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McGrath Cup 2016 2016-01-20 08:19:00



McGrath Cup Munster Senior Football League
Kerry 0-16 Tipperary 0-10

Kerry completed their McGrath Cup campaign with a 6 points victory over Tipperary at Tipperary town. The sides swapped early scores twice and then Barry John Keane, Alan Fitzgerald and David Moran from a 45 put Kerry three up at the end of the first quarter. Two Barry John scores, 1 free, another 45from Moran and Philip O'Connor with his second point of the half, saw Kerry go in at the break 9 points to 3 ahead.

Tipp added two quick points on the resumption but Paul Murphy and Barry John (free) replied for the visitors. Jamie O'Sullivan made it 12 as Kerry emptied their bench and further points from Barry John, Alan Fitzgerald and a Conor Cox free had Kerry leading by 15 points to 8 by the 58th minute. Kerry just scored once more, Conor Cox with his second from a free.

Kerry Scorers: Barry John Keane 0-5, Alan Fitzgerald 0-3, David Moran, Philip O'Connor and Conor Cox 0-2, Paul Murphy, Jamie O'Sullivan 0-1 each.

Ciarraí V Tipperary McGrath Cup Sunday 17th Jan 2016.


The Kerry team to play Tipperary in Round 2 of the McGrath Cup in Tipperary Town on Sunday at 2pm is a much changed side from that which did duty on Sunday last against Clare. Eleven of the match day squad for last year's All Ireland Final are in the panel, nine of those start.

Four of last weeks starting fifteen retain their place.
The team, captained by Renard's Killian Young is as follows:

1 Brendan Kealy Kilcummin
2 Briain Ó Beaglaoich An Ghaeltacht
3 Mark Griffin St Michaels-Foilmore
4 Fionn Fitzgerald Dr Crokes
5 Paul Murphy Rathmore
6 Killian Young (Captain) Reenard
7 Padraig O'Connor Killarney Legion
8 David Moran Kerins O'Rahillys
9 Tommy Walsh Kerins O'Rahillys
10 Philip O'Connor Cordal
11 Johnny Buckley Dr Crokes
12 Jamie O'Sullivan Killarney Legion
13 Barry John Keane Kerins O'Rahillys
14 Alan Fitzgerald Castlegregory
15 Stephen O'Brien Kenmare

Fir Ionaid:
16 Brian Kelly Killarney Legion
17 Jonathan Lyne Killarney Legion
18 Tom O'Sullivan Dingle
19 Paul O'Sullivan Valentia
20 Wayne Guthrie Austin Stacks
21 Conor Cox Listowel Emmets

Bainistíocht
Bainisteoir: Eamonn Fitzmaurice (Finuge)
Roghnóirí:
Diarmuid Murphy (Dingle),
Mikey Sheehy (Austin Stacks),
Padraig Corcoran (Dingle),
Liam Hassett (Laune Rangers)