In a game that ebbed and flowed John Lockes just edged it in the end with an injury time winning point over a game O'Loughlin Gaels side in the J J Kavanagh and Sons Junior County Final played in ideal conditions in Nowlan Park on Saturday.
Picture shows the trophy being presented to the winning captain Eoin Mc Grath by Paul Kavanagh on behalf of sponsors J J Kavanagh and Sons with County Board Chairman Ned Quinn.
John Lockes will be away in the AIB Leinster Club Junior Championship quarter-final next Saturday against Meath Intermediate champions Navan O'Mahony's. The Meath side had a 7-18 to 3-6 win in the Leinster first round at the weekend.
Click HERE for brief match report from John Knox of Kilkenny People Sports.
Click HERE for images of the game from Willie Dempsey.
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Dicksboro under 14's made it a clean sweep of titles when they proved too strong for Thomastown in the Duggan Steel Under 14A Hurling Final played on Saturday (4-23 to 1-5). The hurling title, added to the Football Championship and National Feile title won earlier, makes it a memorable year for the Boro youngsters.
Picture shows Bord na nÓg Chairman John Byrne presenting the trophy to Dicksboro captain Charlie Nolan.
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This weekend in Nowlan Park supporters are promised a host of great club action at Senior, Intermediate and Junior action.
First up on Saturday at 2pm will be the replay of the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Relegation Final Replay between Dunnamaggin and St Lachtains. This will be followed at 3.45pm by the eagerly awaited J J Kavanagh & Sons Junior Final between John Lockes and O'Loughlin Gaels.
Then on Sunday it is on to the St Canices Credit Union Senior Hurling Semi-finals. At 2pm Ballyhale Shamrocks take on James Stephens and this will be followed at 3.45 pm by the city derby between Dicksboro and reigning champions O'Loughlin Gaels.
Admission on Saturday will be €10 for adults and €5 for students and pensioners with cash taken on the stiles. On Sunday admission will be by ticket only which will be on sale at various locations around the Grounds. Adult tickets for the double header will cost €15 with students and pensioners paying €10. Under 16's are free on both days.read more
At this evening's County Committee Meeting in Nowlan Park D J Carey was ratified as under 21 Manager for 2018 in succession to Eddie Brennan.
His management team will be named at a later date.
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