On This Day: U21 Footballers overcome Tipp in Munster and 2015 doubleheader for the seniors
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In 2017, the Limerick U21 Footballers picked up their first win in six years as they overcame Tipperary within the Gaelic Grounds.
In 2015, the footballers and hurlers had blended to a Wexford doubleheader.
Limerick surprised Tipperary to win their Munster U21 Soccer Quarter-Ultimate 0-16 to 0-14 AET within the Gaelic Grounds.
Limerick got into the sport looking for a primary win on the grade since 2011, whereas their guests reached the All-Eire closing after successful Munster simply two years beforehand.
Nonetheless, there was nothing to separate the perimeters in regular time with three gamers despatched off, Josh Ryan for Limerick and Emmett Moloney, and Willie Connors for Tipp.
That left it at 0-10 apiece on the finish of the 60 minutes.
Again to a full XV, Tipp began extra-time in good trend, as Ross Peter, Paudie Feehan, and Jack Kennedy lofted over scores.
Limerick did handle to seize one earlier than the turnaround as they trailed 0-13 to 0-11 on the half of extra-time.
However, with Tipp shedding a pair of two gamers to black playing cards, Limerick took full benefit, and scores from Kieran Daly, Michael Donovan, and Brian Donovan had been sufficient to see off the Premier County and gather a primary U21 win in six years.
Limerick left it late to grab a 4-16 to 3-18 win over Wexford in an absorbing conflict within the Nationwide Hurling League’s third spherical.
Liam Og McGovern had the video games first aim on 7 minutes. However, John Fitzgibbon’s effort on his debut had Limerick 1-Four to 1-2 forward halfway via the primary half.
A second aim from McGovern and a 3 pointer from Jack Guiney handed Wexford a 3-Eight to 1-6 lead approaching the half.
However, Shane Dowling would strike a fortuitous aim simply earlier than half time to depart it 3-9 to 2-9 in Wexford’s favor.
Guiney had the second half’s primary rating; however, Declan Hannon then rattled the online to carry Limerick to inside a degree.
Wexford responded with a pair to push the lead again out to a few. David Breen then had Limerick’s fourth aim to stage proceedings with 4 to play.
A Guiney free pulled the hosts forward. However, Shane Dowling leveled earlier than Seanie O’Brien captured the winner late on.
Wexford edged out Limerick 1-16 to 2-12 within the Nationwide Soccer League’s fourth spherical in Wexford Progressive Park.
Kevin O’Grady’s 12th-minute aim helped Wexford into an early benefit as they led 1-Four to 0-2 after 20 minutes.
Peter Nash and Darragh Treacy would reply for the guests as each bagged targets in a 3-minute spell to present Limerick the lead.
That was sufficient to assist them right into a 2-6 to 1-7 lead on the half.
Twenty minutes into the second half and Limerick nonetheless held a slender lead. However, they suffered a setback when Seanie Buckley was dismissed for a second bookable offense.
Wexford had been diminished to 14 males with ten to play. However, two late frees from Ben Brosnan noticed them over the road.