Thomastown 5-5 Piltown 1-3
In ideal conditions under lights in Piltown on Friday evening Thomastown proved too strong for the hosts and ran out comfortable winners to land the J J Kavanagh & Sons Intermediate Football title. They now go on to represent Kilkenny in the AIB Leinster Junior Club championship where they will be away to Straffan of Kildare. The quarter-final tie is due to be played on Sunday Nov 9th. Picture shows Football Board Vice Chairman Tommy Duggan presenting the trophy to Thomastown joint captains Eddie Corrway and David Prendergast. Click on Read more below for brief match report, more photographs and match programme.
This weekend sees four Intermediate Clubs striving to reach the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate County Final in a very attractive double header in Nowlan Park on Sunday. First up at 1.30 pm will be the clash of Southern neighbours Tullogher Rosbercon and Mullinavat. Then at 3.15 it will be the turn of St Patricks Ballyraggett and Graigue Ballycallan. Admission will be €10 for adults and €5 for students and pensioners. Under 16's are free.
Please note that admission will be to Ardan de Gras(Long Stand) only as work continues on the new roof on the other side of ground. Adult admission is by TICKET ONLY which will be on sale at the two Sales Kiosks on the Hebron Road. Admission for Students and Pensioners will be by cash at the designated stiles. Please note early start time on Sunday because of hour change this weekend.
Railyard 2-8 Aughrim 1-7
Kilkenny GAA wishes to congratulate The Railyard on their great win in the AIB Leinster Intermediate Football Championship yesterday. They now progress to the Quarter-Final where they will meet Eadestown, recently crowned Kildare Intermediate Champions. The game will be played at a Kilkenny venue on Sunday 2nd November. Click on Read More below for team photos and a brief match report.
Please note that the throw in time for the St Canices Credit Union SHC Quarter-Final between Clara and O'Loughlin Gaels in Nowlan Park today has been brought forward to 4.45
Next Sunday Nowlan Park will host a double header in the J J Kavanagh and Sons Junior Hurling Championship Semi-Finals. This will be the first of 5 Nowlan Park Super Sundays culminating in the Minor and Senior Finals on November 16th. First up at 2pm will be the meeting of Mooncoin and O'Loughlin Gaels. Then at 3.45 Bennettsbridge will take on Galmoy. The Junior Final is scheduled to take place on Sunday 9th November as a curtain raiser to the Intermediate Final.
Because of on-going construction work on the new roof of Ardan Breathnach admission to Nowlan Park until further notice will be to Ardan de Gras only with entry from Hebron Road. Admission next Sunday will be €10 for adults, €5 for Students and Pensioners while children under 16 are free.