Cats made to sweat in sun

Cats made to sweat in sun
Scorers: Kilkenny – Eoin Larkin (0-11, 10 frees, one 65); Richie Power (0-4, one free); Richie Hogan (0-3); Tommy Walsh, Brian Hogan, Lester Ryan, Colin Fennelly, T.J. Reid, Aidan Fogarty, Walter Walsh, Matthew Ruth (0-1 each). Offaly – Colin Egan (1-2); Shane Dooley (0-5, four frees, one 65); Brian Carroll (1-1); Joe Bergin (1-0); 1-0 (og); Chris McDonald (0-1).

Scorers: Kilkenny – Eoin Larkin (0-11, 10 frees, one 65); Richie Power (0-4, one free); Richie Hogan (0-3); Tommy Walsh, Brian Hogan, Lester Ryan, Colin Fennelly, T.J. Reid, Aidan Fogarty, Walter Walsh, Matthew Ruth (0-1 each). Offaly – Colin Egan (1-2); Shane Dooley (0-5, four frees, one 65); Brian Carroll (1-1); Joe Bergin (1-0); 1-0 (og); Chris McDonald (0-1).

Kilkenny – E. Murphy, P. Murphy, J.J. Delaney, J. Tyrrell, T. Walsh, B. Hogan, K. Joyce, L. Ryan, M. Rice, T.J. Reid, R. Power, E. Larkin, C. Fennelly, R. Hogan, A. Fogarty. Subs – C. Fogarty for Tyrrell (inj) 6th min; W. Walsh for Fogarty 33rd min; C. Buckley for Reid 56th min; M. Ruth for Larkin 56th min; P. Hogan for Rice 58th min.

Offaly – J. Dempsey, C. McDonald, D. Kenny (capt), D. Mooney, R. Hanniffy, G. Healion, C. Parlon, B. Carroll, K. Brady, C. Slevin, C. Mahon, S. Cleary, S. Dooley, C. Egan, J. Bergin. Subs – D. Currams for S. Cleary ht; D. Molloy for C. Mahon 43rd min; T. Carroll for C. Slevin 51st min; S. Ryan for K. Brady 51st min.