Ladies Gaelic is on the up

Gaelic football among the ladies is on the up and up in Kilkenny, and most areas now has a team for those interested in a game that has really taken off in recent years.

Gaelic football among the ladies is on the up and up in Kilkenny, and most areas now has a team for those interested in a game that has really taken off in recent years.

There are clubs in Kilkenny City, Thomastown, Castlecomer, Muckalee, Piltown, Three Friars (South Kilkenny area), Barrow Gaels (Graignamanagh area), Callan, Railyard, Clara and Conahy catering for either juveniles, adults or Gaelic4Mother and others.

Moves are afoot to form a new outfit in Urlingford in the coming weeks. In all, 33 schools competed in the recent primary schools championships which were won by Gowran (Roinn A), Graignamanagh (Roinn B), Urlingford (Roinn C) and Bunscoil McAu

Officers

Officers elected at the Kilkenny ladies Gaelic football County Board were - Joe Fox, Barrow Gaels (chairman); Seamus Norris, Piltown (vice-chairman); Anne Barcoe, Thomastown (secretary); Andrew Korff, Erin’s Own (assistant secretary); Richie Windle, Three Friars (treasurer); Seamus Norris, Piltown (PRO); Paul Whelan, Three Friars (Development Officer); Catriona Corr, Clara (Childrens Officer).

Managers

County team managers for 2014 are - under-14, Tom Cullen (Muckalee); under-16, Richie Windle (Three Friars); minor, Paul Whelan (Three Friars).