Goals by Ryan Bergin (penalty) and Dan McCormack in the 34th and 40th minutes helped John Lockes (Callan) shooting into the Kilkenny junior hurling final.
In a fast and lively semi-final in Nowlan Park today they beat Dicksboro by 2-18 to 2-13 .
The winners play either Mooncoin or Barrow Rangers (Paulstown), who play their semi next weekend, in the final.
The 'Boroo enjoyed a great start with a goal after 45 seconds from Bill Sheehan.
They led for all but a minute of the half, but the scores were level at half-time, 0-10 (JL) to 1-7.
Robert Kerwick shot John Lockeas in front within 30 seconds of the restart. After Bergin and McCormack goaled to open out a lead of 2-13 to 1-9 they were never going to be caught.
SCORERS: John Lockes - Ryan Bergin (1-7, goal penalty, five points frees, one 65); Robert Kerwick (0-4); Dan McCormack (1-1); Owen McGrath (0-3); Simon Bourke (0-2); Shane Bergin (0-1). Dicksboro - Bill Sheehan (1-1); Davy Ryan (0-3, two frees, one 65); Shane Maher (1-0); John Fagan (0-2); Kevin Nolan, Aidan Nolan, Edward Moylan , Thomas Kenny, Cillian Starr (0-1 each); Oisin Gough (0-1, free); Michael Rafter (0-1, 65).
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