Thomastown 5-5 Piltown 1-3
In ideal conditions under lights in Piltown on Friday evening Thomastown proved too strong for the hosts and ran out comfortable winners to land the J J Kavanagh & Sons Intermediate Football title. They now go on to represent Kilkenny in the AIB Leinster Junior Club championship where they will be away to the winners of this weekend's tie between Straffan of Kildare and Sean Connollys of Longford. The quarter-final tie is due to be played on Sunday Nov 9th. Picture shows Football Board Vice Chairman Tommy Duggan presenting the trophy to Thomastown joint captains Eddie Corrway and David Prendergast. Click on Read more below for brief match report, more photographs and match programme.read more
This weekend sees four Intermediate Clubs striving to reach the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate County Final in a very attractive double header in Nowlan Park on Sunday. First up at 1.30 pm will be the clash of Southern neighbours Tullogher Rosbercon and Mullinavat. Then at 3.15 it will be the turn of St Patricks Ballyraggett and Graigue Ballycallan. Admission will be €10 for adults and €5 for students and pensioners. Under 16's are free.
Please note that admission will be to Ardan de Gras(Long Stand) only as work continues on the new roof on the other side of ground. Adult admission is by TICKET ONLY which will be on sale at the two Sales Kiosks on the Hebron Road. Admission for Students and Pensioners will be by cash at the designated stiles. Please note early start time on Sunday because of hour change this weekend.read more
A very important Information Night for Development Squad members takes place next Tuesday night 28th October in Hotel Kilkenny at 7.30pm. Entitled " Youth Player Performance Development Pathway - Preparing for the Future", speakers will be Ned Quinn(Co Chairman), Brendan O Sullivan(Squads Chairman), Dr Claire Lodge(Injury Prevention), Noreen Roche(Diet & Nutrition), Sean Kelly(Exercise Development Needs), Brian Cody(Kilkenny Senior Manager),
Click on Read More below for full details of the evening and a list of panel members.read more
Railyard 2-8 Aughrim 1-7
Kilkenny GAA wishes to congratulate The Railyard on their great win in the AIB Leinster Intermediate Football Championship yesterday. They now progress to the Quarter-Final where they will meet Eadestown, recently crowned Kildare Intermediate Champions. The game will be played at a Kilkenny venue on Sunday 2nd November. Click on Read More below for team photos and a brief match report.read more
Please note that the throw in time for the St Canices Credit Union SHC Quarter-Final between Clara and O'Loughlin Gaels in Nowlan Park today has been brought forward to 4.45read more
Next Sunday Nowlan Park will host a double header in the J J Kavanagh and Sons Junior Hurling Championship Semi-Finals. This will be the first of 5 Nowlan Park Super Sundays culminating in the Minor and Senior Finals on November 16th. First up at 2pm will be the meeting of Mooncoin and O'Loughlin Gaels. Then at 3.45 Bennettsbridge will take on Galmoy. The Junior Final is scheduled to take place on Sunday 9th November as a curtain raiser to the Intermediate Final.
Because of on-going construction work on the new roof of Ardan Breathnach admission to Nowlan Park until further notice will be to Ardan de Gras only with entry from Hebron Road. Admission next Sunday will be €10 for adults, €5 for Students and Pensioners while children under 16 are free.read more
Although our club hurling season has been delayed somewhat it is all systems go in the AIB Leinster Club Football Championship. First up will be our senior champions Railyard who play Aughrim of Wicklow in the Club Intermediate Championship in Freshford on Sunday with a 3pm throw in.
Meanwhile our representatives in the Junior Football Championship will be known when Piltown and Thomastown play the J J Kavanagh and Sons Kilkenny Intemediate Final on the weekend of 25th to 27th October. The Kilkenny winners will be away to either Straffan of Kildare or Sean Connollys of Longford in the Leinster Junior Quarter-Final on Nov 9th.read more