The biggest day on the local GAA calendar is almost upon us and what a day it promises to be. The Michael Lyng Motors Hyundai Intermediate final between Thomastown and Tullaroan has a throw-in of 1pm while the St Canice Credit Union Senior final between Ballyhale Shamrocks and James Stephens will have a 3pm start. Both games promise to be rip roaring contests, with huge prizes on offer for the victors.
Due to technical difficulties with the Tickets.ie system, sales for tomorrow's games have been suspended. We apologies to all supporters for difficulties encountered. As a gesture of goodwill admission to tomorrows County Fins will be €15 for all adults, Students and OAPs will remain at €10, pensioner passes are not valid for this game.
This Sunday at UPMC Nowlan Park, the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior Championship Final between Conahy Shamrocks and O'Loughlin Gaels will throw-in at 4pm. It will be preceded by the second semi-final in the St Canice's CU Senior Championship between Ballyhale Shamrocks and O'Loughlin Gaels at 2pm.
For a preview of the junior game from Junior Board PRO, John Stapleton, click below.
The Kilkenny Supporters Club will hold a Raffle on the day of the Kilkenny County Final, October 27th. Tickets are €10 , a book of six costs €50. Tickets are on sale through all clubs, county board delegates and online here.
Prizes include 1st €3,000, 2nd €1,000, 3rd €1,000, 4th LG 43' Smart LED TV (Electrocity), 5th Toshiba 32' Smart LED TV (Electrocity), 6th Overnight stay in Hunters Yard, Mount Juliet, 7th €100 Elverys voucher, 8th 2 VIP passes to Kilkenny's first home game in the 2020 league.
Please support the Senior Hurlers Training & Holiday Fund over the next few weeks. Tickets will be on sale in UPMC Nowlan Park on Sunday at the senior semi-final and the junior final.
The semi-final battle between O'Loughlin Gaels and Ballyhale Shamrocks for the last spot in the St Canice's Credit Union Final has been fixed for UPMC Nowlan Park this Sunday at 2pm. It promises to be a great game with lots of quality on show. The winners will face James Stephens in the final on Sunday Oct 27th.
The second game of the day on Sunday will be the JJ Kavanagh and Sons Junior Final between O'Loughlin Gaels and Conahy Shamrocks. Both teams are fully deserving of their spots in the final having played some fantastic hurling enroute to the decider. This game has a throw-in of 4pm.
Tickets for the games this Sunday are available in participating Centra and Supervalu stores, we advise patrons to pre-purchase tickets to avoid delays on the day. We also appeal to all patrons attending games in UPMC Nowlan Park to please park responsibly and in designated car parks such as O'Loughlin Gaels, McDonagh Junction, Kilkenny County Council car park off Maudlin Street.
Following Monday's County Board meeting Kilkenny GAA is delighted to announce a 10 year sponsorship agreement with UPMC, a world-renowned healthcare provider and insurer that has been caring for patients in the South East for over a decade. Nowlan Park, home to Kilkenny GAA is to be renamed UPMC Nowlan Park under the agreement.
Click below for a full press release relating to the sponsorship agreement.