A very important Information Night for Development Squad members takes place this Tuesday night 28th October in Hotel Kilkenny at 7.30pm. Entitled " Youth Player Performance Development Pathway - Preparing for the Future", speakers will be Ned Quinn(Co Chairman), Brendan O Sullivan(Squads Chairman), Dr Claire Lodge(Injury Prevention), Noreen Roche(Diet & Nutrition), Sean Kelly(Exercise Development Needs), Brian Cody(Kilkenny Senior Manager),
Click on Read More below for full details of the evening and a list of panel members.
See additional under 14 invitees added to list this evening.
The much anticipated draw for the St Canices Credit Union Senior Hurling Semi-Finals has been made. The first semi-final pairs Ballyhale Shamrocks with St Martins whilst Carrickshock take on champions Clara in the second semi-final in what is a repeat of last years final. Matches will be played in Nowlan Park next Sunday with the games timed for 1.15 and 3pm. Also next weekend Fenians and Tullaroan will meet in the Relegation Final in Freshford on Saturday at 3pm. Watch out for fixture details for the Kilkenny Citroen Minor A semi-finals between Thomastown and Dicksboro and O'Loughlin Gaels and James Stephens on Saturday.
Thomastown 5-5 Piltown 1-3
In ideal conditions under lights in Piltown on Friday evening Thomastown proved too strong for the hosts and ran out comfortable winners to land the J J Kavanagh & Sons Intermediate Football title. They now go on to represent Kilkenny in the AIB Leinster Junior Club championship where they will be away to Straffan of Kildare. The quarter-final tie is due to be played on Sunday Nov 9th. Picture shows Football Board Vice Chairman Tommy Duggan presenting the trophy to Thomastown joint captains Eddie Corrway and David Prendergast. Click on Read more below for brief match report, more photographs and match programme.
This weekend sees four Intermediate Clubs striving to reach the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate County Final in a very attractive double header in Nowlan Park on Sunday. First up at 1.30 pm will be the clash of Southern neighbours Tullogher Rosbercon and Mullinavat. Then at 3.15 it will be the turn of St Patricks Ballyraggett and Graigue Ballycallan. Admission will be €10 for adults and €5 for students and pensioners. Under 16's are free.
Please note that admission will be to Ardan de Gras(Long Stand) only as work continues on the new roof on the other side of ground. Adult admission is by TICKET ONLY which will be on sale at the two Sales Kiosks on the Hebron Road. Admission for Students and Pensioners will be by cash at the designated stiles. Please note early start time on Sunday because of hour change this weekend.
Railyard 2-8 Aughrim 1-7
Kilkenny GAA wishes to congratulate The Railyard on their great win in the AIB Leinster Intermediate Football Championship yesterday. They now progress to the Quarter-Final where they will meet Eadestown, recently crowned Kildare Intermediate Champions. The game will be played at a Kilkenny venue on Sunday 2nd November. Click on Read More below for team photos and a brief match report.