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Kildare Are Christy Ring Cup Champions

: 06/23/2018 - 17:21

Its two from two for Kildare teams so far this weekend.

Following the under 20 footballers quarter final win on Friday evening, the hurlers put in a brilliant performance yesterday to beat London by 3-19 to 1-11 in the Christy Ring Cup final.

Kildare were always in control and lead at half time by 1-9 to 6 points: the goal on 34 minutes by Jack Sheridan.  London were reduced to 14 a minute later.

Kildare continued their dominance through the 2nd half, adding goals by Shane Ryan and Sheridan again.

James Burke continues his remarkable recovery from life threatening illness of only a couple of months ago as he hit a game high 8 points today.

The Kildare manager is former Limerick two time All Star Goalkeeper Joe Quaid

joe_quaid_after_final_2_clip.mp3, by Clem Ryan

It’s Kildare’s 2nd Christy Ring title, having previously won in 2014

They will now play Antrim next Saturday, at a venue to be decided, for a place in next year’s Joe McDonagh Cup.

*** Hear all the post match interviews on Sunday Sportsbeat following the Junior final and again on Monday's Kildare Scoreboard from 6.20pm

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