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Tipperary And Wexford Serve Up An Absolute Cracker In Nowlan Park

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Over 19,000 patrons packed into Nowlan Park today to witness a real classic between Tipperary and Wexford.

While the final scoreline of 5-18 to 1-19 may not do the Wexford challenge justice, Tipp showed their class by kicking on down the final stretch.

The game may be best remembered for Davy Fitzgerald’s intrusion of the pitch in the first half, but there was hurling at a championship pace on display.

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald clashes with Jason Forde of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Despite a quick Premier start, Wexford reeled the All-Ireland champions in after the break, and brought it back to just two points.

However, Tipp had an extra gear, as John and Noel McGrath and Brendan Maher fired late goals to give them an extra cushion.

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Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.