Sport GAA

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Ryan keeps Déise in the hunt

Waterford 1-7 Limerick 0-10

Aaron Ryan struck two late points to level matters for the fourth time. Stock photo
Aaron Ryan struck two late points to level matters for the fourth time. Stock photo

Waterford and Limerick still have hope heading into the final round of games after last night's scrappy stalemate in Dungarvan, where Déise full-forward Aaron Ryan struck two late points to level matters.

On 28 minutes, Aidan Behan slipped in Ryan and he finished low past Dylan O'Sullivan to make it 1-4 to 0-2.

The visitors landed five points in a row and the nip-and-tuck finale saw the spoils shared.

Scorers - Waterford: A Ryan 1-3 (2fs); A Walsh, C Foley, C Rooney, S Walsh 0-1 each. Limerick: S O'Donoghue 0-6 (3fs); E Riordan 0-2 (2fs); M Donnellan, J Baynham 0-1 each.

Waterford - T Murray; B O'Brien, S Boyce, A Walsh; M Dalton, C Foley, M Mullaney; C Scanlon, DJ Melia; T Dalton, S Walsh, C Rooney; A Behan, A Ryan, T O' Connell. Subs: P Skehan for T Dalton (h-t), J Hahessy for Rooney (42), K Taylor for Mullaney (48), E Cullen for A Walsh (53), C O Dalaigh for S Walsh (56, BC), P Hynes for Behan (62).

Limerick - D O' Sullivan; D Geraghty, P Dolphin, E McGrath; D O'Keeffe, E Riordan, C Twomey; C Woulfe, M Southgate; C Hedderman, M Donnellan, P O' Dwyer; C Galvin, S O' Donoghue, R O'Connor. Subs: R McBrearty for McGrath (h-t), T Marsden for Woulfe (h-t), J Baynham for Galvin (38), S Hanrahan for O'Dwyer (41), C Stack for Donnellan (50), R O'Connor for Southgate (60).

Ref - S Lonergan (Tipperary).

GAA Newsletter

Expert GAA analysis straight to your inbox.

Irish Independent

The Throw-In: 'Jim Gavin has achieved what Mick O'Dwyer and Brian Cody couldn't do'

In association with Bord Gáis Energy

Also in Sport