Kilkenny Footballers embark on their campaign in the British Junior Football Championship when they welcome Gloucestershire to Nowlan Park this Saturday. Throw in is at 3pm. This is the third year that Kilkenny have been involved in the championship. Last year they qualified for the semi-final and despite a good showing lost out to eventual champions Scotland.
Kilkenny GAA wishes Manager Christy Walsh and the team all the very best in this year's campaign. Click on Read More below for full photo.
A trial match has been arranged for the Under 14 Development Squad on Sunday 31st May 2015. All players to be in the MW Training Centre, Dunmore at 10.15am. Any player with a problem please contact John Buggy 087 2299555.
Then on Monday the under 17's take part in Tony Doran Blitz in Wexford. Contact Tom Doheny 0861635006.
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This coming weekend is a hugely important one for two Kilkenny Clubs.
On Saturday evening Lisdowney have arranged a very novel "Legends Return" which will see a host of both Kilkenny and other inter county stars of recent years taking to the field in Lisdowney. Click on Read More below for full details.
Then on Sunday evening in Inistioge Kilkenny will play Limerick in a challenge game to mark the opening of the new development there. Following Limerick's exciting narrow win over Clare in the Munster Championship on Sunday this game is an ideal preparation for both sides as they prepare for their respective provincial semi-finals on June 21st.
Kilkenny GAA urges fans top attend both wortwhile events.
Following a very successfule event in Gowran Park last year the Kilkenny Poc Fada for adults and under 16's returns to Gowran Park on Thursday 18th June. Last year's event on the race course proved very popular with a large turnout from the clubs of the county. The winner of the adult competion, Kevin Walsh of Piltown, went on to compete in both the Leinster Final on Howth Head and the All Ireland Final in the Cooley Mountains. Closing date for receipt of entries is Monday June 8th. Click on Read More below for full details.
Due to bereavements there are a number of fixture changes to this weekend's club programme. The Mullinavat v Rower Inistioge game in the St Canices SHL on Friday evening now has a 7pm start. The Michael Lyng Motors IHL game between St Lachtains and Lisdowney moves to Sunday in Urlingford with a 12.30 throw in. Finally the J J Kavanagh & Sons Junior tie between Ballyhale and Clara due to be played in Clara on Friday evening is off.
Patrons are also reminded that those attending the senior games in Nowlan Park this weekend should note that Ardan de Gras only will be open. Please enter via stiles on Hebron Road.