McGrath Cup Senior Football Preliminary Round – Tipperary 2-14 UL 0-13

Tipperary turn up heat after break

From the Irish Times Newspaper

Tipperary 2-14 UL 0-13

TIPPERARY CAME good in the second half at Seán Treacy Park in Tipperary town yesterday. Brian Mulvihill and Barry Grogan chipped in with 1-9. Grogan created the first-half goals for Stephen Hahessy and Mulvihill as Tipp led by 2-4 to 0-9 at half-time. A run of seven unanswered points in a 13-minute spell sealed victory.

TIPPERARY: P Fitzgerald; D Buckley, P Codd, A Morrissey; C McGrath, L Egan, D Dwyer; G Hannigan (0-1), A Rockett; S Hahessy (1-0), S Grogan (0-1), B Mulvihill (1-4, two frees, one 45); C Sweeney (0-1), B Coen, B Grogan (0-5). Subs: N Curran (0-1) for Buckley 34 mins, P Acheson for Rockett 45 mins, B Jones for Coen 45 mins, T Dalton (0-1, free) for Sweeney 60 mins, C Dillon for Hannigan 67 mins.

UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK: B Scanlan; D O’Sullivan, M Dalton, F Fitzgerald; D Ryan (0-1), N Coyne, S Hickey; A O’Donovan, T Ladden; B Fox, P Austin (0-6), J Sherwood (0-1); P Kennelly (0-2, one free), K O’Sullivan, C Dempsey (0-3, one free). Subs: M Geaney for Sherwood half-time, D Rattigan for D O’Sullivan half-time, J Lyster for Scanlan 50 mins, M Cahalane for Hickey 51 mins, R Kenny for Fitzgerald 58 mins.

Referee: ML Collins (Cork)