GALLERY: Wins for Kilkenny and Galway hurlers
Some images from today's National League action18:38 Sunday 5 March 2017, 18:38 5 Mar 2017
Kilkenny 0-22 0-15 Cork
Tipperary 0-28 0-21 Clare
Galway 3-31 1-11 Laois
Wexford 3-18 0-12 Kerry
Carlow 3-22 2-07 London
Westmeath 3-29 0-16 Armagh
Antrim 1-16 1-14 Kildare
Derry 1-11 1-21 Wicklow
Mayo 0-12 2-23 Down
Monaghan 2-12 2-09 Louth
Donegal 2-14 0-15 Tyrone
Warwickshire 0-18 2-10 Leitrim
Sligo 1-14 2-15 Fermanagh
Kilkenny got their first win of the National League campaign today, with a clinical win over Cork. But it took Brian Cody's men some time to establish a firm lead in the game.
With just one point separating the sides at half-time, Kilkenny eventually worked themselves into a six point lead in the second half. They also kept Cork to just five points after the restart on the way to a deserving victory.
Meanwhile, Tipperary maintained their flawless start to the league with a seven point victory over reigning Division 1 champions Clare.
John McGrath excelled with a personal tally of 10 points, while John 'Bubbles' O'Dwyer finished up with five points to his credit.
In Division 1B, Galway scored an emphatic win over Laois. Cathal Mannion was among the stars, hitting 1-05 in Pearse Stadium.
Wexford maintained their position at the top of the table, with a convincing win over Kerry.
Here's some of the best images from today's hurling action:
Kilkenny v Cork
Image: Kilkenny’s Colin Fennelly sees his shot saved by Anthony Nash.
Image: Seamus Harnedy and Cillian Buckley contest for possession.
Image: Cork’s Mark Ellis races away from Richie Hogan.
Image: Mark Coleman pictured alongside Richie Leahy.
Image: Seamus Harnedy and Richie Hogan of Kilkenny.
Image: Eoin Murphy clears the danger with Cork's close behind him Alan Cadogan
Tipperary v Clare
Image: Clare's Shane O'Donnell signs autographs for fans.
Image: Seadna Morey takes a sideline cut for Clare.
Image: Clare's Conor O’Donnell
Image: Tipperary's Dan McCormack tries to secure the ball under pressure.
Image: Aron Shanagher of Clare shoulders Seamus Kennedy of Tipperary.
Antrim v Kildare
Image: Antrim's Paddy McGill with Mark Moloney of Kildare.
Image: Antrim's Matty Donnelly.
Image: Antrim's Eoghan Campbell with Ross Bergin of Kildare.
Image: Antrim's Ciaran Clarke lining up for a shot at goal.
Image: Kildare's Mark Delaney battles for possession with Stephen Rooney of Antrim.
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