Kildare, Offaly, Westmeath and Wexford secured wins in the opening round of the Leinster MHC today.
The Lilywhites overturned a four-point half-time deficit edge out Antrim by 2-17 to 4-7 in Newbridge
They had trailed by 1-6 to 4-1 at the change of ends but proceeded to outscore the visitors by 1-11 to 0-6 on the resumption.
Offaly ran out comfortable 4-23 to 0-13 winners over hosts Meath in Trim with Danny Flanagan, Cathal Kiely, Ciaran Teehan and DJ McLoughlin raising green flags for the winners.
Meanwhile, Westmeath recorded a 2-15 to 0-9 victory over Carlow.
Two David Devine goals applied the gloss to a fine team performance by the Lake County.
They had led by 0-9 to 0-6 at the end of the opening 30 minutes.
Wexford are also up and running with a victory after they dispatched of Laois by 1-21 to 0-18 at Innovate Wexford Park.
A closely contested first-half finished with the home side 0-13 to 0-11 to the good.
Owen Whitty netted the game's only goal in the 46th minute and that sent the Model County on the road to a six-point win.
Kildare - S Burke; D Murray, J McKeown, C Shanahan; B Noone, E Dempsey, D Costello; H Dunne (0-1), C Boran (0-1); M Curtin (0-7f), D Hanafin (0-1), S Whyte (0-3); D Melville (0-1), C McCabe (0-2), F O'Sullivan (1-0). Subs: M Eustace for J McKeown, J Cleary for E Dempsey, M McGovern (1-1) for D Hanafin, J Higgins for D Melville.
Antrim - K McAuley; D McCloskey, A Gallagher, C McQuillan; D Stevenson, C Donnelly, C McKernan; S O'Boyle, N O'Connor (0-2); J McAllister, R McFarlane (0-1), C O'Connor (1-0); E McGrath (1-0), C Bohill (1-2, 0-2f), M McGarry (1-0). Subs: R Hill for R McFarlane, D McKeogh (0-2) for M McGarry, R Crossan for E McGrath.
Referee - S Guinan.
Offaly - S Loughnane; A Flanagan, B Egan, S Mulrooney; L Egan, D Maher (0-1), L Nolan; E Houlihan, E Curley; C Kiely (1-7), C Sampson (0-6), DJ McLoughlin (1-3); D Molloy, C Donoghue (0-1), D Flanagan (1-2). Subs: C Teehan (1-2), A Brazil, A Walsh, J Screeney, E Gleeson (0-1).
Meath - C Ryan; B Holden, G Fleming, D Finlay; D Farrell, C Kelly, C Quigley; D O'Sullivan (0-1), J Murray; C Fitzgerald, C Sherlock (0-3), C Leavy; K Bawle (0-2), I Bermingham (0-4), M Cole (0-3). Subs: N McNally, C Bird, C McGovern, L Gough.
Referee - T Gleeson.
Westmeath - E Glennon; E McCabe, C McCormack, J Connell; D Hickey, F Brennan, C McClair; P Nangle (0-1), L Moore; D Devine (2-1), E Daly (0-9, 6f), D Ennis (0-1); D Core (0-2), J Gillen, D McGrath (0-1). Subs: C Regan for J Gillen, J Coffey for C McClair, S Williams for E Daly, C Fenlon for D Ennis, A McCormack for L Moore.
Carlow - C Abbey; P Kavanagh, N Bolger, M Joyce; E Dowling, J Doyle, N Hickey; T Daly, D Tobin (0-2); S Metclaffe, C Kavanagh (0-4, 3f), E Hosey; F O'Toole, R Whelan (0-2f), J Smithers (0-1). Subs: C Kehoe for S Metclaffe, J Wall for J Doyle.
Referee - C Mooney.
Wexford - D Hayes; S Walsh, R Scallan, N Rowe; E Doyle, D Codd, B Dunne; Z Firman (0-1), R Lawlor (0-1); J Kehoe (0-1), T Murphy (0-3), O Whitty (1-0); AJ Redmond (0-12, 9f, 2'65), J Kirwan (0-1), P Whitty (0-1). Subs: C Molloy (0-1) for J Kirwan, D O'Neill for Z Firman, D Cantwell for P Whitty, F Roche for B Dunne, E Doran for T Murphy.
Laois - L Fitzpatrick; B Shore, D Brennan, K Kirwan; K Kelly, C Cosgrove (0-3, 2f), T Fitzpatrick; F Mahoney, F Holland; C Byrne (0-3), A Connolly (0-1), T Cuddy (0-2); M Hennessy (0-3), C O'Shaughnessy (0-1), A Kirwan (0-5, 3f). Subs: E Hawkes for K Kirwan, N Carey for K Kelly, G O'Neill for B Shore.
Referee - R Fitzsimons.Tweet