St Flannan’s and Killorglin finished level on points, but the Clare side went through because of a superior points difference.
Killorglinled early on 0-4 to 0-2 following points from Niall O’Riordan, Liam Quirke and two well-struck Fergal Hallissey frees.
St Flannan’s Kelly and Browne responded and three points from Darragh Kerin, Jack Browne and Conor Cleary gave them the lead briefly but a fine point from Gary O’Sullivan saw the game level at the interval.
However Flannan’s went on to lead 0-10 to 0-8 with time running out but gutsy Killorglin levelled the tie.
Scorers for St Flannan’s: C Cleary 0-4 (2fs), T Kelly 0-3, J Browne, D Kerin, B Lynch 0-1 each.
Scorers for Killorglin: E O’Sullivan 0-3 (2fs), F Hallissey (2fs), G O’Sullivan 0-2 each, N O’Riordan, L Quirke, J O’Shea 0-1 each.
ST FLANNAN’S ENNIS: C Normoyle; C Dolan, G Ryan, R Rafferty; S Ward, J Browne, A McGuane; T Kelly, S Corry; C MacMathuna, T Lynch, C Cleary; D Kerin, B Lynch, D Conroy
Subs: S O’Donnell for D Conroy (20), S Murphy for B Lynch (ht), E Courtney for S Corry (51).
KILLORGLIN: S Lillis; A Gamble, P Lehane, S Roche; L Quirke, N Breen, S O’Sullivan; G O’Sullivan, F Hallissey; D O’Sullivan, N O’Riordan, E O’Sullivan; J O’Shea, S Kennedy, D O’Flaherty.
Subs: L Carey for D O’Flaherty (48), D O’Flaherty for J O’Shea (55), S Daly for F Hallissey (58).
Referee: Richard Moloney (Limerick)