The Kerry hurlers have been defeated in Offaly in the Allianz League Hurling Division 2A semi-finals with a scoreline of 23 points to 19. As a result, Offaly will progress to face off against Kildare in the Finals.
At half-time, with the scores at 13 points to 10 in Kerry's favour, it looked as if Kerry had enough to close the game out and win it, yet they fell short of the finish line as Offaly dominated the entire second half.
Kerry manager Stephen Molumphy
Offaly chairman Michael Duignan
The hurlers of Westmeath have secured their Division 1 league status after a 3-24 to 1-26 win over Laois in Thurles.
The first of the Division One semi-finals take place this evening, with Limerick at home to Tipperary from half seven.