The second round defeat to Dublin in the Leinster Minor championship was a distant memory on Sunday when the Kilkenny Minors stormed into the Electric Ireland All Ireland Minor Final with 1-23 to 1-14 victory over All Ireland Champions Waterford after extra time. They now meet the winners of the second semi-final between Galway and Limerick.
Click HERE for images of the day, courtesy Martin Rowe and Willie Dempsey
Click HERE for match report from GAA.ie.
Click on Read More below for Kilkenny team photo and match report from Bord na nÓg PRO Patrick O Flynn.
In Thomastown on Friday evening Bennettsbridge were always in control and ran out comfortable 4-10 to 0-7 winners over Carrigeen in the J J Kavanagh and Son sponsored Joe Walsh Cup Final. Picture shows Ronan Walsh (Son of Joe Walsh) presenting the trophy to Bridge captain Patrick O Neill. Also in picture is South Board Chairman Pat Dunphy and Joe Walsh's grand-daughters.
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The Kilkenny Teams to play in Sunday's All Ireland Semi-Finals were announced after their respective training sessions this evening. Brian Cody and his management team have made two changes from the starting line up from the Leinster Final. Michael Fennelly starts at centre forward with Mark Kelly wearing the number 14 shirt. Walter Walsh and John Power drop down to the subs bench which also includes Richie Power.
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Supporters are again reminded to factor in possible delays at Newlands Cross if travelling to Croke Park on Sunday. Safe journey to all our fans.
With much of the seatis in the lower decks in Croke Park "out in the open" the Supporters Club is delighted to be able to make available ponchos at €20 in the Black and Amber colours. They will be on sale this evening at the Open Training Session in Nowlan Park where the Supporters Club wagon will be located behind Ardan de Gras. Supporters are reminded that the Angle will be reserved for players and officials cars only. Limited parking will be available behind the Long Stand with entry from Hebron Road.
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Supporters travelling to Croke Park on Sunday are advised to factor in major road works at Newlands Cross. This resulted in considerable delays at recent Leinster Football Final. Given that both sets of fans will be travelling on the M7/9 consideration should be given to turning off at some of the earlier junctions. Click on Read More below for Car Parking arrangements from Dublin City Council
Both Senior and Minor Teams will be announced after the final training sessions on Friday evening. The Senior Training session in Nowlan Park at 7pm will again be open to the public with access to Ardan de Gras only where some limited parking will be available. Parking at the Angle will be strictly reserved for players and officials. The Supporters Club Van will be open behind this stand for sale of merchandise and also accepting membership.
Meanwhile tickets for the game will again be on sale from Nowlan Park on Friday morning from 10am to 1pm