With the Club Championships now at semi-final stage the action moves to Nowlan Park this Sunday for the first of a series of big club days at HQ. Both sides of the Ground will be open with Stiles 5 to 8 on Hebron Road and 28 to 31 behind Ardan Breathnach. Admission will be by ticket only on sale at the Sales Kiosks adjacent to the stiles. For the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Semi-Finals adults will cost €10 with Students/Pensioners €5. Under 16's are free of charge and do not require tickets. The Kilkenny Club Plus Season Tickets can be scanned at stiles at either side of the Ground. Please note that the Inter County Season Tickets(without the Club +) are not valid for club games in Kilkenny. The action opens at 2pm with Bennettsbrisge taking on St Lachtains. This is followed at 3.45 by Thomastown v St Patricks.
A DVD covering the Home-Coming and the Pre All Ireland Corporate Dinner is now available at a cost of €10. All the excitement of the Home-coming is recorded from the arrival at Kilkenny Castle, the journey across the City and the welcome from a huge crowd in Nowlan Park. The Corporate Dinner DVD features a great after dinner speech by Bobby Kerr and a very interesting interview with Brian Cody conducted by Pat Treacy.
DVD's can be ordered directly from Tommy Butler on 087-2431417 or from Nowlan Park Office(10am to 2pm daily)
The main fund-raiser for the Kilkenny Senior Players' Holiday Fund is the Supporters Club Raffle. First prize is €5,000 with 2nd and 3rd prizes of LED TV's sponsored by Electro City. Tickets cost just €10 and the draw takes place at half time during the County Final on October 25th. Kilkenny GAA encourages all fans to support this important fund-raiser. Tickets will be on sale in Nowlan Park at championship games over the coming weekends. They are also available from your local club.
The draws for the J J Kavanagh and Sons Junior Championship Quarter-Finals were made in Nowlan Park on Monday night.
Quarter-Final 1: Glenmore v Windgap [Saturday next in Ballyhale at 4pm]
Quarter-Final 2: Blacks & whites v Kilmacow [Saturday next in Inistioge at 4pm]
Quarter-Final 3: Barrow Rangers v Mooncoin [Saturday next in Thomastown at 2pm]
The fourth semi-finalist will come from the winners of Section B - Dicksboro v James Stephens & Ballyhale v O'Loughlin Gaels
The draws were made on Monday night in Nowlan Park for the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Semi-Finals.
Semi-Final 1: Thomastown v St Patricks (3.45pm)
Semi-Final 2: Bennettsbridge v St Lachtains (2pm)
Both games will be played in Nowlan Park on Sunday next.