Shelmaliers Crowned Wexford Senior Football Champions For 2021

The Wexford Senior Football final took place today…

Both Gusserane and the Shelmaliers competed in the Wexford Senior Football final today.

The Shels have been crowned Wexford Senior Football Champions after winning on a score-line of 2-11 to 1-10.

Pic via Wexford GAA

It was a tight-affair for most of the match, but the Shelmaliers finished stronger. Shelmaliers’ second-half substitute Jody Donohue proved influential in the final stages of the game, scoring 1-02 from play.

Captain James Cash lifted the trophy for the Shels following a dominant second-half performance.

It’s the Shelmaliers’ first time winning the trophy since capturing it back 2018.

It has now been revealed who the Shelmaliers will face in the Leinster Club football championship too.

In other Wexford GAA news, Crossabeg-Ballymurn have been promoted to the Wexford Senior Football ranks after they defeated St Mary’s Maudlintown, while Fethard-on-Sea have been relegated to the Intermediate Football Championship.

All The Scorers:

Shelmaliers: Craig McCabe; James Cash (captain), André O’Brien, Graham Staples; Glen Malone (0-5, 4 frees), Simon Donohoe, Ross Banville; Seán Keane-Carroll, Aidan Cash; Conor Hearne (0-1), Brian Malone, Aaron Murphy (1-1); Kyle Roche, Páraic O’Leary (0-1), Eoghan Nolan (0-1).

Subs: Jody Donohoe (1-2) for Roche (HT), Mark Power for O’Leary (49), Eoin Doyle for Murphy (54), Dan Campbell for Keane-Carroll (60).

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Gusserane: Micheál Ryan; Adrian Redmond (0-1), Gavin Sheehan, Jack O’Connor; Kenneth Cahill, Mark O’Neill, Eoin Ryan; Cillian Kehoe (0-1), John Roche; Adrian Flynn (0-2), Graeme Cullen, Páraic Conway (capt., 0-1); Seán Ryan, Tom Foran (0-1), Mark Rossiter (1-4, 0-1 mark, 0-2 frees, 0-1 ’45).

Subs: Jack Burford for Cahill (44), Jamie Sheehan for Flynn (50), Sam Wall for Foran (60+1).

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