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Dicksboro 1-09 Lisdowney 1-06 Dicksboro GAA and Camogie club collected their 1st silverware of 2024 in defeating a determined Lisdowney side in tricky second half conditions in Castlecomer on Thursday night bringing home the Edward Langton Senior Football Championship cup on a 1-09 to 1-06 final scoreline. At half time with Dicksboro leading by 1-08 …

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POTM hits a magnificent 7 points as late goal seal’s win BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR SPORTSEDITOR@KILKENNYOBSERVER.IE LEINSTER SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Round 4, Parnell Park Dublin 2-23 (29) Kilkenny 1-28 (31) Eoin Cody pounced late on to snatch maximum points for the Cats in a thrilling clash with the Dubs in Parnell Park and send …

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Miriam Walsh amongst the scorers as Kilkenny clinch title By Aoife Lanigan, PRO Leinster Senior Camogie Final Kilkenny 0-14 Dublin 1-6 Kilkenny are Leinster Senior Champions for the 26th time when they defeated Dublin in Glenisk O’Connor Park, Tullamore last Saturday afternoon. In a repeat of last year’s Final, Kilkenny got the better of the …

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BY MICHAEL O’LEARY With the summer season now in full swing and the overall improved summer type weather over the past few weeks, plenty of clubs and groups throughout the county will organize a fundraising night out at Kilkenny Greyhound Track. This coming Sunday night May 26th, Young Irelands Gowran will host their annual Dog …

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14-man Kilkenny held in Carlow BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR SPORTSEDITOR@KILKENNYOBSERVER.IE Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round 3, Netwatch Cullen Park Carlow 1-20 Kilkenny 1-20 The 2024 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship continued its unpredictable nature last weekend with Carlow stunning neighbour’s Kilkenny to register their first point of the campaign courtesy of a late equaliser by …

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Mullally’s men face stern Cats test BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR SPORTSEDITOR@KILKENNYOBSERVER.IE LEINSTER GAA HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Round 3, Netwatch Cullen Park Carlow vs Kilkenny Saturday, Throw-in 4.30pm Referee: Chris Mooney (Dublin) Derek Lyng will take his Kilkenny team on the road once again tomorrow as they look to secure a second win in this year’s …

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BY MICHAEL O’LEARY There was great success for Kilkenny Handballers recently with All-Ireland titles for both Amy Brennan and Noah Manogue, while two weeks ago The Windgap Ladies Feile Handball Team won the clubs first ever Division One title in Aughapower County Mayo. Amy Brennan from Conahy competes with Clogh Handball Club defeated Leah Minogue …

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Lots of positives for Cats despite key men missing BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR SPORTSEDITOR@KILKENNYOBSERVER.IE LEINSTER GAA HURLING SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP Round 2, Pearse Stadium Galway 2-23  Kilkenny 0-29 Kilkenny had to settle for a share of the spoils from their road trip to the west as Conor Whelan’s injury time score levelled matters in Pearse …

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The influence of exercise on inflammation in the body  By Paul Bolger. Chartered Physiotherapist at Nano Physiotherapy, Kilkenny (www.nanophysio.ie). Within your body right now there is a magnificent and complex series of interactions taking place. A part of what makes this process tick is our innate inflammatory response – keeping us safe from infection and keeping our …

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BY MICHAEL O’LEARY All going well, the annual Young Irelands U-12 Tournament will take place in Castle Ellis next Saturday, and this year’s Tournament will honour the memory of Charlie Carter Senior and also John and Kathleen O’Neill. Eight Teams from across the county will compete with Cup and Shield competitions up for grabs. The …

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