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A BRIDGE TO GLORY.

Sixmilebridge......5-10 Dunloy.............2-6

SIXMILEBRIDGE stor-med to victory to land the All-Ireland club title at Croke Park yesterday.

Brave Dunloy could never fully recover from a savage 'Bridge attack which yielded three first half goals.

So just six months after the county Clare hurlers bridged an 81 year gap Sixmilebridge have added club honours to the Banner County.

David Chaplin was the hero scoring 2-1 and creating general havoc in a hard-pressed Dunloy defence.

The ageless Gerry McInerney also played a vital role hitting 1-4 and winning valuable possession when he moved outfield in the second half. The 'Bridge struck for their first goal inside a minute when Chaplin's long delivery was flicked by McInerney into the path of Danny Chaplin who pulled first time and netted from 15 metres.

Dunloy recovered well with their fiery brand of hurling up setting Sixmilebridge and by the 16th minute Tony McGrath had sent them into a 0-4 to 1-0 lead with a mighty point.

McInerney equalised for the Clare form a free and Danny Chaplin sent brother David in for the second goal after 21 minutes.

Four minutes later Danny Chaplin created the third goal, this time for McInerney.

David Chaplin and McInerney added points to open up an eight point gap and pave the way for a possible rout.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Author:Keys, Colm
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Mar 18, 1996
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