Kerry Beaten In Ladies Munster Football Final

LOUISE NI MHUIREARTAIGH V WESTMEATH Kerry have lost to Cork in the Ladies Munster Senior Football Final. Cork registered the first 3 points of the decider before the Kingdom finally got on target, Patrice Dennehy goaling to level proceedings in the 6th minute. 3 successive Cork points had them ahead once more at 6 points to a goal. Kerry’s next score a point meant the Kingdom trailed by 2 midway through the period. Cork has the next 2 scores, a point followed by a goal, to open up a lead of 1-7 to 1-1 with 9 minutes to go in the first half. Kerry had two quick points to reduce the deficit to 4 but Cork quickly hit the Kingdom for a goal. Cork led 2-7 to 1-4 after 25 minutes and by 2-8 to 1-5 at the hooter. Kerry had the opening 3 scores of the second half, all points, and were just 3 behind after 35 minutes. However, a Cork goal undid all of the Kingdom’s good work, and Kerry were now trailing 3-8 to 1-8. A 4th Cork goal soon followed and the gap was 9 inside 10 minutes of the second half. The score was 6-10 to 1-9 on 45 minutes after Cork netted twice inside a minute. With 10 minutes remaining the Kingdom were down 6-12 to 2-10. Cork won by 6-14 to 2-11. Kerry manager William O’Sullivan [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/25381/medium/”] Cork boss Eamonn Ryan [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/25382/medium/”] Cork player Briege Corkery [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/25385/medium/”] In the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship, there were two matches in Group 2. Kilkenny have beaten Clare by 1-13 to 12 points at Cusack Park in Ennis. And Offaly have beaten Tipperary by 17 points to 1-11 at The Ragg near Thurles. Comortas Peile John Egan concluded today. Tomas Hanafin reports [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/25346/medium/”]