Wexford Hurlers Last Round win over Laois 2-24 to 2-20

Wexford went into yestarday last round game against Laois all ready looking forward to a Quarter final place Laois who were clearly desperate to avoid a relegation play-off put up a spirited display, David Dunne’s early goal put Wexford in good position as they led by 1-3 to 0-1 but Laois drew level by the half-time whistle, 0-13 to 1-10
Diarmuid O’Keeffe got the second Wexford goal early in the second half but Laois refused to lie back and late three-pointers from Purcell and Neil Foyle had them back within touching distance, 2-21 to 2-20.
But the Wexford stuck over the last three points through substitute Kevin Foley, Jack Guiney (free) and Dunne to win by four.
Wexford – Mark Fanning; Andrew Kenny, Liam Ryan, Willie Devereux; Aaron Maddock, Matt O’Hanlon (0-1), D O’Keeffe (1-0); Eanna Martin (0-1), Shaun Murphy; Aidan Nolan (0-2), Lee Chin (0-3, 1f), Harry Kehoe; Conor McDonald (0-4, 2f), Jack Guiney (0-7, 3f, 1’65), David Dunne (1-2). Subs: Damien Reck for Aaron Maddock, B Carton for E Martin, Paul Morris (0-3) for Harry Kehoe, Kevin Foley (0-1) for Conor McDonald, David Redmond for A Nolan.