Thursday 19 April 2018

O'Neill late late show

Wicklow 3-12
Armagh 1-17
Kehoe Shield (SH) Final

A goal by Jonathan O'Neill in the second minute of injury-time earned Wicklow a narrow victory over Armagh in Arklow yesterday.

For a long time it looked as if ace free-taker Paul Breen would secure victory for the Ulster men, as his 13 points kept them in front for most of the 70 minutes.

Scorers -- Wicklow: A O'Brien 2-1 J O'Neill 1-5(1-3f), J Murphy 0-5 (0-3f),J Conors 0-1. Armagh: P Breen 0-13 (0-13f), C Carvill 1-2 , R Gafney, G Enreigh 0-1 each.

Wicklow -- T Kennedy; E O'Neill,J Conors,W Collins; G Bermingham, B Cuddihy, S Kinsella;M O'Neill,J Conors; T Doyle,J O'Neill, R Nolan; A O' Brien, TJ Hennessy, C Kavanagh. Subs: J Murphy for Nolan, M Collins for Hennessy, N Driver for Conors.

Armagh -- J Burke; B Mallon, P McArdle, F McMullen; N Curry, P McCormack, B McCann; B Breen,C Carvill; R Gafney, G Enright, E McDonnell; P Breen, J Corvan, F Bradley. Subs: M Lennon for Corvan, K McKernan for Bradley.

REF -- S Cleere (Kilkenny)

Irish Independent

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