Leinster MHC: Model County book semi-final ticket

June 08, 2019

A view of O'Moore Park, Portlaoise. ©INPHO/Bryan Keane.

Wexford are safely through to the last four of the Leinster MHC after a convincing quarter-final victory over hosts Laois at O’Moore Park today.

The Model County ran out winners on a scoreline of 4-17 to 1-16.

David Cantwell (2), Richie Lawlor and Cian Byrne (penalty) netted the goals for the winners who enjoyed a 2-8 to 0-8 advantage at the halfway stage.

Cathal O’Shaughnessy scored a late consolation goal for the home team.

Wexford - C Byrne; D Whelan, K Scallan, J Conroy; J Moran (0-2), C Molloy (0-2, 1f, 1'65), E Cullen; J Kirwan, L Kavanagh (0-2); J Sheil (0-2), D O'Neill (0-1), R Lawlor (1-0); AJ Redmond (0-4, 3f), P Whitty (0-1), D Cantwell (2-1). Subs: C Foley (0-2) for P Whitty, C Byrne (1-0pen) for AJ Redmond, D Codd for J Moran, C Browne for E Cullen.

Laois - D Lyons; L Obular, D Brennan, I Shanahan; C Conroy, F Mahony, N Quinlan; T Keyes (0-2), K Mulhall; Cathal O'Shaughnessy (1-0), D Dooley, T Cuddy (0-1); Cian O'Shaughnessy, J Duggan (0-1), A Kirwan (0-7f). Subs: D Delaney (0-5, 4f) for K Mulhall, DJ Callaghan for T Keyes, E Naughton for A Kirwan, B Bredin for C Conroy.

Referee - J McGrath.

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