As we enter the week of the All-Ireland the last major event ahead of the final will be the 'Drive for Liam' quiz which as in previous years will be broadcast on KCLR to the forty-one centres throughout the county, plus one centre in Dublin. The quiz will start at 8.30pm sharp, please be at the venues and ready to go. A table of 4 costs €20. This is a wonderful oppertunity for all members of the GAA community to come together and prepare for the big day.
For a full list of venues and prizes click below.
A busy few days culminated on Sunday with the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Intermediate and Senior Football finals in Nowlan Park with Mooncoin claiming the Intermediate title after running out 2-8 to 0-5 winners over Erins Own, while Mullinavat completed three in a row in the Senior with a 1-13 to 0-10 win against Railyard.
On Friday St Lachtains were one point winners over Barrow Rangers in the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior B Hurling League Final. Meanwhile Bennettsbridge were one point winners over Danesfort in the Iverk Produce Junior C league final and James Stephens claimed the Junior D league title with a 4-14 to 2-14 victory over Graignamanagh. Friday also saw Clara run out 1-19 to 0-15 winners over Dicksboro in the St Canice's Credit Union Division 1 final.
Click here for football pics (Willie Dempsey)
Click here for Junior B C D pictures (Willie Dempsey)
Click here for Clara pictures
Click here for Rower Inistioge Vs Carrickshock pictures
Kilkenny will hold their post All-Ireland function in Citywest Hotel, Saggart on August 18th. For all information relating to the accomadation please speak to Citywest directly, click below for full details. For tickets to the Kilkenny GAA banquet on the night of the August 18th, contact Jim Freeman 087-2551507 or John Mackey 087-6509203, tickets priced at €60, kiddies corner tickets avaialble for €15.
Cillín Hill was the venue for the Kilkenny GAA Corporate Dinner on Thursday night. A massive crowd was in attendance to hear world renowned horse racing trainer Aidan O'Brien give a account of his path to success. It was a thoroughly enjoyable interview assisted by Kevin Blake, a leading racing reporter. Next up was our Minor and Senior managers Richie Mulrooney and Brian Cody assess their teams respective seasons and the hurling landscape as they see it. Thank you to all who attended and contributed making the night such a success. For a full list of raffle prize winners click below.
For pictures click here (Willie Dempsey and Martin Rowe)
Kilkenny GAA hosted a huge number of print and broadcast media on Thursday in Langton House Hotel for the pre All-Ireland press event. The purpose of such an event is to assist the media and provide updates on both our minor and senior teams ahead of the All-Ireland Final Vs Tipperary and Galway respectively on Aug 18th. Kilkenny GAA would like to thanks our sponsors Glanbia plc/Avonmore Milk for thie support for the event.
For pictures, click here (Willie Dempsey & Kilkenny GAA)