Tuesday 21 February 2017

Game at a glance

Published 19/07/2010 | 05:00

Man of the match

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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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