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Dublin: -1°C Saturday 23 January 2021


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We have one game in the Munster SHC and one in the Leinster SHC on the cards this evening. 

Waterford are out of contention in Munster but have pride to play for against the Rebels, who are chasing a place in the provincial decider. 

Here’s how the teams are named to start:


1. Anthony Nash (Kanturk)

2. Sean O’Donoghue (Inniscarra)
3. Eoin Cadogan (Douglas)
4. Niall O’Leary (Castlelyons)

5. Robert Downey (Glen Rovers)
6. Mark Ellis (Millstreet)
7. Mark Coleman (Blarney)

8. Bill Cooper (Youghal)
9. Darragh Fitzgibbon (Charleville)

10. Daniel Kearney (Sarsfields)
11. Seamus Harnedy (St Ita’s – captain)
12. Luke Meade (Newcestown)

13. Alan Cadogan (Douglas)
14. Patrick Horgan (Glen Rovers)
15. Aidan Walsh (Kanturk)



Cork will start as selected.

Here’s how Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford are set to line-out against Carlow. The Model County are chasing their first victory of the competition after successive draws against Dublin and Galway.


1. Mark Fanning

2. Damien Reck
3. Liam Ryan
4. Simon Donohoe

5. Paudie Foley
6. Matthew O’Hanlon
7. Shaun Murphy

8. Kevin Foley
9. Diarmuid O’Keeffe

10. Rory O’Connor
11. Paul Morris
12. Liam Óg McGovern

13. Cathal Dunbar
14. Lee Chin
15. Conor McDonald

And here’s the Carlow team to face Wexford:


1. Brian Treacy

2. Kevin McDonald
3. Paul Doyle
4. Michael Doyle

5. Eoin Nolan
6. David English
7. Richard Coady

8. Jack Kavanagh
9. Seán Whelan

10. John M Nolan
11. Martin Kavanagh
12. Edward Byrne

13. James Doyle
26. Ted Joyce
15. Chris Nolan

Players from Cork and Waterford take in the minor game between the counties. The young Rebels ran out 0-19 to 1-13 winners in the curtain-raiser.

Noel Connors Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Anthony Nash Source: James Crombie/INPHO

The Déise are much-changed with the likes of Austin Gleeson,  Noel Connors and Kevin Moran left out, while Pauric Mahony is suspended. Can they raise a gallop against the back-to-back Munster champions this evening. We’re underway in Pairc Ui Chaoimh!

Bill Cooper and Brian O’Halloran are booked early on.

Cork 0-1 Waterford 0-0

Patrick Horgan opens the Cork account from a free.

GOAL! Patrick Horgan with an early goal for Cork against Waterford!

Cork 1-1 Waterford 0-1

That’s Horgan’s 16th goal in championship hurling. Calum Lyons responds immediately for the Deise.


Cork 1-1 Waterford 0-1

Mark Ellis goes down after taking a heavy hit. Then Aidan Walsh feeds Daniel Kearney for a good Cork score.


Wexford 1-3 Carlow 0-1

Conor McDonald fires over his second from play for the hosts.

Cork 1-3 Waterford 0-2

Darragh Fitzgibbon with one of those trademark runs and scores from midfield.


Wexford 1-4 Carlow 0-2

Marty Kavanagh sends over a 65 for Carlow. 

Cork 1-4 Waterford 0-4

The sides trade scores. The Bennett brothers have started well for Waterford.


Wexford 1-5 Carlow 0-2

Lee Chin slots over a free as Wexford stretch six clear in the early stages.


 Cork 1-4 Waterford 0-6

Jamie Barron races forward for a score and then Stephen Bennett sends over a free.


Cork 1-5 Waterford 0-6

Horgan’s free extends the Cork lead to two. That was their first score for seven minutes.


Wexford 1-6 Carlow 0-3

Another free from Chin. 


Cork 1-6 Waterford 0-8

Bennett slots over two frees either side of one from Meade. Waterford have scored just once from play so far this evening.


Cork 1-7 Waterford 0-8

Horgan drills over a free from close-range.


Wexford 1-8 Carlow 0-5

Diarmuid O’Keeffe races forward and tags on a score for Fitzgerald’s side.


CHANCE! Shane Bennett kicks a shot just wide of Anthony Nash’s goals.


Cork 1-9 Waterford 0-9

Harnedy goes close with a goal chance after a Waterford puck-out went awry. Daniel Kearney the hits Cork’s third wide in-a-row.


GOAL! What a finish from Cork’s Alan Cadogan!


Wexford 1-8 Carlow 0-8

Chris Nolan brings Carlow back to within a goal as we approach half-time.


Cork 2-10 Waterford 0-10

Bill Cooper races forward and pops over a good score from wide. Cork’s lead is six.


Wexford 1-8 Carlow 0-9

Kavanagh scores another free as Carlow reduce the deficit to two points. They’re enjoying their best spell of the game.


Cork 2-11 Waterford 0-11

Coleman with a class strike between the posts for his second white flag of the game. We’ll have two minutes of stoppage-time.


Wexford 1-10 Carlow 0-10

Paudie Foley slots over a nice point to restore the three-point lead for Wexford. 


Wexford 1-10 Carlow 0-11 – HT


Some snaps from the opening half in both games:

The Waterford team stand alongside the management  and substitutes during the anthems The Waterford team stand alongside the management and substitutes during the anthems. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Shane Bennett and Shane McNulty Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Paudie Foley clears unde pressure Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

Matthew O'Hanlon and Edward Byrne Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO


The second-half is underway in Cork. 


Cork 2-12 Waterford 0-12

Peter Horgan raises a white flag for the Deise but Horgan responds immediately with a free for the hosts.


The Wexford-Carlow game is also underway for the second period.


Wexford 1-12 Carlow 0-11

Lee Chin’s free moves the home side four ahead.

Cork 2-15 Waterford 1-12

Three in succession from Cork, with the latest arriving courtesy of Alan Cadogan.


Wexford 1-13 Carlow 0-11

Cathal Dunbar has been very threatening today and he slots over another score.

Cork 2-16 Waterford 1-13

Horgan’s latest free makes it five unanswered scores since the Deise’s goal. Peter Hogan ends the run with his second of the half.


Austin Gleeson is getting ready to come in for Waterford.


Gleeson is in for Waterford while Conor Lehane has been brought on for Cork. 


Wexford 1-16 Carlow 0-14

Kavanagh is fouled and he slots over the free himself.


Wexford 1-17 Carlow 0-14

Dunbar bags his third point of the evening. 


Wexford 1-18 Carlow 0-14

Chin’s free from outside the 45 puts Davy Fitz’s side seven ahead and they’re pushing for home now.


Cork 2-22 Waterford 2-15

Shane Kingston pushes Cork six clear while Harnedy makes it seven moments later. 


Wexford 2-19 Carlow 0-16

Three in-a-row for Carlow as Kavanagh tags on their latest point.


Cork 2-24 Waterford 2-15

Horgan drills a goal chance over the bar to bring his tally to 1-10. 


Cork 2-26 Waterford 2-15

Kingston has been impressive since his introduction and he splits the posts, while Fitzgibbon does likewise as the scores rain down for Cork.


Cork 2-27 Waterford 2-17


Gleeson strokes over a stunning sideline cut. The attendance in Pairc Ui Chaoimh is 26,521. Cadogan the adds a point to his tally.


Wexford 2-21 Carlow 0-17

Wexford are on course for their first victory of the summer. 


Cork 2-28 Waterford 2-17

Kingston bags his third point, he’s been excellent once again off the bench. Cork have serious options in attack. 


Cork 2-30 Waterford 2-17 – FT


Wexford 2-23 Carlow 0-18

Fantastic catch and score from McDonald. 


RED CARD! Marty Kavanagh is sent-off for a second yellow.


Wexford 2-28 Carlow 0-19 – FT

That’s all from for today, thanks for joining us.

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