The two teams who have already qualified for the Kilkenny senior hurling championship semi-finals have been drawn together.
Yesterday Erin’s Own (Castlecomer) waded through the rain and battle the wind to earn a place in the last four.
The have been drawn against city side, James Stephens, who enjoyed bright sunshine in Thomastown today when beating the Rower-Inistioge in their quarter-final tie.
The second semi-final will be between O’Loughlin Gaels or Mullinavat, who drew their quarter-final yesterday, and defending champions, Shamrocks Ballyhale or Clara.
The latter tie was called off yesterday following a tragic death in the Shamrocks club. The Shamrocks v Clara game will now be played on Sunday in Danesfort (12 noon).
The replay of the O'Loughlins/Mullinavat quarter-final will be played on Saturday in Bennettsbridge (12.15pm).
The full draws are - Erin’s Own v James Stephens; O’Loughlin Gaels/Mullinavat v Ballyhale Shamrocks/Clara.
The first semi-final will be played next Sunday (James Stephens v Erin's Own in Nowlan Park 4pm) and the second one will be played the following week. The county final on October 27.
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