Kilkenny GAA will host a very important Coaching Conference in Hotel Kilkenny on Monday night next March 31st at 7.30pm. Speakers will include Dr Tadhg Crowley who will speak on "Depression awareness and the promotion of Positive Health and Wellbeing messages in our clubs", Martin Fogarty who will speak on "Games based approach to training" and Dr Clare Lodge who who will speak on "Injury Prevention Programme". All coaches involved in the promotion of Gaelic Games From Juvenile to Adult in Kilkenny - Club, Primary and Secondary Schools and Development Squads are invited to attend. Click on Read More below for full details.
The Kilkenny team to play Wexford in Sunday's Allianz League Quarter-Final has been announced. There are four changes from the side that started in last weekend's Round 5 tussle with Waterford. Conor Fogarty replaces Brian Kennedy in the No 5 position while Kieran Joyce replaces Cillian Buckley who is injured. T J Reid come in for Henry Shefflin and Richie Power replacies Jonjo Farrell. Michael Fennelly is named among the subs. For full team click on Read More below.
Supporters are reminded to purchase tickets before 12.30 on Sunday at the usual Supermarket outlets to avail of €5 discount. Adult tickets will cost €20 outside Wexford Park. Students and Pensioner tickets will cost €15 with under 16's free.
The historic and eagerly awaited Masita GAA All Ireland Post Primary Schools Senior Hurling A Final between Kilkenny CBS and St Kierans College will be played in Nowlan Park on Saturday 5th April with a 5pm throw in. The game wil be preceded by the B Final between Colaiste Phobal Ros Cre and Cross & Passion Ballycastle at 3.15pm.
This is a unique opportunity for hurling supporters in Kilkenny to see the very best of schools action. It also affords clubs the chance to support their individual club players involved with both Kilkenny Schools on this very special occasion. Click HERE on reports from GAA.ie of the semi-final victories last weekend.
Kilkenny's Allianz Hurling League Quarter-Final with Wexford takes place in Wexford Park this coming Sunday March 30th. With summer time beginning this weekend this game throws in at 3.30pm. Ticket prices for the game have also been announced. Adult tickets on match day will cost €20 with a €5 discount available for tickets purchased in advance. Students/Pensioners tickets will cost €15 with under 16's free. Supporters are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance and to arrive early in Wexford Park. Cash will not be taken on the turnstiles but tickets will be on sale outside the ground. Season Ticket holders should use their cards at the designated stiles.
Kilkenny 4-22 Waterford 0-14
Despite a sluggish start Kilkenny put in a strong second half performance to see off Waterford in Round 5 of the Allianz Hurling League. A crowd of almost 9,000 saw Kilkenny completely outclass the Déise side after half time a result which saw them finish in second place in Division 1A behind All Ireland Champions Clare. They now take on Wexford in the Quarter-Final in Wexford Park next Sunday with the winners taking on the winners of the Galway v Limerick quarter-final in the semi-final.