Looking at O’Byrne/McGrath Cups. Kerry def started back at lot earlier than us . 13 of team that featured in League final for Kerry played in McGrath Cup Final too. Shane Enright, Killian Young and James O’Donoghue would have played last week only for injury . Ciaran Reddin and Niall Scully were only 2 Dublin players that played League/O’Byrne Cup final
Sunday 29 January
O’Byrne Cup final
Dublin - E Comerford; R McGowan, E O’Brien, J Smith; R Gaughan, C Reddin (0-3), C Mullally; J Whelan (0-1), R Hazley (0-1); N Scully (0-1), S Boland, N Walsh; C McHugh (0-1), S Cunningham (0-1), P Hudson (0-6). Subs: E O Conghaile for R Hazley, C Basquel (1-1) for S Boland, T Shiels for C Mullally, G Sweeney for N Walsh, K O’Gara (1-0) for S Cunningham, S Newcombe for J Whelan, R O’Brien (0-1) for C McHugh.
Sunday 22 January
McGrath Cup final
At the Gaelic Grounds
Limerick 2-12 AET
Kerry - B Kealy; S Enright, J Foley, K Young; P Murphy, T Morley, T O’Sullivan (0-1); D Moran (1-1), J Barry; J Lyne (0-2), J Savage, M Geaney; BJ Keane (0-2), P Geaney (0-1), J O’Donoghue (0-4). Subs: G Crowley for P Murphy, B O Seanachain for M Geaney, B O’Sullivan (1-0) for J Barry, D Daly for P Crowley, C Geaney (1-2) for J O’Donoghue, C Keane for P Geaney, K McCarthy for BJ Keane, A Spillane for T O’Sullivan.