Kilkenny secure Leinster title

Sun 18th Jul Paul Fitzgerald

Kilkenny secure Leinster title

Kilkenny have secured their 73rd Leinster title following a 1-25 to 0-19 win over Dublin in Croke Park.   Kilkenny led from the start but were pushed all the way by a determined Dublin, weakened by the loss of several players to a COVID scare and the loss of their full back two minutes into the game.   Kilkenny now await a team to come through the qualifier route to meet them in an Ireland semi-final in three weeks time, while Dublin must head down the qualifier route to advance.

On a busy week for the inter-county game in Kilkenny the U-20 hurlers face Galway in a Leinster semi-final in Tullamore on Tuesday evening at 7.30pm while the 2021 minors will have a home game against Offaly on Wednesday evening in UPMC Nowlan Park at 7.30pm.

Click here for a match report of yesterday’s senior Leinster final courtesy of Robert Cribbin

Click here for pictures from yesterday’s senior Leinster final courtesy of Willie Dempsey

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