Desmond League carry Limerick hopes in Kennedy Cup

Colm Kinsella

Reporter:

Colm Kinsella

The Limerick Desmond League's Michael Conlon in action in their Kennedy Cup clash with the Donegal League at ULthis week
LIMERICK’S hopes of claiming Kennedy Cup glory rests with the Desmond League after the Limerick District League missed out in a place in the quarter-finals of the prestigious U-14 inter-league tournament at UL.

LIMERICK’S hopes of claiming Kennedy Cup glory rests with the Desmond League after the Limerick District League missed out in a place in the quarter-finals of the prestigious U-14 inter-league tournament at UL.

The Limerick Desmond finished top of Group 6 with a maximum nine points after defeating the Wicklow League 4-1 in their final round robin game. The Desmond League had earlier beaten the Cork and Donegal leagues.

Desmond League’s reward for topping Group 6 is a quarter-final date with the Dundalk League at UL today, Wednesday, at 1pm.

There was disappointment for the Limerick and District Schoolboy League however who suffered a 1-0 defeat to the Kerry League in their decisive Group 3 fixture. The District League side finished second in their group as a result and will now concentrate their efforts on the Bowl competition. The District face the Inishowen League is a Bowl quarter-final at UL today, Wednesday, at 1pm.

Meanwhile, the Limerick County Schoolboy League are in Trophy quarter-final action at UL today, Wednesday, 11am after finishing fourth in their Kennedy Cup group.

Limerick County take on the Sligo/Leitrim League at 11am.