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Injury setback for 2013 Cork hurling champions as Lehane is ruled out
Conor Lehane will miss out on Midleton’s upcoming games.

CORK SENIOR HURLER Conor Lehane has been hit with an injury setback after tearing his quad muscle and will miss out as his club Midleton attempt to claim back the county senior hurling title that they last won in 2013.

Lehane was in action in Midleton’s recent Cork senior hurling fourth round victory against St Finbarr’s but suffered the injury in a challenge game against Waterford side Tallow.

Midleton boss Jerry Wallis confirmed to The Evening Echo today that Lehane will now miss their county senior hurling quarter-final against Douglas along with a potential semi-final against Glen Rovers or Newtownshandrum.

Conor Lehane gets away from Ray Ryan James Crombie / INPHO Conor Lehane in action against Sarsfields in the 2013 Cork senior hurling final James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

Lehane was the scoring star when Midleton ended their 22-year drought for senior championship honours in 2013, firing 2-10 in the final win over Sarsfields.

Here’s the best of Lehane’s scores from that game.

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