HL2B: Goals crucial as Wicklow see off Armagh

March 10, 2014

Meath's Sean Heavey with Wicklow's Gary Byrne
Wicklow 2-14
Armagh 0-15

First half goals from Wayne O'Gorman and Christy Moorehouse sent Wicklow on the road to victory against Armagh in Aughrim.

The Garden County overcame a slow start to go in at the break with a 2-7 to 0-9 lead after O'Gorman and Moorehouse struck for the goals within a minute of each other.

Armagh put up a strong fight in the second half, however, and the hosts had to rely on late points from Daniel Staunton and Mickey Lee (two frees) to make sure of the points.

Wicklow - T Kennedy; E Dunne, S Kelly, B Cuddihy; G Byrne, L Kennedy, S Byrne; J Henderson (0-1), R Keddy; C Moorehouse (1-3), B Byrne, J O'Neill; M Lee (0-6), W O'Gorman (1-2), D Staunton (0-2). Subs: P Keane for B Cuddihy, TJ Hennessy for B Byrne, A Nugent for TJ Hennessy.

Armagh - S Doherty; C Devlin, C Clifford, D Mone; P Gaffney, N Curry, S Renaghan; F Bradley (0-1), K McKernan; C Carvill (0-1), D Coulter, N Green (0-1); M Lennon (0-8), S Gaffney (0-1), C Corvan (0-3). Subs: L McKee for K McKernan.

Referee - D Hughes.

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