LIMERICK, backboned by six of the Ardscoil Ris side who reached the All- Ireland Colleges final, turned on the style in this quarter-final at the Gaelic Grounds as Brendan O'Connor’s superb goal sealed victory.
SCORERS – Limerick: S Dowling 0-6 (5f), D Reidy 0-5 (2f), J Ahern 1-2, B O'Connor 1-0, M Fitzgibbon 0-1. Cork: R O'Shea 0-7f, C Walsh, C Murphy, A Cadogan, K O'Keeffe (1f), P O'-Callaghan (1f) 0-1 each.
LIMERICK – PJ Hall; S Irwin, B O'Connell, B Murphy; L Ryan, C Keogh, B Lynch; D Morrissey, D Dee; D Reidy, S Dowling, M Fitzgibbon; K O'Brien, B O'Connor, J Aherne. Subs: E O'Farrell for Dowling (9), Dowling for O'Farrell (h-t), C O'Riordan for Dee, J Mullins for O'Brien, J Linehan for Fitzgibbon.
CORK – G Minihane; K Burke, C Spillane, A Dennehy; C Walsh, D Sweetman, K McIntyre; R O'Shea, C Buckley; S O'Keeffe, D Cahill, C Murphy; A Cadogan, J Fitzgerald, K O'Keeffe. Subs: P O'Callaghan for O'Keeffe, C McSweeney for Buckley, C Cullinane for Fitzgerald.
REF – D Fox (Clare).