GAA wrap: Clare edge Waterford and Donegal see off Down

Tony Kelly scored the only Clare goal from a penalty.
GAA wrap: Clare edge Waterford and Donegal see off Down

Digital Desk Staff

Clare have beaten Waterford 1-22 to 21 points in their Munster senior hurling championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium.

Tony Kelly scored the Clare goal from a penalty.


It is knockout in football, with three games in the Leinster senior football championship this afternoon.

Wexford will meet Dublin next weekend after the Model County overcame Wicklow by 2-11 to 14 points in Aughrim.

Mark Rossiter and Martin O'Connor scored the goals for Wexford.

Offaly defeated Louth after extra time in Navan. Bernard Allen, Niall McNamee and Peter Cunningham scored the goals as the Faithful beat Louth by 3-19 to 19 points.

They will now face Kildare. Longford beat Carlow by 25 points to 2-13 in Tullamore to book a quarter-final with Meath.


Earlier, Donegal saw off Down by 2-25 to 1-12 points in an Ulster senior preliminary round game in Newry.

Jamie Brennan scored the first Donegal goal after replacing Michael Murphy, who retired with a hamstring twinge.

Paddy McBreaty scored the other goal, and he would end up with 1-6. Donegal will face Derry in the next round.

In other news, Dublin footballer Cian O'Sullivan has retired from inter county football.

The Kilmacud Crokes defender was a key part of Dublin's success over the last decade, being a part of eight All Ireland senior winning panels.

He says that injuries have made the decision for him to call it a day.

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