Six ‘Points’ For Dunbar Not Enough As Limerick Cruise To NY Hurling Classic Victory

The Wexford hurlers played Limerick in a modified exhibition hurling match today…

Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford hurlers were defeated on a scoreline of 52-20 in today’s exhibition clash at New York’s Citi Field. Naomh Eanna’s Cathal Dunbar was Wexford’s star player, scoring six ‘points’ for the Yellowbellies.

Reigning champions Limerick were too strong for the Model County though. The Treaty County will now play Kilkenny in the final, who avenged their recent All-Ireland loss with a win over Tipperary.

The Wexford hurlers will now enjoy the rest of their New York trip, before they embark on an adventure to Orlando, Florida.

TG4 will show highlights of today’s games on Monday night.

Scorers for Wexford:
Cathal Dunbar 6 (1 pen), Shaun Murphy 6, Damien Reck 4, Paul Morris 4.

Scorers for Limerick: 
Aaron Costello 8, Gearoid Hegarty 6 (1 pen), Barry Hennessy 6 (1 pen), Seamus Flanagan 6, Darragh O’Donovan 4, Paddy O’Loughlin 4, Pat Ryan 4.

Limerick panel: Nickie Quaid; Sean Finn, Mike Casey, Richie English, Diarmaid Byrnes, Declan Hannon, Cian Lynch, William O’Donoghue, Gearoid Hegarty, Kyle Hayes, Tom Morrissey, Aaron Gillane, Graeme Mulcahy, Peter Casey, Barry Hennessy, Andrew La Touche Cosgrave, Aaron Costello, Conor Boylan, Seamus Flanagan, Barry Nash, Darragh O’Donovan, Paddy O’Loughlin, David Reidy, Colin Ryan, Pat Ryan, Paul Browne, Kevin Downes, Richie McCarthy, Robbie Hanley. David Dempsey.

Wexford panel: Mark Fanning; Shane Reck, Liam Ryan, Simon Donoghue, Paudie Foley, Damien Reck, James Breen, Shaun Murphy, Kevin Foley, Aidan Nolan, Lee Chin, Conor McDonald, David Dunne, Paul Morris, Liam Og McGovern, Eanna Martin, Rory Higgins, Gavin Bailey, Cathal Dunbar, Ross Donoghue, Seamus Casey, Ian Byrne, Eoin Molloy, Matthew O’Hanlon.

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