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Round-ups of the Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cups

Updated: Sunday, 12 May 2013 17:31 | Comments

John Egan was on target for Kerry
John Egan was on target for Kerry

Kerry are through to the Christy Ring Cup semi-finals after a 0-14 to 0-08 win over Derry in Tralee.

The Kingdom were six points ahead at half-time, holding a 0-10 to 0-04 advantage.

Paddy Henry scored four points for Derry but the hosts always maintained a significant lead and scores from John Griffin and John Egan completed the win.

Kerry's Christy Ring Cup semi-final will be played in a two weeks' time, with the quarter-finals next weekend also including the Oak Leafers.

Meath came out on the right side of an epic battle with Kildare in Newbridge

Cillian Farrell's men won 0-22 to 1-16 after extra time, after Kildare had led for most of normal time. 

In Round 2B, Wicklow beat Mayo, 4-19 to 3-10 in Arklow, while Down overcame Armagh in Crossmaglen on a scoreline of 1-20 to 1-11. 

Pauric Lodge rounds up the action in the Ring, Rackard and Meagher Cups


Elsewhere, in Round 2 of the Nicky Rackard Cup, Tyrone were comfortable 2-19 to 1-10 winners over Monaghan in Killclogher, while Donegal recorded a three-point win over Roscommon in Athleague, 1-16 to 0-16. 

Meanwhile, Longford saw off Leitrim, 3-12 to 0-07 in Pearse Park, and Fermanagh and Warwickshire drew 0-15 to 1-12 at Brewster Park in the Lory Meagher Cup Round 2.

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