Rower Inistioge 2-13 Emeralds 2-11
The Rower Inistioge withstood a terrific Emerald's second half performance to land the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate title as this game ended in a welter of excitement. Picture shows a very happy sponsor Michael Lyng and County Board Chairman Ned Quinn presenting the trophy to Rower Inistioge Captain Michael Grace. After an absence of 25 years the Rower side will return to the senior ranks in 2014. In the short term they will play away in the AIB Leinster Club Intermediate Semi-Final on Sunday 10th Nov. For brief match report, courtesy Kilkenny People Sport, and more photos, courtesy Willie Dempsey, click on Read More below.
Lisdowney 2-16 Bennettsbridge 1-18
In the opening game in Nowlan Park on Sunday Lisdowney edged out a gallant Bennettsbridge by one point in an absolute thriller to claim the J J Kavanagh & Sons Junior Title and earned the right to play Intermediate hurling next year. In the short term they will play away to Shanahoe of Laois in the AIB Leinster Club Championship on 3rd November. Picure shows Lisdowney Captain Martin Phelan receiving the trophy from sponsor Paul Kavanagh and Co Board Chairman Ned Quinn. Click on Read More below for more photos, courtesy Willie Dempsey, and brief match report courtesy Kilkenny People Sport.
Minor B Final:
Conahy Shamrocks 2-13 Danesfort 1-11
Minor C Final:
Dunnamaggin 2-9 Carrickshock 1-8
In a very exciting double header in Callan on Saturday Conahy Shamrocks and Dunnamaggin landed the Kilkenny Honda Centre Minor Roinn B and C tiltes respectively with victories over Danesfort and Carrickshock. For more photos, courtesy Willie Dempsey, click on Read More below
Final preparations are now being made in four Kilkenny parishes by both teams and supporters ahead of the Junior and Intermediate County Finals in Nowlan Park on Sunday. And as part of the build-up KCLR will broadcast a special hour long preview from 6pm to 7pm on Friday evening. KCLR also confirmed today that they will have live commentaries on both games from Nowlan Park on Sunday.
But "NOTHING BEATS BEING THERE" and fans are encouraged to attend in big numbers for the hugely attractive double bill. Up first will be the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior Final between Bennettsbridge and Lisdowney at 1.45 and this will be followed at 3.30pm by the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Final between Emeralds and The Rower Inistioge. Tickets €15 will be on sale outside the Ground. Students/Pensioners €10 can pay cash at designated stiles. Children under 16 are free.
For photos from Semi-Finals, courtesy Willie Dempsey, click on Read More below.
International Compression Brand SKINS announces details of high performance day for young GAA Players to be held in Johnstown House, Co. Meath.
30th September, 2013 Dublin football’s All Ireland winning midfielder Cian O’Sullivan was in the Gibson Hotel today for the launch of the SKINS GAA School in which young GAA players from across the country, between the ages of 13 and 18 years of age, can enter a competition to win a trip to Johnstown House, Co. Meath for a day of high quality coaching from SKINS Ambassadors including Michael Fennelly (Kilkenny hurler), Darran O’ Sullivan (Kerry footballer) Sean Cavanagh (Tyrone footballer) Cian O’Sullivan (Dublin Footballer) and Danny Sutcliffe (Dublin hurler). Click on Read More below for more details.