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29/07/2021

UL exit Sigerson Cup with defeat to Carlow for Limerick side

UL exit Sigerson Cup with defeat to Carlow for Limerick side

Keelan Sexton of UL and Clare

THE University of Limerick exited the Sigerson Cup this Wednesday night with a 0-12 to 0-9 defeat to IT Carlow.

The sides were level, 0-9 each, until the Leinster side found the late scores to reach the quarter finals.

UL, managed by Newcastle West's Declan Brouder and coached by Dromcollogher-Broadford's Tommy Stack, had just one Limerick player in their 35-man panel - Adare defender Paul Maher.

Carlow were 0-5 to 0-4 ahead at half time and that was after Keelan Sexton and James Lyons had given the Limerick side an early two point lead.

Fionn McDonagh and a second from Lyons were the UL scorers before half time.

A Joseph O'Connor point and a second for McDonagh had UL 0-6 to 0-5 ahead early in the second half.

Darragh Bohannon and successive scores from Eoin Lawless brought the Third Level Senior A Football Championship game to 0-9 each before the late run of points from Carlow, saw UL exit the Sigerson Cup.

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