Hill and Mulcahy goals send Moyle Rovers into Tipp SFC semi-final

SECOND HALF GOALS from Thomas Hill and Ross Mulcahy ensured Moyle Rovers edged tonight’s Tipperary SFC quarter-final against Aherlow Gaels by a score of 2 – 11 to 0 – 13.

File photo: Ross Mulcahy in minor action for Tipp in 2013.

Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Rovers, playing without the Dubai-based Peter Acheson, had to come from behind as Aherlow finished the first period the stronger side to build a half-time lead of 0 – 5 to  0-9 having been level at five points apiece with 17 minutes on the clock.

Liam Boland signalled Moyle Rovers’ intent from the start of the second half with back-to-back scored before Hill hit the net on 44 minutes.

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File photo: Thomas Hill in minor action for Tipp in 2009.

Source: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

That score gave Rovers the lead which they would not cough up. Though the score was reduced to the minimum by Aherlow until Mulcahy struck to open up a 2 – 8 to 0-10 advantage with just over 15 minutes remaining.

The victory sets up a clash with Kilsheelan-Kilcash in Sunday’s semi-final (throw-in 14.30). Reigning Munster champions Clonmel Commercials take on 2014 Tipp senior champions Loughmore-Castleiney in the other county semi-final.

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