Christy Ring Cup Hurling Final – Kerry 1-20 Derry 0-12

Kerry defeated Derry by 1-20 to 0-12 in the Christy Ring Cup Hurling Final on Saturday June 6th at Croke Park.



Nolan inspires Kingdom to Ring Cup final win

CHRISTY RING CUP FINAL: KERRY 1-20 DERRY 0-12

By Paul Keane at Croke Park for GAA.ie

Shane Nolan provided the inspiration at Croke Park with 1-8 as Kerry secured a historic Christy Ring Cup title success. The Kingdom led throughout as they bounced back from consecutive final defeats in 2013 and 2014 to claim the title they craved.

The reward is huge too with a place in next year’s Liam MacCarthy Cup to look forward to. Specifically, Kerry will compete in Leinster’s qualifier series and having already defeated Antrim, Westmeath and Carlow in competitive finals this year, they will fancy their chances.

In truth, Eamonn Kelly’s side probably gave their very best a week ago in Newbridge when they hammered Kildare by 36 points. But they still had enough to see off first time finalists Derry who never looked like getting the scores they would need for a famous triumph. In all, just three of Derry’s points came from open play.

Kerry also took their time to get going in a game, lacking real cut and thrust for long spells. Still, it won’t have bothered the Kingdom too much as they led from the opening score of the game until full-time. Michael O’Leary put them ahead in the first minute with the first of his three points and they never looked back. They led 1-10 to 0-8 at half-time though played their best hurling only in patches. O’Leary reeled off fine back to back points in the 23rd and 24th minutes.

Nolan produced a thrilling moment in the 30th minute when he outpaced his man on the left of goals before releasing a bullet shot to the net. Kerry led by seven after that though Derry clawed back points before half-time through free-takers Patrick Henry and Ruairi Convery.

The Oak Leafers were still in the game but couldn’t kick on and eat into that five-point deficit. They only managed one second-half point from play. Kerry didn’t come close to peaking either but were always well in the clear. Both teams went 10 minutes without scoring after the restart and the barren spell hurt Derry most. Wing-back Keith Carmody put Kerry 1-14 to 0-10 clear with 15 minutes to go. The score appeared to energise Kerry as Clare man Patrick Kelly added two more before another from Carmody.

Nolan added three late points from frees while a bad day at the office was compounded for Derry when they lost Kevin Hinphey to a second yellow card in injury-time.

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Scorers for Kerry: Shane Nolan 1-8 (0-7f), Michael O’Leary 0-3, Keith Carmody 0-3, Colum Harty 0-2, Patrick Kelly 0-2, John Egan 0-1, Daniel Collins 0-1.

Scorers for Derry: Ruairi Convery 0-5 (0-5f), Patrick Henry 0-4 (0-4f), Alan Grant 0-1, Liam Hinphey 0-1, Jonathan O’Dwyer 0-1.

KERRY: Stephen Murphy; Rory Horgan, Paud Costelloe, Bryan Murphy; Keith Carmody, Darren Dineen, Daniel Collins; John Griffin, Patrick Kelly; Michael O’Leary, John Egan, Colum Harty; Mikey Boyle, Shane Nolan, Padraig Boyle
Subs: John O’Neill for Padraig Boyle (43), Davy Butler for O’Leary (50), Sean Weir for M Boyle (58), James Flaherty for Harty (63), Dougie Fitzell for Dineen (69).

DERRY: Daryl McDermott; Michael Warnock, Conor Quinn, Sean McCullagh; Liam Hinphey, Conor McSorley, Kevin Hinphey; Sean McGuigan, Brendan Quigley; Patrick Henry, Paul Cleary, Patrick McCloskey; Alan Grant, Ruairi Convery, Aaron Kelly
Subs: Niall Ferris for McCloskey (6), Dean Flanagan for Quigley (31), Jonathan O’Dwyer for Cleary (40), Ruairi McCloskey for McSorley (57), Michael Conway for Grant (60).

Referee: John Keane (Galway)



Fixture Details

Christy Ring Cup Final
Páirc an Chrócaigh 17:30
Ciarraí v Doire
Referee: John Keane (Gaillimh)
(E.T. if Necessary)


Ticket Information

Adults: €25
Juveniles: €5
€5 concession will be returned to Students/OAPs on day with Valid ID.


Team News

Kerry Senior Hurling Team V Derry Christy Ring Cup Final

The Kerry Senior Hurling Team to play Derry in the Christy Ring Cup Final in Croke Park on Saturday (5:30pm) shows 1 change in personnel from the side that defeated Kildare in the semi final; Patrick Kelly, club-tied for the semi final, is named at midfield with John Egan moving to corner forward to the exclusion of David Butler.

The team, captained by John Griffin, lines out as follows:

1 Stephen Murphy Causeway
2 Rory Horgan St Brendans
3 Paud Costelloe Ballyduff
4 Bryan Murphy Causeway
5 Daniel Collins Kilmoyley
6 Darren Dineen St Brendans
7 Keith Carmody Causeway
8 John Griffin (c) Lixnaw
9 Patrick Kelly Clarecastle
10 Michael O’Leary Abbeydorney
11 Shane Nolan Crotta O’Neills
12 Colum Harty Causeway
13 Mikey Boyle Ballyduff
14 Padraig Boyle Ballyduff
15 John Egan St Brendans

Fir Ionaid:

16 Philip Lucid Ballyheigue
17 David Butler Knockavilla Kickhams
18 Tommy Casey Causeway
19 Dougie Fitzell Kilmoyley
20 James Flaherty Lixnaw
21 John O’Neill Clonoulty-Rossmore
22 Brendan O’Leary Abbeydorney
23 Adrian Royle Kilmoyley
24 Darragh Shanahan Lixnaw
25 Sean Weir Crotta O’Neills
26 Giles O’Grady Ballyduff

The Derry senior hurling team to play Kerry in the Christy Ring Cup final on Saturday at Croke Park (5.30pm) is as follows:

1. Darrell McDermott (Beannchar)
2. Michael Warnock (Suaitreach)
3. Conor Quinn (Suaitreach)
4. Sean McCullagh (Beannchar) (capt)
5. Anton Rafferty (Eoghan Rua)
6. Conor McSorley (Baile na Scrine)
7. Kevin Hinphey (Chaoímhín Uí Loínsigh)
8. Sean Mc Guigan (Baile na Scrine)
9. Breandán Quigley (Na Magha)
10. Patrick McCloskey (Chaoímhín Uí Loínsigh)
11. Paul Cleary (Baile na Scrine)
12. Patrick Henry (Leamhaigh)
13. Aaron Kelly (Baile na Scrine)
14. Ruairi Convery (Suaitreach)
15. Alan Grant (Na Magha)
16. Barry Robinson (Na Magha)
17. John McCloskey (Baile na Scrine)
18. Ruairi Mc Closkey (Beannchar)
19. Dean Flanagan (Baile na Scrine)
20. Tiarnan Mc Closkey (Beannchar)
21. Liam Hinphey (Chaoímhín Uí Loínsigh)
22. Niall Ferris (Chaoímhín Uí Loínsigh)
23. Jonathan O’Dwyer (Beannchar)
24. Brendan Douban (Na Magha)
25. Déaglán Foley (Na Magha)
26. Mickey Conway (Suaitreach)
27. Sean McNicholl (Suaitreach)
28. Eugene McGuckin (Suaitreach)
29. Diarmuid Shiels (Na Magha)
30. Malachai O’Hagan (Suaitreach)


Match Coverage

This game will be shown live on TG4

Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi-Final – Cork 0-27 Waterford 1-16

Cork defeated Waterford by 0-27 to 1-16 in the Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi-Final on Sunday June 7th at Semple Stadium Thurles.



Team News

Cork Intermediate Hurling Team v Waterford –

1. Paudgie Buckley (Mallow)
2. Barra Ó Tuama (Castlemartyr)
3. Ed Finn (Ballinhassig)
4. Greg Murphy (Newcestown)
5. Kevin Kavanagh (Carrigaline) Capt.
6. Donnacha O’Donovan (Ballinhassig)
7. Tomas Lawerence (Brian Dillons)
8. Danny Flynn (Charleville)
9. Shane McCarthy (Ballinhassig)
10. Willie Leahy (Aghada)
11. Andrew Cagney (Charleville)
12. Michael Collins (Ballinhassig)
13. Noel McNamara (Kilworth)
14. Fintan O’Leary (Ballinhassig)
15. Tony Murphy (Carrigaline)

Subs:
16. Stephen O’Sullivan (Meelin)
17. Kieran Lane (Kilworth)
18. Paudie Butler (Argideen Rangers)
19. Martin Brennan (Fermoy)
20. Kieran Sheehan (Kilbrin)
21. John Sheehan (Argideen Rangers)
22. John Morrissey (Ballyhea)
23. Arron Sheehan (Mallow)
24. Pat Herlihy (Mallow)

Waterford Intermediate Hurling Team

1. Eddie Lynch (Passage)
2. Eoin Madigan (Roanmore)
3. Jerome Maher (Geraldines)
4. William Hahessy (Clonea)
5. John Dee (Mount Sioin)
6. Killian Fitzgerald (Passage)
7. Eoin Madigan (De La Salle)
8. Harley Barnes (Ballygunner)
9. Pa Walsh (Passage) CAPTAIN
10. Owen Connors (Passage)
11. Thomas Connors (Passage)
12. Mark O’Brien (Ferrybank)
13. Darragh Lyons (Dungarvan)
14. Tommy Waring (Erin’s Own)
15. Martin F. O’Neill (Mount S ion)

Munster SHC Semi-Final – Waterford 3-19 Cork 1-21

Waterford defeated Cork by 3-19 to 1-21 in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final on Sunday June 7th at Semple Stadium Thurles.



Waterford reach Munster final with win over Cork

By John Fogarty for the Irish Examiner newspaper

Waterford 3-19 Cork 1-21

The good news story that is Waterford hurling continued this afternoon as they made it a deserved double over Cork to reach their first Munster final in three years. Five weeks after beating Cork in a Division 1 final, they were too good again for their neighbours in Thurles, Maurice Shanahan and Michael Walsh leading the line in the closing stages to ensure they stayed ahead and the Déise retained their unbeaten 2015 record.

A Patrick Horgan penalty goal in the first minute of injury time reduced the margin to two points only for substitute Tom Devine to goal at the other end. He needed three attempts to hit it but eventually struck it past Anthony Nash to seal Cork’s fate. It was just desserts for Waterford having look so controlled for most of the second half as the Bennett brothers, Stephen and Shane, weighed in with a brace of points each. Noel Connors once more kept Horgan at bay and Cork will have serious questions to answer before the qualifiers on July 4.

The game came to life with Waterford’s two goals in the 27th and 30th minutes. Up until then, wides more than points was the order of the day with Austin Gleeson, with four, and Aidan Walsh, shooting one less, the worst offenders. Waterford trailed Cork until Shanahan caught a delivery from Gleeson, a change for the better from the Mount Sion man, and his finish was just too good for Anthony Nash. Tadhg de Burca fired over a point virtually from the resultant puck-out and the initiative had switched.

A Luke O’Farrell response in the form of a point threatened to halt Waterford’s momentum only for Shane Bennett to find Walsh with a short range stick-pass and Walsh found Jake Dillon, who had left his marker Cormac Murphy, and his shot was just as scintillating as Shanahan’s. Leading 2-5 to 0-8, Kevin Moran made a handling error just as it appeared Cork were to be opened up again before Nash had to snuff out another Dillon shot, this time from a tighter angle. Shanahan followed that up with a 65 although Cork finished the half the better with three points on the trot to close the gap to one, 2-6 to 0-11, at half-time.

Scorers for Waterford: M Shanahan (1-9, 0-6 frees, 1 65); J Dillon, T Devine (1-0 each); K Moran, Stephen Bennett, Shane Bennett (0-2 each); A Gleeson (free), T de Burca, C Dunford, P Curran (0-1 each).

Subs for Waterford: E Barrett for K Moran (blood, 10-12); S Bennett for B O’Halloran (45); T Devine for Stephen Bennett (60); E Barrett for C Dunford (63); P Curran for J Dillon (68).

Scorers for Cork: P Horgan (1-7, 1-0 pen, 0-6 frees); P Cronin (0-5); A Cadogan (0-2); C Lehane, M Ellis, D Kearney, L O’Farrell, A Walsh, B Cooper, D McCarthy (65) (0-1 each).

Subs for Cork: R O’Shea for C Murphy (47); D McCarthy for D Kearney (51); P O’Sullivan for A Walsh (57).

Red card: L O’Farrell (straight, 64).

WATERFORD: S O’Keeffe; B Coughlan, N Connors, S Fives; A Gleeson, T de Burca, P Mahony; C Dunford, J Barron; M Walsh, K Moran, J Dillon; S Bennett, M Shanahan, B O’Halloran.

CORK: A Nash; S O’Neill, S McDonnell, B Murphy; D Cahalane, M Ellis, C Murphy; D Kearney, B Cooper; C Lehane, P Cronin, A Walsh; A Cadogan, P Horgan, L O’Farrell.

Referee: B Kelly (Westmeath)





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Ticket Information

Adult Covered Stand: €30
Adult Uncovered Stand: €25
Adult Terrace: €20
Juveniles are €5 in all locations of the stadium.
Students & OAP’s can buy full price Adult tickets and receive concession at designated turnstiles on the day.
This is a reserved seating fixture.

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Tickets can be purchased in Centra and Supervalu stores in Cork and Waterford – see listing below or visit the Munster GAA Ticketing Locator


Team News

Cork Senior Hurling Team v Waterford

1. Anthony Nash (Kanturk) Capt.
2. Shane O’Neill (Bishopstown)
3. Stephen McDonnell (Glen Rovers)
4. Brian Murphy (Bride Rovers)
5. Damien Cahalane (St. Finbarr’s)
6. Mark Ellis (Millstreet)
7. Cormac Murphy (Mallow)
8. Daniel Kearney (Sarsfields)
9. Aidan Walsh (Kanturk)
10. Conor Lehane (Midleton)
11. Seamus Harnedy (St. Ita’s)
12. Bill Cooper (Youghal)
13. Alan Cadogan (Douglas)
14. Luke O’Farrell (Midleton)
15. Patrick Horgan (Glen Rovers)

Subs:
16. Patrick Collins (Ballinhassig)
17. William Kearney (Sarsfields)
18. Killian Burke (Midleton)
19. Aidan Ryan (Midleton)
20. Patrick Cronin (Bishopstown)
21. Brian Lawton (Castlemartyr)
22. Rob O’Shea (Carrigaline)
23. Darren McCarthy (Ballymartle)
24. Stephen Moylan (Douglas)
25. Paudie O’Sullivan (Cloyne)
26. Jamie Coughlan (Newtownshandrum)

Waterford Senior Hurling Team

1. Stephen O’Keeffe (Ballygunner)
2. Shane Fives (Tourin)
3. Barry Coughlan (Ballygunner)
4. Noel Connors (Passage)
5. Tadhg de Búrca (Clashmore/Kinsalebeg)
6. Austin Gleeson (Mount Sion)
7. Philip Mahony (Ballygunner)
8. Jamie Barron (Fourmilewater)
21 Maurice Shanahan (Lismore)
10. Kevin Moran (De La Salle) CAPTAIN
11. Stephen Bennett (Ballysaggart)
12. Jake Dillon (De La Salle)
13. Brian O’Halloran (Clashmore Kinsalebeg)
14. Michael Walsh (Stradbally)
15. Colin Dunford (Colligan)


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List of Centra / Supervalu outlets in Cork

Centra Carrigtwohill Cork
SuperValu Hollyhill Cork
SuperValu Blarney Cork
SuperValu Castletownbere Cork
SuperValu Dunmanway Cork
SuperValu Kanturk Cork
SuperValu Millstreet Cork
SuperValu Newmarket Cork
SuperValu Skibbereen Cork
SuperValu Blackrock Cork
SuperValu Glanmire Cork
SuperValu Ballincollig – Quish’s Cork
SuperValu Charleville Cork
SuperValu Youghal Cork
SuperValu Togher Cork
SuperValu Bandon Cork
SuperValu Midleton Cork
SuperValu Carrigaline Cork
SuperValu Fermoy Cork
SuperValu Bantry Cork
SuperValu Mallow Cork
SuperValu Clonakilty Cork
SuperValu Ballincollig – Down’s Cork
SuperValu Merchants Quay Cork
SuperValu Mitchelstown Cork
SuperValu Grange Cork
SuperValu Cobh Cork
Centra Fermoy Cork
Centra Mallow Cork
Centra Bishopstown Cork
Centra Crosshaven Cork
Centra Charleville Cork
Centra Tower Cork
Centra Togher Cork
The Pavilion Cafe Bar Cork
Pluggd Records Cork

List of Centra / Supervalu outlets in Waterford

Centra Coolagh Service Station Waterford
SuperValu Dungarvan, Garvey’s Waterford
SuperValu Dungarvan, Morrissey’s Waterford
SuperValu Tramore Waterford
SuperValu Waterford Waterford
SuperValu Cappoquin Waterford



Useful Information

Cork bridged an 8 year gap to win last year’s Munster championship – the longest gap since the 10 year period between their 1956 and 66 wins.

Waterford defeated Cork by 1-24 to 0-17 in the Allianz Hurling League final at Semple Stadium on Sunday May 3rd. The game was refereed by Johnny Ryan of Tipperary who also refereed the replay between the two sides in last year’s Munster championship which Cork won by 0-28 to 0-14.

With Limerick’s victory 2 years ago and Cork’s victory last year, Clare are the only one of the 5 participating counties not to have one the Munster SH Championship since 2010, a record which will continue to 2016 at least following their narrow defeat to Limerick in this year’s quarter-final.

Prior to last year’s victory over Waterford, Cork last won a replay in the Munster SHC in 1987, a 3-14 to 0-10 victory over Limerick.

Prior to last year’s draw and replay Cork and Waterford previously met in the Munster senior hurling championship July 17th 2010 when Waterford defeated Cork by 1-16 to 1-13 aet in the Munster final replay. An 83rd minute goal by current Waterford selector, Dan Shanahan, proved to be the difference between the sides after 2 epic encounters in 6 days.

The last 8 Cork v Waterford games in the Munster Senior Hurling Championship have produced 29 goals.

Four of the five games in last year’s Munster Championship were played at Semple Stadium Thurles with the only exception being the final which was played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh which was hosting its last senior final before being redeveloped. Páirc na nGael in Limerick will host its first Munster senior hurling championship since the 2013 final in June 21st when Limerick host Tipperary.

Patrick Horgan of Cork scored a total of 0-21 in the drawn and replayed games (0-11 in draw, 0-10 in replay) against Waterford in 2014 while Pauric Mahony scored a total of 0-17 (0-12 in draw, 0-5 in replay) for Waterford in the same 2 games.

Cork will meet Waterford in Munster Under 21 hurling semi-final in Páirc Uí Rinn on Wednesday June 17th.



Munster GAA HURLING Senior Championship Roll Of Honour

Cork (52) – 1888, 1890, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1907, 1912, 1915, 1919, 1920, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1939, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1992, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2014

Tipperary (40) – 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1913, 1916, 1917, 1922, 1924, 1925, 1930, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1971, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2001, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012

Limerick (19) – 1897, 1910, 1911, 1918, 1921, 1923, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1955, 1973, 1974, 1980, 1981, 1994, 1996, 2013

Waterford (9) – 1938, 1948, 1957, 1959, 1963, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010

Clare (6) – 1889, 1914, 1932, 1995, 1997, 1998

Kerry (1) – 1891

Munster GAA HURLING Senior Championship – List of Winning Teams

Visit the Munster GAA web site History section to view the complete list of each winning team since the competition began 1888 – http://munster.gaa.ie/history/sh_teams/


Munster Senior Hurling Cup

No Name – Presented by Munster Council in 1928, new cup presented in 1990


All Ireland GAA HURLING Senior Championship

In the Senior Hurling All Ireland Roll of Honour, Cork are second on the list with 30 titles, 3 behind Kilkenny. Tipperary have won 26 All-Ireland titles. Limerick have 7 titles, their last one in 1973. Clare have won 4 titles in 1914, 1995, 1997 and 2013 while Waterford’s two titles came in 1948 and 1959. Kerry won the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final in 1891.

Contact Munster GAA PRO Ger Ryan at pro.munster@gaa.ie for more information


Match Programme

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Munster Junior Football Championship Semi-Final – Cork 0-16 Limerick 0-13

Cork defeated Limerick by 0-16 to 0-13 in the Munster Junior Football Championship Semi-Final on Sunday June 14th at Pairc Ui Rinn.


Cork shake off challenge of Limerick to qualify for Munster junior decider

Cork 0-16 Limerick 0-13

Denis Hurley reports from Páirc Uí Rinn for the42.ie

Four unanswered points in the final six minutes helped Cork to advance past the stiff challenge of Limerick in the Munster JFC semi-final at Páirc Uí Rinn this afternoon.

The Rebels, winners of five of the past 10 All-Irelands at the grade, were strong favourites given that they were able to include members of the successful 2013 side, but the Shannonsiders, with the aid of a win over Clare, put it up to them for long periods.
While Cork led by 0-2 to no score early on, a pair of Michael Lyons points, allied to scores from Jimmy Barry-Murphy and Jason Mullins, put Limerick ahead as the home wides tally began to mount.

Cork midfielder Micheál Ó Laoire came closest to a goal in the opening half, his fisted effort kept out by Gearóid Greaney, but by and large the sides matched each other point for point, 0-7 each the half-time score.

The third quarter was fairly even too, Alan Barry and early sub Séamus Hickey impressing in the Cork attack while Jimmy Barry-Murphy got into the groove for Limerick and by the 45th minute it was 0-11 each. Barry fisted over to put Cork in front but Limerick led for the first time in the second half as Killian Ryan’s point was followed by Barry-Murphy’s fifth. Though Seán Kiely blazed wide with a goal effort, Cork levelled through Barry and then Hickey put them in front again.

Séamus O’Carroll was unlucky to hit the post with a late Limerick point attempt and Cork made the most of that let-of as Mark Sugrue and Hickey gave them breathing space.

Scorers for Cork: Séamus Hickey, Alan Barry 0-4 each, Mark Sugrue (0-1f) 0-3, Seán Kiely 0-2, John Corkery, Brian Coughlan, Anthony O’Connor 0-1 each.

Scorers for Limerick: Jimmy Barry-Murphy 0-5 (0-3f), Michael Lyons, Jason Mullins (0-2 frees) 0-3 each, Séamus O’Carroll, Killian Ryan 0-1 each.

Cork

1. Anthony Seymour (Castlehaven)
2. AJ O’Connor (Kiskeam)
3. Colm Hyde (Naomh Abán)
4. John McLoughlin (Kanturk)
5. Seán Kiely (Macroom)
6. Jason Collins (St Mary’s)
7. Bart Daly (Newmarket)
8. Micheál Ó Laoire (Naomh Abán)
9. Cillian Brosnan (Brian Dillons)
10. John Corkery (Aghabullogue)
11. Brian Coughlan (Kinsale)
12. Mark Sugrue (Bandon)
13. Anthony O’Connor (Knocknagree)
14. Paul Condon (Mayfield)
15. Alan Barry (Glanmire).
Subs:
22. Séamus Hickey (Rockchapel) for Coughlan (7, injured)
11. Coughlan for Condon (38)
17. Darren Murphy (Ballincollig) for Hyde (48)
21. Peter Daly (St Mary’s) for Corkery (50-52, blood)

Limerick

1. Gearóid Greaney (Dromcollogher-Broadford)
2. Seán Barrett (Bruff)
3. Kevin Brosnan (Monagea)
4. Brian Hannigan (Feenagh-Kilmeedy)
5. Tony McCarthy (Kildimo-Pallaskenry)
6. Mike Sheehan (Fr Caseys)
7. James Naughton (St Senan’s)
8. David Ward (Fr Caseys)
9. Tony McMahon (Pallasgreen)
20. W Cronin (St Patrick’s)
11. Séamus O’Carroll (Cappagh)
12. Killian Ryan (Mungret)
13. Jimmy Barry-Murphy (Ballylanders)
14. Jason Mullins (St Patrick’s)
18. Michael Lyons (Adare).
Subs
17. Thomas Butler (Feohanagh-Castlemahon) for Ward (16)
23. Brian Fanning (Pallasgreen) for McMahon (34)
10. Kevin Barry (Pallasgreen) for Naughton (43)
22. Michael O’Donovan (Galbally) for Ryan (49)
15. Thomas Quilligan (Newcastlewest) for Lyons (52).

Referee: Alan Kissane (Waterford).


Fixture Details

Munster Junior Football Championship Semi-Final
Sunday 14th June 2015 in Páirc Uí Rinn @ 13:30
Corcaigh v Luimneach
Extra Time if Necessary i.e 2 x 10 minute periods only
Referee: Alan Kissane (Portláirge)


Team News

CORK JUNIOR FOOTBALL

1. Anthony Seymour (Castlehaven)

2. A. J. O’Connor (Kiskeam)

3. Colm Hyde (Naomh Abán)

4. John MacLoughlin (Kanturk)

5. Sean Kiely (Macroom) Capt.

6. Jason Collins (St. Mary’s)

7. Bart Daly (Newmarket)

8. Micheál Ó Laoire (Naomh Abán)

9. Cillian Brosnan (Brian Dillons)

10. John Corkery (Aghabullogue)

11. Brian Coughlan (Kinsale)

12. Mark Sugrue (Bandon)

13. Anthony O’Connor (Knocknagree)

14. Paul Condon (Mayfield)

15. Alan Barry (Glanmire)

Subs:

16. Anthony Casey (Kiskeam)

17. Darren Murphy (Ballincollig)

18. T. J. Brosnan (Newmarket)

19. Fionn Herlihy (Mitchelstown)

20. John Ryan (Newmarket)

21. Peter Daly (St. Mary’s)

22. Seamus Hickey (Rockchapel)

23. Gearoid Finn (Kinsale)

24. Ruairi O’Hagan (Fermoy)

Selectors: Paul McCarthy (Kinsale) – Manager, Danny Culloty (Newmarket), Michael Lyons (Araglin), Alan Whelan (Brian Dillons), Tim O’Sullivan (Macroom).

Medical Officer: Dr. Paddy Burke. Physiotherapist: Gary Aherne.

Munster Junior Football Championship Semi-Final – Kerry 2-13 Tipperary 1-8

Kerry defeated Tipperary by 2-13 to 1-8 in the Munster Junior Football Championship Semi-Final on Sunday June 14th at Semple Stadium Thurles.


Kerry book Munster junior final place with eight-point win over Tipperary

Kerry 2-13 Tipperary 1-8

Jackie Cahill reports from Semple Stadium, Thurles for the42.ie

JEFF O’DONOGHUE INSPIRED Kerry to victory against Tipperary in this afternoon’s Munster junior football semi-final, as the holders survived a second-half scare before registering a comfortable eight-point win.

Dean McEnroe’s 34th-minute goal handed Tipperary the lead for the only time in the game, 1-5 to 1-4, but Kerry came roaring back with five unanswered points. Dan O’Donoghue’s goal midway through the second half killed the game as a contest and it was a procession from there for last year’s beaten All-Ireland finalist, who will meet Cork in the provincial decider on 1 July.

Jeff O’Donoghue was instrumental in this win, with his four points split between both halves. He was also the creator of both goals, finished brilliantly by Thomas Hickey and former All-Ireland minor medallist Dan O’Donoghue.

The first half was marred by a sickening clash between Kerry’s Tadhg Morley and Tipp’s Alan O’Riordan, with O’Riordan stretchered off. Morley was substituted at half-time and the first half ended with seven minutes of stoppage time.

At the break, Kerry were 1-4 to 0-5 in front, Hickey shooting home the 21st minute goal after the Kingdom broke from turnover ball.
Hickey had earlier been denied by a smart close-range save by Tipp goalkeeper Gearóid Slattery, who saved two penalties in the quarter-final victory over Waterford.

Ger Hally went close for Tipp at the other end but even when the Premier County did break through for McEnroe’s goal, they couldn’t push on as Kerry upped the pace. Midfield dominance paved the way for this impressive win and the winners had seven different scorers.

Scorers for Kerry: Thomas Hickey 1-2 (0-2f), Jeff O’Donoghue 0-4, Dan O’Donoghue 1-0, Alan O’Donoghue 0-3, Conor Cox 0-2, James Walsh & Liam Carey 0-1 each.

Scorers for Tipperary: Kevin Fox 0-4 (3f), Dean McEnroe 1-0, Aldo Matassa & Dean Lonergan (1f, 1 45) 0-2 each.

Kerry

1. Shane Murphy (Kilcummin)
2. Dan O’Donoghue (Spa)
3. Jack McGuire (Listowel Emmetts)
4. Gavin Crowley (Templenoe)
5. Greg Gibson (Waterville)
6. Brendan O’Sullivan (Valentia)
7. Tadhg Morley (Templenoe)
8. James Walsh (Knocknagoshel)
9. Liam Kearney (Spa)
10. Philip O’Connor (Cordal)
11. Jeff O’Donoghue (Glenflesk)
12. Denis Daly (St Mary’s)
13. Alan O’Donoghue (C) (John Mitchels)
14. Conor Cox (Listowel Emmetts)
15. Thomas Hickey (Castleisland Desmonds)
Subs
18. Eamonn Kiely (Brosna) for Morley (half-time)
17. Michael Brennan (Churchill) for Gibson (37)
21. Liam Carey (Beaufort) for Daly (45)
22. Adam Barry (Brosna) for Cox (49)
20. Gary O’Sullivan (Listry) for J O’Donoghue (57)
23. David Griffin (Ardfert) for O’Sullivan (59)

Tipperary

1. Gearóid Slattery (Cashel)
2. Ger Hally (Cahir)
3. Daragh Kearney (Clonmel Óg)
4. Donal Lynch Capt. (Clonmel Commercials)
5. Kevin Fahey (Clonmel Commercials)
6. Luke Boland (Moyle Rovers)
24. Jimmy Feehan (Killenaule)
8. Aldo Matassa (Clonmel Commercials)
9. Martin Dunne (Moyle Rovers)
10. Shane Leahy (Arravale Rovers)
20. Alan O’Riordan (JK Brackens)
12. Donagh Leahy (Arravale Rovers)
13. Kevin Fox (Éire Óg Annacarty)
14. Dean Lonergan (Cahir)
15. Dean McEnroe (JK Brackens)
Subs:
11. Tommy Sweeney (Ballyporeen) for O’Riordan (30+6)
19. Gerry Cronin (Ardfinnan) for Dunne (47)
17. Niall Gleeson (Portroe) for S Leahy (49)
18. Mark Russell (Aherlow Gaels) for Matassa (56)
23. Dominic Walsh (Moyle Rovers) for D Leahy (60+1)

Referee: Michael Collins (Cork)


Fixture Details

Munster Junior Football Championship
Sunday 14th June 2015 in Semple Stadium, Thurles @ 13:30
Tiobraid Árann v Ciarraí
Extra Time if Necessary i.e 2 x 10 minute periods only
Referee: Michael Collins (Corcaigh)


Team News

There are two changes in personnel to the Tipperary Junior Football team with Daragh O’Dwyer and Tommy Sweeney getting the nod to start. Some positional switches go on to complete the line up which reads as follows;.

Gearóid Slattery (Cashel), Ger Hally (Cahir), Daragh Kearney (Clonmel Óg), Donal Lynch Capt. (Clonmel Commercials), Kevin Fahey (Clonmel Commercials), Luke Boland (Moyle Rovers), Daragh O’Dwyer (Moyle Rovers), Aldo Mattassa (Clonmel Commercials), Martin Dunne (Moyle Rovers),Shane Leahy (Arravale Rovers), Tommy Sweeney (Ballyporeen), Donough Leahy (Arravale Rovers),Kevin Fox (Éire Óg Annacarty), Dean Lonergan (Cahir), Dean McEnroe (JK Brackens).

Munster SFC Semi-Final – Cork 1-20 Clare 1-8

Cork defeated Clare by 1-20 to 1-8 in the Munster Senior Football Championship Semi-Final on Sunday June 14th at Pairc Ui Rinn.


Munster SFC: Rebels way too strong for Clare

MUNSTER SFC SEMI-FINAL: CORK 1-20 CLARE 1-8

By Denis Hurley at Páirc Ui Rinn for GAA.ie

Seven unanswered points in the periods immediately before and after half-time paved the way for Cork to see off Clare in the Munster SFC semi-final at Páirc Uí Rinn on Sunday.

While Cathal O’Connor’s point for Clare brought them back to within four points, 0-8 to 0-4, with seven minutes left to the interval, by the time Gary Brennan got their fifth, Cork had increased their tally to 15. The Rebels never really looked like being caught by a Banner surprise, even allowing for the fact that Gary Brennan had a goal chance for Clare inside the first minute and the visitors led by 0-2 to 0-1 after Pat Burke’s point on seven.

Cork reeled off five unanswered points, with Brian Hurley, Colm O’Neill, Donncha O’Connor (two) and Brian O’Driscoll all among the scores, with O’Neill unlucky with a goal attempt which flashed just wide in the 18th minute. Conor Dorman might also have had a Cork goal, Joe Hayes saving well from him, but two O’Neill frees before half-time helped to push them six points clear, 0-10 to 0-4, at half-time. Immediately upon the resumption, Keelan Sexton shot wide with a Clare goal attempt but again Cork pushed on, with Paul Kerrigan and Mark Collins getting on the scoresheet, and soon they led by 11 points, 0-16 to 0-5.

Cathal O’Connor did briefly give Clare hope as he netted in the 53rd minute, but Fintan Goold and O’Neill responded for Cork and then Donncha O’Connor converted a penalty, after Kevin Hartnett was adjudged to have committed a foot-block on Collins’ shot. That sounded the death-knell for any lingering Clare hopes and there were 12 points in it at the end.
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Scorers for Cork: D O’Connor 1-5 (1-0 penalty, 3f), C O’Neill 0-5 (4f), M Collins 0-2, J Hayes 0-2 (1f), B O’Driscoll 0-2, P Kerrigan 0-2, B Hurley 0-1, F Goold 0-1.

Scorers for Clare: C O’Connor 1-2 (1 ’45’), G Brennan 0-2 (1f), D Ryan 0-1, J Malone 0-1, P Burke 0-1, D O’Halloran 0-1.

CORK: K O’Halloran; C Dorman, M Shields, J Loughrey; S Cronin, Brian O’Driscoll, Barry O’Driscoll; A O’Connor, K O’Driscoll; C O’Driscoll, M Collins, P Kerrigan; C O’Neill, B Hurley, D O’Connor. Subs: P Kelly for Hurley (49), R Deane for A O’Connor (54), F Goold for C O’Driscoll (54), Tomás Clancy for Dorman (57), J Hayes for D O’Connor (60), P Kelleher for O’Neill (68).

CLARE: J Hayes; S Hickey, C Russell, K Hartnett; D Ryan, G Kelly, M McMahon; G Brennan, C O’Connor; K Sexton, J Malone, S Collins; R Donnelly, E Cleary, P Burke. Subs: C Dunning for Donnelly (half-time), C O’Dea (Kilfenora) for Cleary (53), D O’Halloran for Burke (57).

Referee: J McQuillan (Cavan)




Fixture Details

Munster Senior Football Championship
Sunday 14th June 2015 in Pairc Uí Rinn @ 15:30
Corcaigh .v. An Clár
No Extra Time to be played
Referee: Joe Mc Quillan (An Cabhán)



Ticket Information

Adult: €15
Student’s/OAP: Purchase Adult tickets and receive a €5 concession at designated turnstiles prior to entry
Under 16’s are FREE and do not require a ticket

This is an unreserved fixture

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Team News

Clare: 1: Joe Hayes (Lissycasey), 2: Ciarán Russell (Éire Óg), 3: Kevin Hartnett (Meelick), 4: Dean Ryan (Éire Óg), 5: Martin McMahon (Kilmurry/Ibrickane), 6: Gordon Kelly (St Josephs Miltown), 7: Shane Hickey (Kilmurry/Ibrickane, 8: Gary Brennan (Clondegad), 9: Cathal O’Connor (Coolmeen), 10: Seán Collins (Cratloe), 11: Jamie Malone (Corofin), 12: Chris Dunning (Wolfe Tones na Sionna), 13: Eoin Cleary (St Josephs Miltown), 14: Pat Burke (Kilmacud Crokes), 15: Rory Donnelly (Cooraclare)

CORK SENIOR FOOTBALL

1. Ken O’Halloran (Bishopstown)

2. Conor Dorman (Bishopstown)

3. Michael Shields (St. Finbarr’s) Capt.

4. James Loughrey (Mallow)

5. Stephen Cronin (Nemo Rangers)

6. Brian O’Driscoll (Tadhg MacCarthaigh)

7. Barry O’Driscoll (Nemo Rangers)

8. Alan O’Connor (St. Colum’s)

9. Kevin O’Driscoll (Tadhg MacCarthaigh)

10. Colm O’Driscoll (Tadhg MacCarthaigh)

11. Mark Collins (Castlehaven)

12. Paul Kerrigan (Nemo Rangers)

13. Colm O’Neill (Ballyclough)

14. Brian Hurley (Castlehaven)

15. Donncha O’Connor (Ballydesmond)

Subs:

16. Paddy O’Shea (St. Vincent’s)

17. Ian Maguire (St. Finbarr’s)

18. Tomás Clancy (Fermoy)

19. Noel Galvin (Ballincollig)

20. Fintan Goold (Macroom)

21. Ruairi Deane (Bantry Blues)

22. Patrick Kelly (Ballincollig)

23. Daniel Goulding (Éire Óg)

24. John Hayes (Carbery Rangers)

25. Donal Óg Hodnett (O’Donovan Rossa)

26. Peter Kelleher (Kilmichael)

Unavailable for selection: John O’Rourke and Tom Clancy (Clonakilty) long term injury. Eoin Cadogan received an ankle injury during training Tuesday night. Jamie O’Sullivan is serving a 1 game suspension.

Selectors: Brian Cuthbert (Bishopstown) – Manager, Owen Sexton, (Kilbrittain), Ciaran O’Sullivan (Urhan), Don Davis (O’Donovan Rossa), Ronan McCarthy (Douglas).

Medical Officer: Dr. Con Murphy (U.C.C.) Physiotherapist: Colin Lane.


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For the Record

  Clare Cork
2015 Team Manager Colm Collins Brian Cuthbert
2014 Championship Performance Drew with Waterford 2-8 each in Munster Quarter-Final at Cusack Park, Ennis.

Defeated Waterford in replay at Fraher Field, Dungarvan by 3-11 to 0-12

Lost Munster Semi-Final to Kerry at Cusack Park, Ennis by 1-17 to 1-13.

Won Qualifiers Round 2 game against Carlow at Dr. Cullen Park by 4-26 to 2-13.

Lost Qualifiers Round 3 game to Kildare at Cusack Park, Ennis by 0-13 to 0-12

Defeated Tipperary by 0-16 to 1-11 in Munster Semi-Final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Lost Munster Final to Kerry by 0-24 to 0-12 at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Defeated Sligo by 0-21 to 1-11 in Qualifiers Round 4 in Tullamore.

Lost All Ireland Quarter-Final to Mayo by 1-19 to 2-15 at Croke Park

Number of Munster Senior Football titles 2 37
Last Munster Senior Football Title 1992 2012
Munster Senior Football Championship Record since 2000 Played – 25
Won – 8
Lost – 15
Drawn – 2
Played – 37
Won – 22
Lost – 10
Drawn – 5
Last meeting in the Munster Senior Football Championship June 16th 2013 Munster semi-final at Cusack Park – Cork 1-20 Clare 1-11. See match report at: http://munster.gaa.ie/2013/06/16/munster-senior-football-championship-semi-final-clare-v-cork/

Munster GAA FOOTBALL Senior Championship 2015

Quarter-Finals

Saturday May 23rd

@ Cusack Park Ennis                      Clare 0-15                 Limerick 0-13

Sunday May 31st

@ Semple Stadium, Thurles          Tipperary 1-24         Waterford 0-5

Semi-Finals

Sunday June 14th
@ Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork – Cork v Clare @ 3.30pm

@ Semple Stadium, Thurles – Tipperary v Kerry @ 3.30pm

Final

Sunday July 5th

2pm throw-in

Useful Information

The average number of scores per game in the Munster Senior Football championship since 2008:

2008 – 21 scores per game; 2009 – 24; 2010 – 28; 2011 – 33; 2012 – 27; 2013 – 30.8, 2014 – 28.6; 2015 so far: 29.

This is the first senior inter-county championship game to be played in Páirc Uí Rinn.

The same 4 teams are in this year’s semi-finals as last year but last year it was Cork v Tipperary and Kerry v Clare.

Since 2000, Kerry have drawn as many matches in the Munster Senior Football Championship as they have lost, 5 draws (all v Cork) as compared to 5 defeats in 38 matches played.

Cork defeated Clare in 2011, 12 and 13 in the Munster Championship:

2011 Quarter Final – Cork 1-23 Clare 0-11

2012 Final – Cork 3-16 Clare 0-13

2013 Semi-Final – Cork 1-20 Clare 1-11

Tipperary lost to Kerry in 4 quarter finals in a row from 2010 to 2013 inclusive.

Both semi-final referees come from Ulster – Joe McQuillan (Cavan) is in charge of Clare v Cork while Ciaran Branagan (Down) will referee Kerry v Tipperary.

Scorers in Munster Championship 2015

Michael Quinlivan (Tipperary )         1-3 (0-1f)
Steven O’Brien (Tipperary)              0-6
Gary Brennan (Clare)                       0-4
Ian Ryan (Limerick)                          0-4 (0-2f)
Brian Scanlan (Limerick)                  0-3 (0-1f, 0-2 45)
Brian Fox (Tipperary)                       0-3
Philip Austin (Tipperary)                   0-3
Conor Sweeney (Tipperary)             0-3 (0-2f)
Eoin Cleary (Clare)                           0-2
Rory Donnelly (Clare)                      0-2
Cathal McInerney (Clare)                 0-2 (0-1f)
Peter Nash (Limerick)                      0-2
George Hannigan (Tipperary)          0-2
Michael O’Halloran (Waterford)       0-2
JJ Hutchinson (Waterford)               0-2 (0-2f)
Jamie Malone (Clare)                       0-1
Paraic Collins (Clare)                       0-1
Cathal O’Connor (Clare)                  0-1 (0-1 45)
Shane Brennan (Clare)                    0-1
Sean Collins (Clare)                         0-1
Iain Corbett (Limerick)                      0-1
Robert Browne (Limerick)                0-1
Stephen Cahill (Limerick)                 0-1
Cian Sheehan (Limerick)                 0-1
Seamus Kennedy (Tipperary)          0-1
Peter Acheson (Tipperary)               0-1
Ger Mulhaire (Tipperary)                  0-1
Jason Lonergan (Tipperary)             0-1
Shane Briggs (Waterford)                0-1 

Munster GAA FOOTBALL Senior Championship Roll Of Honour

Kerry (76) – 1892, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1919, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

Cork (37) – 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1897, 1899, 1901, 1906, 1907, 1911, 1916, 1928, 1943, 1945, 1949, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012

Tipperary (9) – 1888, 1889, 1895, 1900, 1902, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1935

Clare (2) – 1917, 1992

Waterford (1) – 1898

Limerick (1) – 1896

Munster GAA FOOTBALL Senior Championship – List of Winning Teams

Visit the Munster GAA web site History section to view the complete list of each winning team since the competition began 1888 – http://munster.gaa.ie/history/sf_teams/

Munster Senior FOOTBALL Cup

No Name – Presented by Munster Council in 1928

All Ireland GAA FOOTBALL Senior Championship

In the Senior Football All Ireland Roll of Honour, Kerry are top with 37, 13 ahead of the next county – Dublin. Cork are 4th in the roll of honour with 7 titles. Tipperary have won 4 All-Ireland’s, their last in 1920 while Limerick won the first ever All-Ireland Senior Football Championship played in 1887 and also won the All-Ireland in 1896.

Contact Munster GAA PRO Ger Ryan at pro.munster@gaa.ie for more information

Munster SFC Semi-Final – Kerry 2-14 Tipperary 2-8

Kerry defeated Tipperary by 2-14 to 2-8 in the Munster Senior Football Championship Semi-Final on Sunday June 14th at Semple Stadium Thurles.


Munster SFC: Kerry east past Tipp into final

MUNSTER SFC SEMI-FINAL: TIPPERARY 2-8 KERRY 2-14

By Jackie Cahill at Semple Stadium, Thurles for GAA.ie

Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s Kerry beat Tipperary by six points in this afternoon’s Munster SFC semi-final, to set up a provincial showpiece with old rivals Cork on July 5.

Throw-in was delayed by 15 minutes as just the New Stand was open to punters attempting to gain access to Semple Stadium. When play got underway, Tipp led by 1-1 to 0-0 within four minutes, with two-goal hero Michael Quinlivan netting for the hosts. But Kerry came roaring back to led by 2-6 to 2-4 at half-time, Barry John Keane and Paul Geaney on target with goals before Quinlivan netted his second.

And a run of five successive points after half-time provided the platform for Kerry’s win, which sets up a Munster final clash with old rivals Cork on July 5. Kerry welcomed back Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper after injury ruled him out of the entire 2014 campaign and the Dr. Crokes superstar scored three points, including two from play.

Tipp registered 13 wides to just five from Kerry and that was a crucial factor in their defeat. But the Premier County, beaten by 17 points in Killarney two years ago, did close the gap and look set for another good run in the qualifiers. Tipp’s U21 captain Colin O’Riordan started well but seemed to be hampered by injury as the game progressed. And another U21 star, Ian Fahey, was ruled out with a hamstring injury sustained during the warm-up.

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Scorers for Tipperary: M Quinlivan 2-0, C Sweeney 0-2 (2f), C O’Riordan 0-1, G Mulhaire 0-1, B Fox 0-1, K O’Halloran 0-1 (1 ’45’), B Grogan 0-1 (1f), J Lonergan 0-1

Scorers for Kerry: P Geaney 1-2, B J Keane 1-1, B Sheehan 0-5 (3f), C Cooper 0-3 (1f), A Maher 0-1, M Geaney 0-1, S O’Brien 0-1

TIPPERARY: E Comerford; P Codd, C McDonald, R Kiely; S Kennedy, P Acheson, A Campbell; S O’Brien, G Hannigan; C O’Riordan, P Austin, G Mulhaire; C Sweeney, M Quinlivan, B Fox. Subs: J Lonergan for Kiely (31), B Grogan for Hannigan (h.t.), K O’Halloran for Austin (54), L Casey for Fox (65), B Mulvihill for Sweeney (65), A Morrissey for Kennedy (70).

KERRY: B Kealy; M Ó’Sé, M Griffin, S Enright; J Lyne, P Crowley, K Young; A Maher, B Sheehan; M Geaney, C Cooper, J Buckley; P Geaney, K Donaghy, B.J. Keane. Subs: S O’Brien for Buckley (33), J O’Donoghue for Keane (48), A O’Mahony for Crowley (49), D O’Sullivan for M Geaney (53), D Walsh for Sheehan (62), T Walsh for Maher (67).

Referee: C Branagan (Down)




Fixture Details

Munster Senior Football Championship Semi-Final
Sunday 14th June 2015 in Semple Stadium, Thurles @ 15:30
Tiobraid Árann v Ciarraí
No Extra Time to be played
Referee: Ciaran Branagan (An Dún)



Ticket Information

Adult: €15
Student’s/OAP: Purchase Adult tickets and receive a €5 concession at designated turnstiles prior to entry
Under 16’s are FREE and do not require a ticket

This is an unreserved fixture and entry is via the O Riain (New) Stand only.

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Team News

The Tipperary Senior Football team to contest their Munster Championship Semi-Final at 3.30pm on Sunday next June 14th against Kerry in Semple Stadium, Thurles has been announced.

Following on from their very impressive quarter-final display, manager Peter Creedon has elected to run with the same 15 that started the last day in what he hopes will be the side to derail the highly fancied Kerry outfit. It provides therefore a major boost to his Tipperary side with the news that Colin O’Riordan has been passed fit to start after his recent injury scare.

The team then is as follows –

Evan Comerford (Kilsheelan Kilcash), Paddy Codd Capt. (Killenaule), Ciarán McDonald (Aherlow), Robbie Kiely (Carbery Rangers), Seamus Kennedy (Clonmel Commercials), Peter Acheson (Moyle Rovers), Alan Campbell (Moyle Rovers), Steven O’Brien (Ballina), George Hannigan (Shannon Rovers), Colin O’Riordan (JK Brackens), Philip Austin (Borrisokane), Ger Mulhaire (Arravale Rovers), Conor Sweeney (Ballyporeen), Michael Quinlivan (Clonmel Commercials), Brian Fox (Éire Óg Annacarty)

The Kerry Senior Football Team to play Tipperary in the Munster Football Championship semi final in Thurles on Sunday contains just 7 of the team that started the All Ireland Final against Donegal last year.

All Stars, Paul Murphy and David Moran, miss the game due to injury while Brian Kelly, Aidan O’Mahony, Fionn Fitzgerald, Stephen O’Brien, James O’Donoghue and Donnchadh Walsh are all named in the substitutes list for Sunday’s game.

Of the six subs that saw action against Donegal last September, Shane Enright, Michael Geaney, Bryan Sheehan and Barry John Keane are all included in the starting fifteen this time round while Kieran O’Leary is injured and Declan O’Sullivan has since retired.

Jonathan Lyne of Killarney Legion makes his full Championship debut while Colm Cooper is named at centre forward for his 77th championship game and returns to championship action for the first time since the 2013 All Ireland semi final against Dublin.

The team, captained by Kieran Donaghy is as follows:

1. Brendan Kealy Kilcummin

2. Marc Ó Sé An Ghaeltacht

3. Mark Griffin St Michaels/Foilmore

4. Shane Enright Tarbert

5. Jonathan Lyne Killarney Legion

6. Peter Crowley Laune Rangers

7. Killian Young Renard

8. Anthony Maher Duagh

9. Bryan Sheehan St Marys

10. Michael Geaney Dingle

11. Colm Cooper Dr Crokes

12. Johnny Buckley Dr Crokes

13. Paul Geaney Dingle

14. Kieran Donaghy (C) Austin Stacks

15. Barry John Keane Kerins O’Rahillys

Fir Ionaid:

16. Brian Kelly Killarney Legion

17. James O’Donoghue Killarney Legion

18. Stephen O’Brien Kenmare

19. Aidan O’Mahony Rathmore

20. Darran O’Sullivan Glenbeigh-Glencar

21. Fionn Fitzgerald Dr Crokes

22. Tommy Walsh Kerins O’Rahillys

23. Alan Fitzgerald Castlegregory

24. Donnchadh Walsh Cromane

25. Jack Sherwood Firies

26. Pa Kilkenny Glenbeigh/Glencar

Bainisteóir: Eamonn Fitzmaurice (Finuge)

Róghnóirí: Diarmuid Murphy (Dingle), Mikey Sheehy (Austin Stacks), Cian O’Neill (Moorefield, Kildare)

Additional Information:

Injuries Update

The following players are not available for selection due to injury:

David Moran (Shoulder Injury)
Paul Murphy (Shoulder Injury)
Paul Galvin (Quad Injury)
Kieran O’Leary (Recovering from surgery on Achilles Tendon Injury)


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For the Record

  Kerry Tipperary
2015 Team Manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice Peter Creedon
2014 Championship Performance Defeated Clare in Munster Semi-Final at Cusack Park Ennis by 1-17 to 1-14

Defeated Cork by 0-24 to 0-12 in Munster Final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Defeated Galway by 1-20 to 2-10 in All Ireland Quarter-Final in Croke Park.

Drew with Mayo 1-16 each in All Ireland Semi-Final at Croke Park.

Defeated Mayo by 3-16 to 3-13 aet in All Ireland Semi-Final replay in Gaelic Grounds Limerick

Won All Ireland championship defeating Donegal by 2-9 to 0-12 in the final.

Won Munster quarter-final against Limerick by 2-14 to 1-11.

Lost Munster semi-final to Cork by 0-16 to 1-11.

Defeated Longford by 2-17 to 0-6 in Qualifiers Round 2.

Defeated Laois by 3-17 to 4-9 in Qualifiers Round 3.

Lost Qualifiers Round 4 game to Galway by 4-17 to 4-12.

Number of Munster Senior Football titles 76 9
Last Munster Senior Football Title 2013 1935
Munster Senior Football Championship Record since 2000 Played – 40
Won – 30
Lost – 5
Drawn – 5
Played – 21
Won – 4
Lost – 15
Drawn – 2
Last meeting in the Munster Senior Football Championship May 26th 2013 Munster Quarter-Final at Killarney: Kerry 2-19 Tipperary 0-8. See match report at: http://munster.gaa.ie/2013/05/26/munster-senior-football-championship-quarter-final-kerry-v-tipperary-2/

Munster GAA FOOTBALL Senior Championship 2015

Quarter-Finals

Saturday May 23rd

@ Cusack Park Ennis                      Clare 0-15                 Limerick 0-13

Sunday May 31st

@ Semple Stadium, Thurles          Tipperary 1-24         Waterford 0-5

Semi-Finals

Sunday June 14th
@ Páirc Uí Rinn, Cork – Cork v Clare @ 3.30pm

@ Semple Stadium, Thurles – Tipperary v Kerry @ 3.30pm

Final

Sunday July 5th

2pm throw-in

Useful Information

The average number of scores per game in the Munster Senior Football championship since 2008:

2008 – 21 scores per game; 2009 – 24; 2010 – 28; 2011 – 33; 2012 – 27; 2013 – 30.8, 2014 – 28.6; 2015 so far: 29.

This is the first senior inter-county championship game to be played in Páirc Uí Rinn.

The same 4 teams are in this year’s semi-finals as last year but last year it was Cork v Tipperary and Kerry v Clare.

Since 2000, Kerry have drawn as many matches in the Munster Senior Football Championship as they have lost, 5 draws (all v Cork) as compared to 5 defeats in 38 matches played.

Cork defeated Clare in 2011, 12 and 13 in the Munster Championship:

2011 Quarter Final – Cork 1-23 Clare 0-11

2012 Final – Cork 3-16 Clare 0-13

2013 Semi-Final – Cork 1-20 Clare 1-11

Tipperary lost to Kerry in 4 quarter finals in a row from 2010 to 2013 inclusive.

Both semi-final referees come from Ulster – Joe McQuillan (Cavan) is in charge of Clare v Cork while Ciaran Branagan (Down) will referee Kerry v Tipperary.

Scorers in Munster Championship 2015

Michael Quinlivan (Tipperary )         1-3 (0-1f)

Steven O’Brien (Tipperary)              0-6

Gary Brennan (Clare)                       0-4

Ian Ryan (Limerick)                          0-4 (0-2f)

Brian Scanlan (Limerick)                  0-3 (0-1f, 0-2 45)

Brian Fox (Tipperary)                       0-3

Philip Austin (Tipperary)                   0-3

Conor Sweeney (Tipperary)             0-3 (0-2f)

Eoin Cleary (Clare)                           0-2

Rory Donnelly (Clare)                      0-2

Cathal McInerney (Clare)                 0-2 (0-1f)

Peter Nash (Limerick)                      0-2

George Hannigan (Tipperary)          0-2

Michael O’Halloran (Waterford)       0-2

JJ Hutchinson (Waterford)               0-2 (0-2f)

Jamie Malone (Clare)                       0-1

Paraic Collins (Clare)                       0-1

Cathal O’Connor (Clare)                  0-1 (0-1 45)

Shane Brennan (Clare)                    0-1

Sean Collins (Clare)                         0-1

Iain Corbett (Limerick)                      0-1

Robert Browne (Limerick)                0-1

Stephen Cahill (Limerick)                 0-1

Cian Sheehan (Limerick)                 0-1

Seamus Kennedy (Tipperary)          0-1

Peter Acheson (Tipperary)               0-1

Ger Mulhaire (Tipperary)                  0-1

Jason Lonergan (Tipperary)             0-1

Shane Briggs (Waterford)                0-1 

Munster GAA FOOTBALL Senior Championship Roll Of Honour

Kerry (76) – 1892, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1919, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

Cork (37) – 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1897, 1899, 1901, 1906, 1907, 1911, 1916, 1928, 1943, 1945, 1949, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012

Tipperary (9) – 1888, 1889, 1895, 1900, 1902, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1935

Clare (2) – 1917, 1992

Waterford (1) – 1898

Limerick (1) – 1896

Munster GAA FOOTBALL Senior Championship – List of Winning Teams

Visit the Munster GAA web site History section to view the complete list of each winning team since the competition began 1888 – http://munster.gaa.ie/history/sf_teams/

Munster Senior FOOTBALL Cup

No Name – Presented by Munster Council in 1928

All Ireland GAA FOOTBALL Senior Championship

In the Senior Football All Ireland Roll of Honour, Kerry are top with 37, 13 ahead of the next county – Dublin. Cork are 4th in the roll of honour with 7 titles. Tipperary have won 4 All-Ireland’s, their last in 1920 while Limerick won the first ever All-Ireland Senior Football Championship played in 1887 and also won the All-Ireland in 1896.

Contact Munster GAA PRO Ger Ryan at pro.munster@gaa.ie for more information

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 1A – Offaly 1-20 Waterford 1-7

Offaly defeated Waterford by 1-20 to 1-7 in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 1A on Saturday June 20th at Fraher Field Dungarvan.


1A Qualifiers: Offaly too strong for Waterford

GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 1A: Waterford 1-7 Offaly 1-20

Offaly secured their first championship success since 2011 as a scorching second half performance proved too much for Waterford on a boiling Saturday afternoon in Fraher Field.

Pat Flanagan’s outfit outscored the hosts by 1-11 to 0-2 after the resumption to coast home by 13 points. Man of the match Nigel Dunne totalled eight points as he stepped up in the absence of the injured Niall McNamee. The away side bolted out of the blocks and sprinted five points clear with only six minutes on the watch. No. 14 Dunne slotted two as Graham Guilfoyle, Joseph O’Connor and Anton Sullivan also split the posts. Mark Ferncombe landed Waterford’s opener after eight minutes and JJ Hutchinson added another. Guilfoyle and Bernard Allen extended Offaly’s lead to six but they missed glorious chances to put Waterford out of sight. The home side hit a purple patch before the interval.

On 32 minutes, Joey Veale put the finishing touches to a splendid counter attack as he fired low to the back of Alan Mulhall’s net. Boosted by further points courtesy of Ferncombe and Patrick Hurney, Tom McGlinchey’s charges trailed by 0-9 to 1-5 at the halfway stage.
Despite this wobble, Offaly re-emerged with a strong third quarter showing. They notched four points in a row to move 0-14 to 1-6 in front. Dunne was deadly accurate for the Faithful as he punished Waterford indiscipline. The Shamrocks front man accounted for six second half singles. Johnny Moloney and Peter Cunningham also blasted fantastic long range efforts as ten different scorers contributed.
On 65 minutes, Anton Sullivan’s point attempt slipped through Seán Barron’s grasp and Dean Crowley couldn’t prevent the ball from travelling across the white wash. Waterford could only register two second half points in response from Joey Veale and Liam Lawlor.
***
Scorers for Waterford: J Veale 1-1, M Ferncombe 0-2, P Hurney, JJ Hutchinson, L Lawlor, T Prendergast 0-1 each.

Scorers for Offaly: N Dunne 0-8 (4fs), A Sullivan 1-1, G Guilfoyle 0-3, B Allen 0-2, E Carroll, W Mulhall, J Moloney, J O’Connor, C McNamee, P Cunningham 0-1 each.

WATERFORD: S Barron; D Crowley, P Crowley, T Ó hUallacháin; S Briggs, P Whyte, S Prendergast; T Prendergast, C Guiry; JJ Hutchinson, M Ferncombe, M O’Halloran; L Lawlor, J Veale, P Hurney. Subs: D Guiry for Hutchinson (24), L Ó Lonáin for O’Halloran (47), C O’Keeffe for Hurney (51), M Curry for C Guiry (59), K Murphy for T Prendergast (66), J Curry for Veale (66).

OFFALY: A Mulhall; B Darby, P McConway, C Donohue; N Darby, J Moloney, J O’Connor; C McNamee, N Smith; P Cunningham, G Guilfoyle, A Sullivan; B Allen, N Dunne, W Mulhall. Subs: N Bracken for Mulhall (H-T, B-C), E Carroll for Allen (H-T), J Evans for Guilfoyle (62), N Geraghty for Smith (66), D Brady for B Darby (66), P McPadden for Moloney (71).

Referee: F Kelly (Longford)
***
Report: Tomás McCarthy for GAA.ie




Fixture Details

20.06.2015 (Sat)
GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 1A
Fraher Field, Dungarvan 14:00
Port Láirge v Uíbh Fhailí
Referee: Fergal Kelly (An Longfort)
(E.T. if Necessary)


Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi-Final – Limerick 1-23 Tipperary 2-13

Limerick defeated Tipperary by 1-23 to 2-13 in the Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi-Final on Sunday June 21st at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick.


Willie Griffin leads Limerick into Munster decider with Cork

By Jackie Cahill for the Irish Examiner

Limerick 1-23 Tipperary 2-13: Don Flynn’s Limerick made it through to a first Munster intermediate hurling final since 2011 with a comfortable seven-point victory over Tipperary in yesterday’s semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds.

The Shannonsiders had a 1-11 haul from their lethal inside line as they set up a July 8 provincial decider against Cork. Tipp have contested the last three Munster finals in this grade but were outclassed by their opponents as captain Willie Griffin led by example once again for Limerick. Griffin bagged 2-6 in the quarter-final victory over Waterford and hit 0-5 yesterday.

Full-forward Tom Morrissey collected 1-3 and in the other corner, Mike Fitzgibbon helped himself to 0-3. Limerick had nine different scorers on a day when Tipp were over-reliant on Adrian Ryan and Liam McGrath for attacking inspiration. McGrath, Tipperary’s 2011 All-Ireland minor winning football captain, finished with a haul of 1-5, including a late consolation goal. Ryan scored four points, split evenly between both halves, but Tipp didn’t help themselves with a haul of 13 wides.

And it was Limerick, despite playing against the breeze from the start, who roared into a 0-6 to 0-0 lead within 10 minutes. McGrath finally opened Tipp’s account with a 10th minute free but Limerick led by 1-10 to 0-7 at half-time, as Morrissey pounced for a 30th minute goal after Griffin’s initial effort was saved. Tipp were 11 points down on three occasions in the second half but did manage goals from Kieran Morris and McGrath to make the final scoreline more respectable.

Limerick had class running through every line of their starting 15, starting with the presence of 2007 All-Star Brian Murray between the sticks. At centre-back, U21 star Diarmuid Byrnes stood out and the Patrickswell man banged over four trademark scores from long-range placed balls.

“We never got to the pace of it at all today,” Tipperary boss John Carroll admitted, while Limerick boss Don Flynn reflected: “Tipp beat us by a point last year and we wanted to turn them over today. We were well up for it.”

Scorers for Limerick: T Morrissey (1-3), W Griffin (0-5, 2 frees), D Byrnes (0-4, 3 frees, 1 65), M Carmody, and M Fitzgibbon (0-3 each), A Brennan (0-2), R O’Donnell, T Quaid and M Fitzgerald (0-1 each.)

Scorers for Tipperary: L McGrath 1-5 (0-4f), K Morris 1-1 (0-1f), A Ryan 0-4, D Butler, D Flynn & J Cahill 0-1 each.

LIMERICK: B Murray; S Finn, B O’Connell, M Reidy; D Moloney, D Byrnes, B Lynch; R O’Donnell, A Brennan; D O’Donovan, K O’Brien, M Carmody; W Griffin, T Morrissey, M Fitzgibbon.
Subs for Limerick: M Fitzgerald for O’Donovan (45), J Mulcahy for O’Brien (50), T Quaid for Griffin (55), R English for Reidy (57).

TIPPERARY: D Mooney; S O’Brien, M Butler, T Treacy; B Stapleton, J Coghlan, W Ryan; L Ryan, D Quinn; P O’Dwyer, K Morris, D Butler; D Flynn, A Ryan, L McGrath.
Subs for Tipperary: J Cahill for Quinn (19), A Maloney for Flynn (42), K Fox for Ryan (42), J Carroll for O’Dwyer (51).

Referee: T Walsh (Waterford)


Team News

The Tipperary team to play Limerick in the Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi-Final at 2pm in the Gaelic Grounds next Sunday, June 21st, has been announced.

Manager John Carroll and his management team of Sean O’Meara, John Ryan and Anthony O’Neill have selected an experienced side to take on Limerick, a side they defeated after extra-time in last year’s corresponding fixture.

Brian Stapleton and Daire Quinn are the sole survivors from last year’s Munster Final starting 15, while Darragh Mooney, Kieran Morris and Adrian Ryan all start having been on the bench in that same final.

The team lines out as follows;

Darragh Mooney (Éire Óg Annacarty Donohill), Sean O’Brien (Newport), Michéal Butler (Drom & Inch), Tom Tracey (Cappawhite), Brian Stapleton (Templederry Kenyons), John Coghlan Capt. (Moyne Templetuohy), Willie Ryan (Clonakenny), Liam Ryan (Drom & Inch), Daire Quinn (Nenagh Éire Óg), Paudie O’Dwyer (Éire Óg Annacarty Donohill), Kieran Morris (Moycarkey-Borris), David Butler (Drom & Inch), Davin Flynn (Roscrea), Adrian Ryan (Templederry Kenyons), Liam McGrath (Loughmore Castleiney)

Limerick Intermediate hurling starting team against Tipperary next Sunday at 2pm is announced. Manager Don Flynn and his selectors John Lacey (Coach), Ray Ryan, Maurice Neligan and Declan O’Grady has announced their side to face Tipperary in the Munster Intermediate hurling championship semi final in the Gaelic Grounds the team is as follows –

1. Brian Murray (Patrickswell), 2 .Seán Finn (Bruff), 3. Barry O’Connell (Kildimo Pallaskenry), 4. Mike Reidy (Dromin Athlacca), 5. Denis Moloney (Doon), 6. Diarmuid Byrnes (Patrickswell), 7. Barry Lynch
(Feohanagh/Castlemahon), 8. Robert O’Donnell (Pallasgreen), 9. Andrew Brennan (Caherline),
10. Darragh O’Donovan (Doon), 11. Kevin O’Brien (Patrickswell), 12. Mark Carmody (Patrickswell), 13. Willie Griffin (Adare)(Captain), 14. Tom Morrissey (Ahane) & 15. Mike Fitzgibbon (Feohanagh/Castlemahon).

Munster U21 Hurling Q-Final – Waterford 1-21 Cork 1-11

Waterford defeated Cork by 1-21 to 1-11 in the Bord Gais Energy Munster U21 Hurling Championship Quarter-Final on Wednesday June 17th at Pairc Ui Rinn.



Munster U21: Impressive Déise march on

BGE MUNSTER U21 HURLING QUARTER-FINAL: CORK 1-11 WATERFORD 1-21

Report from GAA.ie

Waterford recorded their first U21 championship win since 2009 at Páirc Ui Rinn on Wednesday evening, recording a deserved 10-point victory over Cork to set up a Munster semi-final against Clare.

The Déise have struggled at this grade in recent years, but a star-studded team adorned by the presence of seven regulars from Derek McGrath’s blossoming senior side gave an accomplished display against Cork, and they look capable of going all the way in Munster this year, and possibly beyond.

They started slowly against Cork on Wednesday, but with Patrick Curran in outstanding form from placed balls, they turned it around to lead by three at the break. They dominated the game after the interval, and the result wasn’t in any real doubt after they hit five points within the first five minutes of the second half to move six clear.

They hit a goal late on through their outstanding wing-back Shane Bennett, who finished with 1-4 from play, while as well as the exploits of Curran, the match will be remembered for an exhibition of defending from Tadhg de Búrca, particularly in the first half when he seemed to be wherever Cork sent the sliotar.

Waterford led by three points at the break, recovering from a slow start to take control of an error-strewn first half. Cork, playing with a decent breeze behind them, took their chances in the first 10 minutes and points from Martin Brennan (2), Kevin O’Neill and Mark O’Connor (free) left them 0-4 to 0-2 ahead, with Waterford’s early points coming from Shane Bennett and DJ Foran.

Luke Meade’s point sent the unfancied young Rebels three clear, but Waterford finally hit the scoring streak the amount of possession they were having demanded, and they hit six points without reply between the 12th and 25th minute to take a 0-8 to 0-5 lead. With the majesterial De Burca mopping up at the back and launching attacks, Waterford found their range.

Five of their points before the break came from the stick of Curran, all from placed balls as the Cork defence struggled to avoid fouling the physically powerful Waterford forwards. Shane Bennett also struck his second of the half during the purple patch, a brilliant effort from distance on the right. Waterford deserved their lead at the interval, but one thing both sides could agree on – they needed to cut down their amount of wides, with both Cork and Waterford racking up a serious number of misses between them in the first 30 minutes.

It was a different story after the break though, as Waterford made a blistering start to the second half, clinically knocking over five points in the first five minutes after the restart. Cork substitute David Geary got the first point of the half but then Austin Gleeson replied with a beauty before points from Curran (2) and Stephen Bennett came alongside a third from the Ballysaggart man’s brother Shane.

Cork kept in touch with another superb Brennan score – his third of the evening – but Waterford were well on top as the game ticked towards the final quarter, and would have gone nine clear had Patrick Collins not made a fine save from a goal-bound Shane McNulty shot in the 42nd minute. As it was, Waterford led 0-16 to 0-10 with 15 minutes to go. They went seven clear when Curran clipped over the 10th point of a flawless display of striking, and eight clear when Bennett clipped over his fourth of the evening.

Luke Meade’s 57th minute goal for Cork, while extremely well-taken after a fine catch and finish, came too late to make any real difference for Damien Irwin’s side, and in any event it was followed a minute later by a goal from Man of the Match Shane Bennett.
Bennett stormed his way towards the Cork goal down the left, and after having an initial shot blocked, he reclaimed possession amid a mass of Cork defenders and kicked to the net.

Fittingly, Curran completed the scoring for Waterford with his 12th of the match, his fourth from play, and Waterford can now look forward to facing All-Ireland champions and U21 standard bearers Clare next month, with hopes for this Déise crop greatly strengthened by this display.
***

Scorers for Cork: L Meade 1-1, M O’Connor 0-3 (3f), M Brennan 0-3, D Geary 0-2, K O’Neill 0-1, C Twomey 0-1 (1f)

Scorers for Waterford: P Curran 0-12 (7f, 1 ’65’), Shane Bennett 1-4, DJ Foran 0-1, R Donnelly 0-1, A Gleeson 0-1, Stephen Bennett 0-1, C Dunford 0-1

CORK: Patrick Collins; Darren Browne, Alan Dennehy, Seán O’Donoghue; Dave Noonan, Conor Twomey, Niall Cashman; Rickard Cahalane, Martin Brennan; Kevin O’Neill, Killian O’Connor, Darren Casey; Mark O’Connor, Anthony Spillane, Luke Meade
Subs: David Geary for K O’Connor (26), Dayne Lee for M O’Connor (40), Kieran Histon for D Noonan (51), Shane Hegarty for Alan Dennehy (Temp, 56-58), Shane Hegarty for Darren Browne (59).

WATERFORD: Billy Nolan; Shane McNulty, Kieran Bennett, Conor Gleeson; Micheál Harney, Tadhg de Búrca, Shane Bennett; Austin Gleeson, Tom Devine, Colin Dunford, Stephen Bennett, DJ Foran; Ryan Donnelly, Darragh Lyons, Patrick Curran
Subs: Mikey Kearney for R Donnelly (43), Cathal Curran for M Harney (51), Brendan Phelan for DJ Foran (57), Barry O’Sullivan for Shane Bennett (60)








Fixture Details

Bord Gáis Energy Munster U/21 Hurling Championship Q/Final
Wednesday 17th June 2015 in Páirc Uí Rinn @ 19:30
Corcaigh v Portláirge
Extra Time if Necessary i.e 2 x 10 minute periods only
Referee: Fergal Horgan (Tiobraid Árann)


Ticket Details

€10 adults
€5 concession (student / OAP)
Under 16s free

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Team News

Waterford Under 21 Hurling team to play Cork –

1 Billy Nolan
2 Shane Mc Nulty
3 Kieran Bennett
4 Conor Gleeson
5 Michéal Harney
6 Tadhg De Búrca
7 Shane Bennett
8 Austin Gleeson
9 Tom Devine
10 Colin Dunford
11 Stephen Bennett
12 D.J. Foran
13 Ryan Donnelly
14 Cormac Curran
15 Patrick Curran

1. Patrick Collins (Ballinhassig)
2. Darren Browne (Kanturk)
3. Alan Dennehy (Charleville)
4. Sean O’Donoghue (Inniscarra)d
5. Dave Noonan (Glen Rovers)
6. Conor Twomey (Newtownshandrum) (c)
7. Niall Cashman (Blackrock)
8. Rickard Cahalane (Ballymartle)
9. Martin Brennan (Fermoy)
10. Kevin O’Neill (Watergrasshill)
11. Killian O’Connor (Mallow)
12. Darren Casey (Charleville)
13. Mark O’Connor (Douglas)
14. Anthony Spillane (Castlelyons)
15. Luke Meade (Newcestown)

Subs:

16. Jack Barry (Castlelyons)
17. Jack Buckley (Charleville)
18. Mark O’Keeffe (Fr. O’Neills)
19. Kieran Histon (Cobh)
20. Shane Hegarty (Dungourney)
21. Dayne Lee (Na Piarsaigh)
22. David Geary (Fermoy)
23. Donal Hannon (Newmarket)
24. Patrick Herlihy (Mallow)

Selectors: Damien Irwin (Killeagh) – Manager; John Hodgins, (St. Finbarr’s) – Coach; Ger O’Halloran (Ballinhassig); Alan Browne (Blackrock); Liam Hayes (Dromina).


19 May 2015; Cork v Waterford. Launch of the 2015 Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling U-21 All-Ireland Championship at Glendalough, Co. Wicklow. The Championship gets started on May 27th with three quarter finals down for decision in the Leinster Championship. For all the latest Championship news, fixtures and results visit www.BGEu21.ie. Bord Gais Energy U21 Launch. Glendalough, Co. Wicklow. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

19 May 2015; Cork v Waterford. Launch of the 2015 Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling U-21 All-Ireland Championship at Glendalough, Co. Wicklow. The Championship gets started on May 27th with three quarter finals down for decision in the Leinster Championship. For all the latest Championship news, fixtures and results visit www.BGEu21.ie. Bord Gais Energy U21 Launch. Glendalough, Co. Wicklow. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***