Silvermines claim the silverware


Thurles Silvermines defeated Kerry side Ballyduff 0-14 to 0-8 yesterday. Ballyduff led 0-6 to 0-3 at the break but were outgunned after the restart as Jason Forde and David Keogh scored six and three points respectively. Ballyduff could have had goals by the midway point but Mikey Boyle shot just wide and goalkeeper PJ O’Gorman lashed a 14th minute penalty over the bar.

SILVERMINES: C Sherlock; M Leamy, B Timmons, D Boland; Donal Keogh, R Sherlock, N Quirke; C Gleeson, O Quirke (0-1); W Keogh (0-2), D Boland, S Quirke; Daniel Keogh (0-1), J Forde (0-7, three frees, one sideline), David Keogh (0-3). Subs: K Cunneen for Donal Keogh (27 mins), P Fogarty for S Quirke (40 mins), G Toohey for Daniel Keogh (56 mins). BALLYDUFF: PJ O’Gorman (0-1, pen); J Bowler, L Boyle, D O’Grady; P Costello, P O’Grady, A O’Connor; J Bunyan, B O’Grady; M Boyle, G O’Brien (0-1), P Boyle (0-3, one free); Pat Joe Connolly (0-1), A Boyle, B O’Sullivan (0-2, one free). Subs: D Goulding for Bowler (27 mins), T O’Rourke for Connolly (54 mins), JP Leahy for Costello (59 mins). Referee: D Copps (Cork)

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