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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Very Camogie League Division 1A Kilkenny 0-14 Tipperary 0-13 Piltown was the setting as our Senior camog’s brought the curtain down on a disappointing Very League campaign with a hard-fought 1-point win over Tipperary, who themselves missed out on a final berth following Galway’s win over Cork. In what can …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Allianz Hurling League Semi-Final UPMC Nowlan Park Kilkenny 2-22 Cork 0-22 Kilkenny set-up an Allianz National League Final clash with current All-Ireland champions Limerick next week, following a well-deserved victory over Cork at UPMC Nowlan Park. The cliché, ‘goals win games’ was never truer and thanks to majors from Mossy …

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A wonderful golf course set in the traditional parkland of the old Annaly Estate in the midst of historical Co. Kilkenny, this par 71, 18 hole championship golf course provides an exciting playing experience for golfers of all abilities. Superbly laid out with plenty of interesting features from tree-lined fairways, superb greens and various water …

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BY EOIN EVERARD Listen to the whispers and you won’t have to hear the screams is an old Cherokee saying that I think we could all relate to. We know athletes get injured, we know people who have had back pain in the past are 12 times more likely to get it in the future, …

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KILKENNY SPORT FOCUS By Michael O’Leary Glenmore is most famously renowned for the calibre of hurlers that have won Senior All-Irelands with Kilkenny over the years, but over the past few years Mia Griffin has been doing the little village in south Kilkenny very proud indeed with a string of excellent performances around the world …

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BY NED EGAN Part 11 Aye, the blood of Amazons and Celtic Queens of old flowed fast and merry through the veins of these Connolly girls. The shocked and defeated Paudhaun now tore himself loose from Barker’s jaws, and made a mad bust into the bushes under the salley tree. Gone! Behind Molly, watching to …

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BY JOHN FITZGERALD Paris Texas was packed to the rafters for the launch of Jimmy Rhatigan’s book, Treasure Lost, Treasure Found. Hundreds of well-wishers converged on the High Street venue from all over Ireland and a few even travelled from as far afield as Belfast, the USA and Latvia for the big night. Family, old …

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SPONSORED BY THE KILKENNY OBSERVER The Kilkenny Observer has linked up with Goods of Kilkenny and we are holding a competition to win a €100 voucher. With 4 Floors of Fashion to choose from, get your entries into The Kilkenny Observer and be in with a chance of winning this great prize.

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BY JOHN FITZGERALD PART FOUR The buyers at the fowl market in Fair Day included the Flynns and Youngs of Waterford; From Carrick came the Kirbys, Meaneys, Dunphys, Daniels, and Aylwards. The Ayres and the Slaters of Kilkenny and the Barrons of Ballyhale never missed a market day. Foremost among the buyers was “Turkey Tycoon”, …

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FURTHERMORE  By Gerry Moran I did a very brave thing last Sunday. I got up on the big wheel – the Ferris wheel on the Parade for the St Patrick’s weekend festivities.  Day after day I’d pass that big wheel, stop, look up and think: “There’s no way, Ger is going up on that contraption.” …

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