Manager Niall Bergin has announced the Kilkenny minor panel for 2023 before their opening game against Laois this Saturday.
Overall 17 clubs will be represented on the panel from all over the county, with seven stemming from James Stephens.
At the minor level, a late victory was secured by a single point against the Village for Dicksboro to win the minor title yet again in dramatic circumstances. Due to the county title going the way of the ‘Boro, both Captain and Vice come from the city side.
See also: It has been a campaign to remember for Dicksboro at underage levels this year
Kilkenny minor panel:
Dicksboro: Evan Murphy (capt), Mikey Stynes (vice-capt), Brain Moore, Patrick Lacey, Donnchadh Hennessy
Barrow Rangers: Patrick Purcell
Clara: David Bacroe
Emeralds: Micheal Ahren
Erins Owen: Conor Brophy, Bobby brennen
Feinans: Rory Garret, Jery Henderson
Glenmore: Darragh Vereker
Graiguenamanagh: Nickey Ryan, Stephen Kinsella
Graigue Ballcallan: Eoghan Cahil
James Stephens: Ed McDermott, Seab Bergin, Noah Minogue, Sean Deely, Ed Lauhoff, Billy O’Sullivan, Bill McDermott
Mooncoin: Robbie Doherty
O’Loughlin Gaels: Greg Kelly, Daniel
Piltown: Andrew Phelan, Niall O’Brien
St Martins: Micheal Keane, James O’Neill
Tullaroan: Ciallin Brennan
Windgap: Conor Doyle
Young Irelands: Cian phelan
This will be a big game for Bergin and his side after last years semi-final loss to Laois in the Leinster semi-final thus becoming the first The O’Moore County team to do so at this level since 1964.