Kerry Gaelic Football is the life and blood of the great County of Kerry. Its players, past and present, the County board and most of all the Kerry supporters are part of the history and fabric of the County and, indeed, of the folklore of Ireland. Walk into any Irish bar between Tralee, New York, London and Sydney and they will all know about the Kerry Gaelic Football Team.
Croke Park on final day, with the green and gold-clad gladiators marching behind the Artane Boy’s Band, sends your blood rushing, your brain burning, your emotions stretching over and beyond the point of no return.
Kingdom heroes they where, bringing back the “Sam Maguire” 33 times!! However the great and loyal supporters are also the most intolerant and indifferent supporters in the game. You’re a hero in one game and you are the villain in the next.
How did our heroes and villains reach the pinnacle of being the champions of Ireland, the envy and the jealousy of 31 Counties, the Manchester United of Ireland, and Brazil of Ireland?
Read on, the story starts in 1903.
Three Epics Against Kildare 1903