They lost by two points in the Leinster Club championship in O'Connor Park.
It was a mixed weekend for Midlands sides in the Leinster Senior Club Football Championship.
In O'Connor Park on Sunday - Ferbane were defeated on a scoreline of 2-9 to 1-14 by St.Pats of Wicklow.
It was the first experience of provincial club action for the squad of the faithful county champions.
Team manager Sean Dempsey says the experience will stand to them: