Louth defeated Cork for the to start with time in 66 many years to set up an Arian League Division 1 shootout from Dublin at Croke Park next weekend.
In a repeat of the 1957 All-Eire final result, Mickey Hart’s group are now undefeated in four matches and are at the best of advertising from the second tier.
Ciarán Downey gave Routh the guide for the initial time in the contest as the hosts beat 14-gentleman Cork in a relentless complete at Defy Peak Muiret to a famous 1-10 to -10 gain. .
It seemed like Jon Cleary’s side could have received halfway by means of the to start with 50 %, but it was decisive when Daniel O’Mahony was sent off just prior to half-time.
O’Mahony’s defeat and promotion had been out of the problem and Cork’s challenge weakened, conceding five unanswered scores in a remarkable end.
The customer was greeted by Ardee with his personalized swarm protection and just after a couple of turnovers Conor Corbett showed off his course by hitting the bars. Still, it was edgy.
The hosts ended up justifiably self-confident, as evidenced by scores from Liam Jackson and Conor Grimes, who 2 times tied the sides.
Stephen Sherlock is back in the aspect in position of Bryan Hurley immediately after missing Clare’s match two months back. A free of charge he won himself moved the Byrds gentleman and his second position from the play was in the touchover course from prolonged array. That class opened a gap and the Leesiders formally took in excess of.
Extending a 5-issue lead, Luke Faye and amazing newcomer Chris Og-Jones of the season uncovered selection prior to marveling at 45 feet that Sherlock sweetly hit.
Routh hanging in the video game was a welcome practice for them this period, grabbing a lifeline on the other side. Harte’s team fought back again and Ryan labored a target opportunity that observed Barnes commit a penalty he fouled.
Barnes obtained dusty but Mícheal Aodh Martin saved his initially shot by likely down the suitable properly. In stress and desperation, Barnes dove into the rebound but experienced the means to expertly palm house. With that newfound self confidence, Routh leveled very first around Jackson and Tommy Durnin. Cork even now crept in front when Walsh came out of cornerback and went -08 to 1-04 at the interval.
Luke Fay’s second rating was top Cleary’s outfit for the previous time in the contest. In simple fact, it was Cork’s past score of the video game, coming early in her 51st minute of the 2nd fifty percent.
Impact sub Craig Lennon came off the bench once more, pointing out and igniting Routh’s comeback hurry. Dáire McConnon bounced back again and Downey observed Louth make a bit of background as he landed two on either facet of Durnin’s exciting 2nd.
Laut: James Caliph Dan Corcoran, Peter Lynch, Donal McKennie. Leonard Grey, Ciaran Murphy, Conal McIver. Conor Early (-01), Tommy Durnin (-02) Niall Sharkey, Liam Jackson (-02), Conor Grimes (-01) Dia McConnon (-01), Ciaran Downey -02, -01f), Ryan Barnes (1-00).
Substitutes: Bevan Duffy for Grimes (35), Craig Lennon (-01) for Burns (45), Oisin McGuinness for Jackson (54), Conall McCall changing McKennie (57), McConnon (66). Jay Hughes rather, Paul Matthews Durnin (74).
cork: Michael Hugh Martin Maurice Shanley, Daniel O’Mahony, Tommy Walsh (-01) Luke Fay (-02), Rory Maguire (-01), Sean Meehan. Colm O’Callaghan, Ian Maguire. Eoghan McSweeney, Sean Powter, Ruairi Dean. Chris Younger Jones (-01) Stephen Sherlock (-04, -02f, -01’45), Connor Corbett (-01).
sub: Brian O’Driscoll (54) as McSweeney, Cillian O’Hanlon (62) as Jones, John O’Rourke (62) as Corbett, Sian Keeley (73) as Fahey, Mark Cronin (73) as Sherlock .
Referee: Fergal Kelly (Longford)