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Star-studded teams to compete for charity

Some of Kilkenny’s top athletes will go head to head this Saturday at a charity fundraising event in Hotel Kilkenny’s leisure centre.

Cats up for 10 awards as nominations for the Opel GPA Hurling Team announced

The nominees for the 2010 Opel GPA Hurling Team of the Year were announced earlier in the week by the Gaelic Players Association. A total of 45 players have been shortlisted for the Team of the Year, while four players also received nominations for the prestigious Opel GPA Hurler of the Year Award.

Kilkenny trio honoured at Star Awards

Inter-county hurling stars Tommy Walsh, Jackie Tyrrell, and Richie Power were recognised for their stellar championship seasons at this year’s Irish Daily Star/Galway Crystal GAA Awards.

Henry Shefflin nominated for what would be a record tenth All-Star

Henry Shefflin, who is nominated for a ninth successive time, will be hoping to surpass the record jointly held by his fellow county-man DJ Carey and Kerry football legend Pat Spillane, whom he joined on nine awards last year. The seven-time All-Ireland senior hurling medal winner is one of 11 Kilkenny players nominated for awards this year, just one fewer than last year’s 12 nominees. Shefflin’s Kilkenny team-mate Tommy Walsh, who has seven awards to his name, received his eighth successive nomination.

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Shefflin is ticketed by Tipp Garda

God save the King?

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Kilkenny’s quest for an historic five-in-a-row received a welcome boost this week as talismanic forward Henry Shefflin came through Wednesday’s training session and put his name forward for All-Ireland final day.

Miracle return as King Henry retains hope of All-Ireland final place

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Kilkenny’s quest for an historic five-in-a-row received a welcome boost this week as talismanic forward Henry Shefflin came through Wednesday’s training session and put his name forward for All-Ireland final day.

Coming soon: Kilkenny v Tipp Part II

Tipperary's emphatic semi-final victory over Waterford last Sunday guarantees us another mouth-watering All-Ireland final. Hurling fans worldwide will be looking forward to September 5 for Kilkenny v Tipp Part II. During the noughties it was Kilkenny and Cork who went head to head on a couple of occasions. The Cats are still going strong but the Rebels have passed the baton onto the Premier county. This is the first back to back final between these two counties. When you talk of sporting rivalries they simply don't come any greater than Kilkenny and Tipp. The colour, excitement and raw emotion of last year’s decider is a testament to this.

Walsh in the clear as he gears up for All-Ireland final

Kilkenny senior hurling management and supporters breathed a massive sigh of relief as news broke on Monday that All-star Hurler of the Year Tommy Walsh has been given the all clear and will be fit to line out with Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Hurling final against Tipp on Sunday, September 5.

Kilkenny’s brilliant victory overshadowed by Shefflin’s agony

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Kilkenny's drive for five is still very much alive after their empathic victory over Cork in the All-Ireland semi-final last Sunday. The victory was great but the sight of Brian Hogan and Henry Shefflin leaving the action injured dampened the celebrations.

 

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