THERE were mixed fortunes for Munster in Sunday’s inter-provincial semi-finals with the footballers progressing to their final, but with the hurlers losing out to Leinster.
The Munster hurlers lost on a 3-14 to 1-16 scorelines to Leinster in their Martin Donnelly Inter-Provincial Championship hurling semi-final in Nowlan Park on Sunday.
Scorers for Leinster: R Power 1-5 (1-0p, 0-3f); S Dooley 0-5 (0-1f); J Bergin 1-1; M Fennelly 1-0; B Hogan, E Larkin, C Fennelly, 0-1 each.
Scorers for Munster: J Conlon 1-3; P Horgan 0-3; J Gardiner 0-3 (0-2f, 0-1 65); P Mahony 0-2 (0-2f); M Walsh, P Cronin, S McGrath, P Donnellan, E Kelly (free), 0-1 each.
Leinster: G Maguire (Dublin); P Murphy (Kilkenny), N Hickey (Kilkenny), J Tyrell (Kilkenny, capt.); T Walsh (Kilkenny), B Hogan (Kilkenny), JJ Delaney (Kilkenny); M Fennelly (Kilkenny), M Rice (Kilkenny); R O’Dwyer (Dublin), R Power (Kilkenny), E Larkin (Kilkenny); S Dooley (Offaly), J Bergin (Offaly), R Hogan (Kilkenny). Subs: W Hyland (Laois, R Hogan inj. 35); D Stamp (Wexford, B Hogan inj. 35); C Fennelly (Kilkenny, O’Dwyer 54); R Hanniffy (Offaly, Bergin 61); R Jacob (Wexford, Rice 66).
Munster: D Óg Cusack (Cork); M Cahill (Tipperary), P Curran (Tipperary), T Condon (Limerick); J Gardiner (Cork), P Maher (Tipperary), P Donnellan (Clare); S O’Sullivan (Waterford), S McGrath (Tipperary); P Cronin (Cork), M Walsh (Waterford), B Maher (Tipperary); J Conlon (Clare), E Kelly (Tipperary, capt.), P Horgan (Cork). Subs: D O’Grady (Limerick, McGrath inj. 39); S Molumphy (Waterford, Cronin 44); G Ryan (Tipperary, Kelly 58); K Moran (Waterford, Donnellan 67).