First game under new manager Shane O'Brien
Westmeath hurlers got their season off to a winning start when they beat Carlow by 2-12 to 0-14 yesterday in the Walsh Cup.
It was the first match for the Lake County under new manager Shane O'Brien who was well pleased with what he saw afterwards:
Next weekend Westmeath play Dublin and Carlow play Laois.
and in the Kehoe Cup Offaly play Down.