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Mark O Neill, Wexford, in action against Dublin at Enniscorthy.
Mark O Neill, Wexford, in action against Dublin at Enniscorthy.

Bord Na Mona O'Byrne and McGrath Cup round-up


Bord Na Mona O'Byrne Cup

WEXFORD 1-12 DUBLIN 0-14

MEATH 4-19 WICKLOW 0-13

WESTMEATH 3-16 LAOIS 1-13

LONGFORD 1-14 KILDARE 0-13

Paul McLoughlin's youthful Wexford outfit caused a surprise beating Dublin at Enniscorthy.

Craig McCabe and Barry O'Connor rifled over late points for Wexford, who had led by 1-9 to 0-6 at the break.

But Dublin took charge after the restart hitting eight of the next nine points to edge one ahead.

Wexford responded impressively as McCabe and O'Connor contributed the critical late scores.

Backed by the breeze Wexford were boosted by a fine early goal from Daithi Waters and their win ensures Offaly advance to the penultimate stage of the competition.

Longford also reached the Semi-Final following a hard earned win over Kildare at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park.

Callum McCormack was impressive form for Westmeath against Laois.
Callum McCormack was impressive form for Westmeath against Laois.

Robbie Smyth pounced for a crucial goal in the second period for Dennis Connerton's charges.

Meath recorded a second win when comprehensively defeating Wicklow. Mark McCabe, Donal Lenihan, Joey Wallace, and David Toner all struck goals for the rampant Royals.

Colin Kelly's Westmeath overcame Laois for the second time in eight days.

Callum McCormack netted a hat-trick of goals for Westmeath, who were impressive victors. Ross Munnelly pinched a late consolation for Laois.

Bord Na Mona O'Byrne Cup Semi-Finals

Meath v Longford

Westmeath v Offaly

Conor Dorman, Cork, and Paul Whyte, Waterford, during the McGrath Cup clash at Dungarvan.
Conor Dorman, Cork, and Paul Whyte, Waterford, during the McGrath Cup clash at Dungarvan.

McGrath Cup

CORK 2-18 WATERFORD 0-7

Cork were always in control, cruising to a convincing success over Waterford in Dungarvan.

Padraig Clancy's late goal sealed a commanding victory for Ronan McCarthy's experimental team.

Sean Powter clipped a first half goal for Cork, who will now face Clare in the McGrath Cup Final.

The McGrath Cup Final involving Cork and Clare has been fixed for Saturday January 13 in Mallow, 7pm throw-in.

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