Ahead of the restart of club games UPMC, the Nowlan Park stadium sponsor made a generous donation of 'safety officers' bibs to all clubs across the county. The bibs are intended to aid clubs and their officers ensure HSE and Public Health guidelines are implemented in this COVID-era. Pictured at the handover of the bibs to Clubs, are several senior hurlers, club representative, county board officals and UPMC representatives.read more
As the weekend draws to a close, its a perfect time to reflect on some great games this weekend. This years competitions may have a shorter format but the drama and the excitment is not diminished in any way. The third and final rounds of the St Canice's senior hurling league, the Michael Lyng Hyundai intermediate hurling league and the JJ Kavanagh & Sons junior hurling league will take place next weekend, with league and shield final spots up for grabs along with the placings into the championship down for decision also. For all this weekends results click here.
For pictures form this weekends games click here (Willie Dempsey)
For match reports from this weekend click here (Kilkenny People)read more
On the 23rd of September, the GAA invites all clubs to open their doors to the wider community and support its first GAA National Inclusive Fitness Day. The event falls during the European Week of Sport (23rd – 30th September) and aims to promote sport and physical activity to everyone regardless of age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, or fitness level.
Click below for more details.read more
For a round-up of Minor hurling action from the past week, click below. (Bord na nOg PRO Pado Flynn)read more
GAA President John Horan and GAA Ard Stiúrthóir Tom Ryan have today issed an update on the COVID-19 pandemic with regard to the GAA. The have thanked the GAA community for their help, and assitamce throughout the past dew months but have also asked the GAA community to remain viligant at all times and not to become relaxed about the threat posed by COVID.
Click below for their joint communication and for the updated guidance issed for all in the community, both players, mentors and spectators.read more
The Kilkenny team of the decade, for the years 2010 to 2019 has been announced. It shows a number of players spanning the noughties and this decade. Now all the winners from each of the teams will feature in an online vote from this weekend, and in print in next week's Kilkenny People. August 21 is the deadline for the final vote where the greatest hurlers of the last six decades in Kilkenny, as voted by the readers of the Kilkenny People and kilkennypeople.ie will be announced.
Click here to read the Kilkenny People selections.
Voting all positions in the team of the decades is now open, click here to vote.read more
A busy weekend lies ahead with a host of senior, intermediate and junior games to look forward to, for a full list of these fixtures click below. Four of these games will be streamed live on the Kilkenny GAA live stream and full details can be found here.
We would like to remind all our players and supporters to continue to follow all HSE and Public Health guidelines. The limit on attendance at games is 200 people, including players, mentors, stewards, physios etc. All adults and Juveniles must also have a ticket. We ask all supporters to please practice social distancing while attending games.
For all Senior, Intermediate and Junior games, tickets will be issued to each club and only those in possession of a ticket should attend, no walk-ups allowed.read more
The first hectic weekend of many is behind us and we were treated to a host of close games with some great fare on offer. For most supporters the experience of this weekend was unique as many games were watch through TV/Laptops and tablets but the excitment was still palpable. For all this weekends results click the here.
As we look forward to next weekend fixtures, we thank our clubs, their officers, players and supporters for the way in which they embraced the new and hopefully temporary measures we have in place re ticket allocations due to the 200 person limit on attendances. We also remind all going forward of the continuing need to practice social distancing and to follow all HSE advice.
Click here for match reports (Kilkenny People)
For pictures from some of this weekends games click here (Willie Dempsey)
For pictures from the Shamrocks Vs Tullaroan game click here (Martin Rowe)read more