UPDATED: The Village and Castlecomer drawn in Kilkenny semi-finals

John Knox


John Knox



The Village and Castlecomer drawn in Kilkenny semi-finals

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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