One foul swoop and access all areas in peril

Dublin selector Greg Kennedy and Kilkenny manager Brian Cody exchange views after the former Galway player had intercepted a TJ Reid free to deny a goal chance during Saturday’s Leinster SHC clash. Picture: Stephen McCarthy

On the de facto opening Championship weekend, Greg Kennedy provided a whopper. 

God bless them, Sky Sports and RTÉ knew it too but catching this 400 pound marlin wasn’t the difficult part; landing him was. And in their excitement both failed.

Contrary to what both might have you believe, Kennedy didn’t lose Dublin their Leinster SHC opener on Saturday night. 

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