Goals from Fionn Cooke and Elliot Bryne were not enough to beat Dublin.
Kildare have suffered a disappointed defeat to
Goals from Fionn Cooke and Elliot Bryne were not enough to stop the Dubs winning by 0-13 2-05.
Kildare dug deep to overcome difficult starts to both halves.
Cyril Kevlihan's team were trailing by 4 points when Gavin Thompson finally got them on the scoreboard with a 22nd minute free.
The sides were level moments later thanks to Cooke’s goal.
Leading by a single point at the break
Kildare hit 1-03 without reply including Bryne’s goal to take them into lead with just five minutes remaining.
Unfortunately the home side finished the stronger.
Dublin scored the game's last three points to record a two point victory.
Ger McNally spoke to Kildare boss Cyril Kevlihan after the match.
Electric Ireland Leinster MFC S/F— Kildare GAA (@KildareGAA) July 24, 2021
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