Kilruane top of group

Credit: Padraig Hogan

Kilruane MacDonaghs top their group and are through to the county senior hurling quarter finals after beating Eire Og Annacarthy by four points yesterday evening in Templederry.

A first half goal by All Ireland U20 medalist Kian O Kelly set up the north side as they led 1-10 to 0-10 at the break.

Conor Cleary buried another just after the restart ensuring there was no way back for the west side as Kilruane ran out victors on a 2-19 to 2-15 scoreline.

Speaking to Tipp FM Sport after the game Kilruane manager Liam O Shea said he was pleased with the victory

Elsewhere Drom was too much for Portroe running out 2-26 to 1-12 winners, while Loughmore beat Upperchurch 3-25 to 0-18.

Mid Tipp side Moycarkey Borris started as underdogs but beat Borrisoleigh by three points 1-19 to 1-16 while Kiladangan overcome Roscrea 2-18 to 0-16.

In the O Riain cup Holycross beat Newport 1-18 to 1-17. JK Brackens with goals from Darren Russel, David O Shea and Lyndon Fairbrother defeated Clonakenny 3-20 to 1-17 while Cashel beat St Mary’s 1-18 to 1-14.

In the Intermediate hurling championship Gurtnahoe beat Borrisokane 1-17 to 1-12 while Golden had three to spare over Ballybacon winning 1-20 to 1-17.

Boherlahan defeated Cappawhite 2-17 to 1-17 while Sean Treacys won the west derby against Lattin 3-16 to 1-16.

Finally Shannon Rovers and Knockavilla Kickhams played out an exciting 2-18 a piece draw. After the game George Hannigan told Tipp FM Sport it was a real battle