Brian Cody's men claimed a Leinster Final berth for the second year in a row following an epic encounter with Wexford. The contest was a hard fought affair with no inch given by either side. The sides ended all square 1-18 to 0-21 and given Dublin had just beaten Galway in Parnell Park, both Kilkenny and Wexford will have to do it all again on June 30th with the Bob O'Keeffe the prize on offer for the victors.
Meanwhile the Kilkenny minors overcame a resilient Kildare in Newbridge to also secure a Leinster final berth against Wexford on Saturday June 29th. The opening quarter was close but Kilkenny showed their scoring power in the run up to to half time, a period that proved crucial to their win ultimately, running out 2-20 to 0-15 winners.
Both of Kilkenny's Celtic Challenge teams came up just short on the day with Kilkenny Amber losing out to Galway McDonaghs on a score of 2-25 to 0-17 while Kilkenny Black lost out to Dublin Plunketts, the final score there 2-13 to 1-10.
The Junior Footballers also took to the field in Scotland against the home side but Scotland claimed victory running out 1-15 to 0-11 point winners to claim a spot in the All-Britian Junior Football Final.
In the opening match of the day from Wexford Park Blacks and Whites were victorious over Glemore in the Leinster League Club Division 2 Final. The final score 3-12 to 1-9.
Click below for full senior match report (Trevor Spillane, Kilkenny People)
Click here for pictures from the Leinster Club Div 2 Final (Willie Dempsey)
Brian Cody and his management team have tonight named the Kilkenny team that will take on Wexford in the Leinster Championship Round 4 game fixed for Innovate Wexford Park on Saturday night at 7pm.
Saturday next promises to be a hectic day for all Kilkenny GAA fans. On Saturday evening all roads lead to Innovate Wexford Park at 7pm for the meeting of Kilkenny and Wexford with both sides hoping to come away with victory to guarantee a place in the Leinster decider on June 30th. Tickets for this game are in huge demand, ticket details can be found here and to purchase ticket online click here. Tickets will also be available in usual Centra and Supervalu outlets.
Blacks and Whites and Glenmore will clash in what will be the first game of the evening in Wexford on Saturday. This is the Leinster Club SH League Division 2 Final and has a throw-in time of 4.30pm (note time change).
Saturday also sees the Kilkenny minor hurlers take on Kildare in Newbridge at 1pm in a Leinster Semi-Final, and both of the Kilkenny Celtic Challenge teams will be on the road also with Kilkenny Amber Vs Galway McDonagh in Clara, Offaly at 1pm and Kilkenny Black Vs Dublin Plunketts at 12pm in Abbottstown. Meanwhile the Junior Footballers will take on Scotland on Saturday at 6pm in Clydeank CSH.
Click read more to see Garda advice for supporters travelling to Wexford on Saturday evening.
The third round Leinster Championship clash with Galway in Nowlan Park on Sunday ended in a one point defeat for Brian Cody's men. It was Kilkenny's first championship defeat on 2019 and means a win against Wexford on Saturday next is a must to secure a Leinster Final spot.
For full match report click below (John Knox, Kilkenny People)
For pictures click here (Willie Dempsey)
For pictures click here (Martin Rowe)
The Kilkenny team that will face Galway on Sunday next in the third round of the Leinster Championship has been named. Click below for full details.
This game has a throw-in time of 2pm and will be preceeded at 11.45am by the meeting of St Martins and Mullinavat in the Leinster Club Hurling Div 1 League Final. For all ticket details and parking details please click here.