Seniors v Kildare

Kilmacud Crokes 1-11 (0-5) Kildare 3-7 (1-4)

The senior team went down narrowly in a senior hurling challenge game versus the Kildare county team on Sunday in the first game of 2006. Kildare led by 2 points at half-time and stretched their lead to 7 early in the second half. A spirited fightback saw 'Crokes level the match at 1-10 to 2-7 with 5 minutes to go but a third Kildare goal with 3 minutes left could not be pegged back.

Scorers: D. McGovern 1-1, Daibhi De Paor 0-3 (1 '70), Niall Murphy 0-2, Hugh Gannon 0-2, Eoin Roche 0-1 (free), James Burke, 0-1, Brian Motherway 0-1


P. Dempsey, A.Grogan, D.Walsh, C. De Frein, C.O'Connor, D.Mahony, F. Moriarty, D. DePaor, H. Gannon, D.McGovern, J.Burke, B.Motherway, D. McSweeney, N.Murphy, E.Roche


F.Garvey for C. De Frein (HT), D. Collins for C. O'Connor (HT), D. Byrne for D.Mahony (HT), M.Nolan for D. Mc Sweeney (HT), P. Graham for E. Roche (HT), E. O'Keefe for A. Grogan (45 mins)