Carew Park 2 - 0 Aisling Annacotty - Carew Park qualified for the final of the Tuohy Cup following a 2-0 win over holder Aisling Annacotty in Jackman Park last night.
Two goals in the first half sufficed for Albert Slattery's men to set up a final against Charleville. Carew were handed a dream start when an attempted clearance fell at the feet of Jonathan Grant and a striker of his ability accepted the chance gratefully
Alex Purcell added to Aisling's woes before the break when his delivery from the right took a deflection over the head of 'Keeper Stephen Walsh.
Aisling gave it a real go after the break and Jason Lipper and Brian Butler both hit the woodwork. The loss of Sosuke Kimura to a red card proved a big blow to the holders and while Carew's Gary Griffin joined him for an early shower, Aisling just could not find a way through, their best chances coming from long distance shots.
Carew Park: Tommy Holland; Jamie Enright; Jon Somers; Mark Slattery; Gary Griffin; Alex Purcell; Adam Frahill; Pat Boyle; Jamie O'Sullivan; Darragh Rainsford; Jonathan Grant. Subs: Barry Dillon; Keegan Park
Aisling Annacotty: Stephen Walsh; Evan O'Connor; Colm Murphy; Patrick Stanisewski; Damien Collins; Brian Butler; Shane Donegan; Chimka Manjor; Niall Smith; Sosuke Kimura; Jason Lipper. Subs: Darren Harrington; Oisin Kelly