ON this day in 2014, Kildare defeated Kerry in by 4-18 to 2-22 at Croke Park in a brilliant game to lift their first ever Christy Ring Cup.
Look out for this week’s newspaper and our website as we talk to Paul Dermody and Mark Moloney about their memories of that fabulous day.
Scorers for Kildare: G Keegan 1-4, P Divilly 0-7 (5f), B Deay 1-3, R McLoughney 1-2, P Dermody 1-0 (pen), M Fitzgerald 0-2
Scorers for Kerry: S Nolan 1-4, P Boyle 1-2, J Egan 0-3 (2f), D Butler 0-3, C Harty 0-3, J Griffin 0-3, T Flynn 0-1 (f), T Casey 0-1, M Boyle 0-1, D Collins 0-1
Kildare: P Dermody; J Doran, F Ó Muineacháin, N Ó Muineacháin; D Harney, M Moloney, R Hoban; É Ó Neill, M Fitzgerald; R Kelly, P Divilly, B Deay; G Keegan, T Murphy, R McLoughney. Subs: P Reidy for R Kelly, J O’Malley for T Murphy.
Kerry: T Flynn; B Murphy, T Murnane, D Fitzell; S Weir, D Dineen, T Casey; D O’Connell, C Harty; M Boyle, D Collins, J Egan; D Butler, P Boyle, S Nolan. Subs: J Griffin for D Fitzell, B O’Leary for M Boyle, J Leahy for T Casey, J Casey for D Butler.
Referee: S Cleere (Kilkenny)