Galway SHC final: Stalemate in Athenry

November 08, 2015

©INPHO/Donall Farmer.

Sarsfields 0-12
Craughwell 0-12

Sarsfields and Craughwell must meet again to decide who will be crowned Galway senior hurling champions for 2015. 

Niall Morrissey's late free rescued a share of the spoils for Sarfields at Athenry. 

The sides were level on six occasions during a keenly contested decider but Craughwell took the lead for the first time in the 55th minute.

Sarsfields enjoyed the better of the opening half exchanges and led by 0-8 to 0-3 at the short whistle.

Right half-forward Morrissey top scored for Sarsfields with eight points from placed balls while Niall Healy shots six points (five frees) for Craughwell.

Sarsfields - C Dolan; C Murray, D Skehill, D Murray; N Quinn, R Quinn, E Cleary (0-1); K Hynes, I Fox; N Morrissey (0-8f), J Cooney (0-1), N Kelly; I Skehill, K Wade (0-1), A Ward (0-1). Subs: I Kelly for I Fox, K Cooney for K Wade.

Craughwell - A Ryan; S Dolan, I Daniels, M Monaghan; M Horan, A Cullinane, John Ryan; N Callanan, G O'Halloran (0-2); S Hynes, N Healy (0-6, 5f), Jamie Ryan; T Monaghan (0-1), A Callanan (0-3), F Healy. Subs: K Cullinane for S Hynes.

Referee - J Keane.

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