Search

29 Nov 2021

Big task as Lilies take on The Cats

Kildare hurlers take on the might of Kilkenny

Big task as Lilies take on The Cats

Paul Dermody in goals for Kildare against Kilkenny today

Kildare hurlers travel to Freshford this afternoon to take on the might of  Kilkenny in Round 2 of the Bord na Móna Walsh Cup, a game that throws in at 2 pm.

It is a mammoth task for Joe Quaid’s squad but one that Quaid, and more importanly, his players are eagerly looking forward.

“Since the draw was made” Quaid said, he could feel the buzz at training; it’s not every day that Kildare hurlers get the opportunity to line up against a team  of the calibre of Kilkenny and we are all really looking for ward to it.”

Kildare lost their opening game, against Laois, by some ten points; while Kilkenny then gave Laois a fair beating in mid-week so the task facing The Lilywhites is immense, but today is all about enjoying the experience; and hopefully learning from lining out against one of the top counties in hurling.

Kildare line out as following:

Paul Dermody –Éire Óg Corrachoill; Dylan Brereton – Coill Dubh, John Doran – Leixlip, Paul Sullivan – Naas; Eanna O’Neill – Coill Dubh, Mark Moloney – Celbridge, Mark Grace – Coill Dubh; Paul Divilly – Confey, Brian Byrne – Naas; Chris Bonus – Clane, James Burke – Naas; Kevin Whelan – Naas; Jack Sheridan – Naa, Martin Fitzgerald – Ardclough, Shane Ryan – Clane.

 

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.