Semi-final pairings are set in the two Cork intermediate football grades

Semi-final pairings are set in the two Cork intermediate football grades

Knocknagree's Gearoid Looney gets off his pass from Nemo Rangers' James O'Donovan during the Bon Secours Cork PIFC quarter final at Donoughmore. Picture: Eddie O'Hare

WHAT a way to win a game!

The two tiers of intermediate football in Cork produced two dramatic finishes on Saturday, as Matthew Dilworth's late goal saw Knocknagree defeat Nemo Rangers in the PIFC and then Mikie Sheehan popped up with the point to see Glanworth upset the odds against Kilshannig.

Two experienced forwards in their '30s, Dilworth has regularly pulled on the Duhallow colours and Sheehan was involved when his division Avondhu reached the county semi-final.

Knocknagree were 0-7 to 0-3 down at half-time when Dilworth was introduced, winning out 1-10 to 0-12. Next up is a clash with another Duhallow outfit, Newmarket, while Cill na Martra are paired with Kanturk, who are also in the hurling equivalent against Charleville.

Sheehan came on in the second half for Glanworth and after two Shane O'Riordan points to draw level with Kilshannig, who lost Éanna O'Hanlon early on through injury, he nabbed the lead score: 1-13 to 1-12.

Their reward is a showdown with Rockchapel with Mitchelstown and Aghabullogue in the other semi. Aghabullogue, like Kanturk, are pursuing a double in the hurling, with Kildorrery awaiting them in that code.

PIFC semi-finals: Newmarket v Knocknagree; Cill na Martra v Kanturk.

Relegated: Gabriel Rangers.

IFC: Rockchapel v Glanworth; Mitchelstown v Aghabullogue.

Relegated: Mayfield.

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