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Here's the line-up for the Walsh Cup semi-finals as Gilroy and Davy go head-to-head

Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford were 42-point winners over Wicklow today.

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WEXFORD WILL TRAVEL to Dublin, while Kilkenny host Offaly in the Walsh Cup semi-finals next weekend.

Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford dished out a 42-point hammering of Wicklow in their Group 1 encounter to seal a showdown against Dublin on Sunday in Parnell Park.

The Model County sealed a facile 6-36 to 1-12 victory over Wicklow in Ashford, while Pat Gilroy’s Dublin were 4-16 to 0-17 winners against Antrim.

Meanwhile, Kilkenny set up a meeting with Offaly after they accounted for Kildare on a scoreline of 3-18 to 0-8. The Cats were just four in front at half time but they cruised to victory in the second period.

Finally, Offaly booked their spot in the last four after a narrow three-point win over neighbours Westmeath.

The Lake County will rue the defeat, having led by two points at half-time before they missed a 62nd minute penalty at TEG Cusack Park when they were three behind.

Walsh Cup – Results

Group 1

  • Wexford 6-36 Wicklow 1-12

Group 2

  • Kilkenny 3-18 Kildare 0-8

Group 3

  • Dublin 4-16 Antrim 0-17

Group 4

  • Offaly 1-18 Westmeath 0-18

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