The Kilkenny U-20 team that will face Laois in the Leinster Quarter Final on Monday night in O'Moore Park, Portlaoise has been named. Click below for full details.
The game has a throw-in time of 7.30pm.
It has been confirmed that Kilkenny will play Laois in the Leinster Hurling U-20 Quarter Final in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise on Monday next June 24th at 7.30pm. The winner of this fixture will play Galway in the Leinster S/F in early July.
Kilkenny’s Poc Fada returns to Gowran Park Race Course on Thursday 27th June with the winners going on to represent the county in the Leinster Final in July. In 2018 over 50 competitors participated in the Adult and Under 16 competitions over a 1 kilometre course down the finishing straight. Click below for full details.
Saturday next promises to be a hectic day for all Kilkenny GAA fans. On Saturday evening all roads lead to Innovate Wexford Park at 7pm for the meeting of Kilkenny and Wexford with both sides hoping to come away with victory to guarantee a place in the Leinster decider on June 30th. Tickets for this game are in huge demand, ticket details can be found here and to purchase ticket online click here. Tickets will also be available in usual Centra and Supervalu outlets.
Blacks and Whites and Glenmore will clash in what will be the first game of the evening in Wexford on Saturday. This is the Leinster Club SH League Division 2 Final and has a throw-in time of 4.30pm (note time change).
Saturday also sees the Kilkenny minor hurlers take on Kildare in Newbridge at 1pm in a Leinster Semi-Final, and both of the Kilkenny Celtic Challenge teams will be on the road also with Kilkenny Amber Vs Galway McDonagh in Clara, Offaly at 1pm and Kilkenny Black Vs Dublin Plunketts at 12pm in Abbottstown. Meanwhile the Junior Footballers will take on Scotland on Saturday at 6pm in Clydeank CSH.
Click read more to see Garda advice for supporters travelling to Wexford on Saturday evening.
The annual Kilkenny Senior Hurlers Race and Family Fun Day will take place on Monday June 3rd at Gowran Racecourse. There will be seven top class races on the day, with a best dressed competiton for both ladies and gents. There will also be a BBQ and garden party with lots of family fun activities such as Boucy castles and Bungee Runs.
Gates open at 12pm, first race at 2pm. There will be free buses from Kilkenny Castle form 12pm. Admission will be €15 but there is a 33% discount if pre-purchased on Gowranpark.ie. Concession tickets are also available through local clubs. U-16's are free.
Click here for photos from the Race Day launch. (Willie Dempsey)