Kildare and Clare to meet in Intermediate final with Limerick and Down set for Junior showdown

TG4 All-Ireland Championships round-up

TG4 All-Ireland Championships wrap


Compiled by John Fallon

Kildare and Clare will meet in the TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate football final at Croke Park in what will be a repeat of the 2016 final which the Lilywhites won.

Neasa Dooley struck a 53rd minute goal at Parnell Park as Kildare saw off Wexford’s challenge in. low-scoring clash which finished 1-4 to 0-2.

Kildare led by 0-3 to 0-2 at the break and held an edge during the second half before Dooley’s goal secured their place in the final.

Clare saw off Antrim by 2-14 to 1-13 in the other semi-final at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park in Longford.

Aisling Reidy got a goal for Clare which helped them lead by 1-9 to 1-7 at the break, with Maria O’Neill fisting home Antrim’s goal.

A stunning goal from Chloe Moloney after 44 minutes put Clare in the driving seat and they pushed on to secure their place in the final where they will hope to get revenge on Kildare for that 2016 final defeat.

Meanwhile, Limerick will take on Down in the TG4 All-Ireland Junior final. Limerick defeated Fermanagh by 0-10 to 1-6, while Down saw off Carlow by 1-9 to 0-8.

Down, relegated from intermediate last year, secured their place in the final thanks to a late goal from Orla Swail.

Down led by 0-6 to 0-4 at the break and eventually saw off the Carlow challenge when Swail got the only goal of the match four minutes from time.

Waterford will play in the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship in 2024 after seeing off the challenge of Cavan in a relegation play-off clash by 1-19 to 0-8 at Crettyard in Co Laois.

Waterford, who ended up in the play-off after losing a relegation semi-final to Tipperary in a free-taking contest, laid the foundation for victory in the opening half and led by 1-8 to 0-3 at the interval, having played against the breeze.

Sadhba Hallinan got the goal and with Kellyann Hogan kicking six points from play, Waterford eased to victory as Cavan drop to the intermediate grade in 2024 after nine seasons in the top flight.




TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate semi-final results

Clare 2-14 Antrim 1-9

Kildare 1-4 Wexford 0-2


TG4 All-Ireland Junior semi-final results

Limerick 0-10 Fermanagh 1-6

Down 1-9 Carlow 0-8



TG4 All-Ireland Senior relegation play-off

Waterford 1-19 Cavan 0-9


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