Kilkenny GAA would like to say a sincere thank you to all our supporters for making Sunday's Allianz League Final In Nowlan Park such a unique occasion. Fans were asked to help us by purchasing tickets in advance and also by arriving early to the Ground on Match Day. We had record presales of over 17,000 tickets and there were 15,000 in the Ground 1 hour before throw in. To all our stewards - over 200 of them- from every club in the County thank you for your support. To our friends in the Gardai, Local Authorities and Order of Malta we are indeed very indebted. The local and national media - over 100 on duty at the game - thanks for telling the story so eloquently in words and images. For more images of the day, courtesy Martin Rowe and Willie Dempsey, click HERE
Kilkenny again thrilled their fans with a 2-17 to 0-20 win over arch rivals Tipperary in today's Allianz League Final in Nowlan Park. A crowd of 21,447 turned out at a resplendent Nowlan Park to witness the 16th League Title. Two goals from "Man of the Match" Michael Fennelly in the first half were to prove crucial as the Cats reached half time 2 points to the good having played against a strong breeze in the first half. Tipp were level by the 50th minute thanks to scores from Callanan and a fourth from play from Brendan Maher.However, Kilkenny reacted by scoring three of their own without reply, with Richie Hogan and Killian Buckley both opening their accounts in that spell. Tipp tried desperately to force their way back on top in the closing stages, but the Kilkenny defence held firm. Final Score Kilkenny 2-17 Tipperary 0-20. For match report, courtesy gaa.ie, and photos, courtesy Martin Rowe, click on Read More Below
There are two changes on the Kilkenny team to meet Tipperary in Sunday's eagerly awaited Allianz League Final. Both Richie Power and Walter Walsh are out with injuries. Michael Fennelly returns to midfield and Cillian Buckley starts at No 10. Michael Rice moves from Mid-Field to Centre Forward. For team click on READ MORE below.
It is now likely that all stand tickets will be sold before Sunday. The two main stands are now fully booked out with Ardan O Cearbhaill moving fast. Tickets are still available at Supermarket outlets.
Also a reminder that the Minors take on Wexford in the Leinster Championship in Nowlan Park tomorrow at 3pm.
With the first round of the local championship now done and dusted all eyes are now firmly focussed on next Sunday's Allianz National League Final in Nowlan Park. It has also been announced that the Kilkenny Tipp game will be preceded by Irish Daily Star National Camogie League Final between Wexford and Cork.
Stand tickets will cost €20 if purchased in advance- a €5 discount on the match day price. Tickets will now be sold on both Tuesday and Wednesday nights in Nowlan Park from 7pm to 9pm. They are aslo available at Supermarket outlets right throughout Kilkenny or on line from www.tickets.ie or www.gaa.ie. For further details click on Read More below.
Ticket details for the eagerly awaited Allianz Hurling League Final between Kilkenny and Tipperary in Nowlan Park on Sunday 5th of May have been announced. The match will be ALL TICKET but stands will be UNRESERVED i.e. "First Come First Served". Adult Stand tickets will cost €20 if purchased up to midnight on Saturday 4th May. Stand tickets purchased on match day will cost €25. Terrace tickets are priced at €15. Juvenile tickets will cost €5. Students and Senior Citizens will obtain a €10 refund on full price stand tickets at designated stiles. Click on Read More below for more important details including a desciption of the Stands at Nowlan Park.