Sport Gaelic Football

Friday 26 May 2017

Game at a glance

Man of the match

Graham Canty (Cork)

Canty personified the Rebels' commitment.

Turning point

Cork's four points without reply early in the second half.

Talking point

Will Jason Ryan stay on?

Ref watch

Gearoid O Conamha did well to avoid sending anyone off.

What they said

Conor Counihan (Cork manager):

"We conceded five points over 70 minutes. That is a positive. We need to score more."

Jason Ryan (Wexford manager):

"I'm gutted."

Match statistics

Wides: Cork 10 (4); Wexford 7 (3).

Frees: Cork 18 (10); Wexford 22 (13).

Yellow cards: Cork 5 (M Shields 9, R Carey 15, F Goold 33, A O'Connor 39, J O'Sullivan 70); Wexford 6 (M Forde 8, A Flynn 39, D Murphy 43, B Malone 47, G Molloy 51, C Lyng 70).

Red cards: Cork 0; Wexford 0.

Attendance: 6,500.

What next?

Cork play Limerick in the next round of qualifiers; Wexford's championship is over.

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