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posted 14 Feb 2011, 03:57 by Unknown user   [ updated 14 Feb 2011, 03:59 by Denis Tuohy Agricultural Consultant ]

Clare 5-17          Kilkenny 1-1

CLARE secured their first brace of league points when they crushed Kilkenny in Saturday’s Allianz NFL Division Four tie at Miltown Malbay.


A 28 points difference at the final whistle indicated the gulf in class between the sides as the hosts took control from the opening minute 
after full-forward Cathal O’Connor had the ball in the net. 

Clare led 3-6 to 0-1 at the break with O’Connor and Shane Brennan both netting. 

The visitors pulled one back through substitute Michael Duggan early in the second period, but Clare dominated throughout and goals by 
Alan Clohessy and Shane Brennan in the 62nd minute sealed a facile victory. 

Scorers for Clare: A Clohessy (1-7, 6f), C O’Connor (2-2), S Brennan (2-0),D O’Brien (0-3), John Hayes (0-2), G Brennan, E Lyons (f), M O’Regan (0-1) each. 

Scorers for Kilkenny: M Duggan (1-0), G Lawlor (0-1, 1f). 

CLARE: Joe Hayes; N White, L Healy, M McMahon; K Hartnett, S McNeilis, John Hayes; G Brennan, T Ryan; S Brennan, M Foran, N Browne; E Lyons, C O’Connor, A Clohessy. 

Subs: M O’Regan for White inj. (19), D O’Brien for Foran (ht), A Cahill for Browne (ht), D O’Connor for Lyons (55), C Ryan for Clohessy (63). 

KILKENNY: JJ O’Sullivan; D Grennan, R O’Hara, J Sheehan; J Mackey, M Malone, J Cullinane; E Vereker, C Foran; T Kehoe, D Garvey, P Raftice; D Prendergast, G Lawlor, S Mooney. 

Subs: M Duggan for Malone (ht), J Culleton for Lawlor (46), M Saunders for Prendergast (57), S Connelly for Garvey (60). 

Referee: R Moloney (Limerick)



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