A Couple of bits and pieces that people should know about.
Training will be open to the public on Tuesday 2nd and Friday 5th September.
Tickets for the Final will only be available through local clubs.
The Kilkenny Supporters Club will be at the Iverk Show this Saturday and Graigue Ballycallan Field Day this Sunday where colours and ponchos etc will be on saleread more
With the All Ireland finalists now known plans are stepping up a gear this week as Kilkenny prepares for both minor and senior finals.
One of the main events held in the run up to All Irelands in recent years has been the "Drive for Liam" Quiz. We are delighted to announce that this will take place again this year with venues in every parish in the city and county. The Quiz will be hosted on KCLR by popular Breakfast Show Presenters John Walsh and Edwina Grace. Co-ordinators are now in place in every club in the county and at a mere €20 a team this is a great opportunity for all fans to show their support for the teams in a unique way. Watch out for venue details here as they are confirmed.
Click on Read More below for full size poster with Prize details.read more
Click on Read More below for under 14 and under 16B squad training sessions this week.
U15 development squad training on Wednesday(20th) in Thomastown at 6.30pm. The Kilkenny North U-15 hurling team will train Wednesday evening in the Kells Rd Venue. Players to be on the field at 6.30pm.
Although at this point in time we are unsure of our opponents in the All Ireland Final nevertheless plans are already in place to hold a number of pre final events to help defray the huge costs of bringing two teams to the All Ireland Finals.
First up will be the Gala Corporate Dinner in CILLÍN HILL on Saturday 23rd August. Both senior manager Brian Cody and minor manager Pat Hoban will speak. Our guest speaker will be Siobhán Talbot MD of our main sponsors Glanbia PLC. We are appealing, through the medium of our website, to indiduals/couples to be part of this very special pre All Ireland event, Banquet tickets cost €50 and can be booked by contacting Co Board Treasurer Barry Hickey at email@example.com more
Under 14 Development Squad matches versus Cork, Sunday 17th August 2014. All players to be in James Stephens GAA Centre, Kells Road, at 9.45am. Kilkenny Togs and Socks. Any player with a problem please contact John Buggy 087 2299555 and 2nd squad Lar Mc Evoy 086-8100558.
Click on Read More below for teams plus panel for squad session on Saturday 16th - at St Kierans College. Also details of Under 16 Leinster Football Tournament Sat 16th August
Following the excitement of the All Ireland Semi-Final wins of last Sunday the focus moves back to the local club scene this weekend where some crucial matches will be played in the last round of games at senior, intermediate and local level. Also at last Monday's county board meeting the dates for the championship were announced.
Click on Read More below for synopsis of each competition, this weekend's games and those important championship dates.
We will have score updates on all the games via Twitter(@KilkennyCLG)read more
In some of the worst conditions every witnessed in the modern Croke Park both Kilkenny and Limerick gave their all in a gripping All Ireland Semi-Final before a 45,000 plus crowd on Sunday. Kilkenny came out on top in the end and the county can now look forward to another very special day on September 7th with both minors and seniors in quest of All Ireland glory.
Click HERE for images of the day, courtesy Willie Dempsey and Martin Rowe.
Click HERE for match report courtesy GAA.ie.read more