At the May County Board Meeting the winners of the Gaeltacht Scholarships to Ring were drawn and announced.
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This weekend sees action in Round 2 of the St Canices Credit Union Senior Hurling League, the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Hurling League and the J J Kavanagh and Sons Junior Hurling League. With games beginning on Friday evening at 7pm we have drawn up a chronological list of fixtures covering all three grades to allow you plan your attendance at games. Click on Read More below for details. Click HERE for a flavour of the action from Round 1 courtesy Willie Dempsey.
We hope to have score updates on all games via our Twitter service on @KilkennyCLG
Cork 4-18 Kilkenny 3-21
Cork and Kilkenny played out a thrilling draw in the Friends of Jamie Wall challenge game in Pairc Ui Rinn on Saturday evening. A crowd of almost 4,000 turned out and they were treated to a high scoring encounter with both sides doing their utmost at the end to secure victory. The game saw the return to action of both Padraig Walsh and Richie Power following injuries while a number of newcomers were given the opportunity to impress. Kilkenny's first outing in the championship will be on June 21st in the Leinster semi-final.
Click HERE for images of the game from Cork photographer George Hatchell.
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The 2015 J J Kavanagh & Sons sponsored Intermediate Football Final takes place in Nowlan Park on Saturday evening at 5pm. Dicksboro will be all out to return to the senior grade when they take on Danesfort in the final Both teams registered the same score 2-11 in their quarter-final wins. County Hurling star Paul Murphy will play at full forward on the Danesfort team while Cillian Buckley is listed among the subs on the Boro team.
For those attending the game please note that admission will be to Ardan Breathnach only through Stiles 28 to 31 on O'Loughlin Road.
Click HERE for souvenir programme produced for the game
For the third year in a row Nowlan Park has hosted a major inter county fixture with a near full house. All four participating counties were loud in their praise for all the arrangements put in place. A crowd of 16,445 attended and created a tremendous atmosphere in the compact Nowlan Park Stadium. There were some very favourable comments on the stewarding, The Munster Express in particular going out of their way to praise the attitude of the stewards on duty on Sunday. Kilkenny GAA would like to place on record our gratitude to all who helped out or contributed in any way to enhance the reputation of Nowlan Park.
Click HERE for some images of the day from Willie Dempsey.