Each year the Kilkenny Yearbook Committee collates all club fixtures, match regulations, club and county board contacts into the Kilkenny GAA Fixtures Handbook. This invalubale resource is available online under the 'Resources' tab on the top right of this home page. A hard copy version had been distributed to all clubs via their county board reps. This is an incredible resource for all GAA volunteers at both administrative and coaching level within the county.
The death has occurred of Monsignor Edward “Ned” Kavanagh in Sacramento. Edward is the Last surviving member of Kilkenny 1947 All Ireland Senior Hurling team that beat Cork in the Final when he went in as a sub at centre-back. The win was the sole McCarthy Cup victory in the famine that lasted from the 1939 win over Cork to the 1957 win over Waterford. Click for full details.
Please Note: Feile Qualifiers due to be played this Monday have been postponed due to pitches being unplayable. These games will be played on Sunday March 25th with the final rounds being played on Good Friday.
There was a large crowd in Nowlan Park on Thursday night for the Post-primary schools presentation night. All Kilkenny Post-primary schools in Kilkenny and in surrounding counties where Kilkenny students attend were represented. This presentation night has been running since 1991 and is a recognition of the huge work that teachers do in promoting gaelic games within our schools.
Newpark Hotel played host to the National Cumann na mBunscol Awards ceremony on Friday Night March 9th. 230 guests came together from all over the country to celebrate promotion of Gaelic games in our primary schools. Awards' categories sought to celebrate excellence in promotion of Gaelic games in small and large schools. Click for full article.
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