The Kilkenny Yearbook committee have release the 2019 Kilkenny edition which is on sale throughout the county, at a very reasonable €12.50. It carries reports from all grades, ages, squads and clubs and it includes some very sepcial interviews also. Pick up your copy now, it would make a very special present in the run up to Christmas.
Also released in time for Christmas is the Kilkenny GAA/Supporters Club calendar also on sale at a large number of outlets through the county. Cost €9.99. The calendar contains some of the most memorable images from Kilkenny's 2019 calendar of games. Please support.read more
Past, present and future Kilkenny Gaelic games players gathered today (Thursday) for the formal announcement of a ten-year naming right partnership that sees the home of Kilkenny GAA renamed UPMC Nowlan Park.
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For pictures from the launch please click here (Willie Dempsey)read more
U-15 Black and Amber Development Squad sessions take place this Saturday 7th Dec, 2019 at UPMC Nowlan Park. Please click below for full details player and session details.read more
Seasosn tickets for the 2020 season are now on sale and can be purchased here. Season tickets can make a great present in the run up to Christmas for that GAA fan. They represent great value for money and also include access to a ticket for the All-Ireland should your county get there. For full details click below.read more
There will be an U-15/U-16 goalkeeping trial and a training session next Sunday at 9.15am and 10am respectively in St Kieran's College. Click below for full player details.read more
Following all the weekend action, three Kilkenny Clubs claimed Leinster honours with Shamrocks seeing off St Mullins of Carlow on Sunday in the senior club final on a scoreline of 1-21 to 0-15. On Saturday Tullaroan overcame Seir Kieran in UPMC Nowlan Park running out 2-25 to 2-13 winners while Conahy Shamrocks following their trip to Wexford saw off Ballygarret-Realt na Mara 3-12 to 4-13. All three clubs now go forward to the All-Ireland series semi-finals whcih are due to be played on the weekend of January 4th and 5th. For match reports click here (Kilkenny People)
Also this weekens St Kieran's College claimed the All-Ireland Junior title overcoming Presentation Athenry on Saturday. The game ended 1-19 to 1-18 following extra-time. In the JJ Kavanagh and Sons U-21 S/F O'Loughlin Gaels secured the first spot in this years decider following a 2-24 to 0-8 victory over Dicksboro.
For photos from the AIB Leinster Senior Club Final click here (Martin Rowe)
For photos from a selction of other games this weekend click here (Willie Dempsey & Martin Rowe)read more
Best of luck to the three Kilkenny teams contesting Leinster Club titles this weekend. Shamrocks take on St Mullins on Sunday in the AIB Leinster Senior Club Final at 2pm. That game is fixed for MW Hire O'Moore Park Portlaoise. On Saturday Tullaroan take on Seir Kieran at 1.30 in UPMC Nowlan Park in the Intermediate final while Conahy Shamrocks travel south to Bellefield in Enniscorthy for the Junior final against Ballygarrett - Realt na Mara at 1.30pm also.
Meanwhile next weekend Mullinavat will have to travel to the Gaelic Grounds to play Mattock Rangers in the Leinster Intermediate Football final on Saturday Dec 7th at 1.30pm.
We wish all teams well.read more
There will be an U-15/U-16 training session next Sunday morning, December 1st at 10.00am in St. Kieran’s College. Please click below for full player details.read more
The GAA have confirmed the fixtures for the Allianz National Hurling League 2020. Kilkenny's campaign will kick off on Sunday January 26th at home to Dublin. The second round will see Kilkenny away to Carlow on February 2nd, which will be followed on February 16th away to Wexford. The final two games will be at home to Clare on February 23rd and the final group game will be away to Laois on March 1st.
The quarter finals are down for the weekend of March 7th/8th and the semi-finals will be played on March 14th/15th.read more
Mullinavat secured a historic win and in so doing a place in the AIB Leinster Intermediate Club Football Final in two weeks time following a 2-10 to 1-7 win over Rosenallis of Laois on Saturday. The game was moved to MW Hire TC, Dunmore at short notice following heavy overnight rain but that certainly didn't affect the Mullinavat lads who from the off were determined to make history. Final fixture details tbc.
On Sunday Dicksboro claimed the Kilkenny Honda Centre Minor A League title following a 1-20 to 0-10 win over Dunnamaggin. The win means Dicksboro secured a minor double in the 2019 season. For pictures from both the Mullinavat and Dicksboro Vs Dunnamaggin games click here (Willie Dempsey).
Also on Saturday Shamrocks secured a JJ Kavanagh & Sons U-21 'A' semi-final spot following a 2-15 to 0-15 win over James Stephens while Dicksboro ran out 0-17 to 0-9 winners over Mooncoin to also claim a spot in the semi-finals.
Next weekend Shamrocks take to the road to face St Mullins in MW Hire O'Moore Park, Portlaoise on Sunday at 2pm, while Tullaroan will face Seir Kieran in UPMC Nowlan Park on Saturday at 1.30pm. Also on Saturday Conahy Shamrocks will take on BallyGarrett Realt na Mara in Bellefield, Enniscorthy at 1.30pm. We wish all the teams well in their respective Leinster Finals.read more
On Friday 22nd of November a large crowd of over 120 people attended an awareness evening covering the topics of Mental health/resilience, drink and drugs awareness and gambling addiction in he Conahy Shamrocks Clubhouse.
Click below for a full report on the event.
For pictures click hereread more