KILCORMAC/KILLOUGHEY DEFEATED St Rynagh’s by 2-16 to 1-16 in the Offaly senior hurling championship final in an entertaining affair.
Kilcormac/Killoughey were without experienced forward Dan Currams but they raced into a 2-10 to 0-5 half-time lead in front of 6,117.
Ciaran Slevin and Thomas Geraghty hit the net for the eventual winners in the opening half, but St Rynagh’s turned things around after the break and fought back to within two points with nine minutes left.
Joey O’Connor, wing-back with the county footballers, bagged a 51st minute goal to give the Banagher outfit hope, but Kilcormac/Killoughey held out for their fourth ever title.
Castletown Geoghegan beat Raharney by 1-18 to 1-16 to lift their first Westmeath SHC title since 2013, while Ardclough beat Naas by 1-15 to 1-12 in the Kildare SHC final.
Wolfe Tones were crowned winners of the Longford SHC after a 2-11 to 2-10 defeat of Longford Slashers and Glenealy lifted the Wicklow SHC crown courtesy of a 2-12 to 0-11 success against Bray Emmets.