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Allianz Hurling League Round-Up: Huge Wins For Dublin, Cork & Kilkenny

Cork toppled high-flying All-Ireland champions, Limerick, in this afternoon’s Allianz Hurling League clash at the Gaelic Grounds.

The other huge result of the day saw Dublin overcome Waterford by two points in Division 1B to blow that league wide open.

It’s tight at the top of Division 1A as four teams from second to sixth are all level on four points.

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Here is our full and comprehensive round-up of today’s Allianz Hurling League results.

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Allianz Hurling League Division 1A

Tipperary 0-17 Kilkenny 0-18

Eoin Murphy proved the hero in Semple Stadium this afternoon as his injury-time free gave Kilkenny a much-needed win over rivals Tipperary.

The result means Tipperary now lie bottom of Division 1A on two points while Kilkenny climb up into third position with their second win of the season.

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Clare 2-22 Wexford 1-22

Wexford very nearly stole this game as they produced a dramatic comeback from 13 points down against Clare in Ennis.

Clare’s goals were scored by All-Stars, John Conlon and Peter Duggan, while Shaun Murphy netted for Wexford.

The result means Wexford remain in second spot but they are level on points with the Banner County who are in fourth position.

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Limerick 1-21 Cork 2-21

Cork produced a huge upset win over high-flying Limerick this afternoon when they travelled to the Gaelic Grounds and came away with a three-point win.

The Rebel County were the better side from start to finish but had to withstand a late rally from the All-Ireland champions to secure the win.

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Patrick Horgan was the star for Cork, scoring 1-9 in a dominant display with Conor Lehane netting their other goal.

Peter Casey chipped in with a goal for Limerick, but it wasn’t enough as they fall to their first defeat of the season.

Despite the result, Limerick remain two points clear at the top.

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Allianz Hurling League Division 1B

Offaly 0-14 Galway 2-20

Galway go top outright of Division 1B with a 12 point away win over Offaly this afternoon.

Conor Whelan and Brian Concannon grabbed the Galway goals, but it was Jason Flynn who ruled the roost in Tullamore with 0-13 for the visitors.

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Galway go top while Offaly stay bottom following their fourth defeat in a row.

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Dublin 1-26 Waterford 4-15

The game of the weekend took place in Parnell Park as Mattie Kenny’s Dublin side came out on the right side of a result in a five-goal thriller with Waterford.

Oisin O’Rourke top-scored for Dublin with 0-11, but it was Danny Sutcliffe who received all the plaudits following an inspirational performance.

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Liam Rushe scored the Dublin goal, while Stephen Bennett (x2), Shane Bennett and Thomas Ryan netted for Waterford.

The result leaves both sides level on seven points in Division 1B. Waterford remain second while Dublin are third.

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Carlow 0-17 Laois 0-17

David English rescued a point for Carlow with a late free this afternoon in Dr Cullen Park.

Both teams will feel as though they left a win behind them in this game.

The result means Laois are in fourth place a point ahead of Carlow in sixth.

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Allianz Hurling League Division 2A

Westmeath 1-20 Meath 0-20

Mayo 0-13 Antrim 5-18

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Allianz Hurling League Division 2B

Down 3-19 Donegal 1-15

 Wicklow 2-17 Kildare 1-17

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Allianz Hurling League Division 3A

Louth 2-06 Armagh 2-17

 Monaghan 3-17 Lancashire 0-16

Roscommon 1-26 Tyrone 1-11

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Allianz Hurling League Division 3B

Cavan 0-13 Longford 3-10

 Leitrim 1-12 Fermanagh 2-15

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