Desmonds Enjoy Successful Kennedy Cup

The Limerick Desmonds can feel pleased with their Kennedy Cup performance played at UL over the past week, with a 5th place finish. Mondays opening fixture saw them defeat Carlow 2-0 with Ballingarrys Mike Molloy among the goals. On Tuesday Molloy was again on the score sheet as they sealed their passage to the Cup quarter finals with a first game 3-0 defeat of Kilkenny while in the final group game a weakened side lost 1-0 to Midlands with Ballingarrys Jack Molloy in goal.

Opponents Cork proved too strong in their last 8 game with the Leesiders going through 2-0. Defeat here saw the Desmonds in the Plate semi-final against Kildare and a 2-0 victory put them in the final against NDSL. Here a 1-1 draw saw the final go to penalties with the Desmond prevailing with Ballingarrys Mike Molloy successful with his spot kick.

Monday June 12th – Limerick Desmonds 2 Carlow 0
Tuesday June 13th – Limerick Desmonds 3 Kilkenny 0; Limerick Desmonds 0 Midlands 1.
Wednesday June 14th – Limerick Desmonds 0 Cork 2
Thursday June 15th – Limerick Desmonds 2 Kildare 0
Friday June 16th – Plate Final – Limerick Desmonds 1 NDSL 1 (Desmonds win on pens)