County champions, Sarsfields, had little difficulty in opening a successful defence of their senior championship with a comfortable 1-19 to 1-5 win over a gallant Ballymore Eustace at St. Conleth’s Park, on Saturday evening, writes TOMMY CALLAGHAN.
John Crofton’s boys were in front from the word go and while a depleted Ballymore never gave up the fight, they nonetheless were outclassed throughout.
In the Joe Fox IFC there were wins for Ballyteague and Ellistown.
SFC Sarsfields 1-19 Ballymore Eustace 1-5
IFC: Ballyteague 1-14 Kilcullen 2-9.
IFC: Ellistown 0-9 Nurney 0-6.