Fáilte chuig gaa.ie - suíomh oifigiúil CLG



Round-up: Saturday's oneills.com Leinster U20 Hurling Championship action

Offaly U20 star Adam Screeney. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Offaly U20 star Adam Screeney. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

oneills.com Leinster Under 20 Hurling Championship

Kilkenny 4-21 Wexford 2-14

Offaly 1-18 Dublin 2-14

Carlow 1-16 Kerry 2-10

Meath 0-20 Westmeath 2-14

A highly regarded Offaly outfit defeated Dublin at Parnell Park.

Barry Egan's late score proved to be the winning point for Offaly at the Donnycarney venue.

Adam Screeney's goal ensured Offaly were 1-9 to 0-7 ahead at half-time and the Faithful extended their advantage early in the second period.

Offaly were eight points in front by the 40th minute, but Dublin thundered back into contention.

Goals from Ollie Gaffney and David Purcell narrowed the deficit.

The gap was down to two late on when Diarmuid Ó Dulaing (free) and Conn Rock pointed to level matters.

Egan subsequently rifled over the decisive score for Offaly.

Marty Murphy and Harry Shine were influential figures in Kilkenny's impressive victory over Wexford at UPMC Nowlan Park.

Murphy finished the game with a 2-3 haul, while Shine contributed 0-8, including four points from play.

Cillian Hackett and Niall Shortall also netted goals for Kilkenny.

Seán Rowley and Simon Roche were Wexford's goalscorers, while Daragh Murphy struck six points for the visitors.

Mark Leavy's late score for Meath ensured they drew with Westmeath at Páirc Tailteann.

It capped a determined fightback from Meath, who trailed 2-10 to 0-11 at the interval following Westmeath goals from David O'Reilly and David Williams.

At Netwatch Cullen Park, Carlow eventually overcame a determined Kerry team.

Eoghan Stack bagged an early goal for the Kingdom, who were 1-6 to 0-8 ahead at the turnaround.

Jamie Nolan scored a goal for Carlow, while Cian Quirke and Kevin Kavanagh clipped important points.

Rory Mahony's goal gave Kerry hope with a couple of minutes remaining, but Carlow survived.