Cavan 0-16 Tipperary 0-1311 Apr 2011
Cavan survive late Tipperary rally
NFL DIVISION THREE Cavan 0-16 Tipperary 0-13: CAVAN SEEMED set to win easily but Tipperary notched the final six points to push the game to the wire at Kingspan/Breffni Park.
Points from Tipp’s Brian Coen (17th) and Barry Grogan two minutes later had the sides level, 0-3 to 0-3, before Ronan Flanagan popped up to ease the hosts into a 0-7 to 0-4 interval lead.
Cavan substitutes Gareth Smith and Eugene Keating added points but the hosts lost David Givney to a second yellow card in the 54th minute. Another point from Keating made it 0-16 to 0-7 while a point from Hugh Coghlan put just a goal between the sides but the score eluded Tipp.
CAVAN : J Reilly; J McEnroe, T Corr, D ODowd; M McKeever, P O’Reilly, D OReilly; J McCutcheon, D Givney (0-1); K Fannin (0-1), R Cullivan, R Flanagan (0-1); S Johnston (0-9, five frees), E E Keating (0-3), C Mackey. Subs : G Smith (0-1) for J McCutcheon (39 mins); A Gaynor for P OReilly (53 mins); D Sheridan for C Mackey (68 mins).
TIPPERARY : M ODonnell; A Morrissey, P Codd, C McDonald; C Aylward, H Coghlan (0-1), B Fox; B Jones, G Hannigan; P Acheson (0-1), P Austin (0-1), J Cagney; B Grogan (0-5, three frees), B Coen (0-1), B Mulvihill (0-1). Subs : N Curran for C Aylward (22 mins); C Sweeney (0-3, one free) for B Coen (46 mins); L Egan for B Mulvihill (55 mins).
Referee: C Branagan (Down).