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Watch: Tommy Walsh Pays Passionate Tribute To Efforts Of Cork & Kilkenny During Thrilling League Clash

Cork and Kilkenny played out an enthralling encounter at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday evening.  John Meyler’s side overcame the visitors on a scoreline of 1-24 to 0-24 in the newly developed stadium which was a fitting performance for the Rebels’ first appearance at the famous theatre. It is the first time Cork have beaten the Cats in the National …

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Kilkenny & Waterford Teams For Respective League Openers Named

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 20/1/2018 Kilkenny vs Wexford Kilkenny Manager Brian Cody in the stands after being sent off Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The National Hurling League throws in this weekend and there are some cracking fixtures to look forward to.  Team news has been released in drips and drabs ahead of a number of exciting matchups. Kilkenny travel to Páirc Uí Chaoimh to take on Cork in the Rebels’ first outing at their newly developed stadium on Saturday night. The Cats lost …

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Watch: Massive Brawl In Kilkenny Vs Wexford Sees Brian Cody Sent To The Stands

Wexford edged out Kilkenny to claim Walsh Cup honours on Saturday afternoon in Nowlan Park after a dramatic free-taking competition was the deciding factor.  Nothing could separate the two teams after full-time and two additional ten-minute extra-time intervals, resulting in the historic free-taking competition which saw players from both sides strike at goal from 65-metres out. Neither side were at …

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Michael Fennelly Explains What Drove Him To Inter-County Retirement

When Michael Fennelly announced his retirement from inter-county hurling last week there was a consensus that losing such a stalwart will be a huge blow for Kilkenny heading into the 2018 season.  After all, there is no denying that Fennelly is one of the finest players of the modern era. Hurler of The Year in 2011, eight All-Ireland medals amassed …

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Kilkenny Legend & Former Hurler Of The Year Has Retired From Inter-County Hurling

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 7/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly after the final whistle

Kilkenny have been dealt a blow to their 2018 season preparations with the news that former Hurler Of The Year Michael Fennelly has retired from inter-county hurling.  The Ballyhale Shamrocks club hurler has announced his retirement from the black and amber at 32-years-old. During his 12-year tenure with Kilkenny the midfield powerhouse won an incredible eight All-Irelands including when he …

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Pics: Kilkenny Have Made A Big Change To Their Jersey For 2018

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O’Neills have released images of the new Kilkenny GAA jersey for next season and it is certainly something different.  Ahead of the 2018 season, Kilkenny launched the new kit in association with famed kit maker O’Neills on Saturday at Nowlan Park. In a step away from the traditional and straightforward black and amber stripes, there has been adjustments to the …

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Watch: Two Former Hurlers Of The Year Combine For Sublime Ballyhale Goal

Eir Sport’s coverage of the GAA club championships from across the whole of Ireland since the conclusion of the inter-county season has been lauded unanimously, and rightly so.  This evening we are being treated to the crunch clash of two former county champions in Kilkenny, Clara and the famed Ballyhale Shamrocks. While Ballyhale have romped into a lead, at time …

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Jackie Tyrrell Sees Waterford Edging Out Kilkenny On Saturday

By the time Monday morning comes around, the road to Liam MaCarthy Cup glory will have become much straighter, and we will know who is still on the road.  On Saturday evening, a Semple Stadium double header sees Tipperary take on Dublin and Kilkenny clash with Waterford in the qualifiers for places in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. All roads lead to …

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Times And Venues Of Round 1 Hurling Qualifiers Announced

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 10/7/2016 Waterford vs Tipperary Tipperary's Michael Breen celebrates scoring a goal

While the big boys were kept apart in this morning’s draw for the first round of the All-Ireland SHC qualifiers, that is not to say that these games will not be keenly anticipated by hurling folk around the country.  To recap on what came out of the hat at GAA HQ this morning, the draw will see Dublin take on …

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Majorly Worrying Double Blow For Kilkenny Ahead Of Qualifiers

Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Wexford Park, County Wexford 10/6/2017 Wexford vs Kilkenny Kilkenny manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Kilkenny have been hit with a blow on two fronts ahead of their first round All-Ireland qualifier, for which the draw is being made on Monday.  Two-time All-Ireland winner with the Cats, John Power has walked from the panel. The Irish Independent have reported that Power, younger brother and son of county legends Richie Jr. and Richie Sr. respectively, has …

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Special Box Built To House Davy Fitz For Kilkenny Clash In Wexford Park

Davy Fitzgerald Wexford Hurling

As is well documented by now, Wexford manager, Davy Fitzgerald is serving an eight week touchline ban for his role in the on-field dramatics at Nowlan Park during his side’s league semi-final loss to Tipperary back in April.  The question remains ahead of this Saturday’s Leinster SHC semi-final clash with Kilkenny, where will Davy be watching the game from? Fitzgerald …

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Jackie Tyrrell Woud Love To Be Playing For Kilkenny Against Wexford

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 27/9/2014 Kilkenny vs Tipperary Kilkenny's Jackie Tyrrell and Brian Cody celebrate at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

Former Kilkenny defender turned pundit, Jackie Tyrrell, is as excited as anyone for Saturday’s Leinster SHC semi-final between his old side and Wexford.  After an illustrious inter-county career in black and amber, where he amassed nine All Ireland titles, eleven Leinster championship wins and was selected as an All Star four times, the former corner back is set for his …

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DJ Carey Voted Best Kilkenny Hurler Of All Time

All Ireland Senior Hurling Final Kilkenny 14/9/2003 DJ Carey raises the Liam McCarthy Cup on Hill 16 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

In a vote carried out by The Kilkenny People, DJ Carey has been voted the the greatest hurler the county has ever produced.  The selection ranked the top 25 hurlers to ever play for the county and is sure to be a cause for debate within Kilkenny and further afield. The Hogan Stand have reported that Carey ranks above the …

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The Wexford V Kilkenny Hype Train Is Now Full Steam Ahead

Tickets are like gold dust for this one… Wexford will welcome Kilkenny to Innovative Wexford Park for the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship semi-final on June 10 and excitement around the county for the fixture is scaling new heights.  Having beaten the Cats in the National Hurling League quarter-final in Nowlan Park after successfully securing promotion to Division 1A, there is …

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Big Boost For Kilkenny On The Injury Front As Leinster Championship Looms

With three weeks to go until Kilkenny open their 2017 championship campaign with a Leinster semi-final against either Wexford or Laois, they have received a timely boost with the return of Michael Fennelly to training.  The Cats have been without Fennelly since he ruptured his achilles tendon in the All Ireland semi-final replay against Waterford last August. The 2011 Hurler …

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