laois

Scorers: Gary Walsh 0-5 (0-1 45), Donie Kingston 0-4 (0-1 free), Paul Cahillane 1-1, John O'Loughlin 0-2, Alan Farrell, Evan Costello, Kevin Meaney, Ruairí O'Connor 0-1 each.

Team: Graham Brody; Trevor Collins, Mark Timmons, Paul Cotter; Darren Strong, Alan Farrell, Gareth Dillon; John O'Loughlin, Danny O'Reilly; Nigel Murphy, Evan Costello, Marty Scully; Paul Cahillane, Donie Kingston, Gary Walsh. Subs: Damien O'Connor for Scully (half time), Kevin Meaney for Murphy (half time), Ruairí O'Connor for O'Reilly (45 mins), Tony Connolly for Dillon (51 mins), Shane Murphy for Cotter (57 mins), James McDonald for Brody (62 mins)

carlow

Scorers: John Murphy 1-0, Gary Kelly, Darragh O'Brien, Darren Lunney (frees) 0-2 each, Brendan Murphy, Ed Finnegan, Jack Kennedy 0-1 each.

Team: Craig Kearney; Barry John Molloy, Daniel St Ledger, Henry Hegarty; Gary Kelly, Derek Hayden, Benny Kavanagh; Brendan Murphy, Murtough Ware; Ed Finnegan, Darragh O'Brien, Alan Kelly; Chris Blake, John Murphy, Danny Moran. Subs: Darren Lunney for Moran (42 mins), JJ Smith for Ware (47 mins), Jack Kennedy for O'Brien (49 mins), Paul Broderick for Blake (59 mins), Graham Power for Kavanagh (62 mins), Gary Dunne for Hegarty (65 mins).

Referee: Niall Ward (Westmeath)