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.
Kilkenny welcome four counties to Nowlan Park on Sunday next with the venue hosting the Allianz League Semi-Finals double header with Dublin taking on Limerick in the opener at 1.30pm, while Galway and Waterford will battle it out in the second game of the day at 3.30pm. Each team will be battling for a coveted spot in the Allianz NHL Final the following weekend.
Tickets for the game are available at usual Centra and Supervalu outlets and online here. Pre-purchase tickets are €20.00. At the ground on the day; Adults €25, Students/Senior Citizens €20 and Juvenile's €5.
Please note ALL Season ticket holders will be accomadated in Ardán de Grás for this fixture. There is limited availability in Ardán de Grás for this reason. Supporters are urged to purchase tickets for this stand as early as possible. Kilkenny season ticket holders may also use their season tickets to gain admission on the day.
Ardán de Grás is now sold out
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Cork claimed victory over Kilkenny in the league finale on Saturday in a cold and blustry Nowlan Park. Kilkenny started the brighest outscoring the visitors 1-8 to 0-6 points at half time. Conditions didn't improve for thse second half but Cork slowly ground their way back into the game but it wasnt until the 59th minute until they drew level 1-11 apiecce through a goal from Jack O'Connor. Kilkenny responded well adding a few more points of their own but Cork kept the scoreboard ticking over and it was a Jamie Coughlan goal in added time that proved decisive as the visitors claimed the victory on a scoreline of 2-15 to 1-16.
For match report click below (John Knox, Kilkenny People)
For pictures click here (Willie Dempsey)
The Kilkenny team to face Cork in the Allianz Hurling League Play-off at Nowlan Park on Saturday has been announced.
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Throw in is at 2pm and tickets will be on sale at the Ground on Saturday.
Kilkenny will take on Cork in the Allianz league play-off on Saturday March 16th at 2pm in Nowlan Park. Tickets for this game will be on sale in usual Centra and Supervalu outlets and online here.
Please pre-purchase tickets to save and to speed up entry to the stadium on the day.