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The final day of the 2022 SFAI Kennedy Cup is all about the finals and the 3rd v 4th place play-off.

  Bowl Final:

  Carlow 2-1 Limerick County AET

  Carlow took the lead in the Bowl Final thanks to a Seamus Lynch goal in the 26th minute. 
It stayed that way until the final minute when a Limerick County free kick was headed home by Ben
Ross to send the game into extra time.
However it was Callumn Brennan who scored the winner in the second period of extra time Carlow.
Carlow’s Ben Curry was named the Player of the Match. 

Plate Final 

Midlands 3-2 Donegal

Donegal took the lead after 3minutes thanks to an Evan Harper at the back post.
But the lead lasted only two minutes when Darragh Riordan equalised. 
In a see-saw battle Thomas Carr put Donegal ahead before time.
In the second half Shay McGuinness got the vital goal to give Midlands the victory and the Kennedy
Donegal’s Tomas Carr was named Player of the Match.

3rd / 4th Place Play-Off

DDSL 3-1 Wexford

In the Play Off 3rd and 4th Wexford and the DDSL were level at the break with all the goals coming in
the second half.
Adam Colgan put the DDSL ahead but the lead only lasted 2minutes before Ryan Wycherley
The DDSL then hit two late goals to that the win and third place.
Samuel Rooney and Sean Whelan were the scorers for the Dublin League.
And that’s the way it finished with the DDSL taking 3rd and Wexford 4th.

The Kennedy Cup Final 2022

Cork 2-0 Waterford 

After a tight opening 20minutes in front of a huge crowd it was Cork that took the lead thanks to a
Darragh Lynch goal.

They held their lead and went in at the break but in the 44th minute Lynch proved to be the ace goal poacher.

He followed a Cork free kick that was parried by the Waterford keeper and he got his sides second, and his 5th of the week, to give Cork their two goal winning margin. 
Cork, under manager Robin O’Day, win the Kennedy Cup for the first time since 1989.
The Man of the Match in the final was Darragh Lynch.

Golden Boot 2022 Kennedy Cup

Eoin Looney – Cork
Dara Brennan – Midlands
Tim Sweeney – West Cork
Colin Doyle – Galway
Jack Sweeney – Galway
Darragh Lynch – Cork

Ruairi Woods – Midlands
Oran Connolly – Cavan Monaghan
Liam McNamara – Limerick County
Samuel Rooney – DDSL
Eoin Delaney – Kilkenny
Robert Keane – Kerry
Samuel Hanson – Roscommon

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