Kilkenny's next outing in the Allianz National Hurling League is an away fixture to Cork. The game will be played under lights in Páirc Uí Rinn on Saturday evening next with a 7pm throw in. Cork will be desperate for a win after three disappointing defeats in their first three games whilst Kilkenny have their eyes set firmly on a quarter-final berth but may still need to secure some additional league points to ensure their place in the knockout stages.
Tickets are now on sale at the usual outlets and again supporters are encouraged to purchase these in advance to avail of €5 discount. The game will be televised live on Setanta TV.
Kilkenny 0-21 Galway 1-14
Kilkenny withstood a strong Galway comeback in the second half to secure a second win in the Allianz Hurling League at Nowlan Park on Sunday. They now head to Pairc Ui Rinn next Saturday night in the knowledge that a win over Cork will see them qualify for the League knockout stages.
Click HERE for match report courtesy GAA.ie
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There are five changes on the Kilkenny team to play Galway on Sunday from the side that started against Tipperary. Richie Reid replaces the injured Eoin Murphy on goal. Jackie Tyrrell makes his first start since the 2015 Leinster Final with Paul Murphy dropping to the subs bench. In the half back line both Kieran Joyce and Cillian Buckley return replacing Robert Lennon and Diarmuid Cody. Up front Richie Hogan, who was a late withdrawal two weeks ago, resumes at corner forward instead of John Power. Alan Murphy replaces Mark Kelly, who is ill, on the subs bench.
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In front of a crowd of almost 11,000 Kilkenny secured theirs first points in this year's Allianz Hurling League. Two Kevin Kelly goals in the final 5 minutes had the Kilkenny supporters on their feet as they secured victory over their great rivals.
Click HERE for match report from GAA.ie
Click HERE for images of the day from Willie Dempsey
Click HERE for images of the day from Martin Rowe
Click HERE for Allianz League Tables
Click HERE for 360 degree image from yesterday courtesy Darren Frehill RTE Sport. The picture was taken from RTE Sport Commentary position and includes Darren Frehill(RTE), Ollie Moran(Limerick), Tomás Mulcahy(Cork) & Pauric Lodge(RTE). In the background is Micheal Ó Muircheartaigh a regular visitor to Nowlan Park.
Kilkenny's next game is against Galway in Nowlan Park on Sunday 6th March.
Tipperary come to Nowlan Park next Sunday on the back of a very impressive win over Dublin in Round 1 of The Allianz League last weekend. Kilkenny, on the other hand, will be very anxious to get some points on the board after their defeat to Waterford in Walsh Park.
Tickets for the game are now on sale at the usual Supermarket outlets or GAA.ie. Click on "Purchase Tickets" to the right of this news item. Supporters are encouraged to purchase in advance to avail of reduced price of €10 for adult tickets and to avoid queues on Sunday.
Patrons are also asked to note that some sections of Nowlan Park are closed due to construction work. Click on Read More below for all the details including Season Ticket information.