The Kilkenny minors overcame a late Tipperary comeback to claim an All-Ireland final berth against Galway on August 19th. Kilkenny started the brightest with points from Jack Buggy, Jack Morrissey and a goal from Ciarán Brennan. Kilkenny ended the first half 1-7 to 0-4 ahead. The pattern was continued on the restart, but in the 42nd minute Tipperary claimed the first of their two goals to the force a mini-comeback, that comeback was strenghted further on the 55th minute when Tipperary claimed a second goal, the score now 1-13 to 2-8 in Kilkenny's favour. Kilkenny however had done enough and claimed the All-Ireland Final spot on a final score of 1-15 to 2-10.
Click below for full match report (John Knox, Kilkenny People)
Click here for pictures (Credit: Willie Dempsey)
The Intermediate All-Ireland Final between Kilkenny and Cork took place in Nowlan Park on Saturday. The game was an even contest for the opening ten minutes but Cork opened up a lead Kilkenny struggled to close for the remainder of the game. A goal in the closing quarter could have proved crucial for Kilkenny but it was not to be, in fact Cork claimed the goal to close out the game fully on the 52nd minute. Cork will hold the Intermediate title for 2018.
Click below for match report (John Knox, Kilkenny People)
The Kilkenny Minor Team to take on Munster Champions Tipperary in the Electric Ireland All Ireland Minor Hurling Semi-Final has been announced. Click on Read More below for all the details.
The game throws in at 1.30pm in Croke Park on Sunday and is followed by the Senior semi-final between Cork and Limerick at 3.30pm. The game will be televised live by TG4 and KCLR 96FM will have live radio commentary.
St Canice's Credit Union has been a Kilkenny GAA sponsor since 1991, and that arrangement will continue into the 2018 season, the launch of which took place in Nowlan Park on Thursday night. All senior clubs who will be vying for the compettion were represented on the night, at what was a busy and buzzing Nowlan Park. The next round of St Canice's Credit Union SHC games will take place on the weekend beginning Aug 10th. We wish all our clubs the best of lcuk in the games and championship ahead and also to thank St Canice's Credit Union for their continued support.
The launch of the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Hurling Championship took place in Nowlan Park on Thursday night. A large crowd was in attendance on the night which saw Michael Lyng Motors extend their already long standing sponsorship and connection with Kilkenny GAA. Kilkenny GAA would like to acknowledge the continued support of Michael Lyng Motors and to wish all our Intermediate clubs well in the championship ahead.