Munster Junior Football Championship Quarter-Final – Tipperary 0-16 Waterford 0-15

Tipperary defeated Waterford by 0-16 to 0-15 after extra time in the Munster Junior Football Championship Quarter-Final on Sunday May 29th at Fraher Field Dungarvan.


Butler’s efforts give Tipp edge

Tipperary 0-16 Waterford 0-15

Report from the Irish Independent newspaper

Tipperary needed extra-time to see off Waterford at Dungarvan as Ian Barnes and David Butler bagged five points apiece. Waterford’s John Hurney was dragged down for a penalty in the ninth minute but David Power dragged his effort left and wide. Waterford were 0-6 to 0-4 up at half-time but the gap was closed to one point on 40 minutes, Tipperary leading 0-8 to 0-7.

The Premier finished strongly to force extra-time and Butler then shot three points for Tommy Toomey’s charges to set up a provincial semi-final against Cork next month.

Scorers – Tipperary: I Barnes (3f), D Butler 0-5 each, J Ryan 0-2, C Dillon, P White (f), A Buckley, M O’Dwyer 0-1 each. Waterford: P Walsh 0-5 (4f), F O Cuirrin 0-4, D Power 0-2, L Mulligan, C Phelan, S Lawlor, J Gleeson (f) 0-1 each.

Tipperary – J McDonald; A McGuire, D Kearney, T Fitzgerald; L Moore, N McKenna, E Moloney; A Matassa, C Dillon; J Ryan, P White, T Hanley; I Barnes, TJ Ryan, D Butler
Subs: R O’Callaghan for Kearney (11), G Ryan for TJ Ryan (H-T), J Bergin for White (34), M O’Dwyer for Hanley (47), A Buckley for J Ryan (50), O Floyd for Moore (57), S Ryan for McKenna (70).

Waterford ­- D Whitty; M Cummins, S Dalton, C O’Neill; L Mulligan, C Walsh, S Lawlor; S Keating, J Hurney; D Gartland, F O Cuirrin, D Allen; D Power, J Gleeson, P Walsh
Subs: C Phelan for Keating (11), C Looney for Hurney (50), T Fahey for Allen (54), M Culloo for Gleeson (67), K Cassidy for P Walsh (70), M Crotty for Lawlor (75).

Ref – R Moloney (Limerick)


Fixture Details

JFC Quarter-Final:
Date: Sunday 29th May
Teams: Tipperary v Waterford
Time: 1.30pm
Extra Time if necessary: 2 x 10 minute periods only
Venue: Fraher Field, Dungarvan
Referee: Richard Moloney (Limerick)


Team News

Tipperary junior manager Tommy Toomey has named his Tipperary panel to face Waterford in the Munster Junior Football Championship Quarter-Final also in Fraher Field at 1.30pm next Sunday and his side lines out as follows;

1. Jake McDonald – Clonmel Commercials
2. Adrian McGuire – Kilsheelan-Kilcash
3. Rian O’Callaghan – Ballyporeen
4. Tadgh Fitzgerald – Moyle Rovers
5. Luke Moore – Clonmel Commercials
6. Niall McKenna – Cahir
7. Aidan Buckley – St. Patrick’s
8. Aldo Matassa – Clonmel Commercials
9. Cathal Dillon (Capt.) – Aherlow Gaels
10. Joe Ryan – Kilmurry
11. Thomas Hanley – Aherlow Gaels
12. Stephen Ryan – Golden-Kilfeacle
13. T.J. Ryan – Rockwell Rovers
14. Paudie White – Clonmel Commercials
15. Ian Barnes – Clonmel Commercials
Subs:
16. Gordan Peters – Aherlow Gaels
17. Darragh Kearney – Clonmel Óg
18. Emmet Moloney – Drom & Inch
19. Odhrán Floyd – Newport
20. Gavin Ryan – Rockwell Rovers
21. Mikey O’Dwyer – Arravale Rovers
22. David Hayes – Fethard
23. Dean Lonergan – Cahir
24. Jamie Bergin – Drom & Inch

The Junior Football Team to face Tipperary in the curtain raiser to Sunday’s Munster Senior Football Championship has just being named.

1. David Whitty (Gaultier)
2. Mark Cummins (Brickey Rangers)
3. Ronan Cahill (Rathgormack)
4. Stephen Dalton (De La Salle) – Captain
5. Liam Mulligan (Rathgormack)
6. Conor Walsh (Rathgormack)
7. Ciaran O’Neill (Brickey Rangers)
8. Seamus Keating (Ardmore)
9. John Hurney (Ballinacourty)
10. David Gartland (Ardmore)
11. Fearghal Ó Cuirrín (An Rinn)
12. Declan Allen (Clashmore / Kinsalebeg)
13. David Power (Kilrossanty)
14. Jason Gleeson (Rathgormack)
15. Paul Walsh (Kilgobnet)

Munster Junior Football Championship Quarter-Final – Limerick 2-13 Clare 1-13

Limerick defeated Clare by 2-13 to 1-13 in the Munster Junior Football Championship Quarter-Final on Sunday May 29th at the Gaelic Grounds Limerick.


James Brouder saves Limerick as Clare comeback falters

Report by John Redington for the Irish Examiner newspaper

Limerick 2-13, Clare 1-13: A devastating mid-game stretch when they hit 2-8 with just a point in reply powered Limerick’s junior footballers to a Munster semi-final date with Kerry in the Gaelic Grounds yesterday.

There was little between the sides in the opening quarter: John Looney opened the scoring for Clare before Padraig Scanlon equalised with a free. It was tit-for-tat thereafter with Scanlon and Seamus O’Carroll to the forefront for the hosts, while Michael Duffy was the go-to man in the Clare attack.

Bringing their sweeper up to the middle, the hosts saw more of the ball, and Jamie Lee’s introduction transformed their attack as he pointed off his first touch. Duffy replied with a free but Limerick’s tails were up when Lee added his second before Tony McCarthy slid the ball under Pierce de Loughrey for the game’s opening goal. Scanlon then added a point before James Brouder denied Looney for Limerick to lead 1-7 to 0-4 at the break.

Limerick resumed where they left off as Lee, Scanlon and Lee again sniped forward to stretch the gap to nine. O’Carroll then had their second goal with a powerful drive into de Loughrey’s top corner. Clare were given the space to press forward as Limerick’s intensity eased off. Quick points from Looney and Jim Downes shaved the gap and skipper Paudge McMahon and Looney’s 45 added another pair before Limerick midfielder Tommy Childs was black-carded.

However, Limerick struck black through Scanlon and O’Carroll’s 45 after de Loughrey had saved off Lee. But Clare weren’t dead yet. When Downes pointed and McMahon popped up at the end of a lightning move to smash to Brouder’s net, Limerick looked on the ropes as Duffy followed up with a point.

Lee replied with three minutes to go but, as David Ward picked up a black, frees from Seán O’Donoghue and Downes and a Looney 45 left just a goal between the sides. Liam Tierney almost grabbed it but Brouder blocked his fisted effort with the last touch of the game.

Scorers for Limerick: S O’Carroll 1-3 (0-3 45s), P Scanlon (3f), J Lee 0-5 each, T McCarthy 1-0.

Scorers for Clare: Ml Duffy, (2f), J Looney (2 45s) 0-4 each, P McMahon 1-1, J Downes 0-3 each, S O’Donoghue 0-1 (f).

LIMERICK: J Brouder; T McCarthy, M O’Sullivan, M O’Keeffe; J Bourke, L O’Dwyer, M O’Donovan; T Childs, T McMahon; D Ward, S Murphy, K Daly; P Scanlon, S O’Carroll, D Lyons.
Subs: J Lee for D Lyons (inj 18m).

CLARE: P de Loughrey; R O’Connor, J O’Dea, D Owens; C Ó hAiniféin, L Tierney, M Malone; K O’Connor, J Looney; S O’Donoghue, C Brennan, D Collins; P McMahon, M Duffy, C Murray.
Subs: C Pyne for R O’Connor (ht), J Downes for K O’Connor (35m), N Bonfil for C Murray (35m), T Downes for J O’Dea (46m), E Tubridy for M Duffy (58m).

Referee: M Collins (Cork)


Fixture Details

JFC Quarter-Final:
Date: Sunday 29th May
Teams: Clare v Limerick
Time: 12 noon
Extra Time if necessary: 2 x 10 minute periods only
Venue: Gaelic Grounds, Limerick
Referee: Michael Collins (Cork)

Munster SFC Quarter-Final – Clare 0-16 Limerick 0-13

Clare defeated Limerick by 0-16 to 0-13 in the Munster Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final on Sunday May 29th at the Gaelic Grounds Limerick.


Munster SFC: Clare claim narrow win

Munster Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final

Clare 0-16 Limerick 0-13

By Eoin Brennan at Gaelic Grounds for GAA.ie

Clare secured their third consecutive Championship derby victory over Limerick to return to the last four in Munster in front of an attendance of 3,343 at the Gaelic Grounds.

The Allianz Football League Division Three winners eventually held off the stubborn challenge of their hosts to secure a semi-final spot away to Kerry in a fortnight’s time. It was far from the intensity and flair of their recent Croke Park title victory though as the dead heat of the Gaelic Grounds produced a dour opening before finally sparking to life in a seesaw second half.

Clare’s 0-5 to 0-4 interval advantage masked a low key half in which the sides shared 14 wides, eight of which crucially came from the hosts who started in impressive fashion but found it difficult to turn their superiority into scores.

With captain Ian Ryan unerring from frees, the home side did open up a 0-3 to 0-1 advantage by the 15th minute, but that was as good as it got for Limerick as Clare finally cranked into gear with four of the last five points of the half including an inspirational effort from substitute Podge Collins to edge his side in front.

Clare maintained that form for the new half, with the opening two points through Keelan Sexton and Eoin Cleary to push three clear. Despite the best efforts of Ryan who kicked five frees to keep his side in touch, the Banner County displayed the better balance with seven different second half scorers including three points from Jamie Malone to return to the Munster semi-final for the fifth successive season.

Scorers for Clare: D Tubridy 0-3 (2f), J Malone 0-3, K Sexton 0-2, P Collins 0-2, E Cleary 0-2, C O’Connor 0-1, S Collins 0-1, S McGrath 0-1, G Brennan 0-1

Scorers for Limerick: I Ryan 0-8 (7f), D Neville 0-2 (1f), C Sheehan 0-1, S Buckley 0-1, S Cahill 0-1.

Clare: J Hayes; D Ryan, K Harnett, M McMahon; S Collins, G Kelly, C O’Dea; G Brennan, C O’Connor; P Lillis, J Malone, E Cleary; K Sexton, D Tubridy, P Burke
Subs: P Collins for O’Connor (33 mins, inj), 17. S McGrath for Lillis (48 mins), S Malone for Kelly (50 mins, Black Card), S Hickey for O’Dea (57 mins), E Coughlan for Burke (57 mins)

Limerick: D O’Sullivan; J McCarthy, P Browne, S Cahill; B Fanning, S O’Dea, P White; C Sheehan, D Treacy; G Noonan, I Ryan, S Buckley; S McSweeney, D Neville, P Nash
Subs: E Hogan for McSweeney (29 mins), K Ryan for Noonan (56 mins), P Hannon for Fanning (59 mins), H Bourke for Hogan (63 mins), C Fahy for White (72 mins).

Referee: P Neilan (Roscommon)





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Team News

LIMERICK: Brian Scanlon (Gerald Griffins); Johnny McCarthy (St Kierans), Paudie Browne (Fr. Caseys), Stephen Cahill (Mountcollins); Brian Fanning (Pallasgreen), Sean O’Dea (Kilteely-Dromkeen), Paul White (Rathkeale); Cian Sheehan (Newcastle West), Darragh Tracey (St. Kierans); Garrett Noonan (Dromcollogher-Broadford), Peter Nash (Kildimo-Pallaskenry), Seanie Buckley (Dromcollogher-Broadford); Ian Ryan (St Senans), Danny Neville (Ballysteen), Brian Donovan (Monaleen). Subs: Donal O’Sullivan (Monaleen), Colm Moran (Monaleen) Seán Flanagan (Castlemahon), Paul Hannon (Newcastle West), Cillian Fahy (Dromcollogher-Broadford), Pa Ranahan (Ballysteen), Sean McSweeney (St Kierans), Killian Ryan (Mungret St Pauls), James Naughton (St Senans), Hugh Bourke (Adare), Eoin Hogan (Na Piarsaigh)

Clare

1. Joe Hayes (Lissycasey)
2. Dean Ryan (Eire Óg)
3. Kevin Hartnett (Meelick)
4. Marty McMahon (Kilmurry Ibrickane)
5. Cian O’Dea (Kilnefora)
6. Gordon Kelly (St Joseph’s Milltown)
7. Sean Collins (Cratloe)
8. Gary Brennan (Clondegad)
9. Cathal O’Connor (Coolmeen)
10. Jamie Malone (Corofin)
11. Keelan Sexton (Kilmurry Ibrickane)
12. Pearse Lillis (Cooraclare)
13. Eoin Cleary (St Joseph’s Milltown)
14. David Tubridy (Doonbeg)
15. Pat Burke (Kilmacud Crokes)


LAST FIVE CHAMPIONSHIP CLASHES
2015: Clare 0-15 Limerick 0-13 (Munster quarter-final)
2012: Clare 1-13 Limerick 0-15 (Munster semi-final)
2009: Limerick 1-13 Clare 1-9 (Munster semi-final)
2006: Limerick 2-5 Clare 0-8 (Munster quarter-final)
2003: Limerick 2-14 Clare 0-12 (Munster semi-final)

MOST RECENT CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Clare 0-15 Limerick 0-13 (2015 Munster quarter-final, Ennis)
Clare led by five points at half-time but Limerick fought back in the second half and cut the margin to a point late on before Clare kicked another point to edge home by two.

MOST RECENT COMPETITIVE GAME
Clare 1-14 Limerick 0-11 (Allianz FL Div 2, Newcastlewest, 28 February 2016)
David Tubridy scored 0-6 for Clare while Ian Ryan countered with 0-5 for Limerick but the Banner took both points after leading by six at half-time.



2016 ALLIANZ LEAGUE
Clare: Div 3 champions (Played 8, Won 5, Lost 3)
Limerick: 8th Div 3 – relegated (played 7, Won 0, Drew 1, Lost 6)

DID YOU KNOW?
It’s 21-10 in Clare’s favour with five draws from the previous 36 championship games between the counties.

THE ROAD AHEAD
The winners play Kerry in the Munster semi-final on June 11/12; the losers head for the qualifiers on June 25.

MANAGEMENT
Both Colm Collins (Clare) and John Brudair (Limerick) are in their third seasons.



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Munster SFC Quarter-Final – Tipperary 1-15 Waterford 1-7

Tipperary defeated Waterford by 1-15 to 1-7 in the Munster Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final on Sunday May 29th at Fraher Field Dungarvan.



Munster SFC: Tipperary defeat Waterford

GAA Munster Senior Football championship Quarter-Final

Tipperary 1-15 Waterford 1-7

By Thomas Keane at Fraher Field, Dungarvan for GAA.ie

Liam Kearns Tipperary side produced a strong second half display to beat Waterford at Fraher Field. It was the home side that started the stronger racing into an early three point lead inside six minutes with all of Waterford’s scores coming from the boot of Paul Whyte, two of which were from placed balls.

Tipperary hit their first score of the game on seven minutes through the impressive Michael Quinlivlan and as the game entered its second quarter they became the stronger of the two sides and at the break they were 0-8 to 0-6 in front.

A crowd of 1,753 saw the first goal of the game on 48 minutes. A long ball in around the Waterford goal was met by the fist of Quinlivlan which came back off the Waterford crossbar and hit off the unlucky Maurice O’Gorman and past Stephen Enright to give Tipperary a 1-11 to 0-6 lead.

Waterford hit back with a goal on 58 minutes Whyte finishing to the net following a pass from Joey Veale but this was as good as it got for the home side as Tipperary ran out comfortable eight point winners and now go on to meet Cork in the Munster semi final.

Scorers for Tipperary: M Quinlivlan 0-4, G Hannigan, P Acheson 0-3 each, M O’Gorman OG 1-0, K O’Halloran (2f) 0-2 M Dunne, C O’Shaughnessy, 0-1, B Fox each.

Scorers for Waterford: P Whyte 1-5 (3f, 1 ’45), G Crotty, T Prendergast, 0-1

Waterford: S Enright; R Ó Ceallaigh, M O’Gorman, T O’Gorman; M Curry, S Prendergast, T Ó hUallachain; T Prendergast, C Guiry; G Crotty, P Hurney, J McGrath; JJ Hutchinson, P Whyte, L Ó Corraoin
Subs: C Murray for Hutchinson (HT), J Veale for Crotty (51), M O’Halloran for McGrath (55), B Looby for Curry (57),

Tipperary: E Commerford; C O’Shaughnessy, A Campbell, C McDonald; B Maher, P Acheson, S Leahy; M Dunne, G Hannigan; P Austin, A Moloney, B Fox; J Keane, M Quinlivlan, K O’Halloran
Subs: J Feehan for Maher (26-28 BS), J Feehan for Leahy (46), I Fahey for Austin (55), B Hewitt for Moloney (62), M Hanley for O’Shaughnessy (70) D Leahy for Fox (72)

Referee: D Gough (Meath)





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Team News

The Tipperary panel for the Munster Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final against Waterford on Sunday next, May 29th at 3.30pm in Fraher Field, Dungarvan, has been announced by manager Liam Kearns. Liam has handed championship debuts to two of last year’s U21 Munster Championship winning side, Bill Maher and Josh Keane in what will also be Liam’s first championship match in charge. The panel lines out as follows –

1. Evan Comerford – Kilsheelan-Kilcash
2. Colm O’Shaughnessy – Ardfinnan
3. Alan Campbell – Moyle Rovers
4. Ciarán Mc Donald – Aherlow
5. Bill Maher – Kilsheelan-Kilcash
6. Robbie Kiely – Carbery Rangers
7. Shane Leahy – Arravale Rovers
8. Alan Moloney – Rockwell Rovers
9. George Hannigan – Shannon Rovers
10. Josh Keane – Golden-Kilfeacle
11. Peter Acheson (Capt.) – Moyle Rovers
12. Brian Fox – Éire Óg Annacarty
13. Conor Sweeney – Ballyporeen
14. Michael Quinlivan – Clonmel Commercials
15. Philip Austin – Borrisokane
Subs:
16. Ciarán Kenrick – Moyle Rovers
17. Kevin O’Halloran – Portroe
18. Martin Dunne – Moyle Rovers
19. Billy Hewitt – Ardfinnan
20. Jimmy Feehan – Killenaule
21. Ian Fahey – Clonmel Commercials
22. Mark Hanley – Aherlow
23. Donal Lynch – Clonmel Commercials
24. John O’Callaghan – Ballyporeen
25. Donough Leahy – Arravale Rovers
26. Shane O’Connell – Golden-Kilfeacle

The Waterford Senior Football team to play Tipperary is as follows –

1. Stephen Enright (Ballinacourty)
2. Tadhg Ó hUallacháin (An Rinn)
3. Thomas O’Gorman (The Nire)
4. Maurice O’Gorman (The Nire)
5. James McGrath (The Nire)
6. Stephen Prendergast (Kilrossanty)
7. Ray O’Ceallaigh (An Rinn)
8. Tommy Prendergast (Kilrossanty) – Captain
9. Craig Guiry (Fourmilewater)
10. Michael Curry (Rathgormack)
11. Paul Whyte (Kilrossanty)
12. Patrick Hurney (Ballinacourty)
13. Gavin Crotty (Dungarvan)
14. JJ Hutchinson (Gaultier)
15. Lorcán Ó Corraoin (An Rinn)


LAST FIVE CHAMPIONSHIP CLASHES
2015: Tipperary 1-24 Waterford 0-5 (Munster quarter-final)
2003: Tipperary 0-18 Waterford 1-12 (Munster quarter-final)
1998: Tipperary 1-16 Waterford 0-7 (Munster 1st round)
1997: Tipperary 2-7 Waterford 1-5 (Munster 1st round)
1994: Tipperary 5-14 Waterford 0-15 (Munster semi-final)

MOST RECENT CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Tipperary 1-24 Waterford 0-5 (2015 Munster quarter-final)
Steven O’Brien (0-6) and Michael Quinlivan (1-3) were Tipperary’s top scorers in a very easy win.

2016 ALLIANZ LEAGUE
Waterford – 6th Div 4 (Played 7, Won 2, Lost 5)
Tipperary – 6th Div 3 (Played 7, Won 2, Drew 3, Lost 2)



DID YOU KNOW?
Waterford are seeking their first win in the Munster championship since 2010 when they beat Clare. Since then, they have lost to Cork (2011), Limerick (2012), Kerry (2013) and Clare (2014) and Tipperary (2015)

THE ROAD AHEAD
The winners play Cork in the Munster semi-final on June 11/12; the losers head for the qualifiers on June 25.

MANAGEMENT
Tom McGlinchey (Waterford) is in his second season while Liam Kearns (Tipperary) in his first campaign.



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