Kildare v DCU called off

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Kildare v DCU in the 2012 Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup final that was due to played in St. Conleth’s Park, Kildare, throw at 2 pm has been postponed due the pitch been water logged.

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The Lilywhites are on still on course to defend their cup after a bruising semi final victory over Dublin while the DCU students caused something of an upset in the other semi-final with their eight point victory over Meath, finishing 2-8 to 0-6 in Navan.

Fourteen-man Kildare roared to a 1-11 to 0-8 semi-final victory over Dublin at Newbridge last weekend, Ronan Sweeney’s 47th-minute penalty the decisive score as Kieran McGeeney’s side overcame the first-half dismissal of Eoghan O’Flaherty.

Now Sunday’s final pits last year’s winners against an increasingly impressive DCU who were the 2010 winners and also finalists in 2009 in what is sure to be a pulsating match.

Sligo corner forward, David Kelly, with a haul of 2-1 against Meath will be a key man for the Glasnevin outfit, while Kildare manager McGeeney will be using the final with one eye on their League opener against Tyrone the week after.

The Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup final will be broadcast live on TG4.


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