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53-point thriller sees Carlow dispatch Antrim after extra-time to set up meeting with Dublin

There were big wins for Carlow and Dublin in the Leinster U21 hurling Championship on Saturday.

Carlow manager Colm Bonnar (file pic).
Carlow manager Colm Bonnar (file pic).
Image: Donall Farmer/INPHO

THERE WERE WINS for Carlow and Dublin in Round 1 of the Leinster U21 Hurling Championship on Saturday afternoon.

There were nine points in the difference as Carlow saw off Antrim at Parnell Park.

Extra-time was needed in the capital as the scoreline read 2-15 apiece following 70 minutes, with the hosts prevailing to set up a Round 2 meeting with Dublin.

Paul O’Brien’s Dubs saw off Laois by 15 points at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise to ensure their progression into the second round, with a time and venue for the clash yet to be decided.


  • Carlow 3-22 Antrim 1-19
  • Laois 1-10 Dublin 4-16

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