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BY NIALL SHERRY – SPORTS EDITOR All thoughts now turn to championship opener Brian Cody took his charges to Cusack Park last Saturday in a bid to finish their Allianz League campaign unbeaten. However, a spirited and sharper performance by Clare saw the Banner County edge to a four-point win. This meant Clare’s remarkable run …

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BY NIALL SHERRY – SPORTS EDITOR Croker Final awaits against old foes Galway Kilkenny Camogs displayed tremendous spirt and resilience in defeating Tipperary, to set up a tantalizing league final clash with Galway next Sunday at headquarters. This was a clash of epic proportions, with no quarter given by either side as the game ebbed …

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Running 13:58 seconds for the event this summer, Eoin, who was already Kilkenny’s first sub 4-minute miler, moved up distances to try to achieve this mark nearly 3 years ago. The Kilkenny Observer caught up with Eoin to discuss the achievement. When did you start out to try break 14 minutes for the 5000m? About …

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By NIALL SHERRY – SPORTS EDITOR TJ hits 1-18 as Wexford are put to the sword When the sun’s out – TJ’s about! The hurling season cranked up a notch last Sunday, when the re-arranged round three clash between old rivals Kilkenny and Wexford took place at UPMC Nowlan Park. The one change to the …

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MATCH REPORT BY Mateo Hernandez-Power The rain clouds finally cleared and the sun beat down on UPMC Nowlan Park last Sunday when the Cats met the Model county after a few uncertain weeks caused by Covid chaos Kilkenny versus Wexford, Brian Cody versus Davy Fitzgerald, TJ Reid versus Lee Chin. All these battles have been …

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BY: Niall Sherry, SPORTS CORRESPONDENT PHOTOGRAPHY: Danny Lahart Wins over Dublin and Antrim achieved as ‘Davy Day’ looms As the league begins to settle down and Division One Group B takes shape, the Cats will be hoping to make it a hat-trick of wins when Brian Cody’s men welcome Wexford to UPMC Nowlan Park on …

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MATCH REPORT BY: Mateo Hernandez-Power PHOTOGRAPHY: Danny Lahart Kilkenny v Antrim roundup Heavy rainfall, Covid protocols and no crowd did little to dampen the spirit of the match   Walking down John Street to Nowlan Park in the rain last Sunday before the 1.30pm throw in, you wouldn’t have been sure there was a match …

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