This Sunday was another great day for Kilkenny clubs with pride of place going to Mullinavat who are now Leinster Intermediate Champions following their narrow win over Kiltale of Meath in Navan on a 1-13 to 0-13 scoreline. Mullinavat can now look forward to a trip to Ruislip in London to take on Kilburn Gaels on the weekend of 6th/7th December in the All Ireland Quarter-Final.
On that same weekend Ballyhale Shamrocks will play Kilcormac Killoughey in the Leinster Final in Portlaoise. Ballyhale took their county final form into the Leinster Semi-Final in Parnell Park on Sunday when they had a comfortable 2-15 to 0-12 win over Dublin champions Kilmacud Crokes. Click HERE for images of the game from Martin Rowe.
In the Junior championship Bennettsbridge booked their final place with a comprehensive 1-19 to 0-11 win over Wexford champions Crossabeg Ballymurn in Enniscorthy. They now meet Offaly champions Shamrocks in Tullamore on Saturdsy 6th December.read more
Tommy Walsh has today announced his retirement from Inter County Hurling.
Tommy joined the Kilkenny panel in 2002. He has 9 All Ireland Senior medals, 7 National Hurling League medals, 9 Leinster Senior medals and 9 All Stars and 6 Walsh Cups. Tommy was Player of the Year in 2009.
Kilkenny GAA wish to acknowledge the huge contribution Tommy has made to hurling both in Kilkenny and further afield. He has been an inspiration to a generation of young hurling fans and we wish him and his family the very best in his retirement.
Click on Read More below for Tommy's statement today.read more
A must for any Christmas shopping list the Kilkenny GAA 2015 Hurling Calendar is a wonderful pictorial record of the year that was 2014.
Click HERE for a sample of some of the wonderful images.
The calendar and other Christmas Gift ideas will be on sale from the Supporters Club at Nowlan Park over next two Saturday's between 10am and 1pmread more
The draw took place at half time at the County Final on Sunday for the Players Holiday Fund Raffle. The winners were as follows:
1st Prize: €5000 Joe Sheridan, Kells; 2nd 42" LED TV Paddy Webster, Ballycallan and 3rd 36" LED TV Tom Murphy, Rathfarnham, Dublin 15. Kilkenny GAA would like to thank all those who sold and purchased tickets and congratulate all our prize winners We are also very grateful to Electro City who sponsored the 2nd and 3rd prizes.read more
U-14/U-15 Mobility/Stability/Running Technique Workshop
Venue : Wallslough Sports Arena ,
Date : Saturday 22nd November 2014
What to wear/bring : Come Togged out with Runners and a bottle of water
Click on Read More below for panel listsread more
Following the County Final played yesterday the focus now turns to the AIB Leinster Club Championship. In the Senior Ballyhale now play Kilmacud Crokes next Sunday in the semi-final with the winners playing Kilcormac Killoughey in the Leinster Final on Dec 7th.
In the Intermediate Mullinavat play Kiltale of Meath in the Leinster Final next Sunday in Navan
In the Junior Bennettsbridge play Crossabeg Ballymurn in Enniscorthy next Sunday with the winners playing in the Final on Dec 7th against either Shamrocks(Offaly) or St Brigids(Westmeath)read more
In front of a crowd of nearly 9000 Ballyhale Shamrocks proved worthy winners of the St Canices Credit Union Senior Hurling Championship with a 1-20 to 1-13 win over defending champions Clara. Ballyhale now meet Kilmacud Crokes in the AIB Leinster Club Semi-Final in Parnell Park next Sunday with a 2pm throw in. Admission to the Semi-final will be €10 for adults and €5 Students and Pensioners. Cash will be accepted at the stiles.
Click HERE for brief match report from The Score.ie
Click HERE for images of the day courtesy Willie Dempsey
Click on Read More below for Ballyhale Team photo