successful effort to reorganise the Kerry Co. Board.   Laune Rangers, captained by John Phil Murphy, won the Co. Senior Football Championship for the fifth time, at the expense of Killarney Crokes. Laune Rangers […]

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1899

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1899   The Kerry Co. Board was still defunct but many games did take place, particularly in the northern half of the county.   There weren’t any games from the Killorglin area reported on for that year. Perhaps, it was related to the fact that the clergy […]

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1898

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1898   Laune Rangers had not played in the previous year’s Co. Football Championship and yet they played and defeated the 1897 Co. Semi-finalists, Killarney, in Beaufort in March 1898 in a challenge.   The 1897 Co. Final was played in Glenoe, North-Kerry and Irremore beat Tralee […]

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1897

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1897   J.P. O Sullivan (Firies) was elected President (Chairman) of the Kerry Co. Board at its Annual Convention but withdrew at the next meeting, although he continued to attend every subsequent meeting of the Co. Board. The outgoing President, Thomas Slattery, had declined to continue in […]

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1896

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1896   For the first time since the formation of the Kerry Co. Board, Laune Rangers failed to field a team in the Co. Senior Football Championship.   Although the GAA continued to prosper nationally (the number of clubs increased from 217 to 308, of which 150 […]

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1895

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1895   At the Kerry Co. Convention, the Laune Rangers’ representative, William O Brien, remonstrated with the Co. Board concerning the lateness of the previous year’s championship and sought an assurance that such would not be repeated. Later in the meeting, he was appointed onto the committee […]

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1894

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1894   In the 1894 Co. Championship, Laune Rangers were given a bye to the semi-final but failed to appear against Ballymacelligott and, having been given two opportunities to play, were disqualified. That Laune Rangers did not play is difficult to understand, given the fact that they […]

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1893

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1893 Laune Rangers retained the Co. SFC, winning it for the 4th time, by defeating Keel in the final on the score of 1-1 to 0-2. Pat Teahan, Laune Rangers, was a member of Central Council of the GAA. Dan P Murphy was elected as joint-secretary of […]

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1892

1892

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  Laune Rangers – 1892  Laune Rangers regained the Co. SFC (winning it for the 3rd time) by defeating Ballymac in the final on the score 3-7 to 1-7. Kerry (Laune Rangers) won the Munster SF Championship for the 1st time by defeating Dungarvan in the final on the score […]

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1891

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1891  JP O Sullivan became All-Round Champion Athlete of Ireland. JP O Sullivan represented Kerry at the Special Convention of Central Council in Dublin in July. Pat Teahan, Laune Rangers, was co-opted onto the Co. Board in the place of JP O Sullivan, who had resigned.   […]

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1890

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1890  Laune Rangers retained the Co. SFC by defeating Mitchels in the replayed Co. Final on the score of 1-4 to 0-1. JP O Sullivan was on the Kerry delegation to Annual Congress in Thurles on Wed. 6th Nov. 1889, at which he was elected onto the […]

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1889

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Laune Rangers – 1889  Laune Rangers won the first Co. SFC by defeating Dr. Crokes by 0-6 to 0-3 in the final.  JP O Sullivan was on the Kerry delegation to Annual Congress. The one that got away: Laune Rangers lost the 1st Round of the Munster SFC to Midleton […]

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The Beginning

1888-1919 February 3, 2014 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

The beginning  The Gaelic Athletic Association was established in the winter of 1884. At that time, the games of hurling and football had been neglected and in a state of decay. True, the games were widely played in some parts of the country. Football had been popular in Kerry for […]

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