Kehoe Cup: Fennelly leads Faithful to opening round win

November 30, 2019

Offaly manager Michael Fennelly. ©INPHO/Tom O'Hanlon.

Offaly enjoyed a winning start under new manager MIchael Fennelly at the expense of Kildare in today’s Kehoe Cup fixture at Birr.

Fennelly’s charges registered a 2-28 to 0-18 win against the Lilywhites who are managed by his former Kilkenny team-mate David Herity.

The first-half finished with the home side 0-16 to 1-9 to the good and second-half goals from Eoghan Cahill and Oisin Kelly applied the gloss to their performance.

Offaly - S Corcoran; C Burke, D Egan, M Cleary; D Doughan, B Conneely, D King; A Treacy (0-2), J Sampson; T Geraghty (0-4), O Kelly (1-3, 0-1sl), S Cleary (0-1); L Langton (0-2), B Duignan (0-3), E Cahill (1-10, 0-2f, 0-1'65). Subs: C Langton (0-2) for J Sampson, P Geraghty (0-1) for T Geraghty, E Parlon for S Cleary, O Murphy for M Cleary, R Ravenhill for D King.

Kildare - M Doyle; N O Muineachain, J Doran, C Derivan; S Lacey (0-1), R Boran, D Costello; A Kelly, R Dunne; J Sheridan (0-5, 3f, 1'65), J Burke, C Smith; S Whelan, C Melville (0-1), M Delaney (0-7, 5f, '65). Subs: Cathal Dowling for A Kelly, S Ryan (0-3) for S Whelan, A Kelly for C Melville, Conor Dowling (0-1) for R Dunne, C Gordon for R Boran, R Dunne for A Kelly, R Boran for D Costello, J Connolly for M Delaney.

Referee - D Hughes.

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