Leinster MHC: Seven-up for Cats

May 18, 2013
Kilkenny 7-16
Kildare 1-9

It was all one-way traffic as Kilkenny comfortably saw off Kildare in the Leinster MHC at Newbridge.

A goal from Alan Murphy after just 10 seconds set the tone for the match and the Cats raced into a 5-9 to 1-3 half-time lead.

Murphy completed his hat-trick of goals two minutes after the resumption.

Kilkenny - D Brennan; J Tyrell, E Cody, P Cass; C Wallace, J Stanley, D Joyce; J Maher (0-1), C Ryan; L Blanchfield (0-2), V Teehan (0-1), E Kenny (0-2); L Hennessy, M Kenny (3-2), A Murphy (3-6). Subs: L Scanlon (0-2) for Hennessy, N Mullins (1-0) for E Kenny.

Kildare - S Nolan; N Connolly, K Maher, C Grogan; J Hill, D Casey, D Keane; E Doddy (0-2), J Reeves; E Dempsey, P Moran, T Forde (0-1); E O'Hehir (0-1), N Kenny (1-0), B Byrne (0-4). Subs: S Ryan for Hill, B Kilkenny for Reeves, C Egan (0-1) for O'Hehir, L O'Brien for Kenny, S O'Shea for Maher.

Referee - K Brady.

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