Hurling mini-review: Tables turning?


Only the one hurling match last weekend but – as we promised – it was a good one between Down and Derry, with Down winning out 3-16 to 1-17 away to their Christy Ring finalist hosts. Down will return to the same venue in a fortnight for a chance at Antrim – with a genuine hope of breaking the Saffrons’ stranglehold on the Ulster title.

And we mean it. With their win, Down now overhaul their local rivals and should have a decent shot when the sides meet again on Saturday week.

Hurling rankings
(w/e June 28, 2015)
14 Carlow 1311
15 Kildare 1286
16 (+1) Down 1286
17 (-1) Antrim 1279
18 (+1) Meath 1199
19 (-1) Derry 1184
20 London 1097
21 Roscommon 1080

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