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The Camogie Association are delighted to announce they are proudly supporting ISPCC Childline, through the final stages of the 2021 All Ireland Senior, Intermediate and Premier Junior Championships The Camogie Association are delighted to announce they are proudly supporting ISPCC Childline, through the final stages of the 2021 All Ireland Senior, Intermediate and Premier Junior …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Will it be a winter of discontent? The dust won’t settle on this season for our hurlers just yet. It has been a very strange eighteen months across the world, mostly related to the ‘P’ word. Yes, the pandemic, COVID-19 has cost all of us so much. During these dark …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Extra-time heartbreak for Cody’s men as rebels win by 5 After an epic encounter at headquarters in front of the biggest crowd since the pandemic begun, Kilkenny bowed out of this year’s All-Ireland championship following an extra-time defeat to Cork. It was a fantastic advert for hurling, but Brian Cody …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Defeat sets up all or nothing clash with Wexford Galway secured top place in the group, and with that automatic passage to the All-Ireland semi-final, having snatched a one-point win over Kilkenny at John Locke Park, Callan recently. The Westerner’s held on to take the win, despite playing for almost …

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Safety, sunshine and social distancing – all three elements were in abundance as triathlon made a sizzling return to Kilkenny on Sunday. The long-awaited comeback of the multisport event was hailed a success as Kilkenny Triathlon Club hosted their popular race in the Marble City. After seeing the 2020 season wiped out through the coronavirus …

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By NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR A 73rd O’Keefe Cup secured as TJ top scores again Kilkenny and Dublin contested the Leinster Final in front of 18,000 fans on a beautiful evening at headquarters. In what was Ireland’s biggest gathering since lockdown measures were implemented in March 2020, Brian Cody’s team stepped on the gas in …

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By NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Brian Dowling’s team had to dig deep to break the resolve of a very plucky Westmeath challenge on a sweltering day in Mullingar. Despite prevailing by nine points at the long whistle, this was not the ideal preparation for a top of the table showdown with old foes Galway tomorrow. …

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Kilkenny Floodlit Soccer League Summer Tournament Finals were played in Loreto on Monday evening and spectators were treated to two great games. The Cup Final was contested between last years League winners Glendine FC and OS Utd. OS got off to a great start in this game when Mark Flynn outjumped the Glendine goalkeeper to …

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BY NIALL SHERRY, SPORTS EDITOR TJ’s tally see’s Cat’s Reach Provincial decider where they will face Dublin Kilkenny set up a Leinster final showdown with the metropolitans after eventually see off a spirited Wexford challenge in an unforgettable contest at headquarters which needed extra-time before the black and amber booked their place in the final …

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BY NIALL SHERRY – SPORTS EDITOR 18,000 Gaels permitted for Leinster showdown Tomorrow will see Kilkenny attempt to secure a 17th O’Keefe Cup of Brian Cody’s reign when they take on Dublin at Croke Park (Throw–in 7.30pm). Whether or not the final can live up to the semi-final feast that the Cats and Wexford served …

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