Evergreen Paulic Mahoney contributed 13 points as the Ballygunner aspect turned on Appeal in the next half to deal with Valerie in the Munster closing upcoming month.
The LIT Gaelic Grounds group of 3,321 was in a thriller, but Na Piarsaigh trailed them selves in the turnaround, scoring just 4 points in the second 50 percent.
Down five factors at the break, Mahoney nearly one-handedly ate Na Piersaig’s guide. Patrick Fitzgerald’s 40th-minute goal from a Stephen O’Keeffe puckout created it a one-issue game, with Mahoney leveling the sport seconds afterwards and taking the guide with a cost-free.
Na Piarsaigh equalized in the 45th moment, but Ballygunner by no means seemed again as Conor Sheahan added one more. Ronan Electric power and Mahony doubled his gain to 4. Keith Dempsey retained Na Piasai in the rating, but Mahoney rounded out the virtuoso screen with two extra factors.
Na Piarsaigh’s start off rattled off the initial three points, two of which Kevin Downes was absolutely free. Ballygunner manufactured him settle with two pairs in three minutes, but Limerick’s winner stringed a few a lot more pairs together as Ballygunner’s packout endured.
Decie Hutchinson’s 14th-minute intention received a methodical move from Fitzgerald before rifled into the net to put the All-Eire champions within points. Downs responded rapidly in the extensive-array position, but Barry Gunner’s tail was up.
Actively playing a rambling job at the half-ahead line, he scored more than two in 60 seconds, but in the 20th moment Will O’Donoghue break up Barry Gunner’s defense and discovered his midfield lover Keith. , the direct was brief-lived. Dempsey and he defeated O’Keeffe.
Paulic Mahoney returned a fast 3rd goal from enjoy, but Na Piersaig’s timing and operate from the back again prompted difficulties for Barrygunner’s professional half-again line. His strike was sympathetic when Jerome Boylan broke via in the 26th moment and observed Daichi Dempsey with a handpass about his shoulder to Conor Boylan, two details in favor of Na Piersaig.
Henn set Na Piarsaigh 6 forward with the 3rd, but Paulik Mahoney’s third totally free minimize Barry Gunner’s deficit a bit to get the break from 1-9 to 2-11.
K. Downs (-4, absolutely free 3) C. Boylan, K. Dempsey (1-1 every) W. Henn, P. Casey (-3 every single) M. Foley, D. Dempsey, R. Lynch (absolutely free) (-1 respectively).
Paulic Mahoney (-13, 6 no cost) C. Sheehan (-4) P. Fitzgerald (1-1) D. Hutchinson (1-) P. Hogan, R. Ability (each and every -1).
E. Condon M. Casey, C. King, R. Lynch. M. Foley, E. McEvoy, J. Boylan W. O’Donoghue (c), K. Dempsey. P. Casey, K. Downes, C. Boylan W. Henn, D. Dempsey, A. Breen.
SM Foley Extensive (29). T. Grimes for M. Casey (inj 54) D. Breen for K. Downes (57).
S. O’Keeffe I. Kenny (jc), B. Coghlan, T. Foley. S. O’Sullivan, Philip Mahoney, R. Electricity. C. Sheahan, P. Leavey Paulick Mahoney, M. Mahoney, P. Hogan. P. Fitzgerald, D. Hutchinson (jc), K. Mahoney.
Raddle of HP Fitzgerald (57) B. O’Keeffe of K. Mahoney (60 + 1).
C. Lyons (Cork).