Video Highlights- Wexford v Defence Forces

Wexford 1
Defence Forces 3

The Defence Forces came out on top in the league stage of the Oscar Traynor Cup in Ferrycarrig Park on Sunday afternoon.

The visitors scored against the run of play, a poorly defended header from Ronan Kerins, saw them go into the break at 1-0.

Wexford started best in the second half, they created at least half a dozen chances but failed to convert.

Gavin Dillon had a tap in to put the Defence Forces 2-0; a long free was not dealt with, the resulting shot was parried and fell kindly to Dillon.

Kyle Dempsey’s goal reduced the margin to 2-1, but again the visitors were gifted a third goal, a poor back pass gave Adrian Rafferty possession; he still had plenty to do but scored from a very tight angle.

Video Highlights- Wexford v Defence Forces

So we may wait and see now as Wexford’s progression to the quarter-finals depends on the Defence Forces winning or drawing against the Wexford Senior League on Tuesday night.

Wexford
1 Lee Walker, 2 Alan Freeman, 3 Craig McCabe, 4 Ian Sinnott, 5 Gary Delaney, 6 Kyle Dempsey, 7 John Peare, 8 Ricky Fox, 9 James Peare, 10 Paul Murphy, 11 Adam Beary, 12 Todd Hynes, 13 John O’Connor, 14 Niall Connolly, 15 Emmet Quirke, 16 Matty Kavanagh, 17 Shane Pettit, 18 Jason McGuire.

Wexford’s Assistant Manager, Joe Doyle, spoke to Nicky Murphy after the game

Defence Forces
1 Shane Hallahan, 2 Ross McCarthy, 3 Craig Doran, 4 Conor Marlow, 5 Chris Doogan, 6 Ray McCann, 7 Tony Smith, 8 Adrian Rafferty, 9 Ronan Kerins, 10 Gavin Dillon, 12 Darren Mullarkey, 13 Dean Tilley, 14 David Long.

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