Home » Tag Archives: Munster U-21 Hurling semi-final

Tag Archives: Munster U-21 Hurling semi-final

The outstanding Ian Galvin gets away from Waterford’s DJ Foran at Cusack Park on Wednesday. Photograph Arthur Ellis

Duggan and Galvin turn it on for heroic Clare U-21s

Clare 0-23   Waterford 1-18 WHAT an evening it was in Cusack Park on Wednesday. The Clare U-21s lifted the spirits of the entire county with a display of epic bravery, skill and pure passion, in front of a crowd of 6,639 people. Incredibly, they have qualified for the county’s fourth successive final at this level. Inspired by the peerless Bobby Duggan and the equally superb Ian Galvin, Clare stunned Waterford, who were warm favourites. Duggan hit 0-13, including six sublime points from play, while Galvin produced one of the best individual displays seen in the county grounds, hitting 0-5 from play in a glorious second half effort. But while Duggan and Galvin put over 0-19 between them, they were surrounded by men who fought like lions for every ball. Without that intensity, added to their general calmness in possession, Clare would not be preparing for a Munster final on July 30. On a perfect evening for hurling they gave …

Read More »