Wexford Hurlers Defeat Kilkenny By Twelve Points To Reach Walsh Cup Final

Wexford defeated Kilkenny in the Walsh Cup semi-final today…

Full time:

Wexford 2-18

Kilkenny 1-09.

Wexford’s lead never looked in doubt. A first-half goal by newcomer Mikie Dwyer saw Wexford move into the break with a six-point lead.

Wexford’s second goal came from Bunclody’s Aidan Nolan.

Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford side will now face Galway in the Walsh Cup final, which will be a repeat of last year’s Walsh Cup final. The fixture details have since been confirmed for next Saturday’s Walsh Cup final clash.

Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald named an experiemental side for the clash:

1.James Lawlor, 2.Gary Molloy, 3.Joe O’Connor, 4.Simon Donohue, 5.Paudie Foley, 6.Ross Donohue, 7.Gavin Bailey, 8.Aidan Rochford, 9.Kevin Foley, 10.Jack O’Connor, 11.Aidan Nolan, 12.Liam Og McGovern, 13.Harry Kehoe, 14.Andrew Shore, 15.Mikie Dwyer.

The Scorers:

Wexford: Jack O’Connor (0-7, five frees); A. Nolan (1-2); M. Dwyer (1-0); D. Dunne, A. Shore, H. Kehoe (0-2 each); P. Foley, G. Bailey (0-1 each); C. McDonald (0-1, free).

Kilkenny: E. O’Shea (0-3, two frees); E. Murphy (1-0, penalty); P. Holden (0-3, frees); J. Maher (0-2); G. Aylward (0-1).

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