HL top scorers: Kildare star at the summit

February 13, 2019

The 2019 Allianz Hurling League scoring charts.

Kildare's Brian Byrne is the 2019 Allianz Hurling League top scorer after two rounds.

The Lilywhites have hit the ground running in Division 2B under new boss David Herity and last year's Christy Ring Cup winning captain scored an eye-watering 3-14 to help the Lilywhites to a record 37-point victory over Warwickshire in the second round.

Kildare captain Brian Byrne lifts the Christy Ring Cup. ©INPHO/Tommy Grealy.

The Naas man has 4-19 (31) to his name overall while Waterford's Stephen Bennett is his closest rival on 0-28.

The top scorers in each division are: Kevin Kelly, Kilkenny (1A); Bennett (1B); Shane Conway, Kerry (2A); Byrne (2B); Damien Casey, Tyrone (3A); Cathal Mullane, Clement Cunniffe (3B).

Overall league top scorers:
Brian Byrne, Kildare 4-19 (31)
Stephen Bennett, Waterford 0-28 (28)
Damien Casey, Tyrone 2-19 (25)
Shane Conway, Kerry 1-22 (25)
James McNaughton, Antrim 1-20 (23)
Martin Kavanagh, Carlow 0-23 (23)

Division 1A
Kevin Kelly, Kilkenny 1-19 (22)
Seamus Callanan, Tipperary 2-12 (18)
Aaron Gillane, Limerick 1-14 (17)
Patrick Horgan, Cork 0-15 (15)
Jack O'Connor, Wexford 1-11 (14)
Peter Duggan, Clare 0-10 (10)

Division 1B
Stephen Bennett, Waterford 0-28 (28)
Martin Kavanagh, Carlow 0-23 (23)
Joe Canning, Galway 0-20 (20)
Mark Kavanagh, Laois 1-12 (15)
Donal Burke, Dublin 1-10 (13)
Oisin O'Rorke, Dublin 2-4 (10)

Division 2A
Shane Conway, Kerry 1-22 (25)
James McNaughton, Antrim 1-20 (23)
Niall Mitchell, Westmeath 1-11 (14)
Padraig O'Hanrahan, Meath 0-13 (13)
Eoin O'Neill, Antrim 3-2 (11)
Shane Boland, Mayo 0-10 (10)
*NOTE: The round 2 fixture between London and Mayo was postponed and has been re-fixed for Saturday, 9 March.

Division 2B
Brian Byrne, Kildare 4-19 (31)
Cormac O'Doherty, Derry 0-18 (18)
Declan Coulter, Donegal 0-15 (15)
Paul Sheehan, Down 0-15 (15)
Emmett McCabe, Warwickshire 0-11 (11)
Enda Donohoe, Wicklow 0-10 (10)

Division 3A
Damien Casey, Tyrone 2-19 (25)
Ronan Crowley, Lancashire 0-18 (18)
Shane Curley, Roscommon 0-14 (14)
Darren Geoghegan, Louth 1-10 (13)
Ryan McKernan, Tyrone 1-6 (9)
Padraig Kelly, Roscommon 0-9 (9)

Division 3B
Cathal Mullane, Longford 1-8 (11)
Clement Cunniffe, Leitrim 0-11 (11)
Ryan Bogue, Fermanagh 0-10 (10)
Ben Murray, Leitrim 0-9 (9)
Tony O'Kelly-Lynch, Sligo 1-5 (8)
Gary Cadden, Sligo 1-4 (7)

Goalscoring charts:
Brian Byrne (Kildare) 4
Eoin O'Neill (Antrim) 3
Oisin O'Rorke (Dublin) 2
Seamus Callanan (Tipperary) 2
John Lennon (Laois) 2
Thomas Ryan (Waterford) 2
Patrick Curran (Waterford) 2
Alan Grant (Derry) 2
Bernard Deay (Kildare) 2
Dylan McKenna (Armagh) 2
Eoin McGuinness (Armagh) 2
Gearoid Egan (Roscommon) 2
Damien Casey (Tyrone) 2

Highest individual scores from each round:

Round 1
Stephen Bennett (Waterford v Offaly) 0-16

Round 2
Brian Byrne (Kildare v Warwickshire) 3-14



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