Miriam Walsh played a good game for Kilkenny against Dublin
Defending champions, Kilkenny produced a storming second-half burst in John Lockes, Callan today to register their second win in the National Camogie League.
The Cats shatter the aspirations of a Dublin outfit starting life without hugely influential manager, David Herity, winning by 1-15 to 0-6.
Former Mayo ladies football boss, Frank Browne is the new Dublin boss and he would have been delighted by the application of his team, who led at the interval by 0-6 to 0-5.
Aisling Maher, the 2017 All-Star returned after taking a year out, opened the scoring and added another beauty later on, while Siobhán Kehoe and Ali Maguire also landed a brace each.
That was enough to edge them ahead, Danielle Morrissey (two), Miriam Walsh, Denise Gaule and Steffi Fitzgerald registering points for the Cats.
Kilkenny manager, Ann Downey certainly galvanised her charges during the break. They imposed themselves on the visitors straight from the restart, keeping Dublin scoreless and relentlessly opening up a significant gap at the other end.
Morrissey, Gaule, Walsh and Player of the Year, Anne Dalton were multiple scorers and a 60th minute goal by Katie Nolan made the win emphatic.
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