The first draw has been postponed to Tuesday next 17th June.
Tickets for 2014 Hurler's Co-Op Draw are now on sale all around the county. There will be over €110,000 in prizes over the five draws with tickets costing €50.
This is the main fund-raiser for many of our clubs and supporters are encouraged to again support the venture as they have done in the past.
Click on Read More below for photos from the launch courtesy Willie Dempsey and full details of prizes and draw dates.
Ticket information for Kilkenny's Leinster Semi-Final v Galway in O'Connor Park Tullamore on Sunday 22nd June have been announced. The game throws in at 4pm and is preceded by Leinster Club Hurling Final between Clonkill(Westmeath) and Buffers Alley(Wexford). Tickets will go on sale from the usual Supervalu and Centra stores from tomorrow Wednesday 11th June. Season Ticket Holders will again gain access by using their Season Ticket Cards at the designated stiles (Nos 1 and 9). Supporters are advised to secure their tickets early as it is likely that all seats will sell out well in advance. Seating is again unreserved i.e. "First Come First Served". Stand tickets cost €25(Adults) and €5 (Juveniles). Terrace will cost €15 and €3. Senior Citizens and Students must purchase full price tickets and obtain refunds - Stand €10 and Terrace €5 - at designated stiles on the day. Click on Read More below for full details.
There has been a great response to the new format for the Poc Fada with 23 entries in the adult competition and 35 in the under 16. With an excellent weather forecast for mid week everything now points to a great event in Gowran Park this coming Thursday night. The competition takes place over a 1 Kilometre course down the straight at the Racecourse. The under 16 competition gets underway at 6pm with the adults taking to the track at 7.30pm. Check in is at the Starter's Hut and competitors will be transported to the starting line. Each competitor is asked to bring a Scorekeeper/Marker. Refreshments will be provided in the Clubhouse and the Locker Rooms will be available for changing/showers. Late entries to Val Malone(Adults) and Tommy Bawle(U16's)
Kilkenny 5.32 Offaly 1.18
In front of a crowd of almost 12,000 in Nowlan Park and a world-wide TV audience Kilkenny made an impressive start to the Leinster Championship with a comprehensive win over Offaly on Saturday evening. Kilkenny now take on Galway in the semi-final on Sunday 22nd June with a 4pm throw-in. Tullamore has now been confirmed as the venue and the game will be live on RTE Television.
For match report, courtesy GAA.ie, click HERE
For images of the day, courtesy Willie Dempsey, click HERE
The Kilkenny team to play Offaly shows three changes from the side that started in the recent Allianz League Final. Lester Ryan comes in at midfield releasing Padraig Walsh back to the half back line where he replaces Joey Holden who is listed among the subs. Richie Hogan will partner Lester Ryan at midfield with Michael Fennelly starting at Centre Forward. Walter Walsh and Eoin Larkin replace the injured Richie Power and Henry Shefflin. Click HERE for full team.