St Joseph’s drive on

St Joseph’s (Clare) 3-11 Seán Finns, Rathkeale (Limerick) 0-07
A devastating first half scoring burst fired St Joseph’s Miltown Malbay to victory in this one-sided Munster Club IFC quarter-final at the Gaelic Grounds yesterday.

Two goals within a two minute spell from Seanie Malone and Gearóid Curtin had the Clare champions 2-6 to 0-2 clear at the break. Two Mark O’Sullivan frees for Rathkeale closed the gap before Conor and Eoin Cleary nailed points at the other end. Brian Curtin heaped misery on the losers when he notched a third goal.

Scorers for St Joseph’s: G Curtin 1-1, C Cleary (3f), E Cleary 0-3, S Malone, B Curtin 1-0 each, Kevin Keavey 0-2, J Curtin, M Malone 0-1

Scorers for Seán Finns: M O’Sullivan 0-4 (4f), E O’Donnell, P Sheahan, K Harnett 0-1.

SEÁN FINNS: J Mooney; S Hourigan, S O’Shea, G Enright; P Sheahan, A Stackpoole, D Jones; T Nolan, K Harnett; P Wilmott, M O’Sullivan, S Sheahan; E O’Connor, E O’Donnell, T Hogan.

Subs: D Maune for A Stackpoole (14), D Maune for S Hourigan (16), D Quaid for P Wilmott (36), S White for T Hogan (50), C Lyons for K Harnett (55).

SAINT JOSEPH’S: N Quinn; E Malone, S Curtin, E O’Gorman; I Sexton, G Kelly, G Curtin; D McDonagh, C Cleary; K Keavey, J Curtin, B Curtin; S Malone, E Cleary, E Curtin.

Subs: M Malone for S Malone (43), K Malone for J Curtin (47), C McGuane for G Curtin (52), E Fox for B Curtin (53), B O’Brien for E Curtin (55).

Referee: P O’Sullivan (Kerry).


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