It’s a bumper weekend of action on KCLR as Kilkenny and Ballyhale Shamrocks both look to continue their fine form at either end of their respective seasons.
While Derek Lyng’s side are merely at the start of their 2023 campaign, the five-in-a-row county champions are hoping to claim a ninth All-Ireland title.
Our build-up to both games begins on Friday evening and continues across the weekend.
From Friday at 6pm on Scoreline, Eddie Scally will be catching up with Ballyhale Shamrocks manager Pat Hoban as he looks forward to his side’s meeting with Dunloy in Sunday’s decider.
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You won’t want to miss Scoreline from 4pm on Saturday either with Shamrocks duo Adrian Mullen and Joey Holden both giving their thoughts ahead of the big game.
Our coverage of the biggest day in club hurling begins at 1pm with two-time All-Ireland winners and KCLR analysts Michael Walsh and Adrian Ronan giving their verdicts ahead of a 1.30pm throw-in.
Following full live commentary from Croke Park, we’ll be catching up with members of both sides management teams and players and reviewing the club season with our experts.
Our first live game of the weekend sees Kilkenny’s journey in the Walsh Cup continue at a sold out Chadwicks Wexford Park at 6pm on Saturday night.
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We’ll be talking to Wexford GAA chairman Micheál Martin on Scoreline on Friday evening as he gives us an insight into the new floodlights that will be used for the first time on Saturday at the home of Wexford GAA.
Saturday’s conversations with Mullen and Holden are not just focused on their club with the 2019 Young Hurler of the Year chatting about his Kilkenny career to date and his hopes for the new season, while the 2015 All-Ireland winning captain elaborates on why he is the last man from Noreside to lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup.
South East Radio’s Liam Spratt provides the opposition view ahead of the highly anticipated encounter before we cross to our team in Wexford from 5.30pm for build-up and full commentary.
We’ll also be chatting to the founder of Fantasy Hurling, Cathal MacFhirléinn, and Kilkenny football manager Christy Walsh will explain what needs to happen if the sport is to grow in the county.
You can hear from the pair on Saturday.
You can listen to Kilkenny’s game with Wexford in the Walsh Cup from 6pm this Saturday and Ballyhale Shamrocks’ All-Ireland final clash against Dunloy at 1.30pm on Sunday on KCLR.
KCLR is the only place where you can hear full live commentaries of all of Kilkenny’s Walsh Cup, Allianz National Hurling League, Leinster championship and All-Ireland series games in 2023.