For the first time since it’s inception, Hurling for Cancer Research will be held away from St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge due to it’s planned refurbishment. We would like to wish St Conleth’s good luck with the works and we look forward to seeing the final result.
The good news is that you will still get your chance to rub shoulders with celebrities from sports and entertainment all whilst making a difference and helping support vital cancer research with Hurling For Cancer Research to be held on Monday 21 August 2023 from 6pm at Netwatch Cullen Park in Carlow.
Purchase your individual (€10) or family* (€15) ticket online or make a donation direct to Hurling for Cancer Research and help support a great cause. All funds from the sale of tickets and donations will go directly towards funding vital cancer research, binging us closer to a future free from cancer.
For any questions regarding Hurling for Cancer Research please contact Emma at [email protected]
*A family ticket covers two adults and up to three children under 15.
Hurling For Cancer Research was established in 2011 when leading flat trainer and hurling fanatic, Jim Bolger challenged champion jockey Davy Russell and his weigh room colleagues to a game of hurling against him and his staff all in support of raising funds and awareness for cancer research.
Since then, the event has helped raise in excess of €1.2 Million towards an overall investment from the Irish Cancer Society of €30 Million in life-changing clinical trials and cutting-edge cancer research studies. Each year the Society funds over 100 cancer researchers across Ireland, thanks to the support of events such as Hurling For Cancer Research.
Check out the video below from Hurling For Cancer Research 2022 to see all the fun and excitement of the day!
St. Conleths Park, Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Purchase tickets online here or at the gate. Cash and card options will be available at the venue.
Gates open 4.30pm with a scheduled match start time of 6:00pm. For convenience and to avoid delays on arrival, please have your tickets either printed or downloaded onto your phone.
There will be free parking on production of your Hurling for Cancer ticket at Whitewater Shopping Centre (9 minute walk) and Newbridge College (13 min walk). We highly recommend availing of this parking, as there is extremely limited on street parking available. All buses must park in Newbridge College. Please note that Newbridge Town will be busy around the time of the match so we would suggest you leave yourself extra time when travelling.
Brew Café will be providing tea, coffee and snacks at the venue.
Cul Sliotars will be selling jerseys with 20% of profits being donated to Irish Cancer Society. There will also be hurls on sale (with a sharpie pen included) to capture all your favourite players autographs. The Irish Cancer Society research and cancer prevention teams will also be on hand and available to answer any questions you may have.
We ask all those attending the match to respect the local community, its residents and properties. Please leave no trace and use the bins provided.
Thank you Jim Bolger
Well done to all involved with this great cause and especially to those who founded it! 👏🏻
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