The Kilkenny Under 21 Team for Wednesday evening's Bord Gais Energy Leinster Final against Wexford in Innovate Wexford Park has been announced. Brian Ryan and his selectors have been able to name senior panelists Diarmuid Cody and Chris Bolger, who have both recovered from injuries, in the starting line-up. Dicksboro's Kevin Kenny is named at corner forward.
The Under 21 side required a last minute goal to get past Dublin in the quarter-final and were hanging on in the end over a rampant Carlow side in the semi-final. Wexford had impressive victories over Kildare and Offaly on their way to the final and will start as firm favourites on their home turf to make it three Leinster titles on the trot. Throw in is at 7.30pm and admission is €10 and €5(Students/Pensioners) with under 16's free. Click on Read More below for full team and panel.read more
Both Kilkenny Minor and Senior teams secured Leinster titles in Croke Park on Sunday and lined up All Ireland Semi-Final appearances on August 9th.
Click HERE for Senior Match Repot from GAA.ie
Click HERE for Minor Match Report from Leinster GAA
Click HERE for Images of Senior Game from Willie Dempsey
Click HERE for Images of Minor Game from Willie Dempseyread more
See details of Under 14 Squad games v Tipperary on Tuesday next.
Watch out for further squad news as it becomes avaiable.
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Best of luck to The Graigue Ballycallan Ballad group who have been invited to sing in Croke Park on Sunday during half-time in the Minor Match on Leinster Final Day. We have no doubt they will do both Graigue Ballycallan and Kilkenny proud! The group also repreesented Kilkenny in the Leinster Scor Finals.
The group is made up of: Trish Power, Anne Ging, Nicola Molloy, Tracy Millea, Mary B Dunphy, Vinny Cleere and Alex McCluskey!read more
Both Kilkenny Managers, Brian Cody and Pat Hoban, were in the happy position of naming unchanged teams from the original selections for their respective semi-finals two weeks ago, when the teams were announced after training this Friday evening. That means that Colin Fennelly, who was a late withdrawal for the Wexford game, resumes his No 14 position with John Power reverting to the subs bench. Lester Ryan, who was unavailable for the semi-final due to an ankle injury returns to the match day panel.
Click on Read More below for both teams.
Kilkenny supporters are encouraged to arrive in Croke Park to support the Minor team as they try to retain their Leinster title against Dublin. Throw In here is 2pm.read more
Ticket prices and packages have now been announced for the Leinster Minor and Senior Finals on Sunday week 5th July. Tickets are now on sale at the usual Centra and Supervalu outlets. They are also available to purchase on-line at GAA.ie - Click HERE for link to the ticket purchasing page.
Tickets will also be available through many of our clubs early next week.
There will also be a Public Sale in Nowlan Park on Thursday 2nd July from 6pm to 8pm.
Click on Read More below for full details of prices and a list of Supermarket outlets in this area
Season Ticket Holders will receive an email re printing off tickets for this game.
Senior training sessions on Wednesday and Friday, both at 7pm, will be open to the public with admission to Ardan de Gras only. Enter via Hebron Road.read more
The Kilkenny Intermediates are the fourth county side in 10 days to play in a Leinster Semi-Final. They play Galway in Tullamore on Wednesday evening with a 7.30pm throw in. The winners will play Wexford in the Leinster Final in two weeks time.
The Kilkenny team was announced after training this evening and the stand-out news is the selection of Michael Rice at centre forward. Click on Read More below for full team and panel.
We will have score updates from Tullamore on our Twitter feed @KilkennyCLG
Kilkenny GAA wishes Pat O'Grady and his team all the very best.read more
Last weekend was a great one for Kilkenny Football and it is probably fitting that the J J Kavanagh & Sons Senior County Final between great rivals Railyard and Muckalee rounds off the week. Many of the team that captured the British Junior Football Championship will be in action in Nowlan Park on Saturday evening - throw in 7pm. Last weekend also O'Loughlin Gaels won Division 6 of Feile Peil and Danesfort reached the final of Division 10. And in a recent Primary Schools Blitz in Nowlan Park involving Wexford, Carlow, Laois and Kilkenny two Kilkenny teams reached the final and this was the third year in a row that this happened. It was also heartening to see the enjoyment our under 10's had when they played football on the occasion of recent Festival of Games in Nowlan Park. Admission to Nowlan Park on Saturday evening will be just €5 with Ardán De Gras side only openread more