The weekend provided Kilkenny with two great victories. First up on Saturday St Kierans College secured the Leinster Post Primary Schools A Hurling title with a good win over St Peters College Wexford. Then on Sunday the Piltown Camogie team captured the AIB All Ireland Intermediate Club title. Kilkenny GAA congratulates both teams on their great achievements.
Click HERE for match report on Leinster Post Primary Schools A Final from Leinster GAA.
Click HERE for match report on All Ireland Club Intermediate Camogie Final from GAA.ie
An important Information Seminar on GAA Insurance will take place in Hotel Kilkenny on this Wednesday 4th March at 7.30pm.
Insurance is a most important ALL DAY, EVERY DAY part of our Clubs and Games activities. The area covers use of Facilities, Reducing Risks, Events, Players of all ages, Spectators etc. etc.. It is often, complex, time consuming and can be both frustrating and expensive if anything goes amiss. Click on Read More below for further information.
Last Thursday evening representaives from all clubs involved in coaching under 12, under 10 and under 8's met in Newpark Hotel. The programme for the coming season was outlined together with explanations on the format of Go Games Blitzes.
Click on Read More below for all the information from the evening.
26 stewards from clubs all over Kilkenny took part in the first stewards course in Nowlan Park over the weekend. A second course takes place this coming week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. The course was delivered by Pat Cahill of Longford GAA and P J Kelly of Laois GAA. The reaction from all the participants was hugely positive with the emphasis on participation and all derived great fun from the experience. There are still some places available on this week's course. Contact Seamus Reade on 085-1389397 if you are interested. The course carries a certification from Portabello Institute. Click on Read More below for group photograph.read more
Following a comprehensive win over Good Counsel in the semi-final St Kierans College take on St Peters of Wexford in the Leinster Post Primary Schools A Final in Netwatch Cullen Park this coming Saturday 28th February at 2pm.
Click HERE for images of semi-final courtesy Willie Dempseyread more
Two IT Information sessions have been arranged for Club Officers as follows:
Southern Clubs: Tuesday 10th March - Scoil Aireagail, Ballyhale at 7.30pm
Northern Clubs: Wednesday 11th March - Kilkenny Education Centre. Callan Road at 7,30pm
The sessions will cover the Servasport Registration system, Club E Mail, Social Media and Score Updates.
Please book your place by emailing Itofficer.firstname.lastname@example.org more
Although the result on the field was disappointing, the new Media Area in the revamped Ardan Breathnach proved a real winner with the visiting radio and print journalists at Nowlan Park on Sunday. The revised centre incorporates the Event Control Room, PA Announcer/Scoreboard Operator Room, Radio Area for 8 radio stations and press area for over 30 journalists. A TV studio is also near completion. The whole area is served by high speed broadband. Also this weekend Stadium announcer Sean Doherty and PRO Seamus Reade attended Stadium Announcer's seminar in Croke Park.
Click HERE for images of the new centre and Croke Park seminar.read more