Kilkenny board confident Nowlan park will host league games

Kilkenny board confident Nowlan park will host league games

nowlanThe Kilkenny county board are fully confident that Nowlan Park WILL host the county’s national hurling league fixtures despite damage to the stadium during the week.


Part of the roof of the Old Stand was ripped off in Wednesday’s storm but county board chairman Ned Quinn says there is no danger of home games being moved out of the city venue.


Meanwhile the Clare county board have dismissed reports that Sunday’s national league opener against Kilkenny will be postponed.


There had been fears that Cusack park would be unplayable due to the recent stormy weather but County board officials are confident the game will go ahead.


According to reports this morning the All Ireland champions will not cede home advantage even if the game does not go ahead as planned.


Ahead of Sunday’s game Jackie Tyrell says Clare’s performances in 2013 have raised the bar for every other side this season.


The Kilkenny defender feels the Banner’s displays last season means all other counties must improve :

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