Replay wins for Jimmies and Shels
Published 23/10/2016 | 14:27
St. James' and Shelmaliers recorded emphatic victories in their replayed county hurling championship finals in Innovate Wexford Park on Saturday.
The Jimmies powered to a 2-13 to 0-11 win over neighbours Fethard in the Top Oil Intermediate 'A' decider, with county Minor Andrew Walsh scoring both goals and captain Mark Molloy producing a man of the match performance from midfield, picking off four points from play.
Meanwhile, Shelmaliers strolled to a decisive 6-13 to 0-10 victory against Gusserane in the Junior final replay, having led by 1-9 to 0-2 at half-time. Eoghan Nolan and Shane Griffith grabbed a brace of goals each, with James Cash and Michael Feeney also rattling the net for the Kevin O'Leary-captained side.
Elsewhere on Saturday, Craanford defeated Adamstown by 0-14 to 2-5 to clinch the Junior 'B' hurling crown in St. Patrick's Park, while holders Crossabeg-Ballymurn and St. Martin's beat Starlights and Ballyhogue respectively in the preliminary round of the Greenstar Under-21 football Premier championship.