Limerick Cruise Past Waterford To Set Up Rebel Semi Final


BILLY Lee’s Limerick footballers continued their upward trend with a convincing 4-18 to to 0-12 win over Waterford at the Gaelic Grounds this afternoon.

Limerick were full value for their victory and will now progress to take on Cork back at the Gaelic Grounds on July 10th.

26 June 2021; Danny Neville of Limerick scores a point under pressure from Waterford goalkeeper Paudie Hunt and David Hallihan, behind, during the Munster GAA Football Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Limerick and Waterford at LIT Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Leading 2-9 to 0-07 at the interval, Limerick kicked on in the second half adding a further 2-9 to their total with some impressive scores from play.

We got the reactions of Billy Lee and Donal O’Sullivan after the game.

“Today was about preparing properly and not underestimating the challenge of Waterford”

Billy Lee

“I think we have come on another level with regards to our forward play”

Donal o’Sullivan

Scorers for Limerick: Hugh Bourke 1-6 (0-3f), Iain Corbett 1-2 (1-0 pen), Robbie Bourke 1-2 (0-1f), Cillian Fahy 1-1, Cian Sheehan 0-2, Danny Neville 0-2, Tommie Childs 0-1, Josh Ryan 0-1, Brian Donovan 0-1.

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Scorers for Waterford: Brian Lynch 0-4 (0-3f), Dermot Ryan 0-3, Darragh Corcoran 0-2, Jason Curry 0-2 (0-2f), Michael Kiely 0-1.

Limerick: Donal O’Sullivan; Sean O’Dea, Brian Fanning, Michael Donovan; Robert Childs, Iain Corbett, Gordon Brown; Darragh Treacy, Tommie Childs; Cian Sheehan, Cillian Fahy, Adrian Enright; Danny Neville, Robbie Bourke, Hugh Bourke.

Subs: Brian Donovan for Enright (42), James Naughton for Sheehan (51), Josh Ryan for R Bourke (53), Paul Maher for O’Dea (53), Peter Nash for Neville (58).

Limerick: Paudie Hunt; Darach O Cathasaigh, Aaron Jones, John Elsted; David Hallihan; Brian Looby, Dermot Ryan; Tommy Prendergast, Michael Curry; Conor Murray, Michael Kiely, Mark Cummins; Stephen Curry, Jason Curry, Darragh Corcoran.

Subs: Caomhin Maguire for Prendergast (18-27), Dylan Guiry for J Curry (half-time), Caomhin Maguire for M Curry (51), Brian Lynch for Kiely (51), Sean Boyce for Jones (51), Jason Gleeson for Cummins (58).

REFEREE: Joe McQuillan (Cavan).

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