No luck for Limerick sides in Kennedy Cup as all three lose out

All three Limerick sides suffered defeat on the third day of competition at the SFAI Kennedy Cup on Wednesday at UL.

The Limerick Desmond Schoolboy League suffered a 2-0 defeat to the Cork League in their well-attended quarter-final fixture.

The Desmond trailed 1-0 at half-time after Rob Walsh fired the Leesiders in front from a free-kick.

Desmond keeper Ethan Hurley, of Newcastle West, produced a terrific penalty save mid-way through the second half to keep the score at 1-0.

However, Cork made sure of victory when Alan Nagle netted his side’s second goal from close range.

Desmond will now we involved in the 5th-8th place play-offs and will play Kildare in their Plate semi-final at 12.30pm on Thursday.

Limerick District and Limerick County both lost their play-off games on penalties.

Limerick District losing 7-6 to the Dundalk League after the sides finished 1-1 at full-time.

Limerick District are now involved in the battle for 13th-16th places overall and will take on the Wicklow League in the Bowl at 12.30pm on Thursday.

Limerick County, who are involved in the play-offs to decide places 29-32, face the West Waterford-East Cork League at 10.30am on Thursday.

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