Saturday's inter-county hurling round-up
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CLARE 4-20 KERRY 0-12
LIMERICK 2-23 CORK 1-21
Limerick eventually overcame *Cork *following a high scoring clash at Mallow.
An opportunistic early Aaron Gillane goal helped Limerick into a 1-13 to 0-12 half-time lead.
It was a lively tussle played out in front of 1,364 spectators with Gillane and Tom Morrissey sharp in attack for Limerick.
Cork levelled with 11 minutes remaining courtesy of a Jack O'Connor goal.
Seamus Flanagan replied with a major for Limerick, who closed out the deal.
*Clare *cruised to an emphatic win over *Kerry *at LIT.
The Banner county dominated the opening period accumulating a 3-11 to 0-5 interval advantage.
David Reidy, Cathal O'Connell, and Shane O'Donnell plundered opening period goals for Clare.
After the restart Clare continued to dictate with Bobby Duggan adding a fourth goal in the 50th minute.
Bord Na Mona Walsh Cup
OFFALY 2-15 WESTMEATH 1-16
LAOIS 1-16 KILDARE 0-9
MEATH 1-17 ANTRIM 0-19
CARLOW 4-18 WICKLOW 2-10
Colm Gath was an influential figure for Offaly, who defeated *Westmeath *at Banagher.
Gath scored 2-3 for Kevin Martin's outfit against a spirited Westmeath.
Offaly, boosted by a Gath goal, led by 1-12 to 0-8 at half-time, but Westmeath improved considerably when the action recommenced.
Robbie Greville and Gath traded goals in the second period, but Offaly held out.
Enda Rowland struck a goal from a first half penalty as *Laois *proved to be too strong for *Kildare *at Hawkfield.
*Meath *and *Antrim *served up an entertaining encounter at Trim with the Royals earning victory.
James Kelly finished with 1-3 for Meath, who were prompted by the effective Neil Heffernan, Jack Regan, and James Toher.
Neil McManus nailed 0-10 for the Saffrons, while Conor Johnston clipped three points from play.
Heffernan supplied the match winning score for Meath in the closing stages.
In Netwatch Cullen Park *Carlow *were always in control against *Wicklow *when claiming a comfortable triumph.
Bord Na Mona Kehoe Cup
LONGFORD 4-11 LOUTH 2-10