This week sees the exciting climax of the St Canices Credit Union Senior Hurling League and the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Hurling Leagues. Click on Read More below for current standings and overview of present positions. There will be several intriguing games at both senior(Tuesday) and intermediate(Wednesday) level and we will have twitter updates on all the games as they unfold in what is sure to be two extremely exciting evenings of hurling. All games throw in at 6.45pm.
Please note that the St Patricks v Young Irelands game is postponed to Thursday due to a breavement in Gowran.
Click HERE for actions pics from the penultimate round courtesy Willie Dempsey.
On Saturday 26th August 2017 Kilkenny U 14’s, U 15’s and U 16 Hurling Squads will be participating in the National Hurling Day Competitions. Kilkenny U 14’s will compete in the Tony Forristal and Sonny Walsh Competitions in Waterford, the U 15’s will be in the Wexford Competitions and U 16 A & B squads will compete be in the Tipperary Arrabawn competitions. All panels will have twenty four players with 144 hurlers representing Kilkenny on the 26th August. Over 277 hurlers competed for a place on Kilkenny Squads in 2017.
Click on Read More below for all Saturday's details and a Report on the Kilkenny Development Squad programme for 2017.
The Kilkenny under 21 Team to play Derry in the BGE All Ireland Semi-Final in Semple Stadium on Saturday has been named. The game throws in at 4pm and will be followed by the second semi-final between Galway and Limerick at 6pm. Both games will be televised live by TG4 with Radio commentary on the Kilkenny game provided by KCLR 96FM. We will also have score updates on our Twitter feed @KilkennyCLG.
Admission to the Double Header will be - Adults €15; Students/Pensioners €10; únder 16's €5. Seating is Unreserved - "First Come First Served"
Click on Read More below for match day team and subs.
Please be advised that Kilkenny, as with other non participating counties, will receive an extremely low allocation of tickets for the upcoming Hurling Final. This would be similar to what we receive for the Football Final annually. The limited number will be allocated through the clubs.
There will be absolutely no availablility of tickets from Nowlan Park Office.
We thank you for your understanding of the situation.
This weekend saw the opening competetive game at Young Ireland's new facility in Gowran when the host club hosted Thomastown in Round 4 of the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Hurling League. All who attended were loud in their praise for the new facilities and the Young Irelands Club are to be complimented on this great milestone for the club.
And the Club has a major fund-raiser this coming weekend. Kilkenny Country Music Festival in Gowran Park on Sunday August 20th 2017 featuring Mike Denver, Mick Flavin, Declan Nerney, Philomena Begley, Adrian Ryan, Trudi Lalor, Matthew O Donnell, Patrick Feeney & others. Full information & tickets @€25 now on sale through www.kilkennycountrymusicfestival.ie ; Tickets also available at Gowran Pharmacy or Hennessys Shop Gowran.
Click on read more for photo of new facility taken at the weekend (Courtesy Willie Dempsey)