Final details of the Allianz League Semi-Final between Tipperary and Wexford in Nowlan Park have been announced. The game takes place on Sunday 16th April with a 4pm throw in. The second semi-final between Limerick and Galway has a 2pm start in the Gaelic Grounds. Both games will be covered live by TG4.
Kilkenny Supporters are also advised to purchase tickets well in advance as both Ardan de Gras and Ardan Breathnach are likelky to sell out in a matter of days. Please also note that children will require tickets for this fixture.
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For the second week in a row Kilkenny have just one change in their team for the eagerly awaited Allianz League Quarter-Final v Wexford in Nowlan Park on Sunday. Conor O'Shea, who suffered a hamstring injury in the Dublin game, is replaced by Ollie Walsh. Ollie is named at midfield with Paddy Deegan moving back to the half back line.
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A large crowd is expected on Sunday given the excellent weather forecast and the fact that the game is not being transmitted live on TV. Supporters are encouraged to purchase tickets before Sunday to avail of €5 discount and to avoid queues on Sunday.
Kilkenny will play Wexford in Nowlan Park next Sunday in the Allianz League Quarter-Final. The game will have a 4pm throw in with the winners playing the winners of the Tipperary v Offaly game in the semi-final two weeks later. There is sure to be a bumper crowd given that Wexford are unbeaten in this year's league and have gained promotion to Division 1A for 2018.
Admission to the game will be by ticket only. Tickets are now on sale at the usual Supermarket outlets or on-line from GAA.ie. Adult tickets can be purchased at the discounted price of €15 if purchased before Sunday (€20 on match day). We also encourage students and pensioners to purchase the €15 tickets in advance to avoid queues on Sunday. Underr 16's are free. Click on Read More for full details including parking arrangements.
Despite playing with just 14 men for all of the second half Dublin really put it up to Kilkenny in this final round game in Parnell Park on Sunday. It was only in the final 10 minutes that Kilkenny snuffed out the game and pulled away to a 7 point winning margin. The win sees Kilkenny finishing in 4th position and a home quarter-final tie with Division 1B champions Wexford.
Click HERE for match report from GAA.ie
Click HERE for images of the game from Willie Dempsey
Click HERE for images of the game from Martin Rowe
There is just one change on the Kilkenny team to play Dublin in the final round of the Allianz League on Sunday in Parnell Park. Conor Martin comes in at corner forward with Alan Murphy resuming his sub goalie role. Lester Ryan, Pat Lyng, Jonjo Farrell and Mark Bergin all take their place on the match day squad following injury. Click on Read More for full team and subs.
Supporters are again urged to purchase tickets before travelling from the usual supermarket outlets. The game is not being covered live or deferred on TV. There will be live radio commentary from KCLR 96FM and we will have score ipdates on our twitter feed @KilkennyCLG.