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.
Ahead of Saturday evening's Qualifier there will be a Public Sale of Tickets in Nowlan Park on Wednesday 28th June as follows:
11am to 2pm
5.30pm to 7.30pm
Tickets cost €15 for Adults and €5 for Children
Tickets are also on sale at the usual Supermarket outlets
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Following this morning's draw Kilkenny will play Limerick in the All Ireland Qualifiers Round 1 in Nowlan Park this coming Saturday evening with a 7pm throw in. The game will be televised live by Sky Sports with Radio commentary by KCLR 96FM.
The game will be ALL TICKET on an un-reserved basis but Stand Specific i.e "First Come First Served" but no facility to transfer inside the Ground. Click on Read More below for all the ticket prices.
Orders for stand tickets are presently being processed through the clubs. Tickets are also available now on-line and through the usual supermarket outlets. Season Ticket Holders will be contacted directly by Croke Park this week regarding procedures for this fixture.
Further information will be posted here as it becomes available.
Gowran Park Racecourse hosted the Kilkenny Final of the Poc Fada on a beautiful Summer's Evening. There were approximately 40 entries for the competitions held over a kilometre course down the finishing straight of the pitcuresque Kilkenny Race Track. Jamie Harkin from Bennettsbridge was the winner of the under 16 compettition while Pat Lyng from The Rower Inistioge won the adult event. Both Jamie and Pat will now represent Kilkenny in the Leinster Final next weekend on Howth Head.
Presentations were made by Bord na nOg Chairman John Byrne and County Board Chairman Ned Quinn. Refreshments were provided afterwards for all participants and their markers.
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Click HERE for images of the evening from Willie Dempsey.