Hurling Leagues: Antrim beat London in Division 2A opener but Armagh lose

Antrim's Conor McCann attempts to burst away from London's Paul Euleck
Antrim avenged their surprise defeat by London in last year's Hurling League

Antrim got their Division 2A Hurling League campaign off to a winning start as 10 points from Ciaran Clarke helped them see off London 0-20 to 0-13.

The Saffrons led 0-9 to 0-6 at half-time at Corrigan Park and six unanswered points after the break put the game out of London's reach.

Seven of Clarke's points came from frees while Conor McCann hit 0-3.

Jack Sheridan's last-minute goal helped Kildare beat Armagh 1-18 to 1-15 in their Division Two A contest.

Armagh led 1-7 to 0-9 at half-time at the Athletic Grounds.

In Division 2B, Down were hammered 4-21 to 1-10 by Christy Ring Cup champions Meath at Navan with Kevin Keena, Sean Quigley, Adam Gannon and Anthony Forde getting the home team's goals.

Derry, meanwhile, got their Division 2B campaign off to a winning start as they edged out Mayo 1-14 to 1-13 at Castlebar.



Division 1A

Kilkenny 0-17 1-15 Waterford

Division 1B

Offaly 1-12 6-23 Galway

Kerry 3-14 0-19 Laois

Wexford 1-14 0-14 Limerick

Division 2A

Antrim 0-20 0-13 London

Armagh 1-15 1-18 Kildare

Westmeath 1-11 1-11 Carlow

Division 2B

Roscommon 0-7 2-17 Wicklow

Meath 4-21 1-10 Down

Mayo 1-13 1-14 Derry

Division 3A

Donegal 2-23 1-14 Louth

Tyrone 1-11 3-15 Monaghan

Division 3B

Longford 2-13 0-7 Fermanagh


Division 1A

Tipperary 1-24 1-8 Dublin

Cork 0-21 1-11 Clare

Division 3B

Warwickshire 3-9 3-8 Sligo

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