Supporters are reminded that the final Training Session on Thursday evening will be open to the Public. The session is due to start at 6.30 and gates will be open from 5.30. Due to the continuing work on the Old Stand, admission will be from the Hebron Road only to Ardan de Gras. Following the session the panel will have a team meeting after which the line-up for the replay will be announced. The Supporters Club will be present behind the stand where membership, banquet tickets and players' training and holiday fund raffle tickets will all be available.
In the meantime, Clubs and Former Players should ensure that all match tickets are collected before 2pm on Wednesday as the intention is that the Office will be closed on Thursday and Friday in advance of the replay on Saturday.
Important Information re Post Match Banquet at City West
Kilkenny GAA wish to advise supporters who intend attending the Post match Banquet in City West on Saturday night that they should secure their tickets(€50) without delay. Because of other functions at City West this weekend the number of tickets for the Banquet are limited and going fast. Please contact Jim Freeman of the Supporters Club on 087-2551507. Tickets can be collected at the Open Training Session on Thursday night. Please note unused Banquet tickets for Sept 7th are not valid this weekend.
This evening in Nowlan Park the draws were made for the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Quarter-Finals and the J J Kavanagh and Sons Juniore Quarter-Finals. In the Intermediate Mullinavat will play the winners of the Emeralds/Young Irelands replay, St Patricks take on Dunnamaggin, Lisdowney play Tullogher Rosbercon while Thomastown will play Graigue Ballycallan in the final game.
In the Junior Piltown play Bennettsbridge, Galmoy take on Blacks and Whites with Mooncoin playing Kilmacow in the 3rd quarter-final. The 4th semi-final spot will come from the winners of Section B. O Loughlin Gaels await opponents from James Stephens and the winner of the Ballyhale v St Matins replay.
With just 6 days to go to the Replay whet your appetite by viewing this video from GAA.ie which captures really well the fantastic occasion that was the drawn game on Sept 7th. Click HERE
In the meantime you can support the Senior Players Training and Holiday Fund Raffle by clicking HERE. Tickets also available from Club and County Board officials or from Nowlan Park Office.
Please note that Nowlan Park Office hours this coming week is 10am to 2pm Monday to Thursday. The office will be closed on Friday 27th - the day before replay.
Tickets for the All Ireland Final Replay will be distributed to clubs this Friday. Kilkenny GAA would like to advise that we received a very limited supply of Family tickets but we regret that the allocation will not come near to satisfying the requests from families at club level. Please note that tickets for the replay are available through clubs only and there will not be a public sale in Nowlan Park. Tickets for former players can be collected from Nowlan Park on Thursday, Friday and Monday mornings from 10am to 2pm.
Meanwhile a limited number of post match Banquet tickets at City West are available from the Supporters Club. The meal is timed for 9.30pm and tickets at €50 can be booked by contacting Jim Freeman on 087-2551507.
Kilkenny's final training session, on Thursday 25th September, will be open to the public. Entry will be to Ardan de Gras only. The Kilkenny team will be announced after training that evening.