This weekend all three Kilkenny club champions are in action in AIB Leinster Club semi-finals. On Saturday Carrickshock travel to Trim to take on Kiltale in the Intermediate grade. Also on Saturday Mooncoin will host St Oliver Plunketts of Westmeath in Nowlan Park in the junior semi-final. Then on Sunday O'Loughlin Gaels take on Oulart the Ballagh in Innovate Wexford Park in the senior semi-final. All games have 2pm throw ins. We will have full updates on our twitter feed.
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Jackie Tyrrell today announced his retirement from inter county hurling. Jackie has had a fantastic inter county career over 14 years. He made his championship debut against Offaly in the Leinster Championship in 2005 and ended his career with 9 All Ireland Medals, 11 Leinster Senior medals, 6 National Hurling League Medals and four 4 All stars.
Kilkenny County Board Chairman Ned Quinn thanked Jackie for his tremendous contribution to Kilkenny hurling and wished him well in his retirement.
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All Kilkenny Clubs have now confirmed their participation in the 2017 National Féile and we are very thankful for their tremendous committment to the event. Clubs are now asked to make formal application before November 11th.
Click HERE for application form which must be returned to Hannah Horan, Féile na nGael, Aras Laighean., Portlaoise with a cheque for €150 before Nov 11th.
Closing date this Friday 11th Nov.
Scor na nÓg - for participants under 17 - takes place at James Stephens Clubhouse in Larchfield on Wednesday 16th Nov at 7pm. Over recent years there has been an increase in the number of clubs participating but it is still not reflective of the talent that exists in our clubs in areas such as solo singing, dancing and instrumental music.
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Click HERE for application form.
Further Information from Paul Fitzgerald on 087-9745960
Following this weekend's action the fixtures involving Kilkenny Clubs in the AIB Leinster Club Championship has become clearer. In the Senior Grade O'Loughlin Gaels now travel to Innovate Wexford Park to play Oulart the Ballagh in the semi-final on Sunday 20th Nov. Winners will play St Mullins or Cuala in the Final on Dec 4th. In the Intermediate grade Carrickshock play Kiltale of Meath in the semi-final in Trim on Sat 19th Nov. Winners play either Celbridge or Bray Emmets in the Final on Dec 3rd or 4th. In the Junior grade Mooncoin will play Oliver Plunketts of Westmeath at a Kilkenny venue TBC on Nov 19th. The winners will have home advantage in the final v Ratoath, Rosenallis or Clontarf on Dec 3rd.
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