Hyland steers Laois past GMIT challenge
Willie Hyland ran riot to earn Laois a date with Galway after they brushed aside GMIT's challenge yesterday. The students, who saw Andrew O'Shaughnessy and Ger Mahon dismissed, were completely outplayed.
Scorers -- Laois: W Hyland 0-7(4f), E Costello 1-2, B Campion 0-5 (4f), C Delaney 0-3, M McEvoy, J Brophy, D Peacock 0-2 (1f) each, S Dollard, J Rowney 0-1 each. GMIT: E Feeney 0-6 (5f), A O'Shaughnessy 1-1 (1-0f), T Flannery 0-2, C Flannery(1f), G Mahon (1f), L Hands, P Sheehan 0-1 each.
LAOIS -- P Mullaney; JA Delaney, D Maher, B Stapleton; M Whelan, B Campion, JJ McHugh; M McEvoy, S Dollard; C Delaney, E Jackman, W Hyland; E Costello, J Rowney, J Brophy. Subs: D Peacock for Jackman (45mins), J Purcell for Costello (54mins), C Dunne for Dollard (54mins), A Collier for Rowney (56mins), T Burke for McHugh (58mins)
GMIT -- A Ryan; G O'Halloran, C Flannery, S Hynes; D Maher, G Mahon, L Hands; N Rogers, C Egan; J Gelston, A O'Shaughnessy, P Sheehan; E Feeney, D Ferns, T Flannery. Sub: D Fitzell for O'Halloran (57mins)
REF --T Anderson (Offaly).