Cats un-Laois big win

SCORERS: Kilkenny - Alan Murphy (0-10, 0-7 frees, 0-1 65); Michael Kenny (1-0); Liam Blanchfield, Vinny Teehan (0-2 each); James Maher, Ciaran Ryan, Kevin Kenny, Luke Scanlon (0-1 each). Laois - Ciaran McEvoy (0-2, both 65s); Aidan Corby (0-2); Darragh Cripps, Mark Kavanagh, Joe Campion, Ciaran Collier (0-1 each).

SCORERS: Kilkenny - Alan Murphy (0-10, 0-7 frees, 0-1 65); Michael Kenny (1-0); Liam Blanchfield, Vinny Teehan (0-2 each); James Maher, Ciaran Ryan, Kevin Kenny, Luke Scanlon (0-1 each). Laois - Ciaran McEvoy (0-2, both 65s); Aidan Corby (0-2); Darragh Cripps, Mark Kavanagh, Joe Campion, Ciaran Collier (0-1 each).

Kilkenny - D. Brennan, J. Tyrrell, E. Cody, C. Wallace, J. Maher, J. Stanley, D. Joyce, N. Mullins, C. Ryan, L. Blanchfield, G. Kelly, K. Kenny, D. O’Connor, M. Kenny, A. Murphy. Subs: V. Teehan for Kelly, 8 mins; J. Walsh for M. Kenny, 31 mins; E. Kenny for K. Kenny, 45 mins; L. Scanlon for Mullins, 54 mins; C. Delaney for Ryan, 58 mins.

Laois - E. Rowland, G. Dunne, R. Mullaney, E. Cuddy, D. Palmer, C. McEvoy, R. Delahunty, L. O’Connell, C. Stapleton, J. Lennon, L. Bergin, A. Corby, D. Cripps, J. Campion, S. Bergin. Subs: M. Kavanagh for Cripps, C. Collier for L. Bergin, 39 mins; K. Bergin for S. Bergin, R. Broderick for Lennon, 51 mins; J. Delaney for O’Connell, 58 mins.