Following this morning's draw the GAA has just announced that the two games will be played in Semple Stadium on Saturday evening - Tipperary v Dublin at 5pm followed by Kilkenny v Waterford at 7pm. The game will be all ticket with designated seating. The Kilkenny game will be televised by Sky Sports.
As with the Round One game we will be initially accepting ticket orders from our clubs and will announce details of any public sales as soon as arrangements are in place. Tickets will also be available on line and at the usual Supermarket outlets. Tickets will cost €25 for adults and €5 for under 16's. Refunds of €5 will be available at designated stiles for students and Pensioners. Terrace tickets are €20 and €5.
Season Ticket holders will be accommodated in Ardan O Coinneain (Old Stand) and on this occasion they will need to print off tickets for the game. Croke Park will be emailing all Season Ticket holders this week.
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Given that the Kilkenny seniors will be in action in Round 2 of the Qualifiers the Senior and Intermediate Round 4 games fixed for next weekend are postponed until further notice.
The Round 4 Junior games will go ahead. The Junior games fixed for Saturday are brought forward to Friday night.
Junior Clubs are asked to submit their teams to firstname.lastname@example.org on or beforeTuesday night for Round 4 Programme.
Kilkenny had to pull out all the stops to see off a dogged Limerick challenge in the All Ireland Qualifier played in front of just under 16,000 at Nowlan Park on Saturday evening. They now go into an open draw for Round 2 along with Dublin, Tipperary and Waterford. The draw will be live on RTE Radio 1 at 8.35 on Monday morning with games scheduled to take place next weekend. Times and venues will be announced on Monday.
Click HERE for match report from GAA.ie including some video highlights
Click HERE for images of the game courtesy Willie Dempsey
There are four changes on the Kilkenny team to play Limerick from the side that lost to Wexford. The main headline is that Michael Fennelly returns at midfield for his first game since suffering an injury against Waterford in last years semi-final. There are starts too for Joey Holden and Joe Lyng in defence whilst Chris Bolger starts in the half forward line.
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Tickets for Ardan de Gras and Ardan Breathnach are now all sold. Tickets for Ardan O Cearbhaill and the Terrace will be on sale in the usual Supermarkets tomorrow. Tickets will also be on sale outside the Ground. Supporters are also reminded not to bring bags to Nowlan Park for the game.
Following a review of safety procedures with the relevant statutory authorities, and in line with the policy now in vogue at other major venues Kilkenny GAA can confirm that patrons will not be permitted to take large bags and backpacks into Nowlan Park for the Kilkenny v Limerick Qualifier this Saturday evening.
“Smaller bags will be permitted but may be subject to searches and patrons are urged not to bring bags at all where possible. We would like to thank our patrons in advance for their co-operation with this matter and urge all supporters to arrive in good time to avoid delays”.
As of Tea Time on Wednesday Ardan de Gras has been sold out, There are still some tickets left for Ardan Breathnach but the advice is to purchase them well in advance to ensure you have a seat.
Tickets are available at the usual Supermarkets all over the County. Click on Read More below for list.