# Kilkenny GAA

25th March 2023
# Team by team
Final Four: How are the Allianz Hurling League semi-finalists shaping up?
Who has played the most? Who has scored the most? And who has learned the most from the league group stage?
This month
March 2023
# Healing
TJ Reid: 'I more than likely won’t feature in the league with the few injuries I have'
The star forward has been resting since helping Ballyhale Shamrocks to All-Ireland glory in January.
Last month
February 2023
# Talking Points
Lyng v Cahill tactics, Limerick's returning stars, and Fitzgibbon Cup headaches
Three talking points ahead of the weekend’s Allianz Hurling League action.
Last year
# Blow
Kilkenny duo step away for 2023 season as Cats suffer further losses
It was revealed last week that key midfielder Conor Browne will also be unavailable next year.
# Looking Forward
'Massive loss' for Kilkenny hurlers as Conor Browne steps away for 2023 season
Eoin Cody looks ahead to a new inter-county campaign under Derek Lyng, and Ballyhale’s bid for a Leinster hurling four-in-a-row this weekend.
# Unstoppable
Ballyhale Shamrocks finish with 14 men but still clinch historic Kilkenny five-in-a-row
The defending champions ran out as seven-point winners over James Stephens to seal a 20th senior crown.
# Say hello wave goodbye
Brian Cody's 'emotional' goodbye and 'feeling as fit as a 24-year-old' at almost 35
TJ Reid said it was a shock to the players when Brian Cody stepped down as Kilkenny manager.
# Phew
'I couldn't tell John to be honest' - Gillane's frisbee injury fright before All-Ireland final
Limerick’s star forward suffered a minor knee injury before the Kilkenny but his fitness for the game was never in doubt.
# Legend
'Memories which will be treasured forever' - Henry Shefflin leads tributes for departing Brian Cody
Jackie Tyrrell said that he was ‘honoured to have been managed by the greatest manager ever.’
Kilkenny v Clare, All-Ireland SHC semi-final
Relive all the action from the first of the All-Ireland semi-finals at Croke Park.
'More than happy to throw my lot in with Kilkenny footballers' - Ex-Cats hurling star Murphy
Kilkenny will be playing in the All-Ireland junior football championship.
# small ball
0-7 from Drennan fires Kilkenny to narrow victory and Leinster U20 crown
Netwatch Cullen Park hosted the decider between the Cats and Wexford.
# To The Wire
Kilkenny rally from five points down in extra-time to book Leinster U20 final spot
Kilkenny will now progress to the final where they will face Wexford.
# Selection
TJ Reid set to make first start of the season as Kilkenny prepare to host Laois
Brian Cody’s side will be looking to continue their winning start to the Leinster SHC this weekend.
# Champions
Kilkenny's Mooncoin edge Ballygiblin of Cork in gripping All-Ireland junior hurling final
Mooncoin crowned All-Ireland champions after one-point victory in Croke Park.
# Walsh Cup
Red-hot Dubs score emphatic win over Shefflin's Galway, wins for Offaly and Kilkenny
There were three Walsh Cup ties down for decision today.
All time
# Advice
'We warned TJ if Henry's looking for any information, you better kick him out the gate!'
Eoin Murphy says it will be strange to see Henry Shefflin as the Galway manager next year.
# go again
Kilkenny stick with tried and tested as Dowling stays on for third season at camogie helm
Dowling will operate with the same selectors, while All-Ireland-winning Cats minor camogie boss Mike Wall will also stay on for 2022.
# Awareness
Eight-time All-Ireland winner opens up about arthritis diagnosis at just 20 years of age
Michael Fennelly talks to The42 about the challenges of living with Ankylosing Spondylitis.
# Clutch
Captain Collins with injury-time winner as Cork down All-Ireland champions Kilkenny to reach final
Cork will meet Galway in the showpiece.
# Tribesmen
Galway minors keep five-in-a-row dream alive with impressive semi-final win over Kilkenny
They will face Cork in the All-Ireland final after an eight-point victory in Thurles.
# And The Team Is...
Kingston drops to bench for Cork as Carey starts All-Ireland semi-final for Kilkenny
The sides will do battle on Sunday afternoon.
# Top Picks
6 of Galway's All-Ireland winners included in Minor Hurling Team of the Year
The Tribesmen completed a historic four-in-a-row earlier this month.
# Get Your Tickets
8,000 fans allowed into Croke Park next Saturday for Leinster hurling semi-finals
Dublin and Galway will get the action underway on Saturday before Kilkenny take on Wexford later in the afternoon.
# Update
Rescheduled Kilkenny-Wexford game to go ahead as Covid-19 case confirmed
The sides will meet this weekend after the original tie was postponed.
# slowly but surely
'Baby steps are better than no steps' - Power patient but not ruling out league return for Kilkenny
The Piltown forward is making progress in her comeback from a broken kneecap suffered last October.
# Recruitment
Kilkenny 8-time All-Ireland winner Larkin joins Wicklow hurling backroom team
The James Stephens clubman joins Eamonn Scallan’s set-up in a coaching and advisory role.
# response
'It was because I was absolutely gutted' - Fennelly explains reaction to substitution
The Kilkenny captain says he doesn’t dwell on what others read about his response to being taken off against Galway.
# And The Team Is...
Kilkenny make four changes ahead of Leinster final against Galway
The sides will contest the provincial decider tomorrow evening at Croke Park.
# Crowds
'My mother would normally structure her weekend around the games. You wouldn't see her at home'
Kilkenny hurler Eoin Murphy talks about the return of crowds to sporting events.
# Memories
A hat-trick against Kilkenny to help Galway edge nine-goal All-Ireland semi-final epic
Niall Healy recalls Galway’s epic victory over the Cats in the 2005 All-Ireland semi-final.
# Taggy
Backing Kilkenny to thrive in knockout championship, dancing on TV and the 'Alex Ferguson of hurling'
Aidan Fogarty speaks to The42 after his stint on Dancing With The Stars.
# Helping out
Kilkenny GAA's Nowlan Park will be used as drive-thru testing facility for Covid-19
The news comes following a request from the HSE.
# Shuffle
Nine changes to All-Ireland final XV as Kilkenny welcome Dubs to Nowlan Park
Brian Cody is without his Ballyhale contingent following last weekend’s All-Ireland club heroics.
# new chapter
12-time All-Ireland winner Downey appointed manager of Kilkenny hurling club - reports
The former Cats camogie boss has reportedly been appointed manager of Ballyragget.
# scoops
'I was up there for a few drinks with him' - Kilkenny star salutes retiring Galway All-Ireland winner
Eoin Murphy and Colm Callanan became friends through trips abroad with the GAA.
# double joy
Kilkenny clubs scoop Leinster hurling titles in high-scoring affairs
Conahy Shamrocks and Tullaroan both prevailed in their respective deciders.
Renowned Kilkenny hurling mentor and manager Br Damien Brennan dies following illness
The 59-year-old guided Kilkenny to an All-Ireland minor title in 2004.
# As You Were
Cody sticks with same Kilkenny team for Leinster decider with Wexford
The Cats are unchanged from the drawn fixture between the counties two weeks ago.
# Suspension
Dublin selector Greg Kennedy faces four-week ban for 'disruptive conduct'
The Dubs’ Maor Foirne intervened with play and caught a sliotar during his side’s defeat to Kilkenny at Nowlan Park.