The Kildare branch of the Supporters Club had a very successful fund-raiser at the Curragh on Saturday night. They were delighted to welcome Kilkenny players David Herity, Padraig Walsh and John Power.
Click HERE for photos of the event from Martin Rowe
With just one week to go, the eagerly awaited Kilkenny Senior Hurlers "Cats on the Catwalk" Fashion Show promises to be a great night's entertainment. Among the participants will be Jackie Tyrrell, Lester Ryan, Paul Murphy, Conor Fogarty, Kieran Joyce, Michael Fennelly, Cillian Buckley, Padraig Walsh and Brian Kennedy. And David Herity, Tommy Walsh and Aidan Fogarty, who all announced their retirement in recent days, will all feature. In fact Tommy will be joined by his son Finn and together with Richie Power and his son Ruairi this element of the show is bound to be a real crowd pleaser.
The show takes place next Wednesday night at Langtons and tickets are avaialble from Langtons or MacDonagh Junction. They can aslo be purchased on line by clicking on poster to the right of this news story.
Good Counsel College's junior hurlers have progressed to the Masita All-Ireland Final having had a successful campaign in the Leinster Colleges 'A' Hurling Championship. Managed by Declan Wall (Mullinavat) and Páraic Cullen (Clongeen), a Good Counsel team with a strong blend of Wexford and Kilkenny talent defeated Kilkenny C.B.S., Mountrath C.S., and Borris V.E.C. to finish top of their group with some impressive displays. They now go on to face Midleton CBS, Cork in the final this Saturday, November 29th at 2pm in the WIT Sports Campus at Carriganore. All support would be greatly welcomed and encouraged as they aim to bring back the first All-Ireland 'A' hurling title to their prestigious sporting school. Click on Read More below for details of their campaign to date and team info.
Hot on the heels of Brian Hogan's announcement, Aidan Fogarty has become the fourth Kilkenny player to announce his retirement in recent days.
Aidan(32) joined the Kilkenny Senior panel in 2003 and has 8 All Ireland Senior medals, 9 Leinster Senior medals, 8 National Hurling League medals and 5 Walsh Cup medals.
Kilkenny GAA wish to acknowledge the huge contribution Aidan has made to Kilkenny hurling and wishes him the very best in his retirment from the inter county scene.
Click on Read More below for Aidan's Retirement Statement.
Brian Hogan is the latest Kilkenny player to announce his retirement from Inter County Hurling.
Brian(33) joined the Kilkenny panel in 2004 and captained the side to All Ireland victory in 2011. Brian has 7 All Ireland Senior medals, 8 Leinster Senior medals, 6 National League medals and 4 Walsh Cup medals. He was an All Star in 2011 and 2012.
Kilkenny GAA wishes to acknowledge the tremendous contribution Brian has made to Kilkenny hurling over the past 11 years. We wish Brian and his family all the very best in his retirement from inter county fare.
Click on Read More below for Brian's retirement statement