Keane's sensational scoring against Ballyfin Gaels sees him top the scoring stats

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Keane's sensational scoring against Ballyfin Gaels sees him top the scoring stats

Evin Keane shoots for goal against Ballyfin Gaels on Sunday in the relegation semi-final Pic: Denis Byrne

A stunning haul of 2-10 (with 2-6 coming from play) from talisman Evin Keane ensured The Heath of their survival in the Laois senior football championship for next year, and also meant he took the outright lead in the overall scoring charts for this week. Unfortunately for him, The Heath's year is now finished, and he will soon be overtaken at the top of the scoring stats.

Gary Walsh, Matthew Finlay, Ross Munnelly and Jody Dillon all had strong displays at the weekend as well, and are hot on Keane's heals, who's also currently the joint top scorer from play as well, alongside Paul Kingston. Kingston helped Arles-Killeen ensure survival in the other relegation semi-final at the weekend, scoring two points for his side

Below you can find the top scorers overall, from play, and for midfielders, defenders and goalkeepers.

Top Scorers Overall

26 Points

Evin Keane (The Heath) 2-20 (0-11 frees)

24 Points

Evan O'Carroll (Crettyard Gaels) 0-24 (0-14 frees)

23 Points

Gary Walsh (Ballylinan) 1-20 (0-14 frees, 0-1 '45)

21 Points

Matthew Finlay (O'Dempsey's) 0-21 (0-11 frees, 0-1 '45)

19 Points

Ross Munnelly (Arles-Kilcruise) 1-16 (0-7 frees)

18 Points

Paul Kingston (Arles-Killeen) 3-9 (0-3 frees)

16 Points

Brian McCormack (Portlaoise) 2-10 (0-3 frees)

Jody Dillon (Stradbally) 2-10 (1-0 pen, 0-1 free)

15 Points

James Moore (Ballyfin Gaels) 1-12 (0-11 frees)

Paul Lawlor (Emo) 0-15 (0-8 frees)

Top Scorers From Play

15 Points

Evin Keane (The Heath) 2-9

Paul Kingston (Arles-Killeen) 3-6

14 Points

Donie Brennan (Arles-Killeen) 1-11

13 Points

Brian McCormack (Portlaoise) 2-7

12 Points

Jody Dillon (Stradbally) 1-9

Ciaran Farrell (Ballylinan) 1-9

Ross Munnelly (Arles-Kilcruise) 1-9

11 Points

Eoin Lowry (Killeshin) 1-8

10 Points

Evan O'Carroll (Crettyard Gaels) 0-10

Darragh Mulhall (Stradbally) 0-10

Top Scoring Midfielders

9 Points

Brian Daly (St Joseph's) 0-9 (0-6 frees)

8 Points

Darren Strong (Emo) 0-8 (0-1 free)

6 Points

Kevin Meaney (Arles-Kilcruise) 1-3

4 Points

Conor Meredith (O'Dempsey's) 1-1 (1-0 pen)

Top Scoring Defenders

7 Points

Nigel Murphy (Emo) 1-4

5 Points

Colm Begley 1-2 (1-1 frees, 0-1 '45)

3 Points

Mark Timmons (Graiguecullen) 0-3

Adam Ryan (Portarlington) 0-3

2 Points

Barry Kelly (O'Dempsey's) 0-2

Chris Finn (Portlaoise) 0-2

Ciaran Booth (The Heath) 0-2

Top Scoring Goalkeepers

Danny Bolger (Graiguecullen) 0-5 (0-4 frees, 0-1 45)

Conor Gorman (Clonaslee St Manman's Gaels) 1-0 (penalty)

Dan Dunne (St Joseph's) 0-2 (0-1 free, 0-1 45)