Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# top cats

Last week
26th March 2023 - 1st April 2023
# top cats
Kilkenny see off Cork to set up Division 1 final with Limerick
Kilkenny will face Limerick in a repeat of the All-Ireland final.
# top cats
Kilkenny see off Cork to set up Division 1 final with Limerick
Kilkenny will face Limerick in a repeat of the All-Ireland final.
Last year
# top cats
'The off the field stuff was very tough...It just seemed that everything was going wrong'
Brian Dowling hailed Kilkenny’s team spirit in face of adversity this season.
# top cats
Tigers have rediscovered their claws, but Leinster have the quality to survive trip to Welford Road
Leo Cullen will be back on familiar ground when the province visit Leicester today.
# Report
Goals key for Cats as Kilkenny secure deserved win over previously unbeaten Waterford
Goals in either half by Cillian Buckley and Billy Ryan ultimately proved the difference at UPMC Nowlan Park.
All time
# top cats
'She didn't get a result until half-way through the match' - Kilkenny boss hoping for Covid-free 2022
Brian Dowling’s reappointment for a third season in charge was confirmed on Tuesday night.
# top cats
Kilkenny surge to 73rd Leinster title after dominating second-half against Dublin
Mattie Kenny lost four players due to a Covid case in the camp ahead of the game.
# Super Sub
'He's outrageously skillful' - Kilkenny captain hails Hogan's bouncebackability
The 2014 Hurler of the Year inspired the Cats to a late Leinster final comeback win.
# top cats
Ann Downey effect still visible in Kilkenny through successor and former Cats hurler Dowling
Brian Dowling is channelling his inner Ann Downey.
# top cats
'Lads would say you dream of playing in Croke Park but with your club, it never came into my mind'
Padraig Walsh and Tullaroan are gearing up for Sunday’s All-Ireland intermediate hurling club final.
# top cats
Cody relishing showdown against 'the best team in the country'
Kilkenny will take on the reigning All-Ireland champions in the semi-final in two weeks.
# top cats
TJ Reid bags 2-12 as dominant second-half guides Kilkenny to opening day win over Dublin
Dublin led by four at the interval before Kilkenny turned the screw in the second-half.
# top cats
Hogan's injury woes continue but Murphy and Fennelly to rejoin Kilkenny squad next month
Paul Murphy and Colin Fennelly have been on a UN peacekeeping tour in Lebanon.
# Cats Get The Cream
Kilkenny hold on for three-point success over Offaly to book Walsh Cup final place
Brian Cody’s side triumphed in Tullamore today.
# Sister Act
'Our household is manic on the best of days, but on All-Ireland day it's a complete joke!'
Anna Farrell is lining out alongside two of her sisters in today’s All-Ireland senior camogie final as Kilkenny eye a back-to-back double.
# top cats
Sister Act! Farrells to the fore as Kilkenny eye back-to-back double
The reigning champions, captained by Anna Farrell, face Waterford in their All-Ireland championship opener tomorrow.
# top cats
Impressive Kilkenny lay down championship marker with league final win over Cork
Ann Downey oversaw an all-round performance.
# top cats
TJ Reid a class apart as Dublin well beaten by Kilkenny
Victory at Nowlan Park sees Kilkenny face Offaly in the league quarter-finals.
# top cats
Kilkenny hit 8 goals to hammer Tipp while Cork and Galway also triumph
The senior camogie championship continued this afternoon.
Match report: Kilkenny come out on the right side of history at second time of asking
It’s just the 10 Celtic Crosses for Henry Shefflin now.
Impressive Kilkenny see off Wexford to set up semi-final with Galway
Brian Cody will be pleased with his day’s work.
# top cats
Kilkenny's Rower-Inistioge lift the Leinster intermediate hurling club crown
The Kilkenny side overcame Wexford’s Buffers Alley this afternoon.
# top cats
Clara are crowned Kilkenny senior hurling champions after 27-year wait
Victory over Carrickshock saw Clara crowned champions just 12 months after they won the Kilkenny intermediate title.
# top cats
Cats made to fight by Faithful but claim place in Leinster U-21 decider
Offaly pushed Kilkenny all the way in the provincial semi-final tonight.
# top cats
Open thread: who was your All-Ireland hurling final replay man-of-the-match?
Kilkenny sealed their 35th All-Ireland SHC win today with a ruthless rout of Leinster kingpins Galway ,
# top cats
Taking stick: Has Kilkenny's air of invincibility been blown away?
The question is whether this win over Dublin blew away Kilkenny’s air of invincibility or whether such a stirring comeback merely added to it.