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)