St.Thomas Edge Dramatic Semi-Final – Report and Reaction

St Thomas’ needed a stoppage-time winner from corner-back David Sherry to seal a place in their first All-Ireland Club SHC final since 2013. 
It was a stunning score into the strong wind at Parnell Park which handed a narrow victory to the Galway champions.

The Story Of The Game from Niall Canavan

After the game, Sean Walsh spoke to the St Thomas Manager Kevin Lally

Niall Canavan spoke to Conor Cooney

Sean caught up with St Thomas selector Claude Geoghegan

Sean Walsh spoke to David Burke

Finally, Niall spoke to James Regan


Scorers for St Thomas: Darragh Burke 0-6 (0-4f), Eanna Burke 0-3, Bernard Burke and James Regan 0-2 each, Damien McGlynn, Conor Cooney, Shane Cooney (0-1f), David Burke, Kenneth Burke and David Sherry 0-1 each.

Scorers for Cushendall: Neil McManus 1-6 (1-0 pen, 0-4f, 0-2 65), Fergus McCambridge 1-1, Paddy McGill 0-2, Eoghan Campbell and Sean McAfee 0-1 each.

The Teams

St Thomas

1. Gerald Murray
2. Cian Mahoney
3. Cathal Burke
4. David Sherry
5. Donal Cooney
6. Shane Cooney
7. Fintan Burke
9. David Burke
8. James Regan
14. Conor Cooney
10. Darragh Burke
12. Bernard Burke
11. Eanna Burke
13. Brendan Farrell
15. Kenneth Burke

Subs
20. Conor Carson for Ryan McCambridge (ht) 
21. Sean Skehill for Farrell (58)

Cushendall

1. Eoin Gillan
4. Sean Delargy
3. Martin Burke
2. David Kearney
15. Alex Delargy
5. Eoghan Campbell
6. Aaron Graffin
7. Paddy Burke 
8. Fergus McCambridge 
9. Neil McManus
12. Ryan McCambridge 
11. Eunan McKillop
10. Donal McNaughton
13. Paddy McGill
14. Sean McAfee

Subs:
17. Damien McGlynn for Kenneth Burke (37)
19. Stephen Walsh for Sean Delargy (54


Referee: Paud O’Dwyer (Carlow)




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