Fr. Tom Burke's advanced meet Wexford in the Sheehan Cup semi-final with an impressive victory over
One goal in the first half, followed by three in the second underlined a
win in which Tom's looked a level ahead of their opponents.
|Tom's proved a bit too strong for Tipp on Sunday.|
Tom's took the half time break with a handsome 10 point lead. A David Ryan goal following some excellent work by Alan Burke on the wing propelled Tom's into an eight point lead. With a forward line that was capable of finishing from multiple angles, Tipp struggled to hold their opposite numbers in check. Points came from the sticks of Shane Howley, David O'Mahoney, Oisin Burke, and Seamus Higgins. Rory Shields saved
Tipperary from going in
having conceded 2 goals after a fine double save off O'Mahoney and then
Ryan. Cronan Dempsey accounted for Tipperary's scores and at
the break it was a 1-10 to 0-2 lead for Tom's.
Tipp: R. Shields, C. Gillis, P. Moriarty, S. McKillop, A. McRedmond, S. McGarr, C. Dempsey, K. O'Callaghan, M. Moriarty, D. Cooney, S. Moriarty, B. Regan, M. Kavanagh. Toms: S. O'Brien, J. Costello, G. Joyce, D. Costello, C. Joyce-Power, J. Dooley, S. Howley, S. Dunne, O. Burke, S. Higgins, D. Ryan, D. O'Mahoney, A. Burke.
By Rory O'Donnell