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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR An exciting Q/F awaits against holders Ballyhale Bennettsbridge were crowned league champions on Sunday, following a 3-point win over Clara at Nowlan Park. Building upon recent success at both junior and intermediate level, this was the Bridges first senior silverware since 1971 – some 50 years ago. Playing against the …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR When Mike Wall was appointed as Kilkenny minor camogie manager in December of last year for the second time, hopes were high and the feeling was that the experienced bainisteoir could end the six-year wait for the All-Ireland minor title. Wall’s backroom team consisted of coach Damien Donohue and selectors …

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All images: Danny Lahart A strong finish by O’Louglin Gaels saw them overcome Dicksboro in UPMC Nolan Park on Sunday. The game started off at a lively pace and with marking being tight and time on the ball sparse, the quality of hurling to begin the game was hindered. A good ball worked well out …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR A 24th term in charge for BC Following Monday night’s County board meeting, it was announced that Brian Cody would again take charge of the Kilkenny senior hurling team for the 2022 season. PRO Paul Fitzgerald released the following statement after proceedings had finished. 13th September, 2021 Press Release – …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR McCormick & Kelly star in Croker victory Our intermediate camogs season ending in disappointment following Sunday’s defeat to Antrim in Croke Park, on a score line of 2-21 to 2-13. John Scott’s team headed to the Capital with victory in mind, but Antrim hadn’t read the Kilkenny script, and the …

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Camogie Season Review BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Camogs story a case of what might have been When John Scott’s side left the Croke Park stage on Sunday past, it brought to a close the inter-county camogie season. As the dust settles, the players and management teams will take stock and review what has gone …

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Ireland’s premier women’s stage race All pix: Danny Lahart

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Sarah Barcoe stars in six-point win over rebels Kilkenny claimed the Tesco All-Ireland Minor title with a tremendous 6-point victory over holders’ Cork at LIT Gaelic Grounds last Sunday. As well as being crowned champions, the young cats also prevented the Leesiders from claiming three consecutive minor titles. From start …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Jack McGrath Cup awaits the winners John Scott’s camog’s will take on Antrim in the ISPCC All-Ireland intermediate camogie championship final at Croke Park this Sunday (2pm throw-in). The game is part of a triple-header of camogie finals to be staged at headquarters. Both sides will take to the field, …

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