The Kilkenny team to play Dublin in Saturday evening's Leinster semi-final against Dublin has been named. It shows 5 changes from the side that lost to Clare in the Allianz League semi-final. Shane Prendergast and Richie Hogan arte both ruled out due to injury. Paul Murphy returns to the full back line and Cillian Buckley reverts to his usual wing back berth. Conor Fogarty returns from injury to partner Lester Ryan at midfield. Michael and Colin Fennelly also return after injury to take the two central roles in the attack while Eoin Larkin makes his firat appearance of the year. Mark Bergin from O'Loughlin Gaels is named on the bench.
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Kilkenny begin the defence of their Leinster and All Ireland titles when they take on Dublin in the Leinster Semi-Final in O'Moore Park this coming Saturday at 7pm. Tickets for the game are now on sale at the usual Supermarket outlets throughout the city and county. There will be no public sale of tickets in Nowlan Park for this fixture.
Click HERE to buy tickets on line
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Both Kilkenny Minor and Senior teams secured Leinster titles in Croke Park on Sunday and lined up All Ireland Semi-Final appearances on August 9th.
Click HERE for Senior Match Repot from GAA.ie
Click HERE for Minor Match Report from Leinster GAA
Click HERE for Images of Senior Game from Willie Dempsey
Click HERE for Images of Minor Game from Willie Dempsey
Both Kilkenny Managers, Brian Cody and Pat Hoban, were in the happy position of naming unchanged teams from the original selections for their respective semi-finals two weeks ago, when the teams were announced after training this Friday evening. That means that Colin Fennelly, who was a late withdrawal for the Wexford game, resumes his No 14 position with John Power reverting to the subs bench. Lester Ryan, who was unavailable for the semi-final due to an ankle injury returns to the match day panel.
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Kilkenny supporters are encouraged to arrive in Croke Park to support the Minor team as they try to retain their Leinster title against Dublin. Throw In here is 2pm.
Ticket prices and packages have now been announced for the Leinster Minor and Senior Finals on Sunday week 5th July. Tickets are now on sale at the usual Centra and Supervalu outlets. They are also available to purchase on-line at GAA.ie - Click HERE for link to the ticket purchasing page.
Tickets will also be available through many of our clubs early next week.
There will also be a Public Sale in Nowlan Park on Thursday 2nd July from 6pm to 8pm.
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Season Ticket Holders will receive an email re printing off tickets for this game.
Senior training sessions on Wednesday and Friday, both at 7pm, will be open to the public with admission to Ardan de Gras only. Enter via Hebron Road.