Burke the destroyer for the Gaels

Kilkenny under-21 player, David Burke, helped himself to 1-4 during the second half when O’Loughlin Geals proved too good for Dicksboro in the city derby in the senior hurling league on Saturday.

Kilkenny under-21 player, David Burke, helped himself to 1-4 during the second half when O’Loughlin Geals proved too good for Dicksboro in the city derby in the senior hurling league on Saturday.

The winners led by 1-8 to 0-6 at the break, with Mark Kelly’s 15th minute goal the main difference between the teams. Burke claimed his first score, a point, within seconds of the restart and by the end of the game he had inflicted a lot of hurt on the ’Boro as the St John’s Park side won by 2-15 to 0-13.

Scorers: O’Loughlin Gaels – Mark Bergin (0-9, seven frees, two 65s’); David Burke (1-4); Mark Kelly (1-0); Paddy Butler, Jack Nolan (0-1 each). Dicksboro – Martin Gaffney (0-7, frees); Ollie Walsh (0-3); Tom Manning, John Fagan, Cillian Buckley (0-1 each).