Killarney played North Kerry seeking revenge for last years surprise defeat, Killarneys only defeat last year. In glorious sunshine Killarney batted first and made a huge total of 187 for 5. Of North Kerrys bowling only Gary Pickett (2 for 35) came out comparatively unscathed.
In reply North Kerry, having to score at over 9 runs an over never got going. The excellent Killarney bowling gave little away. Nadeem 4 overs,2 wickets for 15 runs being the pick of the bowlers. North Kerry finished on 73 for 5. They scored three boundaries and batted out their overs,