LAST season’s beaten finalists Patrickswell are up and running in the 2016 Credit Union Limerick SHC after a 3-26 to 1-11 win over Bruff this Sunday evening.
Beaten in round one by Adare, Gary Kirby’s Patrickswell bounced back in style to ease past a Bruff side that had beaten Knockainey in round one.
It was 0-11 to 1-7 at half time with a Chris Browne goal keeping Bruff in touch.
But A Cian Lynch goal eight minutes into the second half had The Well 1-16 to 1-7 ahead and when Kevin O’Brien added their second goal just three minutes later there was no way back for Bruff.
Aaron Gillane hit the third goal in the 48th minute to make it 3-20 to 1-7.
At the same time in Caherconlish it finished Murroe-Boher 0-18 Knockainey 1-15.
A Padaic Barron lineball secured the draw in the third minute of added time for newly promoted Knockainey.
Ten points from free-taker Paudie McNamara looked to have won it for Murroe-Boher until the late Barron score.
The sides were level 1-9 to 0-12 at half time with Robbie Lonergan getting the goal in the 18th minute.
Overall Murroe-Boher hit 13 wides, while Knockainey had a tally of six.
In the LIT Limerick Premier IHC Garryspillane continued their unbeaten run with a 0-21 to 0-10 win over Feohanagh.
It was 0-10 to 0-6 at half time to the winners.
Donie Ryan hit 0-8 for the winners – four from play.