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Wednesday 22 February 2017

Glennon destroys Kilkenny

Westmeath 2-17
Kilkenny 0-6

Published 25/01/2010 | 05:00

Goals during the opening quarter from Denis Glennon and Gavin Hoey put Westmeath on their way to an easy victory over Kilkenny at Ballyragget on Saturday.

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The early blast left Kilkenny 0-2 to 2-3 down, and they were always fighting an uphill battle after that. The winners led by 2-7 to 0-3 at the break and afterwards they were able to get in a bit of shooting practice against a very limited side.

Scorers -- Westmeath: D Glennon 1-6 (0-3f), R Greville 0-5 (0-2f), G Hoey 1-1, D Gilsenan (0-1f), J Smyth (0-1f) 0-2 each, A Finnan 0-1. Kilkenny: G Lalor 0-5, M Farrell 0-1.

Westmeath -- S Gallagher; J Hogan, J Gaffney, M Curley; M Ennis, F Boyle, D Harte; D O'Donoghue, S Bracken; R Doolin, J Smyth, A Finnan; G Hoey, P Gilsenan, D Glennon. Subs: P Greville for R Doolin, N Kilcoyne for R Glennon, N Kiernan for Bracken, G Mangan for Finnan, W Murtagh for Harte.

Kilkenny -- JJ Sullivan; JJ Brennan, R O'Hara, P Raftice; D Grennan, S Kenny, JJ Grace; M Mahony, M Farrell; L Brennan, S Mahony, M Gannon; J Mackey, JJ Dunphy, G Lalor. Subs: P Doheny for Mackey, M Saunders for Gannon, M Cody for JJ Brennan, J Cody for O'Hara, E Vereker for L Brennan.

Ref -- B Hickey (Kildare).

Irish Independent

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