Cork edge thriller in Tralee

Kerry 1-13 Cork 0-17

Cork came from behind to get their NFL Division 1 title defence off to a winning start in Tralee this afternoon.

Substitute Paul Geaney’s 62nd-minute goal looked to have given Kerry victory, but points from Donncha O’Connor and Daniel Goulding saw the rebels edge in front right at the finish.

Kerry led 0-11 to 0-10 at the break, with David Geaney (0-05) leading the scoring.

Kerry forward Barry John Keane and Cork captain Noel O’Leary were both sent off in the second half, before the defending champions took the points in injury-time.

More to follow

Kerry (SF v Cork): B Kealy; P Reidy, M Ó Sé, P O’Connor; A O’Mahony, T Ó Sé, J Lyne; A Maher, D Moran; BJ Keane, Darran O’Sullivan, D Walsh; BJ Walsh, K Donaghy, D Geaney.

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