Credit must go to Denise Cronin’s charges who received a stiff examination. After a low-scoring first half played in torrential rain, the Red and White turned over leading by a single point, 0-3 to 0-2. Kilkenny were awarded a penalty soon after the resumption but the alertness of Aoife Murray in the
It was a battle all the way until substitute Emer O’Farrell found the net at the end of the third quarter.
They never gave up through their captain Ann Dalton and Quilty but scores were hard come by as
Elsewhere at a rain-soaked
The teams, both looking good for the penultimate stages, were deadlocked on 30 minutes 2-4 apiece with the hosts having the better of the starts. Goals from Rose Marie Breen and one from Kate Kelly on 20 minutes were negated by Connolly and Veronica Curtin within a two minute spell immediately before the break.
The Wexford defence was staunch, however Brenda Hanney goaled eight minutes into the new half – this score ultimately proving the difference as Wexford only managed two more points.
Unfortunately we received incorrect scores on Saturday from the Kilkenny v Cork game. Apologies to those players concerned.
Below are the correct scorers.
Kilkenny: A Neary 0-4(0-2f 0-145″”), K Power, M Quilty, M O’ Connor (pen) 0-1each.
CORK : A Murray, J O Callaghan, R Buckley, C Foley; J Duffy, M O Connor, S Hayes, B Corkery, O Cotter; E Dillon, G O Connor, U O Donoghue; S Burns, A O’ Regan (C), R Maloney.
Subs: E O’
KILKENNY: C Ryan; L Fennelly, C Doherty, J Frisby; L Lyng, A Butler, E Aylward; C Dormer, A Dalton ( c) , T Muldowney, K Power, A Dunphy; M Quilty, E Keane, A Neary.