This weekend saw the opening competetive game at Young Ireland's new facility in Gowran when the host club hosted Thomastown in Round 4 of the Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Hurling League. All who attended were loud in their praise for the new facilities and the Young Irelands Club are to be complimented on this great milestone for the club.
And the Club has a major fund-raiser this coming weekend. Kilkenny Country Music Festival in Gowran Park on Sunday August 20th 2017 featuring Mike Denver, Mick Flavin, Declan Nerney, Philomena Begley, Adrian Ryan, Trudi Lalor, Matthew O Donnell, Patrick Feeney & others. Full information & tickets @€25 now on sale through www.kilkennycountrymusicfestival.ie ; Tickets also available at Gowran Pharmacy or Hennessys Shop Gowran.
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Local clubs return to action this weekend in the penultimate round of the St Canices Credit Union Senior and Michael Lyng Motors Intermediate Leagues, The weekend also sees the final round in the JJ Kavanagh and Sons Junior Leagues with all games here down for decision on Sunday. And the action gets underway on Thursday evening with a juicy local derby between Tullaroan and Graigue Ballycallan in Freshford. With both teams on 4 points this is surely a game to set the tone for all the action at the weekend. Watch out for the usual programmes covering all the games for all grades. The Final Round of the Senior League takes place on Tuesday 22nd August with the Intermediate games on Wednesday 23rd. You can find all the fixtures on our Fixtures Page.
Kilkenny take on Galway in the Electric Ireland Minor Semi-Final in Croke Park on Sunday 6th August at 2pm. The game is the curtain raiser to senior semi-final between Galway and Tipperary.
Tickets are now available to book on-line, in clubs or at the usual Supermarket outlets.
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Following their recent win over Wexford in the Leinster Championship Final Kilkenny Intermediates travel to the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh this Sunday to take on Cork in the All Ireland decider. Throw in is at 2pm. Cork were the only entries in this competition in Munster. The game will serve as a curtain raiser to the All Ireland Senior Quarter-Final between Waterford and Wexford.
All stand tickets for this fixture have been sold. Tickets for the Terrace are available on-line or from the usual supermarket outlets. Click on Read More below for all the details including important information on travel and parking issued by Gardai
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Following a meeting of Kilkenny GAA CCC committee arrangements have now been put in place for Rounds 4 and 5 of the Senior and Intermediate Leagues.
Round 4 will now take place on weekend 11th - 13th August. Dates for Round 5 have been set and will be determined by Kilkenny's progress in the Minor and Under 21 championships. Round 5 of the Junior League(Section A) also takes place on weekend 11th to 13th August.
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