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Kerry hopes remain alive

Kerry kept their hopes of a place in the NFL Division One final alive with a 1-14 to 0-11 win over Monaghan at Inniskeen.

Declan O'Sullivan scored the game's only goal as the Farney men were pushed further into relegation trouble.

Struggling Galway gave themselves a fighting chance of avoiding the drop with a 1-20 to 0-18 win over Armagh at the Athletic Grounds.

Nine Stephen McDonnell points were not enough to save the Orchard men from defeat, while Cormac Bane hit the only goal of the game from a penalty.

Donegal stepped up their bid for a place in the Division Two final with a 1-17 to 1-8 win over Antrim, with Colm McFadden scoring their second half goal.

And Tyrone, with Martin Penrose and mark Donnelly sharing eight points, made it four wins on the trot with a 0-13 to 0-5 defeat of Kildare.

In hurling, Wexford scored a surprise 1-16 to 1-15 win over Cork. Cathal Naughton's first half goal had the Rebels ahead by five points at the break, but a Stephen Banville goal sparked the Leinster side's revival.

Galway's bid to reach the NHL Division One final suffered a blow when they lost heavily by 4-23 to 1-14 to Tipperary.

Shane Burke was the star of the show, hitting a hat-trick of goals and finishing with a 3-4 tally.

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