Kenny Carroll has spoken of his joy at reaching the 10,000 runs milestone for Railway Union at the weekend.

The Railway Union opener passed the landmark as he scored 35 for the Park Avenue side during their win against Cork County.

"It was a nice milestone to reach," said the 38 year-old.

"I didn't know about it actually until it happened. I knew I was close but didn't know the exact number.

"It brings back good memories of playing with and against good people, players and teams over the years and the year that is in it. I

"I think everyone involved is relishing every chance they get to play or spectate a match.

"There are a lot of well know names on the list, so it's nice to see my name alongside some of the greats.

"The game has changed a bit since I started playing 25 years ago, but the basics remain the same and are probably more important now than ever,"

Kenny has a way to go to catch up with the all-time Leinster run scorer - Ginger O'Brien, also from Railway Union, who made 21 765 runs.