CONCERT - A musical concert will take place in the Church of the Assumption, Piltown on Sunday 29th July at 8pm. Admission is €5 and the proceeds are in aid of parish funds. The concert will be given by the Project String Power, Chamber Orchestra & Soloists from Texas with special guests Sospiro Male Voice Group, Kilkenny and Lacie Carpenter, a Champion Fiddler.
MINOR VICTORY - Piltown Minor Camogie team continued their unbeaten run in the Roinn B League/Championship with a hard fought 2-18 to 3-7 win over Young Irelands of Gowran in Piltown. It was a good win considering the county under-16 payers were unavailable. Team: Chloe Blackmore (1-4, 0-1 free), Jean Power, Jennifer Norris, Katelynn Phelan, Ellen Commins, Siobhan Dermody, Leanne Dunne, Lorraine Long (0-2), Kelly Ann Doyle (0-1 free), Soracha Phelan (0-1), Niamh Dermody (0-4), Sinead McCarthy (0-2), Aisling McGowan (0-1), Edel Long (1-3), Sarah Murphy.
COUNTY TEAMS - It was a busy hurling development squad weekend for Piltown boys as Kilkenny underage teams competed in the various Leinster Blitzes. Tom Kenny was in action with the Under-16 squad in Banagher in County Offaly. Shane Walsh was with the Under-15’s in Portmarnock, County Dublin. Shane O’Dwyer missed out due to injury. Jamie Norris, Ronan Ryan and Oisin Brophy were with the Under-14’s who were based in St. Kieran’s College. Among the local mentors involved were Martin Gordon with the Under-15’s in Portmarnock, Seamus Norris with the Under-14’s in St. Kieran’s College and Jim Norris with the Under-14’s who played Waterford at Mount Sion. In Camogie, Alice Talbot and Debbie Phelan were with the Kilkenny Under-16 team who played Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final in Athy on Sunday. (See sports pages for details)