Floodlit Soccer League
11-a-side matches Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, September to May.  All proceeds go to the O’Neill Centre, Enable Ireland.
Contact:  Eamonn Cleere Telephone: 087 9582127
Location:  Scanlon Park, Loughboy, Kilkenny and Loreto, Granges Rd, Kilkenny
Kilkenny and District League


Kilkenny Snooker Club
10 full size snooker tables and two 9 ball American pool tables. Open 7 days, year round, 11.30am until late. Internet café also.
Contact:  Eugene Hughes
Location:  21 Blackmill St, Kilkenny
St Michael’s Snooker Club
We offer you a great night socialising. Open seven days a week, three full size snooker tables. Youth Competition for prizes Monday Night - handicap system. Open to new members


Kilkenny Rugby Football Club
1st, 2nd, 3rd and youth teams. Training sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays or Fridays. Season runs September to April.  Sunday training for youths.
Contact:  Lar Foley, President  Telephone: 056 7763584
               Sean O’Shea, PRO  Telephone:  087 2553841
Location:  Waterford Rd, Foulkstown, Kilkenny 


Graiguenamanagh Rowing Club
Members of this club train year round Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday and Sunday mornings. There are men’s and ladies crews and they take part in singles, doubles skulls, 4’s and 8’s and have been very successful in national competitions.
Contact:  Martin O’Brien Telephone: 059 9724596
Location: The Boathouse, Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny
Telephone: 086 8211140

Rock Climbing

Ballykeeffe Quarry
Rock climbing on the quarry face is a very popular pastime. Climbers from all over Ireland come throughout the year to sample the multitude of climbs.
Location:  Ballykeefe, Kilmanagh, Co Kilkenny

Rifle Shooting

Country Leisure Activity Centre
Indoor rifle shooting. Tuition and all equipment provided. Pre-booking required.
Contact:  Mary Walshe Tel/Fax: 056 7761791
Location:  Bonnettsrath (2 km from Kilkenny City), Castlecomer Rd, Kilkenny

Martial Arts

Budo Jka Karate Club
Traditional Shotokan Karate lessons for beginners and advanced level by qualified black belt instructor. Tuesday and Friday, 7.30pm to 9pm. 
Contact:  Sensei Kevin Shortall 2nd Dan JKS  
Telephone: 086 3668669
Location:  Loreto Secondary School, Granges Rd, Kilkenny
Dragons Lair Martial Arts & Fitness Centre


Kiltorcan Raceway
1000 metre outdoor karting circuit and 270cc karts. Full training and safety equipment supplied.  Events can be arranged for groups of 10 or more. Minimum age 10 yrs. Advisable to telephone to check availability.  Open six days. Closed Monday, except public holidays.
Location: Kiltorcan, Ballyhale, Co Kilkenny Off the N9 half way between Kilkenny and Waterford   
Telephone: 087 2464872 

Inline Skating

Kilkenny Bandits Inline Hockey Club
Inline skating is like ice hockey (but without the ice!), with high-speed action and skill. This is a fast growing sport. Anyone from age 8 upwards is welcome. Training provided. Meet Sundays and Wednesdays, 7pm.
Contact:  Steve Barcoe Telephone: 087 6602992
Location:  Skatemania, Bagenalstown, Co Carlow


Hurling Clubs
For details of your local club and general enquiries check the website below or contact the PRO.   Contact details and application forms for the Supporters Club are also available on the website.
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