Allianz Hurling League Division IA: Galway 3-11 Kilkenny 0-17
Galway made the perfect start to their Allianz Hurling League Division IA campaign by beating the reigning league and All-Ireland champions Kilkenny in a fine game at Pearse Stadium, Salthill on Sunday afternoon.
Kilkenny 4-24 Laois 1-13
A huge crowd turned out on a bright showery evening in O’Moore Park Portlaoise on Wednesday evening to see the home side in their sixth final.
For Laois it was their first appearance since they met Kilkenny in 1990 as they sought to emulate the achievement of their 1983 side that took the provincial title on a 3-13 to 4-8 victory over Wexford. Early arrivals to the grounds.............Read More
In the game Kilkenny took the initiative from the throw in and with the start Laois.....................Read More
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Leinster GAA Hurling Championship Final: Galway 2-21 Kilkenny 2-11
Galway claimed a historic first-ever Leinster GAA Hurling Championship title with a remarkable win over Kilkenny at Croke Park on Sunday.
Kilkenny were bidding for an eighth successive provincial title, but the Tribesmen enjoyed a stunning first half, totally dominated after Joe Canning hammered home a third minute goal.
Galway raced into a 1-6 to 0-0 lead with Kilkenny taking a full 20 minutes before Henry Shefflin finally hit their first score of the game.
Kilkenny produced a typically brilliant performance at a very wet Portlaoise to completely overpower Dublin and ease into their eighth Leinster final in a ro
Kilkenny secured their place in the the Allianz HL Division One final with a storming second-half performance winning on a final score line of 1-20 to 0-14 and will now face Cork, who defeated Tipperary, in the final in a fortnight’s time. Clare competed well with Kilkenny in the first half, but the gap between the divisions was all too apparent in the second period as Kilkenny took their opponents apart.