There were victories for Patrickswell and Doon as the third round of Group 1 of the Bon Secours Limerick SHC concluded on Saturday night.
Patrickswell saw off South Liberties on a 3-17 to 0-12 scoreline in Claughaun, while Doon beat Adare 1-14 to 0-14 in Kilmallock.
County stars Darragh O’Donovan and Pat Ryan were in fine form for Doon. O’Donovan got the only goal of the game from a penalty after 11 minutes, while Ryan fired over 0-5 from play.
The sides were level at 0-2 each when Darragh Stapleton was hauled down and O’Donovan made no mistake with the resultant penalty.
It proved to be the difference between the teams as Adare’s 11 wides ended up proving to be their downfall.
After the game, Doon manager Tom Murphy spoke to Sporting Limerick and was delighted to get the win in such difficult conditions.
In Saturday’s other game, Kevin O’Brien and John Flynn helped Patrickswell to a comfortable win over South Liberties.
O’Brien hit 2-2 and Flynn scored 1-2 for a ‘Well side that now have three wins from three.
Patrickswell did most of the damage in the first half and led 2-11 to 0-5 at the break. They didn’t have to get out of second gear in the second half and O’Brien’s second goal saw them to a comfortable win.
Round 4 takes place next weekend with Patrickswell v Kilmallock on Friday night at the LIT Gaelic Grounds the marquee game.
That game throws in at 7:30pm, while South Liberties play Doon in Caherconlish at 6pm. Adare take on Na Piarsaigh the following night at 7pm in Mungret.