Saints provide strong spine for Northern outfit

NORTH Kilkenny have named a strong panel for their clash against a South Kilkenny junior hurling selection this weekend.

NORTH Kilkenny have named a strong panel for their clash against a South Kilkenny junior hurling selection this weekend.

The North will be strengthened by the inclusion of several St Patrick’s (Ballyragget) players, with the junior club All-Ireland champions providing a solid backbone to the team as they bid to win the Jim Farrell Memorial Cup.

The game will be played in Ballyragget on Friday. Throw-in is at 8pm.

North Kilkenny selection - Gary Delaney, Brian Cahill, Graham Lawlor (Cloneen); Daragh Wafer, Nicky Cleere, Pat O’Neill (Bennettsbridge); Pat Carroll, Rory Hickey, Eddie Hickey (Lisdowney); Geoff Morrissey, Michael Gannon, Geoffrey Brennan, Seoirse Kenny, Bill Staunton, Stephen Staunton, Kevin Kelly (St Patrick’s, Ballyragget); Cathal Kenny, Martin Bambrick, Cathal English (Barrow Rangers); Niall Doherty (Galmoy); Paul Murphy, Aidan O’Dowd, Niall Kennedy (Blacks & Whites).