No complacency issues for Dunnamaggin

February 08, 2019

Dunnamaggin's Noel Hickey during his Kilkenny days. ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan.

Despite being overwhelming favourites to lift the All-Ireland club JHC title on Sunday, Dunnamaggin manager Eamonn Kennedy has stressed that his charges will not be complacent against Monaghan champions Castleblayney Faughs.

The Monaghan and Ulster champions face a huge task as they head for Croke Park to take on a Dunnamaggin side that includes multiple All-Ireland winner Noel Hickey.

It is hard to see anything other than a win for the Kilkenny side, but Kennedy is in no mood to get carried away ahead of the game.

“We have to treat Castleblayney with absolute respect. They are a good hurling team,” Kennedy told the Kilkenny People.

“One thing is for sure, they know how to win, as their serious record in the Monaghan championship confirms. A team on a good run and with a good winning record can be deadly dangerous, no matter where they are from.”

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