HL1A: Model County up and running

February 03, 2019

Wexford's Cathal Dunbar and Cork's Sean O'Donoghue. ©INPHO/Ken Sutton.

Wexford got their first points on the board in this year’s Allianz HL Division 1A after finishing with four-points to spare over Cork in Pairc Ui Chaoimh today.

Davy Fitzgerald’s charges came out on top on a scoreline of 1-18 to 0-17.

David Dunne netted the game’s only goal in the 27th minute but the first-half finished with the sides level – 1-7 to 0-10.

Aidan Walsh sent over four points for the Rebels while Patrick Horgan sent over five frees for the John Meyler managed outfit.

The crossbar denied Horgan a goal four minutes into the second-half.

At the opposite end of the field, Jack O’Connor raised six white flags (0-5 from frees) for the Model County while Cathal Dunbar contributed 0-3 from play.

Wexford - M Fanning; D Reck, D Byrne, S Donohoe (0-1); J O’Connor (0-6, 5f), M O’Hanlon, P Foley (0-2, 1f); S Murphy (0-1), D O’Keeffe (0-2); D Dunne (1-0), P Morris, K Foley; L Og McGovern, C McDonald (0-1f), C Dunbar (0-3). Subs: R O’Connor (0-2) for D Dunne, L Chin for L Og McGovern, I Byrne for P Morris, H Kehoe for C McDonald.

Cork - A Nash; S O’Donoghue, D Cahalane, C O’Sullivan; C Joyce, T O’Mahony (0-2), M Coleman; B Cooper (0-2), C Murphy (0-1); C Cahalane, M O’Halloran, D Kearney (0-1); A Walsh (0-4), P Horgan (0-5f), C Lehane (0-1). Subs: L Meade for C Cahalane, S Kingston (0-1) for M O’Halloran, D Dalton for C Lehane, G Millerick for C O’Sullivan.

Referee - J Murphy.

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