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