Graigue introduce novel forecast competition

a KILKENNY club is to give hurling fans the opportunity to test their intimate knowledge of the local scene.

a KILKENNY club is to give hurling fans the opportunity to test their intimate knowledge of the local scene.

Graigue-Ballycallan GAA club are organising the first forecast competition on the Kilkenny senior and intermediate leagues, and there will be valuable prizes to be won.

Supporters will be invited to forecast the outcome of all 60 games during the five rounds of the local leagues. The winner will claim the 600 euro top prize. In all there will be five cash prizes.

Entry forms are available from any Graigue committee member, or from the competition organising committee, Pat Hayes (chairman), Tom McGrath, Dave O’Neill, John Hoyne, Adrian Ronan, Milo Hennessy or Maurice Ronan. The entry fee is 10 euro.

What fans have to do is forecast the outcome of all games in all rounds of the competitions. They get three points for a predicted win, and five for a predicted draw.

The people with the highest points accumulated at the end of the leagues win the money.

How well do you know your local GAA, the Graigue-Ballycallan club asks on the promotional material. Now they are giving people the chance to test themselves.