Wicklow minors take Dublin at Sherlock’s home

Wicklow 2-6 Dublin 0-8

Congratulations to the Wicklow minor footballers who caused a major upset in the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship at Parnell Park in Dublin this evening.

Wicklow went in Wicklow 2-4 to 0-4 at the break and added 2 points in the second half to Dublin’s 4.

Jason Sherlock’s side were favorites to beat Wicklow but struggled to break down a solid performance from the Garden County.

Wicklow – B Fennell; F O’Carroll, S Kearney, T Moran; K Quinn (1-0), O Cullen, G Fogarty; E Byrne, S Doody (0-1), A Barrett, C Maguire, J Keogh, M Ging (0-4), E Darcy (1-0), A Foley. Subs: C McDonald for Barrett (49), C Grimes for Byrne (52), J Fleming Foran (0-1) for Ging (58), S Cranley for Doody (62).

It is understood it is only the second time Wicklow have beaten Dublin the previous win was a 2-6 to 0-10 semi final win in 1997.

 

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