Mount Leinster Rangers finished with nine points to spare (3-17 to 0-17) over Naomh Eoin in today's Carlow SHC final at Netwatch Cullen Park.
Kevin McDonald's first half-goal sowed the seeds for a 1-12 to 0-7 half-time lead.
Second-half strikes from Diarmuid Byrne and Denis Murphy, who finished the game with 1-10 (1-2 from play), confirmed MLR's superiority.
Mount Leinster Rangers - F Foley; W Hickey, R Kelly, M Doyle; E Coady, D Phelan, G Kelly; D Byrne (1-1), R Coady; P Coady (0-1), J Murphy (0-1), E Byrne (0-1); D Murphy (1-10, 0-7f, 0-1'65), C Nolan (0-3), K McDonald (1-0). Subs: T Joyce for J Murphy, D Byrne for K McDonald, M Malone for E Coady, J Kelly for P Coady, G Lawlor for G Kelly.
Naomh Eoin - B Tracey (0-2f); R Nolan, J O'Hara, T Nolan; S Kavanagh, E Nolan, M Mullins (0-1); E Redmond, P Abbey (0-2); JM Nolan (0-1), R Smithers (0-1), C Foley; D Smithers, P Nolan (0-9, 8f), J Kavanagh. Sub: K Foley (0-1) for J Kavanagh.
Referee - P Keogh.