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Keeping strong to stay healthy in the modern age  By Paul Bolger. Nano Physiotherapy www.nanophysio.ie You will likely have heard of ‘resistance training’ being talked about on the radio, TV on online. But what is resistance training? Why are we hearing more and more about it? And is it important for health? Here is a chartered physiotherapist’s …

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Lyng’s charges show courage to down green machine BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR Allianz National Hurling League Semi-Final Páirc Uí Chaoimh Kilkenny 3-17 Limerick 1-15 Derek Lyng masterminded a much-needed win over the green machine of Limerick in the first of the two Allianz League semi-finals last weekend to set up a final clash with …

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BY MICHAEL O’LEARY This coming Easter Monday the 1st of April, St. Senans Athletic Club, Kilmacow in South Kilkenny host their annual Track and Field Sports, and as always it should attract a very strong turnout from across he south east region and beyond. There is a range of events for girls and boys from …

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Reid & Cody on song as Limerick await in semi BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR Allianz National Hurling League Round 5, Walsh Park Waterford 2-9 Kilkenny 0-18 Kilkenny finished the group stages of this year’s Allianz National League with a 3-point win over The Deise at Walsh Park.  The accuracy from the placed ball by …

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Dowling’s side dig deep to remain school kingpins BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR Masita GAA Post Primary Schools Croke Cup Final Croke Park, Dublin St Kieran’s College (Kilkenny) 0-26 St Raphael’s, Loughrea (Galway) 1-18 (After extra-time) For an incredible 25th time, St Kieran’s College are Croke Cup champions!  The Kilkenny school recorded back-to-back wins at …

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BY MICHAEL O’LEARY As the season will begin to wind down over the next month or so, Kilkenny Hockey Club has been a hive of activity throughout a busy season. The Club has 15 teams competing in The Leinster League between The Men and Ladies Team’s, and this season The Ladies 1st Team made history …

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BY MICHAEL O’LEARY All going well and according to plan, The John “Shark” Hanlon trained Hewick will take his place among the leading Steeplechasers in today’s Cheltenham Gold Cup at 3.30pm as the Willie Mullins trained Galopin Des Champs will be a short price favorite to defend his Gold Cup crown. The rags to riches …

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Dowling top scores as intermediate ladies host neighbours By Aoife Lanigan, Camogie PRO Very League Division 2B Round 5 Kilkenny 2-10 Tipperary 0-16 Kilkenny Intermediates finished their Division 2B League campaign with a draw against the Premier County Tipperary scored the first three points through Jilliann Quirke (2) and Jenny Grace (f). Then Kilkenny hit …

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TJ’s return can’t prevent Clare victory BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR Allianz National Hurling League Round 4 Cusack Park, Ennis Clare 0-19 Kilkenny 0-16 Kilkenny’s unbeaten start to the Allianz League was halted last weekend in Ennis as Brian Lohan’s Clare ran out 3-point winners, and on the balance of play, were probably deserving winners …

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Top two clash in Ennis as Cats seek Banner victory BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR Allianz National Hurling League Clare vs Kilkenny Cusack Park, Sunday, 1:30pm Kilkenny make the journey to Ennis on Sunday for a mouthwatering clash with Clare in round four of this season’s Allianz National Hurling League knowing that their unbeaten status …

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