At Monday evening's County Board Meeting the Kilkenny Inter County Management Teams for 2016 were ratified. Brian Cody and his team continue again in 2016 and this marks Brian's 18th season at the helm. The big news on the night was the appointment of Eddie Brennan as manager of the Under 21 side. Pat Hoban continues as Minor Manager with Pat O Grady in charge of the Intermediate side.
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Bennettsbridge and Glenmore both advanced in the Leinster Club Championship at the weekend. Bennettsbridge had it all to do against Bray Emmetts in the Intermediate Champiuonship but a strong final quarter saw them pull through 0-18 to 1-6. Glenmore had a hugely convincing win over Scoil Ui Chonaill in the Junior Championship. Meanwhile Damesfort put in a very respectable performance in the Junior Football Championship losing out eventually to Milltown of Westmeath 1-11 to 1-7.
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Click HERE for pictures from the Bennettsbridge v Bray Emmets game
URGENT VENUE CHANGES
Bennettsbridge's game v Bray Emmets in the AIB Leinster Intrermediate Club Championship has been moved from Aughrim to Arklow with a 12.30pm throw in. Please spread the word to all concerned.
Glenmore will now play Scoil Ui Chonaill at Scoil Ui Chonaill's Ground at 95 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3.
Seven of Kilkenny's All Ireland winning side were announced in the 2015 All Stars Team earlier today. We today congratulate Paul Murphy, Joey Holden, Cillian Buckley, Michael Fennelly, Richie Hogan, T J Reid and Ger Aylward. It was first time awards for Joey and Ger and caps a fantastic year for both.
The awards will be presented at the Awards Ceremony in Dublin this Friday night where the Player of the Year will also be announced.
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Last Sunday it was the turn of our minor stars to light up Nowlan Park. In the B decider John Lockes proved too strong for a young Dunnamaggin team while in a thrilling A decider Dicksboro finished that bit stronger to run out 2 point winners over a game O'Loughlin Gaels side.
Picture shows Bord na nÓg Chairman Willie Dempsey presenting the trophy to Dicksboro Captain. Also in picture is Cathal O Neill representing sponsors Kilkenny Honda Centre. Click HERE for more pics.