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


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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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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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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Bad News For Kilkenny Fans As Michael Fennelly A Long Way Off Return

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay, Semple Stadium, Tipperary 13/8/2016 Kilkenny vs Waterford Kilkenny's Michael Fennelly picks up an injury during the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Kilkenny could do with a well needed boost heading in to the championship coming off the back of a sub-standard league campaign this Spring.  However, according to Brian Cody, this boost does not look like coming anytime soon in the shape of their midfield powerhouse, Michael Fennelly. Fennelly tore his achilles tendon playing against Waterford in last year’s All Ireland …

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Five Teams That Need A League Win This Weekend

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Tipperary 11/3/2017 Tipperary vs Kilkenny Kilkenny manager Brian Cody Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

This weekend sees round six of the National Football League and the last round of the group stage of the National Hurling League take place.  Some of the relegation and promotion permutations are already set but there is to be a much clearer picture after this weekend’s fixtures. ________ Mayo Footballers After a disappointing defeat to Cavan last weekend, Mayo …

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Audio: Kilkenny – Champions Again, Galway’s Success At Minor Level & Analysing The Analysts

Episode 13 of our dedicated GAA podcast, The 16th Man, is here! This week the lads discuss Kilkenny’s 36th All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship victory, Galway’s minor success and how it appears to be having little effect on senior accolades thus far as well as reviewing the media coverage of this summer’s championship. This week’s guests include John Fogarty of the …

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Photo: Richie Power And His Son Puck At Hurling Heart Strings

Kilkenny hurlers always look so at home in Croker, and they are only going to get more comfortable. Shortly after the “Cats” put the finishing touches to Galway to claim their 36th All-Ireland hurling title, fans in attendance at Croke Park were treated to a truly touching sight, as Richie Power and his son, Rory, took to the sacred sod …

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Kilkenny Star Larkin’s All-Ireland Win Pales Into Insignificance Compared To Next Personal Challenge

Eoin Larkin will today still be celebrating victory with his beloved county Kilkenny in Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final win over Galway. However, the next personal task the forward must encounter goes far beyond the importance of an All-Ireland final.  While most inter-county players will have the usual stresses of work in Ireland to deal with, which is by no means easy after …

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Video: Some Of Ireland’s Greatest Hurlers Explain What’s Needed To Take On Kilkenny

With the All-Ireland final between Kilkenny and Galway up for decision today, here’s a selection of Ireland’s greatest hurlers explaining just what is needed to take on Kilkenny on All-Ireland final day.  The promo video, produced by RTÉ, asks hurling legends John Mullane, Eoin Kelly, Damien Hayes, Seánie McMahon, Seán Óg Ó hAilpín and Oliie Moran to explain what it’s like …

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JJ Delaney: The Understated Superhero

With JJ Delaney announcing his retirement last year, Ashling Dalton takes a look back at what made the Kilkenny man so good.  It seems the winter of 2014 was awash with retirements in the GAA world, in particular Kilkenny. Tommy Walsh, Brian Hogan, David Herity and Aidan Fogarty all walked away with a bucketful of All-Ireland medals between them. However, …

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3 Of Tommy Walsh’s Most Distinguished Traits

Last week saw the retirement of one of the most celebrated talents in GAA; the legendary Tommy Walsh of Kilkenny. There are few superlatives that are left to describe the Tullaroan terrier. It would be easy to write an elongated article about Walsh’s career, but it is best to leave that to the historians. Instead, let us focus on the important …

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3 Moments Illustrating Brian Cody’s Tactical Genius

Last Monday saw the totally unsurprising re-appointment of Ireland’s answer to Alex Ferguson and Bruce Lombardi – Brian Cody. In Kilkenny circles, It was inevitable that he would continue on into his 17th season, but there was idle speculation everywhere else  that he would walk into the sunset with a remarkable ten All-Ireland titles to his name. While we await to …

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PA Hurling Power Rankings: No. 5 – 1

The time has come to decide the final five players in the Pundit Arena Hurling Power Rankings. Here’s who we think are the top five hurlers in Ireland at the moment. 5. TJ Reid Reid was another player who brought his game forward another level or two this year. For so long, he was a sub on the Kilkenny side that many people said would walk into …

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