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St Martin's 0-6
Published 11/10/2010 | 05:00
Quite what the Wexford heroes of 1960 -- presented to a tranquilised crowd at half-time -- made of this county final is, perhaps, best left to the imagination.
Safe to say, though, it didn't make them tingle. For Oulart The Ballagh retained their crown in front of maybe 6,000 people despite spilling 17 wides and losing their centre-back Darren Stamp to a bad hand injury almost before the band had put their instruments in their cases.
St Martin's, the 2008 champions, looked so hell-bent on containment that they all but neglected to hurl here. Paidi Kelly's beautiful fourth-minute opening point would be their only score of the first half and, indeed, their only return from play from eight forwards used over the hour.