Leinster MHC: Easy for Offaly

April 14, 2014
Offaly 1-16
Carlow 1-8

Offaly strolled to a comprehensive Leinster MHC victory over Carlow.

The game was effectively over as contest at the halfway stage with the Faithful County holding a 1-13 to 0-3 lead.

Cillian Kiely top-scored for the winners with eight points (two from play) while Eoghan Cahill netted their goal towards the end of the first half.

Chris Nolan pulled a goal back for the Barrowsiders in the second half but they had left themselves with too big a mountain to climb.

Offaly - O Mahon; P Delaney, C Taylor, N Duffy; D Healy, D Spain, D Mahon; C Kiely (0-8), P Guinan (0-1); O Kelly (0-1), J Fogarty (0-1), R Hughes (0-4); S Healy, J Kilmartin, E Cahill (1-1). Subs: JP Cleary for S Healy, C Molloy for D Mahon, C Freeman for J Fogarty.

Carlow - S Walshe; P Coughlan, P Shanahan, C Byrne; T Maher, E Redmond, A Dunne; D Grennan, G Coady; S O'Neill, O Roberts, A Kane (0-1); L Galway (0-1), K McDonald (0-5), C Nolan (1-1). Subs: J Murphy for P Coughlan, D O'Neill for D Grennan.

Referee - G Quilty.

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