it was confirmed at the County Board meeting in Nowlan Park this evening that the Kilkenny v Laois Minor Semi-Final will now be the curtain raiser to the senior semi-final on June 21st. The minor game throws in at 12 noon with the senior game at 2pm.
Ticket details have now been announced. Click on Read More below for prices and various packages.
Season Ticket holders are asked to note that admission will be to Ardan de Gras only through stiles 9 to 12 on Hebron Road.
Following Wexford's 8 point win(1-24 to 1-16) over Westmeath in the Leinster Senior Hurling Quarter-Final in Mullingar on Sunday the scene is now set for a mouth watering semi-final clash with Kilkenny in Nowlan Park in two weeks time on June 21st. The game will have a 2pm throw in. It will be a very busy couple of days on the inter-county front as the Minors play Laois in their semi-final in Nowlan Park on Saturday 20th and the under 21's play their semi-final v Carlow in Netwatch Cullen Park on Wednesday 24th. And we can also add our footballers into the mix as they will play either Warwickshire or Gloucestershire in the British Football championship semi-final on that same weekend.
Watch out for ticket arrangements for the Kilkenny v Wexford semi-final here in next day or so.
Draw 1 in this Years Hurlers Co-Op Draw takes place next Tuesday on June 9th. Club officials all over the county are now busy calling on supporters to participate in this major fund-raiser for both the club and the county. Tickets can also be purchased on-line with the proceeds going to the club of your choice. Simply click on the Members Co-Op Draw panel to the right of this home page to join in.
Kilkenny qualified for the Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U21 Semi-Final when they got the better of a very impreesive Dublin side with a goal late on. Kilkenny seemed to be in a strong position at the break as they found themselves just two points in arrears with the strong breeze and a low setting sun to assist them in the second half. They were on level terms within a couple of minutes of the restart but a determined Dublin pushed the lead out to 6 points at one stage and seemed set for victory. Kilkenny stayed in touch and a Mark Mansfield effort found its way to the net with just a minute remaining - no doubt the strong wind and low sun a factor in the goal. Kilkenny now meet neighbours Carlow in Netwatch Cullen Park on Wed 24th June.
Click on HERE for match report from Leinster GAA.
Click HERE for images from Willie Dempsey
Click HERE for images from Martin Rowe
A special meeting of Kilkenny County Council was held on Thursday evening for the Dedication of the lands at the newly developed Training Centre in Dunmore to Kilkenny GAA. The special meeting was held at the MW Hire Training Centre in Dunmore. The meeting was Chaired by the Cathaoirleach of Kilkenny County Council, Councillor Pat Millea. The Council also presented special scrolls to the recently retired members of the 2014 senior panel.
Click HERE for images of the event from Willie Dempsey. Click on Read More below for further details of the event.