Although our club hurling season has been delayed somewhat it is all systems go in the AIB Leinster Club Football Championship. First up will be our senior champions Railyard who play Aughrim of Wicklow in the Club Intermediate Championship in Freshford on Sunday with a 3pm throw in.
Meanwhile our representatives in the Junior Football Championship will be known when Piltown and Thomastown play the J J Kavanagh and Sons Kilkenny Intemediate Final on the weekend of 25th to 27th October. The Kilkenny winners will be away to either Straffan of Kildare or Sean Connollys of Longford in the Leinster Junior Quarter-Final on Nov 9th.
Following the great win in the All Ireland our Supporters Club are now busily raising funds to help finance the players well deserved holiday. The Supporter's Club Wagon will be open at the closing stages of the local championship in Nowlan Park beginning with the Clara v O'Loughlins game this Saturday and the Junior Semi-Finals on Sunday. Tickets for the Player's Raffle will be on sale - draw takes place at County Final Day on Nov 16th. They are also preparing some merchandise that will make ideal Christmas presents. Click HERE for images of the items.
They are also busily preparing the 2015 Calendar which will contain some fantastic images of a great year for Kilkenny Hurling. Watch out for details here. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
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The draw for the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Hurling Semi-Finals was made in Nowlan park this evening.
Tullogher Rosbercon v Mullinavat
St Patricks Ballyraggett v Graigue Ballycallan
Picture shows Michael Lyng of Lyng Motors making the draw with Co Board Chairman Ned Quinn. Matches will be played in Nowlan Park on Sunday 26th October.
The draws for the St Canices Credit Union Senior Hurling Quarter-Finals were made in Nowlan Park this evening.
Dicksboro v St Martins ( Sunday - Freshford - 12 o'clock)
Ballyhale Shamrocks v Danesfort or Tullaroan( Sunday - Callan 12 o'clock)
O'Loughlin Gaels v Clara ( Saturday -Nowlan Park 5pm)
The Rower Inistioge v Carrickshock ( Saturday - Thomastown 2pm)
Times and Venues will be arranged at a meeting this evening and details will be found on our Fixtures Page in the morning. Three of the games will be played this weekend along with the Danesfort v Tullaroan replay. Picture shows Teasie Brennan of St Canices Credit Union making the draw with Co Board Chairman Ned Quinn.
Following a fantastic weekend of club action played in glorious conditions the way is now clear for the draw for the St Canices Credit Union SHC Quarter-Finals and the Michael Lyng Motors IHC Semi-Finals. The draws will take place at 7pm this evening and they will be broadcast live on KCLR 96FM. Details will also be posted here and on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Congratulations to O'Loughlin Gaels on their win in the St Canices Credit Union League Final and Ballyhale Shamrocks on their victory in the Shield Final. Click HERE for images of the weekend action courtesy Willie Dempsey. Click on Read More below for details of draws.