Date Time League Season
15 July 2022 7:45 pm LOI Men's First Division 2022

Match Report

Stalemate in Turners as Cork and Galway share spoils in feisty affair

A crowd of 6,393 were in attendance at the Cross as this top-of-the-table clash ended in stalemate. The visitors started brightly. David Harrington made a good save from Rob Manley in the eighth minute after Stephen Walsh’s deflected shot fell nicely to the striker.

Utd were down to 10 men in the 16th minute when Ed McCarthy was shown a straight red for a cynical foul on Cian Bargary. A cross from Conor McCormack in the 60th minute met the head of Stephen Walsh but his close-range effort was brilliantly saved by City keeper Jimmy Corcoran.

Galway started the better. Max Hemmings’ cross was deflected out for a corner in the second minute by Ally Gilchrist while Harrington saved from Manley minutes later. In the ninth minute, Hemmings went down in the box after a challenge from Kevin O’Connor.

Dimas hit a tame effort that was saved by Harrington one minute later. Down the other end, Cian Murphy’s shot was deflected out for a corner. In the 16th minute, the visitors were reduced to 10 men when McCarthy was sent off. The sending-off changed the dynamics of the game.

David Hurley’s free was easily saved by David Harrington while Jonas Hakkinen’s tame effort failed to trouble Conor Kearns. City’s ball in the final third was poor and anytime they did create something the Utd defence were able to handle it.

Kearns saved from Cian Murphy in the 54th minute and on the hour mark Walsh was denied by an excellent save from the City netminder. McCormack’s corner hit the crossbar on the 70th minute and then Hurley did so well to get back and win the ball as City went on the attack one minute later. 

In the 80th minute City sub Barry Coffey hit a low drive that was just inches wide. Bargary's excellent shot went over the crossbar minutes later. A header from Murphy was wide in the 89th minute. Kearns then pulled off a superb save to deny Aaron Bolger at the end as Utd held on for a point. 

Cork City

13David Harrington 20 Goalkeeper
4Cian Coleman Midfielder
6Ally Gilchrist 19 Defender
9Ruairi Keating 40 Forward 50'
11Cian Bargary Forward
14Kevin O’Connor Defender
15Matt Healy 10 Midfielder
18Joshua Honohan 7 Defender
24Cian Murphy Forward
8Aaron Bolger Midfielder 59'
28Jonas Hakkinen Defender
20Jimmy Corcoran 13 Goalkeeper
3Ronan Hurley Defender
7Dylan McGlade 18 Midfielder
10Barry Coffey 15 Midfielder
17Darragh Crowley Forward
19Matt Srbely 6 Midfielder
22James Doona Midfielder
25Gordon Walker Defender
40Louis Britton 9 Forward

Galway Utd

1Conor Kearns Goalkeeper
2Conor O’Keeffe Defender 50'
3Stephen Walsh Defender 45'
4Charlie Lyons Defender
9Manu Dimas 6 Forward
10David Hurley 7 Midfielder
28Rob Manley 18 Forward
12James Finnerty Defender
22Conor McCormack Midfielder
24Edward McCarthy Midfielder 16'
27Max Hemmings Midfielder
6Diego Portilla 9 Defender
7Gary Boylan 10 Defender
8Mikie Rowe Midfielder
15David Tarmey Forward
17Mark Russell Defender
16Matthew Connor Goalkeeper
18Wilson Waweru 28 Forward
19Francely Lomboto Forward
26Oisin O’Reilly Defender
  • 96'

    All over here

  • 96'

    Conor Kearns with a terrific save.

  • 93'

    Another City corner

  • 92'

    Conor Kearns down to save from Barry Coffey

  • 90'

    Six minutes added time here

  • 89'

    Gary Boylan is on for Galway

  • 89'

    Gary Boylan is on for Galway

  • 82'

    Cian Bargary with a beauty of a shot that dips over the bar

  • 82'

    Manu Dimas gets his leg up and hits the ball out for a corner, lucky it didn't end up in the net.

  • 80'

    Coffey with a low drive that is just inches wide

  • 78'

    Down the other end the ball comes off Barry Coffey and out for a goal kick

  • 78'

    Wilson Waweru's shot is cut out

  • 77'

    David Hurley's drive is out for a Galway corner

  • 75'

    Matt Srbely's cross is deflected out for a corner

  • 72'

    David Hurley does so well to cut the ball out as City were on the attack.

  • 68'

    Aaron Bolger's cross meets the head of Louis Britton but it's a weak effort and Kearns gathers

  • 66'

    Rob Manley goes off

  • 66'

    Wilson Waweru is on for the visitors

  • 60'

    City keeper Jimmy Corcoran pulls off a great save from Stephen Walsh's header

  • 59'

    Aaron Bolger the latest player to be booked

  • 55'

    Matt Healy is off

  • 55'

    Barry Coffey comes on for the home side

  • 55'

    Ruairi Keating makes way

  • 55'

    Louis Britton is on

  • 54'

    6,393 is the attendance here at the Cross. Fantastic to see

  • 50'

    Conor O'Keeffe gets a yellow

  • 50'

    Ruairi Keating gets booked

  • 50'

    A little bit of pushing and shoving here. Sean Grant is out to lay down the law

  • 49'

    Cian Bargary with a low drive but Conor Kearns is down to save

  • 45'

    All square at the break

  • 45'

    Stephen Walsh is booked

  • 45'

    Stephen Walsh and David Hurley play a one two, Walsh goes down the wing but Jonas Hakkinen races over to make a tackle

  • 45'

    Josh Honohan is the player to go off

  • 45'

    A boost for City as Dylan McGlade comes on

  • 44'

    Harrington is off

  • 44'

    Jimmy Corcoran is on

  • 43'

    He's not able to continue

  • 43'

    Harrington comes out to gather a ball but goes down again and needs attention

  • 41'

    The visitors are defending well, though there has been nothing really to trouble them yet

  • 40'

    City's ball in the final third has been poor so far

  • 35'

    Cian Murphy races through, cuts the ball back but Utd clear

  • 34'

    Hakkinen with a ball that is meant for Kevin O'Connor but it's too short and Conor Kearns is out to get it

  • 33'

    Jonas Hakkinen's tame shot is cleared.

  • 32'

    David Hurley's free kick is easily gathered by Harrington

  • 31'

    Ruairi Keating goes down after a bit of a push by Charlie Lyons. But the referee is not heeding it.

  • 24'

    Ally Gilchrist goes off

  • 24'

    Matt Srbely is on

  • 23'

    Manu Dimas goes off

  • 23'

    Diego Portilla is on

  • 16'

    A big moment here at the Cross as Ed McCarthy is shown a straight red card. He clipped Cian Bargary who had made a run down the wing.

  • 12'

    Cian Murphy with a chance but it's out for a corner. All go here

  • 10'

    David Harrington is down at the moment. It looks like he injured himself with that save from Manley

  • 9'

    Max Hemmings goes down in the box but referee Sean Grant is having none of it

  • 8'

    David Harrington makes a fine save from Rob Manley

  • 2'

    The corner comes to nothing

  • 2'

    Max Hemmings' cross is deflected out for a corner by Ally Gilchrist

  • 1'

    And we are underway here at the Cross

  • Teams will be in shortly.

  • Galway manager John Caulfield came out earlier and got a good reception from the City supporters. A former player and manager here. Still well regarded

  • The crowd is building here. Among the interested supporters here is Pat Dolan. Dolan managed Cork City but is a Galway man and played for Utd

  • Hello and welcome to a sun drenched Turner's Cross for this evening's big clash between Cork City and Galway Utd. I'm Deniese O'Flaherty and will be providing updates for the game

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LOI Men's First Division
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(Round 2)
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(Series 27)
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LOI Men's First Division
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(Series 18)
2 - 3
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(Series 9)
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Turner's Cross
Beaufort Park, Turner\'s Cross C, Cork, County Cork, Munster, T12 E3H5, Ireland

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