Over the next few weeks several of our clubs have major fund-raisers. Kilkenny GAA wishes all the clubs the very best with these ventures and urges all club members to support the events.
First up will be The Fenians on Sat 28th Oct when they present Castlefest at The Hub in Cillin Hill. On the following night, Oct 29th, St Patricks will present The Two Johnnies at Hotel Kilkenny. On the Bank Holiday Monday Oct 30th Clara GAA will have a tractor and truck run. Then on Sat 4th Nov James Stephens will have a Lip Sync Battle at Lyrath Estate.
Click on Read More below for full details of all these events.
In unprecedented booking Mooncoin GAA's "High Kings" Concert sold out withing 48 hours of the booking opening. Well done to the club on this great achievement and they can now look foreward to a very special occasion in Mooncoin on Dec 8th.
Mooncoin GAA would like to thank all those who booked tickets over the last few days.
In the meantime we trust that all the other club events will receive similar support over the coming weeks.
In a game that ebbed and flowed John Lockes just edged it in the end with an injury time winning point over a game O'Loughlin Gaels side in the J J Kavanagh and Sons Junior County Final played in ideal conditions in Nowlan Park on Saturday.
Picture shows the trophy being presented to the winning captain Eoin Mc Grath by Paul Kavanagh on behalf of sponsors J J Kavanagh and Sons with County Board Chairman Ned Quinn.
John Lockes will be away in the AIB Leinster Club Junior Championship quarter-final next Saturday against Meath Intermediate champions Navan O'Mahony's. The Meath side had a 7-18 to 3-6 win in the Leinster first round at the weekend.
Click HERE for brief match report from John Knox of Kilkenny People Sports.
Click HERE for images of the game from Willie Dempsey.
Click on Read More below for team pics.
This weekend in Nowlan Park supporters are promised a host of great club action at Senior, Intermediate and Junior action.
First up on Saturday at 2pm will be the replay of the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Relegation Final Replay between Dunnamaggin and St Lachtains. This will be followed at 3.45pm by the eagerly awaited J J Kavanagh & Sons Junior Final between John Lockes and O'Loughlin Gaels.
Then on Sunday it is on to the St Canices Credit Union Senior Hurling Semi-finals. At 2pm Ballyhale Shamrocks take on James Stephens and this will be followed at 3.45 pm by the city derby between Dicksboro and reigning champions O'Loughlin Gaels.
Admission on Saturday will be €10 for adults and €5 for students and pensioners with cash taken on the stiles. On Sunday admission will be by ticket only which will be on sale at various locations around the Grounds. Adult tickets for the double header will cost €15 with students and pensioners paying €10. Under 16's are free on both days.
At this evening's County Committee Meeting in Nowlan Park D J Carey was ratified as under 21 Manager for 2018 in succession to Eddie Brennan.
His management team will be named at a later date.
See story from Kilkenny People Sport HERE