The Final Hurlers Co-Op Draw for 2016 took place this week.
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Kilkenny GAA would like to thank all those who both sold and purchased tickets this year.
One of the main fund-raising events ahead of the All Ireland Final is our Corporate Dinner at Cillin Hill. In two weeks time Kilkenny play their 10th All Ireland Final in 11 years and we are hugely appreciative of the business community who year on year turn out in support of our great team. The 2016 event takes place at Cillin Hill on Sunday 28th August. A table of 10 costs €700 and we are delighted to invite individuals and/or couples to attend also. Our guest speaker will be Mick Galway and the evening also includes a pre All Ireland interview with Brian Cody.
Tables can be booked with Barry Hickey on 087-6975212 or Jim Freeman on 087-2551507
With just over two weeks to go to the All Ireland Final, the Supporters Club are busily preparing for the big day. Watch out for the Supporters Club Wagon which will provide all the colour you need in support of the team on All Ireland Day. Their first port of call will be Loughboy Shopping Centre this coming Saturday August 20th. On the following weekend you can catch up with them at the Iverk Show in Piltown on Saturday 27th.
You can also help by joining the Supporters Club - Personal Membership €20.
The Club is also organising a 3 person golf team event in Gowran Park on Tuesday 30th August. Entry is €150 and time slots are available from Jim Freeman on 087-2551507 or Seamus Reade on 085-1389397. Prizes consist of Golf vouchers for some of Ireland's best courses including Mount Juliet and Mount Wolsley and Hotel Breaks at City West and Flynn Hotels. The time-sheet is filling fast but there are some times still available.
The very popular "Drive for Liam" Quiz takes place again in the run up to the All Ireland. There will be a venue in every club area together with our Supporters Club in Dublin and Armagh. The event, hosted by John Walsh of KCLR, takes place on Thursday 25th August. Entry is a mere €20 per team of 4 with a fantastic first prize of 8 All Ireland tickets, Accomodation at City West for 8 people and 8 Banquet tickets.
This year we have an extra prize of All Ireland Tickets for the best under 18 team.
We also have our special travel raffle prize for all participants in association with Marble City Travel. The prize this year is a city break to either New York, Boston, Chicago or Washington.
We will update the list of venues in the coming days as they become available.
This is your chance to join supporters all over the county and beyond in support of our team as we count down to Sept 4th.
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And so it begins! Kilkenny will play great rivals and neighbours Tipperary in the All Ireland Final on Sunday 4th September. In advance of the big day County Chairman Ned Quinn has called on supporters to get behind the team by supporting the various events which are planned over the coming weeks. " We are privileged to be witnessing an unprecedented period of success for the County and we wish to ensure that the panel has everything they need for the All Ireland weekend. The main fundraisers will be the Corporate Banquet on Sun 28th, the Radio Quiz on Thurs 25th and a Golf Classic in Gowran Park on Tuesday 30th.
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