Sunday 17 December 2017

Golden Glynn seals finals place for Rossies

All Ireland MH 'B' semi-finals: Roscommon 2-13 Wicklow 1-14

Roscommon are through to the final thanks to Daniel Glynn's phenomenal scoring
Roscommon are through to the final thanks to Daniel Glynn's phenomenal scoring Newsdesk Newsdesk

Centre-forward Daniel Glynn was the toast of Roscommon as he powered them into the final with his phenomenal scoring against Wicklow at Arklow on Saturday.

Wicklow had a dream start with a goal inside 30 seconds by Padraig Doyle. After that, it was Roscommon's Glynn who ran the show for the rest of the half.

Inside six minutes, the westerners had edged 0-4 to 1-0 in front, three of the points fired over by Glynn and, by half-time, they led by 1-9 to 1-5 at the break.

By full-time the Roscommon ace had totted up 2-10, while Enda Donoghue drilled over 10 points for Wicklow from frees.

Wicklow had a vastly improved second half, putting pressure on the visitors, but Rossies prevailed.

Scorers - Roscommon: D Glynn 2-10, T Doyle, B Lawlor, T Clayton 0-1 each. Wicklow: E Donoghue 0-10, P Doyle 1-2, S Germaine, D Grandy 0-1 each.

Roscommon - K Kelly; J Mulry, M Kelleghan, J Gunning; M Feeley, K Feehily, S S Downey; G Keenan, E Costello; T Doyle, D Glynn, R Kilcline; B Lawlor, J Murray, J Walker. Subs: D Kelly for R. Kilcline (ht), A Lyons for B. Lawlor (31), T Clayton for G Keenan (50), J Donoghue for T Doyle (52).

Wicklow - C McNally; T. McGing, D Terry, J House; R Browne, A Kavanagh, C O'Doherty; L Benville, S Germaine; D Grandy, P Doyle, G O'Connor; D Kennedy, E Donoghue, W Robinson. Subs: O Furlong for R Browne, J Fitzgerald for L Benville (41), T Ryder for G O'Connor (44), G Hughes for D Kennedy (51).

Ref - G Hughes (Kilkenny)

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