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# Deise Drama
Red card for Gleeson, goal for Tony Browne and Curran stars in Waterford club drama
Dungarvan saw off Mount Sion in today’s big Deise club hurling fixture.

A DRAMATIC CLASH in the Waterford senior hurling championship today saw Austin Gleeson shown a red card and Tony Browne hit the net but the scoring heroics of Patrick Curran won the day.

Curran inspired 2012 beaten finalists Dungarvan to a 1-22 to 2-16 win over 2014 beaten finalists Mount Sion in a Round 3 Group 2 clash.

Gleeson and Dungarvan’s Colm Curran were sent-off just before half-time after a mass brawl but Mount Sion were in front 0-10 to 0-7 at the break.

The dismissal won’t interfere with Gleeson’s inter-county commitments next month as he’ll be involved in Waterford’s Munster senior final against Tipperary on 12 July and Waterford’s Munster U21 semi-final against Clare on 16 July.

Tony Browne, a selector on Waterford’s U21 team that crushed past Cork last week, hit the net early in the second-half and Mount Sion went in front 2-11 to 0-10.

Tony Browne James Crombie / INPHO Waterford's Tony Browne. James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

However Dungarvan fought back with Curran, the scoring star on that Deise U21 team when he shot 0-12 against the Rebels, leading the way as he finished with 1-8. Ex-Waterford senior Eoin McGrath was also dismissed late on for a second yellow card offence.

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Patrick Curran Morgan Treacy / INPHO Waterford's Patrick Curran Morgan Treacy / INPHO / INPHO

Today’s other Waterford senior hurling group stage clash saw Roanmore defeat Cappoquin by 2-13 to 2-8.

Results
Waterford SHC Group 2
Dungarvan 1-22 Mount Sion 2-16
Roanmore 2-13 Cappoquin 2-8
Passage 2-21 Lismore 1-12 (played Friday)

Fixtures
Waterford SHC Group 1 – Tuesday 23 June
Ballygunner v De La Salle, Walsh Park, 7.30pm
Fourmilewater v Ballyduff Upper, Fraher Field, 7.30pm
Tallow v Abbeyside, Lismore, 7.30pm

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