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)
Please note that South Under 15 squad meets in Thomastown on THURSDAY evening at 6.30.
Kilkenny under 14 Sonny Walsh panel will train on Wednesday evening at 6:30 in St Kierens College. Click on Read More below for list of players.
Meanwhile the under 16 squads have games against Dublin on Thursday evening. Click on Read More below for panels.
The Final Draw in this Years Hurlers Co-Op took place last evening in Piltown.
Click on Read More below for all the winners.
Kilkenny GAA sincerely thanks all those who supported and promoted the Draw again in 2017.
Local clubs return to action this weekend in the penultimate round of the St Canices Credit Union Senior and Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Leagues, The weekend also sees the final round in the JJ Kavanagh and Sons Junior Leagues with all games here down for decision on Sunday. And the action gets underway on Thursday evening with a juicy local derby between Tullaroan and Graigue Ballycallan in Freshford. With both teams on 4 points this is surely a game to set the tone for all the action at the weekend. Watch out for the usual programmes covering all the games for all grades. The Final Round of the Senior League takes place on Tuesday 22nd August with the Intermediate games on Wednesday 23rd. You can find all the fixtures on our Fixtures Page.
The 36th edition of the Lisdowney Sevens, sponsored by Lisdowney Wind Farms, came to a successful conclusion at the weekend.
Congratulations to Young Irelands, winners of the Lisdowney Windfarm 7s Sweeney Cup 2017. Worthy runners up were Dicksboro who put in a great performance.
Congratulations to James Stephens, winners of the Kilkenny Supporters Club Shield Final 2017. Runners up were Naas who put in a fantastic performance in an exciting match that went to extra time.
Player of the Tournament was Young Ireland's Charlie Fitzgerald. Well done Charlie!
Click HERE for images of the day from Willie Dempsey