Following another dramatic night in Thurles a gallant Kilkenny team bowed out of the 2017 Championship. Waterford were deserving winners but the Kilkenny players again showed their class in forcing the game to extra time and their graciousness in the subsequet defeat after extra time. Waterford now go on to meet Wexford in the Quarter-Final.
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Kilkenny have named an unchanged team for the All Ireland Qualifier Round 2 game v Waterford in Thurles on Saturday evening. Under 21 "Man of the Match" in Kilkenny's win on Wednesday night, Richie Leahy, is named among the subs.
All Stand tickets for the double header have now been sold. Tickets for the Killinan End Terrace can be purchased at the usual Supermarket outlets tomorrow or outside Semple Stadium before the game. Supporters are encouraged to travel in good time as a crowd of about 35,000 is now expected.
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There will be a Public Sale of Tickets in Nowlan Park this evening immediately after the Leinster Under 21 Final (9pm approx). Tickets for both Stands and the Killinan End Terrace will be on sale. Please note that the Town Terrace will not be open for the games on Saturday evening.
Ticket Prices: Stand - Adults €25 Child €5; Terrace - Adults €20 Child €5
Students and Pensioners can obtain rebate €5 at designated stiles.
Following this morning's draw the GAA has just announced that the two games will be played in Semple Stadium on Saturday evening - Tipperary v Dublin at 5pm followed by Kilkenny v Waterford at 7pm. The game will be all ticket with designated seating. The Kilkenny game will be televised by Sky Sports.
As with the Round One game we will be initially accepting ticket orders from our clubs and will announce details of any public sales as soon as arrangements are in place. Tickets will also be available on line and at the usual Supermarket outlets. Tickets will cost €25 for adults and €5 for under 16's. Refunds of €5 will be available at designated stiles for students and Pensioners. Terrace tickets are €20 and €5.
Season Ticket holders will be accommodated in Ardan O Coinneain (Old Stand) and on this occasion they will need to print off tickets for the game. Croke Park will be emailing all Season Ticket holders this week.
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Given that the Kilkenny seniors will be in action in Round 2 of the Qualifiers the Senior and Intermediate Round 4 games fixed for next weekend are postponed until further notice.
The Round 4 Junior games will go ahead. The Junior games fixed for Saturday are brought forward to Friday night.
Junior Clubs are asked to submit their teams to email@example.com on or beforeTuesday night for Round 4 Programme.