Rebels fade after the break


Tipperary 2-15 Cork 0-09:Tipperary ran out 12 point winners over Gerald McCarthy’s fourth string Cork side in last night’s NHL Division One clash at Semple Stadium in Thurles.

The Rebels trailed by just three points at the break (0-07 to 0-04) but were overrun in the second half, thanks largely to Tipp goals from John O'Brien and full-forward Patrick Maher.

Seven of Cork’s nine points were racked up by midfielder Barry Johnson, whose accuracy from the deadball was crucial, as it was in the nine point defeat to Dublin last week.

Meath 0-12 Fermanagh 2-07:At Pairc Tailteann, two goals helped Fermanagh narrowly edge past NFL Division Two opponents Meath.

With the score level at four points a each at halftime, goals from James Sherry stuck first and Daniel Coyle, the latter’s from the penalty spot, proved the difference for Fermanagh.

Goalkeeper David Gallagher was one of three Meath player’s yellow-carded btu despite their numerical disadvantage the Royals were kept in the game by Nigel Crawford.

Allianz GAA Football National League - Division Two

Armagh 2-08 2-11 Laois

Meath 0-12 2-07 Fermanagh

Allianz GAA Football National League - Division Three

Down 1-13 1-12 Louth

Allianz GAA Football National League - Division Four

Antrim 1-14 1-06 Clare

Allianz GAA Hurling National League - Division One

Tipperary 2-15 0-09 Cork