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# top-cat - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Three-time All-Star and Thomastown ace to captain champions Kilkenny in 2021
# Captain Farrell
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# Captain Farrell

Three-time All-Star and Thomastown ace to captain champions Kilkenny in 2021

Feb 11th 2021, 1:00 PM 9,310 Views 0 Comments

Meighan Farrell will lead the Cats’ O’Duffy Cup title defence.

# top-cat - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

'As Roy Keane says, you don’t pat the postman on the back for delivering the post' – Kilkenny star Dalton
# Eyeing Silverware
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# Eyeing Silverware

'As Roy Keane says, you don’t pat the postman on the back for delivering the post' – Kilkenny star Dalton

Dec 9th 2020, 7:15 AM 6,709 Views 1 Comment

The Cats and reigning champions Galway go head-to-head for the O’Duffy Cup this weekend.

# top-cat - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

'Henry has the attributes to be an inter-county manager... that's not to say it will be with Kilkenny'
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'Henry has the attributes to be an inter-county manager... that's not to say it will be with Kilkenny'

Feb 12th 2020, 4:45 PM 6,924 Views 1 Comment

Cats and Ballyhale star Joey Holden on his former teammate and club boss, and how hurling means so much, yet so little, at times.

# top-cat - Friday 24 January, 2020

Two-time All-Star and Ballyhale forward Fennelly to captain Kilkenny hurlers
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Two-time All-Star and Ballyhale forward Fennelly to captain Kilkenny hurlers

Jan 24th 2020, 9:16 AM 6,819 Views 3 Comments

Colin Fennelly has been nominated by his All-Ireland winning club.

# top-cat - Saturday 18 January, 2020

'It's like Croke Park when you're playing well' - 'Taggy' on his Dancing With The Stars experience
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'It's like Croke Park when you're playing well' - 'Taggy' on his Dancing With The Stars experience

Jan 18th 2020, 7:15 AM 13,150 Views 0 Comments

Cats legend Aidan Fogarty says ‘its the most ‘un-Kilkenny’ thing ever.

# top-cat - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

The day young Cats stepped up and broke the Cork gameplan and three-in-a-row bid
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The day young Cats stepped up and broke the Cork gameplan and three-in-a-row bid

Dec 25th 2019, 7:30 AM 11,851 Views 5 Comments

In an extract from his new book Camouflage, Eoin Larkin, reflecs on the first of his All-Irelands.

# top-cat - Friday 8 November, 2019

A day in the life of Kilkenny star Murphy on peacekeeping duties in Lebanon
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A day in the life of Kilkenny star Murphy on peacekeeping duties in Lebanon

Nov 8th 2019, 4:58 PM 10,159 Views 1 Comment

Paul Murphy will miss next year’s league campaign due to his upcoming tour of duty with the Irish army.

# top-cat - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Kilkenny to the bone: Reeling in the years, the good and the bad, with Cats legend Ann Downey
# Down-ey But Not Out
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# Down-ey But Not Out

Kilkenny to the bone: Reeling in the years, the good and the bad, with Cats legend Ann Downey

Oct 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,422 Views 0 Comments

She’s been instrumental in all 13 of Kilkenny’s All-Ireland camogie titles, but Downey recently stepped away.

# top-cat - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

'I couldn’t speak highly enough of Michael' - Cody hails departing lieutenant Dempsey
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'I couldn’t speak highly enough of Michael' - Cody hails departing lieutenant Dempsey

Oct 8th 2019, 11:07 AM 7,473 Views 3 Comments

Mick Dempsey has stepped down as Kilkenny’s strength and conditioning coach.

# top-cat - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Two-time All-Ireland winner Dowling named as Kilkenny camogie manager
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Two-time All-Ireland winner Dowling named as Kilkenny camogie manager

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:52 AM 9,259 Views 0 Comments

Dowling was ratified as Anne Downey’s successor last night.

# top-cat - Thursday 15 August, 2019

'To be out on the farm working with my Dad, it's a nice thing to be able to do together'
# Keane To Impress
From The42
# Keane To Impress

'To be out on the farm working with my Dad, it's a nice thing to be able to do together'

Aug 15th 2019, 5:28 PM 12,991 Views 0 Comments

In her 14th season of senior inter-county camogie, Kilkenny star Edwina Keane is enjoying life both on and off the playing field.

# top-cat - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Kilkenny legend expects 'huge challenge' in first senior inter-county job with Laois
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Kilkenny legend expects 'huge challenge' in first senior inter-county job with Laois

Nov 28th 2018, 8:30 PM 8,473 Views 1 Comment

Eddie Brennan won eight All-Irelands as a player and is now a highly-rated young manager.

# top-cat - Thursday 22 November, 2018

All-Ireland winning Kilkenny boss staying on for a fourth season in 2019
# Cats Get The Cream
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# Cats Get The Cream

All-Ireland winning Kilkenny boss staying on for a fourth season in 2019

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:27 PM 3,800 Views 1 Comment

Ann Downey delivered the O’Duffy Cup in her first year in charge in 2016.

# top-cat - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Pre-season competitions have 'to be forgotten about' to help the club game - Eoin Murphy
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Pre-season competitions have 'to be forgotten about' to help the club game - Eoin Murphy

Oct 25th 2018, 5:25 PM 5,492 Views 4 Comments

The Kilkenny goalkeeper also reckons David Herity will be a huge success in Kildare.

# top-cat - Monday 1 October, 2018

'Eager to get into it, but in due course' - Fennelly interested in inter-county management
# DOWN THE LINE
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# DOWN THE LINE

'Eager to get into it, but in due course' - Fennelly interested in inter-county management

Oct 1st 2018, 1:30 PM 5,124 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Kilkenny star admits he’s trying to hold himself back at the moment because of time commitments.

# top-cat - Friday 7 September, 2018

Missing last year's 'tough' All-Ireland loss through injury drives Kilkenny's Phelan on more
# We Go Again
From The42
# We Go Again

Missing last year's 'tough' All-Ireland loss through injury drives Kilkenny's Phelan on more

Sep 7th 2018, 10:47 AM 3,682 Views 0 Comments

The Cats are preparing for yet another Croke Park battle with Cork.

# top-cat - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

8-time All-Ireland champion Eddie Brennan in line to take over Laois hurlers
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8-time All-Ireland champion Eddie Brennan in line to take over Laois hurlers

Aug 8th 2018, 9:47 PM 7,696 Views 5 Comments

The Kilkenny man has been proposed for the job.

# top-cat - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Kilkenny's TJ Reid - 'You can try and close your ears but it does creep in'
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Kilkenny's TJ Reid - 'You can try and close your ears but it does creep in'

Apr 11th 2018, 7:17 PM 10,516 Views 4 Comments

The Cats attacker feels too much was made of the illustrious names that departed their squad.

# top-cat - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Mark Bergin anointed Kilkenny hurling captain for the year ahead
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Mark Bergin anointed Kilkenny hurling captain for the year ahead

Jan 17th 2017, 10:39 PM 8,263 Views 5 Comments

The 27-year-old was O’Loughlin Gaels’ nomination.

# top-cat - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Playing up front with Shefflin in soccer, sleepless nights and Cody's future
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Playing up front with Shefflin in soccer, sleepless nights and Cody's future

Nov 29th 2016, 6:30 AM 9,603 Views 1 Comment

At 38-years-old, O’Loughlin Gaels’ Martin Comerford has seen and done it all in the game.

# top-cat - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Good news for Kilkenny/bad news for Galway as Richie Hogan is on the comeback trail
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Good news for Kilkenny/bad news for Galway as Richie Hogan is on the comeback trail

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:10 AM 4,559 Views 2 Comments

The seven-time All-Ireland winner is rated 50-50 for next month’s Leinster hurling decider.

# top-cat - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Back from Syria to help Kilkenny and getting the backing of a 10-time All-Ireland winner
# Eoin Larkin
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# Eoin Larkin

Back from Syria to help Kilkenny and getting the backing of a 10-time All-Ireland winner

May 17th 2016, 12:15 AM 18,872 Views 11 Comments

Eoin Larkin has returned to action at club level and that’s good news for Kilkenny hurling fans.

# top-cat - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Donal Óg's 'Stepford Wives' jibe 'did an injustice to Kilkenny', says Shefflin
# I Am Not A Robot
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# I Am Not A Robot

Donal Óg's 'Stepford Wives' jibe 'did an injustice to Kilkenny', says Shefflin

Sep 26th 2015, 11:25 AM 12,868 Views 48 Comments

The Cats icon was on the Late Late last night.

# top-cat - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

JJ Delaney relives THAT hook and explains why he had no second thoughts about retiring
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JJ Delaney relives THAT hook and explains why he had no second thoughts about retiring

Mar 3rd 2015, 7:00 AM 5,497 Views 4 Comments

Tipp win “justified my decision more than anything,” says the nine-time All-Ireland winner.

# top-cat - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Kilkenny's David Morris just knocked world champion Mark Selby out of the UK Championship
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Kilkenny's David Morris just knocked world champion Mark Selby out of the UK Championship

Nov 29th 2014, 4:35 PM 17,440 Views 19 Comments

It’s the biggest win of the Irishman’s career.

# top-cat - Friday 1 August, 2014

Brian Cody: Calling Dublin 'manufactured hurlers' is condescending
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Brian Cody: Calling Dublin 'manufactured hurlers' is condescending

Aug 1st 2014, 4:29 PM 7,559 Views 29 Comments

You can’t accuse the Kilkenny boss of hurling snobbery.

# top-cat - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Joyous cat puts an end to ALL bad cat stereotypes
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Joyous cat puts an end to ALL bad cat stereotypes

Apr 12th 2014, 4:40 PM 5,162 Views 4 Comments

Best welcome home ever.

# top-cat - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Back to business: Brian Cody to stay on with Kilkenny
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Back to business: Brian Cody to stay on with Kilkenny

Sep 11th 2013, 8:29 PM 5,960 Views 20 Comments

The Cats boss wasn’t tempted by the Ireland job, it seems.

# top-cat - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

'Great to see Cody back on the sideline for Kilkenny,' admits Michael Fennelly
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'Great to see Cody back on the sideline for Kilkenny,' admits Michael Fennelly

May 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,519 Views 0 Comments

‘His health is key and whenever he felt right he was going to come back,’ says the Ballyhale Shamrocks clubman.

# top-cat - Saturday 3 December, 2011

O'Neill pens three-year deal to take charge of Sunderland
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O'Neill pens three-year deal to take charge of Sunderland

Dec 3rd 2011, 5:18 PM 223 Views 0 Comments

It’s been coming all week but Sunderland have finally confirmed that Martin O’Neill is their new boss.

# top-cat - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

Going nowhere
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Going nowhere

Nov 9th 2010, 12:35 PM 155 Views 0 Comments

Brian Cody to stay on as Kilkenny manager for an incredible 13th year.