FINGAL 1-12 LOUTH 1-8
A powerful closing 20 minutes saw Fingal overcome Louth in this Kehoe Shield hurling clash at Darver on Sunday.
John Matthew Sheridan scored half his sides points tally as Fingal battled their way into the final where they will meet the winner of the postponed Roscommon v Armagh semi-final.
In the concluding 20 minutes of the game Fingal outscored the hosts by 1-5 to 0-1 to run out four-point winners.
Louth led 0-5 to 0-4 at half-time and extended their lead to 1-7 to 0-7 by the 49th minute.
Andrew Richardsons well taken goal was the catalyst for Fingals winning surge as they pressed home their advantage with points from David Keogh, Sheridan, and two from sub Eoin Power.
SCORERS Fingal: J M Sheridan 0-6 (3f, 1 65), A Richardson 1-0, E Power 0-2, D Keogh, M Ormonde, J O’Callaghan, R McGarry 0-1 each. Louth: S Fennell 0-5 (4f), B Corcoran 1-0, D Horan (f), S Callan, A Macken 0-1 each.
FINGAL C Harford; P Coyne, D Markey, A Morris; N Feeney, M Cussen, D Keogh; D Hattie, A Crean; A Richardson, R McGarry, J O’Callaghan; A Cullen, M Ormonde, J M Sheridan. Subs: H Murray- Hession for Harford (ht), P Daly for Cullen (43), E Power for Ormonde (58), P Balfe for Coyne (65), P Quinn for Feeney (65).
LOUTH J Carter; M Wallace, R Byrne, D McArdle; C Kerrigan, D Horan, D McKiernan; S Callan, D O’Sullivan; A Wallace, S Fennell, S Maguire; B Corcoran, A Mackin, D Mahony. Subs: D Rafferty for M Wallace (35), A McCrave for Kerrigan (45), G O’Brien for Maguire (57), G Rellis for Mackin (58), M McGuinness for Horan (67).
REF T Anderson (Offaly).