Kilkenny South Under 17's get their Celtic Challenge under way this Wednesday evening in Nowlan Park when they take on Waterford City at 7.30
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The Challenge Finals take place in Nowlan Park on Saturday 18th June.read more
The ever popular Paddy Grace Under 14 Féile competitions were held over the weekend. Dicksboro emerged victorious in Roinn A when they accounted for James Stephens in the Final. In Roinn B Piltown were the victors over St Martins.
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Development Squad Hurling Fixtures
Wed 4th May 6.00p.m.
Under 14 North :Freshford Central :Kilmanagh South :Mullinavat
Under 15 North :Castlecomer South :Piltown
Under 16 ; Thomastown
Under 17 : North :St Kierans College 7.00p.m.
South : Celtic Challenge Cup v Waterford City Nowlan Park 7.30p.m.
Development Squad Football Fixtures
Under 14 :All interested players to attend training sessions at 11.00a.m. on Sunday 8th May and Thursday 12 th May at 6.00p.m. at MW Hire Training Centre Dunmore Leinster Blitz in Carlow on Sat.14th Mayread more
Railyard 1-8 Kilmoganny 2-3
Railyard completed a three in a row of football titles when they just about got the better of Kilmoganny in the J J Kavanagh & Sons 2016 County Football Final played in Nowlan Park on Saturday evening.
Railyard got off to a somewhat lucky start when they goaled after a free came off the post. But a Ronan Coffey goal had the Kilmoganny side right back in the game after 10 minutes. Another Ronan Coffey goal just before the break had the sides level at half time 2-1 to 1-4. The sides were still level 2-3 to 1-6 enter the final minutes but two late Railyard points secured victory.
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Picture shows Football Board Chairman Tom O'Reilly presenting the trophy to Railyard captain Conor Mc Donaldread more
This Saturday evening in Nowlan Park Railyard defend their championship title when they take on Kilmoganny in the J J Kavanagh and Sons 2016 County Final. Throw in is at 6pm.
Due to continued construction work at Nowlan Park admission will be to Ardan Breathnach (Ollie Walsh Stand) only from O'Loughlin Road.
Kilmoganny have the more impreesive record in their route to the final. They had a 1-12 to 2-6 win over Clara in the quarter-final and followed this up with an impreesive 3-12 to 1-5 victory over St Patricks in the semi-final. Meanwhile Railyard received a walk-over in theie quarter-final and had a narrow 0-7 to 0-6 win over neighbours Muckalee in the semi-final.
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Kilkenny 3-25 Offaly 1-13
The Kilkenny Minor Hurlers qualified for the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Hurling Championship semi-final following a good win over Offaly in Nowlan Park on Saturday. Kilkenny eased into a 0-10 to 0-3 lead after 15 minutes and a James Bergin goal in the 22nd minute put them into a commanding lead. At the break they were 1-14 to 0-4 ahead. A Sean Buggy goal 7 minutes into the second half was the signal to empty the bench and Pat Hoban and his selectors used the remaining time to give 6 of his panel a run.
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Click HERE for images of the day from Willie Dempsey.read more
In Croke Park on Sunday the GAA commemorated the centerary of the Easter Rising with "Laochra" which was presented to a full house of over 80,000 after the Allianz League Football Final. Kilkenny was represented by Danesfort GAA Club, Graigue Ballycallan GAA Club and Kilfane Handball Club. Danesfort members have described it as a once in a lifetime experience and they were hugely priviliged and proud to wave the Kilkenny flag as part of the ceremony.
14 year old J J Ryan from Graigue Ballycallan was one of the children selected to read the proclamation.
Click HERE for a link to the TV presentation from TG4/Nemeton TV
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