The Bob O'Keffee Cup is heading West again this year following an at times exciting game in Semple Stadium today. Galway were first and fastest out of the traps in the first half when they opened up a twelve point lead on Kilkeny at one stage. Kilkenny sprung to life in the second half and had the deficit cut to one point with fifteen minutes left but Galway powered over the line in the closing stages, running out seven point winners when the final whistle was blown. Galway continue to the All-Ireland Semi-Final while Kilkenny will face Limerick in the All-Ireland Semi-Final next weekend, fixture details to follow on Monday.
For match report click below (John Knox)
For match pictures click Here (Willie Dempsey)
For match pictures click Here (Martin Rowe)
Brian Cody and his managment team have named the team that will face Galway this Sunday in the Leinster Final replay in Semple Stadium, Thurles. Click below for more details.
The GAA have announced the ticket information for the Leinster Final replay fixed for Semple Stadium, Thurles on Sunday July 8th at 3pm. Click below for full details.
There will be a public sale of tickets on Thursday and Friday from 10-2pm in Nowlan Park.
Click here to purchase tickets online. Tickets will also be available via clubs and local Centra and Supervalu stores.
JJ Kavangh and Sons are running a supporters bus to Thurles on Sunday for the game, click here for full details.
Click below for a full list of car parks, Gardai have advised patrons to use these official car parks and to not obstruct any footpaths in the vicinity of the Stadium.
Kilkenny and Galway will have to fight it out again next weekend in a Leinster Final replay, seventy minutes of hurling failed to seperate the sides today in Croke Park. Both teams gave very little away in the first half, Kilkenny headed for the dressing room a point ahead at half-time. On the restart Galway pushed on only for Kilkenny to claw their way back on the cusp of full-time to force a replay next weekend. Semple Stadium is the venue for next Sunday with a throw-in time of 3pm.
The GAA have announced tickets for the replay will be Pre-Purchase: Stand €30, Terrace €20, however tickets purchased next Sunday will be Stand €35 and Terrace €25. More ticket details to follow.
Congratulations to DJ Carey who today enter the Leinster Hall of Fame, DJ was presented with his award by Leinster Chairperson Jim Bolger. DJ's record of 5 All-Ireland's, 10 Leinster's and 9 All-Stars is an encredible achievement.
For match report click below. (John Knox, Kilkenny People)
For pictures click here (Willie Demspey)
The Kilkenny senior team that will take on Galway in the Leinster Final this Sunday has just been named. Click below for full details.