Three-in-a-row for Kilmoyley

October 06, 2003
Kilmoyley 2-10 Lixnaw 1-05 Defending champions Kilmoyley claimed their third senior hurling championship title on the trot with a eight points win over Lixnaw, played at Austin Stack Park, Tralee on October 5. Lixnaw's failure to score in the second half was a major factor in their downfall as the game was played in windy conditions throughout with the half-time score being 1-5 to 0-4 in Lixnaw's favour. County star Shane Brick led the way for Kilmoyley as his well taken goal in the second half set up the winners for a comfortable win as they totally dominated the play for the remainder of the match. Brick finished with 1-4 to his credit and he also set up Kilmoyley's second goal for corner-forward Ollie Diggin to fire home and end the match as a contest with over ten minutes remaining. Kilmoyley - J Walsh, B Harris, P Regan, I Brick, S Fitzgerald, J McCarthy, C Harris, D Young, R Gentleman, B Brick, S Brick 1-4, M Murnane, O Diggin 1-2, C Walsh 0-2, M Regan 0-2. Subs: T Murnane for D Young, S Griffin for C Harris, J Murnane for J McCarthy Lixnaw - E Thornton, T Brosnan, M McCarthy, P Corridan, M Cronin, T McKenna 0-1, M Corridan, P Lyons, J Maher, E Galvin, E Fitzmaurice 0-1, J Griffin, R Galvin, M Conway 1-3, R Thornton. Subs: C Fitzmaurice for J Maher Referee - B Dunne (Ballyheigue)


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