Dublin Minor Hurling 2019

The 2019 Dublin Minor Hurling management team is made up of Manager Mike Connolly (Faughs), alongside his selectors Sean Power (Commercials), Paraic Tierney (Naomh Barróg), Dermot Moran (Na Fianna) & Shane Martin (Crumlin).

The Dublin Minor Hurlers opened their Leinster Championship campaign with defeat away to Kilkenny (match report), before beating Offaly at Parnell Park in Round 2. Round 3 saw Dublin draw with Wexford in Enniscorthy, to qualify for the Leinster MHC Semi-Finals.

The side lost to Wexford in the Leinster semi final at Parnell Park.

2019 CAMPAIGN
Kilkenny 0-15 2-08 Dublin Leinster MHC Round 1
Dublin 1-23 1-10 Offaly Leinster MHC Round 2
Wexford 2-17 3-14 Dublin Leinster MHC Round 3
Dublin 0-19 2-16 Wexford Leinster MHC Semi Final

LEINSTER MHC TIER 1 - ROUND 1

KILKENNY 0-15 DUBLIN 2-8

SCORERS - Kilkenny: B Drennan 0-11 (0-8f, 0-1 ‘65’), L Moore 0-2, P McDonald, A Hickey 0-1 each. Dublin: B McSweeney 1-2 (0-1, 0-1 ‘65’), L Swan 1-0, C Keher (0-1f), B Scanlon 0-2 each, C Murray, D Kenny 0-1 each.

KILKENNY: A Rafter; Z Hammond, W Rafter, T Roche; P McDonald, P Moylan, J Aylward; A Hickey, D Walsh; P Blanchfield, A Tallis, L Moore; S Doyle, C O’Sullivan, B Drennan. Subs: A Murphy for Blanchfield (ht), J McNamara for Doyle (47), T Clifford for Tallis (52).

DUBLIN: E O’Connor, C Burke, D Crowe, T O’Brien; R Malone, A Waddick, C O Cathasaigh; C O Tuathaill, C Walsh; B McSweeney, C Murray, D Kenny; C Keher, L Swan, B Scanlon. Subs: T Brennan for Scanlon (35), M Murphy for Kenny (42), D Purcell for Keher (52), J Flanagan for Malone (60).

REF: R Fitzsimons (Offaly).


LEINSTER MHC TIER 1 - ROUND 2

DUBLIN 1-23 OFFALY 1-10

SCORERS - Dublin: C Keher 0-8 (0-8f), B McSweeney 0-7 (0-4f), D Purcell 0-5, L Swan 1-0, B Scanlon 0-2, C O Tuathaill 0-1. Offaly: J Screeney 0-4 (0-4f), D Murray 1-1, J Ryan, L Egan, C Mitchell, L Wyer, L Nolan 0-1 each.

DUBLIN: E O’Connor; C Burke, D Crowe, T O’Brien; R Malone, A Waddick, C O Cathasaigh; C O Tuathaill, C Walsh; B McSweeney, D Purcell, C Murray; C Keher, L Swan, B Scanlon. Subs: M Murphy for Murray (44), E Dowling for Keher (47), J O’Brien for O Tuathaill (52).

OFFALY: A Fitzgerald; JJ O’Brien, K Rigney, C Hardiman; J Ryan, L Egan, J Hoctor; J Screeney,S Burke; L Wyer, L Nolan, C Mitchell; N Lyons, D Murray, M Troy. Subs: D Flynn for Screeney (45), S Buckley for Hoctor (52), P Cleary for Burke (58), DJ McLoughlin for Wyer (58), R Cleary for Ryan (61).

REF: B Redmond (Wexford).


L EINSTER MHC TIER 1 ROUND 3

DUBLIN 3-14 WEXFORD 2-17

SCORERS - Dublin: B McSweeney 1-4 (0-3f), C Keher 1-3 (0-1f), D Purcell 0-4, B Scanlon 1-1, C Murray, J O’Brien 0-1 each. Wexford: AJ Redmond 0-11 (0-9f), J Shiel 1-1 (0-1f), D Cantwell 1-0, C Byrne (St Mogue’s, Fethard) 0-2, D O’Neill, C Foley, C Molloy (0-1f) 0-1 each.

DUBLIN: E O’Connor; C Burke, D Crowe, T O’Brien; R Malone, C O Cathasaigh, C O Tuathaill; J O’Brien, C Walsh; B McSweeney, D Purcell, C Murray; C Keher, L Swan, B Scanlon. Subs: J Flannagan for Malone (44), E Dowling for Keher (49).

WEXFORD: Cian Byrne (St Mary’s, Rosslare); J Conroy, E Callan, D Codd; J Moran, K Scallan, C Molloy; J Kirwan, L Kavanagh; J Shiel, D O’Leary, D O’Neill; AJ Redmond, R Lawlor, Cian Byrne (St Mogue’s, Fethard). Subs: C Browne for Cullen (ht), C Foley for O’Leary (ht), D Cantwell for Byrne (St Mogue’s) (37), O Pepper for Kavanagh (48), P Whitty for O’Neill (60).

REF: G Quilty (Kilkenny).


LEINSTER MHC SEMI-FINAL

DUBLIN 0-19 WEXFORD 2-16

SCORERS - Wexford: AJ Redmond 1-8 (1-7f), R Lawlor 0-3, D O’Neill 1-0, C Foley 0-2, P Whitty, C Molloy (0-1f), Cian Byrne (St Mogue’s) 0-1 each. Dublin: B McSweeney 0-12 (0-11f, 0-1 ‘65’), C Murray 0-3, D Purcell, C Keher, C O Tuathaill, J O’Brien (0-1 ‘65’) 0-1 each.

WEXFORD: Cian Byrne (St Mary’s, Rosslare); D Whelan, K Scallan, J Conroy; J Moran, C Molloy, E Cullen; J Kirwan, L Kavanagh; J Sheil, D O’Neill, R Lawlor; AJ Redmond, P Whitty, D Cantwell. Subs: C Foley for O’Neill (ht), C Browne for Lawlor (44), D O’Leary for Whitty (48), Cian Byrne (St Mogue’s, Fethard), D Codd for Kavanagh (57).

DUBLIN: E O’Connor; C Burke, D Crowe, T O’Brien; A Waddick, F O Murchu, C O Cathasaigh; J Flanagan, C Walsh; B McSweeney, C Murray, R Malone; D Purcell, L Swan, B Scanlon. Subs: C Keher for Malone (22), J O’Brien for Burke (25), C O Tuathaill for Scanlon (41), A Keegan for Flanagan (58).

REF: S Guinan (Offaly).